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0924_01_Turnhout_Canal "Establishing a Bridgehead" - PzC 24 Scheldt '44

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0924_01_Turnhout_Canal "Establishing a Bridgehead"

By Mike Prucha
Allies 1 - 0 - 0 Axis
Rating: 8.5 (2)
Games Played: 1
SM: 2
Turns: 28
Type: Stock
First Side: Allies
Second Side: Axis
Crossing the Turnhout Canal, 24 September 1944: 146th Infantry Brigade, reinforced by two
battalions from 49th Division's other two brigades, would make the make the main effort by
following up behind 4th Lincolns and expanding its bridgehead toward Rijkevorsel. To the west, 6th
CIB would cross the canal at Sint-Job-in-'t-Goor and, to the east, 147th Brigade was ordered to
liberate Turnhout and then make a diversionary attack north of town. 56th Infantry Brigade was in
reserve.
The Allies were opposed by Kampfgruppe 346. I.D. and 719. Infanterie-Division, the former a
ragtag amalgamation of broken divisions that had retreated through France and Belgium and the
latter cobbled together from various security and training units. Though on paper neither of these
divisions seemed formidable, they were to put up a spirited defense. Crossing the canal in a driving
rain, the British and Canadian infantry would soon find themselves in a desperate struggle...
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larsonney
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larsonney Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:26 pm
Good scenario, came down to the end!