Bardia or Tobruk - January 05, 1941 - January 06, 1941

Operation Compass - Italian counter attack
Mediterranean Theater By: Quit2 - Last update: 02/12/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x4 x4 x5 x4
first You play first    


There are problems with this scenario: it cannot be set-up using the standard terrain tiles of Memoir '44 and the selected extensions. There are too many terrains of one or more types. Please contact the author.

Historical Background:
After the Australian troops took Bardia, they marched on to Tobruk. To buy time for the preparation of the defenses of Tobruk, a small Italian force launched a countre attack on the advancing troops.
Can the Italian troops push through to Bardia or will the Australian troops move on to Tobruk?

Briefing:
Allied player takes 5 cards.
Axis player takes 4 cards. You move first.

Conditions of Victory:
4 medals. Exit markers are in effect for Axis troops on both roads. The town closest to the Axis baseline is worth one temporary medal for the Allied troops.

Special Rules:
The Australian infantry is special forces. Two Italian special forces are marked with a special forces badge. The dry river bed acts as a wadi. North African desert rules are in effect.

Scenario Bibliography:
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Warning:
Please note that this scenario was not approved by Richard Borg or Days of Wonder, so you have to check yourself about playability, potential gaming issues, etc.

Set-up Order
4
2
12
9
2
3
1
2
5
2
1
2