Well, finally most of our troops arrive at the new line. Now we need to make sure it holds untill next winter, when the rivers once more means nothing. As feared, two infantry divisions are lost during the retreat. Still it could be worse I guess, just ask Napoleon...
The USSR make 11 attacks, scoring 2 helds, 2 retreats, 6 routs and 1 surrender this turn.
USSR : 47.000 troops, 194 guns, 125 AFVs, 307 AC.
Axis : 42.000 troops, 556 guns, 39 AFVs, 3 AC.
2 infantry divisions surrender to the USSR this turn. We simply had no chance to aid them, so it was better to take the loss than to risk more troops in a vain attempt to break them out.
Manpower : 431.544
Vehicle : 187.961
Armaments : 199.452
Hiwi : 769
All 4 partisans are delt with.
What is my main concern now is to hold the new line. However our troops are still worn out, and in several places the fortification level is only 2...
"Hun skal torpederes!" - Birger Eriksen
("She is to be torpedoed!")