Some musing on Cavalry and Mounted Infantry in Crossfire. Standard Crossfire doesn’t cover this. My musings are primarily based on ideas by Daniele Varelli on the Crossfire Discussion Forum. Cavalry is divided into Charging Cavalry – who fight mounted – and/or Mounted Infantry – who dismount to fight. Usually a player must choose at deployment whether his Cavalry is “dismounted” or “mounted”; normally they cannot mount/dismount during the game.
During World War II the Axis powers tried and failed to defeat the Soviet Union. The Germans called this theatre the “Eastern Front Campaign” or “Russian Front Campaign” but to the Soviet citizens it was the “Great Patriotic War”. The battles on the Eastern Front constituted the largest military confrontation in history. Fighting in this theatre was characterised by unprecedented ferocity, wholesale destruction, mass deportations, and immense loss of life variously due to combat, starvation, exposure, disease, and massacres. Fighting lasted from the Axis invasion of the USSR (22 June 1941) to until the Soviet capture of Berlin (9 May 1945).
WW2 Facts, Tactics, Orders of Battle, etc
I’ve lumped all sorts of tidbits in here.
Scenarios for Arty Conliffe’s Crossfire
You might want to look at my General Scenario Guidelines or go straight to the scenarios and scenario resources themselves:
Various Ideas for Crossfire Scenarios
?? TODO ?? Flesh them out
Books and Memoirs of World War II
I’ve been reading a lot of books and memoirs about World War II lately and I’ve typed up some of them. Mainly with a view to making scenarios for Crossfire.