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« on: March 05, 2012, 08:12:11 PM »

OPERATION “POINTBLANK”





MARCH 2012 SEC
FRAME 2


Neuerburg 391st BG, 9th AF, MISSION 204-
Presented March 11, 2012


FROM: “391st Bombardment Group, History W.W. II. pp. 83, 84, 87, & others…, Col. Hugh H. Walker, Col. USAF (Ret), “The living and dying are there for all to read. Also there is the privilege of being a part of history and the privilege of being alive to read it".  Dedicated to the groups (Allied AND Axis), crews, and support who my father (1st Lt J. Brice Reed, USAAF) flew with as commander of “The Bum Steer”.

“…It was not until 23 December that the weather improved sufficiently for the 391st to fly a mission…”  “Target, Neuerburg, Germany defended village and communication center, an important point to the German forces fighting for the Ardennes Bulge. 21 planes were sent. Some of these dropped 43 1,000 lb. and 128 250 lb. bombs on or near the assigned primary. Strike photos gave one flight a superior rating—the bomb pattern 200 ft N of the desired aiming point of impact on a road intersection, striking three main roads and approximately 15 buildings in the center of town. The bombardier of another flight could not pick up the primary because of snow on the ground and poor visibility, attacked a railway junction at Pronenfeld, 11 miles N of the primary, with probable hits on railway tracks there. The remaining flight had a fair rating. 4 planes were flak damaged and there were no losses or casualties. (The 391st Bombardment Group was awarded the DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION BY THE WAR DEPARTMENT FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION THIS DAY. From General Order dated 24 February 1945).”

Our March SEC continues in Frame 2 with that afternoon mission…
“Virtute Alisque”,   “With Wings of Courage”

Choose your side, choose your weapon! The CO’s will direct overall operations to achieve their objectives.

AXIS CO___________ VOX________
ALLIED CO ___________ VOX________.

Allies

ALLIED ACTIVE FIELDS: A1 Rotterdam (2,12,4) , A56 Antwerp (2,10,4), and A57 Brussels (2,9,4). All Allied aircraft may launch from any location, as determined by Allied CO. Rearm any friendly field.

ALLIED AIRCRAFT:  10 Formations B26 75%- 100% Fuel 4x 1000 lbs. or 8x 500 lbs. Casualties may gun and use 2nd life in a fighter (P51D, P47D40, or Tempest) from A1, A56, or A57. Air launches are available for Allied fighters. NOTE: For our SEC A40 (Bonninghardt) is a stand in for Neuerborg.

ALLIED OBJECTIVE: Primary: A40 Bonninghardt (Field & Town,( 5,11,5)) Destroy A40 and any Axis fighters encountered. Secondary: Destroy A41 Krefeld (Field) Second life fighters escort remaining B26s out of danger and sweep for enemy fighters.

CONDITIONS: ALLIED CO to determine strategy, establish priorities, destroy targets, and direct ALLIED efforts.

AXIS

AXIS ACTIVE FIELDS: A32 ( All Axis aircraft Gutersloh) (8,12,5), A38 Werl (7,11,6) All but ME 262, A43 Bonn(6,9,2) All but ME 262.

AXIS AIRCRAFT (40% of participants):  Bf 109 G 14 & G6, Fw 190 D9 & A8, Bf 110G2, ME 262. 
         
AXIS OBJECTIVE: Primary: Destroy Allied aircraft in the (5,10 and 5,11 sectors) area, Defend A40 & A 41 and area bases. Secondary: Same.                                                                                                                                                   
CONDITIONS: AXIS CO to determine strategy, establish priorities, ME 262s may NOT pursue west of 5 Sector Line. Rearm any friendly airfield. Air Launch A 32 available. There will be a MAXIMUM of 6 ME 262s.



ARENA SETTINGS:
TERRAIN:germany
ICON RANGE: Medium 10,560 (2K)
WIND: No Wind
START TIME: 06:00
FIGHTER & BOMBER WARNING RANGE: 52,800 (10k)
ENEMY COLLISIONS: ON
FRIENDLY COLLISIONS: OFF
EXTERNAL VIEW (F3): ON (Both Fighters & Bombers)
VISIBILITY: 12k
FUEL: 1.5
ACK: .3
KILL SHOOTER: OFF
TOWER RANGE: 105,600 (20k) BAR DAR, 4 min. delay
TIME: Start 06:00(GAME) (15:00 EST/14:00 CST)

LIVES PER PLAYER: 2, Then Gun, Observe, or Tower
Designed and Hosted by: unclkurt
Production Support by: Redtail7
Technical Advisor: dhyran     
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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2012, 06:26:46 PM »

Sorry. but not seeing A41 as secondary target on map. Location will be seen in game?
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2012, 03:14:16 PM »

 Thumbs UP!
Sorry HB555 just saw this. Yes sir it is in the mOTD and a valid target.
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2012, 05:17:40 PM »

What I was saying is, on the map posted above, I see A 32, 38, 40 and 43 only.
No doubt A 41 is a valid target, as stated, and is to be defended, as stated, but if I wanted to plan a run to A 41, I would not have a clue as to where I would look for it.
Perhaps the allies are unfamiliar with this base and it is only on Axis maps?
(dam, honey had me busy and I missed your event anyway. Sorry. Had wanted to be there.)
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2012, 06:53:40 PM »

ALLIED OBJECTIVE: Primary: A40 Bonninghardt (Field & Town,( 5,11,5)) Destroy A40 and any Axis fighters encountered. Secondary: Destroy A41 Krefeld (Field) Second life fighters escort remaining B26s out of danger and sweep for enemy fighters.

Sure enough, The Coordinates got left off the description. Another way to find it would be to go to the Axis country (Bishop) and do a .move to it. You missed some fun stuff!

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