Bolt Action: Western Desert Campaign Supplement
When compared to the enormous campaigns waged on the Eastern Front
and in Western Europe during World War II, the struggle in North Africa
between the British Commonwealth and the Axis might seem an unimportant
sideshow. However, its influence and impact were far-reaching and
dictated many strategic decisions that influenced the course of the war.
This Bolt Action campaign book will focus on the conflict in the area
most commonly referred to as the Western Desert - a campaign theatre
reaching from the Libyan city of Tripoli to Cairo, and the Egyptian Nile
valley, a distance of some 1300 miles, a featuring some of the most
hostile terrains on Earth.
It covers a period of time from September 1940 when Mussolini's
Italian Army invaded British-held Egypt to the final retreat of Rommel's
Afrika Korps from Egypt during October 1942. During that period the
conflict witnessed much hard fighting resulting in spectacular victories
and the capture of territory, equipment and prisoners for both sides
whilst also subjecting them to a series of demoralising retreats where
final and irrevocable defeat seemed assured.
This book has 167 pages full of content, ranging from new rules and units, full-colour images, history and backgrounds and more!