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**The Stolberg Corridor - The Matrix Games version of West Front

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**The Stolberg Corridor

By Huib Versloot
Axis 4 - 6 - 10 Allies
Rating: 8.57 (15)
Games Played: 20
SM: 5
Turns: 25
Type: Stock
First Side: Axis
Second Side: Allies
[East of Aachen, Germany]:[H2H]:[HIS]:[BB]: With the decision to bypass Aachen, the plan of the US VII Corps called for a frontal attack by armor to sweep through the West Wall defenses south of the city then a northward sweep to complete the encirclement. By September 14th CCB/3rd Armored Division had penetrated deeply into the West Wall and was poised to drive north. At Roetgen, CCB split into two task forces with TF King advancing toward Stolberg and on their left flank CCA's Task Force Doan heading for Eilendorf, Verlautenheide and the western fringes of Stolberg. On the right TF Lovelady was to fight its way to Eschweiler. The Germans threw in a scratch force build around the remains of the 9th Panzer Division. The few German tanks and assault guns tenaciously held the line and scored hits on the American Shermans time after time but were pushed back nevertheless and getting exhausted. Help was on the way though. The newly equipped veteran 12th Infantry Division led by Generalleutnant Engel was rushed in by train from West Prussia with orders to attack immediately and throw the Americans back. On September 16 Fuesilier Regiment 27 had detrained from Juelich while the next day the other two regiments arrived.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Ivan's ProfileIvan Slightly Pro Allies 8
Relayer's ProfileRelayer Well Balanced 8
Hawk Kriegsman's ProfileHawk Kriegsman Well Balanced 10
Smedley's ProfileSmedley Well Balanced 8
Charlie-66's ProfileCharlie-66 Well Balanced 8
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Allies 5 Leichte Div's Profile 5 Leichte Div vs. XLVIII Pz. Korp XLVIII Pz. Korp's Profile Axis Allies Major Loss 10 60
Axis Triarii's Profile Triarii vs. Zap Zap's Profile Allies Axis Major Loss 10 60
Allies Zap's Profile Zap vs. Boisforas Boisforas's Profile Axis Allies Minor Victory 45 20
Allies Death~Dealer's Profile Death~Dealer vs. kernel t kernel t's Profile Axis Allies Major Victory 60 10
Allies gamer20's Profile gamer20 vs. Tankertony Tankertony's Profile Axis Allies Major Loss 10 60
Hawk Kriegsman
Absolutely brilliant.

Fantastic map, nail biting to the very end, numerous options for both sides.

A WF must play.

Hawk
Kai
Major
Kai
very interesting armor vs. infantry battle
Death~Dealer
Excellent meeting engagement design for head-to-head play. Both players will find themselves on offense and defense until the end, making this battle very entertaining.
Triarii
Corporal
Triarii Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:52 am
A collection of volksturm and schutzen with a company of tanks against a US armored division.
5 Leichte Div
Corporal
5 Leichte Div Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:44 pm
Liked it. Allies seemed a bit soft, and the Germans a bit too potent - for that period.