OK...turns 6 and 7 went down tonight. I started the night rolling very badly and finished rolling a bit more average...which I desperately needed to do as my Russian surge came through the west end of the village.
On the far eastern edge, a single German half-track has been tormenting a lone 8-0 and 5-2-7. But they are still in the fight and have managed to keep this German asset far from the real action.
Back at Castle 9-2 things went sour for the Germans. The broken HMG was destroyed with a 6 and one 4-6-7 failed to rally four times in a row. I have managed to DM them each turn by firing on their hex. Meanwhile my two squads in the house were broken and are cowering on the first floor. I managed to get another 5-2-7 in the house and they are in Melee with another German 4-6-7 on the ground floor. So turn 8 will be interesting.
Back on the Western edge of the village, good things came to the Russians as they managed to eliminate both 8-1 stacks. A beserk 3-2-8 took out the Northern 8-1 in CC and also died in the resulting carnage. The 8-1 in the south was broken and left behind a pinned 4-6-7 which died in the following Close Combat. So the Russians are gaining momentum.
But I won't find out for another two weeks...as this time next week...I'll be in Texas for the Texas ASL Tournament.