82nd Airborne

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82nd Airborne
All American
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Division data
TypeAirborne
Nation
Income
Phase APhase BPhase C
90105120

82nd Airborne is an Allied Airborne division in Steel Division, playable during Mission Boston.

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Mission Boston was the codename for the US 82nd Airborne's combat drop over Cotentin on June 6th. This veteran division from Sicilty and Italy played a crucial role in D-Day's planning, for it landed at the extreme right flank of the invasion, which it had to secure at all costs. Although the drop went better (or less badly) than its sister-division, the 101st, the 82nd was scattered all over Cotentin and, as a consequence, understrength or ad-hoc units went on fighting to secure objectives intended for much larger outfits, such as Sainte-Mere-Eglise and the Merderet crossings.

Battlegroup[edit source]

Activation Points Battlegroup slots
Recon Inf Tank Sup AT AA Art Air
20

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