Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Hello and welcome to my first AAR. I almost always play Nazi Germany but decided to play as the USSR. This is how the scenario was created. I started as Nazi Germany in 1936 played historical till the fall of Poland.
Hearts of Iron: DD 1.3a
No reloads or gamey tactics
Played as Germany till November 24, 1940-
September 1939 Conquered Poland in 20 days
November 1939 Conquered Yugoslavia in about 25 days
December 1939 Conquered Greece in about 10 days
April 1940 Conquered; Demark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, and France in about 45 days
After conquering these nations I built 60 Submarine type 4’s and started to convoy raid sinking hundreds of convoys. Built up the Luftwaffe and started to build up a large motorized and armored army for the invasion of USSR. Which brings me to my next point…defend the motherland at all cost!
I played as follows:
Nazi Germany 1936 to November 24, 1940
USSR from Nov 24th 1940 till fall of Moscow or Berlin
The situation in Europe is deteriorating as nation after nation falls under rule of Nazi Germany. The Kriegsmarine continues to convoy raid possibly bringing the United Kingdom to its knees, the Luftwaffe battles the RAF and shoots downs hundreds of planes, and the OKW high command placed orders for hundreds of motorized and panzer forces for some sort of large land based action. The world is holding its breath to see what the engaged tyrant Adolf Hitler will do next? All we know is that Mother Russia is building up units at a neck breaking alarm in anticipation of defending its self from a unknown threat. Stalin has however repeatedly reassured us comrades that there is no immediate threat from Nazi Germany.
USSR High Command to all units in order of Priority:
1.Relocate to defensive positions
2.Create brigades for infantry units
3.Upgrade units as fast as possible
1.Create sustainable trade agreements
2.Build stock piles of supplies
1.Send spies to infiltrate the Third Reich
2.Seek out and destroy traitors and foreign spies within the country
1.Continue what the computer has purchased for orders then upgrade units
USSR High Command Report:
November 24, 1940
(First meeting of USSR High Command Along with respective Departments and Individuals)
Here is the current political situation. The Axis, which include Germany, Italy, Romanian, Hungary, Bulgaria, Finland, and Vichy France dominate the European continuant and most of the North Africa territories. Germany continues to fight Great Britain for control of the Atlantic and Italy fights for control of the Mediterranean Sea. There has been no Germany activity on land; however they are very busy in the sky. They continue to engage the RAF over France, while Italy pushes its gains towards the Middle East. High Command has seen fight that the USSR continue its course of not interfering with the current European situation. We already attempted to subdue Finland, but failed to achieve any victory. We have gained land in the Baltic States along with our half of Poland. We will continue to seek peace with our good friends ...the Axis.
USSR Technology and Research Report:
These are our current research and technology projects. Since the USSR is not likely to see any action in this conflict we’ve decided to research defense doctrines.
USSR Production Report:
We have not altered anything since the priovous orders (I am going to finish out what the computer started).
USSR ARMY COMMAND
Let’s get our forces to a more defensive position. We do not want to "strike fear" into the Germans by being to close to the line. Let’s spread out our forces a bit.
USSR High command:
We feel that our man power growth is sufficient at the time our Chief of staff Comrade Shaposhnkov has done an excellent job however Comrade Stalin feels Unit organization should take priority at this time. Therefore we will be replace Shaposhnkov with Comrade Meretskov. Thank you to all the respective departments and individuals for the update. We will not have another meeting till High Command sees fit. This was a general meeting and the format of the meetings may change over time. ( I may try to improve the format of meetins and screen shots over time. I'll try to update my progress tonight. I hope I do alright.)