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(VG) Hell's Highway

(VG) Hell's Highway

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HELL'SHIGHWAYRULES,PAGE2
RULES
5.ControllingHexes9.FireResults5.1HeavyControl9.1Disruption
OUTLINE
5.2LightControl9.2StepLoss5.3NoControl9.3Retreat6.Movement9.4AdvanceAfterCombatIntroduction6.1MovementCosts10.ArtilleryGlossaryofTerms6.2MovementRestrictions10.1ArtilleryFireRequirements1.TheGameMap6.3CombatModeMovement10.2Spotting1.1Terrain6.4TravelModeMovement10.3.ArtilleryCommunication1.2GermanReserveBoxes6.5MotorizedExploitation1.3SupplyTracksMovement10.4ArtilleryDisruption1.4Game-TurnTrack6.6WaterBarriersandBridges10.5Self-PropelledArtillery1.5TerrainEffectsChart6.7FerryCrossings11.HeadquartersUnits2.ThePlayingPieces6.8Evacuation11.1HQCapabilities2.1HowtoReadtheUnits7.Stacking11.2CombatEngineers2.2SummaryofMarkers8.FireCombat11.3BridgeEngineers3.SequenceofPlay8.1GeneralFireRestrictions11.4AntTankWeapons4.UnitModes8.2DeclaringOffensiveFire11.5HQFlak4.1CombatMode8.3DeclaringDefensiveFire11.6HQ'sinCombat4.2EnteringTravelMode8.4ResolvingDefensiveFire11.7HQDepletionand4.3LeavingTravelMode8.5ResolvingOffensiveFireSuppression4.4EffectsofTravelMode
8.6
FireModifiers11.8CatastrophicLossInthegroundoperation
(Garden)
BritishXXXCorps,spearheadedbythepowerfulGuardsArmouredDivision,wouldbreakoutofitscurrentbridgeheadanddriveupthemainhighway,Iinkingupfirstwiththe101st,thenthe82ndandfinally-nomorethan48hoursafter[urnpinq-off
e-
withtheBritish1stacrosstheNederRijn.Uncharacteristically,EisenhowerlikedMonty's.ambitiousplanandgavetheqo-ahead.However,therewereproblemstoovercome.Therewerenotenough.transportaircraftandgliderstoflyalltheairbornetroopsfromEngland(wheretheywerestationed)totheirobjec-tivesinHolland.Manyairplaneswouldhavetoflytwoor.threetimes,andthustheentireairliftoperationwouldhavetobespreadoutoveranumberofdays.Ofcourse,iftheweatherdidnotholdup,theliftsaftertheoperation'sD·DaywouIdhavetobedelayedfurther.TheCommanderoftheBritishFirstAirborneDivision,MajorGeneralR.E.Urquhart,wasconcernedabouthistor-matron'sassigneddropzone.TheterrainaroundArnhemwasnotsuitableforparachuteandgliderlandings,sohistroopswouldhavetocomedowntenkilometersfromtheirobjective.Hehopedthatlnemyresistancewouldbelightwhilehismenadvancedonthecity.TheAlliesbelievedthattheGermanoppositioninthe
Market·Garden
areawasweakanddisorganizeddespiteBritishintelligenceandDutchundergroundreportsin-dicatingGermanarmoredforcesinthevicinityofArnhem.Otherwarningswerealsoseenasinsignificant.Forexam-pie,becauseofthesoftterrainintheDutchlowlands,thetanksandheavyvehiclesofXXXCorpswouldnotbeabletomaneuveroffthemainhighwayformuchofitsdistance,andwouldbeforcedtoadvanceinavulnerablesinglecolumn.Despitethesedrawbacks,theaudacityofMonty'splan,thepatrioticdesireoftheairborneforcestogetintobattle,andtheunwillingnessto"rocktheboat"meantthatOperation
Market
wouldproceedasplanned,withD·DaysetforSeptember17th.Wereitnotforthemysterioushandoffate,Germany's"weakanddisorganized"forcesmighthavefallentothepowerof
Market·Garden.
However,inthefirstweekofSeptember,FieldMarshalGerdvonRundstedt,corn-manderofallGermanforcesinthewest,orderedhis2nd
Introduction
SEPTEMBER,1944:TheraceacrossFranceandthelowcountriesbytheAlliedArmiesinEuropehadgroundtoahalt.TheiradvancesthroughoutthesummerhadfarexceededtheexpectationsofAlliedplanning.Thesupplynetworkrequiredtokeeptheoffensivegoinghadbrokendown.TheshatteredGermanarmiesfacingtheAlliesused.therespitetoregroupinfrontofthestalleddrive.GeneralEisenhowerandhiscommandersdebatedthebestcourseofactionforregainingthemomentumandcompletingthedestructionofGermany'sThirdReich.Ikefavoredthebroadfrontstrategy,anapproachthatwouldinsurethegradualerosionofGermany'sabilitytoresistallalongthefrontline.FieldMarshalMontgomery,however,backedthesinglethruststrategy.Hebelievedthatallresourcesshouldbegatheredagainstonepointinthelineforabreakthrough,followedbyonepowerful,narrowdrivetoBerlin.Throughoutthesummerof1944,Montgomerypro-posedanumberofOperationsemployinghisphilosophy.These.werenotcarriedoutuntil,inthesecondweekofSeptember,Montyproposedacombinedairborneandgroundoperationcodsnarnec
Market-Garden.
Theobiec-tiveofthisplanwastoseize-andholdaseriesofhighwaysandbridgesinHollandthatwouldgivetheAlliesabridgeheadacrosstheNederRijn(LowerRhineRiver).Oncetheoperationwascompleted,thisbridgeheadcouldbeusedasthejump-ottpointforadvancesintotheRuhr,theindustrialheartofGermany.SuccessoftheoperationcouldbringthewartoanendbyChristmas.Theairbornepartoftheplan
(Market)
wouldplacethreeandone-halfairbornedivisions,comprisingabout35,000troops,inGerrnan-occupladHollandtoseizetheobjectives.TheU.S.101stAirborneDivisionwouldbedropped30kilometersbehindthefrontlinetosecurecanalbridqesnorthofEindhoven.TheU.S.82ndAirbornewouldland70kmnorthofthefronttosecurebridgesacrosstheMaasandWaalrivers.The
British
FirstAir·borneDivisionwouldbechargedwiththeultimateobjec-tive.Theyweretoairland90kmbehindthefrontandgaincontrolofthelargehighwaybridgeacrossthe.NederRijninthecityotArnhem.ThePolishFirstAirborneBrigadewouldreinforcetheireffort.
 
HELL'SHIGHWAYRULES,PAGE3
12.Supply15.Airpower19.XXXCorpsBreakout12.1SupplySources15.1AirStrikes19.1Set-Up12.2SupplyPoints15.2Flak19.2Reinforcements1.2.3SpendingSupplyPoints15.3Interdiction19.3SpecialGermanAccessAreasforFire16.GermanReserves19.4
XXX
CorpsExit12.4SpendingStepsforFire16.1ReserveMovement19.5VictoryConditions12.5IsolatedForces16.2ReserveBoxRestrictions20.TheBesieged12.6
XXX
CorpsSupply16.3ExitingtheMap20.1set-up12.7AirResupply17.AlliedReinforcements20.2Reinforcements20.3
XXX
CorpsSupplySources13.PreparedandEntrenched17.1AlliedGround20.4VictoryConditionsPositionsReinforcements21.OperationMarkeGarden13.1BuildingaPreparedPosltlon17.2InitialAlliedAirlandingsCampaignScenarios13.2BuildinganEntrenched17.3AlliedAirlanding~During21.1HistoricalScenarioPositionPlay21.2HiddenAirborne13.3PropertiesofPreparedand17.4AirlandingProcedureReinforcementScenarioEntrenchedPositions17.5ChangingDropZones21.3FreeDeploymentScenario18.PlayingtheScenarios14.BridgeDemolitionandRepair18.1GermanInitialSet·UpOrderofBattle14.1BridgeDemolition18.2AlliedInitialSet-UpDesigner'sNoles14.2BridgeRepair18.3SpecialGame-Turn1RulesExamplesofCombat14.3RewiringaBridge18.4VictoryPoints(VP's)UnitTypeChartSSPanzerCorpstopulloutofthefrontforrestandrefit.HeplannedtobuildamobilereservearoundthisbatteredarmorgroupinpreparationfortheresumptionofAlliedattacks.HesenttheCorpsandanumberoftrainingunitstoArnhem,aquiettownmilesfromthefront,thussettingthestageforoneoftheWesternAllies'fiercestandmosttragicbattles.Operation
Market·Garden,
thelargestairborneassaultinhistory,failed.TheBritishFirstAirbornedivisionwasisolatedanddestroyedasafightingunit.ThehighwayfromBelgiumtoArnhemwasnicknamed"Hell'sHighway"byitscombatantsas
XXX
CorpsandtheAmericanparatroopersstruggledfor10gruellingdaystoreachArnhem.Whenthesmokecleared,theAlliesheldan80krnsalienttonowhere,withitstipbetweentheWaalandtheNederRUn.TheAllieswouldnotcrossthebridgeatArnhemuntilthefollowingspring.
Hell'sHighway
isatwo-playergameSimulatingtheninecriticaldaysofOperationMarket-Garden.OneplayerassumescommandoftheBritish,U.S.andPolishforcesattemptingtoestablishabridgeheadacrosstheNederRijn.TheotherPlayercontrolstheGermanunitsinNazi-occupiedHollandattemptingtorepeltheAllies.
Hell'sHighway
isnotasimplegame,butitrewardstheplayerswithintensecompetitionandastudyofopera-tionalwarfareinWorldWar
II.
Therulesmustbethoroughlyunderstoodtogetthemostoutofplay.However,itisnotnecessarytoreadeverywordbeforeplaying.Therulesareorganizedinanewannotatedformatwiththemajorconceptsandproceduresofthegamepresentedinthemainbodyoftherulesontheleftsideofeachpage.Therighthandcolumncontainsexamples,comments,exceptions,andotherhelpfuldetails.Notehowever,thattheglossary,thesequenceofplay,thecorn-batexampleandthescenariosarepresentedinanon-annotatedtwo-columnformat.Allthechartsandtablesusedinthegameareprintedontwoidenticalplayer-aidcardsforeasyreference.Byreadingthroughonlythemainrulesbody,inspectingthemapsandlookingovertheChartsandTables,youcanbeginplay.
Helt'sHighway
maybeplayedinfivedifferentscenarios.
XXXCorpsBreakout
usesonlyMapAandisrecom-mendedforthoseplayingthegameforthefirsttime.Threeofthescenariospresenttheentirecampaignwithvaryingdegreesofplayercontroloverthedeploymentop-tions
taclnq
theAlliesandtheGermans.Theuniquenatureofthecampaignscenariosmakesthemespeciallysuitableforteamplay.Ifathirdplayerisinvolved,theAlliedsideshouldbesplitintwowithoneplayerincom-mandof
XXX
Corpsandthe101stAirbornewhilehiscohortcontrolsthe82ndAirborne,the1stAirborne,andthePolishBrigade.Ifthereisafourthplayer,theGermansideshouldbesplitwithoneplayercontrollingthe2ndSSPanzerCorpswhiletheotherplayercommandsthe15thand1stParachuteArmies.Acompletecopyof
Hell'sHighway
includes:Twodifferent20"
x
28"game-maps.Twodifferentsheetsofdie-cutcounters(260pieceseach).Twoidentical8"
x
11
f/
player-aidcards.One44-pagerulesbooklet.Onesix-sideddie.Onegameboxandcountertray.Ifyouhavearulesquestion,pleasewritetoVictoryGames,phrasingyourquestionssothattheymaybeansweredbyasimplesentence,word,ornumber.Youmustencloseastamped,self-addressedenvelope.Writeto:VictoryGames43West33rdSt.NewYork,NY10001Attn:Hell'sHighwayQuestionNote:Wheneveradierolliscalledforduringplay,rollonedieonly..Therearenomultipledierollsin
Hell'sHighway_
AFeedbackCardisalsoenclosedinthisgame.ThiscardisusedbyVictoryGamestohelpevaluatepublishedgamesandtodeterminethenatureoffuturepublications.AsaVictoryGamescustomer,yourcommentsarein-valuable,andweurgeyoutocompleteandreturnthiscardtous.

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