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pushing tin16 Jul 2018 1:01 p.m. PST

We staged another in our series of 1918 battles yesterday, Second Villers-Bretonneux

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PzGeneral16 Jul 2018 1:11 p.m. PST

WOW!

monk2002uk16 Jul 2018 1:33 p.m. PST

Great job – cross-posting across multiple boards without being hit by the Bug ;-) And the game wasn't half bad either.

Nice to see the Brugeut too. I have some on order, as well as Nieuports for my next outing.

Robert

Rogues116 Jul 2018 1:42 p.m. PST

Wow, that looks awesome.

Joe1870 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jul 2018 7:58 p.m. PST

Impressive. Most Impressive

monk2002uk17 Jul 2018 2:09 a.m. PST

Lest anyone underestimate General der Infanterie Krafthollern's coolness under fire, here is a quote from a German regimental history that I am reading at the moment. It describes the effect of a direct hit on a German divisional HQ in the Battle of Matz, which took place in June 1918:

"On the evening of June 11 [1918], the staff of 30th Infantry Division were co-located with 3rd Reserve Division. The command post of 3rd Reserve Division was located in a grove of trees west of Mortemer and took a direct hit, causing heavy losses; 2 officers, Rittm. von Reischach and Hptm. Albrecht, dead, General Staff Offz. Hptm. Fußban and Adj. Rittm. von Kieckbusch, badly wounded; the latter, whom we especially venerated, died a day later. The Division Commander, General Rusche, temporarily lost his voice and memory due to severe nervous shock but returned to command the division two days later."

Robert

pushing tin17 Jul 2018 2:37 a.m. PST

Interesting, Herr Krafthollern almost detailed off a Divisional MG to guard his HQ then thought better of it and attached it one of the regiments…

This certainly shows what an impact air power could have when it hits the target.

monk2002uk17 Jul 2018 4:28 a.m. PST

Gen. d. Inf. Krafthollern is clearly made of sterner stuff.

Robert

Vimy Ridge17 Jul 2018 9:26 a.m. PST

Fantastic!

Legion 417 Jul 2018 2:59 p.m. PST

WOW !!!!! x2

beingshort123 Jul 2018 9:47 a.m. PST

My God that's beautiful!

Hayes Wauford Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 6:26 a.m. PST

Gorgeous game! So nicely done!

HussarSSI26 Nov 2018 9:57 a.m. PST

That looked awesome!! I hope it played a great as it looked!!

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