Invasion 1944:
Mapping Normandy

By Mike Bennighof, Ph.D.
April 2021

Panzer Grenadier: Invasion 1944 is your gateway to the thousands of scenarios in dozens of games and books that make up the game series. Invasion 1944 takes place in the countryside of Normandy, as American troops fight their way off the beaches against stiff opposition from the German Army and paratroopers.

Invasion 1944 isn't ust for new players: the old guard will find plenty of fun inside, too. It has 21 scenarios, 176 pieces and two great maps by veteran artist Guy Riessen. They’re fully compatible with the maps from any other Panzer Grenadier, Panzer Grenadier (Modern) or Infantry Attacks game, though they might look a little odd alongside the lush farmlands of Flanders or the deep jungle of New Guinea.

Here’s a look:

You can order Invasion 1944 right here.

Mike Bennighof is president of Avalanche Press and holds a doctorate in history from Emory University. A Fulbright Scholar and NASA Journalist in Space, he has published vast tracts of books, games and articles on historical subjects. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife, three children and his dog, Leopold.



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