Sidi Bou Zid (2) (Tunisia 1943)
Here are some photos of a North African game played at the home of Queensland gamer Brad Smith. The battle of Sidi Bou Zid was also designed by him.
The excellent terrain was made by Ian Fainges as were most of the forces on both sides.
Elements of Combat Command C of the US 1st Armoured Division (top of table) ran into a trap laid by the German 10th & 21st Panzer Divisions
The table - Sidi Bou Zid at bottom right, Sidi Salem in centre.US forces at top of board German initial forces at bottom.
Marder III Panzerjagers defend the Cactus patch
US forces advancing towards Sidi Bou Zid before the German trap was sprung
Close up of US half tracks
German Flakamptruppe deployed in the olive grove
German Panzer Grenadiers in Sidi Salem
German Stuka strikes the advancing US forces but friendly forces hits the nearby German occupied village
US armour supported by recon troops attempts to clear the cactus patch
German half tracks race for the capture and hold the abandoned battlefield
Final turns of the game - US P100 strikes at the German armour and half tracks