Follow Forgotten Hope on Youtube
Follow Forgotten Hope on Twitter
Follow Forgotten Hope on Facebook
Join the Forgotten Hope DISCORD Channel

Posted by: azreal
10.12.2009 22:00 GMT

Hello and welcome back to another update of Forgotten Hope. It's been a while since our last news but we are back today with some new content to show you. But before we get started we would like to welcome Benseras to our development team, who is responsible for today's map, Operation Cobra.

First off we have the P-51D Mustang which was kindly donated by clivewil of the Allied Intent Xtended mod.

The P51D Mustang was perhaps one of the most well recognizable aircraft of the US military, and more so, the entire war. This iconic fighter plane was first introduced to the Royal Air Force in 1942 when the British government requested a new plane to be built by the United States.

The P-51 originally served a reconnaissance and escort fighter for British bombers, however it was not until the D version of the airplane was introduced in 1944 that it became so well known. Now powered by a British Packard V-1560 engine, and equipped with six .50 caliber M2 Browning machine guns, and a large assortment of bombs and air-to-ground rockets, the P-51D played a large part in securing air superiority for the Allies over the skies of Normandy.

P-51 Mustangs saw action all over WWII, and were flown by many countries as well, including the US, UK, France, and Australia. They were flown by the Allies right up until the end of the war, and in all, a total of roughly 16,000 P-51 Mustangs were produced.

Next up we have a bunch of new screenshots from the map Operation Cobra by Benseras. This map showcases the attempted breakout of Normandy after the initial D-Day landings, between the US 30th Corps and the German defenders.

"Having been stuck in the Bocage of the Norman countryside for almost two months, Allied forces made their move. All attempts by the British and Canadians to push out of Normandy had all but failed. It would be down to the Americans to push onwards and shatter the German lines in the West of the beachhead. After a severe carpet bombing, Operation Cobra would launch with the US 30th Corps moving on the town of Hebecrevon. Little did they know that the German defensive line of Panther tanks had survived the bombing intact and were waiting for them..."

World at War Tournament Advertisement

Presenting World at War's 20th Campaign

The World at War Tournament, powered by, has been producing the best team play on the Battlefield platform for over seven years and is proud to welcome you to our 20th campaign. Featuring exciting custom maps created by our dedicated map team, new equipment, statics and a unique equipment loadout selection system, the 20th campaign shall be like no other before it.

The Axis war machine has activated the German 59. Kampfgruppe "Erzengel" to spearhead the assault on Europe. At the forefront of the Allied counter-attack is the American 60th Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles" which shall fight for every inch of ground. Each division is led by an officer corps of experienced WaW players that will train you to become part of a quality fighting force and give you the skills needed to be a future officer in WaW.

Vimeo link

The World at War Tournament offers you:

  • Massive 11-hour 64-player engagements every Saturday. Fight when you want, for as long as you want.
  • Face the enemy on over 25 territories spanning across Europe and fight for total victory.
  • A new points system allows your division to select it's own custom equipment for each battle.
  • Start as an enlisted soldier and work your way up the historical ranks to fight and lead as an NCO or even an officer.
  • Gain authentic medals and badges as a result of your skill on the battlefield.
  • Communicate and coordinate with your unit and division using unique Teamspeak 2 technology.
  • Experience varied gameplay from infantry maps to full scale combined arms engagements.
  • Use new custom equipment and maps created by the WaW community.
  • It's completely free.

The World at War Tournament is a long standing tournament with a diverse community from across the globe. Friendly and welcoming, our members make it easy to integrate without the obligations of a clan. Experience a kind of camaraderie seldom found in gaming and an atmosphere that will keep you coming back for more.

That's all for now, but be sure to come back next week for another update. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel and our public forums to discuss this update and other news.

Tell your Friends
Forgotten Hope Mod - RSS News Feed
Download Forgotten Hope 2.48