The Germans had crossed the Somme and established three bridge-heads on the western shore at Abbeville, Amiens and Péronn. As these posed a mortal threat to the French forces, they had no alternative but to counterattack. At Abbeville, the recently promoted Général de Brigade Charles de Gaulle pressed forward, despite protests from his officers that the French units were not ready - - - -In The Abbeville Bridgehead, French infantry supported by R35 and nearly-impregnable B1-bis tanks set out to seize two strategic buildings. The Germans, lacking effective AT weaponry, might still try to immobilize the French monsters with their 37mm PaK guns.
Attacker: French (4 Division de Chars de Combat & 22 Regiment d'Infanterie Coloniale)
Defender: German (57 Infantry Division)
Turns: 7 Players: 2 OBA: None Night: No
West of Abbeville, France 1940-05-28
Squads: A:11.0 D:8.0
AFVs: A:4 B1-bis x 2 R35 x 2
Guns: A:0 Mortier de 60 mle 35 x 1 D:3 5cm leGrW 36 x 1 2cm FlaK 30 x 1 3.7cm PaK 35/36 x 2