Operation KNIGHT By: [TWC] MallasForce-Outline:Era:
1x Austin K5 truck. Attachment:
2inch MortarSituation-Outline:Operation Start:
25th of May, 1944. 08:00 AMCurrent Weather:
Baranow, Poland which is included in the TWC WW2 Repo.Conflict Overview:
Operation Rösselsprung was a combined airborne and ground assault by the German XV Mountain Corps and collaborationist forces on the Supreme Headquarters of the Yugoslav Partisans located in the Independent State of Croatia during World War II. The operation was launched on 25 May 1944, and was aimed at capturing or killing the Partisan leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito and destroying the headquarters, support facilities and co-located Allied military missions. Operation Rösselsprung was a coup de main operation, involving direct action by a combined parachute and glider-borne assault by the 500th SS Parachute Battalion and a planned subsequent link-up with ground forces of the XV Mountain Corps. The airborne assault was preceded by heavy bombing of the town by the Luftwaffe. The ground forces included Home Guard forces of the Independent State of Croatia along with collaborationist Chetniks.Recent Events:
TWC Platoon which was nearby providing secondary security for the meeting between Yugoslav Partisans and Allied Officers has been ordered to move at once towards the castle and help defend it from enemy forces.Objectives:
1. Move to the castle at once and defend it from enemy forces.
2. Secure nearby villages of Przewoz and Skopanie.
3. Eliminate all enemy presence at the airfield west of Dymitrow.Situation OPFOR:
Weapons: Kar 98k, FG42, MP40, MG42, Panzerfaust 60.
Uniform: Forrest camo uniforms and dark green helmets.
Vehicles: Several Half-tracks and Kubelwagens with MG42s have been spotted, there are no sightings of heavier armor.Situation Civilians:Population:
Present in several villages.Allegiance:
Most are to German forces and the forces of the Independent State of Croatia, however there are pockets of those that are loyal to the Yugoslav Partisans.