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The Sixth Blow ETO (id:#56081)
Multi-Man Publishing (ASL 12 - Armies of Oblivion ID:116)
See Also: The Sixth Blow by Multi-Man Publishing
Designer: Pete Shelling
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
 
Balance:
Russian / PartisanGerman / Hungarian
Overview:
In the Carpathian Mountains, the STAVKA operational plan for 1944 called for successive assaults to retake all the territory lost to the Nazis. While the “fifth blow” of the plan against Army Group Center was winding down, Marshall Konev's First Ukrainian Front assembled near Brody to deliver the sixth blow. The rugged terrain of the Carpathians helped General Harpe compensate for the overwhelming numerical superiority of the Russians. Not to be denied, Marshal Konev reorganized his operational units into Corps-sized Cavalry Mechanized Groups in which the tank brigades supported the horse cavalry in the deep penetrations.
Attacker: Russian / Partisan (Cavalry Mechanized Group Pilev: 30th Cavalry Division and 219th Tank Brigade and local Partisans)
Defender: German / Hungarian (German 35th Panzer Regiment, 4th Panzer Division and 4th Cavalry Brigade and First Royal Hungarian Cavalry Division)  
Turns: 8.5     Players: 2     OBA: Russian / Partisan     Night: No
Skopce, Poland 1944-07-12
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:26.0 D:23.0
AFVs: A:8
Sherman III(a) x 4
SU-85 x 2
M3A1 SC x 2

D:8
39M Csaba x 1
PzKpfw VG x 2
PzKpfw IVH x 2
FlakPz IV/37 x 1
SPW 251/1 x 2

Guns: A:0
50mm RM obr. 40 x 2
PTRD-41 ATR x 2
D:2
Skoda M15 x 2
7.92 PzB 39 ATR x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Cavalry both sides. A: Air Support. Partisans may not Deploy or form multi-loc Firegroups
Map Board(s): 2 47 50
Overlays: NONE
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Latest Updates:
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hoxson1 Modified the Attacker2018-10-22 13:10:33
hoxson1 Modified the overview2018-01-15 14:39:53
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2018-01-15 14:35:19
hoxson1 Modified the Unit Elements2018-01-15 14:31:44
hoxson1 Modified the Attacker2018-01-15 14:30:18
Last Played:
2017-07-29(A) Gordon Jupp vs Nick Holmshaw Russian / Partisan winExcellent scenario, worth investing the time to play! I pushed down both flanks, particulalrly as one of the Panthers occupied the level 4 hill and frightened my AFV's! The northern flank got destroyed but the southern one suceeded and managed to pip the CVP score of the Hungarians.
2012-08-15(D) Andy Beaton vs Richard Hooks German / Hungarian winRussian rockets failed, but so did the useless German Panthers. It was the Mark IV's that were killing every Russian tank that showed themselves. Those, an extra tough Hungarian MMG squad and Russian pilots in a hurry to get back to the airbase for Borscht Day at the caf gave me the win.
2010-06-01(D) nathan wegener vs Peter W Russian / Partisan win
2009-06-03(D) Keith Colins vs Scott sterrit German / Hungarian win
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Statistics:
Avg Rating: 8.00Votes: 5
Views: 1981
To-Play list count: 3
Estimated Play time: 15.9 hours
Recorded Games: 4
Archive recorded plays:
Russian / Partisan2
German / Hungarian2
Drawn:0

ROAR Data:
The Sixth Blow [Confirmed]
[A] Partisan/Russian 10
[D] German/Hungarian 19
Tuesday 13 November 2018 12:05:52 AM  (c)dramsey 2018