[Desert war] Ariete strong resistance - June 10, 1942

Attack of the 4th Armoured Brigade.
Mediterranean Theater By: jdrommel - Last update: 12/23/2019
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
On the 10th of June, the 4th Armoured Brigade attacked the Italian division Ariete, established between Knightsbridge and Bir el Harmat. Italian General De Stefanis engaged all his artillery to support Italian tanks against the British attack. The Brits were repelled with heavy losses, 28 tanks were burning in the desert. Italians had lost 24 tanks, but how they stayed on the place, they could recover and repair most of them.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Italy] : 6 command cards.
Allied player [United Kingdom] : 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 all Axis units.
- Use "North African Desert" rules (Actions 9).

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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