186 Pegasus Bridge
Late in the night of June 5, 1944, the men of the light infantry Oxford and Buckinghamshire go up aboard six Horsa gliders on the secret airfield at Dorset. Their mission: launch the first assault D-day airport and capture two bridges.
A few minutes after midnight, the 6th June 1944, the gliders land in a small square of fields between a pond and the canal of caen, a few tens of meters only their goal! Major Howard and his troops take completely by surprise the forces German. Despite the opposition fierce of a machine gun nest protected by sand bags in end of the bridge, now famous under the name of "pegasus bridge ", the commandos capture their goal in a few moments
This scenario is based on Pegasus Memory Bridge 44.
5 Squad Bases
|4 Squad Bases
- 11 Regular Infantry
- 2 Elite Infantry
- 1 Officer
- 1 Machine Gun Crew
|Strategy Decks||(emove both take down the beast cards)|
|Starting Strategy Cards||2||1|
|Deployment Zone||Any green hexes.||One squad MUST be deployed in the blue hex.|
|Objective||The British must occupy the bridge (have at least one squad in l, hex.) at the end of a game turn to win. This scenario is not too balanced, so it is recommended to play it 2 times, change sides, and determine the winner according to the how quickly the bridge was taken.|
|Actions per turn||2||2|
|Special Rules||You can play with or without the stategy cards.|
|Terrain Features||The river cannot be crossed, exept by the bridge.|
Clearly in favor of the British side (so many Elite units that can "fire at will"
Due to impassable river rule and initial deployment, I think it could be a 2 map scenario.
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