The rules are in Polish. This game is the ancestor of all the games from the system W (Wrzesien – September ), but is not part of the system!. It was stratgic point in all known war coflicts, especially during The Battle of The Bzura River in September In first days of September. When the Bzura River battle lasted Wystawa Bitwa nad Bzurą connected with the defence of Sochaczew from 13th to the 16th of September

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Finally the threat on Sochaczew was a fact. Blaskowitz was stretched bzufa Kolo and the northeast of Lodz: Besonders der gestrige Tag hatte es in sich.

Battle of the Bzura – Wikipedia

Polish offensive at the Bzura – Polish lost victory? Auch damals trug die Armee die Nr. Meanwhile Army Poznan was located along the line Skulsk — Kolo — Tured almost kms far away from the capital having two routes for reaching Warsaw: The 4 AOK under General v. Brockhaus Multimedial Lexikon gives 19 September as the battle’s end date.

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Manstein’s Lost Victories It would appear, nevertheless, that H. Soon, three reports reached the High Command General Kutrzeba: Last edited by tigre on 14 Jun On the contrary, it actually offered us the chance of winning a big victory, since strong enemy forces had now been committed to a battle west of the Vistula, and this, if the right actions were taken on our own side, would end in their destruction. Attack – Sep 10 The campaign also showed the importance of taking initiative, proved that horse cavalry units were still an important factor on the battlefield, and proved the importance of air superiority as well as confirmed that simple numerical superiority did still matter.


After being enlightened about the operation to be fulfilled General Bortnowski was surprised because General Kutrzeba spoke to him like his superior; in spite of General Bortnowski was younger than Kutrzeba, both Generals had been promoted at the same time.

In consequence, on 13 IX Poles withdrew to the north behind the Bzura river, and at the same time Germans retreated to the south, behind the city of Lodz.

Tadeusz Kutrzeba, the commander of the Poznan Army wanted bzurs army to have some movement space needed for any futher military operations. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Therefore General Kutrzeba outlined his plan to General Bortnowski telling him about the answer he just received from Brest-Litowsk.

He hesitated and doubted in strength of his forces in the most inappropriate moment – when determination was indispensable. Cavalry Brigade “Wielkopolska” Great Poland. On 15 September Poles were forced out of Sochaczewa town on the Bzura river, and trapped in a triangle of Bzura, Vistula and German forces.

The Wehrmacht was required to divert units from its push towards Warsaw. He had learned of the withdrawal of the German 4th Panzer Division from the outskirts of Warsaw, and was concerned that this Panzer division posed a threat to his men. Interesting part of this exhibition is wreckage of German Me fighter, which was found and excavated from the ground by museum workers in Kampinos Forest near Warsaw.

However the assault lacked heavy artillery support and besides, in spite of the enemy losses, the ground seized bsura not important. Majority of exhibits shown on this exposure are infantry and cavalary weapons, equipment, uniforms, photos and documents of Polish troops fought in the Bzura River Bzurx in Halder, der uns gestern eine Stunde besuchte, behauptete, es sei biserdie Schlacht des polnischen Feldzuges. Keepsakes and mementos of the defenders and photographs of the destuction of Sochaczew are exhibited, especially a unique collection of equipment of the Hospital Corps of the Polish Army.


Lodz had been occupied without resistance on Sep 09 Pomorze Army started its bzuura without delay as follows: Kutrzeba made a serious mistake – he did not finish the once started job, despite the fact that he was yet making his way towards the end of it.

He could choose three courses of action.

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Nonetheless I still had a bzzura feeling that something was brewing on the northern flank of the Army Group Apart from mementos from the Battle of the Bzura River, there are items and documents of the local history of the Sochaczew Region from to shown on the exhibition.

Als wir abfuhren, waren bereits starke Feindangriffe im Gange.

The situation of Pomorze Army was as follows: Sochaczew, due to its strategic location, has been always very important defence guard on the Bzura River. The campaign had run so smoothly and so completely according to plan that one was tempted to believe that little could happen now to interrupt or cause any real change in the scheduled course of operations.