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Flames of War: Red Banner – Soviet Forces on the Eastern Front 1942-43
Flames of War: Red Banner – Soviet Forces on the Eastern Front 1942-43
by Battlefront Miniatures Ltd (2018)
Player Count
2 to 4

Player Ages
14+

Playing Time
2 hours
Categories
  • Wargame
  • Expansion for Base-game
  • Miniatures
  • World War II
  • Book
  • Designers
  • Phil Yates
  • Mechanisms
  • Simulation
  • Scenario / Mission / Campaign Game
  • Family
  • Flames of War
  • Country: Soviet Union
  • Game: Flames of War – Mid-War
  • History: World War II (Eastern Front)
  • Rating: 8/10 from 1 users

    Description

    Red Banner, adds a whole new aspect to the Soviet forces in Flames of War.

    It combines with Enemy at the Gates to allow you to build a wide variety of forces, with plenty of different play styles.

    Red Banner allows you to field the re-organised tank corps that started appearing in the Battle of Stalingrad and made up the bulk of the counterattack troops in the Battle of Kursk and lead the advance to the Dnieper River in the Autumn and Winter of 1943.

    Between Red Banner and Enemy at the Gates you can field almost any Soviet force that fought in late 1942 and 1943. The older style tank formations from Enemy at the Gates supported the riflemen right through the Kursk battles and beyond, while the newer formations of Red Banner formed the spearhead of the offensives. You can mix and match the two books to create almost any historical force.

    —description (extract) from the publisher

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