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CM Battle for Normandy: Operation Market Garden Announced

Battlefront.com announces Operation Market Garden, an expansion for Combat Mission Battle for Normandy they plan on releasing later this summer. This will depict Montgomery's failed Rhine offensive from late World War II famously depicted in the movie A Bridge Too Far and the miniseries A Band of Brothers (as well as the books of the same name for you literate types). Here's word:

Combat Mission: Market Garden depicts allied Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery's September 1944 dash across Holland in a daring gambit to leap the Rhine river and enter the heartland of Germany itself. Fielding U.S., British and Polish forces, Operation Market Garden was meant to be the lightning stroke which would end the war that year. It included the largest airborne operation seen to that day or since. Market Garden ended in tragedy, though, when the allies failed to capture their final objective, the Rhine river bridge at Arnhem. It was, in the famous words of Lt. General Fredrick "Boy" Browning, a bridge too far.

CM: Market Garden allows the player to recreate Monty's desperate struggles to reach and cross the Rhine in Holland. It is an expansion module to Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy and requires the base game in order to play, upgraded to 2.0! No other modules are required.

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