Shout for Piats - The Battle of Normandy 1944

By: Critical Hit

Type: Ziplock

Product Line: Advanced Tobruk System - Normandy

MSRP $69.95

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Product Info

Title
Shout for Piats - The Battle of Normandy 1944
Publisher
Category
Sub-category
Publish Year
2013
Dimensions
8.5x11x.3"
NKG Part #
2147952502
MFG. Part #
CRTATSSFP
Type
Ziplock

Description

GRAINVILLE-SUR-ODON, 27 June 1944: The Cameronians expected to find Grainville cleared by 11th Armored Division. This expectation was confirmed by a squadron of the Fife and Forfars who believed the village was clear of infantry but warned of the possibility of enemy tanks. Fond hopes were rudely shattered at 20:00 hours, as D Company moved into the ruins, supported by two troops of 7th RTR. The place was enemy held, opposition was heavy, and three of the Churchills were quickly knocked out. All through the long summer’s evening, the battle raged to and fro over the ruins of the small town. Finally, the Cameronians and their supporting armor pulled back for the night, and shortly after so did the Germans. At midnight, the Cameronians’ M.O. and Padre ventured into the rubble to search for their wounded and found Grainville deserted. The Cameronians would be back.

Raise your hand ... or optionally SHOUT to your mates for a Projecter Infantry Anti-Tank (aka "PIAT) ... if you like the idea of a SIX FOOT LONG historical map with campaign game and macro scenario to play on it. Oops, that pretty much means you're shouting at the top of your lungs for a copy of ATS OMAHA or BERLIN from CH ... they just can't get past the desire to provide you the longest, largest tactical-level battlefields this side of joining a pile of geomorphs at a convention. If you wanted to know if the new British in Normandy releases, i.e., the new editions of the maps ... connect, the answer is "yes". If you wanted to know if these new editions, unlike their predecessors, total about 6' in length ... again, check. Affirmative. Yes. If you want to know what it feels like to collect your Panzerkampfwagen Vg platoon around a hamlet ... and stare over a klick away in game distance .... and order your cardboard Frundsbergers ... panzer march! You'll need to mount up and take to the turret in the form of a copy of SHOUT FOR PIATS ... and ORDERS FOR THE MAJOR.

Of course if you want to know what it's like to order your Firefly troop (complete with AFVs bearing a troop leader pennant) ... to stop the jerries from going anywhere, let alone forward ... they suggest OFM and SFP ... on the double! Either way, you'll note the road signage says 'this way to Hill 112' and 'this way to Villers Bocage' ... both places that are in hand and coming from CH to build an unprecedented British in Normandy collection of tactical-level modules ... start engines!

Includes:

  • 1 Color Cover Sheet
  • One 36” x 24” Color Paper Map
  • Three Countersheets of 140 Counters
  • One Countersheet of 112 Counters
  • 1 ATS Battlefield Walkaround Booklet
  • 2 Color Cardstock AFV Sheet
  • 12 Scenarios
Scenarios included:

  • Pip Roberts’ Run – South of Cheux, Normandy, June 26th 1944
  • Justify the Losses – Le Haut Du Bosq, Normandy, June 26th 1944
  • Siegel’s Stand 1 – North of Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 27th 1944
  • Siegel’s Stand 2 – North of Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 27th 1944
  • Position Be Buggered! - Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 27th 1944
  • Shout for Piats – Le Haut Du Bosq, Normandy, June 27th 1944
  • Grainville-Sur-Odon - Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 27th 1944
  • We Blessed Them – Bel Val, Normandy, June 29th 1944
  • Destruction of “A” Squadron – Bel Val, Normandy, June 29th 1944
  • DF 109 – Bel Val, Normandy, July 1st 1944
  • Wide Diamond - Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 28th 1944
  • The Breakthrough – South of Grainville-Sur-Odon, Normandy, June 28th 1944

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