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Erstwhile Allies DTO (id:#58981)
The Bunker (Dispatches from the Bunker #21 ID:DB048)
Designer: Stephen Johns
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Balance:
AmericanVichy French
Overview:
The U.S. 1st Infantry Division was one of three prongs heading toward Oran after the initial Operation Torch landings that same day. Most Vichy resistance was half-hearted, but as Company C of the 18th RCT approached St. Cloud they were ambushed and driven back. St. Cloud was a farming town with sturdy stone buildings. The town was defended by Colonial Legionnaire ad Service d’Orde troops, French Fascists who modeled themselves on the SS. After regrouping, the 18th RCT resumed their advance, this time with support from attached tank destroyers.
Attacker: American (Elements of the 1st Battalion, 18th Regimental Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division)
Defender: Vichy French (Elements of the 16th Tirailleurs Tunisian and 1st Battalion Legion Etrangere)  
Turns: 6.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
St. Cloud, Algeria 1942-11-08
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:11.0 D:7.5
AFVs: A:2
M3 GMC x 2

D:0
Guns: A:0
M2 60mm Mortar x 1
D:1
Canon de 75 mle 1897 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: No Quarter can not be declared by either side
Map Board(s): 22
Overlays: O3 O4 O5
Errata (source)
Set-up instructions for the 2 HIP Fanatic French 1/2 squads, the set-up should read: "ON/Between Hexrows BB and DD."DftB Issue 22
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Hutch Modified the Attacker's Guns2017-10-12 07:06:34
Hutch Modified the unit counts2017-10-12 07:06:34
hoxson1 Modified the Theatre2016-09-02 19:49:32
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2016-08-25 18:47:26
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-08-25 18:31:45
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2016-05-24(A) Hawkeye Aylward vs JR Vichy French winI am coming back to ASL after a very long layoff and I was playing a recurring champion, so take this all with a big pinch of salt. I think the Yanks have a very tough go in this one. They have to capture three buildings and neither their troops or firepower seem especially robust for the task. On the other hand, the French historically kept the Amis out of St. Cloud ... I would like to have another go at it and maybe give the Yanks the balance.
2014-12-27(A) fabrizio da pra vs Marco Negrelli American winThe fanatics half squad where where discovered very early and with little effect. The American was able to advance very fast on the first turn and interdict the the road of retreat of the first line of French troops with a MMG and squad in AA8 hex. From there it was a two hex per turn advance for the American killing with firepower all the French opposition, mostly unable to skulk due to a flanking unopposed force. The gun when revealed was able to destroy an halftrack but was broken on the first 9+2 shot. All was over by the 5th turn.
2008-01-19(A) Fred Schwarz vs Eric Safran American win
2007-03-23(D) Michael Gilchrist vs Lee Jennings American winAmerican Balance
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Avg Rating: 7.00Votes: 5
Views: 1163
To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 3.4 hours
Recorded Games: 4
Archive recorded plays:
American3
Vichy French1
Drawn:0

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Erstwhile Allies
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[A] French 17
[D] American 7
Thursday 19 October 2017 04:08:22 PM  (c)dramsey 2017