GIs of the 83rd Infantry Division took particular pride in their use of captured German vehicles. So extenisve was their “used car lot” appearance tha the news correspondents nicknamed this unit the “Rag Tag Circus”. The Americans had a chance to prove the value of their assorted Wehrmacht hardware as they assaulted the German troops defending Barby.
Attacker: American (83rd Infantry Division)
Defender: German (Infanterie-Division Scharnhorst)
Turns: 6 Players: 2 OBA: None Night: No
Barby on the Elbe, Germany 1945-04-12
Squads: A:9.0 D:7.0
AFVs: A:9 PzKpfw IIL x 1 PzKpfw IVH x 1 StuG IIIG x 1 Kfz 1 x 1 2 1/2-Ton x 1 Opel Blitz x 2 Buessing-NAG x 1 Jeep(a) 4 x 1