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Place of Honor ETO (id:#61348)
(BFP 4: Crucible of Steel ID:BFP-98)
Designer: Chas Smith
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German (SS)Russian
SS Panzergrenadier Division 1 was ordered to attack to Prokhorovka on 10 July. The Russians reinforced this area with elements of the 9th Guards Airborne Division, which defended the place of honor along the main road to Prokhorovka. The Germans had to fight their way through Hill 252, and after heavy fighting succeeded. The Panzergruppe commanded by Sturmbannfuehrer Peiper attacked Oktiabrskii from the western slope of Hill 252. A short but intense artillery barrage hammered Oktiabrskii, followed by waves of Stuka dive bombers. As the ground shuddered from the preparatory fire, the Germans advanced.
Attacker: German (SS) (SS Panzergrenadier Division 1)
Defender: Russian (3rd Battalion, 26th Guards Airborne Regiment, 9th Guards Airborne Division)  
Turns: 8     Players: 2     OBA: Both     Night: No
Oktiabrskii, Russia 1943-07-11
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:19.0 D:18.0
AFVs: A:25
PzKpfw IVF2 x 2
PzKpfw IVH x 3
PzKpfw IIIL x 1
sIG 38(t)M x 2
SPW 251/1 x 8
SPW 251/9 x 1
SPW 251/2 x 2
SPW 251/16 x 2
SdKfz 10/5 x 1
T-34 M41 x 1
SPW 250/10 x 2

T-34 M43 x 2
KV-1S x 4

Guns: A:0 D:6
45mm PTP obr. 32 x 2
76.2mm P obr. 39 x 4
Victory Conditions:
Exit VP: Building Control VC: Area Control VC:
Unit Based VC: LOS Style VC: CVP Cap:
Misc Rules: A: Air Support w D: Set up as if Germans were off board
Map Board(s): BFP-M DW-3a DW-3b
Overlays: NONE
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hoxson1 Modified the overlays2019-07-22 19:41:39
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hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-07-22 19:40:23
hoxson1 Modified the overview2019-07-22 19:38:48
Tomkrny Added a playing2019-02-18 15:47:34
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2017-10-14(A) Tom Kearney vs Al Saltzman German (SS) winCrucible of Steel linked.
2013-11-16(D) Gordon Jupp vs Nick Holmshaw Russian winA really good game - haven't had a bad one yet from the CoS pack - Nick played a canny game but twice the Russians went on mega rate tears with 76L guns and tore the German armour to pieces, such that the CVP cap was reached on turn 5...
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Avg Rating: 6.00Votes: 2
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To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 18.7 hours
Recorded Games: 2
Archive recorded plays:
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ROAR Data: (updated Nov 2019)
Place of Honor
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[A] German 2
[D] Russian 3
Sunday 15 December 2019 12:07:41 AM  (c)dramsey 2019