Hurtgen Forest Dawson - November 02, 1944

Western Front By: Jewell History Club - Last update: 05/07/2009
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x5 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:
The battle of Hurtgen forest started November 2, 1944. hurtgen forest was hard to get through because of tough terrain, including bunkers and rivers. the Germans were well prepared with the west wall and foxholes. as US 28th division moved through Hurtgen forest the met German defenders who seemed to be everywhere. on November 3rd, they managed to slip into Schmidt. the Germans counter-attacked with panther tanks and drove them out of Schmidt on the 4th, forcing them to retreat to Kommerscheidt. on November 7th, 15 German tanks attacked Kommerscheidt and destroyed the 28th division. the stage is set the battle lines are drawn an you are in command. the rest is history.

Axis:5 command cards
Allied:6 command cards

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals Axis
6 medals Allied

Special Rules:
axis elite tanks

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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