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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Soviet Forces for I Ain't Been Shot Mum

Today we were playing an Eastern Front Game of IABSM, given that there are no IABSM3 supplements for the Eastern Front yet, I put together the following .

Organising Your Soviet Forces

Company Headquarters
One Big Man Level III or IV
One Big Man Level I or II
Three 50mm Mortars with 2 crew each
One PTRD Anti-tank rifle with 2 crew

First Rifle Platoon
One Big Man Level II or III
Three Rifle sections of 9 men


Second Rifle Platoon
One Big Man Level II or III
Three Rifle sections of 9 men



Third Rifle Platoon
One Big Man Level II or III
Three Rifle sections of 9 men



Machine Gun Platoon
One Big Man Level II or III
Three Maxim HMG with 5 crew each

Additional Big Men
Each Company HQ and each Platoon should roll a D6, on a 6 they should get an additional Level I Big Man.

Cards
A Soviet Rifle Company may have the following Bonus Cards:

  • TBD

Support Platoon Options

Machine Gun Platoon

One Big Man Level II or III
Three Maxim HMG with 5 crew each



Machine Gun Platoon

One Big Man Level II or Forward Observer
Six 82mm Mortar with 5 crew each


Anti-Tank Platoon (option 1)

One Big Man Level II or III
Six 45mm obr 1942 with 5 crew each


Anti-Tank Platoon (option 2)

One Big Man Level II or III
Four 57mm ZIS-2 with 5 crew each


Anti-Tank Platoon (option 3)

One Big Man Level II or III
Four 76mm ZIS-3 with 5 crew each

Tank Platoon (option 1)

One Big Man Level II or III
Five T-34 obr 1942




Tank Platoon (option 2)

One Big Man Level II or III
Seven T-70 obr 1943



Tank Platoon (option 3)

One Big Man Level II or III
Three KV-1e


Radio Net
None


Rating Your Soviet Forces



Infantry
Troops / Actions
0
1
2
3
4
Veteran Infantry
1,2,3
4
5
6,7,8
9
Regular Infantry
1,2,3,4
5
6,7
8,9

Poor Regular Infantry
1,2,3,4
5,6
7,8
9


Anti-Tank Weapons
Weapon
Weapon Strike
45mm obr 1942
6
57mm ZIS-2
7
76mm ZIS-3
9
Infantry Anti-tank Weapons
0-4”
4-8”
8-12”
12-16”
16-24”
Infantry Close Quarters
3
-
-
-
-
PTRD Anti-tank Rifle
4
4
4
3
3

Vehicles
AFV
Armour Value
Weapon Strike
Speed
Notes
T-70 obr 1943
4
5
Fast

T-34 obr 1942
6
8
Fast

KV-1e
10
8
Slow


Some German Vehicles for 1943
AFV
Armour Value
Weapon Strike
Speed
Notes
PzIIIL
6
7
Average

PzIVH
6
9
Average