Graviteam
May 19, 2024, 06:15:24 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
 
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Muis Front Historic and DLC Chronology Part Two  (Read 43 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Reco
Oberleutnant
**
Posts: 4


« on: April 17, 2024, 12:09:18 PM »

FATEFUL STRIKE - (Borki, May 17-18, 1942)

Finale of the Soviet operation to seize Kharkov in May 1942. The Red Army units are slowly moving through German defensive positions with the aim of closing the encirclement around Kharkov. The main strike force is introduced into the battle - the newly created Soviet 21 and 23 tank corps.
The last attempt of the Red Army to encircle the Kharkov group of the Wehrmacht. 6A together with 28A delivered strikes from the south and north, with the task of seizing the Kharkov area. Screening was provided by 57A and 9A SF, as well as by Bobkin Army Group moving to Krasnograd. The offensive began on May 12, but developed more slowly than planned. The Wehrmacht command organized a number of counterattacks by infantry divisions. All available German ATG, including 8.8 cm anti-aircraft guns, were pulled into the area of ​​attack. Soviet forces were continuously attacked by the enemy aircraft. By the end of May 16, the Red Army units were on the lines, which were plannned to be captured as far back as May 14. On the morning of May 17, the 6A command brought the main strike force into the breakthrough, 21 and 23 tank corps...

Two operations of 14 turns for each of the parties (Borki, May 17-18, 1942)
Precisely recreated area of over 140 sq. km: hilly plains with harsh terrain, small settlements.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
StuG III assault guns of C/D and E modifications.
26 Apr, 2019


DAWN OF BLAU - (Verhnyaya Lubyanka, July 1, 1942).

First days of the German operation "Blau" in the summer of 1942 in the Oskol river area. Exhausted Red Army forces are in heavy combat with the enemy infantry and tanks rushing to the crossing. Two operations in hilly plains with harsh terrain and extensive gullies.
First days of the German operation "Blau" in the summer of 1942 in the Oskol river area. The Wehrmacht 6 Army dealt a crushing blow at the boundary of the 28 and 21 RKKA Armies, forcing them to retreat in disorder to the Oskol river. To prevent the units of the Wehrmacht 6 Army from reaching the west bank of the river, the RKKA command redeployed the 91 TBde to Verhnyaya Lubyanka - the last point before the crossings near Volokonovka - with the objective to impede the enemy advance, and thus, gain time for the retreat of the battered RKKA units.

Two operations of 6 turns for each of the parties (Verhnyaya Lubyanka, July 1, 1942).
Precisely recreated area of over 60 sq. km: hilly plains with harsh terrain and extensive gullies.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
5 Aug, 2016



CROATIAN LEGION - (Odintsov, July 2, 1942).
First days of the German operation "Blau" in the summer of 1942 in the Oskol river area. Composite detachment of 13 TC is trying to assist the retreating Soviet rifle divisions, hitting the advancing enemy forces - 369 Croatian reinforced infantry regiment - from the flank.
First days of the German operation "Blau" in the summer of 1942 in the Oskol river area. The Wehrmacht 6 Army dealt a crushing blow at the boundary of the 28 and 21 RKKA Armies, resulting in loss of control of 28 A units. Soviet rifle divisions are retreating to the Oskol river crossing in Staro-Ivanovka area. In order to allow the Soviet forces to break away from the enemy, the 28 A command assigned the composite detachment of 13 TC a mission to hit the advancing enemy forces from the flank.
Two operations of 6 turns for each of the parties (Odintsov, July 2, 1942).
369 Croatian reinforced infantry regiment within 100 LID.
Precisely recreated area of over 40 sq. km: hilly plains with harsh terrain and extensive gullies.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
6 Oct, 2016


DRIVE ON VORONEZH - (Shilovo, July 4-6, 1942).

Intending to enter Voronezh from the south, on July 4, 1942, units of the German 24 TD crossed the Don river without heavy equipment and began advancing in the direction of Voronezh. 232 RD and 110 TBde were to stand in the breach.
On the morning of July 4, 1942, forward units of the German 24 TD reached the Don river in Yunyevka area, overrunning forward covering forces of the Soviet 232 RD. By 10.00 motorized infantry with forces of up to two battalions, having smashed 498 RR defenses, rushed towards the south-western outskirts of Voronezh. 498 RR was assigned a combat mission: restore defensive lines and throw the enemy back to Malyshevo village. 110 TBde took initial position in the south-western outskirts of Voronezh with a mission to destroy the enemy in Malyshevo area.

Two operations of 13 turns for each of the parties (Shilovo, July 4-6, 1942).
Precisely recreated area of over 80 sq. km south-west of Voronezh, Shilovo village.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
20 Oct, 2016


DON BEND - 23 to 25 July 1942 - Kletskaya - Kopanya - Ostrov, Volinsky - Pervomaisky - Lipo-Logovskyy - Pobeda Octyabrya area

German troops broke through the Soviet defenses in the bend of the Don River, are advancing to the crossings near Kalach, with the task to cutting and defeating elements of the Soviet 62A. The Soviet HQ formed the 1TA with two TCs, which were tasked to attacking the enemy that had broken through.
The troops of the Stalingrad Front are fighting with the German troops that have broken through on the front line. On the morning of 07/23/42, the enemy, having pressed the 62A elements, went on the offensive with the forces of 2 TDs and one MID, broke through the 62A flank, began to spread to the east with tanks and motorized infantry in the area of Kletskaya - svfm Kopanya. German aircrafts continuously attacked 62A units, bombed railway junctions and destroyed wire communications. On 12:00 July 24, some German units reached the Ostrov, Volinsky area.
The German troops strive to reach the right bank of the Don River, capture the crossings, cut off parts of the Soviet 62A and destroy them with a subsequent blow. On July 25, for the advance detachment of the German 3MID, the task was set - to capture the crossings at Kalach. 53mcbn was supposed to suppress a small bridgehead on the right bank of the Don River and then occupy the bridges...
From the Soviet side, the newly formed 1TA (former 38A) is entered into the battle, consisting of:
13TC (163, 166, 169TBdes) is subordinate to 62A and is fighting in the area of the svfm Pervomaisky.
28TC (39, 55, 56TBdes and 32MRBde) with the task, at the end of July 25, concentrate on the Lipo-Logovskyy - svfm Pobeda Octyabrya area.
The Tank Corps of 1TA have the task to counterattacking the enemy that has broken through...

Operation in July 1942 (15 turns).
Precisely recreated area of over 200 sq. km: plains with harsh terrain, river and small settlements.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the operation.
Additional operation in November 1942 (8 turns).
24 May, 2023


BIRD GROVE - (Olkhovatka-Gnezdilovo, September 15-17, 1942)

In September of 1942 38A was assigned the mission to draw enemy reserves from the Voronezh to the assisting the offensive of the Voronezh Front to capture the city. The main effort directed towards Olkhovatka, was the sector where the German 377ID held carefully prepared defensive positions...
In September of 1942 38A was assigned the following mission: To draw enemy reserves away from the city of Voronezh with the goal of assisting the offensive of the Voronezh Front (the objective of the front's offensive was to capture the city of Voronezh). The mission was to be carried out by the forces of 38A's left flank with the main effort directed towards Olkhovatka. Opposing 38A's planned offensive was the sector of 377ID, where the enemy held carefully prepared defensive positions. 240RD, 104RBde, 253RBde, 86TBde and 150TBde were the units initially assigned to the mission by 38A command.
A successful breakthrough at Olkhovatka would have enabled the Red Army to advance on the west side of the Don, along the German Don frontline, towards Voronezh. To prevent this, the 377ID's main effort in September was to establish and strengthen defensive positions in the Olkhovatka area, which was on the division's right wing and in the sector of 769IR.

Two operations - 16 turns for each side (Olkhovatka-Gnezdilovo, September 15-17, 1942), dedicated the Soviet offensive northern of Voronezh.
Precisely recreated area of over 80 sq. km: river Don, plains with harsh terrain and settlements.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
Includes a digital book with over 120 pages of translated original Soviet and German Army documents that were used in recreating the events of the operations. The book provides a window into "primary sources" (war diaries, orders, combat reports, etc. from various national archives) and presents readers with an unprecedented level of detail. Click on "View the manual" in the right sidebar of the store page.
15 Sep, 2022


STRONG POINT - (Gubarevo, September 15-17, 1942)

The attack group 605 RR, 232 RD is preparing to force the Don river, near the mouth of the r.Veduga and break through the enemy defense line Gubarevo - svfm Opornyy Punkt. German 387 ID holds a defensive line on the right bank of the Don river.
The overall objective of the 60 A September operation in conjunction with 40 A, advancing enveloping Voronezh from south, is to encircle Voronezh and destroy the enemy Voronezh group, followed by reaching the river Don at Star.Semiluki, where to gain a firm foothold and capture the crossings. The enemy defense was based on strong support points, one of which was vlg.Gubarevo with adjoining garden and svfm.Opornyy punkt. The enemy concentrated heavy artillery and mortar batteries, using a vantage flanking position of svfm.Opornyy punkt. Which allowed the enemy to successfully defend Voronezh with limited infantry forces.

Two operations of 16 turns for each of the parties (Gubarevo, September 15-17, 1942).
Precisely recreated area of over 45 sq. km in the bend of the Don river, village Gubarevo.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
17 Apr, 2020


PIVOT POINT - (Shefatov - Bezorukin, December 15-17, 1942)

In mid-December 1942, under the onslaught of the Soviet 44A, elements of the German 3TD were forced to leave Ischerskaya and retreat to the second defense line to Tomazov and Shefatov. The Soviet command is transferring a fresh 409RD from the Turkish border to continue the offensive ...
In early December 1942, an operation began to destroy the Ishcherskaya-Mozdok group of the enemy. Troops of the northern group of the Transcaucasian Front (44A together with elements of 58A) launched an offensive on the northern bank of r.Terek, striking in the general direction of Mozdok. At the same time, the Black Sea Group of Forces continued to conduct the Tuapse defensive operation, defending the occupied lines in the Tuapse direction. Elements of the 18A, fought with the enemy in the Kamenistaya and Semashkho mountains area.
320RD 44A, relieved the elements of the battered 402RD, and in the morning of December 6 went on the offensive in the Krechetov area. But the 481RR operating in the open area, came under attack of the enemy 3TD combat group and was defeated. Despite this, after three days of stubborn fighting, on December 9, the Krechetov defense sector of the enemy was captured and the division reached the Avalov-Shefatov line, with a front to the south and south-west. The actions of 320RD forced the enemy to abandon Ishcherskaya and retreat to the 2nd line of defense: st.Stoderevskaya - Shefatov - Tomazov.

Two operations of 15 turns for each of the sides (Shefatov - Bezorukin, December 15-17, 1942) covering the Soviet offensive to Mozdok.
Precisely recreated area of over 120 sq. km: desert plain and Canal.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
15 Oct, 2021
Logged
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
Simple Audio Video Embedder
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!