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Afrika Korps (3rd Edition)

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Afrika Korps (3rd Edition)
Category: War Games
Sub Category: Popular War Games
Publish Year: 1980
Dimensions: 14.5x11.5x1.5"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148960580
Mfg. part #: AVH600-3
Type: Boxed Game
Age Range: 12 Years and Up
# Players: 2 - 4 Players
Game Length: 180 Minutes

Description

Ever since men began making weapons they have used them to create legends: in early 1941, when his conquest of Europe was embarrassed by the rout of his Italian allies in Africa, Hitler dispatched General Erwin Rommel to forestall a seemingly inevitable Axis defeat. Reorganizing the forces under his command as the Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK), Rommel immediately launched the first of his legendary desert offensives.

Now, the legend of "The Desert Fox" is recreated. From April 1941 through the climactic battle at El Alamein in later 1942. Afrika Korps simulates the mobile conflict between Rommel's Panzerarmee Afrika and the British Eighth Army defending Egypt and the Suez Canal. During each monthly game-turn, the initiative may switch from the Germany to the Allied player as both come to understand why Rommel called North Africa "A tactician's paradise; a logistical officer's nightmare.