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[Russia] Temryuk - August 23, 1942

Unternehmen Fall Blau - Romanian Cavalry in the Kuban area.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 03/08/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
During the summer of 1942, the Romanian army, allied to the Germans, was involved in the operation "Fall Blau" towards the Caucasus. The 6th Cavalry Division, part of the 3rd Romanian Army, advanced towards the Taman Peninsula in order to capture the city of Temryuk. Units of the Romanian Division crossed first the Kurka Channel and then reached the outskirts of the city. After an artillery preparation, Romanian troops stormed and captured Temryuk, trapping two Soviet marine brigades in the Taman Peninsula.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Axis player [Romania] : 6 command cards, you move first.
Allied player [Soviet Union] : 5 command cards.

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

Special Rules:
- Use "Red Army" rules (Nations 2).
- Use "Cavalry" rules (Troops 8) to the 4 Romanian units with badge.
- Use "Blitz" rules (Actions 15).

Scenario Bibliography:
- www.WorldWar2.ro - The 3rd Army in the Caucasus - 1942.

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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