Memoir '44 D-Day Landings Memoir '44 D-Day Landings

Defense of Kyiv, 1941, v4.0 - September 01, 1941 - September 26, 1941

Unternehmen Barbarossa -
Eastern Front By: mescalito - Last update: 01/19/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x4 x6
first You play first    


There are problems with this scenario: it cannot be set-up using the standard terrain tiles of Memoir '44 and the selected extensions. There are too many terrains of one or more types. Please contact the author.

Historical Background:
August through September 1941 German armies managed to encircle three Soviet armies in a pocket around Kyiv, the capital of the modern Ukraine. Although the trapped armies were soon eliminated, Germans had to go though a bitter fight to capture the well defended city which had 3 defensive belts surrounding it. Numerous bunkers with artillery pieces and machine guns held of direct assaults, only a couple of bunker garrisons surrendered to invaders.
The battle around Kyiv delayed overall advance and bought Soviet armies some time to regroup and prepare for the winter fighting.




Briefing:
German player: 6 command cards, you move first.
Soviet player: 4 command cards.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals for each side. Two hexes of Kyiv city are temporary medal objectives for German player.

Special Rules:
*Blitz rules are in effect.
*Commissar command rules are in effect.
3 German units marked with badges are Engineers.
1 Soviet infantry unit marked with badge is elite para, special forces unit.
* the two rules became available in v4.0 of this scenario with the recent Expert updates introduced Jan 2012.

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
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