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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/2/2021 8:37:45 PM   
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T50 8/10/40 The Germans are moving into position in Greece.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/2/2021 10:38:46 PM   
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T54 9/7/40 This screen shot shows I have reached my goal of 40000 rifle squads of the German Army has been destroyed before the fall of Greece. That will give the Russians an even chance to hold out since the Germans will have no reserves when they invade Russia.

Look at the previous screen shot to see the Greek defensive line. It will take a few more turns before Athens can be taken.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 2:12:37 AM   
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T57 9/28/40 The Spartans are holding up the Panzers.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 2:14:14 AM   
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T57 9/28/40 The Italians are being wiped out in front of Tobruk.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 4:05:47 AM   
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T59 10/12/40 Benghazi under threat! The Axis Bot is making new panzer divisions...




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 6:38:11 AM   
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T62 11/2/40 The line finally gave way in Greece. The Germans will still need to fight to get to Athens.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 6:40:51 AM   
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T62 11/2/40 The British forces are making sure the Italian units do not get in the rear to cut supply.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 3:20:49 PM   
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T65 11/23/40 The battle for Greece continues.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 3:22:21 PM   
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T65 11/23/40 The Italians are being mopped up near Tobruk




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 5:53:23 PM   
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T69 12/21/40 I think Greece will hold out in Athens. The Bot many times will bypass objectives that are not worth the effort. The Bot also needs certain minimum odds to attack. Here many units have moved on so Churchill has his bridgehead in the soft underbelly of Europe.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/3/2021 5:55:36 PM   
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T68 12/14/40 The Duce will keep fighting here. Once Tobruk is taken the Afrika Korps may challenge suez.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 2:20:43 AM   
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T79 3/1/41 The UK forces are now advancing to take Tobruk and go all the way to Tripoli and engage the Afrika Korps that will enter once Tobruk is no longer Axis.

Up to now I have been eliminating the scouts and efforts by Italian units to get to Suez.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 2:22:14 AM   
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T80 3/8/41 Here is a view of the troops the Axis Bot is forming for Barbarossa.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 3:06:44 AM   
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T81 3/15/41 Here is a view of the Afrika Korps initial units landed due to the occupation of Tobruk. As you can see the Allied forces are not far from Tripoli. The war in Afrika will now heat u[.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 4:03:38 AM   
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T82 3/22/41 This is the start of the first battle for the DAK. While there are some Italian units visible to help, the Axis bot is outnumbered by the Allies. We shall see what the Bot does next... Most of the Allied units are not visible in this view.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 5:03:58 AM   
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T82 3/22/41 This view shows the Axis attack. The panzers thrust deep into the British line which turns out to be more than they can accomplish.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 5:05:57 AM   
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T82 2/22/41 This view shows the 21st panzer was wiped out by the UK attacks and the 15th has very little left. The British forces clearly will overpower the DAK on this first battle.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 5:41:38 AM   
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T84 4/5/41 This view shows Axis troops that can move east to clash with the Brits. In addition, as shown the Axis will be replacing most or all of their losses within 3 turns. They all appear near Tripoli. Any British losses and new units will have to arrive at suez.

I think the Axis Bot can make a fight of it right here for some time. I may even have to fall back to Tobruk.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 6:49:35 AM   
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T85 4/12/41 This view shows the Allies pushing forward. However, I will try to consolidate here.

If I push too close to Tripoli the Axis Bot will call on Vichy to open their borders and allow the Axis in North Afrika to enter Tunisia. The large forbidden zone there was done to keep the Axis units near Tripoli. I had to make it wide to make sure units reconstituted stay on the Tripoli side and keep fighting. Then I noticed in testing the Axis forces in North Afrika panic and try to flee against the forbidden zone to enter Tunisia and get stuck there. Then they are easily eliminated when pinned against the wide forbidden zone.

To solve this I came up with an open border for Vichy to assist their allies. With this I then had to place the German Tunisia Panzer Army Afrika units to secure Tunis and Bizerte. Since they may arrive early they must arrive empty of any equipment. That way there is no imbalance in equipment and they will have to wait for Tigers, etc.

In practice this system works well whenever Vichy helps their Allies. So the Allies are advised not to try to win the Afrika war in 1940 or 1941. It may not go well for them if they force the Axis to mobilize early to stop them.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 2:41:27 PM   
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T86 4/19/41 Here is a view of the Bot trying to find a way through the allied line formed to refresh for the offensive to take Tripoli and then Tunisia. The Axis forces will move throughout Afrika if not contained. They never stop trying to reach their objective of the Suez Canal.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 3:08:39 PM   
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T87 4/26/41 Here is a view of the rapid Axis build up in Libya. The Axis reconstituted units are circled in blue for the next 2 turns. Except for the one assault gun unit in green, they will all appear in Tripoli. There are many eliminated Italian units that can't replace right now due to heavy losses.

I have not tried to invade Tunisia this early and incur the wrath of Axis troops arriving early along with fighting Vichy units early.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 3:31:31 PM   
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T87 4/26/41 Here is the big picture view of Vichy in North Afrika. The Allies need to take Algiers to get Vichy to surrender, which is circled in blue. That is a long way. The Axis air and naval control the Mediterranean at this time. The Allied forces would need to advance only on the ground. Supply would not be a problem due to many ports along the way but the reconstituted troops would need to march, not sail, from Suez!




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 8:32:17 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 On the eve of Barbarossa the UK attacks in Libya. The Germans lost the 21st Panaer.

I am keeping a very tidy front since the Axis Bot tries to bypass your main units and cut you off from supply. Once that happened and I could not get supply back. I struggled all the way back to Alamein due to small Italian units everywhere in my rear that were usually invisible until I ran into them.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 9:35:01 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 AGS prior to Barbarossa. The Bot placed all the units based on its needs for the objectives.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 9:44:20 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 AGC before Barbarossa





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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 9:47:41 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 AGS Note some of AGC forces are here in the South and many in Rumania because the Axis Bot does as it pleases. Many of these units have been to Poland and western Europe before being sent east.






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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 9:49:59 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 Here are the Russians on the main front.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/4/2021 9:51:06 PM   
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T94 6/14/41 Russians in the South




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/5/2021 1:42:14 AM   
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T96 6/28/41 This view shows the Moscow defenses forming quickly. That is most important.




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RE: WAW 1939-1945 PO Version 62221 Allied Human vs Axis... - 8/5/2021 5:37:49 AM   
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T98 7/12/41 This view shows the Norway units are late for the party. They must march to Murmansk and then to Leningrad. They eventually will cause trouble.




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