About This File
OPERATION POWERPACK- U.S. INTERVENTION IN DOMINICAN CIVIL WAR 1965
Rebels, calling themselves Constitutionalists, launched a coup against the president, who was installed by the military, seizing the Radio Santo Domingo building, issuing calls of sedition. They then stormed the Presidential Palace and arrested the President. The U.S. launched Operation Powerpack to prevent a second Cuban Revolution and secure the foreign embassies and evacuate U.S. citizens.
Rebels have occupied the Presidential Palace, Radio Station and Foreign Embassies.
The 505th Airborne is to land at San Isidoro Airbase and secure it.
The 508th Airborne is to land at the airbase and advance to the city of Santo Domingo, securing the Duarte Bridge, Presidential Palace, and the Radio Station.
The 6th Marines are to land at Balos de Haina and advance to Santo Domingo, securing the Foreign Embassies and enable the evacuation of U.S. citizens from Hotel Embajador.
6th Marines: 3 x M60A1 Tanks, 1 x M113 Mech Platoon
508th Airborne: 3 x M60A1 Tanks, 1 x M113 Mech Platoon
505th Airborne 1 x Infantry Platoon
Rebels are armed with anti-tank weapons and AMX13-75 tanks.
The 6th Marines Tank Platoon and the 508th Airborne Tank and Mech Platoons will be
airlifted in at the start of the mission and can be assigned to players by the CO.
Mech Infantry have to secure the objectives to achieve Victory Points.
Area around the Hotel Embajador needs to be clear of Rebels who will fire on the CH47 that will evacuate U.S. Citizens