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Sands of Iwo Jima

Designer:
Bruce Costello
Graphics: Peter Schutze
Status: No updates
Players: 2
Released: 2007



The Sands of Iwo Jima is a game about the most famous battle fought between the United States Marine Corps and Imperial Forces of the Empire of Japan. Having fought their way across the Pacific during the past three bloody years, the Marine divisions stand poised to seize the first piece of historically Japanese territory in February 1945 - Iwo Jima (Sulfur Island)

Options are provided to allow the Marines to attack from West Beach instead of South Beach as well as bring in two reserve regiments. A set of guidelines has been included for the Japanese side to govern solitaire play

Components
* 6 page rulebook
* 22x17 map
* 176 full color single sided 5/8” counters
* 1 reference chart

Statistics
Complexity: Below Average
Solitaire suitability: High 
Time to play: approximately 4 hours
Map scale: 431 metre hexes
Unit size: 150-1000 men
Turn length: 3 days
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peter schutze,
Nov 13, 2010, 8:21 AM
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