Unboxing Objective: Schmidt

Latest arrival in my ASL arsenal is Objective: Schmidt published by Bounding Fire. After the parcel passed customs clearence I finally hold the package in my hands. So what does it contain? This blog post will try to provide you with an answer. Myself I am very interested to learn about the scenarios and the maps. I live a mere 40 km from the small towns of Schmidt, Kommerscheid and Vossenack and I am keen to find out more about the fighting that took place in November 1944 during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest. Those of you who are historically interested will find many eye-witness accounts on the fighting that took place in this westernmost region of Germany. Link to veteran stories and pictures now and then.

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Abandon Ship!

One interesting scenario I came across recently is Abandon Ship! I also found an indepth discussion on tactics to be used by the Americans and the Germans in the Vol.32 No.2 of the Avalon Hill “The General” magazine. Incited by the article I now want to give the game a go.


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