(COI.COD) TS4 "SOLDIERS OF DESTRUCTION"
Published in the GENERAL volume 19
number 5: Updated 060718
RADZYMIN POLAND, October 10, 1944: The men of
the SS Totnkopf Deivsion had stalled teh advance of the Fifth Guards Tank Army
in late September. Then silence. No fighting had occurred for the past three weeks.
It seemed like a dream, time to sleep, time to write, time to mend clothing, time
to listen to the birds xxxx. Replacements arrived; weapons were stripped an cleaned.
It was too good xxxx unreal. A feeling of unease pervaded the encampment. There
was almost a sigh of relief as the dull thunder of the Russian ad advance begam.
VICTORY CONDITIONS: The Russians
player must exit eight squazds oof thge south edge of the mapboard. AFVs with
functionin main marmament are the equivalnt of two squzds.. The German player
wins by avoiding the Russian victory conditions
sets up first
- AT START: Elements of SS Totenkopf Division;
set up anywhere south of Hex Row Q, inclusive:
1x9-2; 1x8-1; 5x658; 4xPF44a; 2xATM; 2xLMG; 1xJagdPz VI (JagdTiger); 1xPzJag
- AT START:
Advance elements, Soviet Fifth Guards Tank Army; set up anywhere
north of Hex Row I, inclusive:
1x8-1; 1x8-0; 8x628; 4xJSII (122L)
SPECIAL SCENARIO RULES:
- TS3.1: German AFV crews are SS; all appropriate
- TS3.2: Battlefiedl
Integrety (93) is not in effect.
- TS3.5: SIDE SELECTION
PROCEDURE: Each player takes one marker of each nationality and simultaneously
reveals their choice of side. If opposing sides are selected, those sides
are assigned. If the same side is chosen, the players bid for side with the
lower rated (seed) player bidding first. Bids may start at '0' and progress
in whole numbers only. The bid is the number of dominant AT START squads to
be added to the opposing side. The bid continues until one player accepts
the opposing side whose force is augmented with that bid.
AFTERMATH: The three
week lull around Warsaw ended abruptly xxxxx. the gury of the renewed Russian
offensive. By sheer weight of numbers xxxx the Fifth Guards Tank Army pressed
the SS units back 30 kilometer nothwest to the conjuction of the Vistuala and
Bug. There, the SS Totenkopf Division held until the Soviets had exhausted themselves,
lat in October 1944. AFterwards, another long period of quidt fell as both battered
combatants strove to recoup the strength that had once been theirs for the coming
CREDITS: Original design
by Burt Baker, Development by Jon Mishcon & Joe Suchar. The TS scenarios
were used in the Origins 1983 COI/COD tournament.