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Iron Coffins ETO (id:#61330)
(BFP 4: Crucible of Steel ID:BFP-81)
See Also: Iron Coffins by Broken Ground Design Iron Coffins by Critical Hit
Designer: Chas Smith
Starter kit scenario?:    Deluxe scenario?:
German (SS)Russian
After some delay due to soft ground and infantry battling through the first line of the defense, the armored spearhead of the Das Reich finally got moving. One group consisted of a “half-company” of Tigers along with other panzers that sent some Russian infantry fleeing for the cover of buildings. The group continued pushing forward and took a temporary halt near a ridge. One of the Tigers came under fire from the next ridge about 1 kilometer away. The Das Reich armored group moved forward to see a wave of tanks launching a counterattack at the. The Russian force consisted of T-34s and American made M3 Lee tanks. The Russian maneuver to blunt the German advance resulted in a swirling armored engagement.
Attacker: German (SS) (SS Panzergrenadier Division 2)
Defender: Russian (130th Tank Regiment)  
Turns: 6     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Near Beresov, Russia 1943-07-05
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:0.0 D:0.0
AFVs: A:15
PzKpfw VIE x 3
T-34 M41 x 2
PzKpfw IVH x 2
PzKpfw IVF1 x 2
PzKpfw IIIJ x 3
PzKpfw IIIL x 3

T-34 M41 x 7
M3 MT x 7
T-34 M43 x 9

Guns: A:0 D:0
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Tanks may not set up in Buildings. D: Tanks may set up Hull Down
Map Board(s): BFP-H BFP-I BFP-N
Overlays: NONE
Errata (source)
BFP-81 Options: The options should be reversed. The Board N image is flipped. The Board N # orientation is in the correct location.BFP website
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hoxson1 Uploaded an Image2019-07-22 14:21:08
hoxson1 Modified the overview2019-07-22 14:19:35
hoxson1 Modified the overlays2019-07-22 14:13:45
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-07-22 14:13:32
hoxson1 Modified the maps2018-06-12 16:27:03
Last Played:
2017-06-04(A) Tom Kearney vs Alan Saltzman German (SS) winThe Germans soundly defeated the Soviets. This was more of a gunnery exercise than anything else.
2015-11-28(D) nathan wegener vs Tobias W Russian winGreat fun - Russians charged mostly on one flank and overwhelmed the German defense aided by 6 MALF'd German tanks!!!
2014-03-09(A) Jeff Waldon vs Will Willow German (SS) winVASL
2012-10-06(A) Michael Rodgers vs Mark Humphries German (SS) winRussian tanks must run the gauntlet to reach the German held hill.
2011-11-24(D) nathan wegener vs Albert W Russian winGreat fun - Russians charged hard losing tanks left and right. Just enough left to close the range and even the odds knocking out the lighter targets. 2 Tigers malfed guns giving the victory to the Ruskies.
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Estimated Play time: 9.1 hours
Recorded Games: 5
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German (SS)3

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Iron Coffins [Confirmed]
[A] German 0
[D] Russian 0
Monday 14 October 2019 11:17:25 AM  (c)dramsey 2019