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The Forest North of Karachev ETO (id:#58940)
The Bunker (Dispatches from the Bunker # 4 ID:DB008)
(Revision: MMP: ASL Journal #2 J23)
Designer: Vic Provost
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In response to the increasing pressure of the Soviet offensive to take Karachev and sever the rail link between Briansk and Orel, Panzer Division Grossdeutschland was shifted to the region northwest of Orel. To foil the Soviet plans, the division was split into several Kampfgruppe and sent into villages in the forest to the northeast of Karachev. July 28th saw the initial test of the newly established German positions. The Soviets, with the aid of heavy artillery support, managed to take Alisovo, but ran into stiff resistance from elements of Grossdeutschland at Kusmenkovo.
Attacker: Russian (Elements of the 31st Guards Infantry Division)
Defender: German (Elements of Bataillon II, PzG Reg. Grossdeutschland, Panzergrenadier Division Grossdeutschland)  
Turns: 6.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Kusmenkovo, USSR 1943-07-28
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:12.0 D:10.0
AFVs: A:4
T-34 M43 x 4

StuG IIIG x 1

Guns: A:0 D:1
7.5cm PaK 40 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Bd 37 woods/roads are Paths. No Cellars. Buildings wooden.
Map Board(s): 32 37
Overlays: NONE
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Avg Rating: 6.00Votes: 4
Views: 1615
To-Play list count: 2
Estimated Play time: 4.7 hours
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ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
The Forest North of Karachev
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[A] German 8
[D] Russian 12
Saturday 18 January 2020 07:25:20 AM  (c)dramsey 2020