From box cover back
"Dusk, October 24,1944 -- North Africa. Three hundred enemy tanks coming straight at you! Suddenly the sky lights up with a thousand gun artillery barrage! The Battle of El Alamein begins! YOU ARE IN CHARGE!! Experience the thrill and excitement of one of history's greatest events. The action is non-stop in this accelerated real-time simulation. You'll be in the thick of this action packed strategic simulation in minutes even if you've never played a simulation before!"