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Operation Compass & Wavell's 30,000
Published by: Critical Hit
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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 Raid0 Frontier Post, Libyan-Egyptian Border DTOBritishItalian6.2 hrs4%
CH110: Starlight, Starbright0 02:00 hours, Near Fort Maddalena, LibyaDTOBritishItalian2.7 hrs0%
CH111: The Battle of Ghirba0 07:00 hours, Ghirba, LibyaDTOBritishItalian12.4 hrs4%
CH112: Frontier Raid II0 5.33Frontier Post, Libyan-Egyptain BorderDTOBritishItalian9.4 hrs8%
CH113: Graziani's Advance0 Coastal Road, east of Sollum, EgyptDTOItalianBritish11.5 hrs2%
CH114: Surprise at Nibeiwa0 07:30 hours, Nibeiwa, EgyptDTOIndian / BritishItalian14.3 hrs2%
CH115: Tummar West0 13:00 hours, Tummar West Camp, EgyptDTOIndian / BritishItalian12.7 hrs4%
CH116: Pride Before Fall0 13:00 hours, Coastal Road, west of Alam el Dab, EgyptDTOItalianBritish8.2 hrs2%
CH117: The Fall of Sidi Barrani0 16:00 hours, Sidi Barrani, EgyptDTOBritishItalian16.1 hrs2%
CH118: Sidi Omar0 4.0010:00 hours, Sidi Omar, EgyptDTOBritishItalian6.7 hrs6%
CH119: Fortress at Bardia I0 05:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian14.5 hrs2%
CH120: Small Encounters0 8.0007:50 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian10.5 hrs18%
CH121: A Test of Nerves0 5.3308:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOItalianAustralian2.7 hrs20%
CH122: Fortress at Bardia II0 11:30 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralianItalian20.6 hrs4%
CH123: The Bardia Waterworks0 16:00 hours, Bardia, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian5.3 hrs0%
CH124: The Fall of Tobruk0 14:30 hours, outside of Tobruk, LibyaDTOAustralian/British Italian19.2 hrs2%
CH125: Down the Throat0 14:30 hours, Tobruk Perimeter, LibyaDTOBritishItalian2.6 hrs4%
CH126: Metal at Mechili0 07:00 hours, west of the Fort of El Mechili, Libya DTOBritishItalian18.4 hrs4%
CH127: Stand at Derna0 13:30 hours, Derna, LibyaDTOAustralian / BritishItalian22.7 hrs4%
Beda Fomm 2: The Trap Congeals0 07:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish17.2 hrs0%
Beda Fomm 3: Death of an Army0 6.5007:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish14.4 hrs8%
Beda Fomm CG 1: Beda Fomm Campaign0 Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish114.4 hrs0%
Beda Fomm 1: The End of the Line0 14:30 hours, Sidi Saleh, near Beda Fomm, LibyaDTOItalianBritish24.3 hrs0%

 * Popularity is the sum of Roar and Archive reported playings based as a percentage of the parent publication's total games.

 Grey rows indicate Night scenarios.

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