|The armoured train is the objective for the Government forces|
|The Vickers MkVIc is immobilized by a hit from the 18lber|
|A rousing cheer from the miners of Hilton Main|
greets the hit on the Government tank!
|The thinly defended hedge line is supported by an assortment|
|A hit on the tank by the Leach catapult fails to add to the |
|The Blacker Bombard immobilizes the Boulton Paul workers'|
|The volunteers are stalled at the line of stone walls. Can they|
carry their attack on the weak flank?
|With 'encouragement' from Lord Rawnsley himself the anti-|
tank rifle team take careful aim at the immobilized armoured
car. It must have worked as the vehicle goes up inflames!
|The NUR men lining the hedgerow are under heavy fire, the|
pin markers are starting to mount!
|FUBAR! "Don't panic! Don't panic!"|
|Despite the best efforts of the mortar teams to support the NUR|
the centre is crumbling!
|As the Regulars of the South Staffs finally make headway|
through the woods the men manning the train reveal their
presence and open a devastating fire!
|The NUR men's morale collapses and the centre is wide open!|
|On the right, the Miners' are 'Down' and face multiple attacks|
|With the right in tatters the Volunteers surge forward to turn the |
|The train gets up steam finally, but too late to escape the|
clutches of Lord Rawnsley's victorious forces.
And that is that as far as games go in GHQ for 2017. Our next scheduled meeting is on 3rd January 2018, but first there is just the little matter of Christmas and New Year to negotiate, so we will leave that to take care of itself for now. Season's Greetings to all my readers!