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#0706_01 II SS PzK - July 6: Breakthrough! - Kursk Southern Front

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#0706_01 II SS PzK - July 6: Breakthrough!

By David Freer
Germany 6 - 0 - 4 Russia
Rating: 9.25 (4)
Games Played: 10
SM: 10
Turns: 28
Type: Custom
First Side: Germany
Second Side: Russia

Yakovlevo, North of Belgorod: July 6th, 1943. (Scenario Size: Korp. Head to Head or Team Play, German Human vs Soviet AI) SS-Oberstgruppenführer Paul Hausser's II SS Panzer Korp had managed to advance 10 km's into the Soviet defences and was now ready to breach the second major defensive line. The penetration by the SS Divisions was narrow and with the failure to advance of the flanking III & XXXXVIII Panzer Korp, a potentially vulnerable position. On this second day of the operation it would be vital to smash through the Soviet defences quickly and finally use the accompanying Panzergruppes to exploit the breach. Voronezh Front's commander Nikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin was alarmed with the speed that the Germans had smashed the carefully prepared defensive lines. Three months engineering work was dismantled in less than a day. With a sense of crisis he activated his armor reserves, committing both 5th Guards Tank Corp and elements of 1st Tank Army to counter-attack the SS Panzer Korp.

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Jeff Conner
1st Lieutenant
Jeff Conner Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:34 pm
I think this, and the smaller scenarios based on it, are the best scenarios in Kursk for mobile battles even though the Germans have to breach a serious bunker line. Both sides have lots of armor and the Germans should be able to get through.