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Hard Cactus DTO (id:#57026)
Critical Hit (Critical Hit Online # 1 ID:CH 81a)
(Revision: CH #4.2: CH81)
See Also: Hard Cactus by Critical Hit Hard Cactus by Critical Hit
Designer: Alan Smee
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The Germans in Tunisia, while caged, had definitely not been tamed. Despite losing the strategic initiative, they carried out a number of counter-attacks and local offensives. One such maneuver was Operation Fruehlingswind (Spring Wind), with had as one of its objectives the town of Sbeitla. The morning of the 16th saw U.S. armored units counter-attack to try and push back the two attacking German columns. A pitched battle ensued, with strong armored forces, artillery and aircraft engaged on both sides.
Attacker: German (Elements of Kampfgruppe Pfeiffer, 21 Panzer Division)
Defender: American (Elements of the 3rd Battalion, 6th Armored Division and 1st U.S. Armored Division)  
Turns: 7.5     Players: 2     OBA: Both     Night: No
Sbeitla, Tunisia 1943-02-16
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:12.0 D:11.5
AFVs: A:13
PzKpfw VIE x 1
PzKpfw IVF2 x 4
PzKpfw IIIL x 4
SPW 251/sMG x 1
SPW 251/10 x 1
SPW 251/1 x 2
SdKfz 10/4 x 1

Lee(a) x 2
M4 x 2
M10 GMC x 2
M3 ht x 2
T19 HMC x 1
2 1/2-Ton x 2
Jeep(a) x 1

Guns: A:0 D:3
M1 81mm Mortar x 1
M3A1 37mm AT Gun x 2
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: DLV w A: Air w D: Air, Tr3
Map Board(s): 15 25
Overlays: NONE
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Hard Cactus
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[A] German 3
[D] American 6
Friday 06 December 2019 12:59:38 AM  (c)dramsey 2019