Memoir '44 D-Day Landings Memoir '44 D-Day Landings

Battle of Rethymno - May 20, 1941 - May 22, 1941

Unternehmen Merkur
Mediterranean Theater By: Count Dooku - Last update: 01/01/1970
Allied Player: Axis Player:
x4 x5 x6 x5
    first You play first


Historical Background:
On the morning of May 20th, 1941, the German Airborne Divisions landed at the towns of Rethymno, Heraklion, Suda, Canea, and Maleme, coastal towns in the Island of Crete. The British/Creforce were surprised and a long battle followed. But finally, 2 days later, British/Creforce ordered a retreat and left the Island of Crete to its German Invaders. The stage is set, the battle lines drawn, and you are in command, the rest is history.

Briefing:
Axis player take 6 command cards
you move first
Allied player take 4 command cards

Conditions of Victory:
5 Victory Medals

Special Rules:
All the Germans are Special Forces (see MM'44 for details)

Scenario Bibliography:
World War 2
DK
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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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