[Ukraine] Battle of Leshnov - June 25, 1941

Unternehmen Barbarossa - Tank attack under Commissar Popel.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 06/06/2014
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
On the 22nd of June 1941,the war in the East began with operation Barbarossa. With five panzerdivisions and four motorized infantry divisions, Panzergruppe 1 was the most powerful element of the Army Group South of Feldmarshall von Rundstedt. In the "bloody triangle" made by Dubno, Lutsk and Brody cities, German tanks had to fight against 1 500 Russian tanks of Kiev Military District. At that time, it was the first big tank battle of the Eastern Front. During this battle, a Russian counter-attack of the 12th Tank Division led by Commissar Popel, tried to capture the village of Leshnov to the German hands. Not successful !
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] : 5 command cards, you move first.

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The church of Leshnov is a temporary medal objective for the Allied player.

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

Scenario Bibliography:
- Magazine 2e Guerre mondiale n°52 - La première grande bataille de chars du front de l'Est.

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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