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Forcing the Nogat
Red & White #4
(Attacker) Soviet Union vs Poland (Defender)
Formations Involved
Poland 8th Mechanized Infantry Division
Soviet Union 30th Mechanized Division
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Scenario Rank: --- of 586
Parent Game Red & White
Historicity Alt-History
Date 1951-10-20
Start Time 06:30
Turn Count 12
Visibility Day & Night
Counters 110
Net Morale 1
Net Initiative 1
Maps 3: 15, 20, 22
Layout Dimensions 84 x 43 cm
33 x 17 in
Play Bounty 228
AAR Bounty 220
Total Plays 0
Total AARs 0
Battle Types
Kill Them All
River Crossing
Urban Assault
Conditions
Minefields
Randomly-drawn Aircraft
Severe Weather
Smoke
Illumination
Scenario Requirements & Playability
Cassino '44 counters
Elsenborn Ridge maps
Red & White counters
Road to Berlin maps + counters
Introduction

Elblag cost General Belakin and his 11th Guards Army another tithe to the red god of war in dead and wounded men and destroyed vehicles. He ordered his corps to minimize their consolidation time to prevent the Poles from reinforcing the next line of defense on the Nogat River just a few miles away. Luckily it's a fordable river so the badly depleted bridging equipment and engineers should not be needed. The outskirts of Gdansk are almost within artillery range now.

Conclusion

Often in war a commander must push on with battered forces in contact to keep the momentum of battle going. If it begins raining, it can slow the Soviet advance considerably with mud, but also prevent long range sniping of their vehicles. In either case, the Soviets know that American help may be on the way. They must seize the major ports of Gdansk and Gdynia before American divisions start unloading there.

Additional Notes

Despite being the defenders the Poles set up 2nd.


Display Relevant AFV Rules

AFV Rules Pertaining to this Scenario's Order of Battle
  • Vulnerable to results on the Assault Combat Chart (7.25, 7.63, ACC), and may be attacked by Anti-Tank fire (11.2, DFT). Anti-Tank fire only affects the individual unit fired upon (7.62, 11.0).
  • AFV's are activated by tank leaders (3.2, 3.3, 5.42, 6.8). They may also be activated as part of an initial activating stack, but if activated in this way would need a tank leader in order to carry out combat movement.
  • AFV's do not block Direct Fire (10.1).
  • Full-strength AFV's with "armor efficiency" may make two anti-tank (AT) fire attacks per turn (either in their action segment or during opportunity fire) if they have AT fire values of 0 or more (11.2).
  • Each unit with an AT fire value of 2 or more may fire at targets at a distance of between 100% and 150% of its printed AT range. It does so at half its AT fire value. (11.3)
  • Efficient and non-efficient AFV's may conduct two opportunity fires per turn if using direct fire (7.44, 7.64). Units with both Direct and AT Fire values may use either type of fire in the same turn as their opportunity fire, but not both (7.22, 13.0). Units which can take opportunity fire twice per turn do not have to target the same unit both times (13.0).
  • Demoralized AFV's are not required to flee from units that do not have AT fire values (14.3).
  • Place a Wreck marker when an AFV is eliminated in a bridge or town hex (16.3).
  • AFV's do not benefit from Entrenchments (16.42).
  • AFV's may Dig In (16.2).
  • Open-top AFV's: Immune to M, M1 and M2 results on Direct and Bombardment Fire Tables, but DO take step losses from X and #X results (7.25, 7.41, 7.61, BT, DFT). If a "2X" or "3X" result is rolled, at least one of the step losses must be taken by an open-top AFV if present.
  • Closed-top AFV's: Immune to M, M1 and M2 results on Direct and Bombardment Fire Tables. Do not take step losses from Direct or Bombardment Fire. If X or #X result on Fire Table, make M morale check instead (7.25, 7.41, 7.61, BT, DFT).
  • Closed-top AFV's: Provide the +1 modifier on the Assault Table when combined with infantry. (Modifier only applies to Germans in all scenarios; Soviet Guards in scenarios taking place after 1942; Polish, US and Commonwealth in scenarios taking place after 1943.) (ACC)
  • Tank: all are closed-top and provide the +1 Assault bonus, when applicable
  • Assault Gun: if closed-top, provide the +1 Assault bonus, when applicable
  • Tank Destroyer: do not provide the +1 Assault bonus, even if closed-top (SB)
  • Self-Propelled Artillery: do not provide the +1 Assault bonus, even if closed-top (SB)
  • Prime Movers: Transports which only transport towed units and/or leaders (May not carry personnel units). May or may not be armored (armored models are open-top). All are mechanized. (SB)

Display Order of Battle

Poland Order of Battle
Wojska LÄ…dowe
  • Motorized
Soviet Union Order of Battle
Army (RKKA)
  • Motorized

Display Errata (2)

2 Errata Items
Overall balance chart for 951

The reduced direct fire value in Kursk: Burning Tigers is 4-4.

(plloyd1010 on 2015 Jul 31)
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Kommissars never get morale or combat modifiers. Ignore misprints.

(Shad on 2010 Dec 15)
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