Friday, February 19, 2010
Jim's 7th Armoured
1500 pts Encounter
The Brits started with 2 Cromwell platoons + HQ (2 Croms + 2 Crom CS) on the table - all deployed in wheetfields near the centre. They had a 3rd Crom & a motorised infantry in reserve.
The Germans had a Jagpanther on one objective & 4 MkIVs + HQ MkIV on the other. They had 3 armoured AAHTs, 3 Neblewerfers & Panzergrenadiers in reserve.
The German AAHTs arrived to cover the objective. The Panzergrenadiers also arrived, but on the wrong flank. The MkIV's moved left & the Panzergrenadiers doubled after them.
Being early in the night we played on to see what would have happened if the Brits had passed morale. The motorised arrived immediately, so no more morale tests for the Brits. The Cromwells quickly destroyed the AAHTs & the Neblewerfers on one objective while the 2IC platoon took the other objective. The Germans passed company morale, but the MKIVs couldn't cover both objectives on their own, so the Brits won the non-battle.
The club had the usual 30+ attendance - mostly fantasy & sci-fi games but about half a dozen involved in FOW.