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Backstab ETO (id:#57647)
East Side Gamers (Dezign Pak 1 ID:7)
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It came as a surprise to the French General Staff that the Italians had breached their southern borders. Although there were troops positioned there, they weren’t of the caliber desired by most commanders. Supplies for the southern army were marginal, morale was low and competent leadership was lacking. Things weren’t much better for the Italians when the order came to advance on the French frontier. They had two things in their favor: the element of surprise and a belief they would win.
Attacker: Italian (Elements of the 66th Infantry Division)
Defender: French (Elements of the 4th Army)  
Turns: 7.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Moncenisio Region, France 1940-06-17
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:24.0 D:13.0
AFVs: A:7
L5/30 x 2
L5/21 x 2
L3 Lf x 1
L3/35 x 2

FT-17C x 1
FT-17M x 1

Guns: A:1
Mortaio da 81/14 x 1
155mm 17S x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: A: Elite Italian troops are Sappers.
Map Board(s): e f h
Overlays: NONE
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RJenulis Added a playing2019-08-12 00:27:03
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2018-10-04 13:50:54
peacmyer Rated the scenario2016-12-08 22:08:34
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-08-17 22:11:29
hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2016-08-07 22:07:19
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2011-05-30(A) Jeff Waldon vs Will Willow Italian winVASL-Great scenario. Best DASL I have played in awhile.
2010-08-16(A) nathan wegener vs Peter W Italian winHad fun on this one but was an easy win after opponent guns and AFV were neutralized. Highlight for me was taking out his lead tank with my twin MG tankette. Low point for him was losing the freshly entered 9-1, 2 squads, a MMG and HMG to a single sniper roll. I was able to move to surround the position and capture the brokies.
2009-02-01(D) Richard Jenulis vs Joe Vennarucci French winNWASL Championship 2009 [Exact date unknown]
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The L5 was a 5 ton light tank developed from the L3 series tankettes, which in turn were an evolution of the Carden-Loyd tankette. (L5 ital tank.png)Imagehoxson1273
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The L5 was a 5 ton light tank developed from the L3 series tankettes, which in turn were an evolution of the Carden-Loyd tankette.
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Estimated Play time: 9.4 hours
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[A] Italian 3
[D] French 1
Saturday 24 August 2019 02:00:50 PM  (c)dramsey 2019