Wing Leader: Origins 1936-1942
Publisher/Brand: GMT Games
Product Code: GMT1919
Wing Leader: Origins 1936-1942 is the third expansion for Wing Leader system. Origins dives into the thrilling battles of the inter-war and early-war period. This expansion matches biplanes against fast monoplanes in combat over Spain, China, and Poland. Nationalist CR.32s face off against 'Red' I-15s over Madrid. Soviet volunteers fly 'Chaikas' against Japanese 'Claudes' above China. Bf 109s dive into streams of British Wellingtons, Halifaxes, and Manchesters while defending battleships in Brest.
New Aircraft range from pre-war German warplanes (such as the He 46 and He 51) to Polish fighters and bombers (such as the PZL P.11) and American Curtiss fighters (such as the CW-21 Interceptor). In addition to new aircraft and scenarios, Wing Leader: Origins features a whole campaign system, recreating two days of the German and Italian maximum effort against Malta in 1942. Titled Malta Spitfires, the campaign simulates the tough attrition battles over the islands.
This is not a stand-alone game. A copies of Wing Leader: Victories 1940-1942 is required to play.
- 1 Campaign Rules and Scenario Book
- 40 Aircraft Data cards
- One Countersheets
- One Campaign Player Aid card