Panzer (GMT)

Panzer (GMT)
Panzer: Small Unit Actions and Combined Arms is a game system designed for small unit actions from platoon to battalion-sized formations in the European Theater during World War II.

Games and Expansions:
Panzer: Expansion Set, #5 – North Africa (2022)
Panzer: Expansion Set, #4 – France 1940 (2019)
Panzer: Expansion Set, #3 – Drive to the Rhine: The Second Front 1944-45 (2014)
Panzer: Expansion Set, #2 – The Final Forces on the Eastern Front 1941-44 (2012)
Panzer: Expansion Set, #1 – The Shape of Battle on the Eastern Front 1943-45 (2012)
Panzer: The Game of Small Unit Actions and Combined Arms Operations on the Eastern Front 1943-45 (2012)

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Tank Battle at Crehen Solo
The German advance in Belgium at the Gembloux Gap was aimed at deceiving the Allies into believing this was the main thrust of the German invasion of France, thereby forcing the French to commit their armored forces far from the …

House of the Soviets
Prior to the battle of the Tannenburg Line, elements of Ill SS Panzer Corps meet elements of the Soviet 2nd Shock Army. The Germans are scouting defensible positions to cover their retreat westward, while the Soviets are hot on their …

Treads over Dedushka
For nearly two months during the fail of 1942, just over three dozen men and women of the Soviet army held the "House Of Soviets #4" from wave after wave of German assault. This building. apartment complex overlooking the Volga …

Battle of Kovel, Part 2
Continuing the actions of the German 4th Panzer Army around Kovel. Battle Of Kovel Part 2 reflects the attack upon the village itself. The German units that broke through to Kevel were quite successful. The follow on attack caught the …

Battle of Kovel, Part 1
In an effort to stem the tide of the never ending flow of Soviet reinforcements a bold move was planned to destroy the transportation hub at the village of Kovel near the Pripet Marshes. The task was assigned to elements …

Billotte's Charge
On 16 May 1940, during the three-day struggle for Stonne, the B1-bis "Eure" was commanded by Captain Pierre Billotte. He was also in command of the 1er Compagnie, 41e BCC. Although underpowered for its weight and somewhat prone to breakdown, …

The 6th Panzer is Delayed
On 15 May 1940. after securing a small bridgehead over the Meuse at Monthermé. Generalmajor Kempf‘s 6th Panzer Division was halted by elements of the 102e Division d'lnfanterie, a first-rate unit under the command of General Portzert. The well…

Closing the Trap
The situation for the French and the British was desperate during the last days of May. Their remaining units were crowded in at Dunkirk on the French coast, while the Germans moved to squeeze the pocket closed around them. 7th …

Déja vécu
Having fallen back to its starting position, the 4e DCR received much needed reinforcements to launch another effort towards Montcomet. On 19 May, De Gaulle again committed his Division against the German defensive positions in and around Montcomet.…

De Gaulle's First Action
On 10 May, the 4e DCR was rapidly mobilized to stop the German advance into France. Although strong on paper, the Division lacked manpower, tanks, and training. Four days later, Colonel de Gaulle was given command and immediately moved forward …

Counterattack at Stonne
Soon after the French withdrawal, elements of Infanten'e-Regiment Grossdeutschland. cautiously infiltrated the village, taking positions in the previously held French buildings by placing numerous guns and support weapons. Not deterred, the French…

The Capture of Stonne
The village of Stonne. positioned at the top of a height mass, could be used as an excellent starting point for a French counterattack against the Sedan bridgehead in the Meuse Valley. General der Panzertruppe Guderian. knowing that the bridgehead …

Checking the Thrust
After expanding its bridgehead. the 7th Panzer Division was poised to exploit the situation. Under the increasing German pressure. the French 9e Armée High Command overreacted by committing its reserves early by sending the 4e DI Nord-Africaine and…

Rommel Crosses the Meuse
At 0600 hours on 13 May 1940 Generalmajor Erwin Rommel ordered Schfilzen Regiment 7 ((mot) Infantry Regiment) to cross the Meuse using rubber boats at Bouvlgnes, near Dinant. They were halted by French machine guns and mortars from 66e …

Delaying Action at Ernage
After the Battle of Hannut, the town of Gembloux represented the last French defensive position on the Belgian front. On 14 May, 3rd and 4th Panzer Divisions advanced from the Hannut area towards Gembloux. The French desperately needed time to …

Tank Battle at Crehen, Pt.2
The German advance in Belgium at the Gembloux Gap was aimed at deceiving the Allies into believing this was the main thrust of the German invasion of France, thereby forcing the French to commit their armored forces far from the …

Tank Battle at Crehen, Pt.1
The German advance in Belgium at the Gembloux Gap was aimed at deceiving the Allies into believing this was the main thrust of the German invasion of France, thereby forcing the French to commit their armored forces far from the …

Glorious Goodwood
Following on the heels of Operations Perch, Epsom, Martlet, Windsor, and Charnwood, the staff of the Allied 21st Army Group developed the plans for the next major British assault, Operation Goodwood. Due to a shortage of infantry it would consist …

Out of the mist
The decisive battles around Arracourt commenced on 15 September 1944 when elements of the German 15th Panzer Grenadier Division dashed with the recon units of the US 2nd Cavalry Group, After initially withdrawing, the Germans again advanced near the…

Villers-Bocage Afternoon
Following SS Pz. Abt. IOI's decisive action against Point 213 and Villers-Bocage additional troops from 22nd Armoured Brigade arrived in Villers-Bocage. The 1/7th Queen's Royal Regiment, a lorry borne infantry battalion, took up defensive positions…

Villers-Bocage Morning
As the Allies expanded their bridgehead from Normandy, a combined British and US force thrust inland to secure the area in and around Caen. The US 1st Infantry Division gained ground against the beleaguered German 352nd Infantry Division thereby…

Among the Hedgerows
After the success of Operation Cobra. Patton's Third Army blew a hole through the German lines from Vire to Avranches. In predictable fashion, Hitler ordered a massive counterattack to cut off the lead American divisions along a 20 mile front. …

Hell on Wheels
During the initial stages of Operation Cobra, the panzer Lehr Division was effectively taken out of action after seeing its forces shrink by nearly 40% following massive damage from both medium and heavy bombers and tactical strikes from P47 fighter…

The Village
The Battle Of Singling remains to this day a case study in the challenges faced when an understrength force conducts an impromptu attack against a strongpoint while possessing only limited situational intelligence. In early December 1944. Task Force…

Operation Tonga
Operation Tonga was the codename assigned to the British 6th Airborne Division's actions as part of Operation Overlord. Tasked with a number of objectives, the division's paratroop and glider brigades all participated in the operation landing on the…

Higher Ground
The French city Of Caen was a vital objective of the Normandy landings on D-Day. Located in the British and Canadian sector, the plan was for the British 3rd Infantry Division to push through the German defenders and capture city …

Chance Encounter
The dense hedgerow terrain throughout the Mortain area played havoc with force deployment and resulted in a number of unexpected clashes as units from the German 7th Army and the US VII Corps both maneuvered for advantage. The twisting network …

Operation Typhoon
Moscow was one of Germany's primary military objects in their invasion of the Soviet Union. It was probably driven more by a political imperative than the strategic measures it offered. Operation Typhoon was Germany's offensive to capture Moscow.…

The Cauldron
Urban warfare was the bane of all mechanized forces. The idea of slugging it out in close combat among the tight and twisting roads, rubble and endless buildings struck fear in hearts of all soldiers. Yet, it was critical as …

The Rhino's Horn
As part of Operation Bagration the elimination Of the Vitebsk salient was one of the key objectives. There forces of the German 3rd Panzer Army and the Soviet 5th Army clashed over the fortress city of Vitebsk During the battle, …

As the German 9th Army's XXIII Corps' 78th and 216th Infantry Divisions launched a diversionary attack along the eastern flank, at 0530 hours both the XLI and XLVII Panzer Corps moved forward with the main attack in the Podolyan-Alexandrovka sectors…

Battle of Brody Pt. 2
This continues the action between Panzer Group 1 and the Soviet 5th and 6th Armies at Brody. After passing through the first line of Soviet Forces, the Germans are attempting to secure a key bridgehead.

Battle of Brody Pt. 1
Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union. Over 4.5 million troops) invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941 along a front over 2,900 km long. It marked the greatest invasion in the history …

Beginning of the End
After rolling over the Soviet 6th Tank Corps, the 3rd Panzer Division moved into a defensive position on the western flank of the Grossdeutsch/and Panzergrenadier Division. At the same time, the Soviet 1st Tank and 6th Guards Armies were advancing …

Land of the Giants
In the final months of the war, the battlefield became the "Land of the Giants" as King Tigers and IS-2S & 3s traded shots as the smaller prey fled for the cover of the small towns and villages. Unfortunately for …

Southern Exposure
As the mist cleared in the early morning Of 12 July, the 600 tanks and assault guns of the II SS Panzer Corps jumped off into what would become the largest tank battle of the war. The three SS Divisions …

The Turning Tide
After the German defeat at Kursk, the focus shifted south to the Dnepr River. There, the Germans constructed a fortified line dubbed the "Eastern Rampart". Boasting the Dnepr would flow backwards before the Soviets could overcome this position, the…

3rd Mechanized Corps Operations
By the close of the day on 9 July, the German 4th Panzer Army's XLVIII Panzer Corps reached the northernmost point of the offensive in the southern of the Kursk Salient. The next day found the German 3rd Panzer Division …

As the war was drawing to a close the Soviet Army raced to the gates of Berlin before the approaching Western Forces could snatch that prize from their grasp. The German Army, now nothing more than a paper force, threw …

Battle of Ponyri
In a critical battle of the Soviet Central Front, the German 9th Army dashed with the Soviet 2nd Tank Army at the junction of the Northern Kursk Salient. Elements of the German 9th Panzer Division, along with attached Elefants and …

3rd Mechanized Corps Operations
Bloodied in action the against the German Panzergrenadier Division 'Grossdeutschland' during the decisive Kursk offensive, the Soviet 3rd Mechanized Corps remained an element of the Soviet 1st Tank Army. When that unit the assumed the offensive…

Operation Kutuzov
The Soviets launched Operation Kutuzov, named in honor of the Napoleonic era general credited with saving Moscow from the invading 1812 French forces. to draw away and pin down German forces of Army Group Center from the Kursk Offensive. It …

Hube's Pocket
Hube's Pocket, named for German Generaloberst Hans-Valentin Hube, was created when forces of the Soviet 1st and 2nd Ukrainian Fronts attempted to cut off and encircle the German 1st Panzer Army north of the Dniester River. As the most powerful …

The 4th Panzer Division, as part Of the General Walter Model's 9th Army's XLVII Panzer Corps, met the Soviet 2nd Tank Army headlong on the Northern Kursk Salient. Along with the 2nd and 4th Panzer Divisions, these panzer divisions formed …

Hold until Relived
The Soviet 10th Tank Corps was part of the 1st Tank Army at Kursk where it clashed with the German forces to close the salient. It then took part in the offensive to relieve Kharkov and the advance to the …

The Soviet 8th Guards Mechanized Corps was formed in late 1943 as part of the 1st Tank Army, which it remained part of until the end of the war. It was involved in battle to recapture Kharkov and then the …

The Passing
At the conclusion of Operation Zitadelle (Kursk). Germany's Army Group South was tasked with holding back the Soviet offensive operations that followed in the Ukrainian sector. The four panzer divisions of the German 6th Army, reformed in March 1943…

The Village part 2
Both the Germans and Soviets are advancing on a village at the convergence of a strategic road net. With the armor leading the way, the infantry elements are following close behind.

The Crossings part 2
This is a race to capture the only three crossings over a key water passage. Will the stem the Soviet advance or will they push the aside and rch on to relieve Kharkov?

The Village
Both the Germans and Soviets are advancing on a viuage at the convergence of a strategic road net. With the armor leading way, the infantry elements are following
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