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Bridge to Nowhere ETO (id:#56019)
Multi-Man Publishing (ASL 7 - Hollow Legions (2nd Edition) ID:54)
Prior Publication: AH: Hollow Legions (1st Edition)
Designer: Unknown
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In July 1941 Mussolini sent the 62,000-strong CSIR (Italian Expeditionary Corps) to the Eastern Front. Its three divisions and attached troops linked up with the Wehrmacht in Romania, where the corps vehicular transport was pooled in order to completely motorize the 9th “Pasubio” Division. This unit, reinforced with corps artillery and motorcycle troops, was ordered to advance quickly to the Bug River, then turn south to cut off the Red Army crossing points. In one typical small-unit action during this period, elements of the division’s advance guard had to force a crossing of a small river in order to continue their advance.
Attacker: Italian (1º Battaglione, 80º "Roma" Reggimento Fanteria)
Defender: Russian (Soviet 9th Army)  
Turns: 8.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Yasnaya Polyana, Ukraine, USSR 1941-08-12
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:17.0 D:12.0
AFVs: A:0 D:1
T-40 x 1

Guns: A:4
Mortaio da 45 "Brixia" x 2
Fucile-cc S x 2
50mm RM obr. 40 x 2
PTRD-41 ATR x 3
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Treat Marsh as Woods. River is Deep. Fording rules in hexes 7M8, M9, O6, R3, U3 and X4.
Map Board(s): 7 17 19
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
Q. For Victory Condition purposes, does the 50mm mortar have a FP value of "2", "3" or "6"? Does the Cossack LMG in ASL 33 have a FP value of "2" or "3"? A."3" in both cases.MMP
The Class on both Russian HS counter illustration should be "[1]" not "1".MMP
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buser333 is not looking to play this any more2017-10-16 21:36:17
buser333 is looking to play this scenario2017-10-04 17:01:42
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2017-07-11 13:21:46
hoxson1 Modified the overview2017-07-11 13:19:57
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2017-07-11 13:09:32
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2016-01-18(A) Dave Mareske vs Scott Martin Italian winThe Russians rolled poorly to put any effective fire on the bridge and then one of the Italian ATRs sniped the Russian tank. Went to the end, but was an uphill battle for the Russians at the end.
2015-11-16(D) Dave Mareske vs Dan Best Russian win
2015-08-10(D) Bill Brodie vs Eric Topp Italian winThis was a scenario the swayed back and forward between us. I got the best of it to begin with, making it very hard for the Italians to cross the bridge. Eric managed to cross the fords and put pressure on the flank, which bogged down for both sides. Eventually the Italian firepower began to tell near the bridge, and the brittle ELR of the Russians resulted in a lot of broken conscripts. The time came to throw the tank at the bridge, but after surviving about a dozen shots, it inevitably fell to the Italian ATRs. With that went the chances of the Russians. A great scenario that I would play at any time as either side.
2014-10-12(A) Dan Best vs Keven Adams Italian win
2014-03-30(A) Andy Beaton vs Eoin Corrigan Russian winThe Italians need to put the pressure on the Russians, and my troops (or my dice) were just not up to the task. Got a glimmer of hope when the Russian tank malfed, but it was just not enough.
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Estimated Play time: 7.1 hours
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Bridge to Nowhere [Confirmed]
[A] Italian 85
[D] Russian 70
Saturday 21 October 2017 04:28:33 AM  (c)dramsey 2017