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Der Ring Der 5 Panzer Division - Combat Mission: Red Thunder

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Der Ring Der 5 Panzer Division

By George MC
Axis 4 - 0 - 6 USSR
Rating: 8.88 (12)
Games Played: 10
SM: 10
Turns: 180
Type: Custom
First Side: Axis
Second Side: USSR
Downloads: 327
Map Size: 3km x 4.5km
Units: Both sides have around a battalion + each – although units are reduced in strength due to casualties etc.
Length: 03:00 (+0-15 minutes variable time)It’s unlikely, playing against the AI that you’ll need all this time, although playing H2H it might be useful.
NOTE: this scenario may take a while to load depending on your PC.
Designers: George ‘MC’ McEwan and Charlie Meconis
About the Scenario Name
The tile of the scenario comes from the ring that exists in the Nibelungenlied and made popular by Wagner in his opera. It's based on the idea that 5th Panzer went through multiple cycles of combat during German attempts to stem Operation Bagration. Each cycle involved a specific operation involved in countering Soviet attacks. So it was linking that concept of multiple events with a similar series of events as in Wagner's opera.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Expecting_at_crossroad's ProfileExpecting_at_crossroad Slightly Pro USSR 9
Expecting_at_crossroad's ProfileExpecting_at_crossroad Slightly Pro USSR 9
Lond0ner's ProfileLond0ner Well Balanced 7
Mad Mike's ProfileMad Mike Well Balanced 9
Panzer Lehr's ProfilePanzer Lehr Slightly Pro Axis 9
Expecting_at_crossroad Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:12 am
Big map. Various cross-country terrain. Big variability of tactical plans for both sides.
Mad Mike
Major General
Mad Mike Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:30 pm
Long, a lot of "work" .. but worth it.
Partial Penetration
Private 1st Class
Partial Penetration Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:12 am
The most impressive map I have ever played on. Because of the map size and mobility of forces on each side there are many ways the battle could unfold. In my game the battle played out more as a meeting engagement.
A Canadian Cat
A Canadian Cat Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:46 am
I had my chances but my opponent had the better of me. I would say that given the objective I held I was not expecting a total victory for the Axis.
Author of: Whose Turn Is It? - http://www.lesliesoftware.com/products/WhoseTurnIsIt / CMFI Sicily Pathfinders(not playable H2H) / CMBS Opportunity Knocks (scenarios, maps and mods here)
Expecting_at_crossroad Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:46 am
One of the most interesting scenarios. Potentially several options for both sides.