So, is it possible to recreate these two operations in WarPlan? And above all, with a historic pace.
In so many wargames, I am disappointed by the "Schlieffen like" invasion of France 1940.
The good news is yes, at last, this is possible in WarPlan. Easy against AI, more difficult against a human opponent who already knows your plan.
But, you must plan in advance for the success of the operation and this planification begins on Sept 1st, 1939. Indeed, the German OOB contains only two Armor corps.
You have to build two more Armor corps and two Mechanized corps in Europe 1939 scenario to match the OOB of Europe 1940 scenario. Of course, you need to keep your two existing Armor corps alive after Poland.
And, they have to be ready before May 10th, 1940 of course.
To followup on this, I wonder if it's possible as well to get the historical Barbarossa OB starting in May'40? You have to build 3 Pz Korps, 2-3 air, 2 Mountain, a sh*tload of truck supply, a couple subs and the Tirpitz ? Given that Axis losses will be much higher in 40-41 than 39, it seems very difficult. Still didn't try/test yet, so that's only speculative.