Rail Yard Blues
“Totenkopf” SS panzer kampfgruppe attacks a Soviet held rail yard and village during the Kessel battles near Kirovograd in early January 1944.
Map Size: 1km x 1.2km
Total Points Combined: 7000
Axis/Allied Bonus: none
Best played as H2H or as the Germans Vs Soviet AI; for the first attempt playing against the AI use ‘stick to scenario default', depending on your experience give AI a combat experience bonus e.g. crack players +3; veteran players +2; regular players +1; green players no bonus.
This is a fictional scenario and is based on accounts of actual actions covered in:
“Armour Battles of the Waffen SS, 1943 – 45” by Will Fey
“Chronicle of the 7. Panzer Kompanie 1 st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte” by Ralf Tiemann.
“From The Don to The Dnepr” by David M. Glantz“Steel Storm: Waffen SS Panzer Battles on the Eastern Front 1943 – 1945” by Tim Ripley.