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1023_04: Diversion in the South - PzC 11 El Alamein '42

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1023_04: Diversion in the South

By Saunders & Blackie
British 1 - 0 - 5 Axis
Rating: 4.57 (3)
Games Played: 6
SM: 3
Turns: 30
Type: Stock
First Side: British
Second Side: Axis
Southern sector, El Alamein, October 23rd 1942: To throw the Germans off the scent, Montgomery launched 'Operation Bertram'. This plan was to convince the Afrika Korps that the full might of the Eighth Army would be used in the south. Dummy tanks were erected in the region. A dummy pipeline was also built, slowly, so as to convey that the Allies were in no hurry to attack. Monty's army in the north also had to "disappear". Bertram worked and when Rommel, who was away sick when the battle began, returned to command the army, he was convinced that the attack would be in the south. But to hold the Axis reserves in place in the south, a strong push had to be made, or the deception would be quickly disregarded. [Size, medium]
Player Voting Stats
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Dirk Gross's ProfileDirk Gross Moderately Pro Axis 7
Dog Soldier's ProfileDog Soldier Totally Pro Axis 4
Bilco's ProfileBilco Moderately Pro Axis 8
Dog Soldier
Victory conditions are way out of whack with what is possible for the CW force. This is called a diversion, yet VC require massive German casualty losses including the small number victory points for the VC locations.
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