Opération Bagration - June 22, 1944 - June 26, 1944

Battle of Witebsk
Eastern Front By: Mr_Simon - Last update: 10/17/2012
Axis Player: Allied Player:
x4 x7 x6 x7
    first You play first


Historical Background:
Operation Bagration was the codename for the Soviet 1944 Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation during World War II, which cleared German forces from the Belorussian SSR and eastern Poland between 22 June and 19 August 1944.
The operation was named after 18th?19th century Georgian Prince Pyotr Bagration, general of the Imperial Russian Army who received a mortal wound at the Battle of Borodino.

Briefing:
Operation Bagration began with an encircling movement around Witebsk with the 5th Guards Tank Army (middle) and the 6th Guards Army (right), that brought about the encirclement of the Third Panzer Army.
All the attempts (Kampfgrupp Von Gotteberg) to break through the russian lines fell through.

Conditions of Victory:
Russian's got 6 cards and play first - He doesn't play with the Political Commissar rules
German's got 4 cards
7 medals is needed to win
The control of the city of Witebsk gives one medal (only the hex with the German Combat
Engineers counts) - the German start with one medal
All the Russian units that leave the map by the road to Minsk give one medal

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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