French Strongpoint

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Battle Of Hannut - Battle On 12 May - Evening Action
... The Luftwaffe reported French armour at Orp and motorised units at Gembloux ... the German 6th Army, ordered Hoepner to send XVI Corps forward to Gembloux to prevent the French from organising a defence, but Hoepner continued to worry about his stretched supply lines and especially his ... The force advanced under heavy air and artillery cover against the French strongpoint at Thisnes, and simply ignored the French counterattack at Crehen in its rear ...

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