From: Belgium, residing in TX-USA
Ran the Polish briefing through Google translate. Needs some cleaning up, but this is decent enough to make sense
Festung Kolberg 7-18 III 1945
Struggle for an Army LWP Kolobrzeg.
Front drew closer every day more and more. In November 1944, declared a fortress of Kolobrzeg. Were begun preparatory work to defend the city.
Herded the population to dig trenches, and already since autumn started being organize | Volkssturm battalions, into which the conscription of all men aged 16 to 60 years.
In the outskirts of town and fortification works were carried out. On the outskirts of the lots and built shelters. March 4 to Kolobrzeg older Unit 1 Panzer Army, which after a failed attempt to capture the city from the march crossed the communications imitate.
Struggle for Kolobrzeg started with 7 and 8 March 1945 attack in the first branch ³ Polish Army, supported by zoÂ ³ Soviet soldiers from the 19th Infantry Division 272 2nd Army Belorussian Front, which up to 10 March, barely broke the first ring of defense. Only then it turned out that the German defense of the city is well prepared and is durable. According to the order of Hitler became Kolobrzeg Fortress (Festung Kolberg), which had to defend itself â € adorned last zolnierzaâ €?. March 18 the city was taken. Multi-fighting claimed 1,913 killed, 2,652 wounded and 143 missing without trace of Polish soldiers. Germany lost about five thousand killed and wounded, taken prisoners in August over four thousand German soldiers. In the evening, the first units on March 18 Polish Army and the delegation of the second Polish Army gathered on the shores of the Baltic Sea, to celebrate the victory with solemn wedding Sea. Has made a corporal with the 7th Francis Niewidziajlo Infantry Regiment, throwing a symbolic ring to the Baltic Sea. On the broken lighthouse tower was suspended white-red flag.
If the round of 13 Poles did not win Kolobrzeg (hex lighthouse 14.11) Germany every turn gets 10 points victory.
Getting the lighthouse means automatically ending the game.
Author: Barbarossa @, - (Group CSTO)
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