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 paratroopers of the 7th Battalion, 6th Airborne Division must hold the bridge until relieved. Throughout the remainer 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"x32" map of the bridge and the 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.
- 1 Map Sheet
- PB Scenarios 1 - 6
- Chapter Q Divider
- Chapter H vehicle updates
- Chapter K update Day 7 1st Edition
Time Scale: 2 minutes per Game Turn
Unit Scale: 5 to 10 men, plus individual leaders, vehicles, guns
Map Scale 40 meters per hex
Players: 2 (also suitable for solitaire or team play)
Playing Time: Varies with scenario played; on average, three hours
Solitaire Suitability: Low