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Alpini in the Steppe - January 15, 1943

Operatsiya Saturne -
Eastern Front By: Turboheizer - Last update: 10/28/2012
Allied Player: Axis Player:
x6 x7 x4 x7
first You play first    


Historical Background:
After crushing the right flank of the Italian 8th Army at the Don River during the first phase of "Operation Little Saturn" in December 1942, the Red Army launched the second phase of the offensive in the middle of January 1943, trying to destroy or cut off the elite Italian Alpini Corps.

Briefing:
Axis Player (Italy):
- Take 4 Command cards.

Allied Player (Soviet Union):
- Take 6 Command cards.
- You move first.

Conditions of Victory:
7 Medals.

The marked town hex of Rossosh is a Permanent Medal Objective for the Allied player.

Exit rules are in effect for the area between the two exit markers on the Axis baseline, for the Allied player.

Special Rules:
Russian Command rules (Nations 2 - Red Army) and Italian Royal Army rules (Nations 6 - Italian Royal Army) are in effect.

Place badges on the Soviet and Italian elite units (Troops 2 - Specialized Units) and the Soviet engineers (Troops 4 - Combat Engineers).

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
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