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030 Piercing the Siegfried Line

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After the breakout from Normandy in late July, the 29th Infantry Division participated in the successful siege of the port city of Brest where, by September 19. the 40,000-man German garrison became casualties or prisoners of war The 29th then moved to the German border where the Allies were hying to break through the West Wall fortified zone called the Siegfried Line. On November 19. the 29th Division attacked — its objective to pierce the Siegfried Line at Julich.

 

  American German
Division 1

29th CORE DIVISION

5 GMC CCKW 353s

5 Squad Bases
- 3 Elite Infantry
- 12 Regular Infantry
- 1 Officer
- 1 Machine Gun Crew
- 1 Mortar Crew

1x AntiTank

Division 2

4 Squad Bases
- 2 Elite Infantry
- 11 Regular Infantry
- 3 Officers

6 Sherman M4A Is
2 M3A1 Half-Tracks
1 GMC CCKW 353

6 Squad Bases
- 1 Elite Infantry
- 18 Regular Infantry
- 1 Officer
- 1 Machine Gun Crew
- 1 Mortar Crew

1x AntiTank

Strategy Decks American Reinforcements 1
American Air Support 1 (remove Paratroopers)
Artillery 2
Ground Support 1
Artillery 1
Starting Strategy Cards 4 2
Operations Cards 034 Ultra 026 Ammunition Depot
029 Barracks
014 No surrender
013 Desperate Defenders
Deployment Zone Any of the hexes with a green border. Division 1: Any hexes on maps 1A and 9A.
Division 2: Any hexes on maps 9A and 8B.
Starting Initiative Initiative Token  
Objective

At the end of round 12, the Americans win based on capturing the following locations:

  • Victory Objective Marker (VOM) on board 268 and the 5-hex building on 9A: Decisive Victory (+2 CP at the end of campaign)
  • VOM or the 5-hex building: Normal American victory
  • Any other result: German victory.
Rounds 12
Actions per turn 3 3
Reinforcements

Status Phase 3:
2 M10s

Status Phase 3:
• 2 Squad Bases
- 1 Elite Infantry
- 4 Regular Infantry
- 1 Officer
- 1 Machine Gun Crew
• 1 Panzer IV

Status Phase 6:
• 2 Squad Bases
- 5 Regular Infantry
- 1 Officer
- 1 Machine Gun Crew
• 1 Panther

Special Rules
  • The 5-hex building is considered to be the German barracks. If the Americans ever control this building, discard the Barracks Operations card from play.
  • The German player takes the advancement tokens of destroyed Medal of Honor squads for use in determing the final score (see "Meaure of Campaign Success" on page 4).
  • Command Point tokens on maps 26B and 30B start under German control.
Terrain Features
  • All streams are shallow.
  • Buildings are destructible.
Weather
  • Clear x3
  • Light Rain x3
  • Heavy Rain x2

Weather checks on rounds 2, 4, 6 and 8.

 

Tags: American Army, German Army, Complexity: High, Rounds, Boards, Year: 1944, Version: FFG Norm

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