BAND OF BROTHERS - BRECOURT BATTERY

Introduction  This scenario is based on the Band of Brothers episode 2 when Winters leads a squad of Easy Company men on D-Day to take out a battery of 4 guns aimed at Utah beach.  The guns were defended by a reinforced platoon of German paratroopers.

An aerial reconaissance photo of the Brecourt battery a few days before D-Day. (The cork strips represent shallow connecting trenches between the gun pits.)

Winters sets up an MG support base and leads the assault on the first gun!

Lt Compton's team charges a German MG nest on the opposite flank!

The second gun is put out of action!

Easy's Medal of Honor hero approaches the third gun!  Winters follows close behind.  The Germans are ready and waiting...

 

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