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Heavy Metal DTO (id:#60875)
(Afrikakorps - AK003 Bitter Enders ID:AK 19)
Designer: Unknown
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On the 18th of January the Germans launched Operation Eilbote in an effort to shore up their southern defenses by recapturing the eastern Dorsals mountain range and the Kebir reservoir that supplied water to Tunis. Colonel Weber of the 10th Panzer Division was given elements of the 756th Mountain, 20th Flak, and 501st Schwere Panzer Abteilung. Group Weber drove for three furious days through the French sector, covering over 37 miles until it contacted Combat Command B of the US First Armored Division.
Attacker: American (Elements II/13th Armoured Regt & II/6th Armoured Infantry Regt, 1st Armoured Division)
Defender: German (Elements Schwere Panzer Abteilung 501 & 756th Gebirgsjager Regt)  
Turns: 6     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Bir el Aalia, Tunisia 1943-01-21
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:4.0 D:4.0
AFVs: A:9
M4A1 x 2
M3 GMC x 3
M3 ht x 4

PzKpfw VIE x 2
PzKpfw IVF2 x 2
SPW 251/1 x 5

Guns: A:0 D:1
3.7cm FlaK 36 o. 37 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Light Dust. No APCR/ APDS may be used in this scenario
Map Board(s): Tobruk
Overlays: Tr1 H8 R5
Errata (source)
AK 19 SSR 4 appears to need clarification it says American player makes a "dr+1 (FRU)" to determine the number of vehicles that enter each turn. Is it just dr +1 or dr/2 (FRU)?
Q: AK 19 SSR 4 appears to need clarification it says American player makes a "dr+1 (FRU)" to determine the number of vehicles that enter each turn. Is it just dr +1 or dr/2 (FRU)? A: You should ignore the extraneous reference as you surmiseddirect email to Ray Tapio
Q. AK #19 Heavy Metal: The scenario card in the box by the turn track states that the Germans set up first and the Americans move first. The caption over the German OB states that the entire German force enters "on turn two along the north edge." What am I missing? A: Strike the "Germans set up first" entry.Ray Tapio AK Q&A
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hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-07-30 19:12:34
hoxson1 Modified the overview2019-07-30 19:09:56
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2017-12-29 15:13:35
cosarara Added a playing2016-11-07 07:53:19
cosarara Added Errata2016-09-23 10:51:55
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2016-09-30(A) Paolo Cariolato vs Sebastiano Caltabiano American win
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Avg Rating: 6.00Votes: 1
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To-Play list count: 0
Estimated Play time: 5.5 hours
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Heavy Metal
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[A] German 0
[D] American 1
Tuesday 28 January 2020 05:56:53 PM  (c)dramsey 2020