As Carronade approaches, I thought you might all like to meet the protagonists in the series of games, on which we are about to embark. Now you may wonder what the empty, third column is for – that’s so we can track their fate as the campaign progresses!

First up, the Germans:


 OC: Unterfeldwebel Rolf Schweinsteiger

An Office Clerk in Augsberg since school, and then the army when called up. Age 48. As broad as he is tall, a barrel of a man.


 Obergefreiter Maximilian Flicke A former Communist dock worker in Hamburg, he keeps quiet about his background now but leopards don’t change their spots. He hopes for better days in the future. Add +3 to age roll. Age 35. A strapping 6 footer.
LMG 1 Maximilian Fliegle
ASST Daniel Lohner
RFN Tobias Kisslinger
RFN Leon Hafonstaangel
LMG 2 Fabian Lehman
ASST Lukas Lammesfelder
RFN Fabian Karge
RFN Paul Mòhlbach
RFN Jonas Artz


Gefreiter Michael WallfischAn inner‐citySchool boy from Berlin with a father in an armaments factory. He left the Hitler Jugend and joined the Army. He is a model citizen of the new Germany. Roll 1D6 only for age. Age 23. Average, unremarkable appearance.
LMG 1 Jonas Pfeiffer
ASST Maximilian Ettmuller
RFN Tim Mosbauer
RFN Daniel Kolf
LMG 2 Tobias Saggau
ASST Felix Beerbaum
RFN Jonas Klinsmann
RFN Alexander Wiese
RFN Lukas Schwarzacher


Ober gefreiter Gert OberkampA cabaret musician originally from Leipzig, he played with all the big stars before being called up. He still hankers for some “degenerate art” and listens on foreign radio broadcasts when he can. Age 30. Tall and thin.
LMG 1 Julian Mellenthin
ASST Maximilian Beyer
RFN Paul Feinblatt
RFN Florian Scholze
LMG 2 David Backstedt
ASST Tobias Zobel
RFN Paul Fersten
RFN Julian Kresch
RFN Tim Reinelt

and now for the Soviets! These men will be called upon to represent a range of units, but these men will be the ones we will follow:


OC: Leytenant Andrey Sokolov

He supervised the workers on the collective farm in Gerogia where bumper turnip crops were grown. He is a loyal Party member and fine Soviet citizen but his peasant background means he takes care to look after his men. Add +1 to the men’s opinion.

Age 25, tall and thin.


Serzhant Igor VolkovA worker in a factory in Kiev producing much needed armaments. He volunteered for the Army when his factory was moved to the Urals to save it from the rapacious invader of Soviet soil. One day he will return a hero of the Soviet Union!Age 27, an average sort, unremarkable.
LMG Anatoly Zaytesev
ASST Dmitriy Novikov
RFN Aleksey Popov
RFN Segey Sokolov
RFN Nikita Kozlov
RFN Yuri Smirnov
RFN Maxim Vinogradov
RFN Mikhail Petrov


Serzhant Yegor PopovThe son of a small shopkeeper in Eastern Russia, he fights for Holy Mother Russia in her hour of need.Age 21, An intellectual looking man of average to short height.
LMG Artyom Petrov
ASST Yegor Kozlov
RFN Andrey Kuznetsov
RFN Maxim Morozov
RFN Ivan Golyubev
RFN Yuri Lebedev
RFN Segey Bogdanov
RFN Nikolai Vinogradov


Serzhant Nikolai SokolovA mechanic from Minsk. He trained on engines and there is nothing about the internal combustion engine that he cannot fix.Age 27, an average sort, unremarkable.
LMG Andrey Vorobyrov
ASST Yuri Vasilyev
RFN Yegor Petrov
RFN Anatoly Semyonov
RFN Vladimir Sokolov
RFN Maxim Petrov
RFN Igor Vinogradov
RFN Alexei Semyonov


Serzhant Daniil VasilyevA worker on a collective farm near Belgorod producing food for the Soviet people and their fraternal allies. The Army has been a harsh school, but he has survived and killed many fascists. His men look to him for leadership as they know he is one of them.Age 23, A strapping six‐footer.
LMG Yuri Vinogradov
ASST Vladimir Morozov
RFN Mikhail Smirnov
RFN Segey Ivanov
RFN Alexsandr Golyubev
RFN Yegor Kozlov
RFN Dmitriy Golyubev
RFN Dmitriy Zaytesev

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