Forgotten Battles 'Operation Husky', the Invasion of Sicily, July 1943

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Dive into the heart of historical warfare with this comprehensive volume, offering a treasure trove of 20 meticulously crafted scenarios, each presented at a 1:1 scale and spanning up to battalion size. From the sweeping overview of the campaign to the gritty details of individual engagements, every aspect of the conflict is laid bare for wargamers and history enthusiasts alike.

Within these pages, you'll find a wealth of unit types and armor representing the diverse forces involved in the campaign, from the valiant Americans and stalwart British to the formidable Germans, including elite Fallschirmjäger units, and the often-overlooked Italians. Tanks of all sizes and capabilities, from the humble French R35 to the legendary Tiger, stand ready to clash on the battlefield, their steel behemoths shaping the course of history.

But this book isn't just about reliving past glories—it's about rewriting them. New weapons, armor, and infantry types are introduced, providing fresh strategic possibilities and enhancing gameplay for any set of rules, including the acclaimed War on the Ground system.

By bringing to light the lesser-known battles of the campaign, this volume offers a rare opportunity to experience the face of combat at a one-to-one scale. Whether you're a seasoned wargamer seeking new challenges or a curious reader eager to uncover the secrets of history, there's something here for everyone.

Presented in a softback format with 96 pages of rich content, including black and white photographs and detailed maps, this book is a must-have addition to any military history library. Authored by Peter Warren, a renowned expert in the field, it promises to deliver an immersive and enlightening journey through the annals of Warfare.

There are 20 full scenarios, all at 1:1 scale, and up to battalion size, as well as an overview account of the campaign. Unit types and armour involved in the campaign are all present, representing the Americans, the British, the Germans (including Fallschitmjagers) and Italians. Tanks go from the diminutive French R35 tank, to the mighty Tiger.

New weapons, armour and infantry types can be applied to any set of rules. Including War on the Ground.


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