[Small Engagements - Russia] Force Ruda - December 10, 1942

Eastern Front By: secret_strategem - Last update: 12/22/2013
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x6 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
Force Ruda was a partisan force that had established itself in the Byaransk area and had begun to harass the Germans. A German anti-partisan force was created by the German Commander in the area, Major Stein. Swamps and marshes prevented the Germans from taking out the force in the summer but in winter the marshes froze over.
On 8 December Stein b sent a recon element to locate the partisan base which they did. The recon element soon came under heavy attack. ON the 10th, Stein decided to launch an attack upon the main base to relieve the pressure on his outnumbered recon element. In their attack, his force encountered heavy resistance from the partisans who were fortified in bunkers but with the majority of the partisans engaged to the West and with the support of horse drawn artillery, the Germans were able to take the camp and cut off the attacking Russians. The Partisan leader was killed in the camp, but a few of the partisans escaped into the woods as the Germans, suffering heavy losses, were not able to fully encircle the camp.

Axis Player [Germany]
Take 6 Command Cards
You Move First

Allied Player [Russian Partisans]
Take 6 Command Cards

Conditions of Victory:
6 Medals
The HQ Camp hexes are Temporary Medal Objectives for the German Player.

Special Rules:
[Troops 2] All German infantry units are elite Anti-Partisan troops. No badges are necessary.
[Nation 1] All Russian units are partisans. French Resistance rules apply. No badges are necessary.
[Actions 17] Capture HQ/Supply Depot rules are in effect for the two partisan town hexes labelled "HQ Camp."
[SWA 3] Mortar Late War are in effect for the German Unit Equipped with the mortar. Mortar Early War is in effect for the Russians.
The Bunkers are Field Bunkesr.

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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