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Becker's Battery ETO (id:#60501)
(Beyond the Beachhead 2 ID:BtB 15)
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See Also: Becker's Battery by View From the Trenches
Designer: Chas Smith, Shaun Carter, and Charles Markuss
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The Sherman tanks of 3rd Royal Tank Regiment were in the lead of the armored charge of Operation Goodwood. Thanks to the suppression of the German defenses by Allied bombing and the speed of the advance, they did not encounter any significant opposition. However in their path were the Nebelwerfer batteries of the 272nd Brigade and the self-propelled guns of Batterie 3 of Sturmgeschutz Abteilung 200, commnded by Major Becker. Belying their ungainly appearance, the self-propelled guns were well placed to use their high velocity 75mm and 105mm ammo against the lightly armored Shermans.
Attacker: British (Elements of A Squadron, 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, 29th Armoured Brigade, 11th Armoured Division)
Defender: German (Battery III, Assault Gun Battalion 200, Panzer Division 21 and Grentheville Garrison)  
Turns: 6     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Grentheville, France 1944-07-18
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:0.0 D:2.5
AFVs: A:21
Sherman V(a) x 15
Sherman VC(a) x 3
Crusader AA x 2
Stuart Recon(a) x 1

GSW 39H(f) x 4
GSW 39H(f) PaK x 6

Guns: A:0 D:1
7.5cm PaK 40 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: D: AFVs have -1 DRM to any HD attempt, Elite for Special Ammo, unlimited panzerfaust
Map Board(s): 33 44 BFP-D BFP-F
Overlays: BFP-V-2
Errata (source)
Firefly Should have 1 ROFBFP Website
Sherman V(a) counters wrong. Should have 13 MP and 8 AFBFP Website
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hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-07-03 13:56:24
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-12-09 12:55:35
hoxson1 Modified the Defender2016-12-09 12:53:51
hoxson1 Modified the overview2016-05-30 16:47:12
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-04-09 21:12:27
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2012-11-15(A) Fred Ingram vs Jeff Coleman British winGenerally I stay away from AFV heavy scenarios because ASL is best (in my opinion) as an infantry game with some armor support. This one looked good though, and we are trying to play all of the BtB & Operation Cobra scenarios from BFP. There is a lot of open ground to cover, and the German tank destroyers have the initial advantage (they are small, have "L" class guns, and the Shermans are large. However, this is a case of quantity being able to overcome. Once the British closed on positions, it was just a matter of time before a hit occurred, and the German armor factors are pitiful. I was able to destroy enough AFV's and get enough off board at the end to garner 76 victory points for the win. Not sure if I would want to play this again (once was enough). I guess I don' appreciate the finer points of tank melee's.
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Alfred Becker reviewing assault gun battalion troops stand before their 10,5 cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschützwagen 39H(f) shortly before the invasion, May 1944 (becker_review.png)Imagehoxson1137
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Alfred Becker reviewing assault gun battalion troops stand before their 10,5 cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschützwagen 39H(f) shortly before the invasion, May 1944
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Estimated Play time: 7.9 hours
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Becker's Battery [Confirmed]
[A] British 4
[D] German 2
Thursday 17 October 2019 02:15:38 AM  (c)dramsey 2019