Help support TMP

"The Battle of Biazza Ridge III" Topic

6 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please remember not to make new product announcements on the forum. Our advertisers pay for the privilege of making such announcements.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the 15mm WWII Message Board

Back to the WWII Battle Reports Message Board

Areas of Interest

World War Two on the Land
World War Two at Sea

Featured Link

Featured Ruleset

Featured Showcase Article

Hour of Glory: Germans

The Germans arrive for my Hour of Glory.

Featured Profile Article

Report from Spring Gathering VI

Paul Glasser reports on the debut of Axis and Allies: Guadalcanal and the North African expansion.

371 hits since 6 Apr 2022
©1994-2022 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2022 7:18 p.m. PST


Yup, this is the third go on the same table with roughly the same forces. So here's the scoop: my boys (ages 12 and 7) played the game twice using "One Hour Skirmish Wargames,' with slightly different force composition and arrival/placement. Then I hatched a plan to play the game again, but using different rules (more on that at the bottom), and a very interesting occurrence happened this past Saturday evening: we had company over to play a wargame!


Action on the South Spur: the German 3rd Platoon pushes up onto the crest, where small arms fire breaks out between them and the American 3rd Platoon (top left), as Tiger 502 (bottom center, with Tiger 501 off camera to far left, closing in on the North Spur) takes a shot at the US FO but misses (top center right). The American paratroopers stymie the German advance…


So the Germans immediately shift their focus to the North Spur, pushing their 1st and 2nd Platoons up the slopes there. Without their supporting Tiger…

To see how the fight went, please check the blog at:

I'm thinking to play another game on this table, but this time it's an American counterattack to re-take Biazza Ridge (don't forget the Americans lost the first two!), using these new rules. Stay tuned!


Bismarck07 Apr 2022 6:25 a.m. PST

This was great. Good to see you are working to prevent
graying of the hobby! Great AAR and glad the newcomers
had fun. Thanks for sharing as always.


Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2022 7:38 a.m. PST

Thanks, Sam, I do what I can ;)


Joe Legan Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2022 6:52 a.m. PST

Jack, I can only imagine how much fun that must have been; bravo!


Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2022 6:15 p.m. PST


Yes, quite a blast, looking forward to when we can do it again but not sure when another weekend will pop up that the three different ball teams all are not playing…


Personal logo Whirlwind Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2022 10:57 a.m. PST

That was great Jack, really enjoyed it. Lots of heroic/suicidal infantry in that one haha! Really love the look of the terrain for this one too.

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.