Federal Spoiler Attack
Once again this game is more Hollywood than historical
The date is roughly 26th April 1914 Federal General Ignacio Morelos Zaragoza wants to upset the Constitutionalist build-up in front Tampico.
His plan is to send raiding force along the Panuco River to land at Dona Cecilia an destroy the station and rail line there hence delaying and upsetting the enemies build up.
Your orders are to land at Dona Cecilia, proceed quickly to the rail halt and destroy tracks (2 places), water tower and coal supplies plus the two warehouses (a total of 6 objectives).
You must then withdraw back to the boats and then back to Tampico.
2 x 10 figure platoons of armed sailors
1 x 12 fig sapper platoon has two mules with dynamite etc *
1 x platoon of the Federal 32nd Auxiliary Regiment
Raiding force HQ Col. Gomez & staff + MMG team
4 platoons from the Federal 32nd Auxiliary Regiment (2 on board the Juanita and one each in the dories)
* the demolition work takes 1d3 turns per item and requires 2 sappers for each to set, sappers may not fight and set demolition charges!
These are spread out throughout the houses or in tents.
50 men (in groups of 5) distributed randomly by chit, larger buildings may house 2 groups.
2 squadron of cavalry (2 troops plus 3 fig HQ)
3 infantry unit of 10-20 men
4 infantry company plus horse drawn gun (30 men + 3 man HQ + `75 and crew) OR
a cavalry squadron plus either a horse drawn gun or wagon carrying a machine gun
5 supply train including escort company (30men + 3 men HQ) **
6 a Constitutionalist bi-plane "Sonora II" will arrive and attempt to bomb the boats!! ***
** this event only happens once after which a "5" counts as nothing
*** this event only happens once after which a "6" counts as nothing
The pueblo and station
the train of course doesn`t start on table in this game
I`ve tried to swap and change buildings, so added a smithy
Changes to the train - loaded supply car and armoured troop car
A couple of fun shots including the Sonora II
Federal infantry inc Col. Gomez command element
Naval landing party