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Strayer's Strays ETO (id:#56637)
Avalon Hill (AH:The General # 29.1 ID:T16)
Prior Publication: AH: The General #20-4: SL O
See Also: Strayer's Strays by Multi-Man Publishing
Designer: Unknown
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
 
Balance:
AmericanGerman
Overview:
By dawn of D-Day, Lt. Colonel Robert Strayer had pieced together a unit comprised of scattered men from three Parachute Regiments. Radio communication with HQ didn’t exist. All Strayer knew for certain was that his objective was to clear the southern causeway from Utah Beach. As the sun rose, he led his patchwork force toward the beach exits. Within minutes, the paratroopers encountered German resistance…
Attacker: American (502nd, 506th and 508th PIR)
Defender: German (Bataillon II, Infanterie Regiment 919)  
Turns: 3.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Hiesville, France 1944-06-06
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:8.0 D:12.0
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: Grain is Season. A: Stealthy w D: Lax.
Map Board(s): 6
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
In the VC, replace ">= 12" with ">= 10". Change the American Balance to "Delete one 4-6-7 squad from the German OB.".J11
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nebel Added a playing2018-11-09 19:17:56
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igycrctl Added a playing2018-05-16 12:19:44
Yarlis Rated the scenario2018-03-18 11:05:51
Yarlis Added a playing2018-03-18 11:05:49
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2018-11-09(D) nathan wegener vs Tobias W German winTough to get past a well defended flank
2018-05-01(D) Jonathan Kapleau vs Zucker, Daniel American win
2018-01-01(D) B-E Karlsson vs American American win
2017-10-02(A) Jeff B vs Nick Rusch American winNever having played this before, I can see why this one's a popular learning scenario. It almost plays like a SK game in its relative simplicity and quickness. In this case the Americans made a hard push down the western side with little standing in their way. The Germans attempted to cover, but a stack with a leader and two squads got broken in the process and that was pretty much it.
2017-06-02(A) David Garvin vs Chris Brooks American win
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Statistics:
Avg Rating: 6.13Votes: 32
Views: 2974
To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 2.3 hours
Recorded Games: 22
Archive recorded plays:
American9
German13
Drawn:0

ROAR Data:
Strayer's Strays [Confirmed]
[A] American 67
[D] German 104
Wednesday 12 December 2018 06:58:28 AM  (c)dramsey 2018