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[Burma] Battle of Payagyi - March 05, 1942

Retreat of Pegu garrison.
Pacific Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 03/23/2015
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
Burma, the British garrison of Pegu, virtually surrounded by Japanese troops, was ordered to evacuate and to join the main British forces near Rangoon. The first attempt of junction was using the north road, but the British column found Japanese units in the village of Payagyi. "Stuart" tanks of 7th Hussars fought against Japanese tanks Ha-Go. After a confused battle where the Japanese lost at least 5 tanks, the British column withdrew from the engagement and move to Hlegu on the west road of Pegu.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Japan] : 5 command cards.
Allied player [United Kingdom] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
Payagyi is a temporary medal objective for the Allied player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Japanese Imperial Army" rules (Nations 3).
- Use "BCF Command" rules (Nations 5).
- Use "Rice Paddies" rules (Terrains 60).

Scenario Bibliography:
- Wikipedia - Battle of Pegu.
- "La campagne de Birmanie" - Pierre Lesouef.

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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