To die for Sainteny - July 04, 1944 - July 10, 1944

Western Front By: Junior72 - Last update: 06/24/2013
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
    first You play first


Historical Background:
In Normandy, in the hedgerows, the Carentan-Périers road pass through the village of Sainteny.

This village is important for the american troops to arrive until Periers and before to launch the "operation Cobra".

In july 1944, it has been heavy fighting for the possession of the village.

Briefing:
American player takes 5 command cards. You move first.
German player takes 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
7 medals.
The crossroad "Les Forges" is worth a Temporary medal for the American player.
The village of Sainteny (first hex) is worth a Temporary medal for the American player.

Special Rules:
The german infantry units can move 2 hexes and attack.
the river is not fordable and can only be crossed at the bridge or the ford.
The mines explode for both side.

Scenario Bibliography:
"Les SS au Poing-de-Fer" - Jean Mabire
"Invasion 1944" - Hans Speidel

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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