Letters from Sir George Hamilton Seymour, the British ambassador to St. Petersburg, to Lord John Russell, in 1853, in the run up to the Crimean War, quote Nicholas I of Russia as saying that the Ottoman Empire was "a sick man—a very sick man," a "man" who "has fallen into a state of decrepitude", or a "sick man ... gravely ill".
Well, it is time for this man to get on some meds and take back what is rightfully his!
Hi everyone and welcome to my second Vicky 2 AAR. I am a high school teacher who just got out for the summer and what is the first thing I feel like doing for my vacation? I'll make an AAR I had a blast making my first Vicky AAR with China, so I figured it was time to pop on another. Just like my last AAR, I am going to use many visuals and write about my personal motives more than like telling a story.
V 2.31 AHD
So why the Ottomans? Well, I wanted to make things interesting by trying to get this sick man off life support. How do I do this you ask? Well, take back the lands he lost. That is right, a reconquest. Now I know getting all of the Balkans back will be extremely difficult, but I am looking to snatch back as many North African and Middle Eastern areas as possible or put them under my wings. So lets begin
Everyone gather around. It is time to be a relevant nation once more!
The first Ally I gain(on top of my satellites) is Austria. I plan on being buddies with them as long as possible so I can take on Asia and North Africa with no enemies on my back door.