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Death at Carentan ETO (id:#56309)
Avalon Hill (AH:ASL Annual `93a ID:A 59)
Prior Publication: ASL Digest #3.01 ATL 92.2
See Also: Death at Carentan by ASL Digest Death at Carentan by Multi-Man Publishing
Designer: Guy Chaney & Mike McGrath
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
 
Balance:
AmericanGerman
Overview:
To reach Carentan, the Americans would have to cross a causeway carrying the highway from Saint-Comte-du-Mont through the low-lying swamps. As the 3rd Battalion of the "Screaming Eagles" pushed toward the town, Germans in a grouping of farmhouses sheltered by hedgerows poured rifle and machinegun fire into the exposed Americans. They were pinned down and subjected to withering fire whenever they attempted to move forward. Lt.-Colonel Bob Cole finally tired of the steady losses and radioed for a smoke barrage on the farm complex. And ordered his men to fix bayonets.
Attacker: American (3rd Battalion, 502nd PIR)
Defender: German (Fallschirmjäger Regiment 6)  
Turns: 8     Players: 2     OBA: American     Night: No
Near Carentan, France 1944-06-11
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:11.0 D:13.5
AFVs: A:0 D:0
Guns: A:0 D:0
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: All walls and hedges are Bocage, Ov4. A: Smoke Barrage w D: 1 HS HIP
Map Board(s): 17
Overlays: O1 O2 O4 O5
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mtrodgers99 Uploaded the Board image2018-09-29 17:08:51
mtrodgers99 Added a playing2018-09-29 15:18:36
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Yarlis Rated the scenario2018-03-18 10:54:27
Yarlis Added a playing2018-03-18 10:54:13
Last Played:
2018-09-28(A) Michael Rodgers vs Erik Lindblad American winThis is a scenario where both sides get to attack.
2018-08-23(A) Jonathan Kapleau vs Connelly, Roy American win
2017-11-11(D) Ian Willey vs Duncan Raeburn American winCame down to the last close combat roll of the last turn, great fun
2016-01-10(A) Paolo Cariolato vs Massimiliano Colosimo American win
2015-07-26(A) Martí Cabré vs Santiago Penabella American winVasLeague 2015, Round 3. With the Americans I managed to get into the village without casualties and expel all the German defenders. Then the Germans had to counterattack but the German player had to concede for lack of time to continue playing. Seemed a fun scenario, though.
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ASL Annual '93a: Page 37 (Scenario design article)Dave
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Scenario's Everyone Should Play Once #1Panzer
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Lt. Col. Cole (right) meets Ike (cole.png)Imagehoxson1255
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(death carentan matisse boards.png)Imagehoxson174
VASL Map (A059 Death at Carentan.png)Map ImageFre20741350
physical map (MAP-DeathAtCarentan.jpg)Map Imagemtrodgers998

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Lt. Col. Cole (right) meets Ike
 
Statistics:
Avg Rating: 6.83Votes: 18
Views: 3905
To-Play list count: 7
Estimated Play time: 5 hours
Recorded Games: 15
Archive recorded plays:
American10
German4
Drawn:0

ROAR Data:
Death at Carentan [Confirmed]
[A] American 5
[D] German 5
Thursday 18 October 2018 03:56:13 AM  (c)dramsey 2018