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The final approach and the beginning of the assault on Stalingrad, from 3 August to 12 September 1942. The destruction of the 62nd Sov Army in the loop of the Don Bend and the German advance to Stalingrad, the battle for the town having begun historically around 15/09.
Cond. of victory very difficult for the German! he must take the 2 hexes of Stalingrad 2 months before the historical date on 15/11 where he controlled 90% of the city.

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Victory Conditions:
If at any time the Axis player meets one of these conditions, he immediately gains a strategic victory:
(a) The Axis pulls out three multi-step mechanized units by Input Zone H (B4742 / B4744) or I (B4532). Units must be able to trace a refueling line (of any length) from the exit hex to a friendly source at the time of exit.
(b) The Axis possesses Stalingrad (B3049 & B3050). Refueling is not taken into account for this automatic condition

Part played with Vassal rather laborious for the Germans especially the 4th Panzer Armee (PZA) at the beginning German units not only Romanians to the south of the Don, poor dice, bad markers of forces and I am probably too late on the 62 Sov Army Sov around Surovikino and did not cross the Don quickly towards Kalatch

I think it 's high demanding and now I' ve modified it with
Minor Victory of the Axis if it has a Stalingrad hex (B3049 or B3050). Refueling is not taken into account for this victory condition

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Erratas not officials but historicals for this scenario :

The 22nd Pz Division does not deserve the combat rating A but B is one of the weakest with a majority of light tanks Panzer 38(t), when it arrives each unit have - 1 step, the worst being the 27th Pz Division created with a part of the 22nd.

The Barbo Cavalry Rgt is a Brigade
The 369th Croatian Rgt is missing
There are no Romanian reinforcements, the 18th arrives later it is the 20th which is initialy present.
3rd romanian Army HQ arrives later it is the VI Rom Corps HQ which is present.

End GT 3
6 German Army ( 6A ) attack the 62 Sov Army around Surovikino also begin to penetrate the end of the Don bed and the 4th Panzer Armee ( 4 PZA ) is progressing fairly well south-west of Stalingrad






 
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Barbo might have been designated a brigade, but it was the size of a regiment...

369 Croat has already been incorporated into 100 Le... hence the A rating while all other 2 regt light divisions are B.

Reinforcements are set to conform with the rest of the game. 27 Pz does only have one unit and it therefore the weakest.
 
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End GT 4

6 German Army ( 6A ) always attack the 62 Sov Army around Surovikino which is now very much diminished also penetrate the end of the Don bed and the
4th Panzer Armee ( 4 PZA ) is progressing fairly well south-west of Stalingrad.

I made a mistake by not sending quickly enough 24 Pz with 4 PZA as historicaly.
Also the rule with different abilities for Germans HQ is a challenge with mainly only 2 which can to be supported, with great capabilities différences between the two.
 
 

 
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6 German Army always attack the 62 Sov Army remains only some units to Surovikino.

And the 4th Panzer Armee begins to encounter more serious Soviet resistance to south-west of Stalingrad. With also german Mech units especialy 14 Pz which have low Strentgh shits.

Historically 4 PZA had a lot difficulty during her offensive in the area around Abganerovo with hills and Soviet fortified defenses.






 
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End GT 7

No advance for Axis, 6A is positioned along the Don, poor dies for 4 PZA attacks and Italian replace German units to North



 
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End GT 8

Similar situation as to GT 7

No advance for Axis, 6A is positioned along the Don, poor dies for 4 PZA ( S-W of the Don ) attacks and attempt to overflow south of Stalingrad without success.
And with the little success of the last Axis attacks the Soviets had few losses and its front densifies with even behind units in reserve.






 
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End GT 9:

6th German Army area : unsuccessful attack from the bridgehead on the Don.

4th Panzer Armee area ( S-E of the Don ): again a attack to south of Stalingrad with German Mechanized units without success.


 
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End GT 10 :

6 German Army area : No changes with in general poor dies

4th Panzer Armee area ( S-E of the Don ) : German Mechanized units OOS ! and Russian tactical retirement to strengthen their front line.
Axis side blocked !


 
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End GT 11 :

6th German Army area : finally the attacks are able to enlarge the bridgehead, several Soviet Tank Corps arrive to contain the thrust

4th Panzer Armee area ( S-E of the Don ) : no advance and new Russian tactical retirement to strengthen the front line


 
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End GT 12 :

Always also difficult for Axis which only strengthens her bridgehead over the Don, Soviets moves units to consolidate the front around.


 
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End GT 13 :

End of game stopped 1 GT before the end

Soviet Victory



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