Le Gue Rochoux
Black SS #29
|(Attacker) Germany||vs||United States (Defender)|
|Germany||10th SS "Frundsburg" Panzer Division|
|United States||2nd "Hell on Wheels" Armored Division|
|Overall Rating, 1 vote|
|Scenario Rank: --- of 599|
|Parent Game||Black SS|
|Maps||2: 10, 33|
|Layout Dimensions||86 x 28 cm
34 x 11 in
|Kill Them All|
|Scenario Requirements & Playability|
|Battle of the Bulge||maps|
|Fall of France||maps|
The American 2nd Armored Division had driven into the flank and rear of the 2nd SS Reich Panzer Division, shooting up its supply lines and presenting a threat the Germans could not ignore. At about 1300 hours, the Americans began a successful effort to secure Le Gue Rochoux. As soon as they had occupied the village they were subjected to a heavy artillery barrage. Orders to continue advancing were quickly countermanded and the units were ordered to prepare for a counterattack: the German LVIII Panzer Corps had diverted the 10th SS Frundsburg Panzer Division from the drive on Avranches to rescue the Reich Division instead.
The anticipated counterattack was not long in coming. A German combined-arms force attempted to force their way down the Ger-Barenton road and were defeated in a duel by the accompanying American armor. Some panzer grenadiers manged to infiltrate and secure a crossroad behind the Americans, but a counterattack soon cleared up that situation.
Playable without using the black SS counters.
|AFV Rules Pertaining to this Scenario's Order of Battle|
|4 Errata Items|
All SPW 251s have an armor value of 0.
(Shad on 2010 Dec 15)
The reduced direct fire value of the SS HMG is 5-5 in Beyond Normandy and Road to Berlin.
(plloyd1010 on 2015 Jul 31)
The Units in Beyond Normandy were misprinted with a movement factor of 5. The movement factor should be 8.
(rerathbun on 2012 Mar 21)
Liberation 1944's counters are mislabeled 'PzIVF2.' The counter's ratings are correct (Armor 5, Move 8, DF 11-6, AT 6-8).
(rerathbun on 2014 Feb 14)