Wittman's Last Battle
Near Cintheaux, Normandy - 8th August 1944
Here are some photos of Wittman's Last Battle game played by us at my place on Saturday 5th May 2007
Oblique shot of the table from Allied end St-Aignan-de-Cramesil (bottom left), Orchard (bottom right),
Robert Mesnil (centre left), Gaumesnil (centre right), Cavicourt (top left), Cintheaux (top right)
A Squadron, 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry in the orchard looking south toward Cintheaux (background - right) and Cavicourt (background - left)
Typhoon in all it's glory - in our game it was both delayed by one turn and driven off !
Typhoon overflight of Panzer IVs from 2nd Battalion, 12th SS Panzer Regiment
Looking north toward the orchard (top left) and St-Aignan-de-Cramesil (top right)
Overhead view of Wittman's Tigers supported by the 4th (light) Escort Company in Cintheaux. Kurt Meyer's Kampgruppe HQ is in the top left.
Oblique shot of the same
Panther from the 3rd Company arrives late in the game
Auster AOP circles above the battle. Allied tanks advance along the Cavicourt road (top left),
Cintheaux road (top right) and from the area of the orchard (bottom right)
Allied armour advancing past Gaumesnil toward Cintheaux (left) and toward Cavicourt (right)
BHQ and the carrier platoon from the 1st Battalion, the Black Watch setup in Robert Mesnil