From the opening minutes of D-Day to the Liberation of Paris and beyond - Memoir '44 airdrops you into the key battles that turned the tide in Western Europe. Omaha Beach, Pegasus Bridge, Ardennes . . . You'll command your troops in battlefields that defined history in the 20th century.
Memoir '44 is a unique historical game where players face-off in over a dozen WWII battle on an oversize hex game board. Each battle scenario mimics the historical terrain, troop placements, and objectives of each army. Deploying his forces through a variety of Command and Tactic cards, the smart commander uses the unique skills of his units - infantry, paratrooper, tank, artillery, and even resistance fighters - to its greatest strength. Easy to learn, and fast-paced, Memoir '44 requires strategic card play, timely dice rolling, and an aggressive, yet flexible battle plan to achieve victory. (from the back of the box)
Memoir ‘44 contains 1 double-sided hex board battle map, 144 axis and allied army pieces, 36 obstacles, 44 terrain tiles, 60 command cards, 9 summary cards, 8 battle dice, 2 card holders, a 32-page rules and scenario booklet, and a bonus team-play Memoir '44 overlord scenario. Memoir ‘44 is for 2 to 8 players ages 8 and up. It plays in an average of 30 to 60 minutes.