Tankovyi Desant AAR (Iron setting, Germans vs AI, turn-based mode). Part Six: First Tank Kill

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Edelweiss Leader (the StuG IIIG HQ), after surviving the opening shot from the lead T-34/85, replies with two AP rounds on target, destroying the Russian tank. Fortunately for the tank-riders on board, they had elected to dismount seconds before the StuG's first round struck their tank. As the crew bailed out, a couple of HE rounds from Edelweiss Leader were also sent in the direction of the infantry, who had sought cover in the woods behind the burning T-34/85.

Edelweiss Leader gets a bead on the lead T-34/85 as it heads towards the river
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The tank-riders dismount and momentarily disappear from view
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Edelweiss Leader fires
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Target hit
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The tank-riding infantry run for cover into the woods as Edelweiss Leader targets them and the bailed tank crew with a couple of HE rounds
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Two AP rounds fired, two penetrations. Scratch the first T-34/85!
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Meanwhile, from their foxhole, 1st Squad (A Team) spot more armour and infantry approaching Points Schubert and Mozart
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The map from the opposite side of the tributary, looking at Point Schubert (the ridgeline) and Point Mozart (the farmhouse), with the knocked-out T-34 burning (on the left) and more Russian armour and infantry approaching down the dirt track (on the right)
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