Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2- Part 2

  When Mike and I resumed our game, I had moved past most of the outer strongpoints and was approaching the main encampment.  Mike had deftly abandoned each outer strongpoint before I could encircle them, saving his Legionnaires for further fighting later on.  I was right on, or just ahead of the pace I needed … Continue reading Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2- Part 2

Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2 – Part 1

  After surrounding my French Legionnaires in our first playing, ending with my surrender, Mike and I flipped the game around and it was my turn to attack with the Vietminh.  In both games, we have played scenario B which starts the Vietminh closer to the main fortifications, essentially removing the need for the capture … Continue reading Dien Bien Phu: The Final Gamble. Playing #2 – Part 1