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A Bridgehead Too Wet DTO (id:#56006)
Avalon Hill (ASL 5 - West of Alamein ID:41)
Designer: Unknown
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Balance:
GermanBritish
Overview:
Montgomery chose to make a frontal assault in an area defended by elements of Panzergrenadier Regiment Afrika and the weak Giovani Fascisti (Young Fascists). The 151st Infantry Brigade of the 50th Division reinforced by forty–odd Valentine tanks were able to cross a soggy floored wadi but no AT guns could follow. This would have dire consequences, for in the afternoon, the 15th Panzer Division counterattacked. . .
Attacker: German (Panzergrenadier Regiment 115 / Panzer Regiment 8)
Defender: British (9th Durham Light Infantry / 50th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment)  
Turns: 10     Players: 2     OBA: Both     Night: No
West of Wadi Zigzaou, Tunisia 1943-03-22
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:21.0 D:17.0
AFVs: A:12
PzKpfw IVH x 1
PzKpfw IVF2 x 2
PzKpfw IIIL x 1
PzKpfw IIIJ x 1
SPW 251/1 x 4
SPW 251/sMG x 1
SPW 251/2 x 1
SPW 251/10 x 1

D:7
Valentine II x 6
Valentine VIII x 1

Guns: A:0 D:0
OML 2-in. Mortar x 3
Boys ATR x 4
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: BT, Rain
Map Board(s): 26 27 28
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
Change the British Balance Provision to read "In the Victory Conditions, change '³7' to '³8'." The Class on the German HS counter illustration should be "[E]", not "1".MMP
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Pte Parts Rated the scenario2019-08-14 20:24:09
Pte Parts Added a playing2019-08-14 20:23:59
hoxson1 Modified the overview2018-04-25 14:50:54
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2018-03-21 22:18:18
buser333 is looking to play this scenario2017-10-04 16:57:03
Last Played:
2018-08-04(A) Shane Pask vs British winWalkover. Opening bombardment did little but did kill Pom CO (9-1). I delayed the entry of my halftracks until turn 3 hoping my tanks could take care of the defending Valentines before they arrived. Wrong! 4 dead German tanks and one with disabled MA by the end of turn 2. I gave up after turn 6 trailing 37 to 70 DVP and with no captured trenches (1 technically captured but empty, 1 disputed). Germans were down to 3 halftracks (including mortar carrier) but Poms still had 3 tanks (1 with malfunctioned MA) and 8 full trenches. Poor tactics on my part.
2008-02-02(D) Keith Colins vs Scott Goehring British win
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Statistics:
Avg Rating: 5.40Votes: 5
Views: 2404
To-Play list count: 3
Estimated Play time: 17.4 hours
Recorded Games: 2
Archive recorded plays:
German0
British2
Drawn:0

ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
A Bridgehead Too Wet [Confirmed]
[A] German 32
[D] British 27
Friday 06 December 2019 03:10:38 PM  (c)dramsey 2019