Category: Kursk 1943

Sources for Ponyri Station and Hill 253.5

An annotated bibliography for Ponyri Station in the Battle of Kursk.

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German Order of Battle at Ponyri Station

The German massed a strong strike force against the sector containing Ponyri Station in the Battle of Kursk.

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Ponyri Station and Hill 253.5 – The Northern Sector of the Battle of Kursk

Hit the Dirt, the supplement for Crossfire, has a scenario set at Ponyri on the northern flank of the Kursk Salient during WW2. It is one of my favourites and I’ve played it several times. But it was obvious that there was a much bigger story behind the brief outline in the HTD. I wanted to find out more. It seems Ponyri Station was the focus of heavy fighting and was viewed as a “little Stalingrad”.

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3 Round Kursk: A 3 Game Campaign for Crossfire

Kursk 3 Round Campaign

This is a 3 Round Campaign set at Kursk in 1943 and Crossfire as the tactical rules.

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3 Round Campaign

I picked up the idea of a 3 round campaign from the BattleFront: Kursk Campaign and the BattleFront: Campaigns in Flames of War page on the Battlefront Miniatures website. Essentially it is a serious of linked scenarios, with some pre-determined logic for which scenarios are fought depending on the results of earlier games.

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