1943
BATTALION LEVEL GROUND COMBAT FOR WWII



Russian Units and Formations

These unit lists should help new 1943 players orient themselves as to how the rules relate to historical organizations. They are meant only as guidelines, and players should feel free to modify them if they wish.There were an enormous variety of formations which existed throughout the war, and so again, this can serve as a primer upon which players re-create their own historical units.


SMG Company
Units:1 | Bases:6 | Morale:Steady | Training:Poor (later average)
Cavalry Recce Squadron
Units:1 | Bases:6 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average
Engineer Company
Units:1 | Bases:6 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:1 / 1 | Special:All bases have eng. weapons

Infantry Battalion 1941 (aggressive, in supply)
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Brave or Steady | Training:Poor | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -2 | Machine Guns:2 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:2 | Mortars:1 Medium | Towed Weapons:1 or 2 - 45mm | Vehicles:1 or 2 - Jeeps
Infantry Battalion 1941 (evasive, out of supply)
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Shaky or Mutinous | Training:Poor | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -2 | Machine Guns:1 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:1 | Mortars:1 Medium
NKVD Battalion 1941
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -2 | Machine Guns:1 Heavy
Infantry Battalion 1942-1943 (Green)
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Shaky | Training:Abysmal | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -1 | Machine Guns:1 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:2 | Mortars:1 Medium | Towed Weapons:1 - 45mm AT guns (size 3)| Vehicles:2 - Jeeps
Infantry Battalion 1942-1943 (Seasoned)
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Steady | Training:Poor | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -1 | Machine Guns:1 or 2 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:2 | Mortars:2 Medium | Towed Weapons:2 - 45mm AT guns (size 3) | Vehicles:2 - Jeeps
Infantry Battalion 1943-1944 (Veteran)
Units:2 | Bases:9 | Morale:Brave | Training:Poor | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:1 / 0 | Machine Guns:2 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:2 | Mortars:2 Medium | Towed Weapons:2 - 45mm AT guns (size 3) | Vehicles:2 - Jeeps
Infantry Battalion 1942-1944 (Guards)
Units:2 Bases:9 | Morale:Brave or Reckless | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:1 / 0 | Machine Guns:2 Heavy | Anti-Tank Rifles:2 | Mortars:2 Medium | Towed Weapons:2 - 45mm AT guns (size 3) | Vehicles:2 - Jeeps
Engineer Battalion
Units:4 | Bases:3 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:2 / 2 | Machine Guns:2 Light | Special:Engineer Weapons

Infantry Regiment
Battalions: 3 Line Battalions | Companiess: 1 SMG Company | Towed Weapons: 5 - 57mm AT guns (class 4), 2 - 120mm Mortar (Heavy) | Vehicles:7 - jeeps, tractors or trucks

Infantry Division
Regiments: 3 Infantry Regiments | Battalions: 1 Engineer Battalion | Towed Weapons: 10 - 76mm AT guns (size 5) | Vehicles:10 - jeeps, tractors or trucks

 
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