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Flaming Star ETO (id:#62537)
(Rally Point #11 ID:RPT105)
Designer: Evan Sherry
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Hero of the Soviet Union Lieutenant Ivan Khitsenko’s IS-2 tanks and supporting guards infantry attack defending German infantry and Tiger tanks. (Background on Khitsenko's award: In a previous battle, Khitsenko, a young commander met a sudden advance of 10 German Tiger tanks. He did not retreat but destroyed 5 Tigers before his T-34 was burned.)
Attacker: Russian (No more details)
Defender: German (No more details)  
Turns: 5.5     Players: 2     OBA: None     Night: No
Karniewo, Poland 1945-01-15
Unit Counts:
Squads: A:8.0 D:6.0
AFVs: A:6
IS-2 x 6

PzKpfw VIE (L) x 4

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: GS, Mist (+1 LV hindrance), WC
Map Board(s): 44 69
Overlays: NONE
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Latest Updates:
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-03-05 12:41:43
hoxson1 Modified the overlays2019-01-04 13:44:26
hoxson1 Modified the misc. rules2019-01-04 13:43:02
von Marwitz Added a playing2018-12-05 17:44:08
buser333 Added a playing2018-07-11 14:30:54
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2018-12-05(A) X von Marwitz vs Gerrit Gericke Russian winThis time I played this as the Russians. A quick and dirty action which was over at the start of German Turn 2 as due to his setup I could pick off 3 Tigers in the first Russian PFPh. Full AAR to be found under this link:
2018-07-11(A) Jeff B vs Elmo Menon Russian winAll Tigers were eliminated by the end of Turn 2. Without them there is absolutely no way the Germans can stand up to the Russians. Even with them the Germans have no answer for the heavily armored Russian tanks. The best bet is probably for the Germans to setup all tanks in buildings and just sit there concealed as long as possible. At best this makes for an extremely boring defensive game. At worst this one is a complete walkover.
2018-06-29(D) X von Marwitz vs Michael Koch Russian win1945 East Front action with Tigers on the German side and IS-2's on the Russian side. I had the Germans in this one and found it diffcult to come up with a good defence for the situation. My defence may have been sound, alas I overlooked one crucial location for a Russian tank from which he could unhinge my armored defence. To stand up with Tigers to IS-2's is audacious, but without Tiger support, the German infantry is in trouble. I did not contrieve to find a satisfactory solution for the problem, so my opponent won in a pretty straightforward way with his Russians.
2017-10-02(A) Michael Rodgers vs Rob Banozic Russian winGerman player started all Tigers in wooden buildings. Tigers had trouble vs IS-2 armour. Russians hid from Tigers on turn 1. After three turns, four Tigers were gone and one IS-2 was gone. German conceded soon after.
2016-11-05(A) Dan Best vs Carl Nardin German win
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Avg Rating: 6.00Votes: 7
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To-Play list count: 1
Estimated Play time: 3.9 hours
Recorded Games: 6
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