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Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy

Brand: Multi-Man Publishing

Product Code: MMP-VCSSAL

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Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy
Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy

Description

Salerno is a game in Variable Combat Series undertaking the nearly impossible task of depicting the 1943 Allied invasion of Southern Italy and places all of the invading forces on a single mapsheet.

The main invasion, Operation Avalanche, is portrayed on Map Section A which is 1/3 of the map at 1 mile per hex. The east coast, Map Section B, is also at 1 mile per hex and contains strategic ports, highways and the main Axis airbase of Foggia. The last 1/3, Map Section C, is drawn up at 3 miles per hexside and is used by for the other two main operations, Operation Slapstick, the capture of Taranto, and Operation Baytown, the methodical capture of the Calabrian peninsula (toe of Italy). In addition to the historical campaign, which spans 18 game turns, 3 alternate history scenarios are included.

A complete game of Salerno: The 1943 Allied Invasion of Italy includes:
  • Two 22" x 24" mapsheets
  • Two countersheets
  • One Player Aid Chart
  • VCS Standard rulebook
  • Salerno Exclusive rulebook
  • Two 6-sided dice

Specification

Series
Variable Combat Series (VCS)
Edition
2014
Design
Nathan Kilgore
Artist
Nicolás Eskubi
Game Language
English
# Players
1-4
Complexity
MEDIUM
Solitaire
HIGH
Sizes
30cm x 23.5cm x 4.0cm
Weight
0.565 kg

Boardgamegeek rating:6.8


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