The War in the Western Desert of Egypt is the focus of the ‘Desert Rats’ of the British Army and its Imperial allies as the third year of the war draws to a close. Here they fight General Rommel, the legendary ‘Desert Fox’ and his Afrikakorps and Italian allies.
As this heroic struggle plays out, the US Army enters the fray for the first time, landing in Algeria and Morocco behind Rommel’s forces. Trapped between two foes the Desert Fox does the only thing possible, he attacks!
This book enables you to recreate the famous battles of El Alamein, Kasserine pass, Sicily and Salerno with the Flames Of War the World War II Miniatures Game.
INSIDE YOU WILL FIND:
• Complete organization and equipment for all the forces in the Mediterranean Theatre, 1942-43.
• An overall history of what happened in the theatre, as well as individual histories of the nations involved.
• Guides to German, Italian, British and US Divisions in North Africa, Sicily and Italy.
• Inspiring color photos.
• Comprehensive painting guides.
• Airborne assault mission to use with your German and US paratroops.
• Exploits of inspirational historic figures such as Captain Charles Upham, Technical Sergeant ‘Commando’ Kelly, Tenente Luigi Pascucci and Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel.