Hürtgen Surprise

Published by: Critical Hit. June 2008
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Introduction:

An Advanced Squad Leader compatible scenario pack which includes 8 scenarios, 2 maps, and a counter-sheet consisting of 208 counters depicting action in the Hurtgen Forrest and Brecourt Manor. The scenarios are centered around battles by the 101st Airborne division and the 83rd infantry division.

The Brecourt Manor map plays the scenario "So full of Fire" which was depicted in the Band of Brothers book and series. Lt. Winters gathering a scratch group to attack a gun battery of 4 105mm howitzers.

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Scenarios:

ScenarioPlayedTotalRatingLocationTheatreAttackerDefenderLengthBalancePopularity*
BM1: So Full of Fire06 7.33North of Brecourt Manor, Normandy, FranceWTOAmericanGerman1.3 hrs60% American50%
BM2: Brecourt Mop Up00 North of Brecourt Manor, Normandy, FranceWTOAmericanGerman1.7 hrsUnknown0%
4: Surprised Outside Strass04 5.00Strass, GermanyWTOGermanAmerican2.4 hrs75% American33%
BM4: Advance on Beach Exit 200 Near Utah Beach Exit 1, Normandy, FranceWTOAmericanGerman2.5 hrsUnknown0%
3: Nothing to Spare01 5.00Strass, GermanyWTOGermanAmerican3.4 hrsBalanced8%
1: Out of the Woods02 5.50Strass, GermanyWTOAmericanGerman3.5 hrs67% American17%
BM3: Normandy Nights00 Near Azeville, FranceWTOAmericanGerman4.2 hrs100% American0%
2: Returning the Favor00 Strass, GermanyWTOGermanAmerican5.1 hrsUnknown0%

 * Popularity is the sum of Roar and Archive reported playings based as a percentage of the parent publication's total games.

 (Dark) grey rows indicate Night scenarios.

Median length of scenarios: 2.95hrs

Average rating of scenarios: 5.71

Total playing time: 24.1hrs

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