169 Operacion Market-Garden - Fase 1
Eisenhower received the proposal to carry out the Market Operation, followed by Operation Garden.
Montgomery wanted to have him First Airborne Army to capture a series of bridges to along a little corridor less than 100 km long, between the Holland border with Belgium, passing through Eindhoven and reaching Arnhem.
The corridor is divided into three sectors. The southern sector is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, by command of Taylor, who must secure the bridges between Veghel and Eindhoven, on the canal Wilhelmina and nine other bridges.
The speed of the operation is crucial, since it would be carried out during the day, and intelligence ensured that German troops in the area were few in number and without support from armored ... more was his worst mistake, what would it cost americans more than they wish ...
9 Squad Bases
2 Halftrack M3A1
6 Squad Bases
6 Squad Bases
4 Sherman Tank
|3 Panzer IV
2 Tiger I
1 Halftrack Sdkfz
|Strategy Decks||American Air Support 1
|German Reinforcements 1
|Starting Strategy Cards||2||3|
|Operations Cards||- Inspiring Leadership||-|
|Deployment Zone||Anywhere on map 9B and 8B.||Anywhere east of the road.|
|Objective||Americans win the game if at the end of any round control both bridges, without adjacent enemy units on nearby hexes.||The Germans win the game if manage to retain the bridges for 12 rounds|
|Actions per turn||3||3|
|Reinforcements||Round 5 (Status) on green "R" hexes:
4 squad bases
- 8 Regular Infantry
- 4 Mortar crews
- 2 Halftrack M3A1
|Special Rules||-||German reinforcements can deploy anywhere east of the road.|
|Terrain Features||Both rivers are flooded.|