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[Belgium] Leopoldsburg - September 12, 1944 - September 14, 1944

The Limburg campaign.
Western Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 05/30/2019
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
Soon after the liberation of Brussels, the 1st Belgian Infantry Brigade, called Piron Brigade, was engaged in the Limburg campaign to liberate Leopoldsburg and a political prisoners camp. Piron Brigade, composed with armoured cars and mounted infantry (the "Winklers") fought mainly in Leopoldsburg and Oostham against German defensive positions and some assault guns. The Brigade succeeded in its mission and freed the prisoners. After this battle, Piron Brigade continued to clear the Limburg area and then participated to the Liberation of Netherlands until the end of the war in Europe.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Germany] : 5 command cards.
Allied player [Belgium] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The prisoner camp is a permanent medal objective for the Allied player.

Special Rules:
No special rules.

Scenario Bibliography:
Magazine Troupes d'élite - volume 6 - Les héros de la Brigade Piron.

Remember, see the Belgium wargraves and the Memorial of Piron Brigade in Leopoldsburg.
Official scenario of FFM44. Played during the tournament in Briis sous Forges (Essonne) on the 24th of March 2013.

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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