Theme: Spanish Civil War
Spanish Civil War The Battles of Guadalajara March 1937 & Penarroya January 1939 : Datafile: Spanish Civil War Battles (Perry Moore); The Spanish Civil War (Javier Romero); Stalingrad and the End of German Incincibility (Jonas Goldstein); The First Sikh War, 1845-46 (Andrew Preziosi).
Spanish Civil War Battles, Vol. 2, is two-games-in-one depicting two battles of The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The first game is Guadalajara: The Italians Strike for Madrid. The second game is Penarroya: The Last Gasp.
Guadalajara: The Italians Strike for Madrid, The Italians attempt to encircle Madrid by advancing through the town of Guadalajara on 8 March 1937 as part of the second of a two-prong attack of the Nationalist forces, which resulted in an Italian defeat.
Penarroya: The Last Gasp, depicts the last major offensive of the Republican army in the Spanish Civil War. The Republicans planned a quick strike against the weak Nationalist flank in the Estremadura region to force a withdrawal of enemy forces in the Cabeza de Buey. The attack was launched on 5 January 1939, and it included 40 T-26 tanks, numerous BA-10 armored cars and 50,000 men.
Spanish Civil War Battles, Vol. 2 was published in Strategy & Tactics magazine #219 Nov/Dec 2003.
The first half of Spanish Civil War Battles, Vol. 1 Brunete and Jarama was published in Strategy & Tactics magazine #213, Nov/Dec 2002.
Game Turn: 1 day
Hex: 1 mile / 1.6 kilometers
Units: Company to Brigade
One 22 x 34" six color mapsheet
One dual-side printed countersheet (280 1/2" counters)
One 16-page Spanish Civil War Battles rules booklet
Solitaire Playability: High
Complexity Level: Medium-Low
Players: 2-3 or more
Playing Time: 2-8
Base postage cost: £2.00
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