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Destruction of the Polish Armies - September 10, 1939

Unternehmen Fall Weiss - Operation Fall Weiss - Phase II
Eastern Front By: Randwulf - Last update: 02/06/2011
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x4 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
Phase II of the German invasion of Poland was the Destruction of the Polish Armies. German armor raced ahead cutting Polish units into ribbons as the Luftwaffe ruled the air attacking anything that moved. It was Rumored, in battles like this that the Polish cavalry charged German armor with lances and sabers. Later to be proved untrue, but still believed my many to this day.

German player gets 5 comand cards and moves first

Polish Player gets 4 comand cards

Conditions of Victory:
Germans 6 medals of which 2 must be Armored exits.
Any FULL Armor unit that exits the back of the board between the markers, counts as a medal. Any 3 damaged Armor units exited off count as one medal.

Polish 6 medals or deny the German any way of completing their Conditions.

Special Rules:
Blitz Rules are in effect.

Airpower card is normal for the Germans but played as Medics and Mechanics for the Polish.

Polish special infantry is the Polish Cavalry. See Cavalry rules on page 6 of the Eastern Front Expansion.

Scenario Bibliography:
Historical Scenario adapted from the Department of the Army pamphlet #20-255 the German Campaign in Poland by Major Robert Kennedy Infantry US Army.

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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