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Belechino Station - July 07, 1943

Unternehmen Zitadelle - On the road to Prokhorovka.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 04/30/2017
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x6 x6 x6 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
During German Operation Citadel, the 2.SS Panzer Grenadier Division "Das Reich" was part of the II. SS-Panzer Korps who attacked south of the Kursk' salient. As soon as the beginning of the operation, on the 5th of July, the German tanks were slowed by numerous Soviet defensive positions well prepared before the battle. On the 7th of July, the SS division Das Reich captured the village of Teterevino and advanced toward Belechino station. Facing to a lot of anti-tank guns, minefields, an armored train and masses of T-34, the SS division destroyed 202 Soviet tanks, this day. However, the German losses were increasing for a derisory advance on the field, and the intensity of the battle was increasing too, the supreme fighting was approaching.
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.
Belechino Station is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Specialized Units" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis infantry units. Badges are not required.
- Use "Trains" rules (Troops 5) and "Armored Train" (Troops 7).
- Use "Tiger" rules (Troops 16) to the two Axis armored units with a single figure.
- Special Weapon Asset rules (SWAs 4) are in effect for the infantry units equipped with an antitank weapons (SWAs 5).
- Use "Field Bunkers" rules (Terrains 22).
- The Allied player lays out the minefields (Terrains 29).
- Use "Air Strikes" rules (Actions 3) to each player.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Magazine Batailles & Blindés hors-série n°31 - Les régiments blindés de la SS-Panzerwaffe.

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