6 September 1943: Following the debacle at Kursk, the German Army reels back to the protection of the Dneiper River. The Red Army pursues hard trying to turn a retreat into a rout. A Soviet armored unit breaks through the thin line and heads for a vital road junction, hoping to cut off the retreating German infantry. Your tiny panzer group is the only unit capable of stopping them. You are outnumbered two to one, but your orders are firm: stop the Soviet tanks. With grim determination your tired tankers head down the road for another desperate battle.