The Polish 1st Carpathian Rifle Battalion advanced on the right flank of the 2nd Carpathian Rifle Battalion assaulting Points 593 and 569. The lead company fought its way towards The Gorge with its initial objective being to take Albaneta Farm to the rear of Snakeshead Ridge. They met stiff resistance from German paratroopers but managed to reach the entrance to The Gorge which was discovered to be mined. Sappers moved forward in the early light of dawn to clear the mines. First one troop and then a second troop of tanks moved forward to support the mine clearing effort. . .
Attacker: Polish (Elements of the 1st Carpathian Rifle Battalion, 1st Carpathian Rifle Brigade and Elements of the 4th Polish Armoured Regiment)
Defender: German (Elements of the 1st Parachute Battalion, 3rd Parachute Regiment, 1st Parachute Division)
Turns: 8 Players: 2 OBA: Both Night: No
The Gorge, near Cassino, Italy 1944-05-12
Squads: A:25.0 D:13.0
AFVs: A:8 Sherman II(a) x 2 Sherman V(a) x 6
Guns: A:0 D:4 7.5cm PaK 40 x 1 7.5cm LG 40 x 1 8cm GrW 34 x 2