We decided to keep it small in order to gain familiarity with the rules, before bringing in tanks, anti tank guns and the like. Here is the set up:
|Before set up. The grass is very green.|
|The Brits move up|
Don and I played the Germans and I suggested that Don assault into the houses, so we could play through the assault rules.
|As the Germans prepare themselves for their assault, a strange giant sheep silently watches...|
|The Brits took out the remaining teams in the Train Station|
|The Germans were left with three teams and fell back ultimately to the trees|
A little cocky now, Steve started to push forward to kill off Don's platoon entirely and take the objective.
On the right flank, Chris' platoon exited cover for reasons best explained by him and failed to hit the FJ's in the trees and in the building. In their turn they pinned Chris' platoon and then ripped him apart in the assault. He failed motivation and his remaining teams fled the battle.
|Just before the assault|
|On the move back|
However the last of Donald's platoon moved in for the kill destroying the British's hope for victory, and taking the objective: