I moved the Quebec troops to London and the Ontario troops to Scotland. Otherwise I lost the starting fighters but added 6 inf + Fighter UK1, 10 infantry UK2, and 9 infantry UK3. He had 4 bombers, 9 tanks, 1 fighter, 10 arty, 5 mech, and 24 infantry with bombards from cruiser and BB (IIRC we were playing FtF and he didn’t have time to send me a Triple A save before he went on vacation). It’s probably more than 20 units actually since I barely made a dent in the infantry.
He also managed a Calcutta Crush in the Pacific. He figures it’ll take him 4 turns to get Sydney. I put out some blockers in the central Pacific to keep his fleet off of mine which just took the Carolines but he’s working on a way to sweep them aside so he can do an air raid to wipe my fleet and non-combat move his carriers so they can land. I still have a small group of ships in Pearl and 4 fighters on Gilbert Islands so he’s worried about counter attacks. But he has clear shot at controlling money islands and just that Carolines fleet between him and Sydney.
For my part I’ve got Africa and ME. French fleet survived along with a couple of UK ships in Med so I’m convoying Italy. I’ve landed a UK tank in Southern France and I have some US troops ready to land as well.
Russia I’d been pretty aggressive with since there was no doubt about Sea Lion. I actually built a couple of transports and tons of tanks, mech, and arty. I took Finland, Norway, and Denmark as well as Poland, Slovakia/Hungary, and Romania. He used Italian blockers to stop me from blitzing further. The Balkans have like 1 or 2 Italian tanks left, and Italy only has a small stack of infantry (like 6) left on Rome. He’s got pretty big stacks on Germany and Western Germany but that’s about it. So if I can manage to take out his transports I can pretty much save Europe but not likely to get London back anytime soon.
So Russia, having captured all of those territories, would have an income of at least 60 and probably more. Germany, having lost the same territories, can’t have much more than about 35, and Italy is also in poor shape if you have Africa and the Middle East. Those “tons” of Russian tanks and mechs should soon be able to overrun the Balkans as well, making the Bear even bigger and adding to Axis woes (I’m assuming here that Germany has no way of recapturing the territories mentioned on a permanent basis without Russia stepping in again on their turn).
In other words, it seems like Russia should easily be able to overcome the European Axis all by itself. Which implies that while it may not “feel” right, there’s absolutely no compelling reason to liberate London in the first place. Within some five rounds, it may even become the last German holdout
As for the US: as tempting as it may be to gain naval supremacy over Germany in order to liberate London and re-activate the UK as an income-generating Allied power, your description of the situation in the Pacific seems quite alarming. Therefore, I’d say that any further US effort in the European theater is waste of resources that should be used to stop Japan from going against the tide of the overall war by scoring a Pacific victory, So my advice would be to immediately go full-Pacific with the US, including anything that is now on the Atlantic side of the board, and save Sydney and Honolulu.