Budapest 1945


Budapest 1945

System: Great Battles 1939-1945 (WB-95)

Complexity: medium

Scale: division-regiment

Board: 2 x 50/70 cm

Scenarios: 5

Description: The battle of Budapest was the last great offensive of the German army in the World War II. Throughout the entire January, German 6th SS Panzer Army tried to force its way to the surrounded Budapest and to destroy Soviet forces located west of the city. Three consequent “Konrad” operation were launched, but each of them failed. Germans used their strongest units at Hungary, going out on a limb. The game covers Soviet attack on the Budapest, German attacks at January and last German offensive at march 1945. Each of the sides attacks or defends in the different scenarios. In the March fights weather and terrain pay very important role, limiting the freedom of the maneuvers. It’s important to use as much forces as possible in the key directions, without stripping completely other positions from all the units.