—– Colombelles – War Story#2 —–
Castle Of Blood
Behind the metallurgical factories of Colombelles is the castle of the same name. The building, subjected to heavy bombardment, miraculously escaped destruction. Elements of the 16. Luftwaffen Feld Division and the 21. Panzer Division were entrenched inside and slowed down the advance of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. The Régiment de la Chaudière, supported by tanks of the 1st Hussars were sent to dislodge the Germans. Almost 80% of the city of Colombelles was destroyed. On November 11, 1948 it was awarded the Croix de Guerre with a silver star.
—– This War Story requires the Heroes of Normandie Core box – The Battlepack#2 – Battle for Caen : Epsom , Charnwood, Goodwood – And the Battlepack#3 – Battle for Caen : Windsor & Jupiter ——
- 1 Scenario sheet
- 2 Punchboards