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The Backhand Blow ETO (id:#58978)
The Bunker (Dispatches from the Bunker #20 ID:DB045)
Designer: Vic Provost
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German (SS)Russian
The Russians captured Kharkov in mid-February, and Hitler himself immediately ordered a counter-offensive to regain the city. Von Manstein put together the plan that would use the 2nd SS Panzer Korps as the spearhead in the assault. Circling around the perimeter of the city for more than a week, the SS troops fought skirmishes in many villages in the suburbs around the city. Then in the second week of March, Lieutenant General Paul Hausser, commander of the 2nd SS Panzer Korps, went with his gut instincts and delivered the ‘Backhand Blow’, crashing into the city from the north.
Attacker: German (SS) (Elements of SS Panzergrenadier Regiment 1 and Kampgruppe Meyer)
Defender: Russian (Elements of the 69th Army and 3rd Tank Army)  
Turns: 7.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Kharkov, USSR 1943-03-11
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:13.0 D:18.0
AFVs: A:7
PzKpfw VIE x 3
PzKpfw IVH x 2
PzKpfw IIIN x 1
Marder III(t)H x 1

T-34 M41 x 2
T-34 M43 x 2

Guns: A:0 D:2
45mm PTP obr. 42 x 1
57mm PTP obr. 43 x 1
50mm RM obr. 40 x 2
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: GS, Sappers, No Quarter, Fortified Building, Molotov capability, Fanatic
Map Board(s): 23 49
Overlays: NONE
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Hutch Modified the Defender's Guns2017-10-12 07:02:43
Hutch Modified the unit counts2017-10-12 07:02:43
hoxson1 Uploaded the Board image2017-09-27 15:27:51
pybarrondo Linked the scenario to ROAR2017-02-23 05:01:35
hoxson1 Modified the Theatre2016-09-02 19:48:47
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The Backhand Blow [Confirmed]
[A] German 3
[D] Russian 10
Tuesday 20 March 2018 11:48:43 AM  (c)dramsey 2018