[Normandy] German assault on Villebaudon - July 30, 1944

Attack of the 2.Panzer Division.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 07/31/2022
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
US troops advancing toward Percy had reach the village of Villebaudon. But on their rear, a Kampfgruppe of the 2.Panzer Division had cut the road at La Denisière on the 29th of July. The day after, the 175th Infantry (29th US ID) in Villebaudon had to fight against other units of the 2.Panzer Division,coming from Beaucoudray. The HQ of the 175th was threatened by the German attack but the fire of the 14th Artillery Battalion and the air attack of allied fighter-bombers stopped the attack successfully.
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 capture of US HQ is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Specialized Units" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis infantry units, these are panzer grenadiers. Badges are not required.
- Use "Capture HQ/supply tent" rules (Actions 17).

Scenario Bibliography:
- "La trouée de Normandie" - Albert Pipet.

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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