[Russia] Christmas at Kondratovo - December 24, 1942 - December 25, 1942

Defense of the Frikorps Danmark.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 10/05/2021
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x6 x6
    first You play first

Historical Background:
In the evening of the 24th of December 1942, the Danish volunteers of the Frikorps Danmark were preparing to celebrate Christmas on the eastern front near Veliki Louki when suddenly the Russian troops attacked. At Kondratovo, the Danish SS had to fight house to house, waiting for some reinforcements. Owing to an heavy artillery fire and a fierce Danish counter-attack, the Russian troops were repelled to Selenova.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn and you are in command. The rest is history.

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

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals.
The village of Kondratovo is a temporary medal objective for the Allied 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 "Frozen River" rules (Terrains 47) to the two rivers.
- Use "Night Attacks" rules (Actions 19).

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

Remember, the transliteration of Selenova is now Zelenovo and Laskaturino is Loskatukhino.

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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