From: Columbia, MD. USA
Allied Turn July 29, 1944
Previous Axis Turn:
Frozen in the Arctic. Clear Everywhere else.
More retreating in Russia, Daugavpils and Wilno are abandoned. A force defends around Riga. Nikolayev is given up rather than face Russian Artillery.
German naval units blockade southern Finnish ports and the island port of Kuressaare.
Romanian units in Bulgaria move north out of view.
The German Armor in Italy retreats to Brescia.
A German AA unit arrives northwest of Reims, behind a fortification.
German Morale is improved with the formation of the Volksgernadier and investment in the Volkssturm.
Frozen in the Arctic. Rain in England. Mud in Finland. Sandstorm in Iraq. Clear Everywhere else.
The cut off and out of supply German Recon unit in Najaf is destroyed, but does 1 damage to the American (str 7) Armor that attacked it.
A Canadian Corps sweeps through the town on it's way south to clean up Kuwait and the Persian oil fields.
Eisenhower shakes hands with the three Corps commanders of the Russians and wishes them God's Speed on their way back to Russia.
American 155mm Howitzers bombard Parma (twice) and Verona (once).
2 US Armies attack the German Corps in Parma and do 6 damage, one of the Armies takes 1 back. This allows an American Corps to enter the gap between Parma and Genoa.
American bombers (1 Med & 1 TAC) then hit the German paratroopers in Verona for 4 damage.
The Paratroopers are then destroyed by a US Army, the Rangers and a US Corps.
The USAAC Piñata takes a point of damage while taking photographs south of Innsbruck, Germany. They find a German Corps in the location and spot a German HQ in Trento.
The Army liberates Verona, and the Rangers race ahead and take a right at the fork to liberate Padua.
P51s strafe a German Garrison in the swamp to the northwest of Venice and do 1 damage, but take 1 damage as well.
A US Corps then destroys the Garrison, taking 1 damage themselves and occupies the hex, then moves to the north of Venice. A US Destroyers then blockades the Venetian port.
A US Army and Corps do 4 damage to the German Garrison in Genoa but fail to dislodge them.
Turkish forces, including 1 Army and 3 Corps destroy a German Cavalry division in Burgas, Bulgaria with the help of a strike from UK Tactical bombers. The town is then captured.
2 UK TAC bombers strike the Romanian Corps southeast of Nish for 6 damage.
A Greek Corps then exchanges 1 damage with the Romanian and hex swaps with the 9 str Greek Army, which then does 2 damage and forces them to retreat to the northeast.
The elite Greek Army then destroys the Romanian Corps and moves next to Nish.
A UK Corps does 4 damage to a German Garrison in Pleven.
The UK Heavy Artillery that helped take Sofia, shows up behind the lines on the western side of the Balkan front which has been exceptionally static due to Mountains, an AA Gun and a close proximity German HQ.
Brest is squeezed... err... liberated by a UK Corps and Armor, the defending Garrison is destroyed.
A UK Corps liberates Bourges on the approach to Vichy, while another races down the road towards Bordeaux.
Coastal Batteries at Amiens and Calais are bombarded by Battleships and a Heavy Cruiser.
An American Army does 4 damage to the Batteries at Amiens.
101st & 82nd Airborne flank the German AA unit, and a 8 str US Army liberates Reims.
US Armor destroys the Amiens coastal Battery in 1 shot and takes 1 damage doing so.
The US Armor then uses its 2nd strike and does 4 damage to the AA Battery through the fortification but takes 2 damage in the process.
The US Army that advanced to Reims then attacks the AA in the flank for 3 more damage.
The 101st, south of the AA gun then destroys it, taking 1 damage, and advances into the hex.
A British Army advances on Lille, destroys the Garrison and liberates the city.
The US Army in Amiens then moves north so that it is just south of Calais.
Russian Maritime bombers nearly sink the Admril Scheer (CA), near Turku, doing 6 damage (str 7 to start). They take 3 damage back from the Heavy Cruiser.
Russian Tactical bombers strike at a German Corps southeast of Riga, and German fighters intercept: GE FTR -3, GE CORPS -2, RU FTR -2, RU TAC -2
2 9 strength Russian Armies then attack the Corps and do 5 damage to it, while one of them takes 2 back.
Russian JS-2 model 44 (level 4) Heavy Tanks move next to the Corps and destroy it.
A Shock Army crosses the river and attacks a German Corps south of the recently destroyed Corps. The Shock Army takes 1 damage and removes a level of entrenchment from the defender, but also gives it a pip of experience.
T34/85 (level 4) move into the hex of the destroyed Corps and attack the Corps that the Shock Army attacked. They do 5 damage in 2 strikes and take 1 back, then hex swap with the Army behind them.
Daugavpils is liberated and a Corps and Army move next to a German Corps 2 hexes south of the one the Shock Army attacked. The Army attacks the Corps and does 2 while taking 1 back.
The Heavy Armor then attack the 5 strength Corps across the river that had been attacked by the Shock Army and regular Armor with its 2nd strike. Non favorable results ensue with the Corps taking 3 and the Heavy Armor 2.
Still it allows a Corps to cross the river and slip by the now 2 strength Corps and attack it, exchanging 1 damage and leaving the German Corps at 1 strength.
Wilno is liberated and a AT unit is spotted in Kaunas.
The Swamp king (Partisans) spots another AT unit in Brest-Litovsk.
A damaged (str 6) Corps scouts forward and spots a German Cavalry division in Grodno, a Panzer Grenadier southwest of Kaunas and a Fighter in Gumbinnen
A Shock Army moves south of Kaunas, and attacks the Panzer Grenadiers (8 str, 41% morale & readiness) across the river doing 2 damage and taking 1. A German Panzer unit is spotted northwest of Kaunas.
A Russian Mech moves northeast of Grodno, does 4 damage to the occupying Cavalry as they retreat to the southwest.
A Russian Corps stumbles into a German Panzer northeast of Tarnopol and takes 3 damage.
Just north of the Crimea, the Russians make contact with a German Army, German Corps and a Romanian Army as they liberate the abandoned town of Nikolayev.
Tactical bombers strike the Romanian Army on the Black Sea Coast and do 4 damage, but take 2 back (even though the Army has 0 in AA).
2 Armies attack the Romanian Army, do 4 damage and force it to retreat, as one of the Armies takes 2 damage back.
Neither Army is able to take the hex, but Russian paratroopers land there and attack the 2 strength Romanians, but can only exchange 1 damage. They do spot another Romanian Corps and German HQ to the west of Odessa.
Soviet Morale boosted by liberation of France.
Syria called upon to join Allies.
Spain Axis 54%
Syria Axis 61% (before events)
Saudi Arabia Allied 32%
UK 76% Morale
USA 101% Morale
USSR 120% Morale (before events)
FR 99% Morale
IT 96% Morale (Allied)
GE 84% Morale
UK 19,596 MPP in combat losses
USA 4,550 MPP in combat losses
USSR 27,146 MPP in combat losses
GE 69,047 MPP in combat losses
IT 10,728 MPP in combat losses
FR 7,377 MPP in combat losses (this includes the Netherlands & Belgium)
UK 259 MPP lost to Subs/Raiders
USSR 83 MPP lost to Subs/Raiders
GE 1,804 MPP lost to Subs/Raiders
GE 853 MPP lost to Strategic Bombing
IT 5 MPP lost to Strategic Bombing
UK 20,745 MPP on Units, 250 MPP on Diplomacy, 4,275 MPP on Tech
USA 18,515 MPP on Units, 750 MPP on Diplomacy, 6,375 MPP on Tech
USSR 37,878 MPP on Units, 250 MPP on Diplomacy, 5,125 MPP on Tech
IT-A 234 MPP on Units, 150 MPP on Diplomacy, 0 MPP on Tech
FR 1,619 MPP on Units, 50 MPP on Diplomacy, 0 MPP on Tech
GE 46,170 MPP on Units, 300 MPP on Diplomacy, 2,725 MPP on Tech
IT 5,640 MPP on Units, 150 MPP on Diplomacy, 1,200 MPP on Tech
US Income: 882 MPP (excluding Lend Lease)
USSR Income: 752 MPP (excluding Lend Lease)
GE Income: ??? MPP (estimate)
Total Allied Income: 2,378 MPP (65 MPP belongs to Italy & 90 to France, 75 of which is temporary bonus)
Total Axis Income: ~ ??? MPP (estimate)
GE 83 Land Units, 12 Air Units
IT 0 Land Units, 0 Air Units
UK 48 Land Units, 10 Air Units
USA 34 Land Units, 18 Air Units
USSR 129 Land Units, 16 Air Units
*Note: Some extra units of mine are displayed out of my opponent's current view. They were visible to him at replay time, and are no longer due to his loss of a unit(s).
Again I'll add an unedited picture sometime in the future.
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