[Normandy] Bretel wood - July 11, 1944

Counter-attack in the darkness.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 07/08/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    


Historical Background:
After a long static period in the bocage, the 29th US Infantry Division was ready to advance toward Saint-L˘. But, in the night 10th to 11th of July, a strengthened company of German paratroopers of the 3.Fallschirmjńger Division attacked the positions of 1/115th Infantry regiment, using flame-throwers. "A" Company was destroyed but 1/115th, split into small battle groups, resisted by fighting in close combat and the German assault was contained. In the morning, the battle was over, but the losses were heavy for the two belligerents.

The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
Allied player [United-States]
5 command cards.

Axis player [Germany]
5 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
All Axis infantry units are elite (Troops 2 - Specialized Units).

The two Axis units with a badge are Combat Engineers (Troops 4 - Combat Engineers)

Night Attack rules are in effect (Actions 19 - Night Attack).

The Allied player lays out the minefields (Terrains 29 - Minefields).


Scenario Bibliography:
"D'Omaha Ó Saint-L˘" - Ed. Heimdal.

Carte IGN 1/50 000 n░1412 - Balleroy.

Set-up Order
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6