November 1941; somewhere near Moscow. Operation Typhoon, the last ditch German attempt to seize Moscow is losing steam as temperatures plummet way below -30 Celsius. Falsely believing the Russian campaign would be over in a matter of months, the Nazi leadership failed to issue the Wehrmacht with winter uniforms. Now they are paying the price as the extreme temperatures claim more German casualties than the Red army does. Under these sub-zero conditions, Background: the relative comfort and shelter of a building is a life-saver. This scenario depicts a German unit desperately seeking shelter from the extreme cold in a hamlet, which is, unfortunately for them, held by the Russians…
4 Squad Bases
4 Squad Bases
|3 Squad Bases
- 10 Regular Infantry
- 1 Elite Infantry
- 1 Officer
|Strategy Decks||Ground Support 1 (Remove all anti-air support, reconnaissance, and saboteur cards)||-|
|Starting Strategy Cards||1||0|
|Deployment Zone||Any building hex.||Div. 1: Any gray hexes of maps 38B and/or 31A.
Div. 2: Any of the hexes that Division 1 can deploy in, as well as any gray hexes of map 37B (except for the frozen stream hex).
|Objective||The side controlling the majority of building hexes at the end of round 5 wins.|
|Actions per turn||1||2|
In the status phase of round 2,3 or 4, the Russians receive a squad of 1 officer, 1 elite and 2 regulars. The Russian player takes the three corresponding Russian transported squad markers and places them upside down in front of him. After shuffling them, he picks one and after checking the number determining in which round the reinforcements arrive, again places it face-down in front of him and discards the other two.
The reinforcements arrive on "R hexes" on map 39B.
|Special Rules||Deep snow: Movement of all squads is reduced by 1.|
The river is frozen.