The Germans open the offensive with a devastating Surprise turn catching the Soviets completely off guard.
Rolling enough sixes to win a car at a charity event AGS blows an 80 mile wide hole in the front line extending SW from Kowel almost to the suburbs of Lvov; although a half-hearted assault by infantry fails to take the city. (NE)
In the north AGN makes a less spectacular start but is only faced with cadres and fleeing remnants across a 50 mile gap. Further south AGC crosses the river west of Wino in force and is anticipated to engage Western MD reserves guarding the approach to Minsk within a week gaining freedom to detach recon elements to Beranowicze to seal the fate of all bypassed resistance north of the Pripet.
Losses: Soviet Defence factors. Isolated = 19. Non-isolated = 96. Axis losses = 0