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BLOODY DAWNS
The Iran-Iraq War

Bloody Dawns: The Iran-Iraq War is a two-player grand strategic level card driven wargame depicting the struggle between Iraq and Iran from September 1980 to August 1988. This terrible confrontation between Saddam Hussein and Ayatollah Khomeini drastically changed the geopolitical balance of power in the Gulf and was the last Total War of the 20th Century. Its events still shape and influence those of today.

As a grand strategic card driven game with boxes, instead of hexagons, and for 4 month turns. The card driven system maintains suspense and obliges the players to coordinate carefully their actions.

The game is currently in production. Learn more by downloading this game description!


SPRINGING THE TRAP
Operation Fredericus
May 12-25, 1942

On 12 May, the Russians struck first. After an hour of artillery bombardment began, the ground offensive began, meeting tough German defense from the start. By the end of the first day, the deepest penetration achieved by Soviet troops was merely 10 kilometers On 15 and 16 May, Russian offensives restarted, meeting the same stiff resistance that had frustrated them in the first few days. To the south, however, Soviet troops were able to penetrate deeper into German lines.

On 17 May, the German 3rd Panzer Corps and 46th Army Corps commanded by von Bock, supported by aircraft, arrived, enabling the Germans to launch Operation Fridericus, pushing back the Soviet Barvenkovo bridgehead. On 19 May, General Paulus launched a general offensive to the north as Bock's troops advanced in the south, thus attempting to surround the Soviets in the Izium salient. On 20 May, the nearly surrounded Soviet forces mounted counteroffensives, but none of the attempts were successful in breaking through the German lines. The Soviets achieved some small victories on 21 and 22 May, but by 24 May, they were surrounded near Kharkov.

Ownership of Baiting the Bear is required to play Springing the Trap.



LONG HARD ROAD
Battle of Dubno
June 23-27, 1941


St. Clair's Folly
The Battle of the Wabash River
November 4, 1791


Peace on the Edge
The Cold War


Price of Honor
Battle of Callao
May 6, 1866


Hell in the Holy Land
First Battle of Gaza: March 26, 1917
Second Battle of Gaza: April 17-19, 1917


Long Cruel Woman
The Assault on Firebase Mary Ann
March 28, 1971


Breakout to Paris
Operation Blücher
May-June, 1918


Hot Fight in the Mississippi
The 1862 Campaigns in Mississippi and Tennessee


Black Lion's Roar
The Battle of Cantigny
May 27-31, 1918


Thunder Upon the Water
The Battle of Albermarle Sound
May 5, 1864


To Rule the Waves
Naval Battles of of the 1880's in the Mediterranean
 
       
           
           
 
 
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