Battle for Longstop Hill, (Dec 1942)

Background The Run for Tunis was part of the Tunisia Campaign which took place during November and December 1942 during the Second World War. Once French opposition to the Allied Operation Torch landings had ceased in mid-November, the Allies made a rapid advance by a division-sized force east from Algeria, to capture Tunis and forestall Read More…

Operation Supercharge, (Nov 1942)

Background: The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October–11 November 1942) was a battle of the Second World War that took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein. With the Allies victorious, it marked the watershed of the Western Desert Campaign. The First Battle of El Alamein, had prevented the Axis from advancing Read More…

Battle of Nibeiwa, (Dec 1940)

Background On July 1st, we restarted the clock again to fight battles from each year of World War II. We played a scenario based on the initial set of battles in North Africa at the start of Operation Compass. “Operation Compass was the first large Allied military operation of the Western Desert Campaign during World Read More…