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Dorset Wood in the Rain ETO (id:#56357)
Avalon Hill (AH:ASL Annual `96 ID:A 100)
Designer: Pat Jonke
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Balance:
GermanBritish
Overview:
Despite days of intermittent rain, by evening of the 18th the Allies XXX Corps had completed the encirclement of Geilenkirchen with the British 43rd Wessex Division to the north and the U.S. 84th Division to the south. As the GIs attempted to penetrate into the strongly held city, the Wessex’s 214th Brigade moved to secure the north suburbs, with the 1st Worcestershire Battalion gaining the village of Tripsrath by nightfall. With the 15th Panzergrenadier Division nearby, however, a counterattack was expected. The 9th dawned soggy, overcast, and generally miserable – more of the same. The poor road conditions had held up the battalion’s antitank guns. Nevertheless, by 1100 hours the Worcesters were in position to support the American action at Geilenkirchen as a prelude to advancing on Straeten and Waldenrath. When the expected German counterattack emerged from the woods to the west of Tripsrath, it demonstrated forcible that the Worcesters were in an exposed position.
Attacker: German (104th Panzergrenadier Regiment and Schwere Panzer Abteilung 506)
Defender: British (Company C, Worcestershire Battalion, 43rd Wessex Division/59th Antitank Regiment)  
Turns: 8.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Tripsrath, Germany 1944-11-19
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:16.0 D:11.0
AFVs: A:4
PzKpfw VIE (L) x 2
StuG IIIG (L) x 2

D:4
Archilles(a) x 1
Carrier 2" MTR x 1
Carrier C x 2

Guns: A:0 D:3
OQF 6-Pounder 7-cwt x 2
OML 3-in. Mortar x 1
OML 2-in. Mortar x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Heavy Rain, Soft Ground, poss Mud rules if rains 4 turns w D: setup TI
Map Board(s): 10 24
Overlays: NONE
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hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2017-09-05 13:22:55
hoxson1 Modified the overview2017-05-15 17:19:38
hoxson1 Modified the overlays2016-05-16 13:31:01
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-05-08 20:41:47
hoxson1 Modified the overview2016-04-04 12:52:31
Last Played:
1998-11-05(D) Jason Wert vs Richard Simonds British win
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Statistics:
Avg Rating: 5.50Votes: 2
Views: 1578
To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 8.5 hours
Recorded Games: 1
Archive recorded plays:
German0
British1
Drawn:0

ROAR Data:
Dorset Wood in the Rain [Confirmed]
[A] German 14
[D] British 25
Wednesday 24 April 2019 08:04:39 PM  (c)dramsey 2019