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0724_01a: Breakout of Group Zhuravlev - [HTH] - PzC 15 Stalingrad '42

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0724_01a: Breakout of Group Zhuravlev - [HTH]

By Rick Bancroft
Russia 10 - 2 - 10 Axis
Rating: 8.66 (20)
Games Played: 22
SM: 3
Turns: 27
Type: Stock
First Side: Russia
Second Side: Axis
Don River bend, 125 kms W of Stalingrad, July 24th 1942:The drive by the German 6th Army into the great Don River bend, aimed at Kalach, had pocketed a number of Soviet formations around the town of Mayorovskiy. These units were placed under the command of Col. Zhuravlev. These units did, in fact, break out to the east. Can you break out, with the assistance of the two tank corps, and force your way to the east? [Size, medium] Designer's Note: This scenario has been optimized for HTH play.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
PK Powers's ProfilePK Powers Well Balanced 10
Reiryc's ProfileReiryc Slightly Pro Russia 4
sja_ski's Profilesja_ski Moderately Pro Russia 8
Oldman's ProfileOldman Moderately Pro Russia 7
Barbarrossa.'s ProfileBarbarrossa. Slightly Pro Axis 6
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Axis Sargiunas's Profile Sargiunas vs. jeffro jeffro's Profile Russia Axis Major Victory 54 6
Russia philm's Profile philm vs. Jolly Roger Jolly Roger's Profile Axis Russia Minor Victory 42 18
Axis Kool Kat's Profile Kool Kat vs. Landser34 Landser34's Profile Russia Axis Major Victory 54 6
Russia redboot's Profile redboot vs. EldarEldrad EldarEldrad's Profile Axis Draw 30 30
Axis redboot's Profile redboot vs. smurf309 smurf309's Profile Russia Draw 30 30
PK Powers
I really liked it, many options to consider, destined to be a classic
Buffaloes
A very intriguing scenario with three distinct Russian groups at the outset and Germans scattered everywhere. One of the most interesting scenarios I've played, with several options for each player.
raizer
stock scenario has the russian 34s at C quality
redboot
Staff Sergeant
redboot Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:04 am
A lot going on in this one. Both sides have several choices on how to proceed. Our game came down to the last roll of the dice. Very good scenario.
Kool Kat
Major General
Kool Kat Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:47 pm
An exciting and interesting scenario with the Germans trying to contain and neutralize the encircled Soviet formations while fending off a Russian tank corps attempting to break through from the East. Both sides will simultaneously be on the attack and adopting defense postures throughout the game. The Germans must aggressively attack, advance, and encircle any individual Russian units while keeping defense lines intact. Careful management of artillery and keeping the gun tubes within range of the rapidly shifting front lines is critical to German success. Between equal players this is a balanced scenario with either side able to achieve victory. A "must play" Stalingrad '42 scenario with several offensive and defensive options available to each player!
Regards, Mike / "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week." - George S. Patton /
philm
Corporal
philm Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:41 pm
Opportunities for both sides to attack and defend...although would recommend Alt version as a better choice...
jeffro
Private 1st Class
jeffro Sun May 24, 2020 11:18 am
The Russian player must focus on the objectives. A few turns of not doing so is the difference between victory and defeat.