When WWII broke out, the Ukrainian Insurrection Army (UPA) was an organized and efficient popular army. Soon after the end of the war, Stalin decided to bring a definitive conclusion to the rebellious tendencies of the regionís citizenry. Fearing Ďpolitical contaminationí, the Bolsheviks engaged special NKVD brigades under the authority of the Minister of Internal Affairs, and on Stalinís personal demand, supported by independent heavy tank regiments.
Attacker: Russian (Elements of NKVD Special Brigade)
Defender: Partisan (UPA) (Elements of UPS Berditshev Group)