|Opening scene, Rethymnon Airfield, May 20th 1940|
The village of Stavromenos, the Olive Oil factory, Airfield in the distance, and ridge held by Autralians and Greeek platoon on the left hand edge of the table
|The Airstrip and control tower, one of the major objectives for the Fallschirmjager|
|German aerial bombardment on the Allied positions entrenched on Vineyard Hill and ridge|
|Another shot of the Stuka's coming in, this time from the Greek position on the ridge overlooking the Airfield|
|Death from Above!|
Fallschirmjagers dropping onto the airfield
|The Germans move to collect their containers. Allied Platoons are pinned down, and vehicles bailed out|
|Fallschirmjagers swarm over the airfield|
|Fallschirmjagers capture the airstrip|
|On Vineyard hill the Australians fail to unpin|
|Stuka's swoop down to attack the two Matilda's|
Luckily they both survive
|Pioneers on the move|
|Another stuka attack, this time against the Australians on Vineyard Hill|
|Matilda's and Bofors gun take revenge over on the airfield, wip[ing out one platoon, and beating off a close assault from another|
|A lone Armoured Car attacks the Pioneers, wiping out half the platoon|
|Things are going badly for the Fallschirmjager, they have lost two platoon, plus the HQ|
|The troops on Vineyard hill are managing to hold out|
The game ended in turn 5 with the Germans down to 50%. As they'd lost their 1iC the automatically failed, resulting in an Allied victory, but it was a close run thing.
Overall an enjoyable game, especially the massed parachute drop at the start. Will definately play this one again.
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