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[5] The Convent of Montluzin - June 19, 1940 - June 20, 1940

The sacrifice 25°RTS
Western Front By: Guy2Luz - Last update: 12/12/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x8 x4 x8
first You play first    

Historical Background:
On June 17, the 1st and 2nd Independent Battalion of the 25th RTS arrive by truck to participate in the defense Lyon. They must take, even if overwhelmed by the enemy line Lozanne - Saint Germain au Mont d'Or. They are reinforced by 3 75's Battery of 405°RA employees mostly in antitank weapon. Outpost in the 36th CIE deposit Infantry Lyon is 142 bridges Trevoux Anse and Dear. Around Limonest 4 battalions of regional markets form the second level in the West. While to the east a fulcrum consists Champagne around the PC, with two sections of 47, a motorcycle section, a regional branch of R35 tank and two tank FT18.
June 19 at 14h, tanks, armored infantry and artillery to attack enemies go to the center before overflowing by the two wings in the afternoon. Under the command of Lieutenant Montalivet, advocates resist the convent until 19:30 while Captain Gouzy with the 3rd company managed to hold 20.15. Enraged by this fierce resistance, the enemy savagely killing Senegalese prisoners. Losses are particularly severe and 19 in the evening, missing 1532 men call.

The theater is set, the troops are in position, and history is in your hands. Have fun!

Axis player
Take 6 command cards, you move first

Allied player
Take 4 command cards

German armored units with Roundel badge to represent armored units.
Units with a battle star represent Senegalese Riflemen.
The French unit with the Finnish skiers badge represents a section motorcyclist.

Conditions of Victory:
8 medals

The convent of Montluzin reports a temporary medal Allied player.
Exit points Exit are acces to Lyon by the RN 6, the RN7 and RN83

Special Rules:
Apply the rule Blitz - Action 15
Apply the rule BCF - Nation 5
Apply the rules antitank weapon - Material 1 Material 2
Apply the rule of ski troops in French unit wearing their badge - Troop 9

The Air Power card is played as the tactical map Artillery firing

Scenario Bibliography:
1940 Les troupes coloniales dans la campagne de France de Paul GAUJAC- Ed. Histoire et Collection
19 et 20 juin 1940 : Combats pour l?honneur au nord de Lyon

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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