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Shingle 3: Battaglia "The Thumb" - February 03, 1944

Mediterranean Theater By: zerofollia - Last update: 02/06/2013
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x7 x5 x7
first You play first    


Historical Background:
3-11 February 1944: Between 3 and 10 fabbraio allied units under intense attack and are forced to withdraw from The Thumb losing control of the town of Aprilia and the station Carroceto.

Briefing:
Axis: 5 Command card
Move First.

Allies: 5 Commando card

Conditions of Victory:
7 Medal

Special Rules:
Air Rule are not in effect.

Allies can only play the card "Air Power".
The Axis player must discard the paper "Air Power"

Unit:
- Axis have a Train with armored artillery (Troops7) in the rear of the station Campoleone.
- Train Artillery in the "Colli Albani", is the famous K5 Leopold railway powerful cannon. it is used as Big Gun (Troop3)
- German artillery in the town Campoleone is an antitank gun 88
- A unit of German infantry in Campoleone has Machinegun
- Two tank units of the Kampfgruppe Pleiffer and Kg Schonfeld unit is Tank Destroyer
- Two units of Axis have a Machinegun.

- A unit of allies with mortar
- One units of the Allies are Elite

The Allies can not play the card Barrage that must be discarded.

Terrain:
hexagons rice paddies are Marsh (Terrain 60) : Except that no unit, not even Infantry, may battle the turn it enters a Fish Pond hex.

Medal:
- The Medal in the town of Aprilia (including the hexagon Church) is a Medal for Exclusive Control, so the medal objective remains the player until his unit occupies one of these hexes and the opposing player does not occupy anyone. This medal is also the rule of the last to occupy the hexagon, even if the unit leaves the hexagon, the medal is the player as long as the opponent does not occupy the hex goal.

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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5
2
1
9
2
1
1
1
2
8
8
5
4
1
1
6
1
1
1