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14166U  [Estonia] Battle of Porkuni
September 21, 1944
Eastern Front
Fratricidal fighting in Estonia.
By: jdrommel - Last update: 10/17/2014

Historical Background:
During the Tallinn offensive by Soviet units of the Leningrad Front, the 249th Rifle Regiment of the 8th Estonian Rifle Corps had to fight against Estonians in German uniform : some border guards units and the waffen SS of the 20.SS-Grenadier Division. Soviet forces were superior in number and the issue of the battle was without surprise. Estonian SS were surrounded in the woods south of the Porkuni Lake by troops of the 8th Estonian Corps and then totally destroyed. At the end of the battle, 500 Estonian SS were killed and the prisoners were executed.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Germany]: 6 command cards.
Allied player [Soviet Union]: 6 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
- Special Weapon Asset Rules (SWAs 4) are in effect for Axis units equipped with panzerfaust (SWAs 5).

Scenario Bibliography:
-Wikipedia - Battle of Porkuni.

Remember, see the Memorial near the village of Sauvalja.

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.

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