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Russian Tank 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.

Note that Units refers to the number of three model sub-units to be used. For the most part, Companies are made up of "units," and battalions are then made up of companies. This is done in order to allow players to conveniently use companies without feeling like they have to build whole battalions. Since the function of a regimental HQ base is abstract, players should still have one for dedicated armored units even if they use only small parts of a regiment.

Heavy Tank Company 1941
Units:2 - T28 or T38 | Morale:Shaky | Training:Abysmal
Heavy Tank Company 1942/1943
Units:2 - KVI | Morale:Steady | Training:Poor

Medium Tank Battalion 1941
Units:4 - T34, 1 or 2 - T60/70 | Morale:Shaky | Training:Abysmal
Medium Tank Battalion 1942
Units:4 - T34, 1 or 2 - T60/70 | Morale:Shaky | Training:Poor
Medium Tank Battalion 1943/1945
Units:5 - T34 | Morale:Steady | Training:Poor
Independent Tank Destroyer Batalion 1943/1945
Units:3 - SU85 | Morale:Steady | Training:Poor

Tank Brigade 1942
Battalions:2 Medium tank, 1 motor infantry
Tank Brigade 1943/1945
Battalions:3 Medium tank, 1 motor infantry

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