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Strachwitz's Last Blitzkreig

Latvia, 20th August 1944: After breaking through the Soviet lines south of Dzuktse "Panzer Verbande Strachwitz" under the command of Major General Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz, holder of the Knight's Cross with Oakleaves, Swords and Diamonds makes a daring attack to break the Soviet encirclement of Army Group North.

Map size: 3.6Km x 2.4Km

Total points combined: Approx 21 000 combined.

Authors: George McEwan and Charlie Meconis

This Version: 08

Designers Note: This scenario is classed as semi-historical as we have had to make compromises with the map scale and terrain to fit them into a CMBB battle frame.

  • Date: 20th August 1944
  • Region: North
  • Battle Type: Axis Attack
  • Attacker Comes From: Surprise!
  • Game Length: 65+
  • Number of Flags: 8 small/10 large
  • Opening Battle Slot: Afternoon
  • Ground Condition: Very dry
  • Temperature: Warm
  • Defender: Soviets
  • Map Contours: Gentle

Playing the Battle

It is recommend that you play this H2H. It will play out as German Vs Soviet AI only (note due to German OOB it will not play out the other way). If playing against the Soviet AI give the AI a +2 CEB.

Before playing please check your side specific brief very carefully - there is critical information contained therein.

We have had to make compromises with the map scale, terrain and unit sizes to fit them into a CMBB battle frame.

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