With a spare hour or two, Will and I decided to play a quick WW2 armoured engagement. Sides and units were decided by dice throws. I sniggered inwardly as I got a German force and even more so as I was given some Panzer IVs, a Stug III platoon and some heavy armoured cars. Will ended up with the Soviets, mostly T-34 76s, some amoured cars and a handful of T-34 85s. This should be a walk over methinks.
The two forces were placed on a table of rolling open eastern European countryside.
My plan was to bring my tanks up to a ridge and pick off his tanks as they emerged into the open ground. My Stugs sat poised behind the rise in front of them.
The PZ IVs moved up in support:
My first success was the elimination of a BT-7 light tank, using my Stug tank destroyers: