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Operation Compass & Wavell's 30,000
Published by: Critical Hit
Published date: 1990-01-01
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Critical Hit's long awaited SPECIAL EDITION of CH Magazine, the Operation Compass & Wavell's 30,000 issue. How did the 'Desert Rats' of O'Connor's Western Desert Force, consisting of 7th Armoured Division (minus a brigade), a support group of two regiments of Royal Horse Artillery, and two motor battalions, do it? The story is laid before you, from the Italian invasion of Egypt to the dramatic ambush at Beda Fomm in the pages of Critical Hit Magazine's Operation Compass & Wavell's 30,000 SPECIAL EDITION. In one of the most memorable campaigns of World War II the British defeated the Italians in Egypt, Libya and Cyrenaica in the last weeks of 1940 and early 1941. The magazine includes a full historical map and 22 scenarios.

Note: the map edition of the magazine is sold out and out of print. The magazine is available with 19 scenarios


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CH109: Frontier RaidFrontier Post, Libyan-Egyptian Border DTOBritishItalian6.2 hrs5%
CH110: Starlight, Starbright02:00 hours, Near Fort Maddalena, LibyaDTOBritishItalian2.7 hrs0%
CH111: The Battle of Ghirba07:00 hours, Ghirba, LibyaDTOBritishItalian12.4 hrs4%
CH112: Frontier Raid II5.33Frontier Post, Libyan-Egyptain BorderDTOBritishItalian9.4 hrs9%
CH113: Graziani's AdvanceCoastal Road, east of Sollum, EgyptDTOItalianBritish11.5 hrs4%
CH114: Surprise at Nibeiwa07:30 hours, Nibeiwa, EgyptDTOIndian / BritishItalian14.3 hrs4%
CH115: Tummar West13:00 hours, Tummar West Camp, EgyptDTOIndian / BritishItalian12.7 hrs5%
CH116: Pride Before Fall13:00 hours, Coastal Road, west of Alam el Dab, EgyptDTOItalianBritish8.2 hrs4%
CH117: The Fall of Sidi Barrani16:00 hours, Sidi Barrani, EgyptDTOBritishItalian16.1 hrs2%
CH118: Sidi Omar4.0010:00 hours, Sidi Omar, EgyptDTOBritishItalian6.7 hrs5%
CH119: Fortress at Bardia I05:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian14.5 hrs2%
CH120: Small Encounters8.0007:50 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian10.5 hrs18%
CH121: A Test of Nerves5.3308:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOItalianAustralian2.7 hrs18%
CH122: Fortress at Bardia II11:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralianItalian20.6 hrs4%
CH123: The Bardia Waterworks16:00 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian5.3 hrs0%
CH124: The Fall of Tobruk14:30 hours, outside of Tobruk, LibyaDTOAustralian/British Italian19.2 hrs2%
CH125: Down the Throat14:30 hours, Tobruk Perimeter, LibyaDTOBritishItalian2.6 hrs4%
CH126: Metal at Mechili07:00 hours, west of the Fort of El Mechili, Libya DTOBritishItalian18.4 hrs4%
CH127: Stand at Derna13:30 hours, Derna, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian22.7 hrs4%
Beda Fomm CG 1: Beda Fomm CampaignSidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish114.4 hrs0%
Beda Fomm 1: The End of the Line14:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish24.3 hrs0%
Beda Fomm 2: The Trap Congeals07:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish17.2 hrs0%
Beda Fomm 3: Death of an Army6.5007:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish14.4 hrs7%

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