In 1943 Axis troops were out of Africa and region was under Allied control.Stalin insisted on opening a new front in Europe.Churchill wanted to attack from Greece,but because lack of a good landing zone
operation in Greece could not be made.Instead,Allies attack Italy,which is under Mussolini's control.You take control of the German-Italian forces and defend Italy against enemy attack.
--Defend the Italian capital.Game is sudden death capital,and when you lose Italian capital,Italian forces will be destroyed,leaving Germans alone.
--Do not make attacks which will bring you heavy casualties.Allies have lots of units,so plan your strategies carefully.
--Build a senate at a safe Italian city as soon as possible.
-Defend the Italian civilians.They can build things for you.They should be at the farms&woodcutters in Rome.
--Do not make a counterattack after you repel the first attack,since the Allied navy is superior and will crush you.Do not try to go around the back either,forts and towers ring the continent.
Sturmgeschütz:A tank deployed in Italy to assist the Italian forces.Replaces T80.
Strumtiger:German artilerry unit,has hull of a Tiger and a naval gun,Replaces Katushya.
Paratroopers:American light infantry,replaces Red Guards.
Free French Infantry:Allied light infantry,represents Free French forces.Replaces Marine Riflemen.
Free French Anti-Tank veichle:Allied ranged cavalry,represents the M10 weapon equipped allied APC's.Replaces American Industrial Armored car.
About the forts:
Ones in the central Italy represent Cassino Line.
Ones blocking the way to German cities represent Gothic Line.