[TRANSFERRED FROM BF REPOSITORY]
By the start of July 1944, it was clear that what was becoming the Destruction of Army Group Center would be decided by events at Minsk. Capture of the city would permit the encirclement and destruction of several German formations.
One of the escape routes was the Stolbtsky Highway, crossing the Berezina River behind a group of small hills south of the city. On the 1st of July 1944, Infantry Division 170, reduced to battalion strength, was once again rocked by Soviet attacks and forced to withdraw.
Abandoning a series of small villages, such as Letornovski, the Germans attempted to solidify a defence on the hills overlooking the highway as Rotmistrov’s Fifth Guards Army poured troops into the breach.
- Map size: 960m x 960m
- Game length: 70+
- German force size: Battalion sized battle group
- Terrain type: Hilly
- Weather and Environmental conditions: Warm, dry
- Date: 1 July 1944
Designed for play as H2H or as either side vs. the AI. Multiple AI plans included.
Originally designed for CM:BB and released via The Proving Grounds. Inspired by SL Scenario 5 “Hill 621.”