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Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 01 November 2014 13:05
We are very pleased to start the registering for the Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015.

You can find all the information here: M44Brigade.nl/Dutch-Open

As stated earlier we will be playing in the Oorlogsmuseum Overloon (Warmuseum Overloon).
So after you finished your game you can walk over and hug that T34 or a Panzer if you are so inclined. Wink
We will start on the 28th of februari at 11:30 and the tournament will end on Sunday the 1st of March at about 17:30h.


If you want, you can join us for dinner and an evening activity. I recommend you do so for it will be fun and you will have a chance to meet your fellow players in an (even) more relaxed atmosphere.
(Beware: we wil be playing memoir Twisted Evil )


Here already we would like to thank the organisations of the Belgium and French Open, because we stole copied everything we liked. Although we do give it a Dutch twist. Your score is based on the amount of medals you acquire and the amount of objectives.


If you have any questions, feel free to ask them now or when you visit us next year.

We hope to see you all in the Netherlands next year!


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30626174/M44%20Stuff/Dutch%20Open/m44-flyerDutchopenv202Jeroen.jpg

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 01 November 2014 13:54
Count me in !

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 01 November 2014 14:11
Registered and payed !

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sun, 02 November 2014 10:35
Me too: registered and payed.
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sun, 11 January 2015 17:30
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----- UPDATE -----


During a stealth mission we infiltrated the Headquarters of the Memoir 44 Brigade Nederland. After a cunning diversion (throwing some cookies on the floor) we managed to take a picture and then had to run for our lives. But here you have it:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30626174/M44%20Stuff/Dutch%20Open/IMG_3696.JPG

At least we know they are going for historical correctness. Cool
By the way, the German infantry in the woods is on the exact spot where the museum is now.


Before we took the picture we also overheard important information:

You can still register for the first Memoir'44 Dutch Open till Friday the 6th of February: http://m44brigade.nl/dutch-open/

And if you live near Amersfoort: the Memoir'44 Brigade will be demonstrating the game at the Ducosim fair in De Flint on the 31st of January, so for last tips training or even registering, the Brigade can be found there.
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sun, 11 January 2015 17:35
Infantry with a big gun badge?? Shocked

What rules do you have for those?
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sun, 11 January 2015 18:07
Quit2 wrote on Sun, 11 January 2015 11:35

Infantry with a big gun badge?? Shocked

What rules do you have for those?

"Speak softly, but carry a big stick."

Too bad I'm 5,800 kms away. Have a great tournament!
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sun, 11 January 2015 20:20
That's definitively a big stick.
Don't count on me to help carry it Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 28 January 2015 21:21
I found a good summary of the October month around Overloon. This is what we will be playing at the Dutch open in 5 scenarios. Smile

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30626174/M44%20Stuff/Dutch%20Open/October1944Overloon.JPG

Remember only till the 6th of februari to register Cool
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 February 2015 14:59
We have looked over the list of participanten in the very first Dutch Open and have found there are some heavy weights there Smile.
Winner French Open, winner, second, third and fourth of the Belgium Open, multiple winners of the on-line league are coming, winner the Paris tournament and a runner up of the Mans tournament.

Who are these people? Cool

Here they come in alphabetical order:

_samy Olivier Herman
bdgza Bart de Groot
Bodega28 David Sardi De Letto
Cheezer Kees Runderkamp
Crusader Fabrice Somers
dajebriza David Villa
DcvB Dennis van Brummelen
DDB73 Diederik De Buck
Dubun Kevin Vlaanderen
El Bjorno Bjorn Lanke
Erik Uitdebroeck Erik Uitdebroeck
FOE Frederic Oetzel
Frankzaun Frank Zaunbrecher
Frostberg Bastian van Treeck
JkW Jaap Kabbedijk
Jozef Fritzell Frits Den Toom
jujuh Julien Herman
kdfservices Koen de Feyter
Kingloui Matthias Werninghaus
Lockdown Rick Nuiten
luigi54 Luigi Celada
Marcus Marcus Wierling
MastertomNL Tom Van der Lek
Quit2 Wim Debraekeleer
Ramzaz Ramon Stoop
Second lieutenant drenko Anne Nieuwkoop
Siebeltje Sietse Holtman
Snauffie Jan Then
Soldaat van Oranje Leon Nieuwkoop
[[b]souris blanche[/b] Emilie Soullard
Tender Gösta Stöckelmann
Titanos Frédéric Frennet
Vandamme37 Christophe Porcher
Vercingetorix1302 Frederik De Buck
Winning Wage War Jaco van den Berg

And you?

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 February 2015 19:51
Also, do not forget we have The person behind the memoir'44 Vassal module Cool
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 February 2015 10:15
Antoi wrote on Mon, 02 February 2015 19:51

Also, do not forget we have The person behind the memoir'44 Vassal module Cool


Although that person did not yet get any email with the follow-up procedure.

Edit: found it now.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 February 2015 12:44
bdgza wrote on Wed, 04 February 2015 10:15

Antoi wrote on Mon, 02 February 2015 19:51

Also, do not forget we have The person behind the memoir'44 Vassal module Cool


Although that person did not yet get any email with the follow-up procedure.

Edit: found it now.


Yes, we have some problems with that, it seems that the reply mail gets into the spam box. that's because the reply mail is in three languages.

I think that is where you have found it Smile
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 February 2015 13:57
Antoi wrote on Wed, 04 February 2015 12:44

bdgza wrote on Wed, 04 February 2015 10:15

Antoi wrote on Mon, 02 February 2015 19:51

Also, do not forget we have The person behind the memoir'44 Vassal module Cool


Although that person did not yet get any email with the follow-up procedure.

Edit: found it now.


Yes, we have some problems with that, it seems that the reply mail gets into the spam box. that's because the reply mail is in three languages.

I think that is where you have found it Smile


I found it in my "Sent" box, because its reply address is my own.
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 14 February 2015 12:32
Only two more weeks until the Dutch Open.

All participants have received mail, but some of our mail seems to end up in the spam/trash folder.

That's why we provide a link here to the Summary Cards Dutch Open 2015 that we will be using. Smile

Good luck and have fun preparing for the tournament!
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 28 February 2015 07:05
Good luck to all those enlisted to play in the very 1st Dutch Open!! The Day is here and much fun to be had!

Kudos to Jeroen, Antoi and all others that helped with all the details in putting this now, may it be the 1st of many to come!!

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 March 2015 14:53
So, what were the results? Enquiring minds want to know. Smile
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 March 2015 15:22
sam1812 wrote on Mon, 02 March 2015 14:53

So, what were the results? Enquiring minds want to know. Smile


1. Vandamme37
2. Franok
3. Kelian
4. Quit2
...
12. me
13. DDB73
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 March 2015 15:37
[quote title=bdgza wrote on Mon, 02 March 2015 15:22][quote title=sam1812 wrote on Mon, 02 March 2015 14:53]So, what were the results? Enquiring minds want to know. Smile

1. Vandamme37
2. Franok
3. Kelian
4. Quit2
5. Vercingetorix1302
...
12. bdgza
13. DDB73
14. ?
15. kdfservices
...
38. Luigi
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 02 March 2015 17:05
And here are the results of the Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015:

http://m44brigade.nl/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/M44DO2015uitslag.jpg


The French took home our three Wooden shoes and the titles Maarschalk, Generaal and Kolonel.
The Dutch, Belgians, Germans and Americans need to step it up a notch! Cool


Congratulations to Vandamme37, Franok and Kelian. Well fought gentlemen!

http://m44brigade.nl/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/M44-Dutch-Open-2015-31.jpg

A special mention for our Italian player: Luigi54. He ended last and got his homework handed to him: the Tactics and Strategy Guide.

@Luigi: you need to study this or else I will fulfill my promise and if you ever come last again will take the book back. Very Happy Laughing Very Happy


We had a wonderful weekend and are still smiling from ear tot ear. See you on the battlefields ladies and gentlemen.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 March 2015 13:43
Je ne poste qu'aujourd'hui car avec Emilie nous avons amorti le trajet en passant quelques jours à Bruges.
Pour devancer les questions des amis belges de Gent. Oui, nous sommes passés à Gand sur vos conseils et c'est effectivement une très jolie ville.

Revenons au Dutch Open.

C'était ma première visite en hollande et j'ai trouvé les hollandais très sympathiques et le pays joli.

Excellent choix du lieu du tournoi. Le musée est très intéressant.

Excellents scénariis qui m'ont fait découvrir des batailles que je ne connaissais pas. Bravo à la brigade MM44

Très bonne organisation. Des introductions par des films historiques très réussies. Immersion totale dans ses scénariis. Un accueil parfait. Il faut souligner et remercier l'effort fait de l'excellente prise en compte des étrangers (traductions systématiques, explications, carte météo en français...... Un bravo particulier à Jeronimon qui m'épate par sa maîtrise de toutes ces langues.

Une soirée très bien organisée et sympathique.

De l'humain. Des organisateurs attentifs et sympathiques. Des joueurs fair play avec qui il était plaisant d'échanger. Des adversaires redoutables et cordiaux avec qui il était agréable de jouer. Une mention aux joueurs allemands qu'il était agréable de découvrir.

Une envie folle de revenir et ce malgré le long trajet.

Très heureux d'avoir gagné mon premier tournoi et en plus un open national.

Remerciement et félicitations à Jeronimon et sa MM44 brigade.

Une opinion personnelle. Je trouve très bien que chacun des 3 opens nationaux (France, Belgique, Pays Bas) aient un système de fonctionnement différent. Même si j'apprécie les rondes suisses, je trouve bien que le français soit différent et que les belges et les hollandais n'aient pas la même manière de compter les points ( points par partie gagnées pour l'un points par médailles pour l'autre).

Au plaisir de vous revoir dans les prochains tournois et l'année prochaine si c'est possible.
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 March 2015 19:17
@ Jeronimon.
Zeer mooie trofee en naar ik verneem een zeer goed weekend.
Bravo aan de Brigade en iedereen die er deelnam.

@Vandamme.
Felicitations a vous, C'est dur un klomp a deux pied? Laughing

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 04 March 2015 19:48
great organisation for this first dutch open.
very interesting museum with full access for the players , good maps and strong opponents.
thanks for all and see you next year !
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Fri, 06 March 2015 17:39
We tried to get a nice progression of rules in the tournament so we started out easily with standard units, just a few specialized units for the Germans and one objective medal. Remember for the score only the medals were counted, but you got a 0,7 point bonus for each objective you captured.

Overloon Forest
After the failure of Operation Market Garden the small corridor that led to Nijmegen was still a dangerous place. The German 107 panzer brigade even managed to break through. German troops still had a strong bridgehead on the west bank of the Meuse. Allied high command decided this had to be destroyed to break German resistance in the Netherlands and to open the way for the British, lead by Montgomery, to invade the Rhineland. The 7th American armoured Division was called in from the Elzas to do the job. Intelligence suspected unorganised German resistance. Venlo should be reached within 2 days.

On the 30th of September the attack on Overloon started, this is where the road to Venray was located, and after that to Venlo. Because of the Intelligence the Americans start the battle without any reconnaissance. The next days were very tough for the Allied forces. The Germans had dug in inside the forests and Panzers and Falschirmjäger carried out severe counterattacks. The Americans run aground in the mud and the heavy German fire . . . . . . Overloon is not taken within two days, let alone Venlo.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Fri, 06 March 2015 17:43
The second scenario we stepped it up a notch and added: an 88mm anti tank gun (troop 23), SWA antit tank infantry (SWA5 - late war), an exit for the Americans and supported armor (troops 28).

Hattert Harassment
On the 5th of October the American general Hasbrouck tries a different approach. American troops taken an easterly route around the forest and are to approach and tare to capture Overloon from the other side. Again the Americans go into battle without any reconnaissance so the 88mm canons in castle Hattert remain unnoticed. Within a few minutes 10 tanks are ablaze and the battle is just as bloody as the one fought in the Overloon forest.

The 88's are not silenced until air support is called in. The attack has actually already stalled, but fierce fighting continues. The German troops, supported by Panzers, carry out severe counterattacks. The distance between the dug in troops is sometimes no more than a throw of a hand grenade. After three days of hard fighting the American troops are battered and broken. They are withdrawn from the front line to gather strength again . . . .


The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Fri, 06 March 2015 17:56
That concluded the first day of the tournament. 35 of the 46 persons present then went to a restaurant to get a bite to eat. After diner (and it was yummy! I loved the white chocolate mousse! Very Happy ) we set up four Overlords. We wanted to let more people enjoy and get to know this style of playing M44. These consisted of the two scenarios played earlier that day but with some twists in it to have more fun:

> Both teams got a poll of reserve units from which the Field Generals could choose one unit.
> Each round before the starting players started he threw a dice to determine the weather for that round (Axis and Allied turn): Clear weather, Mud, Rain, Storm or Fog.
> After the CiC had played two cards the teams rotated: CiC became LFG LFG became CFG CFG became RFG and the RFG became CiC.
> The scenarios are not played side by side, but there is a slight set-off (Hence we put a little red arrow on both scenarios. Wink )

Some players had never played Overlord before and if they did they had never played CiC before so much was learned that evening (and we also drank a little Wink )
On my table there we also created the opportunity to learn more about troop placement and wether to take ground or not.
I thank the opposing team (Crusader, barthjuh, sours blanche and Vanfamme37) for their patience and in assisting this learning experience by destroying troops that were not so well placed. Very Happy

I know the German team on another table was led by a CiC that distributed cards almost in his previous turn stating: I have a plan we do not need to wait my generals can start planning now.

Al this made for a very amusing and relaxing evening after which the players could go to bed and get some sleep for the following day.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Fri, 06 March 2015 23:24
Jeroen,

Sounds like a grand time had by all and a successful 1st run for the 2015 Dutch Open! Thanks for play by play of the activities and waiting on Day 2 and of course a pic or 2, other than the one of the nice looking trophies given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 07 March 2015 17:22
And after a good nights rest we started day 2. Cool

The Americans had retreated and the British were going in.
This meant Steve!
Steve who?

Steve Upper lip:

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Steve kindly provided by Dietrich von Kleist. Very Happy

Of course more officially:

http://static.memoir44.com/lang/english/images/mm_compendium_nation_5.jpg


      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 07 March 2015 17:33
In the third scenario the Brits are trying to free Overloon:

Return customers:
Anti tank infantry (SWA 5)
Special forces (Troops 2)
Supported Armor (Troops 28)
Church and marshes were introduced in scenario 2
Roads were present in all five scenario

New for this one:
Overloon is a 5 hex Majority Objective
One german engineer infantry
and city ruins (Terrain 45) (But ruins with a little bit of summer added to them Smile )

The Battle of Overloon
At exactly 11 o'clock more than 200 allied guns opened fire at Overloon. In the next 90 minutes, more than 100,000 grenades were dropped on Overloon. At a quarter past twelve, as Over- loon has changed in one great ruin, two infantry battalions pull forward. On the western flank the 1st Battalion Suffolk and on the eastern flank, the 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire. Both battal- ions are followed by two squadrons Churchill tanks of the Coldstream Guards and some flail tanks. The front infantry follow the slowly advancing tanks closely.

The first hour, everything goes well. At the moment the East Yorks arrive in the forest north of Overloon, the Germans start defending themselves heavily. The allied suffer heavy losses inflicted by German forces. After a poorly coordinated attack, the British possess most of the devastated Overloon in the evening. The liberation of Overloon leaves a bitter aftertaste for the population.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.


No link yet to The Battle of Overloon, will follow later
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 07 March 2015 17:50
At this point in the tournament the Swiss rounds started showing as more experienced players gravitated to the top of the list and the beginners went towards the bottom. This increased the fun for everybody as your opponent would have roughly the same skill level as you. (Some exceptions of course for fortunate or unfortunate players.)

The fourth scenario was the most challenging rulewise.

Already introduced in earlier scenarios:
Steve Upper Lip (Nations 5)
Special forces (Troops 2)
Combat engineers (Troops 4)
Heavy Anti tank gun, the 88 (Troops 23)
Marshes (Terrain 28)
Roads (Terrain 42)

New in this scenario:
Minefields (Terrain 29) (In the marshes by the way Smile )
And some Hobart Funny bridge layers
But with a little twist, see below the historical description.


Bloedbeek
After Liberating Overloon the British have to push through the forest where they are met by Falschirmjäger, mines and grenades. At the End of the day they reach the edge of the forest and the British are at the Loobeek. In 24 hours they have moved only 500 meters.

The Germans (107th Panzer Brigade) had pulled back behind the stream and blown up the bridge. They had dug themselves in and laid out minefields. Because of the time constraint they did not map where they put the mines, which they usually did. On the 16th of October 1944 The British prepare to cross the Loobeek, they do so by laying several bridges and the 185th (Norfolks and Warwicks) and the 8th (East Yorks and Suffolks) start advancing, supported by the tanks of the Coldstream Guards and the Grenadier guards. The Brits met with heavy resistance and fire, among which a strategically placed 88. Trying to find cover in the stream they found that even the bed of the stream was mined. Blood of the soldiers turned the stream red, hence the name Bloedbeek.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command, the rest is history.

Link to Bloedbeek


To simulate the stream being overflown and the mud we replaced the stream by marsh tiles which really hinder the armor units.

Some of the Special Rules:
Beware: mines are laid by the Germans but blow up for both sides!

The two British armor units marked with the battle star are:
Hobart Funnies (Troops 26) Assault Bridge: place bridge over river in lieu of battling

Specific for this scenario:
The Assault bridges can also be placed out over the marshes, but only if there are no mines there.
Units can enter and exit a brigde from any non river or marsh hex.
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Sat, 07 March 2015 18:05
French and Flemish players trying to get out on top in the last scenario to take home the prizes. Some of the newer players getting visibly tired but battling on nonetheless!

The last scenario: liberating Venray
Old friends:
British Commonwealth Forces (BCF) (Nations 5)
British special troops (Troops 2)
German Anti-Tank Guns Late War (SWA 5)
British Supported armor (no Card yet)

Not a lot of new rules but one not often used in Memoir 44:
Forward spotting (Actions 4)
As long as there is a German unit in the church the Axis player uses his artillery as a Big gun (Troops 3)

Not that the Exit is for the German troops only as they are trying t get away to Venlo to regroup.


Venray
On the 17th of October the last phase of operation Constellation had to start and Venray was the objective of the Allies. After crossing the Bloedbeek (Blood Stream) the 185th (Norfolks Warwicks) follow the road from Overloon to Venray. On the evening of the 16th the 8th (East Yorks and Suffolks) occupied the township Hiept, to the west of Venray. General Whistler had four battalions around Venray now. British 11th and American 7th armoured division attacked from the south.

The British had good tank support and half of Venray was under control of the British troops at the end of the day. So it seemed that the Germans really have had some severe blows and were licking their wounds. In reality they were not beaten at all, but they were withdrawing to Venlo and regrouping their units to secure effective defense lines. In this battle artillery caused considerable trouble and good observation from two points gave the Germans good assistance in a strong defensive action. The two points of observation were Venray church tower and a tall square tower in Maashees.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command, the rest is history.

LInk to Venray



Any plans General O’Connor might have had for exploiting the capture of Venray had been negated even before his troops took the town. For on 16 October, a day before occupation of Venray, Field Marshal Montgomery had issued his directive shutting down all offensive operations in the Second Army other than those designed to assist the opening of Antwerp. Completion of the task of clearing the west bank of the Maas had to await termination of the battle of the Schelde.

Because of this the Battle for Overloon and Venray was hardly mentioned and remembered and was dubbed: The

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30626174/M44%20Stuff/Dutch%20Open/ForgottenBattle.jpg


But more people died here than in Market Garden, which gave this battle it's other nickname: the second Caen.






      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 09 March 2015 18:00
As a member of the M44 Brigade I had a wonderfull weekend meeting everyone. At the end of the tournament our Belgium friends had a present for us (a big thanks to them). Yesterday my farther in law and I took care of the present Laughing. The result can been seen in the picture.
I must admit my father in law likes Memoir 44 too. He is waiting for the next tournament already.

http://www.fotosop.nl/afbeeldingen/8471809311803image.jpg

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 09 March 2015 20:30
Wow, those are indeed a nice surprise from your Belgian counterparts!!

Jeronimon,

Seems that Yogi Bear and I had a battle of the wits and somehow I came out on top!! Seems I am smarter that your average bear!!

Went to your M44Brigade website and clicked on FOTOS and low and behold, there you were FRONT and CENTER amongst all those other pics of the 2015 DUTCH OPEN....sometimes I amaze myself!

Very nice photos of the event and photos lend merit to the superb job you and your mates from the M44Brigade did in hosting the very 1st Dutch Open, bravo.

Job well done to you and all involved in bringing another nice event to the members of the M'44 community.

Gonzalan

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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Mon, 09 March 2015 22:42
gonzalan wrote on Mon, 09 March 2015 20:30


Went to your M44Brigade website and clicked on FOTOS and low and behold, there you were FRONT and CENTER amongst all those other pics of the 2015 DUTCH OPEN....sometimes I amaze myself!

Every nice photos of the event and photos lend merit to the superb job you and your mates from the M44Brigade did in hosting the very 1st Dutch Open, bravo.

Job well done to you and all involved in bringing another nice event to the members of the M'44 community.

Gonzalan


Thanks Gonzalan,

Do you remember this topic ?
It seems like ages ago that we played our first tournament with 10 people Smile
      
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Re:Memoir 44 Dutch Open 2015: subscription now open Wed, 11 March 2015 04:03
Yes, I do, Antoi, from 10 people and local to hosting the very 1st Dutch Open, on the national level!! From Pups to BIG DAWGS, you and the M'44 Brigade. Lucky for you that Jeroen is so tall and will be able to reach up and touch the bar that your crew has place so high for your 1st Dutch Open!! Laughing

If you guys ever host a tournament stateside I will be sure to attend! Razz

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