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RAID - (Krasnaya Polyana, February 12-15, 1943)

The German 320 ID is preparing to break through the encirclement and escape to Kharkov. Armored group of the 2nd MIR LSAH follows to the rescue. Soviet 111 RD reinforced by a ski battalion are trying to hold the encirclement and prevent 320 ID from connecting with own forces.
On January 29, 1943 began the offensive Operation "Leap" of the South-Western Front forces. In the first days of the operation, positions of 320 ID and 298 ID were smashed and both divisions began retreating in disorder to the west. 298 ID could not be saved and it vanished almost in full under attacks of the Red Army units. Not wishing to lose the second, 320 ID, the German command developed a plan for its rescue: units of the 2nd MIR LSAH will reach the Andreevka area, between Zmiev and Balakleya. 320 ID will also arrive there. To ensure the escape of 320 ID, aircraft constantly supplied fuel, ammunition and food to its location, and dive bombers were actively used by its request. By the end of February 11, units of Soviet 111 RD had passed Krasnaya Polyana in the direction of Vodyanoe, aiming along the Uda river to Borovoe village, from where they could strike the rear of the MIR LSAH battlegroup defending Vasishchevo-Lizogubovka-Ternovoe. Block breakthrough attempts of 320 ID units, playing as the Soviet side, or break through the Soviet encirclement and save 320 ID units, playing as the German side.

Four operations of 12 turns for each of the parties (Krasnaya Polyana, February 12-15, 1943).
Precisely recreated area of over 90 sq. km near the Uda river, village Vodyanoye and Krasnaya Polyana.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the operation.
3 Sep, 2018


UNDER THE CRUEL STAR - (fst.Bulakhi, February 23-24, 1943).

Battle south of Kharkov after its first liberation in February 1943. The Soviet 6th gds Cavalry corps and tanks of 201 TBde conduct mobile operations behind the enemy lines.
On the morning of February 20, the 11 CD 6 gds CC received the order to attack Ordivka and Bulakhi farmsteads, but did not accomplish the task, and by evening withdrew to fst.Klyuchevodsk where it was on the defensive until February 20-21. And 83 CD conducted battle for vlg.Borki for two days, positioned on the heights north of the village. But by the evening of February 20 was dislodged from the heights to the north, and entrenched in the forest. The next day, the cavalrymen attacked Borki again, but were able to capture it only by the morning of February 22. The same day, 11 CD reached fst.Podkopay and fst.Homenki again, and attacked in the direction of fst.Ordivka and fst.Bulakhi. Units of the SS LSAH division took defense here.

Two operations of 10 turns for each of the parties (fst.Bulakhi, February 23-24, 1943).
Area of over 48 sq.km: farms, windmills and extensive gullies.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
9 Jan, 2019


BLACK SNOW - (Karbusel, March 19-23, 1943)

The attack group of 8 A, reinforced with tank breakthrough regiments, is preparing to break through the enemy defense in the area near village Karbusel. German 223 ID occupies the defensive line, dense of engineer installations, developed system of trenches and obstacles, along with minefields.
On March 19, 1943, the attack group of the Volkhov Front forces, combined as part of 8 A, is to break through the enemy defense in the sector of the front between Voronovo and Lodva villages, and then pursue the offensive in the general direction of Sologubovka, cut off the Mga-Kirishi railway in the Turyshkino area. The 8 A group of forces is reinforced with tank breakthrough regiments on KV-1S and Churchill tanks. The Germans using the forces of 223 ID occupy the defensive line of Voronovo, Pushechnaya Gora, Lodva, dense of engineer installations, developed system of trenches and obstacles, along with minefields.

Two operations of 28 turns for each of the parties (Karbusel, March 19-23, 1943).
Precisely recreated area of over 100 sq. km west of the Naziya river, village Karbusel.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
Massive use of KV-1S and Churchill II tanks.
11 May, 2018


STALEMATE ON DONETS - 17 to 27 July, 1943

Izyum-Barvenkovo offensive operation of the Red Army was carried out from 17 to 27 July, 1943 by forces of South-Western Front in order to encircle and destroy the German group defending Donbass, as well to prevent the transfer of enemy troops to the Kursk region.
Izyum-Barvenkovo offensive operation of the Red Army was carried out from 17 to 27 July, 1943 by forces of South-Western Front in order to encircle and destroy the German group defending Donbass, as well to prevent the transfer of enemy troops to the Kursk region. The operation was carried out simultaneously with the Mius operation of the Southern Front. The main blow in the direction of Barvenkovo from the Izyum region, should have been delivered by 1 and 8gds A. The 3gds A operated in an auxiliary direction. The mobile group of the South-Western Front (23TC and units of the 6 and 4gds RC) were tasked to enter into the breakthrough, strike in the direction of Stalino and, in cooperation with the troops of the Southern Front that were conducting the Mius operation, encircle the Donbass enemy group.

Three operations of 9-10 turns for each of the parties in July, 1943.
Precisely recreated area of over 140 sq. km: forest, river and plains with harsh terrain, farmlands and small settlements.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
Combat use of Mk4 Churchill tanks.
24 Sep, 2023


DARK FOREST - (forest southern of Semenovka and Polevoe, August 16-17, 1943)

53A units conduct stubborn fighting against the German 11AC units west of Kharkov. An exposed seam between 3TD and 168ID units was revealed in the forest south of Polevoe. 252RD, supported by tanks, is preparing to launch a decisive offensive at the junction of German units.
53A units conduct stubborn fighting against the German 11AC units west of Kharkov. 299RD assaults vlg.Polevoe defended by the German 3TD. 84RD attacks positions of 168ID in Semenovka and conducted a raid with forward group of 41RR in the direction of ht.208.6. As a result, an exposed seam between 3TD and 168ID units was revealed in the forest south of vlg.Polevoe. 252RD supported by tanks of 61 gds det brt TR and 148TR, was ordered to concentrate on the n.e. outskirts of vlg.Dergachi and launch an attack between 299RD and 84RD with forces of 924RR and 928RR in the direction of ht.208.6 - Forester's house - sub.farm.

Two operations of 12 turns for each of the parties (forest southern of Semenovka and Polevoe, August 16-17, 1943).
Precisely recreated area of over 48 sq. km west of Kharkov city.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
13 Aug, 2020


FINAL OFFENSIVE - (Kalinovka, August 21-24, 1943).

Units of 4 gds MC broke through the enemy defenses in a small area near Kalinovka village. German infantry and airfield divisions hold two strong points on the flanks of the attacking group. 2 gds MC, 3 and 31 gds RC are preparing to assault them.
By August 20 1943, units of 4 gds MC broke through the enemy defenses in a small area near Kalinovka village and are pursuing an offensive in the direction of Kamyshevakha and Artemovka. German forces hold strong points in Kalinovka and in the area of farmst. Alekseevskiy. Units of 31 and 3 gds RC supported by tanks of 7 and 60 gds brt TR are located on the right flank. 140 Tbde concentrated in Elizavetinskiy for a further joint offensive with 387 RD, has the mission to outflank Alekseevskiy, and then to reach the western outskirts of farmst. Semenovskiy.

Two operations of 23 turns for each of the parties (Kalinovka, August 21-24, 1943).
Precisely recreated area of over 150 sq. km west of the Mius river, Kalinovka village.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
15 Dec, 2017


AGAINST THE TIDE - (vlg.Korotich, August 23-24, 1943).

Battle south-west of Kharkov after its liberation in August 1943. The Soviet 5th gds TA and 53A are trying to break through the German defenses in the area of village Korotich, saturated with anti-tank weapons and reinforced with Panther tanks.
On August 22, 1943, at 17:00, German forces began withdrawing of the "Kempf" task force from Kharkov, preserving it from possible encirclement and destruction. In turn, the Soviet command at 20:00 began the assault on Kharkov, with the task to cut off escape routes from the city for the German forces. But in most parts of the city there were no German forces by this time, they were entrenched on the southern outskirts of Kharkov, in the Krasnobavarsky district located near r.Uda and near the Osnova railway station. In the evening of the same day, units of 53A and 5 gds TA, completed the crossing over r.Uda west of Kharkov, in the Shpakovka, Gavrilovka and Sinolitsevka sector, and began an operation to expand the bridgehead in the general direction to vlg.Korotich. A forward detachment was sent out, which was supposed to cut the Kharkov-Merefa highway in the area of vlg.Pokotilovka, which, according to the plan, should prevent the German forces from escaping Kharkov. In the morning of August 23, units of 69A and 7 gds A entered Kharkov from the north. Attempts by some units of 53A and recon detachments of 69A to immediately attack the German positions beyond r.Uda in the area of Pesochin, vlg.Minutka and Novaya Bavaria were unsuccessful.

Two operations south-west of Kharkov of 10 turns for each of the parties (vlg.Korotich, August 23-24, 1943).
Area of over 64 sq.km: villages, gardens and railways.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
One of the first combat employments of the Pz V Panther tank ausf.D.
1 Mar, 2019


PREDATORS IN THE MIST - (Kolomak-Levandalovka, September 12-13, 1943),

In September 1943, under the pressure of the Steppe and Voronezh fronts, units of the German AG Kempf were forced to withdraw from Kharkov in a southwestern direction to Poltava and further to the Dnieper. The Soviet command is deploying 1MC to pursue the enemy and continue the offensive...
In September 1943, the Wermacht continues to withdraw from Kharkov in the southwestern direction under the blows of Red Army troops. By order of the Steppe Front Command, a forward detachment (FD) with engineering units was thrown in the direction of Valki. The Command of 1MC were instructed to advance jointly with the FD for recon and preparation of crossings for the Corps units across r.Mzha (18sap bn and 57mc bn). The main Corps forces (19, 35, 37MBde and 219TBde) were in readiness to decisive actions to encircle the Valki enemy group. 53A with forces of three rifle divisions led an offensive in the general direction of Kolomak, captured st.Kovyagi and cut the Kharkov - Poltava railway. By evening, units of the Army reached the central part of vlg.Perekop and north. of Valki at r.Mzha. The neighbor on the right - 5 gds A, transferred to the Steppe Front from the Voronezh Front, is conducting an offensive near the svfm.Perebudovo - Alekseevka - Vysokopolye area and has reached the railway at Fativka. Neighbor on the left - 69A captured Cheryomushnaya and is reaching the line of r.Mzha at Bakhmetyevka.

Two operations - 12 turns for each side (Kolomak-Levandalovka, September 12-13, 1943), dedicated the Soviet offensive to Poltava.
Precisely recreated area of over 80 sq. km: plains with harsh terrain and settlements.
Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the offensive.
20 May, 2022

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