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Operation Mars 1942 Red God of War (Lost Battles) - War in the East

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Operation Mars 1942 Red God of War (Lost Battles)

By John Young - Red Lancer
USSR 2 - 1 - 1 Axis
Rating: 5.35 (2)
Games Played: 4
SM: 2
Turns: 11
Type: Stock
First Side: USSR
Second Side: Axis
Operation Mars 1942. Red God of War (Lost Battles).
24 November 1942 - 8 February 1943.

Historical Overview:
As Vasilevsky defeated the Axis at Stalingrad, Zhukov sought to do the same to Army Group Centre. However Zhukov didn't have the advantage of being able to launch his initial attacks against poor quality Axis allies in order to break through the German defensive lines.

Scenario Overview:
This scenario recreates the Soviet Operation Mars. The Soviet player should initially seek to bring about the destruction of the German 9th Army by cutting off the Rzhev salient. An Axis player should seek to hold on to the towns of Rzhev, Velikiye Luki, Vyasma, Vitebsk and Smolensk.

Scenario Length: 11 turns.
Axis Admin Points per turn: 15
Soviet Admin Points per turn: 25
There is no Axis player turn on turn 1.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
fritzfarlig's Profilefritzfarlig Totally Pro Axis 1
fritzfarlig's Profilefritzfarlig Well Balanced 8
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
USSR fritzfarlig's Profile fritzfarlig vs. itlnprd itlnprd's Profile Axis USSR Minor Victory 24 16
Axis itlnprd's Profile itlnprd vs. fritzfarlig fritzfarlig's Profile USSR Draw 20 20
USSR Chasseur's Profile Chasseur vs. cavalry corps cavalry corps's Profile Axis USSR Minor Victory 24 16
Axis Contra's Profile Contra vs. Colleoni Colleoni's Profile USSR Axis Minor Victory 24 16