October 06, 1973,
Arab League army of 294 units opposed to Israel army of 122 units
for a battle of complexity 1.08 at Division(XX) level
on a 25 Km/Hex map
for 24 turns of Half Week each.
by Frank Parrish submited on 14-12-2002
Rugged-Defense Playing Statistics
The October War
After years of careful planning, exhaustive rehearsal, and clever deceptive measures, the United Arab Republic (Egypt) acting in conjunction with Syria, launched the October war against Israel. The attack was timed to coincide with the Yom Kippur, the most holy day in Judaism. With Israeli forces defending the Suez Canal and a majority of soldiers on leave for Yom Kippur, Israel was at her most weakest along the Bar-Lev line.Because Reserve formations were just beginning to mobilize when the Egyptians attacked at 1400z on October 6, Major General Avraham Mendler's 252nd Arm.Ugda had to face the enemy onslaught single - handed for the first eighteen hours. Could the Israeli forces available hold the line until reserves arrive.
ARAB LEAGUE NATIONS:
Egypt: Yellow & blk on Green
Syria: Black & Tan on Brown
Jordan: Red & Tan on Lt.Brown
Iraq: Tan & Brown on Black
Israel: White & Black on Blue
As the Arab player, you must gain as must ground as you can on the 2-3 turns. After that the IDF will be strong enough to launch counter-attacks.Before then you must pound away at the Israeli's as hard as you can and then hold onto dear life what you have gained. In the South as the Egyptian drive as far as you can and then hold, if your lucky you can come out on top with a marginal victory.
As the IDF, you must hold until you have enough reinforcements to retake what you have lost. If you concentrate against Syria it will be a hard slug fest and this may not produce any results. The best option is far you to find the weakest spot in the Sinai and launch everything you can spare against that area. If Jordan enters the war this will allow you to outflank Syria, use this to your advantage.
I suggest declaring war against Jordan, this is best way of achieving a draw.