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#02 Getting Started: Utah Beach - Battles of Normandy

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#02 Getting Started: Utah Beach

By Rick Bancroft
Allies 1 - 1 - 2 Axis
Rating: 7.53 (3)
Games Played: 4
SM: 1
Turns: 8
Type: Stock
First Side: Allies
Second Side: Axis
Utah Beach, Cotentin Peninsula. South of Cherbourg: June 6th, 1944. (Scenario Size:Brigade. American Human vs AI ) The US landings on Utah Beach were less costly than the other beaches on D-Day. These landings benefited from the US Airborne drop that scattered over a huge area behind Utah beach, drawing off German reserves. Fortunately, stronger than expected morning currents shifted the initial landings to a more weakly fortified portion of the beach south of the planned area. Brig. Gen. T. Roosevelt Jr., arriving in the first wave made the decision to continue the landings in that location rather than shifting the follow-on forces to the planned beaches. This scenario is a truncated version of #0606_07a: The Shifting Sands of Utah. See the 'Getting Started' guide for a play through tutorial.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Richie61's ProfileRichie61 Well Balanced 7
Compass Rose's ProfileCompass Rose Moderately Pro Allies 8
Gris's ProfileGris Slightly Pro Allies 7
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Axis Bioman's Profile Bioman vs. General_Mayhemm General_Mayhemm's Profile Allies Axis Minor Victory 9 3
Allies Gunther Sheepdog's Profile Gunther Sheepdog vs. Gris Gris's Profile Axis Allies Major Victory 12 2
Allies Gris's Profile Gris vs. Gunther Sheepdog Gunther Sheepdog's Profile Axis Draw 5 5
Axis Richie61's Profile Richie61 vs. Compass Rose Compass Rose's Profile Allies Axis Major Victory 12 2
Compass Rose
Warrant Officer
Compass Rose Frid Feb 05, 2016 5:13 am
Fun scenario however, those enemy bunkers are tough to bust. Would have had a different outcome if more turns were available.