THE WAR OF THE PACIFIC - PART TWO: BOLIVIA - CHILE
The War of the Pacific, also known as the Saltpeter War was between Chile on one side and a Bolivian-Peruvian alliance on the other. It lasted from 1879 to 1884, and was fought over Chilean claims on coastal Bolivian territory in the Atacama Desert. The war ended with victory for Chile, which gained a significant resource-rich territory from Peru and Bolivia. However, Bolivia retains the policy of a territorial claim of a sovereign outlet to the Pacific Ocean and the armed forces carry the slogan "The sea is our right. To recover it is a must".
Bolivia has invaded Chile in an attempt to regain the lost territory from the 1879 War. Bolivian Armored Forces crossed the border in a blitzkrieg with the goal of occupying the port city of Antofagasta. Chilean forces have been forced to retreat from the cities of San Pedro de Atacama, Cerro Pular, San Francisco de Chiu Chiu, Calama, and Sierra Gorda.
Chilean Armored Columns are to advance to Antofagasta and defend the city.
Next, an advance to take back the lost cities and drive the Bolivians out of Chile.
A and B Companies will advance to Antofagasta and defend the city.
A Company will then recapture Carmen Alto, Sierra Gorda, Maria Elena, and Calama.
B Company will then recapture San Cristobal and Cerro Pular.
The two forces will then combine to recapture San Pedro de Atacama and San Francisco de Chiu Chiu.
A Company: 2 x Leopard 2A4 Platoons, 1 Marder 1A3 Platoon
B Company: 2 x Leopard 2A4 Platoons, 1 Marder 1A3 Platoon
CSS of Repair, Medical, and Supply will accompany each force.
2 Artillery Batteries of 6 tubes each will be available.
Bolivian forces include TAM VC tanks, Centauros, and M113 PC's and Infantry with anti-tank weapons.
Artillery is expected.
Message that an objective is captured will be generated.