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Battle of Ft Driant - November 27, 1944 - November 29, 1944

Lorraine Campaign
Western Front By: 50th - Last update: 11/19/2013
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x7 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
Ft Driant was one of the many pre-WWI forts around the cities of Metz and the towns around it. Ft Driant, or Feste Kronprinz, as the Germans called it, was near the town of Dornot. It was defended by the 8th SS Corps, commanded by General Herman Priess. The initial attack was made by the 20th Corps of Patton's Third Army on the 27th of September. The 20th Corps was commanded by Major General Walton Walker. The initial attack was fought off. A second attack was made on the 29th by engineers with bulldozers to fill in ditches, and long pipe bombs to blow holes in the wire. Company E attacking from the North, was immediately pinned down for the next four days and had to dig in. v

Allies: Take six command cards and move first.

Axis: Take five command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
Allies: Take six medals with one of those being one of the bunkers. You can take one or both bunkers, you need only one to win.

Axis: Take seven medals and hold both bunkers.

Special Rules:
For rules on Combat Engineers, see Troops Card #4
There exists a tunnel system connecting all the Barracks and the Bunkers. Treat all hardened bunkers as caves for the Germans. This means the infantry can move from one bunker to another.
For rules on Churchill fascine carrier see Equipment Pack rules page 4 or Troops Card #26.

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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