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Hotly Contested Town ETO (id:#61346)
(BFP 4: Crucible of Steel ID:BFP-96)
Designer: Chas Smith
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The Gross Deutschland renewed its offensive the morning of 9 July with vigor. The 2nd Battalion, Panzergrenadier Regiment GD made the main attack on Verkopenye, reinforced with PzIVs, Tigers, and Panthers. The attack kicked off at 0700 with a massive dive bomber attack on the village. The armor attacked from the south supporting the infantry as they made the assault. The Germans had to clear the defenders house by house, receiving intense flanking fire from the west.
Attacker: German (Battalion II, Panzergrenadier Regiment "Grossdeutschland")
Defender: Russian (6th Tank Corps)  
Turns: 7.5     Players: 2     OBA: German     Night: No
Verkhopenye, Russia 1943-07-09
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:23.0 D:21.0
AFVs: A:9
PzKpfw IVF2 x 2
PzKpfw IVF1 x 1
PzKpfw IVH x 3
PzKpfw VD x 2
PzKpfw VIE x 1

T-70 x 1
T-34 M43 x 2
SU-122 x 1
SU-76M x 2
M3 MT x 2

Guns: A:0 D:5
50mm RM obr. 40 x 1
82mm BM obr. 37 x 1
45mm PTP obr. 42 x 1
57mm PTP obr. 43 x 1
76.2mm PP obr. 27 x 1
37mm ZP obr. 39 x 1
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: Rubbled buildings. A: Air Support w D: FB6 (Tunnels NA)
Map Board(s): 56 57
Overlays: NONE
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von_meyer Added a playing2019-08-19 04:28:39
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2019-08-13(A) Gordon Jupp vs Neil Brunger Russian winCracking game, had everything..both my Panthers caught fire on engine starts, multiple Russian gun breakages, heroes, berserk, good fun! Came down to last CC, when a Russian crew ambushed my attackers and withdrew into one of the VC buildings that I had captured but hadn't garrisoned!
2017-09-12(A) Tom Kearney vs Al Saltzman Russian winCrucible of Steel linked.
2016-03-04(D) Kevin Killeen vs Pat Palma Russian win
2014-01-01(D) Gordon Jupp vs Nick Holmshaw Russian winAnother really close and interesting game from the COS pack - Germans couldn't quite get there but it was stirring stuff!
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To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 14 hours
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Hotly Contested Town [Confirmed]
[A] Russian 5
[D] German 3
Monday 16 September 2019 06:12:30 PM  (c)dramsey 2019