After the minor set-up back suffered against Arzmi's French mechanized company last week, the elite pioneers were eager to get back into the fray and prove themselves worthy. An enemy movement of a French tank company was detected and the Luftlandesturm were quickly dispatched to stop them.
Mission : Hold the Line
Opponent : Shukur's Escadron de Combat
Points : 1750
Playing the Luftlandesturm is super fun. You've got to be super aggressive landing those gliders and hope for good dice rolls. I won't say there's less tactics involved but it's fun once in awhile to just immediately dive into the attack.
Though my supporting parachute platoons veered so far away from their weapons canisters. No wonder the glider pioneers cost so much. You get to land right into the enemy's face and assault :)
Thanks to Mousier Shukur for a nice game. Next up is Captain Mark Smith of the British infantry company.
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