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Raff's Rules ETO (id:#62920)
(ASL Journal #12 ID:J193)
Designer: Michael Koch
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Lead elements of the 507th PIR crossed the river Rhine at around 0950 and made the first combat jump in the history of the 17th Airborne Division. Colonel Edson Raff gathered his staff and available men after landing. It took some time before he realized they had landed 3 km northwest of their assigned drop zone. Without delay, he personally organized his troops and moved out toward their original target, Castle Diersfordt, which would be the designated command post for the 507th. On the way there, Raff’s formation suddenly ran into a German artillery position. The heavy guns were shelling the Allied bridgehead on the riverbanks and were a serious threat to the British troops there. Without hesitation, Raff ordered his men at attack the artillery position, which was protected by anti-aircraft guns – among them and 88 – MG nests, and various fortifications.
Attacker: American (507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division)
Defender: German (Infanterie-Division 84)  
Turns: 5.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
near Diersfordt, Germany 1945-03-24
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:9.0 D:6.0
AFVs: A:0 D:0
Guns: A:0
M18 57mm Recoilless Rifle x 1
M19 60mm Mortar x 2
8.8cm FlaK 18 o. 36 x 1
2cm FlaK 38 x 1
s 10cm K 18 x 2
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Both sides can purchase units and fortifications (See map view)
Map Board(s): u s
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
Only the 105s can earn VP per SSR.M. Koch (designer - gamesquad post)
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cosarara Added a playing2018-08-03 11:47:16
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2018-07-26 19:42:39
hoxson1 Modified the overview2018-07-26 19:41:31
igycrctl Added a playing2018-05-16 12:17:11
von Marwitz Uploaded the Board image2018-05-15 17:11:15
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2018-06-23(A) Paolo Cariolato vs Alberto Biserni German win
2018-04-08(A) Jonathan Kapleau vs Flaherty, Larry German win
2018-02-13(A) nathan wegener vs Paul Works German winBought all assets to make smoke. No one brought smoke. Stuffed by good defense as a result.
2017-12-02(A) Jeff B vs Christopher Fleury American winBetween the VC choices and the discretionary purchases this one seems highly replayable. The extra points for shooting the ART guns is very interesting. My Americans pushed hard up the west side, with the 10-2, three squads, and a MMG holding watch in the middle. The Germans revealed both purchased HIP units early after they were each awarded juicy shots (which amounted to nothing). Americans returned fire, reducing a squad but generating a German hero (to match their own purchased one). This was how the next couple turns went, the Americans brazenly pushing forward while the Germans safely retreated to set up a new line of defense. Going into Turn 4 the score was 5:1 Germans (they had also purchased 2 extra VP). This turn saw a lot of action as the Americans placed both of their purchased DCs and both HIP German guns were brought onboard to attempt to stop this. By the end of the half turn most every German standing tall was broken and they decided to call it a day.
2017-10-28(A) Mike Jackson vs Taka M American win
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Col. Edson Raff "Little Caeser"
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