"Operation Snafu": August 1944, the Allies have secured Normandy and Paris, and General Omar Bradley's 12th Army Group is moving to take Antwerp, an essential port for the coming invasion of Germany. However, the Allied supply lines are over-extended. The Germans have big guns set up in Schelde
Appearing in "Operation Snafu"
- Belgian partisans
- Yvette Groz
- General Omar Bradley
Synopsis for "Operation Snafu"
August 1944, the Allies have secured Normandy and Paris, and General Omar Bradley's 12th Army Group is moving to take Antwerp, an essential port for the coming invasion of Germany. However, the Allied supply lines are over-extended. The Germans have big guns set up in Schelde Castle guarding Antwerp's harbor entrance and are likely to sink the ships in the harbor to delay the Allies from taking the harbor. Since Antwerp is the most heavily defended in all of Hitler's Fortress Europe, Allied planes cannot get close enough to destroy those guns. Though Belgian resistance fighters are present in Antwerp they are still underarmed and badly trained to seriously consider sabotaging the guns. So the Unknown Soldier is to lead an elite group of demolition experts to destroy the gun emplacements, called Operation "Scuttle."
After infiltrating Belgium, the Soldier's team, posing as German soldiers, hijack a tank before heading for Antwerp. Their disguise goes too well, however, as the Belgian resistance began firing on them. A week prior, the resistance have learned about the Allies's plans to take Antwerp and took the initiative to assault the castle as one of their own knows a way inside.
The Soldier's team quickly drives away from the resistance and head for the castle. But while the commandos are about to sabotage the guns, deep below the castle the resistance have plant explosives that will demolish the entire castle.
Appearing in "Battle Album: Tirpitz"
Synopsis for "Battle Album: Tirpitz"
Sister ship of the Bismarck, the Tirpitz spent most of World War II hidden in the fjords of Norway within striking distance of Allied convoy routes to Russia. Although she never took part in a major engagement, her presence forced the British to divert badly needed men and material from other theaters of war to prevent the Tirpitz from breaking into the North Atlantic shipping lanes as the Bismarck had done.
On November 12, 1944, the Tirpitz was finally caught and capsized near Tromsø, Norway, by British Lancaster bombers.
Appearing in USS Stevens: "King of the Hill"
- Supply Sergeant J.J. Jablonski
- USS Stevens (DD-479)
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