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Author Topic: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44 (part 2 added 19/04)  (Read 598 times)

Offline TWD

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The latest Chain of Command game depicting the struggle for Tromnee-sur-Ilq in Nirmandy, June '44





Words and pictures here:
http://tomstoysoldiers.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/chain-of-command-us-v-german-delaying.html
« Last Edit: April 19, 2018, 07:06:45 PM by TWD »

Offline Marine0846

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Re: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2018, 02:11:33 PM »
Interesting AAR.
Looks like bad luck for the US due to the dice.
Semper Fi, Mac

Offline TWD

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Re: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44 (part 2 added 19/04)
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2018, 11:58:45 PM »
A bad end to a bad day for the US.
Try as one might,
some days it does not pay for our toy soldiers to take the field.

Offline TWD

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Re: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44 (part 2 added 19/04)
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2018, 10:57:02 AM »
The soldiers fought hard.
I think it was their leadership that let them down!

Offline LordSpode1879

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Re: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44 (part 2 added 19/04)
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2018, 04:51:39 PM »
Great AAR! Advancing piecemeal in Chain of Command is an easy yet deadly trap to fall in to. All too often in my case once my original plan falls apart I react one of two ways....all out attack as if (in campaign terms) the lives of my little lead and plastic dudes doesn't matter....or I fold and try and extricate what I can?
Now listen to me you benighted muckers. We're going to teach you soldiering. The world's noblest profession. When we're done with you, you'll be able to slaughter your enemies like civilized men.

Offline vodkafan

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Re: Another Chain of Command game, Normandy '44 (part 2 added 19/04)
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2018, 05:08:57 PM »
These Germans in  Chain of Command games! What makes them keep fighting? Don't they know the war is lost?  lol
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