Some may recall our early attempt at playing a WW2 battle using Rapid Fire rules. In those battles the Germans in defence had a couple of Panther tanks, while the US forces had four Shermans. It was a blood bath with all of the US tanks destroyed and most of the infantry downed.
For a second attempt, we decided that the German tanks would be less capable and they would be attacking. They had two Panzer IVs and two Stug IIIs, as well as two half-tracks. They also had two companies of infantry and a company of Panzer Grenadiers in the half-tracks. The US had four Sherman tanks and a battalion of infantry. Neither side had artillery, but both had mortars, machine gun teams and anti-tank weapons.
I am not going to give a full battle report, but merely a taste of how the battle unfolded. Will played the US forces and I the Germans. The battlefield was typical Normandy highly vegetated farmland, with a pair of farms, which were the German objectives: