[Abyssinia] Mogi Pass - June 09, 1941

Failed attack.
Mediterranean Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 11/26/2017
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x4 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
On the 8th of June 1941, while the 11th Battalion of the "Force Publique" participated to the 3rd battle on the Bortaï river, the 5th Battalion, under the command of Major Bounameau, prepared to attack Italian positions on Mogi Pass and then to capture Mogi village. But the operation failed on the 9th of June because of the heavy resistance of Italian defenders in the Pass and the 5th Battalion suffered heavy losses. Mogi villlage was captured only on the 25th of June by a second attack of the 5th Battalion reinforced by the 2nd company of the 6th Battalion. At that time the surrounding of Saïo, last Italian bastion, was confirmed.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Italy] : 4 command cards.
Allied player [Belgium] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals
For the Allied player, Exit marker is in effect on the road hexagon called "vers Mogi".

Special Rules:
- Use "Italian Royal Army" rules (Nations 6) to all Axis units. Badges are not required.
- Special Weapon Asset rules (SWAs1 - Special Weapon Assets) are in effect for all units equipped with Mortar ( SWAs 3 - Mortar) and Machine Gun (SWAs 7 - Machine Gun).

Scenario Bibliography:
- "Bortaï" Campagne d'Abyssinie 1941 - Philippe Brousmiche.
- Image Google Earth.

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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