The Longest Day (game)

The Longest Day (game)

"The Longest Day" is the name of a 1980 board wargame designed by Randall Reed and published by Avalon Hill. It simulates the D-Day invasion and subsequent Normandy breakout. It is a "monster game" meaning the map is very large, and there are 1,600 game pieces. Setup takes 8 hours or more, while the full game can take over 100 hours to complete. The game is known for its historical detail--for exampled, the Germans forces are represented by several hundred, often unique pieces representing the historical units.

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