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[2ème DB] Assault on Le Bourget airfield - August 27, 1944

Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 05/14/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
After the liberation of Paris and the historical march of general De Gaulle on the Champs Elysees, the 2nd French Armored Division was engaged in a battle in the north suburbs of the capital. On the 27th of August, the main battle occurred between Combat Command Dio, supported by local French Resistance, and the German 47.Infanterie Division. This battle was really fierce and inflicted heavy losses to both belligerents.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Allied player [France] : 5 command cards, you move first.
Axis player [Germany] : 5 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
- Use "French Resistance" rules (Nations ) to all Allied infantry units with badge.
- Use "Special Asset Weapon" (SWAs 4 - Special Weapon Assets) and "Mortar" (SWAs 6 - Mortar Late War) to the Axis unit with mortar badge.

Scenario Bibliography:
- http://www.liberation-de-paris.

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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