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[Germany] The Siegfried line. - March 19, 1945 - March 24, 1945

The crossing of Bienwald.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 02/19/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x4 x5 x6 x5
    first You play first


Historical Background:
19th of March 1945.
With the crossing of Lauter river at Scheibenhardt, 1st French army of general de Lattre de Tassigny, entered in Germany. Troops of Combat Command n°6 had to cross the Bienwald forest and to break through the Siegfried line. Woods, full of mines and snipers were really adapted for the German defense, French "Tabors" and Foreign Legion had difficulty to open the roads to the tanks under German artillery fire. On the 24th of March, with the capture of Büchelberg, the Bienwald and Siegfried line were definitively overcame.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
Allied player [France] : 6 command cards, you move first.
Axis player [Germany] : 4 command cards.

257.VGD : 257.VolksGrenadier Division.
RMLE : Régiment de marche de la Légion Etrangère.
1er GTM : 1er Groupement de Tabors Marocains.
6°RCA : 6ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique.
62°RAA : 62ème Régiment d'Artillerie d'Afrique.

Conditions of Victory:
Allied player : 5 medals with at least 1 medal token. Schaidt and Büchelberg are a temporary medal objective for the Allied player.
Axis player : 5 medals.

Special Rules:
- Use "Sniper" rules for the 2 German units with sniper badges (Troop 10).
- The "Air Power" card is not allowed to the Axis player. Discard it and take another from the pile.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Militaria Magazine hors-série n°7 et 63.

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.

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