It has now been a week since I received orders to take post and prepare for the invasion. I had been out of training for some time, but like riding a bike, it all comes back as soon as you get on.
I mounted my Tiger but the engine wouldn’t start (java problems on my mac). I grabbed the nearest halftrack (PC) and made my way to the front. It served well but still suffered some mechanical problems. Fortunately, the Tiger was fixed and I was back in full action!
7 days of battle behind me now and I will soon pull out of the line to rest and refit. Herein is my intel report of what actions were encountered and what trials we faced and what we hope the outcome is.
Jumping into the crew commander spot, I knew I would like this tank. The opticals are simply outstanding. It was much like the model I had trained on (the boardgame itself!) and much better than the opticals on the old PzIII (some of you may know this as Vassal). Read the rest of this entry »