We use the scenario Clash of Reconnaissance to represent the first clashed. During the reconnaissance phase of the battle thick early morning mist was represented by using the special Night fighting rules. As the main forces arrive the mist burned off and normal spotting rules resumed.
|Reconaissance clashes the Italian and British advance.|
|The early envelopement as the Britsh advance into the jaws|
Increasing desperate to pin down the Italians in the farm the Carrier section deploy to bring more fire onto the farm but the Italian troops hold on regardless. Italian armour and infantry - M15/41tanks advance to support he Bersaglieri in the farm the tanks to the north and the infantry to the south.
|Italien LMG advance|
|British FO and carrier transport calling in fire from RHA 25 pounders|
|THe jaws of the Italien pincers close.|
|Italian infantry reinforce the ridge|
|Air support for column Bari|
|Italian recon use the wadi for advance in defilade|