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Archive for January, 2000
Russia is given the advantage of going first and having the ability to do too much damage to Germany. What is the worst case scenario? I believe it is a move Germany can not immediately counter. A Russian capture of Finland-Norway is such a move and when combined with the destruction of the German Fleet in the Baltic, this would leave the territory and its surviving Russian tanks in relative safety.
Here is a Russian strategy that has proven so devastating to the Axis powers that it has forced my A&A buddies and I to a dopt a permanent “no Russian first attack” rule to compensate. Conventional wisdom has the Russians attacking eastern Europe on their first move.