From: Tucson, AZ
Hello, Larry, I am enjoying your AAR about D21. I too am trying that scenario out and am now on T14. As a rank amateur at this game, I am encouraged that I have progressed almost as well, but obviously you know more about the little things that help the Germans ... esp. w/re/to Leningrad and the naval support there. I haven't fiddled at all w/ the naval support, and am hoping you might give me some pointers. How do you get the German navy in there to support the Leningrad front?
Our games are practically identical as far as the front goes ... but I have run dangerously low on supplies, esp. around Kiev (already taken ... just biding my time to resupply before a push across the river there.)
In the meantime, I am trying to clear out the Pripyet Marshes near Kiev ... lots of resistance there.
Also, I see a few Italian units for you in the South, but I have not been able to find any that I can rail up into Romania. Are those contingent upon events? I'm trying to get the allies to rally around a pincer south of Kiev, but things are not going well for me there. The Russkies are putting up a difficult "hit and run" down there, slowing down my AGS.
Also, I am trying to get around Pskov better, but rear actions have slowed me down there. Seems like some Russkies keep popping up out of nowhere, my SS and police forces are having a hard time dealing w/ them.
Anyway, thanks again for the AAR, and any tips are greatly appreciated!
How do you get the German navy in there to support the Leningrad front? There are CD guns on the western coast of Estonia and Latvia that must be avoided but careful sailing can permit ships to move up to the north coast where there is an exclusion zones preventing movement east along the north coast near Talinin. You have to destroy the Soviet defenders in the hexes that block your movement to Helsinki. Hanko I think it's called. And yeah, we're on almost the same turn. I think you're a better player than you realize. The Finns activate on turns 5, 6, and 7 and the Rumanians activate on turn 4 and there's an event that has to happen to release the Bulgarians: you have to capture Sevastopol by midnight on 4Dec41 to release them. I'm glad you like the AAR; I'll try to make it more entertaining.
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