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Sting of the Cactus PTO (id:#57357)
Critical Hit (Leatherneck 3 ID:LN3-5)
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Designer: Dave "Ogre" Dally
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For the 96th Division, April 5th was the beginning of dealing with stiff resistance on Okinawa. The 383rd estimated at one time during the day that its forward elements were receiving fire from twenty machine-guns and from fifteen to twenty mortars, in addition to fire from enemy artillery pieces. The 383rd efforts concentrated on Cactus Ridge, 600 yards southeast of Mashiki, which commanded the high ground between Uohitomari and Oyama. And infantry company supported by tanks made a direct assault on Cactus Ridge under heavy fire. The ridge was protected by an anti-tank ditch, barbed wire, and a long minefield.
Attacker: American (Elements of the 383rd Infantry Regiment and supporting elements of the 763rd Tank Battalion)
Defender: Japanese (Elements of the 12th Independent Infantry Battalion)  
Turns: 10     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Cactus Ridge, Okinawa 1945-04-05
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:15.0 D:9.0
AFVs: A:7
M5A1 x 3
M4 x 2
M4A3(75)W x 2

Guns: A:0 D:6
Type 97 Curved-Fire Infantry Gun x 1
Type 1 47mm AT x 3
Type 92 Infantry Gun x 1
Year-41 Type Mountain Gun x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: PTO (Exc: Woods/Brush/Marsh is Brush, Orchards are Cactus Patch).
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Sting of the Cactus
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Tuesday 18 February 2020 07:22:46 PM  (c)dramsey 2020