Lesson learned sometimes looking at the map for a while will prompt an experiment.
Sometimes going for broke creates opportunity, or drives a poor reaction.
Often desperation is the mother of invention.
The Axis in the North had a choice, call it done thanks for playing or dig deep and find a way to isolate the Soviet city.
1st Panzer, and 19th Panzer drove deep into enemy territory. 7th Panzer saw an opportunity. It took the last of much needed supply and drove to encircle the lightly defended and unscreened Soviet extender!
Yep Treebark, laying around in a pile of DG markers were the consumed TreeBark counters of the Soviet defense of Brynsk.
The Germans now put them to good use.
2-3 combats ensue, more details in the Battle Report forth coming.