44 Infantry Division (reserve)
Axis forces for the Kharkov operation amounted to seven infantry and two panzer divisions, together with Korps assets (flak, artillery, engineers etc). I had allocated most of the experienced players to the Axis.
|A Romanian air raid. A rare sight indeed!|
|Von Rapier briefs his generals. The game afforded some opportinities for silly hat wearing...|
1 Infantry Division Romanian
18 Infantry Division Romanian
19 Infantry Division Romanian
2 Mountain Division Romanian
11 Infantry Division (link)
72 Infantry Division
Corps artillery & Flak
|19ID was by far the strongest of the Romanian divisions. As well as luxuries like tractor-drawn artillery and an AT battalion, it also had atached a (weak) battalion of (clapped out) R-35 tanks!|
19 Panzer Division (both PDs similar to 2PD)
23 Panzer Division
corps artillery & flak
|The gathering storm. LI Korps massing near Kharkov|
Elements of the Luftwaffe and Romanian air force were also present.
Coming next - battle commences!