Battles in the East #1: Sandomierz Offensive and Bagration Stopped, 1944. (final proof stage). These two battles were fought along the Vistula River as the Soviets sought to gain bridgeheads. First Ukrainian Front, having just captured Lvov (Lemberg) continued a series of offensives with the Sandomierz Offensive that gained a massive bridgehead. The Germans counterattacked with two Panzerkorps. This battle included a firefight between German King Tigers and the Soviet’s largest tanks, the JS-2. The other battle was fought near Warsaw where the Soviets gained small footholds across the Vistula and drove north towards the Narew River to cut off German forces and cut rail lines.
Components include a double-sided full-size mounted game board, 440 large counters, a 16-page series rules booklet, and scenario/exclusive rules sheets and displays, plus full-color set-up charts for each scenario, series charts and tables for each player.