It was slightly split strategies this week with the Russians reverting to a more traditional formation and using the KV-1, but retaining the scouts. The Axis forces opted for an entirely infantry force adding additional Fallschirmjäger squad and a Finnish Panzerscrekt as their reinforcements.
|View from the Axis side|
|And from the Russian side|
The battle opened with the Russians fielding a senior commander and the KV-1. Neither move worked especially well though for the Russians. Realising he has entered the field at the wrong point the Russian officer tried to manoeuvre to a better position but was mowed-down by German MG fire. The KV-1 is dispatched by a Panzerscrekt team lurking in the farm. All-in-all not the start the Russians wanted.
|Ouch - man down|
|KV-1 brews-up and the wargames point makes a welcome return|
|The woods are heaving with Sovs - shame there was no artillery|
|Germans deploy to counter the threat|
|More Germans take to the field|
|Flanking Russians come under Finnish fire|
|Germans dig-in near the bridge|
|Soviets preparing to withdraw in the distance !|