VALLETTA HARBOUR, 1941 - 'Bag The Hun'



...Malta summer 1941.  

Convoy ‘Muffin’ is approaching Valletta harbour with badly needed supplies for the
beleaguered Island....

Notes For Umpires

ALLIED BRIEFING
ALLIED AIRCRAFT/SHIP RECORD SHEET

AXIS BRIEFING
AXIS AIRCRAFT RECORD SHEET

Hopefully you'll find this as challenging and interesting a game as we did.  We've played
it twice with differing results.  If you don't have the exact planes in your collection don't
worry use whatever you do have.


















Below are a selection of pictures from a couple of games we played...
VALLETTA
CONVOY MUFFIN
AXIS PLANES
BRITISH PLANES






















But the RAF are on hand to pounce.  

That vapour trail is a pipe cleaner by the
way and indicates that the plane has
suffered a fuel leak and is now a flying
timebomb....

























...Yet another Sparviero casualty of the
pipe cleaner of death...





















A chaotic scene develops around the
convoy...










































































































...Stukas arrive and immediately make
their presence felt with a couple of
critical hits on a large merchantman...























....'Muffin' limps into Valletta.
Cloth 1.5" hex 'European Fields' and 'Sea Blue' Hotzmats.