German half tracks, they’re so iconic. I’ve already got a couple of the standard 251/1 troop carriers, now they’re joined by the command variant, the 251/10:
With the failure of Soviet force to Hold the Line at Butovo, they’re now retreating towards the final objective of Cherkasskoye. Along the road both fit fighting men and the wounded struggle, and the Germans are right on their heels. Can they hold the Germans for long enough to evacuate their wounded and fall back […]
5th July 1943, south of Kursk. Smoke rises over the Russian town of Butovo. Tired Soviet infantrymen fall back, anxiously watching for their grey-clad enemy. German troops have pushed their way into the town, and the defence has been reduced to a running battle, trying to buy time and slow the attackers. Can the Red […]
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?
After their brief clash in the fields outside Ranville the Paras knew it wouldn’t be long before the Germans attacked again. The British had orders to hold Ranville and the vital bridges and glider landing grounds nearby, but they were short on men and had fallen back in the face of superior German numbers. But now […]