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Enemy Coast Ahead The Dambuster Raid

Enemy Coast Ahead: The Dambuster Raid

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Designer(s) Jeremy White
Publisher(s) GMT Games
Players 1-3, Best With 1
Play Time Epic - Over 3 Hours
Suggested Age 0+
On the night of May 16, 1943, nineteen Lancaster bombers of 617 Squadron took off from their base near Lincoln in Great Britain and headed for the heart of German industry in the Ruhr. The squadron's task was to destroy the dams that controlled the reservoirs feeding Germany's war engine. In the words of aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis, the mastermind behind the operation, "power is dependant on the supply of natural stores of energy such as coal, oil and water.... If their destruction or paralysis can be accomplished they offer a means of rendering the enemy utterly incapable of continuing to prosecute the war." 

In Enemy Coast Ahead: The Dambuster Raid, you command a newly formed squadron assigned the task of breaching the dams in the Ruhr Valley. Not only are you presented with a variety of decisions, you play the invisible hand of fate as your crews endure the hazards of a dangerous night raid. Play the campaign and you get to organize and train the squadron, or play the historical scenarios.