The Invasion of Sicily, 1943
After chasing Axis forces out of Africa in
the spring of 1943, the Allied armies prepared
to return to Europe. After studying several
possible landing sites, the British and Americans
decided to invade Sicily. Strategically located
in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, its
capture would help secure Allied communications
through this vital waterway and de-stabilize
Italy’s fascist regime.
June, the British Eighth Army landed on the
island’s eastern coast and the American
Seventh Army on the south. Axis forces resisted
bitterly, but finally were chased off the
The game includes four scenarios, covering
Axis and Allied plans as well as the historical
situation. The game system, used previously
1945 and Red
God of War, takes only a couple
hours to play.
Game pieces represent battalions, regiments,
brigades and divisions. Headquarters are vital
to activate units and send them into action;
supply is also important to keeping your units
at full efficiency and players must choose
how to allocate their resources. There will
never be enough of them to accomplish everything
Bitter Victory comes with one 22x17-inch map and 180 die-cut playing pieces.
This game is no longer available.