SS VerfugungsTruppe in action May 1940 Holland

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SS VerfugungsTruppe in action May 1940 Holland

Postby PassandReviewofWW2 » 11 Oct 2017 19:25

Special Troops under Hitlers Personal Command were committed to action to gain battle experience.
This actions can be simulated using Advanced Squad Leader Tactical Game system and Modules Doomed Battalions 3/Beyond Valor/Festung Budapest
Scenario Title : Mount Cupola
Date May 12, 1940
Location: The Grebbeberg Holland
Situation: The Dutch Waterline Position was creating such delays that the Germans looked for a weak point to break thru, The weak point appeared to be an area that was not flooded around the Land Mass dubbed the Grebbeberg
Map board 24 Hexow R West / Hexrow R-GG in Play
Balance Germans are fanatic
Dutch add on 458 Elite Squad to OB
Victory Conditions; The side that controls any one Hex R4-R5-S5 at Game end Wins
Dutch Setup First
German Moves First
Turns 1 2 3 4 5
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Elements of Dutch Forces ELR 3 SAN 4 Setup on/West Hexrow Z
458 Elite Squad/457 First line Squad x 2/437 Green Squad x2/Crew/? Concealment Counter x 4/Leader 9-2/Support Weapons MMG/LMG/81mm Brandt Mortar/Cupola FP 6-1/ROF3/AF4/CS 4/ Fortifications; 6AP Mine Factor x 3 /Wire x 2/ 1-3-5 Pillbox/Trench
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Elements of German SS SturmGruppe Standarten ELR 3 SAN 2
Setup East of Hexrow AA
447 SS Squad x 15/ Crew/ Leader 9-1/9-0/6+1/Support Weapons HMG/75 Inf Gun iE 18/Armor Support PSW 231(6R) x 2
SSR: 1. EC are moderate with no wind at start
2. Dutch receive one module of 80mm OBA with OBO-Dutch Player selects OBO Hex forLOS Purposes
3. Vallely Terrain is not in effect, Valley Terrain is considered Level One Hill rising from Ground 0 Level not Valley Terrain Level.Hexes R4-R5-S5 are Level Two Hill, the Road outline around Hexes R4-R5-S5 is the Crest line separating Level Two and Level One Hills
4. The Dutch constructed special housings to mount steel cupolas fitted with HMG/ Game Rule D 9.52 and Roof Top Rules are modified to allow cupola placement in one of the B24 Hexes R4-R5-S5 Hexes only. Building TEM is not changed
5. The Dutch May fortify one building LOC
6. The Cupola is fitted with HMG 6-12 FP/ROF3/AF4/CS4
7,The German 9-0 is treated like a Commissar all Commissar Rules for Rally and Morale only apply to this Leader and any Unit in the same location
8.Both sides setup concealed if in Concealment Terrain
aftermath: The Germans moved in an entire SS Stormgruppe to clear the area. The SS working thru thickets and overgrowth were raked by Dutch fire from Cupolas w/MGs recentlly set on the wooded slopes. The cupolas could not be put out of action , were causing the SS attack to flounder. Boiling mad SS Gruppenfuhrer Wackerlie Charged the Hill. Despite such bold actions the battle continued.

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Re: SS VerfugungsTruppe in action May 1940 Holland

Postby PassandReviewofWW2 » 13 Oct 2017 17:01

German setup ON/East Hexrow AA

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Re: SS VerfugungsTruppe in action May 1940 Holland

Postby PassandReviewofWW2 » 13 Oct 2017 17:05

Roof Top Rules are in effect for Dutch B24 For one Hex, R4 or R5-or S 5
The Cupola may be placed in another allowed Hex , other than Roof Top Level Two Hill Location during setup


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