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[DO2017] Troina - June 06, 1944

Operation Husky - DO 2017: Battle for Italy scenario 3
Western Front By: Antoi - Last update: 02/26/2018
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first


There are problems with this scenario: it cannot be set-up using the standard terrain tiles of Memoir '44 and the selected extensions. There are too many terrains of one or more types. Please contact the author.

Historical Background:
While British forces were unable to break through in the east of Sicily, American forces swarmed across the west of the island. The pursuit of German forces halted at the Etna line. Here, German forces had dug in to cover their retreat to the Italian mainland. The mountainous terrain gave perfect view and cover. Here, Troina was located, the place where a breakthrough had to be forced. A direct attack on Troina was impossible. The American 60th, 26th, 16th and 18e infantry divisions got the task too surround Troina and attack it. German forces fought hard with mortar fire and counterattacks with armor. Eventually, the 26th division succeeded to break through German defenses, so German troops had to retreat towards Messina.

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

Briefing:
Axis 5 cards
Allies 7 cards discard one before the game begins and plays the rest of the game with 6 cards (starting player)

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals
6 medals
Temporary majority medal mountains both sides (axis start with this medal)
Troina is a temporary medal for the allies
Upper left medal is a permanent medal for the allies

Special Rules:
Airpower card for the allied player: 1d per hex (instead of 2d).
Troops 4 - Combat Engineers
Troops 27 - Supported Infantry (Supported infantry for infantry with a battlestar)
SWA 6 - Mortar LateWar

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.

Set-up Order
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