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Operation Crusader: Rommel's First Defeat

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Refight the desperate battles between Rommel's Afrika Korps and the British 8th Army as they struggled for control of the fortress of Tobruk in November of 1941.  Tanks fleets clashed in the Libyan desert in a massive offensive that ultimately handed the Desert Fox his first defeat.  These well playtested 13 scenarios for the popular WW2 tactical rules Fireball Forward cover all aspects of the fighting during this campaign and include Germans, Italians, Indians, South Africans and British combatants. The book also includes new rules, a dedicated stat sheet and a thorough history of the battle.


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Daniel B March 21, 2023 12:49 pm UTC
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In addition to this Operation Crusader booklet, the following Western Desert scenario book is only available via Brigade Games. I only discovered its existence from an old FaceBook post:
Mark Fastoso, 'Rommel's First African Blitzkrieg: Sonnenblume' (2015).
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=1259255827421776&set=pb.100063493813454.-2207520000.
https://www.brigadegames.com/brigadegames_pdf_store_fireball_forward_pdfs

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Daniel B March 03, 2023 10:27 pm UTC
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Please can you clarify what table size is required for each battlefield map? Do the squares on the maps represent 1 square foot each or 2 square feet each on the tabletop?
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Daniel B December 05, 2022 2:33 pm UTC
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Please could you confirm the ground scale used for the scenario battlefield maps...?
Apparently, there is no ground scale stated in the Fireball Forward rules, but scenario author Sean Barnett has adopted a ground scale of 1:400 based on weapons ranges, while Alex N of Fireball Forward - White Post has adopted a ground scale of 1:360.
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