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Operation Barbarossa - War in the East

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Grigsby Ops Ladder

Operation Barbarossa

By Don Lazov
Axis 1 - 0 - 5 USSR
Rating: 6.56 (5)
Games Played: 6
SM: 4
Turns: 24
Type: Custom
First Side: Axis
Second Side: USSR

Historical Overview: In the early hours of the 22nd of June 1941 the Axis Powers unleashed Operation Barbarossa, the codename for the invasion of Soviet Russia. Scenario Overview: This scenario has the objectives originally set by OKH for Operation Barbarossa, so the Axis player will need to achieve significantly more than the historical result to achieve even a minor victory. The Axis player must make maximum use of the advantages of a surprise attack and conduct a lightning campaign (Blitzkrieg) in order to destroy the Red Army before it has a chance to escape and recover to launch a counterattack during the coming winter of 1941-‘42. The Soviet player must delay the Axis while digging defensive lines to protect key cities and looking for opportunities to damage over-extended Axis spearheads.

Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Ricky B's ProfileRicky B Moderately Pro USSR 8
Contra's ProfileContra Moderately Pro USSR 9
Currahee's ProfileCurrahee Well Balanced 8
fritzfarlig's Profilefritzfarlig Totally Pro USSR 9
Currahee's ProfileCurrahee Slightly Pro USSR 7