On June 10, at daybreak, the 3rd Battalion of the 5th RICMS receives the order to attack with the support of a company of 16 tanks FCM 36 of the 7th BCL. In this attack several step should lead us to the Aisne, on the left bank of which the enemy succeeded in taking the eve feet. The attack took place at the beginning without much difficulty. Despite the fatigue and lack of sleep, everyone has confidence the brave Riflemen will vigorously forward. Near Roche, they found a few isolated elements of the 18th RI who managed to remain in place yesterday. Tanks arrive to Roche peaks that dominate the north and east, when they are suddenly attacked by several enemy battery. The enemy in turn launches a strong attack supported by artillery guided by liaison aircraft.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.
Axis player [Germany]
Take 5 command cards.
Allied Player [France]
Take 5 command cards.
You move first.
Conditions of Victory:
Roche are Temporary Medal Objectives worth one Medal for whoever occupies it.
Rilly sur l'Aisne and Attigny are Tempory Medal Objectives worth one medal each for the Allied player.
Blitz rules are in effect (Actions 15 - Blitz rules).
French Army Command rules are in effect (Nations 7 - French Army).
The German propaganda gave the Black African troops as wild, cannibals, cleaner the trenches with their machetes and mutilating prisoners. Place an German Engineer badge on the four French units as Senegalese Riflemen (Troops 4 - Combat Engineers).
Special Weapon Asset early war rules (SWAs 1 - Special Weapon Assets) are in effect for the Axis unit equipped with Anti Tank Gun (SWAs 2 - Anti tank Gun).
The lock with a gateway is impassable for Armor and Artillery; Infantry treats the lock as a bridge (Terrain 9 - Bridges) with a Hedgehogs (Terrain 5 - Hedgehogs).
The Air Power card is played as an Artillery Bombard Tactic card.
1940 Les troupes coloniales dans la campagne de France de Paul GAUJAC- Ed. Histoire et Collection
Historique du 7eBataillon de Chars Légers (BCL)
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.