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Attack on Tobruk - June 21, 1942

Battle of Gazala
Mediterranean Theater By: Count Dooku - Last update: 07/05/2010
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x5 x4 x5
first You play first    


Historical Background:
In the early morning of June 21st 1942 the Germans and the weaker Italians launched an attack on Tobruk. Tobruk was a short march from the Gazala line . this meant that the Germans wouldn't be tired before the battle started. The Germans started an advance in the early morning. The battle took place just outside of Tobruk. When the battle was over the Germans just occupied Tobruk. The Germans achieved one of their initial goals of the desert war. The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn you are in command. The rest is history.

Briefing:
German/Italian player
take 5 command cards
you move first
English player
take 4 command cards

Conditions of Victory:
5 medals
Both German medals are temporary medal objectives.

Special Rules:
North African desert rules in effect.
see Mediterranean theater booklet for mine fields and special forces.
also see terrain pack p.9 for landing reinforcements

Scenario Bibliography:
World War 2
DK

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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