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[Normandy] Pont Brocard - July 28, 1944

Operation Cobra - The breakthrough of Von der Heydte.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 07/09/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    


Historical Background:
During Operation Cobra, units of the 1st US Army made a breakthrough in late July 1944. At that time, several German units of the 84.Army Korps were surrounded in the Roncey pocket. Among these units the 6.Fallschirmjäger Regiment under the command of Colonel Von der Heydte. Through the impetus given by their commander, the German paratroopers broke through the US lines at Pont Brocard and then reached the German lines of II.Fallschirm Korps of General Meindl.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
Axis player [Germany] : 5 command cards, you move first.
Allied player [United States] : 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
For Axis troops, exit markers are in effect on the central section of the Allied baseline.

Special Rules:
- Use "Specialized Units" and "Elite Armor" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis units. Badges are not required.
- Use "Night Attacks" rules (Actions 19).

Scenario Bibliography:
- "La trouée de Normandie" - Albert Pipet.

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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