Fourth Historical Module for Advanced Squad Leader, recreating the fighting for the famous Pegasus Bridge during the invasion of Normandy.
(from the back of the box:)
A few minutes past midnight, June 6th 1944, glider-borne D Company, 2nd Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry seize a key bridge over the Caen Canal in Normandy. This elite company, along with the paratroopers of the 7th Battalion, 6th Airborne Division must hold the bridge until relieved. Throughout the remainder of June 6th, the glidermen and paratroopers repulse eight different German counterattacks from elements of the 21st Panzer Division and the 716th Infantry Division, until finally relieved by the Warwickshires advancing from Sword Beach.
Pegasus Bridge includes one 4-color 22" x 32" map of the bridge and surrounding towns of Benouville and Le Port, Chapter Q of the ASL rule book (which introduces new terrain types and contains the rules for the Pegasus Bridge Campaign Games), 160 1/2" counters, 64 5/8" counters, Chapter H notes for all the new vehicles introduced, two campaign games, and six scenarios which highlight the key moments of the battle. Also included is Day 7 of the Chapter K Squad Leader Training Manual.