During April 1944 a series of attacks by the Red Army in the Iasśi sector was aimed at capturing the strategically important region. The German and Romanian forces successfully defended throughout the month of April. The attack aiming at Targul Frumos was the final attempt by the Red Army to achieve its goal of having a springboard into Romania for a summer offensive. Before they could establish any initiative, the Germans counterattacked with reserve Panzer Divisions. . . .This features a German panzergrenadier counterattack in Romania, against Soviet infantry supported by an antitank gun and a pair of AA cannon. The eponymous hare is Vasily Zaitsev of Stalingrad fame, here directing the AA unit. The Soviets are falling back to defend several buildings, while the Germans are pressed for time to take their scattered objectives.
Attacker: German (No more details)
Defender: Russian (No more details)
Turns: 5.5 Players: 2 OBA: None Night: No
Pugacheny, Romania 1944-05-10
Squads: A:14.0 D:10.0
AFVs: A:8 PzKpfw IVH x 1 PzKpfw IIIN x 1 StuG IIIG x 2 SPW 251/10 x 1 SPW 251/1 x 3
Guns: A:0 D:3 37mm ZP obr. 39 x 2 45mm PTP obr. 42 x 1