June 30th 2 pm

General Situation:

In the East, operation Epsom, the battle for the crossing of the Odon river, has culminated. Despite having managed to csross the river at Tourville, the 15th Scottish Division and 11th Armoured Division have failed to progress further due to the strong German positions of the 1st SS Panzer-Division on Hill 112.

In the West, the battle for Cherbourg is reaching it’s termination. The city has been taken yesterday, however, a pocket of resistance still holds out on the Hague peninsula with estimated 2000 defendants. They are expected to capitulate any day.

Allied resuply is still impaired by the destruction of one of the two mulberry harbours during last week’s storm. Resource allocation thus poses an additional challenge to allied operations in Normandy.

Axis briefing (Red)

Radio: (Use SRS to communicate with your team)

Channel 2 (41 MHz): For airfield traffic
Channel 3 (42 MHz): For combat comms and GCI
Channel 4 (43 MHz): Free channel for squadron comms

Objectives:

Bomber escort:

Escort of bomber raids is a high priority task. We must ensure that as many bombers as possible make if safely back. Lookout for radio messages indicating forming bomber raids.
Bomber intercept:

Interception of enemy tactical bomber raids has high priority in order to prevent them from destroying our airfields and logistics network. Lookout for radar messages announcing the detection of bomber formations.

Interception of enemy transport flights:

With the resent destruction of one of the two artificial harbours, aerial transport now makes a large contribution to enemy resupplies. Destroying transport aircraft will slow the enemy’s advance. Lookout for radar messages announcing potential transport flights.

Ground targets:

Sector Caen:

Target 1: Our ground forces are preparing a counter-attack towards the town of Cheux south-west of Carpiquet. Attack the enemy lines at Cheux (49°10′ N 0°30′ W) in preparation for our ground forces. Expect armour and light mechanised infantry units.

Target 2: Photo-reconnaissance has revealed an enemy supply depot in a forest north-east of Caumont at 49°8′ N 0°44′ W. Destroy the supply dumps and all the transports that you can find.

Target 3: After the storm last week, almost all enemy naval resupply is now carrid out at the artificial port of Arromanches at 49° 20′ N 0° 37′ W. Destroy the logistics trucks on the shore and attack the ships anchored offshore.

Sector West:

Target 4: American ground forces have been seen massing up at the front line north-east of La Haye-du-Puits at 49°19′ N 1°27′ W. They are believed to by preparing for an attack. Destroy these light-mechanised infantry units.

LIST OF ACTIVE AIRFIELDS:

Lessay
Goulet
Argentan
Vrigny
Hauterive
Essay
Barville
Conches
Evreux

Allied briefing (Blue)

Radio: (Use SRS to communicate with your team)

Channel A (124 MHz): For airfield traffic
Channel B (127 MHz): For combat comms and GCI
Channel C (131 MHz): Free channel for squadron comms
Channel D (100 MHz): Free channel for squadron comms

Mosquito home field radio preset Red-N (4.225MHz)

Mosquito RDF beacon:
Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer – 4.2MHz
Needs Oar Point – 3.8 MHz

NOTAMs:

Empty Mosquito slots are available at St. Croix and St. Pierre-du-Mont. If Mosquitos get delivered to those fields by players and properly shut down, the same number of forward spawns will become available.

Objectives:

Bomber escort:

Escort of bomber raids is a high priority task. We must ensure that as many bombers as possible make if safely back to England. Lookout for radio messages indicating forming bomber raids.

Escort of transport flights:

C-47 transport flights bringing supplies to the beach head have to be protected at all cost. Lookout for radio messages announcing inbound transport flights.

Bomber intercept:

Prevent enemy bomber raids from reaching their target. Lookout for radio messages indicating inbound raids.

Ground objectives:

Sector Caen:

Target 1: Enemy artillery units belonging to the 1st SS Panzer-Division have been spotted at the town of Clinohamp-sur-Orne at 49°5′ N 0°22′ W, from which they are firing on our troops in the Odon valley. They are located in the northern part of the town. Destroy these units.

Target 2: French resistance has reported that elements of the 2nd Panzer Division are hiding and reforming at the town of Méhédiot at 49°0′ N 0°32′ W (town not present on the map). Bomb this unit.

Target 3: High enemy activity has been spotted at a Chateau south of Crevecceur-en-Auge at 49°5′ N 0°2′ E. It is believed to harbour an enemy HQ. Bomb the castle and strafe all vehicles that you can find.

Targets of opportunity:

Target 4: Train targets of opportunity. Watch for notifications if a train gets spotted. A mark will be placed on the map at the last known position.


LIST OF ACTIVE AIRFIELDS:

ALGs:

Bery-sur-Mer
Sainte-Croix-sur-Mer
Bazenville
Rucqueville
Lantheuil
Sommervieu
Longues-sur -Mer
Le Molay
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Saint-Pierre-du-Mont
Deux Jumeaux
Cricqueville
Cardonville
Beuzeville
Picauville
Azeville
Maupertus (RRS only)

AIRFIELDS IN ENGLAND:

Needs Oar Point
Funtington
Ford
Tangmere
Chailey