Memoir '44 D-Day Landings Memoir '44 D-Day Landings

Across the creek - September 03, 1942

Operation Watchtower - Breaching the Lunga perimeter
Pacific Theater By: Quit2 - Last update: 05/27/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    


There are problems with this scenario: it cannot be set-up using the standard terrain tiles of Memoir '44 and the selected extensions. There are too many terrains of one or more types. Please contact the author.

Historical Background:
During August 1942, Major General Vandegrift relocated his marines and continued to direct efforts to strengthen and improve the defenses of the Lunga perimeter. On September 3rd, a small section of Japanese troops tried to breach the perimeter by crossing a small creek where defenses were still shallow. The attack came as a full surprise at the end of long day of work on the defensive fortifications. Will the Allies survive until morning?

Briefing:
Axis player takes 6 cards. Axis player starts.
Allied player takes 5 cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals for each side.
Exit markers are in effect for the Japanese forces on the allied baseline.

Special Rules:
Gung ho! is in effect for the Allied forces.
Night visibility is in effect.
Cave rules are in effect.
The whole stream is fordable.
The mountain on the Allied baseline is impassable.
The Allied tanks have flame throwers.
HQ-supply rules are in effect on the Allied supply tents on their baseline.



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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