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Report for duty to this first-person, online action game where players choose to fight alongsid and against thousands of other players on the battlefields of western europe. Grab a rifle and experience heart-stopping infantry action or choose to advance your skills in one of dozens of accurately modeled combat vehicles, naval vessels or aircraft. Succeed and help the cause of the Allied or Axis forces. Fail and watch your side get pushed back and struggle for a foothold. Features the armies, vehicles, weapons and equipment found on the battlefields of Western lEurope 1939-1942.

2009-04-25

David versus the Goliaths

Flieger David06, Luftwaffe reported from the war up in the skies:

Apr 21 16:12 Gilze Airfield
Flying CAS low over Roosdaal. Luftwaffe fighters were keeping EA preoccupied. Used below-rear gunner to spot targets. Dropped 1-2 bombs at a time. Ground situation was very confusing; buildings made bombing armor even more difficult. Unsuccessfully bombed a Char and S35, bombed two other green contacts; Those must have been the Pans. Sustained a hit from an ET cannon; No significant damage.
Heinkel 111 from Gilze. Ended with 4 kills.

Apr 21 16:01 Gilze Airfield
Flying CAS low over Roosdaal. Dropped some bombs on west CP. There was an ET west outside of town firing at my plane. Was hit, but no serious damage. After another bombing run, rolled my He111 too low, and hit a tree.
Heinkel 111 from Gilze. Ended with 1 kill.

Apr 21 16:41 Gilze Airfield
CAS over Roosendaal with He111. Flying low over town; made it to target fine, but Luftwaffe support was lacking and AA was also inadequate. Tried to bomb north CP several times, every time there was a fighter diving in. Our AA guns at the AA were really disappointing. Once again, allied fighters have the luxury of being low and slow over target; and that is what matters in this game.
Heinkel 111 from Gilze. Ended with 0 kills.

Apr 21 16:55 Gilze Airfield
Was BARCAP'ing the airfield south of Roosendaal, missed two bounces primarily because I'll still used to the fw190, and compression was a serious issue diving from 3k on to a plane. Saw "bigwoody" down low with a hawk and another EA; I tangled a bit there scoring a cannon hit on one hawk, when I saw a spitfire 500m below returning from target. 300m off, wasted much cannon but scored hits and white smoke-trail; He made it to enemy AAA, and I broke off west. D520 dived on me, I evaded once, twice, and continued east. D520 stll on my long six, was running for home when I lost connection exactly as I received a few plinks.
Bf109E4 from Gilze. Ended with 2 kills.

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Reb400 memorial

Last week, the 101st lost a member of our squad. Reb400 passed away. He was a great squad mate, always fun to talk to, always willing to help out. He had a deep southern twang to his voice, unmistakable when he logged into teamspeak. He had been in a lot of pain the last year and he wasn't able to play as much. Reb loved the game, loved to fly, loved to tank, and loved to play aside his squad mates. The 101st has lost a great squad mate and the game has lost a great player.

We'll miss you Reb,
S!
The 101st Airborne




Shad0w64, 101st airborne XO: " Gordon "Reb400" Buster was a beloved member of the 101st airborne squad. To many of us he was more than just a teammate, he was a friend. His always helpful attitude and deep southern drawl will be remembered by us all. We Salute you reb. Rest in peace. S!"



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2009-04-06

Beeing a part of the largest paradrop

Kamiman, Stellvertrender Kommandeur des 2. Panzerdivision, XVIII Armeekorps: " Joint operation on Longuyon between Windhund, 250H, 1775th, KGW, Lagus and Tons of blue tags.We had 4 JU with about 40 players each and 6-7 escorts per JU. 30 110C4B bombed city before we dropped.EVERYONE ELSE!!! post your pics too, this was EPIC!!! We took the town and routed the brigade to training lol. I can only imagine the yell of OMG OMG PARAS in town.Special thanks to LW HC and STG_77 for flying fighter escort."


Screenshot by Cougtl, 1775th



Private Oam47, Luftwaffe, reported from the huge paradrop: " I almost missed the plane. One of the last out. Dropped with 5-6 or so other people (of over 150) W of the Army base. Quickly ran up to the gate and along with two tanks proceeded to rack up kills. Eventualy a Laffly drove up and blew up in the gate to stop our fire. After it was destroyed completly I died from the lined up enemies."
Started Apr 05, 2009 in a German Airborne Rifle from Wiltz. Ended with 6 kills and 0 captures.

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After Action Reports

Jun 30 12:41 A-20 uses ground Intel Sgt Usaf77 (UK/AF)
Jun 30 03:50 Ballsukin Sgt Kauhu88 (DE/NV)
Jun 29 01:51 death from above!! Maj Fox403 (UK/AR)
Jun 28 16:44 Defence of Grobbendonk, 28/06 Lt Lowe (UK/AR)
Jun 27 19:50 Prum ZOC Corp Reptard (UK/AR)
Jun 27 15:34 Liberation of Losheim Capt Weiker (DE/AR)
Jun 26 21:01 111 bombs now even kill? Corp Kauhu88 (DE/AF)
Jun 23 01:55 Bombs away! Lnc Corp Welly (UK/AF)
Jun 22 18:54 7 down, 493 to go... Lt Col Madplan0 (DE/AR)
Jun 22 01:14 Jarny Combat Air Patrol -- Jun... Maj Infinity (UK/AF)
Jun 20 12:59 jackpot Sgt Maj Karas (FR/AR)
Jun 19 11:50 Knife Kill on LMG Maj Speed68 (UK/AR)
Jun 19 11:26 Big win... untimate battle 2nd Lt Bzrdbird (DE/AR)
Jun 18 04:46 Allied infantry push for St. T... Capt Rampski (DE/AR)
Jun 15 08:37 Woo rammed Sgt Vanowen (DE/AF)
Jun 14 22:15 Pot Shots Pvt Channelcat (FR/AR)
Jun 14 19:44 The Battling Bastards of Bouil... QM Sgt Rabidx (DE/AR)

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