The 11th Panzer Division commenced their attack in the morning of 9 July, and by mid-day had penetrated positions of the 3rd Mechanized Corps. The 86th Tank Brigade defended villages along the highway south of Novoselovka. During these engagements, the Russian launched local counter attacks in an effort to slow the German advance. In one such instance, a platoon comprised of two T-34s and two Valentines counterattacked.
Attacker: German ((Panzer Division 11)
Defender: Russian (86th Tank Brigade)
Turns: 6 Players: 2 OBA: None Night: No
South of Novoselovka, Russia 1943-07-09
Squads: A:14.0 D:11.0
AFVs: A:5 PzKpfw IVH x 2 PzKpfw IVF1 x 1 PzKpfw IIIL x 2