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Finns defeat US 2ID in hard fought action in "The Valleys" 
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Finnish: Jaakarikomppania (Light Infantry Company)
HQ (with 2 Panzerschreck Rifle Teams
Jaakari Platoon (4 Sqds, led by Lauri Torni)
Jaakari Platoon (4 Sqds, and Panzerfaust Command)
Jaakari MG Platoon (2 MG Sections)
Jaakari Mortar Platoon (3 Sections-81mm)
Jaakari Heavy Tank Hunter Platoon (w/Toivo Ilomaki, and tractors)
Panssari Platoon (3 T-28's)
Assault Gun Platoon (3 BT 42's)
Pioneeri Platoon (4 Sqds, Panzerfaust Command, Supply Truck)
AA Platoon (2 Sections, trucks)
Limited Air Support (JU 87D Stuka)
TOTAL: 1750

US: Rifle Company, 2nd ID
HQ
Rifle Platoon (3 Sqds, sniper)
Rifle Platoon (3 Sqds)
MG Platoon (2 sections)
Mortar Platoon (3 sections)
Intelligence and Recon Platoon (3 Sqds)
Tank Platoon (5 M5A1 Stuarts)
Towed Tank Destroyer Platoon (4 M5 3in)
Engineer Combat Platoon (Weapons Sqd, 2 Operating Sqds, 3 Bazooka teams, M3 37mm Gun)
Field Artillery Battery (2 sections 105mm)
Field Artillery Battery 155mm (2 sections)
TOTAL: 1750

Mission: Fighting Withdrawal
Attacker: US
Defender: Finns

Turn 1: US moves out of positions and carefully advances along both flanks, avoiding a minefield near the center of the table.
Finns remain in positions and attack with mortars in center and planes on Finns left flank: mortars do no damage to 155's, while planes take out 2 105's, and pin Infantry platoon in wheat field.
Turn 2: US continues to move carefully along both flanks. Stuarts on Finns right flank knock out 2 BT 42's.
Finns continue to remain in positions and again attack with mortars in center (knocking out one 155), and planes on Finns right flank taking out 2 Stuarts, and several infantry teams (pinning the infantry platoon.
Turn 3: US continues to move carefully along Finns left flank, and remains pinned on Finns right flank. Artillery takes out 2 Finnish Pioneer teams in center.
Finns continue to remain in positions and again attack with mortars in center (no effect), and planes on Finns right flank taking out a couple of more infantry teams. Successfully withdraws remaining BT 42.
Turn 4: US continues to move carefully along both flanks, and mounts a close assault on Finns right flank, after heavy losses are forced to cancel assault.
Finns continue to remain in positions and again attack with mortars in center (no effect), and planes on Finns Left flank taking out a couple of infantry teams. Successfully withdraws AA guns.
Turn 5: US continues to move carefully along both flanks, and mounts another close assault on Finns right flank, after heavy losses are forced to cancel assault.
Finns continue to remain in positions and again attack with mortars in center (no effect), and planes on Finns left flank (no effect). Finns Pop AT Guns on right flank and take out remaining Stuarts.
Turn 6: US pops Towed Tank Destroyers and take out 2 T-28's on left flank, and pull remaining troops from right flank.
Finns continue to remain in positions and again attack with mortars in center (no effect), and planes in center on advancing Engineers (taking out 4 teams and pinning them). Successfully withdraws remaining T-28 thus rendering left objective obsolete.
Turn 7: US concedes to Finns.

FINNS WIN: 6-1
US Loses: 1-6


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