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18035U  [Russia] Myasnoy Bor
May 31, 1942
Eastern Front
In the trap.
By: jdrommel - Last update: 04/26/2017

Historical Background:
Soviet General Meretsov, commander of the Volkhov front, ordered to General Vlasov to withdraw his army jammed in the swampy forest. General Vlasov withdrew first the less mobile units and the heavy artillery by the corridor of Myasnoy Bor. On the 31 May, a new German attack by the 58.Infanterie Division on Myasnoy Bor closed the passage where Soviet units were escaping. The 2nd Shock Army of General Vlasov was once again in the trap.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

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

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
Myasnoy Bor is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Red Army" rules (Nation 2).
- Use "Blitz" rules (Action 15).
- Use "Field Bunkers" rules (Terrain 22).

Scenario Bibliography:
- "Opération Barbarossa" - Paul Carell.
- Militaria Magazine hors-série n°30 - La bataille de Léningrad.

Remember, see the memorials in Lyubino Pole and Myasnoy Bor.

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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