Blade Force was assembled as one of the Allied groups pushing forward with the intent of capturing the capital, Tunis, before Hitler could reinforce his African bridgehead. The attempted coup de main was forestalled by bad weather and small bands of German and Italian troops that constructed roadblocks among the numerous pass along the border between Algeria and Tunisia. One such roadblock on the road between Mateur and Tebourba was manned by soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 92nd Regiment Fanteria with support from SP guns and German paratroopers. . . . .British AC's and tanks including Valentine VIII's attack an Italian defensive position. The Italians are supported by 2 Semoventis and are reinforced by German Fallschirmjagers.
Attacker: British (Elements of Blade Force)
Defender: German / Italian (Elements 5th Fallschirmjager Regt and 3rd Battalion, 92nd Infantry Regt 'Fanteria')
Turns: 7 Players: 2 OBA: None Night: No
Border of Algeria and Tunisia 1942-11-25
Squads: A:8.5 D:7.0
AFVs: A:8 Valentine VIII x 2 Crusader II CS x 1 AEC I x 2 Carrier A x 3