MITLA PASS – SUEZ CRISIS 1956
On 26 July 1956, Nasser nationalised the Suez Canal. On 29 October, Israel invaded the Egyptian Sinai
. The IDF chief of staff, General Moshe Dayan
, first planned to block the vital Mitla Pass
. Dayan planned for the Battalion 890 of the Paratroop Brigade
to drop near one of the defiles
of the pass, Jebel Heitan. The rest of the brigade, under the command of Colonel Ariel Sharon
would then advance to meet with the battalion, and consolidate their holdings.
The Paratrooper Force is to land near the Heitan Defile and capture it.
202 Brigade will advance and secure the Mitla Defile and hold it against any Egyptian Counterattacks.
Paratroopers are to land on either side of the Heitan Defile and maneuver their LMG and infantry teams to clear the Egyptian trenches.
After the Heitan Defile is captured, 202 Brigade will arrive and the tank platoon is to capture the Mitla Defile. The PC platoon is to set up infantry and ATGM teams for defense.
Paratroopers 1 Infantry Platoon with LMG teams.
3 x Shot Kal Tanks
4 x ASLAV PC’s with Dragon ATGM teams
Egyptian Force consists of T-55A tanks and BTR-50PK PC’s.
Mission Score dependent on capturing the Heitan Defile, the Mitla Defile
And destroying all Egyptian AFV’s.
Message will be generated when objective is captured.
Scenario takes about 35 minutes to play.
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