5th July 1943, the start of one of the pivotal battles of the Second World War. After two turns of initial jockeying for position our campaign steps up a notch as the German panzers try to take the Soviet village of Butovo.
Category: Battle Reports
After a short sharp exchange of fire at the Soviets’ outer picket line the German attackers are about to hit the first of the endless belts of defences they’d have to fight through in the Kursk campaign. Can the German pioneers force a breach through the minefields?
Kursk! The greatest battle of the Second World War, where the invincible German war machine would go head-to-head with the immense Soviet juggernaut. Well, our Chain of Command table isn’t quite that epic in scale, but it is the first game of a new campaign, and the fate of the world (or at least toy […]
So far our Chain of Command campaigns have all taken place on the western front in the later period of WW2, a time when the Germans had largely been beaten, even if they hadn’t admitted it yet. But now we’re moving on to the main event: the Eastern Front, and a time when the result […]
Holding the Scottish Corridor open by the skin of their teeth, the men of the 15th Scottish Infantry Division had managed to wrest the initiative from the Germans. As light fell at the end of the day’s fighting they were launching a localised counter-attack to clear the enemy from the outskirts of Colleville.