1948-Battle of East Xuzhou(Phase 1 of Xuzhou 48)
Date: From 6-11-1948 to 23-11-1948
Time scale: half week per turn
Unit scale: Corp
Xuzhou Anti-bandit HQ
Xuzhou Anti-bandit HQ: red on blue
3rd Pacification Zone: black
7th Corp Army: blue
2th Corp Army: brown on blue
13th Corp Army: white on blue
16th Corp Army: black on blue
Air Force: red on green
ECFA:white on brown
Shandong Group:purple on brown
North Jiangsu Group:Green on brown
Note: Destroy each HQ can gain extra VP.Destroy NRA's unit will give PLA more equipment.
After the fall of Jinan to the Communists on 24 September 1948, the PLA began planning for a larger campaign to engage the remaining Nationalist forces in the Shandong province and their main force in Xuzhou. In face of the rapidly deteriorating military situation in the Northeast, the Nationalist government decided to deploy on both sides of the Tianjin–Pukou Railway to prevent the PLA from advancing south toward the Yangtze River.
To defend Xuzhou, NRA decided to retreat 7th Corp Army, which under Lieutenant General Huang Baitao's command,from Xinanzhen to Xuzhou,but also ask him wait for three days before 44th Army from Haizhou arrived.On 6 November,44th Army arrived Xinanzhen and joined 7th Corp Army, Huang Baitao strarted retreated.On 8 November they crossed canel.10 November arrived Nianzhuangyu,where only 40 km from Xuzhou.11 November,5 CPLA's Columns surrounded Nianzhuangyu,the Battle of East Xuzhou began.
12 November,Du yuming,the vice Commander of Xuzhou Anti-bandit HQ,command 3 Corpa Armys(2nd,13th,16th) move east and tried to break PLA's defence line to rescue 7th Corp Army.Both side suffered heavy loss in next two weeks.
21 November,7th Corp Army was in fact collapse,Huang Baitao commited suicide on 22 November.
23 November,all 3 Corpa Armys retreated to Xuzhou,,the Battle of East Xuzhou ended.
Update 9/7：fix some bug.make map bigger
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