Battle Report: Free for all in Stalingrad

A what if situation arose and we see the Soviets fighting the Germans in their homeland and the city Stalingrad, with the U.S and IJA in the mix too!
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The battle report was done by our German friend Uwe Schmitz; and here he gives a basic rundown of events that developed on the battlefield!

Uwe: Here are few pictures of my Stalingrad battlefield:

It was played with 6 players and a Game master; whom gave each player a secret mission that gave him additional victory points if they completed it. There were 2 Soviet armies, 1 American Expedition Corps, 2 German armies, and 1 Japanese Expedition Corps. Each player had their own starting point and a force of around 800 points.

The battlefield was made up of 1.22 m x 1.22 m (4 ft x 4 ft) square sections, there were 3 of them and they each had their own style of terrain. One was a industrial section teeming with factories and the stench of oil and metal, another was the remains of a ruined city; where the echoes of the artillery shells can still be heard screaming down and the last section was a functioning petrol depot.

New Sarissa rolling stock made for a great in game objective

 

A couple of random factors were entered into the game at varying points which were thought up by the Games master.

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A few elderly civilians were trapped in a house, they had to be rescued and treated.

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A dead soldier was fount buried under rubble but he isn’t from this time!.

We had a lot of fun and will definitely play again on the Stalingrad battlefield.
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PS. I am the one with the Bolt Action shirt.

Look at the armies involved!

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