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…

Attack on Ponte dei Malati Bridge

As part of our regular Flames of War Friday game, we chose to play a historically based scenario representing the British attack on Ponte dei Malati Bridge. Background:  During July 13th, 1943, the British Commandos were assigned the task of landing in the Bay of Agnone, behind enemy lines, to capture the Ponte dei Malati Read More…