Help support TMP


Return to El Alamein [Flames of War]


Back to PROFILES


Areas of Interest

World War Two on the Land
Toy Gaming

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Recent Link


Top-Rated Ruleset

One-Hour Skirmish Wargames


Rating: gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star gold star 


Featured Showcase Article

15mm Soviet LMG Teams from Peter Pig

Old Guard Painters adds another force to the TMP Soviet army.


Featured Workbench Article

"Tentacles Away!" with Flex-Sculpy

Personal logo Dances With Words Supporting Member of TMP Fezian experiments with better tentacle material...


Featured Profile Article


Featured Book Review


Revision Log
24 October 2007page first published

7,036 hits since 24 Oct 2007
©1994-2022 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?


TMP logo

Membership

Please sign in to your membership account, or, if you are not yet a member, please sign up for your free membership account.

Paul Glasser writes:

Since I was unable to try the Operation Bragation scenario, I decided to replay the Battle of El Alamein - this time, as a British infantry officer.

In addition to the main tank battle, a complement of New Zealand and Indian infantry had been given the task of defending the British rear from flanking panzer attacks. Although located on a table adjacent to the main battle, the secondary theater was considered a separate engagement. Two groups of Italian assault troops, supported by artillery and armored cars, were given the task of seizing two strategic hills. If they could dislodge the tenacious defenders, they could cut off British reinforcements to the main engagement.

New Zealand infantry deployed

I was in command of two New Zealand rifle companies on the left flank and center. One was situated on a high ridge, and included three 6lb anti-tank guns; and the second was located in a ravine between two hills. My Indian allies, who were fearless in battle and received a +1 bonus to morale, were defending another ridge on the right flank. A heavy weapons platoon, including machine guns, mortars and anti-tank rifles, had reinforced their position.

All our units were dug-in, receiving a +1 bonus to defense.

Our enemy had deployed four companies of Italian infantry, along with a Sturmgeschütz assault gun, Pz III platoon, an artillery battery and some Italian L3/35 armored cars.

Next