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From the Hexasim description:
In early 1943, Churchill and Roosevelt had differing views on the continuation of the war. The British Prime Minister favours a peripheral strategy: Italy is a ripe fruit that is just waiting to be picked via Sicily. On the contrary, for the American president, Germany is the only objective. We must strike the enemy at the heart of its war economy, the Ruhr, by the shortest path: France! Two operations are studied on a map: "Round Up" and "Sledgehammer" which will quickly merge into "Roundhammer" in the Anglo-American staffs.
The Trident conference in Washington in May 1943 gave Churchill the right in triggering the invasion of Italy. The Quebec City Project (Quadrant) of August 1943 permanently cancelled the Roundhammer project in favour of the future Operation Overlord in 1944, developed in Liberty Roads.
But what would have happened if the Allies had dared to launch Operation Roundhammer in mid-September 1943 as the generals had planned?
At this time, the atlantikwall's defences are still in their infancy on many beaches. A large part of the German divisions present in France are in full formation and not fully operational. As for the Panzer Division, they are not yet equipped with the formidable Panthers.
But on the allied side, U.S. units are missing. Most are assigned to Mediterranean theatre or instruction in the USA. Amphibious capacity is far from sufficient and British reserves are very low. Worse, the air control is not total with a ubiquitous Luftwaffe. Impossible challenge?
The Roundhammer 1943 module offers you an answer through this what-if! This expansion of Liberty Roads includes additional units on the Western Continent of Europe at that time.
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