[Hungary] Battle of Kenderes - October 23, 1944

Unternehmen Zigeuner Baron -
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 01/05/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
Unternehmen Zigeuner Baron was a German offensive in south-east of Hungary in October 1944. German troops were opposed to the 18th Soviet tank corps which counter-attacked immediately. The front line held by SS grenadiers of the 4.SS Division "Polizei" was broken at Kenderes by the Soviet tanks. But the intervention of heavy tanks Tiger II of the s.Pz Abt.503 restored a new front line after destroying a dozen of T-34/85.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

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

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.

Special Rules:
- Use "Tiger" rules (Troops 16) to all Axis armored units.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Scénario "Zigeuner Baron" pour jeu Panzer Korps - Magazine Vae Victis.

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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