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6.0: Chinese Farm

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On October 15 the IDF launched Operation Stouthearted Men to establish a corridor to the canal and allow bridges to be laid for a crossing where they encountered determined Egyptian forces in the dry canals of the Chinese Farm.

Israel: bridges and ferries

Duration

StartOct 15, 1973 7:00:00 AM
EndOct 17, 1973 2:00:00 PM

Map

Suez Canal 5/11 thru 11/13

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

Victory Conditions

The Israeli Player wins a Strategic Victory if he has one brigade on the west side of the Suez Canal.

The Israeli Player wins a Tactical Victory if he has one battalion on the west side of the Suez Canal.

The Israeli Player wins a Marginal Victory if he has one company on the west side of the Suez Canal.

The Egyptian Player wins a Marginal Victory if there is no Israeli bridge across the Suez Canal.

The Egyptian Player wins a Tactical Victory if there is no path to the Suez Canal.

The Egyptian Player wins a Strategic Victory if there are no Israeli bridging or ferry units with in 10 hexes of the Suez Canal.

First Player: Israel

IdTypeQualityFormationStrength
143A

Armor Division

SeasonedColumn100%
243P

Parachute Infantry Brigade

CrackColumn100%

Deploy off map east. Inactive.

143A Armor Division [Unit Counters (PDF)] [Formation Cards (PDF)]

Smoke Counters (PDF)

Dummy Counters (PDF)

Unit Data Cards (PDF)

Second Player: Egypt

IdTypeQualityFormationStrength
16I-1

Infantry Brigade

Second LineLine100%
16I-6-1

Anti-Tank Company

Second LineLine100%

Deploy anywhere.

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

Smoke Counters (PDF)

Dummy Counters (PDF)

Unit Data Cards (PDF)

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