Finnish Counter-Attack at Joensuu - December 29, 1939

Eastern Front By: Count Dooku - Last update: 07/31/2011
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x4 x6
first You play first    


Historical Background:
In late December 1939 the Finns launched a successful series of counter attacks against invading the soviet forces. At Joensuu ski troops spear headed the Finnish attack and driving back the soviet forces. Apart from just ski troops the Finnish had another card up their sleeve they would throw Molotov cocktails at soviet tanks causing the soviet tanks to burst into flame and explode. The Soviets were ill equipped and let down by bad command structure , these two factors combined added up to the complete destruction of the Soviet forces around Joensuu.

Briefing:
Finnish Player
Take 6 command cards
You go first

Soviet Player
Take 4 command cards

Conditions of Victory:
6 Medals

Both medals are temporary medal objectives for the Finnish player

Special Rules:
Russian Command rules in effect
The air power card is used as barrage
Some Finish ski troops have 4 members
For the Snipers see eastern front pack
For the Ski troops see eastern front pack
For other special forces see memoir 44
Soviet tanks are hit on stars as well as tanks and grenades thanks to Molotov cocktails

Warning:
Please note that this scenario was not approved by Richard Borg or Days of Wonder, so you have to check yourself about playability, potential gaming issues, etc.

Set-up Order
4
4
3
1
2
1
3
9
4
2
1
2