Battlegroup Overlord AAR: Meeting Engagement Around Caen

Last Weekend Lauren and I played a large platoon level game around Caen where the Germans and British are meeting at a town towards the center of the board.  The objectives are located in a few of the key buildings in the town as the Germans are tasked with shutting down the onslaught of British Armor Probing for a bridgehead.  Below is the board layout from the German’s perspective.

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And here is the PDFs of the two forces:

Germans Normandy Brits Armoured

 

Some shots of the Germans from their point of advance:

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A Shot of the Main street from the East:

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And some shots of the British at the start:

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Some Brit Armor Makes it way up the flanks to capture the ville and the first objective:

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While a 17 Pdr is deployed to cover the main road:

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The Panther Creeps up to take a position on the other side of the hedge:

 

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While there is some armor action in the town center:

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And a Firefly takes out the Stug IV:

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An Achilles destroys a probing Puma While a Marder also falls victim:

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As the Achilles advance up the road and one is sniped by a panther:

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Some more action and close assault in the town Centre:

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And the Typhoon utilizes a successful airstrike against the advancing column of Germans:

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With the Germans Suppressed and running low on battle counters the Achilles sweeps towards German HQ (pictured below) and the final objective the farm:

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And the remaining Panther is destroyed and the farm/HQ captured as the battle counters for the Germans Expire:

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Great Win for Lauren who was commanding the Brits!  Hope you enjoyed this AAR!

 

Cheers,

 

Ted

 

 

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6 comments on “Battlegroup Overlord AAR: Meeting Engagement Around Caen

  1. DaveM says:

    Nice game. Lauren’s Typhoon needs a stand so her arm doesn’t get tired !

    Cheers, Dave

  2. Your Blog ROCKS! always enjoy reading you AAR’s and a big salute from Montreal !

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