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Hi,
over the holidays I decided to make a new (now fourth) scenario pack. This time it is a bit different, because I took some inspiration from the Market Garden series of scenarios already in the game. Basically these battles are the first five of a series of scenarios I am planning about the crossing of the Rhine and the battles following it.
Think of it as a campaign, but without a core force (although some forces will be present in more than one scenario).
I felt people would be interested in some really late war European scenarios. All of them are designed for the Allied side, but there may be German scenarios as well in the future. There are five scenarios, including a "prelude battle" about the drive to the Rhine river. Note that even though it was earlier, the crossing at Remagen will be released later. These first scenarios concentrate on Operation Plunder and Varsity.

The following scenarios are in there:

Quote:
To the Rhine

USA
vs.
Germany

Date: 12th of February, 1945
Location: A few kilometres west of the Rhine

Part of the "Rhineland" series of scenarios

Designed By: Ts4EVER

In the days following Operation Grenade, the American and British armies are closing in on the Rhine river. The mighty stream is not only one of the last
natural defences of Germany; it also holds strong symbolic importance for the German psyche. While the end of the war is in sight, the desperate defenders of the Reich will not make this last act an easy affair.

While most of the German units are in headlong retreat towards the river, advancing allied forces have to deal with ambushes and delaying actions with annoying regularity. An American recon team has been attacked by Panzerfausts, indicating a defensive position in the village ahead.

A tank company is dispatched in order to deal with the roadblock. They are supported by some Calliope rockets mounted on Shermans and have two heavily armored "jumbo" tanks to lead their column and draw enemy fire. Sadly, the heavy combat on the Roer river has depleted the ranks of their infantry, so be careful not to lose too many of them!
A provisional platoon of African-American troops is on its way to reinforce the depleted troop.

Historical Scenario, designed to be played as the Americans.

Note that your infantry is mounted on the tanks at the beginning of the scenario, so be careful where you drive!
Quote:
Rhine Crossing at
Wesel

Great Britain
vs.
Germany

Date: 23rd of March, 1945
Location: Rhine River at Wesel

Part of the "Rhineland" series of scenarios

Designed By: Ts4EVER

Even though Patton's Third Army had already taken a Rhine bridge at Remagen in a surprise attack, Montgomery's own Rhine crossing, codenamed "Operation Plunder", still went ahead.
True to his signature style, it was a huge setpiece battle, involving meticulous preparations and various specialist units. One of the crossing points was near the town of Wesel.

Close to midnight on the 23rd, 46 Royal Marine Commando is tasked with crossing the river in their amphibious vehicles and seizing the Grave Insel, a peninsula formed by an old arm of the Rhine.
It is guarded by various antiaircraft guns, a strongpoint near the waterman's house and units from the 8th Fallschirmjaeger Division.

Once the island is in British hands, the Commandos will move out towards Wesel itself, which at this time will be subjected to a heavy bombing raid. Note that the approaches to the town are most likely mined.

Historical Scenario, designed to be played as the British.
Quote:
Wesel Inferno

Great Britain
vs.
Germany

Date: 24th of March, 1945
Location: Rhine River at Wesel

Part of the "Rhineland" series of scenarios*

Designed By: Ts4EVER

After securing their landing site and welcoming follow on forces from the 1st Commando Brigade, the Royal Marines start their advance on the town of Wesel.
Their way is guided by the huge firestorm caused by the heavy bomber raid in preparation for the infantry assault. While it seems impossible, some of the defenders have survived the bombing and are readying their weapons to fight.

46 Royal Marine Commando is supposed to capture Wesel (or what is left of it) once the last bombers have dropped their loads. They are supported by some of the remaining Buffaloes, but are generally understrength due to the earlier fighting on the Grave Island.
Reinforcements from 1st Commando Brigade are on their way to support them.

After the city is cleared, they are to move north in order to link up with the American 17th Airborne Division, which will be dropped late in the morning as part of Operation Varsity.

Historical Scenario, designed to be played as the British.
Quote:
Dierfordt

USA
vs.
Germany

Date: 24th of March, 1945
Location: Drop Zone W, North of Wesel

Part of the "Rhineland" series of scenarios*

Designed By: Ts4EVER*

The Allies have learned from their costly mistakes during Operation Market Garden: For Operation Varsity, the paratroopers and glider infantry will land directly ahead of the main assault, thus being able to link up with them immediately.
The US 17th Airborne Division will land directly north of the ruined city of Wesel and secure the Diersfordt Forest. After that, they will link up with the Royal Marines advancing from the south.

The paratroopers will jump during daylight hours into their drop zone. The first step will be destroying any Germans contesting the landing and securing a safe perimeter around the zone.
It is especially important to destroy any German gun or infantry positions in the forest to the west. Once this is achieved, they will advance into the forest and take Diersfordt, as well as its historic castle.

German forces are believed to be weak, but could have support from some tanks or assault guns. To combat this, the 17th Airborne has received some of the new 57mm recoilless rifles.

Historical Scenario, designed to be played as the Americans.
Quote:
Horsas at Hamminkeln

Great Britain
vs.
Germany

Date: 24th of March, 1945
Location: Landing Zone O, West of Hamminkeln

Part of the "Rhineland" series of scenarios

Designed By: Ts4EVER

The Allies have learned from their costly mistakes during Operation Market Garden: For Operation Varsity, the paratroopers and glider infantry will land directly ahead of the main assault, thus being able to link up with them immediately.
The 6th Airborne Division will land directly north of Wesel, in order to seize crossings over the river Ijssel as well as the town of Hamminkeln.

The coup de main force will land in gliders in Landing Zone O, directly west of Hamminkeln. Once the landing zone is secured, the first priority is the seizure of two bridges over the Ijssel.
Reinforcements will arrive from Landing Zone R in the south, including airborne tanks, in order to capture the town itself.

German forces are a mix of paratroopers and remnants of the 87th Division. They might have some tanks in support. There are also several Volkssturm units of questionable strength in the area.

Historical Scenario, designed to be played as the British.
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