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The Hawk PTO (id:#56135)
Multi-Man Publishing (HASL 5 - Blood Reef: Tarawa ID:BRT 1)
Prior Publication: Heat of Battle: Blood Reef Tarawa BR3
See Also: The Hawkins Room by Heat of Battle
Designer: Eddie Zeman and Steve Dethlefsen
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
American (USMC)Japanese
Lt. Dean Hawkins and his Scout Sniper platoon had the distinction of being the first American force on Betio. Hawkins led a detachment of engineers and Scout Snipers along the pier on D-Day, taking out bunkers and buildings likely to be in the way of the following assault waves.
Attacker: American (USMC) (D Company, 2nd Tank Battalion)
Defender: Japanese (7th Rikusentai and 6th Special Base Force)  
Turns: 5.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Red Beach One, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands 1943-11-21
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:6.5 D:7.0
AFVs: A:0 D:0
Guns: A:0 D:1
Type 92 Infantry Gun x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: BRT SSR w D: FB
Map Board(s): MMP: BRT
Overlays: NONE
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mike205 Rated the scenario2019-04-05 16:22:48
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2016-12-20(D) Zeke Crater vs American (USMC) winAs with others, luck played too large a role in the outcome. Several KIA results left the Marines unable to take the pillboxes. What the Marine player remembered that I did not, was that a captured ART is worth 4 CVP. The Marines captured the 70 ART and with that achieved victory via CVP.
2016-02-18(D) Jason Wert vs Michael Daschbach Japanese winGreat Scenario, but Mike was harshly treated by the dice with 2 squads dying to Booby Traps or Fate. Still a blast to play and we laughed the whole time.
2015-10-24(D) Jeff Waldon vs Will Willow American (USMC) winVASL
2015-10-17(A) Jeff Waldon vs Will Willow American (USMC) winVASL
2014-07-21(A) Aaron Sibley vs Jeff Coleman American (USMC) winThe dice can be cruel in this game, but this scenario was ruined by them. Mine were hot, and Jeff's were Alaskan...shame as his setup as the japan was clever.
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The Hawk BRT1 - An IJN setup (The Hawk BRT1 - An IJN Setup.png)Imagezcrater329
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The Hawk BRT1 - An IJN setup
Two Marine flamethrowers clear an enemy strong point on Tarawa.
Avg Rating: 5.91Votes: 11
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To-Play list count: 2
Estimated Play time: 1.8 hours
Recorded Games: 9
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[A] Australian 0
[D] Japanese 1
Sunday 08 December 2019 09:36:29 PM  (c)dramsey 2019