I've had these two companies painted for a long time and now with my son on the west coast, I am giving it a go by myself. Be advised I am not a strict adherent to the FOW rules. I am not a tournament player and I take into account history & common sense. So if you see a tank or unit out of command distance its because there were radios in WWII. I'm playing this as a meeting engagement with the ultimate US objective for the airborne company seizing the fuel dump at the train station. The German objective is to stop the Airborne advance before they can gain a foothold in the town.
The 82nd was the first to move their platoons. 1st plt crossed the hedgerows and road from their staging area into the woods along the river and adjacent to the river crossing. The 1st plt also has a forward observer with them. The 2nd plt crossed over the hedgerows and moved to south side of the bridge before halting.