You picked a truly great tournament scenarioDon Holland defeats Roy Johanson in In Front of the Storm. My poor Germans required some hot shots from a 37mm AT Gun that broke 2 French squads adjacent to the bridge while a wounded German hero and a 548 killed 2 more in CC. By the end the Germans had a 548, a hero, and the 37mm gun while the French had a wounded 7-0 leader and a bunch of brokees. A couple of times I thought I was toast when my 9-2 failed me but a plucky 8-1 named Slappy rallied some guys to the bridge. He also killed a French 8-1 in single combat! ? Roy also managed to ambush my 9-2 leader and squad. A rare sight. An exciting battle to be sure.
I don't have the scenario to hand, but the M5 with an AAMG has a MA Rof of 1 and the M5A1 version has an AAMG MA with a rof of 2, so if they are armed with AAMG then that would be whyI still want to understand why there are 3 M5 HT specified and 1 M5A1 when they are functionally the same counter!
Don't feel bad, this scenario is very difficult for the defenders, so many ways to loose.Kåre Jacobsens russian veterans lost against Francesco Isabellas fanatical Hitlerjugend in FrF99 Boy Soldiers.Russian weapons was plagued by malfunctions and the Germans fought literally like berserkers.