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Golan - The Syrian Offensive

Golan - The Syrian Offensive
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Golan - The Syrian Offensive
Category: War Games
Product Line: Folio Game Series
Publish Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9x11x.2"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148574333
Mfg. part #: DCG1615
Type: Ziplock

Golan - The Syrian Offensive
Golan - The Syrian Offensive

Description

The Last Syrian Offensive - At the start of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, the Israelis could only spare two brigades to defend the strategic Golan Heights. On 6 October the Syrians attacked with five divisions, three of them mechanized, supported by mortars, artillery, mobile SAMs, and a heliborne commando brigade. The Israelis were therefore badly outnumbered, but were quickly reinforced by reservists (much sooner than the Syrians had anticipated). More significantly, the Israeli Air Force appeared overhead to impede the Syrian assault. However, the Syrians' surface-to-air missile batteries proved at least partially effective against those aircraft. Thus, among other things, the battle for the Golan would test the preeminence of air support against the ascendancy of the SAM.

Game Contents:

  • 17 x 22” (43 x 56 cm) terrain map
  • 100 die-cut counters
  • One Standard Rules booklet for this series
  • One Exclusive Rules booklet for this title