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[Ukraine] Battle of Tinovka - February 07, 1944 - February 10, 1944

Defense of Kampfgruppe Kuhlmann.
Eastern Front By: jdrommel - Last update: 07/31/2022
Axis Player: Allied Player:
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Historical Background:
In early February 1944, near the Tcherkassy pocket, Tigre tank of Obersturmf├╝hrer Michael Wittmann was involved in the battle of Tinovka as part of the Kampfgruppe Kuhlmann (1.SS-Panzer-Division "Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler"). During three days, Tiger and Panther tanks of the Kampfgruppe made a hard battle against Soviet tanks advancing in the area Tinovka/Votylevka/Fediukovka. The battle ended on the 10th February when the enemy ceased the attack and entrenched in defensive positions.
The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

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

Conditions of Victory:
7 medals.
The three city hexes of Votylevka form a Temporary Majority Medal Objective worth 1 medal for whoever controls the town.

Special Rules:
- Use "Specialized Units" and "Elite Armor" rules (Troops 2) to all Axis infantry and tanks units (except Tiger tanks). Badges are not required.
- Use "Tiger" rules (Troops 16) to the two Axis armored units with a single figure.

Scenario Bibliography:
- Album Historique "Tiger, le bataillon de chars lourds de la Leibstandarte" - Editions Heimdal.
- Satellite image of the area.

Warning:
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.

Set-up Order
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