German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

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German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 17:27

Title: Marshal Plan
Date: 5 May 1944
Location : Drvar Yugoslavia
Situation: After years of battling Partisan Groups in the Balkans, The German Command appeared to locate the Resistance Command and Control Center. To eliminate the partisan army and capture the Command Elements, the Germans conducted a joint Ground Air Operation to Surround the
Partisans.
Map Board 32 Map Board 42
Hexrow P North Hexrow FF North
A-P FF- R Hexrow in Play
Balance:
Partisans; Move the German Start back to Hexrow P - FF
German add PSW 222 Armor Car/Add Game Turn
Victory: The Partisan Command Group 10-0/527 must exit off South Board edge in GOOD ORDER for Partisan Victory
Partisan Setup First
German Move First
TURNS 1 2 3 4 5
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Partisan Army ELR 5 SAN 2 Setup
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:15

Partisan Army Setup ELR 5 SAN 2
B32 Setup Hexrows E-K B42 Setup AA-U
337 Squad x 3/Leader 9-1/Setup Concealed/ Concealment Counter x 5 Dummy Stack
Crew 228/HMG .50 cal/Leader 9-2/Setup Concealed/ Concealment Counter x 4 Dummy Stack
Crew 228/ G obr 38 152 ART Setup Hidden Placement in Concealment Terrain/Large Guns may not setup In Buildings unless Fortified
Fortifications: AP Mine Factor 8/ cannot be exchanged for AT Mine
Command Group 10-0 / 527 Squad setup Concealed
Army Elements Setup Concealed: 458 /LMG
447 /LMG
Command Group/Army Elements setup B32 Building Hex D1/ B 42 Building Hex V2 / U 8
German Player May Not observe Partisan Player Setup until Complete.
Partisan Command Group may not Move or Advance Phase Move until Turn 3 /All Other actions Prep Fire Rally etc allowed
Army Elements must Pass NTC to Move Turn One after all may move
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Elements of German Army ELR 3 SAN 2 Setup B 32 On North Hexrow L B 42 On North Hexrow BB
!st Mountain 548 x 3/8-1/MMG/
Army Elements 467 x 3/447x6/Leaders 8-1/8-0/6+1/Support Weapons LMGx3/Armor Support 38 H 735f x 2 Captured Renault/Opel Blitz x 2
Air Drop Elements 838 x 3/Leader 9-2/9-1/8-1 Turn One Air Drop any portion during Move Phase
SSR: 1 EC are moderate with no wind at Start
2. Partisan Have MOL Capability
3.Partisan Command Group 10-0 /527 may not Move until Turn 3
4.German 838 Air Drop Units must select any Open Ground Hex as Landing Zone/May not move after Drop Phase/after ward may move/Drop Units Fire half Fire after Drop Phase.
Air Drop dr of 1-2 Unit Lands on Drop Zone
3-6 Miss Drop Zone
Miss Drop Zone results:
Pond/Off Map: Elimination
Crag/Wood/Orchard//Building/Unit is Broken
Brush/Grain/Gully Pinned
Air Drop Process: Select Open Ground Hex/Make Air Drop dr/ if 1-2 Unit Lands on Drop Zone
dr 3-6/Place Artillery Request Counter in Landing Zone /Counter will have numbered sides from 1-6
1 placed to North
Make Dice Roll: color die indicates direction of drift/white dr indicates number of hexes drift
aftermath: The Partisans equipped primarily with rifles were no match for German Fire Power and Storm Tactics. Marshal Tito however managed to escape using the cave complexes in the area.
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:16

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:18

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:20

Turn One: German Air Drop Zone Road Hex/ Lands off Target in Wood Hex
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:22

Trun One: German Air Drop Zone Units Roll dr 1-2 Land On Target in Open Ground Hexes South Board Edge
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:25

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 17 Jan 2019 19:31

Turn One B 42
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German Setup/Partisan Army Setup/ Possible Command Group in Building Surrounded by Wood or other Building Toward South B 42 South End
German Air Drop Unit Lands in Woods /Broken
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 18 Jan 2019 17:49

German O/B: Armor Change: Pz 35 R(f) x 2 See Vehicle Notes Rule Book Chapter H Pg 16/Note 41.1 Pz 35 R 731(f)
The Pz 35 R (f) is included in the Beyond Valor Module Countersheets

SSR: Pz 35 R have MP of 10 for the Scenario/
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 19 Jan 2019 20:11

SSR: Due to the poor road conditions, Truck , Armor Car Road Movement Rate 2 MP Per Road Hex

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 21 Jan 2019 18:02

SSR: Partisan/Army Units are not subject to Encirclement Fire Penalties
No Quarter is in effect

Weekend Replay:
Turn 2 , the situation was getting uncomfortable as German Units closed in on all 3 possible Locations of Command Group.
Partisan Army Elements 458/Light Machine Gun/ 447/Light Machine Gun Must Maintain their Concealment as long as possible to not give away
Marshal Titos Position.

The Partisan Army Player selected B 42, Building Surrounded by Wood to setup Command Element.
Covering Forces: Concealed 9-2/HMG .50 cal/ Dummy Stack 4 Concealment Counters/ 152 ART Setup Hidden/Crew on Wood Road entry point

German Player decided that 1st Mountain Div Elements would be able to check both possible Partisan Command setup Locations B42
8-1 Leader/548/MMG Prep Fire on Concealed Partisan Stacks/One Dummy Stack/other Concealed 9-2 HMG Crew/The 9-2 Breaks and Routs toward the East of Concealed/Possible Command Group Location/
Pz R 35 go up the Road toward the Building Surrounded by Woods/Knocked Out/Burning Wreck/ By Hidden 152 ART AP TO Kill # 17
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/ Crew then moves back one Hex into Woods
Opel BLitz one 548 Passenger would drive toward other Building surrounded by Hedge
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 21 Jan 2019 18:05

Hidden Placement of the 8 AP Minefield Factor B 42 would have been more suitable

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 22 Jan 2019 17:21

Setup Option: Partisan Player Setup
After Setting Up, Place any Map Board to Cover Partisan Player Setup Area,
After German Player setup Remove Cover Board

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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 23 Jan 2019 17:55

Scenario Replay:
B42 Partisan Player Front Line Setup , seemed to work to block the Road using the Hidden ART Gun , is shown as example placement.
The 152 ART can continue Firing on any German Unit that attempts to move along either side of Road, using Sustained Fire.

SSR: Partisan Player may place a Tunnel B 42 Building V2; By Rule the Tunnel Exit must be 3 Hexes away , in Woods Building
The Exit can be placed B42 Woods Hexes V4-U5-T4-X0-T0
B 32 Hex F9
Add one Partisan 337 to O/B Setup
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Re: German Operationv vs Partisan Balkans 5 May, 1944 Repaly

Post by PassandReviewofWW2 » 25 Jan 2019 17:10

The German Player sends a flanking Unit along the Board edge
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