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[Normandy] The battle for Le Mesnil Adelée - August 07, 1944

Unternehmen Lüttich - 116.Panzer Division versus 3rd US Armored Division.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 12/21/2021
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
During the German counter-attack of Mortain, the 116.Panzer Division was in the area of Sourdeval. On the 7th of August, Pz.Gren.Rgt.304 attacked towards Le Mesnil Adelée, supported by "Panther" tanks of the 1/Pz.Rgt.24. But US infantrymen of the 119th Infantry Rgt (30th US ID) had the same objective and were reinforced by tanks of the CCB, 3rd Armored Division. The battle for Le Mesnil Adelée last all the day and in the evening the German tanks withdrew under the continuous allied air attacks.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Germany] : 5 command cards, you move first.
Allied player [United States/] : 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The three city hexes of Le Mesnil Adelée form a Temporary Majority Medal Objective worth 1 medal for whoever controls the village.

Special Rules:
- Use "Specialized Units" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis infantry units, these are panzer grenadiers. Badges are not required.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Magazine "Batailles" n°23 - Article : Les Panther de la 116 Panzer Division.
- Satellite image of the area.

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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