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1.0: Egyptian Crossing

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On October 6, 1973 at 2:00 PM the Egyptian 16th Infantry Division crossed the Suez Canal as part of the Egyptian attack on Israel.

Duration

StartOct 6, 1973 2:00:00 PM
EndOct 6, 1973 8:00:00 PM

Map

Suez Canal 4/9 thru 6/11

This is a map of the Suez Canal north of Ismalia to the Great Bitter Lake.

Victory Conditions

Israel must prevent bridge completion.

Egtypt must build bridge and expand bridgehead.

 

First Player: Egypt

IdTypeQualityFormationStrength
16I

Infantry Division

Second LineColumn100%

Deploy west of Suez Canal.

16I Infantry Division [Unit Counters (PDF)] [Formation Cards (PDF)]

Smoke Counters (PDF)

Dummy Counters (PDF)

Unit Data Cards (PDF)

Second Player: Israel

IdTypeQualityFormationStrength
252A-1-1

Armor Battalion

First LineColumn100%

Deploy one company in each TOAZ and one infantry platoon in each MOAZ.

252A-1

Armor Brigade

First LineColumn100%

Deploy off map (east 125, 11/7-1206).

252A Armor Division [Unit Counters (PDF)] [Formation Cards (PDF)]

Smoke Counters (PDF)

Dummy Counters (PDF)

Unit Data Cards (PDF)

Special Rules

No Israeli movement for first 15 minutes.

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