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  1. Do many people play or write a lot of WWII scenarios? In pacific ocean theatre naval and naval air actions were extremely important. Also I like how there is so little electronics, radar and the like, it's very seat of the pants stuff.
  2. View File Iron Bottom Sound Map This is a map for playing Battle of Savo Island or Iron Bottom Sound scenarios. I have not yet added depth zones, since I only intend to use it for surface scenarios, but I may do that in the future. I would appreciate any feedback, since it is my first stab at using SimPlot. Submitter WarPigeon Submitted 01/03/2022 Category Maps  
  3. Version 1.0.0

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    This is a map for playing Battle of Savo Island or Iron Bottom Sound scenarios. I have not yet added depth zones, since I only intend to use it for surface scenarios, but I may do that in the future. I would appreciate any feedback, since it is my first stab at using SimPlot.
  4. File Name: Battle of the Ligurian Sea, 18 March 1945. Last Stand of Kriegsmarine. Historical Scenario File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 14 Feb 2015 File Category: MEDC Battle of the Ligurian Sea, 18 March 1945. Last Stand of Kriegsmarine. Historical Scenario. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for the Mediterranean Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. To avoid spoilers is better to play first a few times the Allied/Blue side, and only after play the German/Red side. Image: Camouflaged Yugoslavian destroyers Dubrovnik (left, then Italian Premuda), and Beograd (then Italian Sebenico), probably at Bocche di Cattaro (Montenegro) after their capture by Italian forces on 17 April 1941. Origin: taked from Wikipedia Commons and from Propagandakompanien der Wehrmacht - Heer und Luftwaffe (Bild 101 I) and German Federal Archives. Battle of the Ligurian Sea was a small little known naval battle, last surface battle of Kriegsmarine executed by the last elements of Kriegsmarine's 10th Torpedo Boat Flotilla, composed by previously captured foreign warships of diverse origin, and fought near places with one of the world older naval history recorded, Returning to Genoa after a minelaying action near Cap Corse and Gorgona Island, the small German force was surprised and attacked by marauding Allied light units. Some months before, on 2 October 1944, the same German flotilla and ships encountered USS Gleaves (DD-423) in a similar minelaying mission towards San Remo (now Sanremo) but they did avoid contact and returned to Genoa undamaged, and this ill-fated encounter is depicted as the labelled LIGURIAN44 bonus scenario. Both mini-scenarios are introductory scenarios or historical representations more than full-scale scenarios (but probably addictive on his simplicity). Enrique Mas, February 2015. Click here to download this file
  5. 133 downloads

    Battle of the Ligurian Sea, 18 March 1945. Last Stand of Kriegsmarine. Historical Scenario. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for the Mediterranean Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. To avoid spoilers is better to play first a few times the Allied/Blue side, and only after play the German/Red side. Image: Camouflaged Yugoslavian destroyers Dubrovnik (left, then Italian Premuda), and Beograd (then Italian Sebenico), probably at Bocche di Cattaro (Montenegro) after their capture by Italian forces on 17 April 1941. Origin: taked from Wikipedia Commons and from Propagandakompanien der Wehrmacht - Heer und Luftwaffe (Bild 101 I) and German Federal Archives. Battle of the Ligurian Sea was a small little known naval battle, last surface battle of Kriegsmarine executed by the last elements of Kriegsmarine's 10th Torpedo Boat Flotilla, composed by previously captured foreign warships of diverse origin, and fought near places with one of the world older naval history recorded, Returning to Genoa after a minelaying action near Cap Corse and Gorgona Island, the small German force was surprised and attacked by marauding Allied light units. Some months before, on 2 October 1944, the same German flotilla and ships encountered USS Gleaves (DD-423) in a similar minelaying mission towards San Remo (now Sanremo) but they did avoid contact and returned to Genoa undamaged, and this ill-fated encounter is depicted as the labelled LIGURIAN44 bonus scenario. Both mini-scenarios are introductory scenarios or historical representations more than full-scale scenarios (but probably addictive on his simplicity). Enrique Mas, February 2015.
  6. 526 downloads

    Minelaying Incursion in the Phoney War, 12-13 December 1939. Historical Scenario. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for GIUK Gap Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. To avoid spoilers is better to play first a few times the British/Blue side, and only after play the German/Red side. Image: pre-War photos of German destroyers Z1 Leberecht Maas and Z5 Paul Jakobi, as depicted on the A503 FM30-50 booklet for identification of ships, published by the Division of Naval Inteligence of the Navy Department of the United States and as consequence in public domain. Taked from Wikipedia Commons. A mining scenario based on the 12-13 December mining incursion near Newcastle by German light surface forces in the Phoney War. Both sides have limited resources and many task to do and many paths to victory. The present forces are all the historical correct as I can get them. Are depicted the historical surface and subsurface naval forces, the complete RAF Coastal Command order of battle at 12 December 1939, and the on the German side in the same date the near to North Sea units of Kustenfliegergruppen, Seeaufklarungsgruppen and the only and one Tragergruppe 186 with instructional land-based aircrafts to ready Luftwaffe air crews for future naval use in the Graf Zeppelin aircraft carrier, ship who never entered in service. Notes: Some very few British DD/DE not are of the exact time period represented, but almost all of them are historically correct and present as in the operations in December 1939. The number of aircraft in the air units of both sides are hypothetical and not strictly historical. A very few of the German aircraft types subvariants are not historical accurate. Some aircrafts of the RAF Coastal Command are represented by similar types because limitations in the Database: 30xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II. 4xLondon I, London II, Stranraer or Skeeter represented by 1xSunderland III. 2xSunderland I represented by 1xSunderland III. The ahistorical SOSUS or CAESAR contacts on naval units can be considered as representations of SIGINT or HUMINT detections. Enrique Mas, February 2015.
  7. File Name: Mine incursion in the Phoney War, 12-13 December 1939. Historical Scenario File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 07 Feb 2015 File Category: GIUK Minelaying Incursion in the Phoney War, 12-13 December 1939. Historical Scenario. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for GIUK Gap Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. To avoid spoilers is better to play first a few times the British/Blue side, and only after play the German/Red side. Image: pre-War photos of German destroyers Z1 Leberecht Maas and Z5 Paul Jakobi, as depicted on the A503 FM30-50 booklet for identification of ships, published by the Division of Naval Inteligence of the Navy Department of the United States and as consequence in public domain. Taked from Wikipedia Commons. A mining scenario based on the 12-13 December mining incursion near Newcastle by German light surface forces in the Phoney War. Both sides have limited resources and many task to do and many paths to victory. The present forces are all the historical correct as I can get them. Are depicted the historical surface and subsurface naval forces, the complete RAF Coastal Command order of battle at 12 December 1939, and the on the German side in the same date the near to North Sea units of Kustenfliegergruppen, Seeaufklarungsgruppen and the only and one Tragergruppe 186 with instructional land-based aircrafts to ready Luftwaffe air crews for future naval use in the Graf Zeppelin aircraft carrier, ship who never entered in service. Notes: Some very few British DD/DE not are of the exact time period represented, but almost all of them are historically correct and present as in the operations in December 1939. The number of aircraft in the air units of both sides are hypothetical and not strictly historical. A very few of the German aircraft types subvariants are not historical accurate. Some aircrafts of the RAF Coastal Command are represented by similar types because limitations in the Database: 30xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II. 4xLondon I, London II, Stranraer or Skeeter represented by 1xSunderland III. 2xSunderland I represented by 1xSunderland III. The ahistorical SOSUS or CAESAR contacts on naval units can be considered as representations of SIGINT or HUMINT detections. Enrique Mas, February 2015. Click here to download this file
  8. File Name: The First Convoy, September 1939 File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 18 Jul 2012 File Category: GIUK First Convoy in the Phoney War, 14-18 September 1939. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for GIUK Gap Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. That's an essay of building an historic and realistic scenario, and as consequence, something boring for most of the time, with some moments of terror, as in the real world ASW operations, in this case in the Western Approaches. And probably most of the played scenarios will be finished with a draw. Playtesting after built the scenario reflects it is more playable in the Red/German side. It reflects the Phoney War in all his splendour and peculiarities, with though fighting in the sea lanes, in opposition to the calm land and air fronts. It reflects also the very limited UK ASW capabilities at the war start, the approximative initial Order of Battle of the RAF Coastal Command and his historical bases (Most of the Hudson represents Anson MkI, Sunderland MkIII represents Sunderland MkI, and minor types as Stranraer, London, Lerwick or others are not represented, some Air Stations only with detachments are neither in play), merchants sailing unescorted, also is depicted OB-4 (OB stands for Liverpool - Outward (North America)) the first convoy attacked in WWII by German submarines, the great number of German submarines operating at this time in the sector (in patrol from before the hostilities, his number was later inferior because maintenance and transit times), with his approximated historical positions (Including the after the Cold War infamous U-34, who sunk the Spanish Republican submarine C -3, my grandfather boat, in the Spanish Civil War, in the covert Operation Ursula), and also is present the fleet carrier HMS Courageous and her nimble escort, the last attempt to employ the large fleet carriers as ASW platforms ... Ironically, in the Phoney War time period Hitler was attempting to seize the peace with Great Britain, and the objective victory reached by the Kriegsmarine sinking the Courageous was contrary to the Fuhrer interests, and dismissed by him. The represented historical Coastal Command bases and squadrons are: AXa RAF Leuchars EGQL, 233 Sqd RAF Coastal Command (Hudson MkI/II). AYa RAF Thornaby, 224 Sqd Det (Hudson MkI/II), 220 Sqn (Hudson MkIII), 608 Sqd (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). AZa RAF Aldergrove EGAA, 224 Sqd. Det (Hudson MkI/II), 502 Sqd Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BAa RAF Gosport, 224 Sqd (Hudson MkI/II). BBa RAF Prestwick EGPF, 102 Sqd, 30?xWhitley MkIII (represented by MkII). BCa RAF Thorney Island, 48 Sqd (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BDa RAF Sullum Voe, 201 Sqd with London I, London II, Stranraer, represented by 2xSunderland III. BEa RAF Mount Batten, 204 Sqd (8?xSunderland I represented by 4xSunderland III). BFa RAF Bircham Newton, 201 Sqd, (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BGa RAF Pembroke Dock, 210 and 228, Sqd, (8?xSunderland I each, represented by 4xSunderland III). BHa RAF Warmell, 217 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BIa RAF Montrose, 269 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BJa RAF Detling, 500 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BKa RAF Dyce EGPD, 612 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). Some British DD not are of the exact time period represented, but most of them are historically correct and present in the Western Approaches operations in September 1939. The ahistorical SOSUS or CAESAR contacts on German submarines can be considered as representations of SIGINT or HUMINT detections. Enrique Mas, July 2012. Click here to download this file
  9. 1,305 downloads

    First Convoy in the Phoney War, 14-18 September 1939. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for GIUK Gap Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars era Platform Database. That's an essay of building an historic and realistic scenario, and as consequence, something boring for most of the time, with some moments of terror, as in the real world ASW operations, in this case in the Western Approaches. And probably most of the played scenarios will be finished with a draw. Playtesting after built the scenario reflects it is more playable in the Red/German side. It reflects the Phoney War in all his splendour and peculiarities, with though fighting in the sea lanes, in opposition to the calm land and air fronts. It reflects also the very limited UK ASW capabilities at the war start, the approximative initial Order of Battle of the RAF Coastal Command and his historical bases (Most of the Hudson represents Anson MkI, Sunderland MkIII represents Sunderland MkI, and minor types as Stranraer, London, Lerwick or others are not represented, some Air Stations only with detachments are neither in play), merchants sailing unescorted, also is depicted OB-4 (OB stands for Liverpool - Outward (North America)) the first convoy attacked in WWII by German submarines, the great number of German submarines operating at this time in the sector (in patrol from before the hostilities, his number was later inferior because maintenance and transit times), with his approximated historical positions (Including the after the Cold War infamous U-34, who sunk the Spanish Republican submarine C -3, my grandfather boat, in the Spanish Civil War, in the covert Operation Ursula), and also is present the fleet carrier HMS Courageous and her nimble escort, the last attempt to employ the large fleet carriers as ASW platforms ... Ironically, in the Phoney War time period Hitler was attempting to seize the peace with Great Britain, and the objective victory reached by the Kriegsmarine sinking the Courageous was contrary to the Fuhrer interests, and dismissed by him. The represented historical Coastal Command bases and squadrons are: AXa RAF Leuchars EGQL, 233 Sqd RAF Coastal Command (Hudson MkI/II). AYa RAF Thornaby, 224 Sqd Det (Hudson MkI/II), 220 Sqn (Hudson MkIII), 608 Sqd (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). AZa RAF Aldergrove EGAA, 224 Sqd. Det (Hudson MkI/II), 502 Sqd Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BAa RAF Gosport, 224 Sqd (Hudson MkI/II). BBa RAF Prestwick EGPF, 102 Sqd, 30?xWhitley MkIII (represented by MkII). BCa RAF Thorney Island, 48 Sqd (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BDa RAF Sullum Voe, 201 Sqd with London I, London II, Stranraer, represented by 2xSunderland III. BEa RAF Mount Batten, 204 Sqd (8?xSunderland I represented by 4xSunderland III). BFa RAF Bircham Newton, 201 Sqd, (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BGa RAF Pembroke Dock, 210 and 228, Sqd, (8?xSunderland I each, represented by 4xSunderland III). BHa RAF Warmell, 217 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BIa RAF Montrose, 269 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BJa RAF Detling, 500 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). BKa RAF Dyce EGPD, 612 Sqd, Anson I (30?xAnson MkI=15xHudson MkI/II). Some British DD not are of the exact time period represented, but most of them are historically correct and present in the Western Approaches operations in September 1939. The ahistorical SOSUS or CAESAR contacts on German submarines can be considered as representations of SIGINT or HUMINT detections. Enrique Mas, July 2012.
  10. File Name: Duel near Hampton Roads, New Jersey vs. Richelieu, September 1943. File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 18 Nov 2013 File Category: NACV Duel near Hampton Roads, New Jersey vs. Richelieu, September 1943. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for the Atlantic Ocean Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars I&II Platform Database. This is a tiny scenario designed for play testing battleships and main guns, and playable both by the US/Blue or the Vichy France/Red side, to avoid spoilers is better to play the first time the Vichy France/Red side. Image: oficial USN photo contributed by Joe Radingan at navysource.org. New Jersey and Richelieu on 7 September 1943 near Old Point Comfort, Hampton Roads. The history of the French warships fleed to the exotic French Colonies and elsewhere after the debacle and the Nazi German takeover in May 1940 can compose a great epic saga, few times reflected in the mainstream narrative (perhaps only in a few movies, as "Casablanca" or "To Have and Have Not", with the opening titles showing the old aircraft carrier Bearn historically anchored in Martinique) or even in the military history books probably because opposed perceptions about too many actions (Mers-el-Kebir, Dakar, Casablanca, Operation Torch, Madagascar ...). That of the battleship Richelieu history was one of those very interesting careers. At the time of the German invasion she was 95% completed, escaped from Brest to Dakar (now in Senegal), and survived attacks by fast motor boats and Swordfish torpedo planes from the HMS Hermes on 7 July 1940, the day after the attacks on Mers-el-Kebir. After, from 23 September 1940, fight by two days against the British and Free French elements of Force M, including the old battleships HMS Barham and HMS Resolution, and the carrier HMS Ark Royal, succeeding on her defence of Dakar and preventing the capture of his strategic port. On December 1942, after Operation Torch, the French forces in West Africa joined the Allies, under the authority of Admiral Darlan in Algiers. As consequence, Richelieu sailed to New York, to be refitted in the Navy Yard from February 1943 for benefit of the Allied side. Later she was employed monitoring the German warships in Norwegian waters, on the Normandy landing and with the British Eastern Fleet in the Far East. Post-War participate with gun support in the Indochina War, and employed as artillery training ship to end as accommodation ship from 1956. After both fitted, the battleships New Jersey and Richelieu sometimes anchored side-by-side in Old Point Comfort at the mouth of Hampton Roads, Virginia Peninsula, on fall 1943. And the Richelieu configuration of the DB reflects correctly her August 1943-early 1944 fitting. On this alternate history scenario the ambiguous Vichy General Henri Giraud keeps loyal to the Axis in one of his many political doubts and don't rejoined the Allies, Vichy France persist after the assassination of both co-presidents of the Comite Francais de la Liberation Nationale, Darlan and De Gaulle. On this climate, officers and ranks of the Richelieu decide to escape with his now almost new warship to the old France, and don't combat his apparently victorious northern neighbours, under the cover of the night and of a strong gale, with the weather precluding the use of shore-based aircrafts neither warships smaller than capital ships ... Enrique Mas, November 2013. Click here to download this file
  11. 316 downloads

    Duel near Hampton Roads, New Jersey vs. Richelieu, September 1943. A Harpoon Commander's Edition scenario for the EC2003 Battle for the Atlantic Ocean Battleset and the HCWW-101110 World Wars I&II Platform Database. This is a tiny scenario designed for play testing battleships and main guns, and playable both by the US/Blue or the Vichy France/Red side, to avoid spoilers is better to play the first time the Vichy France/Red side. Image: oficial USN photo contributed by Joe Radingan at navysource.org. New Jersey and Richelieu on 7 September 1943 near Old Point Comfort, Hampton Roads. The history of the French warships fleed to the exotic French Colonies and elsewhere after the debacle and the Nazi German takeover in May 1940 can compose a great epic saga, few times reflected in the mainstream narrative (perhaps only in a few movies, as "Casablanca" or "To Have and Have Not", with the opening titles showing the old aircraft carrier Bearn historically anchored in Martinique) or even in the military history books probably because opposed perceptions about too many actions (Mers-el-Kebir, Dakar, Casablanca, Operation Torch, Madagascar ...). That of the battleship Richelieu history was one of those very interesting careers. At the time of the German invasion she was 95% completed, escaped from Brest to Dakar (now in Senegal), and survived attacks by fast motor boats and Swordfish torpedo planes from the HMS Hermes on 7 July 1940, the day after the attacks on Mers-el-Kebir. After, from 23 September 1940, fight by two days against the British and Free French elements of Force M, including the old battleships HMS Barham and HMS Resolution, and the carrier HMS Ark Royal, succeeding on her defence of Dakar and preventing the capture of his strategic port. On December 1942, after Operation Torch, the French forces in West Africa joined the Allies, under the authority of Admiral Darlan in Algiers. As consequence, Richelieu sailed to New York, to be refitted in the Navy Yard from February 1943 for benefit of the Allied side. Later she was employed monitoring the German warships in Norwegian waters, on the Normandy landing and with the British Eastern Fleet in the Far East. Post-War participate with gun support in the Indochina War, and employed as artillery training ship to end as accommodation ship from 1956. After both fitted, the battleships New Jersey and Richelieu sometimes anchored side-by-side in Old Point Comfort at the mouth of Hampton Roads, Virginia Peninsula, on fall 1943. And the Richelieu configuration of the DB reflects correctly her August 1943-early 1944 fitting. On this alternate history scenario the ambiguous Vichy General Henri Giraud keeps loyal to the Axis in one of his many political doubts and don't rejoined the Allies, Vichy France persist after the assassination of both co-presidents of the Comite Francais de la Liberation Nationale, Darlan and De Gaulle. On this climate, officers and ranks of the Richelieu decide to escape with his now almost new warship to the old France, and don't combat his apparently victorious northern neighbours, under the cover of the night and of a strong gale, with the weather precluding the use of shore-based aircrafts neither warships smaller than capital ships ... Enrique Mas, November 2013.
  12. File Name: Battle of North Cape, 26 December 1943 File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 12 Sep 2009 File Category: GIUK Christmas 1943, bad day for sailing in the Far North. Picture: BC Scharnhort, circa 1939. Source: Wikipedia from German Federal Archives/Kommando der Volksmarine - Bildbestand (DVM 10 Bild), Accession number DVM 10 Bild-23-63-12 With BB Tirpitz damaged by attack of midget submarines, BC Scharnhorst remains the only Kriegsmarine capital ship available to be utilized against the Arctic convoys from Great Britain to Soviet Union. Admiral Fraser, Home Fleet commander, decides to set a trap to the last operational German capital ship, reinforcing the convoys escort, and using HUMINT from Norwegian agents for request information about the Scharnhorst movements. At the closing hours of December, 25, 1943, westbound convoy RA55A was converging with eastbound convoy JW55B, near the Bear Island area, while the German group, coming from Altafjord, was approaching the area from south. At 0755 on December, 25, 1943, Konteradmiral Erich Bey on command of BC Scharnhorst orders his accompanying DDs of the 4th Zerstorer-Flotille to explore in search of the convoys. Bad transmitted orders, bad weather and bad luck, and the BC and the DDs lost contact one with the others. It's the time of the British trap execution ... Some links: http://www.scharnhorst-class.dk/scharnhors...rnostfront.html http://www.naval-history.net/Cr03-56-00NorthCape.htm http://www.9thflottilla.de/9s130.htm For U-Boat patrols on this date: http://uboat.net/boats/patrols/patrol_1673.html http://uboat.net/boats/patrols/search.php Enrique Mas, September 2009. Click here to download this file
  13. 534 downloads

    Christmas 1943, bad day for sailing in the Far North. Picture: BC Scharnhort, circa 1939. Source: Wikipedia from German Federal Archives/Kommando der Volksmarine - Bildbestand (DVM 10 Bild), Accession number DVM 10 Bild-23-63-12 With BB Tirpitz damaged by attack of midget submarines, BC Scharnhorst remains the only Kriegsmarine capital ship available to be utilized against the Arctic convoys from Great Britain to Soviet Union. Admiral Fraser, Home Fleet commander, decides to set a trap to the last operational German capital ship, reinforcing the convoys escort, and using HUMINT from Norwegian agents for request information about the Scharnhorst movements. At the closing hours of December, 25, 1943, westbound convoy RA55A was converging with eastbound convoy JW55B, near the Bear Island area, while the German group, coming from Altafjord, was approaching the area from south. At 0755 on December, 25, 1943, Konteradmiral Erich Bey on command of BC Scharnhorst orders his accompanying DDs of the 4th Zerstorer-Flotille to explore in search of the convoys. Bad transmitted orders, bad weather and bad luck, and the BC and the DDs lost contact one with the others. It's the time of the British trap execution ... Some links: http://www.scharnhorst-class.dk/scharnhors...rnostfront.html http://www.naval-history.net/Cr03-56-00NorthCape.htm http://www.9thflottilla.de/9s130.htm For U-Boat patrols on this date: http://uboat.net/boats/patrols/patrol_1673.html http://uboat.net/boats/patrols/search.php Enrique Mas, September 2009.
  14. File Name: The Battle of the Denmark Strait, May 24, 1941 File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 03 Sep 2009 File Category: GIUK For use with the WW DB, a very simple, direct and fast battle inspired in historic events, the fight between BB Bismarck and CA Prinz Eugen against BB Prince of Wales and BC Hood in the Strait of Denmark. Good also for testing the artillery. Playable from both Red and Blue sides. Picture: An aerial photo of HMS Hood taken from a RAF Coastal Command Hudson aircraft on 24 May 1941. The battlecruiser was sunk later that day during the Battle of the Denmark Strait. Source: Wikipedia from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: P00250.012 More and interesting data at http://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/hist...raitbattle.HTML Enrique Mas, September 2009. Click here to download this file
  15. 604 downloads

    For use with the WW DB, a very simple, direct and fast battle inspired in historic events, the fight between BB Bismarck and CA Prinz Eugen against BB Prince of Wales and BC Hood in the Strait of Denmark. Good also for testing the artillery. Playable from both Red and Blue sides. Picture: An aerial photo of HMS Hood taken from a RAF Coastal Command Hudson aircraft on 24 May 1941. The battlecruiser was sunk later that day during the Battle of the Denmark Strait. Source: Wikipedia from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: P00250.012 More and interesting data at http://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/hist...raitbattle.HTML Enrique Mas, September 2009.
  16. File Name: Pearl Harbor Midget Submarine Action, Day of Infamy File Submitter: broncepulido File Submitted: 22 Aug 2012 File Category: WestPac Midget Submarine Action in the Pearl Harbor Attack. This scenario is designed to be played from the Japanese/Red side, or the American/Blue side, but is better to play first the Japanese side. The Day of Infamy 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor is almost only remembered by the Japanese carrier-based air attack, but a very controversial, analysed and with few results midget submarine attack was in course a few hours earlier, and it was near to denial the surprise to the main Japanese attack. Later midget submarine actions against Sidney, Madagascar and other places were also a failure, and they were as consequence redeployed as last stance coastal defence. In fact, the first shots and victory in the Pacific War was those of the DD-139 USS Ward (here represented by USS Kane) against one of the Japanese mini-submarines, sinking she. This scenario is an essay to force the limits of the GE and the DB, and of probably impossible victory for the Red/Japanese player (Some hints: one solution can be to slown down the game to 10 or 30 seconds compression and reset the height to periscope deep each time the submarine surfaces, it's possible to penetrate the port and get again periscope depth in the interior bay). As Hawaii is not present in the WestPac map, I used the wider Cavite Bay in representation of Pearl Harbor. Also, I've replaced some few ship classes or configurations with other of similar characteristics. Enrique Mas, August 2012. Picture credit: DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-forn...apsh-h/ha19.htm Updated 23 August 2012: modified course of groups AES and AIS to avoid going aground. Click here to download this file
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    Midget Submarine Action in the Pearl Harbor Attack. This scenario is designed to be played from the Japanese/Red side, or the American/Blue side, but is better to play first the Japanese side. The Day of Infamy 7 December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor is almost only remembered by the Japanese carrier-based air attack, but a very controversial, analysed and with few results midget submarine attack was in course a few hours earlier, and it was near to denial the surprise to the main Japanese attack. Later midget submarine actions against Sidney, Madagascar and other places were also a failure, and they were as consequence redeployed as last stance coastal defence. In fact, the first shots and victory in the Pacific War was those of the DD-139 USS Ward (here represented by USS Kane) against one of the Japanese mini-submarines, sinking she. This scenario is an essay to force the limits of the GE and the DB, and of probably impossible victory for the Red/Japanese player (Some hints: one solution can be to slown down the game to 10 or 30 seconds compression and reset the height to periscope deep each time the submarine surfaces, it's possible to penetrate the port and get again periscope depth in the interior bay). As Hawaii is not present in the WestPac map, I used the wider Cavite Bay in representation of Pearl Harbor. Also, I've replaced some few ship classes or configurations with other of similar characteristics. Enrique Mas, August 2012. Picture credit: DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-forn...apsh-h/ha19.htm Updated 23 August 2012: modified course of groups AES and AIS to avoid going aground.
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