Operation Compass – Italian Artillery

This posts describes Italian off-table artillery support.

Cannone da 75/27 modello 11

Of World War One vintage the 75/27 was used as artillery support as well as a field gun. The stats here are for use as off-table artillery.

Light artillery battery

Weapon: 75L27

  • Range: Off-Table
  • Burst Radius: 3”
  • FP: 3D AT: 3D

Notes: Artillery Suppression.

Obice da 100/17 modello 14

This howitzer dates from World War One and was originally produced in Austria-Hungary. It was used by the Italians as their medium howitzer in World War Two.

Medium howitzer battery

Weapon: 105L17

  • Range: Off-Table
  • Burst Radius: 4”
  • FP: 4D AT: 4D

Notes: Artillery Suppression.

About Jim Bambra

Jim has designed and developed a wide variety of games such as Warhammer Fantasy Battles, Warhammer 40,000, Star Wars Miniatures, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, Dungeons and Dragons, Star Frontiers, GURPS, Star Wars, and TORG. In addition to tabletop games, Jim has also developed games for PCs and consoles: Special Forces, Warzone 2100, Conflict: Desert Storm I & II, the Great Escape, Conflict: Vietnam, and Conflict: Global Storm, amongst others.

Combat HQ is his latest set of rules. It grew out of Jim’s desire to play a fast moving World War Two miniatures game that not only required him to make decisions as an army commander, but also contained sufficient detail to capture the intricacies and complexities of World War Two combat in an entertaining manner.

Jim lives in Fuerteventura where he plays a wide range of games from miniature wargames to video games. In his spare time he likes to read, teach Aikido and go walking with his dogs.

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