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Battle of Volkovysk - June 28, 1941

Unternehmen Barbarossa
Eastern Front By: Count Dooku - Last update: 07/01/2010
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x5 x6 x4 x6
first You play first    

Historical Background:
On the morning of June 28th, 1941 the people of Volkovysk, a small community in the Soviet steppe, awoke to find Germans surrounding their city. The Soviet leaders ordered an evacuation of the troops in the area. The German forces, headed by Heinz Guderien, swept in and began advancing into Pripet Marshes. They advanced on the fleeing Soviet troops and began to engage with them in combat. The massive Red Army soon found their numbers dwindling and they were soon encircled. The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, you are in command, the rest is history.

Axis player take 5 command cards.
You move first.
Russian player take 4 command cards

Conditions of Victory:
6 medals
One hex of the town of Volkovysk count as a Victory Medal. Place an objective medal on the hex indicated. If the unit moves off or is eliminated it no longer counts.

Special Rules:
For Polish, Italian, and Yugoslavian Partisan special forces see page 14 in Terrain Pack
For the German special forces refer to Memoir 44
For the Soviet special forces refer to Eastern Front Expansion
The road block can only be used for whichever of the adversaries occupy 3 hexes of the town
The river is fordable see terrain pack.
the river is fordable
Russian command rules are in effect so are blitz rules.

Scenario Bibliography:
World War Two
HP Willmott, Robin Cross, and Charles Messenger
DK publishing USA

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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