#410411_01v Tobruk - Good Friday - North Africa 1941
#410411_01v Tobruk - Good FridayBy David Freer
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Tobruk, Eastern Cyrenaica, Libya: April 11th, 1941. (Scenario Size: Regiment. Head to Head or German Human vs Allied AI. This scenario uses variable objective victory points) Despite the death of General von Prittwitz the previous day, Rommel continued to believe that Tobruk just required German resolve to force capitulation. Personally, reconnoitering around the Port's defenses, Rommel decide to attack near the El Adem road. With no reconnaissance he ordered MG-Bataillon 2 and the under-strength Panzer-Regiment 5 to push forward and advance up the road to Tobruk. With no maps of the Allied defenses and the skillful camouflage of the Australian positions, the German forces stumbled onto the defenders and paid a heavy price. The AT trench that ran the length of the front line was to prevent the panzers breaking into the defenses and they ultimately left the German infantry in an unenviable position.