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CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« on: 26-04-2019, 22:04:04 »


Welcome to another Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign! This campaign, "On Rommel's Trail" will take you to battlefields from Greece's famous hot springs, the beautiful island of Crete to scorching hot North Africa where Rommel and Montgomery clashed in epic and gruesome encounters.

You will play on well designed community created and modified maps in battles like Thermopylae, Chania Aerodrome, Gazala and Kasserine Pass.

Experience brutal battles, total carnage, outstanding gameplay and the best Forgotten Hope 2 Teamwork there is. Feel the camaraderie like nowhere else.

Get your gaming gear ready and join this amazing campaign!







In this FH2 Campaign you will experience:

12 battles, on both new and totally renewed maps, with custom vehicles and weapons.
Train and prepare yourself for every battle with your regiment on our training server.
Fight battles with up to 100 players.
Earn promotions and medals for your achievements.
Communicate directly with your squad using Teamspeak and apply well planned strategy and tactics not seen on any public servers.
Form new friendships with like-minded people from all over the world.

Taking part is completely free and everybody is welcome!

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #1 on: 26-04-2019, 22:04:20 »
FH2 Organized Teamplay. I missed it.

Lets Go!   8)

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #3 on: 01-05-2019, 03:05:04 »
How many battles are planed for this campaign? How long is the campaign going to last?

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #4 on: 01-05-2019, 13:05:23 »
12 battles are planned, so around 12-14 weeks

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #5 on: 01-05-2019, 14:05:09 »
Battles are every Friday, 18:00 UTC. On these evenings, the battle map of the week will be played several rounds for 4-5 hours. Trainings of both Divisions usually are on Thursdays, 18:00 UTC. 12 Battles are planned as Pap said. Scrim will take place this Friday, May 3rd. Scrim is a first evening under battle-like conditions in terms of organisation, but its really just a evening to get to know each other, introduce new members into tournament play and to test the upcoming battle maps. Scores of that evening wont be counted into the campaign scoring.

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #6 on: 03-05-2019, 18:05:27 »


FRIDAY , May 3rd , 18UTC , several maps will be played in scrimmage of the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


Please Note! - We use the scrimmage for final bug testing of the battle maps and will play through most maps.
If you find a bug, please report it to your Commanding Officer.



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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #7 on: 09-05-2019, 11:05:05 »


FRIDAY , May 10th , 18UTC , the map Keren will be played in the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


History
"At 07:00 on 15 March, the British and Commonwealth troops of 4th Indian Infantry Division attacked from Cameron Ridge making for Sanchil, Brig's Peak, Hog's Back and the three peaks of Mount Sammana. That night, the battle ebbed and flowed with attack and counter-attack inflicting very heavy casualties on both sides. On the right, 5th Indian Infantry Division launched its attack on the Dologorodoc feature at 10:30 on 15 March. The 2nd Highland Light Infantry led the attack on the lower features ("Pimple" and "Pinnacle") but made no progress in the daylight because of fire from the overlooking Sanchil peak, where the Italian defenders had defeated the 11th Brigade assault. They were pinned down, suffering casualties and without supply until darkness provided the opportunity to withdraw. By moonlight that evening, the attack on Dologorodoc was taken up by 9th Brigade, now commanded by the recently promoted Brigadier Messervy. Heath and Messervy planned a near two battalion attack on Pimple and Pinnacle, with a third battalion ready to pass through and attack the fort. The capture of Pinnacle that night by the 3/5th Mahratta Light Infantry led by Lieutenant-Colonel Denys Reid (with the 3/12th Frontier Force Regiment less two companies under command to take Pimple)."





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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #8 on: 09-05-2019, 12:05:44 »
Let´s have fun!!

You´ll have tanks, planes, guns, smg´s, rifles, grenades and, over all, great mood and camaraderie!

Join NOW!

PS: Sexy admins will be online too  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #9 on: 15-05-2019, 11:05:55 »


FRIDAY , May 17th , 18UTC , the map Thermopyles will be played in the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


History
"The Olympus line is outflanked and the Allies are on the run, trying to reach their ships in time. But 2 brigades from the British Commonwealth Forces have to cover the retreat, with no hope for victory. The place they have chosen couldn’t match better to their cause. The sacred place of Thermopyles is about to face one more struggle. The Allies, few against many, inspired by the sacrifice of the Spartans nearly 2500 years ago, are determined to hold the Germans for as long as it is needed. They are the last obstacle before the enemy conquers Athens, just like Leonidas and his 300 were standing with no fear against the Persians. In the morning of the 24th of April, the Germans unleash their armored hordes. Glory is about to crown the arms of the defenders of freedom once more…  "




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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #10 on: 17-05-2019, 12:05:54 »

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« Reply #11 on: 23-05-2019, 10:05:51 »


FRIDAY , May 24th , 18UTC , the map Cretan Hills will be played in the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


History
"For the first 2 days the paratroopers, under the command of Oberst (Colonel) R. Heidrichfeared that a concerted counter-attack on the prison would defeat them. But no effective counter attack was launched. By Sunday (25 May) evening, the Germans, with their greater firepower, total command of the air and reinforced by elite troops from the 5th Mountain Division, eventually outflanked the New Zealand line to the north-west of Pink Hill and occupied the village of Galatas.However, the stubborn defence of Pink Hill had enabled the NZ 5th Brigade and other units to withdraw to a new defensive line to the east of Galatas. With the fall of Galatas Crete was lost and the order was given to evacuate."




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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #13 on: 29-05-2019, 13:05:54 »


FRIDAY , May 31 , 18UTC , the map Chania Aerodrome will be played in the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


History
"At 08:00 on 20 May 1941, German paratroopers, jumping out of dozens of Junkers Ju 52 aircraft, landed near Maleme Airfield and the town of Chania. The 21st, 22nd and 23rd New Zealand battalions held Maleme Airfield and the vicinity. The Germans suffered many casualties in the first hours of the invasion, a company of III Battalion, 1st Assault Regiment lost 112 killed out of 126 men and 400 of 600 men in III Battalion were killed on the first day.[46] Most of the parachutists were engaged by New Zealanders defending the airfield and Greek forces near Chania. Many gliders following the paratroops were hit by mortar fire seconds after landing and the glider troops who landed safely were almost annihilated by the New Zealand and Greek defenders.

Some paratroopers and gliders missed their objectives near both airfields and set up defensive positions to the west of Maleme Airfield and in "Prison Valley" near Chania. Both forces were contained and failed to take the airfields but the defenders had to deploy to face them. Towards the evening of 20 May, the Germans slowly pushed the New Zealanders back from Hill 107, which overlooked the airfield. Greek police and cadets took part, with the 1st Greek Regiment (Provisional) combining with armed civilians to rout a detachment of German paratroopers dropped at Kastelli. The 8th Greek Regiment and elements of the Cretan forces severely hampered movement by the 95th Reconnaissance Battalion on Kolimbari and Paleochora, where Allied reinforcements from North Africa could be landed."




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Re: CMP FH2 Campaign - "On Rommel's Trail" Launched
« Reply #14 on: 05-06-2019, 14:06:24 »


FRIDAY , June 7, 18UTC , the map Sidi Muftah will be played in the
"On Rommel's Trail" Forgotten Hope 2 Campaign


History
""To complete the attack, elements of the Italian XX Motorized Corps and 101st Motorized Division Trieste were to clear a path through the minefields north of Bir Hakeim and near the Sidi Muftah box to supply the armored advance. To hold Allied troops in place, the Italian X and XXI Corps would assault the Gazala Line near the coast. At 2:00 PM on May 26, these formations moved forward. That night, Rommel personally led his mobile forces as they began the flanking maneuver. Almost immediately the plan began to unravel as the French mounted a vigorous defense of Bir Hakeim, repelling the Italians.
A short distance to the southeast, Rommel's forces were held up for several hours by the 7th Armoured Division's 3rd Indian Motor Brigade. Though they were forced to withdraw, they inflicted heavy losses on the attackers. By midday on the 27th, the momentum of Rommel's attack was faltering as British armor entered the battle and Bir Hakeim held out. Only the 90th Light had clear success, over-running the 7th Armoured Division's advance headquarters and reaching the El Adem area. As fighting raged over the next several days, Rommel's forces became trapped in an area known as "The Cauldron.
This area saw his men trapped by Bir Hakeim to the south, Tobruk to the north, and the minefields of the original Allied line to the west. Under constant assault by Allied armor from the north and east, Rommel's supply situation was reaching critical levels and he began to contemplate surrender. These thoughts were erased when early on May 29 supply trucks, supported by the Italian Trieste and Ariete Divisions, breached the minefields north Bir Hakeim. Able to re-supply, Rommel attacked west on May 30 to link up with the Italian X Corps. Destroying the Sidi Muftah box, he was able to split the Allied front in two."




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