War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

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War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

By Mike Peck

It’s Israel versus Syria in board game ‘Days of Battle: Golan Heights’

The odds were staggering. Just 177 Israeli tanks facing horde of 1,400 tanks of the Syrian army. Just 200 Israeli infantry facing 40,000 Syrians.

Days of Battle photo

Israeli Centurion Tank – Wiki

Even 40 years after the fact, the Israeli defense of the Golan Heights in October 1973 remains an epic tale of bravery and self-sacrifice as David’s tanks fired like madmen at the waves of armored Goliaths rolling relentlessly toward them.

Now we can recreate the brutal combat in Days of Battle: Golan Heights, a new board game from Victory Point Games.

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