World War III: American is our second force book to be expanded and updated. The book covers the US forces in Germany in August 1985, more specifically the 1st Armored Division, 3rd Armored Division, 9th ‘High Tech’ Motorised Division, 82nd Airborne Division, and the 2nd Marine Division.
World War III: American substantially expands on the forces available to the US Team Yankee player, as well as adding a bunch extra options for those who haven’t been tempted by the Americans yet.
What is Different?
World War III: American contains all the US force options found in the Stripes book, these include:
M1 Abrams Armored Combat Team
M60 Patton Armored Combat Team
M113 Mech Combat Team
M113 Armored Cavalry Troop
HMMVW Cavalry Troop
Infantry Combat Team
M60 Patton Marine Tank Company
Marine Rifle Company
Marine LAV Company
With these we have the following additional new formations:
M1A1 Abrams Armored Combat Team
M2 Bradley Mech Combat Team
M3 Bradley Armored Cavalry Troop
Combined Arms (Heavy) Company (9th MD)
Combined Arms (Light) Company (9th MD)
Light Attack Company (9th MD)