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by Tomm
Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Stalingrad scenarios
Replies: 13
Views: 626

Re: Stalingrad scenarios

https://www.flickr.com/photos/2697769 ... s/A7d667 Might have been working on this a bit.
by Tomm
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

Certainly KVs and T34s were attached to Cavalry/mechanised groups, so I don't see why not.
by Tomm
Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Nick Lardie has opened a can of worms...well a Sturmtiger
Replies: 23
Views: 1053

Re: Nick Lardie has opened a can of worms...well a Sturmtiger

Fair enough. I mean, if it was designed and armoured to fire close to itself, then I guess you COULD use it. But I'm struggling to see the point.
by Tomm
Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

Well, you can assume up to 10 horses per horse holder holding horses, so you will get some riflemen. Deploying mounted will change the costs, of course, in quite complex ways. And SMGs throw it off again.
by Tomm
Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:28 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Nick Lardie has opened a can of worms...well a Sturmtiger
Replies: 23
Views: 1053

Re: Nick Lardie has opened a can of worms...well a Sturmtiger

Was it sufficiently well armoured to fire close to itself?
by Tomm
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

Eyeballing it:

SL: 9
Mortar: 3

2x( JL 6+ 14 riflemen inc RG+ 6 LMG)= 52

52+12=64:

Platoon Strength -4
by Tomm
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

My suspicion is that would be an absolute BEAST to use, due to the lack of Leaders. But that's not an awful thing, in the scheme of things.
by Tomm
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

Harrel says: "Like most armies of the world, the smallest unit in the Soviet cavalry was the squad. There were two types of squads: light machine gun and grenadier. Each squad had eight men, armed with rifles, and later sub-machines guns, and either a light machine gun or rifle grenade launcher. The...
by Tomm
Sun Jul 18, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List
Replies: 13
Views: 537

Re: Defense of Moscow Cavalry List

Have you looked at John Harrel's book on the Soviet Cavalry experience? It's well worth a look, and (unsurprisingly) has a bit on Belov. I've got a few extra bits from John in regard to this raid (I'm eyeing the crossing of the Warsaw road as a possible PSC, as it lets you have infantry, cavalry, pa...
by Tomm
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: ‘O’Group
Topic: Seelow Heights an O Group Video AAR
Replies: 11
Views: 584

Re: Seelow Heights an O Group Video AAR

The Russian Special Rule (Commissar says, "No, you're not hesitant") would have come in handy a couple of times.