Bolt Action – Bastogne Barricade – Part 2/3

Posted: July 8, 2014 in Gaming, World War II

Missed Part One? Catch up here!


Turn 3

The British artillery rounds pepper the nearby street, but all of the German troops are sufficiently covered, or in different streets, and are unaffected.

The British team in the top left attempt to take out some of the advancing Nazi troops, but are unsuccessful.

The British team in the top left attempt to take out some of the advancing Nazi troops, but are unsuccessful.

“Curses!  Our stiff upper lips got in the way of our rifles!” – Britisg rifles team.

Across the way, the other infantry team attempt to get the MG-42 into cover.

Across the way, the other infantry team attempt to get the MG-42 into cover.

The German team squeezes of a few rounds of suppressing fire (WHOO!  EVERYBODY DRINK!), forcing the British behind the wall (just visible at the top of the shot) to keep their heads down.

The German team squeezes of a few rounds of suppressing fire (WHOO! EVERYBODY DRINK!), forcing the British behind the wall (just visible at the top of the shot) to keep their heads down.

German team makes a desperate run across open ground.

German team makes a desperate run across open ground.

The British attempted to take them out, but the suppressing fire from the other German team was sufficient to prevent them from doing so.

A German team attempts to make a sneaky advance from cover, but takes a volley of fire from the British team behind the tank trap.

A German team attempts to make a sneaky advance from cover, but takes a volley of fire from the British team behind the tank trap.

The German Kommandant follows behind his men at a safe distance.

The German Kommandant follows behind his men at a safe distance.

Turn 4

“You are dug in like bastards.” – Me

The weakened German infantry squad storms the British defences in what they imagine is a bit like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but it unfortunately for them a bit like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

The weakened German infantry squad storms the British defences in what they imagine is a bit like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but it unfortunately for them a bit like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

The British artillery observer is killed by the advancing German squads.

The British artillery observer is killed by the advancing German squads.

British team opens fire on exposed German team.

British team opens fire on exposed German team.

The British guards follow the movements of the German team.

The British guards follow the movements of the German team.

Another German team tackles the tank traps in an attempted pincer movement.

Another German team tackles the tank traps in an attempted pincer movement.

The final part of “Bastogne Barricade” will be published on Wednesday 9th July…

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Comments
  1. hipshotau says:

    Reblogged this on See link in body of POST and commented:
    Part 2 – I know you are waiting for it. Go read this blog, ignore the poor humour. He is British.

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