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Turn 8 July 6-7 Dry weather persists Germans receive 10 supply tokens. Reinforcements taken for Group 2 mean the Germans lose 4VP, that we neglected to deduct. In the South 17th Pzr looks to establish a bridge head South of Boboryusk. 10th Motorised and 3rd Panzer envelope the town. Several foot divisions approach as […]
The scribe….me..does a poor job of screen caps for this session. The Germans are stringing out the Soviet defense, and more Germans keep arriving!!! Now they have air as well and the dynamic changes a bit. The Soviets bravely kill an Arty unit….LOL. We race some quality cav to the front to deter an […]
Dry..again! Germans bring in lotsa air this turn. Supply can only manage to bring on to the map 6 of 15 MSU available. Always a shame to lose SP. . As large dumps are left in the back fields. So do you convert to truck losing a SP per dump conversion, or do you not […]
Our game play pace picks up and we are now able to do 2-3 turns in a live session. As we pick up play in the 2nd turn in Oct we can see the Germans looking at a 3 pronged advance. There are of course pluss’s and minus’s to all of that, from a supply […]
Scenario Outline. This scenario portray the effort by the Germans to seek control of Grozny and nearby Oil Fields. It is a huge stretch for the Germans, and a tough one for the Soviets. We are using this as a learning scenario for my opponent and myself. So we had a false start, learned a […]
Please enjoy this guest review by Mike Willner from the Metropolitan Wargamers Association in NYC. In late 1944 Operation Market Garden was winding down, having failed to accomplish its main objectives. The Allied high command thought a sudden powerful lunge at the Siegfried Line at the city of Aachen just might punch a hole. This […]
Dry again…. The Axis take on 12 ASP, but can only accept 10. Germans gather formations, and press forward heedless of supply. As they approach Slutsk below, they deploy for combat! The Axis in the North cover the threat from Molodechno. 12 Pzr presses up , and 7th & 20th Pzr attack units in and […]