[Desert War] Attack of the South African Division - June 06, 1942 - June 07, 1942

Battle of Gazala - Failed attack on the Gazala line.
Mediterranean Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 12/22/2018
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
After the disastrous British attack on the "Cauldron", General Norrie ordered a new attack against Axis troops on the north of the Gazala line. General Pienaar, commander of the 1st South African Division made only a limited attack during the night of the 6th June by each of his infantry battalions. This attack against defensive positions of the 7th Bersaglieri Regiment and Schutzen-Regiment 361 ended as a close combat but failed to broke the Axis lines.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Germany/Italy] : 6 command cards.
Allied player [South Africa] : 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
- Use "BCF Command" rules (Nations 5) to all Allied units.
- Use "Royal Italian Army" rules (Nations 6) to Axis units with Italian badges. Don't use the "Italian High Command" rule.
- Use "Night Attacks" rules (Action 19).

Scenario Bibliography:
- Magazine "Batailles & Blindés" hors série n°8 - Afrika Korps, tome 2.

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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