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Guards Attack ETO (id:#56073)
Multi-Man Publishing (ASL 5a - For King and Country ID:108)
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Prior Publication: AH: ASL Annual `91 A 35
See Also: Guards Attack by Avalon Hill
Designer: Joe Suchar & John Mishcon
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Stiff German resistance had thwarted Horrock’s plan to smash out of the XXX Corps’ bridgehead on Sunday and link with the Americans in Eindhoven in less than three hours. By nightfall on the 17th, Lt. Col. Vandeleur’s tanks had only reached Valkenswaard – six miles short of the day’s objective – where orders to halt the advance were received. To the east of the highway, heather-covered dunes cut by small streams made the area barely negotiable for armor. To the west, the wooden bridges were too frail to support Shermans. Unaware of the destruction of the highway bridge at Zon, his men had spent the night chafing at the seemingly unreasonable delay by their commanders. Cheers went up from the Irish as orders finally came to move out. Although the scouting patrols of the Household Cavalry had warned of Germans in good defensive positions up ahead, Vandeleur’s force met little opposition as they neared the village of Aalst, halfway to Eindhoven.
Attacker: British (Irish Guards Armoured Regiment)
Defender: German (Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6)  
Turns: 8     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
near Aalst, The Netherlands 1944-09-18
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:7.0 D:4.5
AFVs: A:6
Sherman VC(a) x 1
Sherman V(a) x 3
3-Ton Lorry x 2

Guns: A:0 D:1
5cm PaK 38 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Stream is Flooded (B20.44) w A: Tr2
Map Board(s): 13 17
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
Add a 2-4-8 to the German OB.MMP
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2019-11-18(A) David Garvin vs Nick Faryna British winA critical hit on his AT gun pretty much ended the scenario. I used my armour to overrun his defenders, broke through and that pretty much sealed the game.
2017-12-23(D) leo zhu vs John Knowles British winJohn use AFVs well and make smoke. However, I setup too forward, so...
2014-03-10(D) Mike Johnston vs Pete Abrams German winInteresting battle. My dice were good, Pete's not so much but it still went down to the last turn CCPh.
2008-04-05(A) David Ramsey vs John O'Reilly British winVery tough on the Germans!
2008-03-09(A) William Raynovich vs Todd Pytel In progressI am still learning.
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Estimated Play time: 4.2 hours
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ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
Guards Attack [Confirmed]
[A] British 12
[D] German 3
Friday 06 December 2019 04:30:32 PM  (c)dramsey 2019