Tide of Iron: Next Wave

Tide of Iron: Next Wave

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Breaking the Line
German delaying actions across the whole of Italy stubbornly slowed the 5th and 8th Army advances during late October and early November of 1943. Rain drenched the soldiers of the U.S. 36th Infantry Division as they moved through the night …

Chain of Command
Cherbourg fell three weeks after the invasion of Normandy, but the destruction of the port meant the Allies would have to find other ways to receive their much-needed supplies.

Siegfried Assault
In October 1944, the U.S. 1st Army begins its attack on the Siegfried Line north of Aachen. Heavy artillery pounds pillboxes, barbed wire, and mine fields for several days before the assault. The 30th Infantry Division, joined by the 2nd …

Stavelot Express
On December 17th, Lt. Col. Jochen Peiper of the 1st SS Panzer Division broke through the American lines and started his race to the Meuse River. By 1600 hours his advance units reached the outskirts of Stavelot. The town was …

The American 4th Infantry Division’s 8th and 22nd Regiments, plus supporting armor and engineers, attempt to take the village of Brandscheid, Germany. Opposing them is the 2nd SS Panzer, which has few tanks but a good supply of infantry.

Uphill Battle
After sustaining horrible losses while crossing the Sauer River, the 76th Infantry Division adopts more cautious protocols in their attempts to push through the Siegfried Line. On the morning of February 11th, 1945, a 15-minute barrage from an entire…

In the weeks following D-Day, the Allies continued to advance slowly from their ever-expanding beachhead, the only exception being the village of St.-Lô. Here the 29th Division has been bogged down for over a month, suffering more casualties outside…

At the Breaking Point
On July 27th, 1944, the Allies overran the Panzer Lehr Division and began their breakout across France. As General Patton rapidly advances forward, Field Marshal von Kluge is ordered not to retreat but instead to use the 116th Panzer Division …

Normandy Farm
A group of Americans approaches a farmhouse and its surrounding buildings. As dusk is fast approaching they are looking for shelter for the night. They are in for a nasty surprise. Apparently a group of German soldiers had the same …

Clash of Elites
Carentan, June 13, 1944 – The capture of Carentan is essential to consolidating the Utah and Omaha beachheads into a single defensible position. 6. Fallschrimjäger regiment had evacuated the city on the 12th after running out of ammunition. Now…

Mons Again
The Belgian fortress city of Mons was the site of one of the first battles of WWI. Now, almost exactly thirty years later, the II SS Panzerkorps and the American VII Corps are about to collide.
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