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The Dead of Winter ETO (id:#56523)
Avalon Hill (Classic ASL ID:T 6)
Prior Publication: AH: The General 24-2: ASL T6(Revision: MMP Website (Download))
See Also: The Dead of Winter by Avalon Hill
Designer: Unknown
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
The German army was frozen in place. Bitter cold and deep snow made the thinly-clad Wehrmacht dig in and fight first for warmth, then the Russians. The Siberians were well equipped for war in the snow, but the Soviet High Command still threw them piecemeal at the German strongpoints. The much-heralded Soviet winter counteroffensive was in fact a series of small-unit actions amongst the white and evergreen of the Russian winter. The raid on the crossroads northwest of Staritsa was just one of many. To protect the critical crossroads, the Germans had cut a maze of trenchworks through the snow. If not in comfort, at least in cover, sentries peered into the snowy distance. Deep silence. Then, the sound of tank engines. The white, boxy shapes of T-34s with their snowmen-like supporting troops emerged from the east heading straight for the crossroads.
Attacker: Russian (31st Soviet Army)
Defender: German (Infanterie Regiment 18, Infanterie Division 26)  
Turns: 4.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Northwest of Staritsa, Russia 1941-12-29
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:6.0 D:3.0
AFVs: A:3
T-34 M40 x 3

PzKpfw IVE x 1

Guns: A:0 D:1
3.7cm PaK 35/36 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: DS, EW, roads buried. A: Winter Camo. D: German Pz IVE is dug-in.
Map Board(s): 4
Overlays: NONE
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Pte Parts Added a playing2019-08-27 23:35:49
RJenulis Added a playing2019-08-05 20:34:27
Pyth Rated the scenario2019-07-01 23:12:10
Jdorff Added a playing2019-03-08 03:06:27
hoxson1 Modified the location2019-01-08 16:55:07
Last Played:
2019-03-08(A) Juhani Bonsdorff vs self German winRussians exited 2 AFVs with 1 left mired in trench. German Infantry suffered heavy casualties but a leader, squad and MMG was just able to prevent Russian infantry from exiting board.
2018-11-17(A) Kermit Mullins vs Dan Best Russian winQuick playing scenario as Dan and I finished in roughly two hours. I muffed the exit location right off the bad and moved straight ahead before realizing I had to exit in the southeast corner. Dan's 9-2 and MMG wrecked my infantry and killed all but one squad and the 8-0. tanks all managed to exit and I managed to steal the win.
2018-08-14(D) Shane Pask vs German winRussians led with the tanks and lost one to DC on turn 1. The other two exited turn 3. Russians slaughtered my infantry but without tank support, my guns mauled the Russian infantry. Final VP tally 18 out of 20 needed. 3 Russian squads became fanatic (but still failed to reach the exit point).
2017-02-22(A) David Garvin vs Logan Stallings German win
2017-02-10(A) Richard Jenulis vs Rick Fehenbacher Russian winNWASL Championship 2017
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The Dead of Winter [Confirmed]
[A] German 87
[D] Russian 64
Wednesday 18 September 2019 09:45:10 AM  (c)dramsey 2019