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Normandy - June 06, 1944

Operation Overlord - Another beach scenario
Western Front By: Quit2 - Last update: 02/12/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
    first You play first


Historical Background:
Allied paratroopers had to take out artillery batteries and needed to delay reinforcements during the night, to allow the soldiers on the beach to take their objectives before being slaughtered. At dawn, the paratroopers had not taken out all of their targets. Will you manage to get the objectives before the sun breaks through the fog?

Briefing:
Both players take 5 cards. Allied player plays first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals. The two coastal towns are worth one temporary medal each for the allied forces.

Special Rules:
The hills along the beach are Sea Bluffs. The allied infantry troops on the back row are elite ranger units. The game starts with an allied air drop of 4 units. Night rules are in effect. Axis troops control the bunker. The axis player controls the mines.

Scenario Bibliography:
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Warning:
Please note that this scenario was not approved by Richard Borg or Days of Wonder, so you have to check yourself about playability, potential gaming issues, etc.

Set-up Order
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