Podcast EP3 (parts a & b) live now: Operation Fustian & The Battle for Primosole Bridge

Podcast EP3 (parts a & b) are live now: Operation Fustian & The Battle for Primosole Bridge, this should appear in your podcast app if you have subscribed (Search for valhallagames podcast in your app) or you can click on the image below for a web player (for part 1).

Battle for Primosole Bridge reference material can be found here

Episode 3a:
In this episode, the first of a two part history-to-wargame special, we discuss the build up for a key WW2 operation in Sicily, 1943.
Operation Fustian was the British airborne operation to seize and Hold Primosole Bridge, a strategically important gateway to the Catania Plain and vital for the advance of the Allies and the success of the Sicilian campaign.
Facing the British paratroopers were their deadly adversaries; the veteran German airborne troops of the 1st Fallshirmjager Division.....

Episode 3b:
We return- in this, the second installment of a two part history-to wargame special- to Sicily 1943 and the Battle for Primosole Bridge.
This second part continues the story of the bloody fight for the control of the bridge between the British and German paratroopers.
We also discuss some wargaming ideas around this historical action and how you, like us!, can get some ideas to play this as a scenario in your WW2 wargames.

Enjoy, and your feedback is always welcome.

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Rex on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 13:11

Give us some feedback we would love to hear what you think!

Give us some feedback we would love to hear what you think!
Dan on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 16:32

Thanks for working so hard behind the scenes to get this double episode out, Rex! Hope listeners enjoy these, as rex says; feel free to give your feedback wed love to hear it!

Thanks for working so hard behind the scenes to get this double episode out, Rex! Hope listeners enjoy these, as rex says; feel free to give your feedback wed love to hear it!
Rex on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 22:59

Battle for Primosole Bridge reference material (maps) can be found here

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