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Hill 621 ETO (id:#56512)
Avalon Hill (Classic ASL ID:E)
Prior Publication: SL 5, AH: The General 23-2 ASL E(Revision: MMP Website (Download))
See Also: Hill 621 by Avalon Hill
Designer: John Hill
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
 
Balance:
RussianGerman
Overview:
In late June 1944, the Soviets began what eventually would be known as the “Destruction of Army Group Center”. The key to this offensive was the city of Minsk. Should it be captured, numerous German formations would be hopelessly cut off. One of the vital routes for the German retreat was via Stolbtsky Highway which ran behind a series of low ridges and then crossed the Berezina River south of Minsk. On July 1st, the much overworked and understrength German 170th Infantry Division was overwhelmed by elements of the Fifth Guards Army. The survivors took to their heels and attempted to patch together a defense along the last line of ridges overlooking the escape route to Minsk. The Russians, in probing for a weakness in the German line, had managed to overrun the German-held village of Letornovski and were boiling towards the ridges. Hurriedly gathered German reinforcements were converging in an attempt to patch up the line and hold Hill 621, key to the defense.
Attacker: Russian (Elements of 5th Guards Army)
Defender: German (Retreating elements of 170th Infantry Division)  
Turns: 10     Players: 2     OBA: German     Night: No
Near Minsk, Russia 1944-07-01
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:56.0 D:13.0
AFVs: A:13
SU-152 x 2
SU-122 x 3
ZIS-5 x 2
T-34 M43 x 6

D:15
PzKpfw IVH x 4
SPW 251/1 x 5
PzKpfw IIIN x 1
StuG IIIG (L) x 2
SPW 251/sMG x 1
SPW 250/1 x 1
StuH 42 x 1

Guns: A:0 D:2
7.5cm PaK 40 x 1
5cm PaK 38 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: At start all German units undergo morale checks, if they fail, they are broken.
Map Board(s): 2 3 4
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
In the version appearing in ASL Classic, the Russian reinforcements shown as entering on Turn 3 should instead enter on Turn 5.MMP
Note: the OBA is listed as Russian on the Scenario Archive here, but the Germans have the OBA according to the Scenario CardScenario Card
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Latest Updates:
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Kydder Added a playing2020-01-25 21:56:16
Allister01 Added a playing2020-01-07 16:53:23
jwert02 Added a playing2020-01-04 15:41:00
B-E Karlsson Added a playing2019-12-08 12:58:33
lt_steiner Added a playing2019-07-27 04:44:13
Last Played:
2020-01-04(A) Jason Wert vs Mike Daschbach Russian win
2020-01-03(D) Louis Langdeau vs Lee M German winCrazy game. I set up too far forward, and my inexperience with artillery showed with how badly my 80mm spotter was positioned. I managed to scrape together just enough resistance that Lee didn't beat my fourth turn reinforcements to the hill, and set up in a reverse slope defense with my Panzers on the south hill overlooking the approaches to L3 of Hill 621. At this point, a big armor battle kicked off, with Lee pushing aggressively around the top to clear a path for his infantry, while shelling from afar with his SU-152s. I got the better of the exchanges, and once it was clear that my armor was going to finish off the last of his tanks, he called it.
2020-01-03(D) Louis Langdeau vs Lee M German winCrazy game. I set up too far forward, and my inexperience with artillery showed with how badly my 80mm spotter was positioned. I managed to scrape together just enough resistance that Lee didn't beat my fourth turn reinforcements to the hill, and set up in a reverse slope defense with my Panzers on the south hill overlooking the approaches to L3 of Hill 621. At this point, a big armor battle kicked off, with Lee pushing aggressively around the top to clear a path for his infantry, while shelling from afar with his SU-152s. I got the better of the exchanges, and once it was clear that my armor was going to finish off the last of his tanks, he called it.
2020-01-03(D) Louis Langdeau vs Lee M German winCrazy game. I set up too far forward, and my inexperience with artillery showed with how badly my 80mm spotter was positioned. I managed to scrape together just enough resistance that Lee didn't beat my fourth turn reinforcements to the hill, and set up in a reverse slope defense with my Panzers on the south hill overlooking the approaches to L3 of Hill 621. At this point, a big armor battle kicked off, with Lee pushing aggressively around the top to clear a path for his infantry, while shelling from afar with his SU-152s. I got the better of the exchanges, and once it was clear that my armor was going to finish off the last of his tanks, he called it.
2019-12-02(A) B-E Karlsson vs German German win
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ASL Journal 1: Page 46 (Scenario Analysis)Dave
MMP download web page containing Classic ASL scenarios (opens in new window)Jim Rupp
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SU-152:Soviet self-propelled 152 mm gun-howitzer
 
Statistics:
Avg Rating: 7.77Votes: 39
Views: 21330
To-Play list count: 12
Estimated Play time: 28.2 hours
Recorded Games: 30
Archive recorded plays:
Russian10
German18
Drawn:2

ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
Hill 621 [Confirmed]
[A] Russian 113
[D] German 98
Monday 17 February 2020 11:41:35 AM  (c)dramsey 2020