OAF 20.2"Fear in the Fog"
Scenario published in ON ALL FRONTS,
issue #20. Modifications/clarifications made from its published form; Updated
060416; rev 0
September 16, 1944:
St. Privat-Metz road, Metz: In a heavy fog, American infantry units prepared
another attack against the St. Prvat-Metz road. the heavy for provided excellent
cover for the approaching German soldiers. As the G. Is were forming up for
the attack, they were hit by units of a German mobile striking force.
VICTORY CONDITIONS: The U.S. player
must have 3 unbroken squads on the playing board for ever 2 unbroken German
squads to win (fractions rounded down). The Germans win by avoiding an American
victory., Crews count as 1/2 squads towards the victory conditions. Any full
functioning AFV counts as a squad towards the victory conditions, in additions
to its inherent crew.
BOARD LAYOUT/SCENARIO SEQUENCE:
Germans moves first
- AT START: Elements of the 1810 Security
Regiment; set up between rows G through L inclusive:
1x9-1;1x8-1; 5x467; 3xLMG; 1xMMG; 2xPF
- TURN 2:Elements of the Officer Candidate
Regiment; enter on North edge hexes between rows E-K inclusive:
1 x9-2; 1x8-0; 5x467; 2xLMG; 2xAHT; 1xMkIVF2
- AT START: Elements of the 1st Battalion,
375th Infantry Regiment;set up between hex rows K-P inclusive:
1x9-2; 1x9-1; 1x8-1; 1x8-0; 9x666, 6x246; 2xMMG, 1x50cal; 3xBAZ; 2x81mm MTR;
2x AHT; 1xM16
SPECIAL SCENARIO RULES:
- OAF20_2.1: Rule 60.4-5
are in effect for the entire playing area.
- OAF20_2.2: Suggestions
for Simultaneous setup include (1) each player sets up on a different board
prior to play, then relocate all units to one board or (2) one player sets
up and writes down the location of their units; then clears the board allowing
the other player to setup, then the recorded units are placed on the board.
- OAF20_2.3: Any units
setting up in the same hex as the enemy must execute one close combat round
prior to the start of turn 1. All U.S. units must add a +1 DRM to any IFT/CC
attacks, including any setup close combat during Turn 1. U.S. AFVS may not
fire during turn 1.
ensuing confrontation was fast and furious, culminating in hand to hand combat,
after which the Germans withdrew.
scenario published in ON ALL FRONT, Issue 20. The scenario designed by Bill
Wilder and was awarded the 1st place design in the OAF scenario design contest,
SQL level. Further modification was made by Bill Thomson to increase suitability
for tournament play. No rights are assumed by Wargame Academy.