[Russia] Bolchoï Dubovizy - June 04, 1942

Attack of a Russian village by the Frikorps Danmark.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 12/23/2020
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x5 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
In May 1942, the Danish volunteers of the Frikorps Danmark were sent in the Russian front in the area of Demiansk. On the 4th of June, they were involved in the attack of Bolchoï Dubovizy where the Russian troops constituted a threat for the supply route of the German troops in Demiansk. Crossing a swampy area during the night, the Danish SS attacked the fortified village. In spite of a fierce defense and a counter-attack of Russian tanks, the Danish captured the village and remained in control of the area.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

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

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The church of Bolchoï Dubovizy is a temporary medal objective for the Axis player.

Special Rules:
- Use "Red Army" rules (Nation 2 - Red Army).
- Use "Specialized Units" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis units, these are Danish SS. Badges are not required.
- Use "Night Attacks" rules (Actions 19).

Scenario Bibliography:
- "La division Nordland" - Jean Mabire.
- Satellite image of the area.

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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