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The 24th "Panzer Cavalry" - The Matrix Games version of East Front II

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The 24th "Panzer Cavalry"

By D. Bevard
Axis 130 - 27 - 92 Allies
Rating: 8.37 (170)
Games Played: 249
SM: 2
Turns: 14
Type: Stock
First Side: Axis
Second Side: Allies
Blogodat, 60km W of Voronezh: [Best played against Human opponent] One objective for phase one of the German summer offensive of 1942 was the capture of Voronezh and the crossings on the Don River. The 24th Panzer Division, formerly the East Prussian 1st Cavalry Division, was assigned the task of spearheading the advance by Hoth's Fourth Panzer Army. With the dash of cavalry, its tanks raced across the Kshen River and through the Soviet 160th and 6th Rifle Divisions. In this fashion the 24th revived once more those classic armored thrusts of the first few weeks of the war, and demonstrated what a well-equipped, fresh and vigorously led panzer division could accomplish against the Russians. Near the village of Blogodat the 24th found elements of the 21st Motorized Rifle Brigade which were waiting for the 14th Tank Brigade to assemble as part of a planned Russian counteroffensive. In keeping with their heritage, the new "Panzer Cavalry" of the 24th Panzer Regiment dressed their lines and charged!
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A very nice smaller scenario; turned into a real brawl that wasn't settled till the last turn.
tough attacking for gmen
"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."George S. Patton
The Rattler
Good balanced engagement
German tanks must be careful due to lack of firepower as a "calvary" force
Balanced for PBEM- has a good mix of armor and infantry on both sides
Balanced for PBEM- has a good mix of armor and infantry on both sides
Lieutenant Colonel
Jeepster777 Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Fantastic slugfest between T-34's and Pz III's and Pz Iv's.
First Sergeant
fritzfarlig Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:54 am
Fun scenario I was waiting to long with my counterattack