No question of surrender is a game from the Grand Tactical Series that simulates at company level the combats between Free French trops of General Koenig and the Rommel's Panzerarmee Afrika at Gazala Line, May-June 1942.
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|Play Time||An evening|
|Artist||Nicolás Eskubi, Steve Paschal|
|Game Scale||Grand Tactic|
|Game Scale - Time||2 hours per turn|
|Game Scale - Unit||Company|
|Game Scale - Map||330 meters per hex|
No Question of Surrender: The Battle for Bir Hacheim
The Grand Tactical Series moves to North Africa! Taking the acclaimed system used in The Devil’s Cauldron, this game gives players the chance to explore the struggle of the free French forces, including two Foreign Legion battalions, as they attempt to hold out against the might of Rommel’s Panzerarmee Afrika at the southern tip of the Gazala line in an abandoned Turkish fort.
Three times the French were asked to surrender, each time they refused, with General Koenig stating that there was “no question of surrender”.
No Question of Surrender is the first game in the Grand Tactical Series of company-level games offered by Multi-Man Publishing to examine the North African campaign. The game will also introduce new terrain types to the system and new special rules to cover events from the battle.
The Free French, composed of “Gaullists, swashbucklers and criminals of twenty different nations” according to Rommel’s aide Alfred Berndt, have to hold out against the Germans and Italians as Rommel adds more and more strength to try and crack the Großstüzpunkt (major strong point).
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Taking the same level of care and detail that was observed in The Devil’s Cauldron, No Question of Surrender continues the excellence in gaming expected from the Grand Tactical Series.
Turn: 2 hours
Hex: 364 yards / 333 meters
One 22" X 34" mapsheet
Three countersheets (528 5/8" dual-sided counters)
One 36 page Grand Tactical Series rulebook
One 20 page game rulebook
One 8 page series rules summary booklet
Four Division Tracking Player Aid Cards (1 sided)
Two Player Aid Cards (1 sided)
Four 10 sided dice