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20 1/1/2018 1:10:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Revised attacks to match logfile 007b:

Attacks are:

Monschau/1005: all stacks attack, with support from Arty 405 in 0605
Odds are 45: 6x2 = 45:12, no shifts, no ER bonus, flanking attack -1, possible SS panzer scare

Near Elsenborn/1011: stacks in 0911 and 0912 attack
Odds are 33:5, no shifts, -1 ER bonus, possible SS panzer scare, combined arms bonus

Near Ambleve/1113: stack in 1012 and 1012 attack
Odds are 12:6, shift 1L, no ER bonus

Schoenberg/0915: units in 0914 and 0815 attack, with support from Arty 388 in 0515
Odds are 24:4, no shifts, -1ER bonus

(NB - I also rediverted the NW4 to this attack - this is not in the logfile)

On the Our/1218: both stacks attack with support from Arty 401 in 0921
Odds are 25:4, shift 1L, ER bonus -1, possible SS panzer scare

Hex with no name/1512: stack in 1421 attacks
Odds are 6:5, no shifts, ER penalty +1

Outside Clervaux/1523: stacks in 1423 and 1524 attack
Odds are 34:5, shift 1L, ER bonus -1
19 12/31/2017 2:46:00 PM Turn 1 Mike - Allies Message Trevor: wishing you a great New Year as well

Mike
18 12/31/2017 1:45:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Mike - have a great New Year - will pick things up again tomorrow
17 12/31/2017 1:24:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message OK. My moves are in the log-file to follow:

Not sure its optimal, but in the absence of any gaps to exploit, I am going to use my SS units in the attack ...

I hope I remembered not to include any Arty that moved, but if not, pls adjust ...

Attacks are:

Monschau/1005: all stacks attack, with support from Arty 405 in 0605
Odds are 45: 6x2 = 45:12, no shifts, no ER bonus, flanking attack -1, possible SS panzer scare

Near Elsenborn/1011: stacks in 0911 and 0912 attack with support from Arty 402 in 0610
Odds are 38:5, no shifts, -1 ER bonus, possible SS panzer scare

Near Ambleve/1113: stack in 1012 and 1012 attack
Odds are 28:6, shift 1L, no ER bonus, possible SS panzer scare

Schoenberg/0915: units in 0914 and 0815 attack, with support from Arty 388 in 0515
Odds are 14:4, no shifts, -1ER bonus

On the Our/1218: both stacks attack with support from Arty 401 in 0921
Odds are 25:4, shift 1L, ER bonus -1

Hex with no name/1512: stack in 1421 attacks
Odds are 6:5, no shifts, ER penalty +1

Outside Clervaux/1523: stacks in 1423 and 1524 attack
Odds are 34:5, shift 1L, ER bonus -1

16 12/30/2017 1:40:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Will send file, this time as logfile.

Note that I got the advances in the north a bit wrong re ZOCs - I've corrected on the map
15 12/30/2017 1:35:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message My advances

0710: 22-5; 1L/forest: 3-1 DR 2 DR = 3; D1
Note: max you can advance would be into R-K (would cost 4MP to advance to either 0810 or 0711)
Stack from 0609 advances to 0710

0712: 30-5; 1L/forest: 5-1 DR 3 DR = 3; D4 –good result for you!
Stack in 0610 advances 0712, 0812, 0912, 0911
Stack in 0611 advances 0712, 0812, leaves 89/12, rest move to 0912

1424: 43-10; 1L/broken: 3-1
Surprise on 5+ DR 8 DR = 3; no surprise
Attack at 3-1 or 4-1 if surprise DR 9 DR = 3; D1—at least you build your bridge
Stack in 1324 advances across bridge to 1424

1129: 26-10; 1L/town: 1-1 DR 10 DR = 3; FF
I will reduce 015/352

File to follow


14 12/30/2017 8:48:00 AM Turn 1 Mike - Allies Message what a mealy set of rolls--sometimes I wonder if the randomizer isn't so random

will do my retreats on the map and send


13 12/30/2017 8:46:00 AM Turn 1 Mike - Allies Die roll request Request: 6-sided die x 10

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Message from Mike - Allies:
0906: 21-5; 1L/broken: 3-1 DR 1

0710: 22-5; 1L/forest: 3-1 DR 2
Note: max you can advance would be into R-K (would cost 4MP to advance to either 0810 or 0711)

0712: 30-5; 1L/forest: 5-1 DR 3

1019: 36-4 + FA/402 = 36-10; 1L/broken; arty raises ER to 4
surprise on 5+ DR 4
Attack at 2-1 or 3-1 if surprise DR 5

1220: 38-5 + FA/174 + FA/333 = 38-14
surprise on 5+ DR 6
Attack at 2-1 or 3-1 if surprise DR 7

1424: 43-10; 1L/broken: 3-1
Surprise on 5+ DR 8
Attack at 3-1 or 4-1 if surprise DR 9

1129: 26-10; 1L/town: 1-1 DR 10

12 12/30/2017 6:40:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Final version, including your comments

Note reassignment on 7th army attack to support attach instead of bombarding ...

Before your artillery assignments, I make the combats as follows, now using the correct defence, and factors

Back to you for arty assignment. Suggest you go ahead and roll the attacks. My R-K 1 attack will try and advance so as to cut off the US unit in my R-K 2 attack. Likewise by Our 1 attack ...

6th Army attacks

Monschau/Hofen: Stacks in 0905 and 0805 attack 99/395 in 0906, supported by Rct 17 in 0905 and Art 405 in 0605

Odds 21:5, 1L for broken, no ER bonus due to IP, no surprise
Net 3:1

Rocherath Krinkelt 1: Stacks in 0609 and 0610 attack 0710 with support from Art 402 in 0407, Rct 9 in 0609:

Odds: 22:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus due to IP
Net 3:1

Rocherath Krinkelt 2: Stacks in 0611, 0612 attack 0712 with support from Rct 4 in 0611 and Art 388 in 0515:

Odds: 30:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus due to IP
Net 5:1

Will do attacks in that order. Advances may affect later battles

5th Army attacks

Towards to Our 1: Stacks in 0919, 0920 and 1020 attack 1019,supported by Rct 16 in 1020:

Odds 36:4, shift 1L for broken, no ER or divisional attack bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift
Net: Depends on surprise

Towards the Our 2: Stack in 1121 and 1221 attacks 1220 supported by Rct 7, Rct 16 and Art 401 in 0921:

Odds 38:5, no terrain shifts, no ER bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift
Net: Depends on surprise

Towards Clervaux: Stacks in 1324 and 1325 attack 1424, supported by Rct 15 in 1325, Art 766 in 1225, 26/78 now building bridge:

Odds 43:2x5=10, 1L for broken, no ER bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift
Net: Depends on surprise

7th Army attacks

Vianden: Units in 1128, 1028 and 1029 will attack 28/109 in 1129, supported by Arty 408 in 0730 and Art 406 in 0929

Odds are 26:5x2 = 26:10, 1L for river/town, no ER bonus
11 12/29/2017 12:25:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message OK, I hope this is now the final rejig!

Clervaux bridge: 78/26 will withdraw from fight in 1412 to build the bridge

Leaders: will move closer to the action (as per map-file)

I rejigged the moves in the area around hexes 1220 and 1010 to concentrate the rocket artillery a little better, and to move one of the Lehr units towards Clervaux

Before your artillery assignments, I make the combats as follows, now using the correct defence!:

6th Army attacks

Monschau/Hofen: Stacks in 0905 and 0805 attack 99/395 in 0906, supported by Rct 17 in 0905 and Art 405 in 0605

Odds 26:5, 1L for broken, no ER bonus due to IP, no surprise

Rocherath Krinkelt 1: Stacks in 0609 and 0610 attack 0710 with support from Art 402 in 0407, Rct 9 in 0609:

Odds: 22:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus due to IP

Rocherath Krinkelt 2: Stacks in 0611, 0612 attack 0712 with support from Rct 4 in 0611 and Art 388 in 0515:

Odds: 30:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus due to IP

Will do attacks in that order. Advances may affect later battles

5th Army attacks

Towards to Our 1: Stacks in 0919, 0920 and 1020 attack 1019,supported by Rct 16 in 1020:

Odds 41:4, shift 1L for broken, no ER or divisional attack bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift

Towards the Our 2: Stack in 1121 and 1221 attacks 1220 supported by Rct 7, Rct 16 and Art 401 in 0921:

Odds 38:5, no terrain shifts, no ER bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift

Towards Clervaux: Stacks in 1324 and 1325 attack 1424, supported by Rct 15 in 1325, Art 766 in 1225, 26/78 now building bridge:

Odds 43:2x5=10, 1L for broken, no ER bonus due to IP, chance of 16AM surprise shift

7th Army attacks

Art 408 in 0730 and Art 406 in 0929 will bombard Vianden/1129

Vianden: Units in 1128, 1028 and 1029 will attack 28/109 in 1129:

Odds are 16:5x2 = 16:10, 1L for river/town, bombardment may also affect, no ER bonus
10 12/29/2017 10:31:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message OK, I hope this is now the final rejig!

Clervaux bridge: 78/26 will withdraw from fight in 1412 to build the bridge

Leaders: will move closer to the action (as per map-file)

I rejigged the moves in the area around hexes 1220 and 1010 to concentrate the rocket artillery a little better, and to move one of the Lehr units towards Clervaux

Before your artillery assignments, I make the combats as follows, now using the correct defence!:

6th Army attacks

Monschau/Hofen: Stacks in 0905 and 0805 attack 99/395 in 0906, supported by Rct 17 in 0905 and Art 405 in 0605: Odds 26:5, no shifts, no ER bonus

Rocherath Krinkelt 1: Stacks in 0609 and 0610 attack 0710 with support from Art 402 in 0407, Rct 9 in 0609: 22:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus

Rocherath Krinkelt 2: Stacks in 0611, 0612 attack 0712 with support from Rct 4 in 0611 and Art 388 in 0515: 30:5, 1L for forest, no ER bonus

Will do attacks in that order. Advances may affect later battles

5th Army attacks

Towards to Our 1: Stacks in 0919, 0920 and 1020 attack 1019,supported by Rct 16 in 1020: Odds 41:4 (No ER or divisional attack bonus)

Towards the Our 2: Stack in 1121 and 1221 attacks 1220 supported by Rct 7, Rct 16 and Art 401 in 0921: Odds 38:5, no shifts, no ER bonus

Towards Clervaux: Stacks in 1324 and 1325 attack 1424, supported by Rct 15 in 1325, Art 766 in 1225, 26/78 now building bridge: Odds 43:10, 1L for river/town, no ER bonus

7th Army attacks

Art 408 in 0730 and Art 406 in 0929 will bombard Vianden/1129

Vianden: Units in 1128, 1028 and 1029 will attack 28/109 in 1129: Odds are 16:5x2 = 16:10. 1L for terrain, bombardment may also affect
9 12/29/2017 5:22:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message On to rejigged 5th Army move, with added panzers

Across the Our

0719: 18/293 to 0919
0720: 62/164 to 0920
0921: 116/16 to 0919
0621: Rct 16 to 1020
1021: Rct 7 to 1121
1221: 560/1130 cross river to 1322
1222: 560/1128 cross river to 1322 (not sure why this isn't ok - hex 1222 is next to the river?)

And Panzer Lehr

Lehr recon to 1221
Lehr 901 to 1121
Lehr 902 to 1020
Lehr 130 to 0920

Attacks:

Stacks in 0919, 0920 and 1020 attack 1019,supported by Rct 16 in 1020: 55:3 (No ER or divisional attack bonus due to IP)

Stacks in 1121 and 1221 attack 1220 supported by Art 401 in 0921: 31:4

Towards Clervaux

1224: 2/3 moves to 1324,2/304 moves to 1323
1325: 26/77 crosses river to 1326

Stacks in 1324 and 1325 attack 1424, supported by Art 5th in 1222, Rct 15 in 1325, Art 766 in 1225: 46:8
8 12/29/2017 5:07:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Rejigged 6th Army (mostly the same, but will show in full):

Also - I'll go to proper army designation in the next move!

No bombardment.

Around Monschau:

0804: 326/753, 326/752 and Rct 17 move to 0905
0705: 326/751 moves to 0805

Stacks in 0905 and 0805 attack 99/395 in 0906, supported by Rct 17 in 0905, Army art in 0608 and Art 105 in 0605: 26:3, no ER bonus

Around Rocheratt Krinkelt

0510: 277/991 and Rct 9 to 0609
0511: Rct 4 to 0611
0512: 12/89 to 0611
0613: 3/9 to 0612
0514: 3/5 to 0612

Stacks in 0609 and 0610 attack 0710 with support from Art 402 in 0407, Rct 9 in 0609: 22:3, 1L for forest

Stacks in 0611, 0612 attack 0712 with support from Rct 4 in 0611 and Art 388 in 0515: 26:3, 1L for forest No ER bonus

Will do attacks in that order. Advances may affect later battles
7 12/28/2017 11:43:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Will send VASSAL file. Back to you to assign defensive support.
6 12/28/2017 11:43:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message And 7th Army:

Around Vianden and Beaufort

Art 7A and Art 406 in 0929 will bombard 1129

1127: 5/14 abd Rct 18 cross river to 1227
1027: 5/13 moves to 1128
0929: 352/915 and 352/914 move to 1029
0829: 352/916 moves to 0930
0630: 276/987 moves to 0631
0531: Rct8 moves to 0532
0431: 212/320 and 212/316 moves to 0631

Attacks: Units in 1128, 1028 and 1029 will attack 28/109 in 1129, supported by Art 408 in 0730: 16+5:4x2 = 21:8. 1L for terrain, bombardment may also affect.
5 12/28/2017 11:19:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message On to 5th Army

Panzer Lehr units within 2 hexes of Manteuffel in 0723 will go into reserve

Across the Our

0515: 3/5 to 0714
0719: 18/293 to 0919
0720: 62/164 to 0920
0921: 116/16 to 0919
0621: Rct 16 to 1020
1021: Rct 7 to 1121
1221: 560/1130 cross river to 1322
1222: 560/1128 cross river to 1322

Attacks:

Stacks in 0919, 0920 and 1020 attack 1019,supported by Rct 16 in 1020: 35:3 (No ER or divisional attack bonus)

Stack in 1121 attacks 1220 supported by Art 401 in 0921: 18:4

Towards Clervaux

1224: 2/3 moves to 1324,2/304 moves to 1323
1325: 26/77 crosses river to 1326

Stacks in 1324 and 1325 attack 1424, supported by Art 5th in 1222, Rct 15 in 1325, Art 766 in 1225: 46:8
4 12/28/2017 10:43:00 AM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Apologies - have been busy travelling, opening presents and digesting turkey! Hope you have had a good Xmas so far

So here we go: I assume we play with all the Optional and Variant Rules?

I will also declare all my moves/attacks before rolling any dice so that you have chance to check what I'm doing - its a long time since I've played! I'll send logs per Army.

Starting from the North with 6th Army:

No bombardment.

Around Monschau:

0804: 326/753, 326/752 and Rct 17 move to 0905
0705: 326/751 moves to 0805

Stacks in 0905 and 0805 attack 99/395 in 0906, supported by Rct 17 in 0905, Army art in 0608 and Art 105 in 0605: 26:3, no ER bonus

Around Rocheratt Krinkelt

0510: 277/991 and Rct 9 to 0609
0511: Rct 4 to 0611
0512: 12/89 to 0612
0613: 18/24 and 3/9 to 0713

Stacks in 0609 and 0610 attack 0710 with support from Art 402 in 0407, Rct 9 in 0609: 22:3, 1L for forest

Stacks in 0611, 0612 and 0713 attack 0712 with support from Rct 4 in 0611: 25:3, 1L for forest No ER bonus

Will do attacks in that order. Advances may affect later battles.
3 12/22/2017 2:47:00 PM Turn 1 Mike - Allies Message Trevor -- got it

Mike
2 12/22/2017 12:16:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Message Hi Mike - can you confirm if you've got this?
1 12/22/2017 12:15:00 PM Turn 1 Trevor - Germans Edit names of Custom values

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