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No Better Spot to Die Normandy (id:#62778)
(ASL 3a - Yanks (2nd Edition) ID:ASL 16)
See Also: No Better Spot to Die by Multi-Man Publishing
Designer: Don Greenwood
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Balance:
GermanAmerican
Overview:
Ste. Mere-Eglise was under strong attack from the north so the 507th Parachute Regiment was shifted into a supporting position SW of the town, leaving only the 1st Battalion of the 505th Parachute Regiment facing the Germans at La Fiere. The obsolete French tanks employed by the Germans on the Cotentin had been dealt with harshly in the streets of La Fiere the previous day, with four destroyed by a mere handful of paratroopers. Now the Germans would employ them again in more advantageous terrain. . .
Attacker: German (Grenadier-Regiment 1057, Luftlande-Infanterie-Division 91 and Panzer-Abteilung 100)
Defender: American (Company A, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division)  
Turns: 9     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
La Fière, France 1944-06-07
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:13.0 D:7.0
AFVs: A:1
PzJg 35R(f) x 4

D:0
Guns: A:0
5cm leGrW 36 x 2
D:1
M1 57mm AT Gun x 1
M2 60mm Mortar x 2
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Possible NTC check due to loss of 1/2 of unbroken squads at the end of an RPh, could result in truce
Map Board(s): 3 24
Overlays: NONE
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hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2018-03-19 12:27:34
Yarlis Added a playing2018-03-18 09:47:38
Yarlis Rated the scenario2018-03-18 09:47:29
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2018-02-17(A) Juan Garrido vs Jorbetbal German win
2016-12-29(D) Fabian Balkwitz vs American win
2016-11-19(A) Gordon Jupp vs Simon Church German winReally fun game, huge swings both ways, the Germans took a pounding in the first 3 turns and by turn 4 I had to take the TC to invoke a truce, but passed it! It all swung on T5 with a ch from one of the tanks on a us squad, resulting in a KIA, then the MMG kill stack took another out and the us forces were then on the back foot and didn't recover...
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(!germ-usa.png)Imagehoxson172
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Aftermath 4 days later. . . (la fiere r35s dead.png)Imagehoxson163
(asl16 map w roadblock and wreck.png)Map Imagehoxson178

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Statistics:
Avg Rating: 6.25Votes: 4
Views: 0
To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 4.7 hours
Recorded Games: 3
Archive recorded plays:
German2
American1
Drawn:0

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No Better Spot to Die
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[A] German 90
[D] American 49
Tuesday 22 May 2018 07:07:39 PM  (c)dramsey 2018