[Corsica] Teghime Pass - October 04, 1943

Liberation of Bastia.
Mediterranean Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 01/10/2010
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x5 x5 x7
    first You play first


Historical Background:
October 1943
Withdrawing from Sardinia,German troops moved to Bastia to evacuate Corsica. To protect this evacuation, Germans soldiers had seized the passes in the mountain that give access to Bastia. French troops recently landed on Ajaccio and composed by Moroccan Tabors, 1st RTM and "Choc" Commandos, had to capture Teghime Pass, keystone of the German defense. During the attack, French soldiers of General Henri Martin were supported by Italian artillery, newly allied from mid-September. On the 02nd of October,the final attack on Teghime Pass and Monte Secco began. On the 04th of October, French troops entered in Bastia, Corsica was free !
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
Axis player [Germany] : 05 command cards.
Allied Player [France] : 05 command cards, you move first.


Conditions of Victory:
Axis player : 05 medals.
Allied player : 07 medals with at least 02 medals tokens. Monte Secco, Cardo and each hex of Bastia are a temporary medal objective for the Allied player.

Special Rules:
None.

Scenario Bibliography:
- 39-45 Magazine n░133-134 - La Corse 1940-44.

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.

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