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Given how OP the Reich is in this, Sealion might actually work.

Of course, the Soviets could take advantage of Germany's distraction...

Japan seems to be doing terribly. Will Germany attempt to aid their old allies, or will they let them burn?
 
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Alongside that, a report of the overall numbers of the Wehrmacht was attached. Though the numbers were slightly constricted due to the liberal disbanding of various semi-capable formations, the ones that remain are crack veterans fully supplied and reinforced. A large percentage of our infantry has already been converted to mountain troops, which positively reflects on our oil and supply usage.
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These new axis members are doing well than I anticipated (especially in Italy's nav bombers). it is really too bad that you can't make a Fascist France though.
 
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Given how OP the Reich is in this, Sealion might actually work.

Of course, the Soviets could take advantage of Germany's distraction...

Japan seems to be doing terribly. Will Germany attempt to aid their old allies, or will they let them burn?
Sealion will surely work if I can get my tanks across. The Britons have lost everything capable of dealing significant hard attack in Italy. The Soviets will hopefully remain steady and calm like thus far, else it's gonna be gg. Regarding Japan, I would like nothing more but to be able to help them somehow, but Germany is regrettably completely unable to project any kind of power that far from Europe. They are on their own for now.

These new axis members are doing well than I anticipated (especially in Italy's nav bombers). it is really too bad that you can't make a Fascist France though.
A French puppet would make this run trivially easy, agreed. Sadly, it cannot be done while Free France exists.
 
Given how OP the Reich is in this, Sealion might actually work.
Without proper escorts for the TPs (and subs certainly aren't)... yes, it might work but it is dependent on luck.
The Royal Navy is still big enough to show up, the HSubs engage, usually in best distance for all ships to shoot... at the German TPs. Even if all British ships get sunk at some point, probably still enough time for them to do havoc with the TPs.
In a game you can just reload, in reality I wouldn't dare to send out those TPs fully loaded with divisions.

Other than that: Fantastic chapter VIII !!!
 
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Without proper escorts for the TPs (and subs certainly aren't)... yes, it might work but it is dependent on luck.
The Royal Navy is still big enough to show up, the HSubs engage, usually in best distance for all ships to shoot... at the German TPs. Even if all British ships get sunk at some point, probably still enough time for them to do havoc with the TPs.
In a game you can just reload, in reality I wouldn't dare to send out those TPs fully loaded with divisions.

Other than that: Fantastic chapter VIII !!!
Thanks for the kind words! Regarding the gamble, it isn't much of a gamble at all, if one knows the way the AI works. The British AI doesn't consider the North Sea a priority area where to send their fleets normally, so they will never have an interdiction fleet there. They will only send ships once I start the landing to try and shore bombard or convoy raid. It would have been different had I attempted to land in the Channel itself. This way, the fleets sent from the Channel will fight my subs in the Pas de Calais, and the ones from Edinburgh and Scapa Flow will only reach me once my tanks have safely been disembarked and my transports out of harm's way. The only unlucky thing would be a random rebasing by the AI but that's a risk I'm willing to live with.
 
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Churchill and his cronies aren't (that) stupid. They know why the line is moving closer to the British Isles, and they are beginning to experience a tingle of fear. Britain can no longer count on her fleets to protect her, and most of their army lies dead fertilizing the ground in Italy. It is with great pleasure that Göring slides an old and dusty folder over the Chancellor's desk, for Hitler to sign his approval. The time has come for Germany to play the greatest gamble in military history and to attempt the unthinkable: Operation Sealion, shelved all the way back in 1941 and never considered a realistic possibility even at the height of the Reich's power.

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Ah, I had already been wondering what the transports were for, and I actually considered direct action against the SU the most viable option, with naval landings against Poland. Can you actually push for the peace event with the US if you succeed?
 
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Ah, I had already been wondering what the transports were for, and I actually considered direct action against the SU the most viable option, with naval landings against Poland. Can you actually push for the peace event with the US if you succeed?
It was the initial plan, yeah, but it's an incredibly risky maneuver that I likely wouldn't have been able to do without extensive savescumming, which I want to avoid. You only get peace with the US if the UK is dead as well IIRC, but I may be wrong here. Anyhow, the main reason behind Sealion is to limit the directions from which the US is going to be nuking me, so the interceptions are almost watertight.
 
It was the initial plan, yeah, but it's an incredibly risky maneuver that I likely wouldn't have been able to do without extensive savescumming, which I want to avoid. You only get peace with the US if the UK is dead as well IIRC, but I may be wrong here. Anyhow, the main reason behind Sealion is to limit the directions from which the US is going to be nuking me, so the interceptions are almost watertight.
Yeah, but at least in a regular 1933/1936 scenario the UK dies once you pull off Sealion as Germany, at least if you pull it off before the US joins the war, which I'm not certain off with the Götterdämmerung scenario
 
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Yeah, but at least in a regular 1933/1936 scenario the UK dies once you pull off Sealion as Germany, at least if you pull it off before the US joins the war, which I'm not certain off with the Götterdämmerung scenario
It does happen still, once you occupy the majority of the isles. However, you shall see why me going for Sealion instead of the Soviets directly is a ballsy move ;)
 
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Wow, this AAR was really excellent. I’m not normally so attracted to gameplay AARs - but Endseig setting is always so interesting, your presentation so well done and your gameplay feats so thrilling that I could not resist!

My only disappointment was that I ran out if
Updates on the cusp of Sealion!
 
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Wow, this AAR was really excellent. I’m not normally so attracted to gameplay AARs - but Endseig setting is always so interesting, your presentation so well done and your gameplay feats so thrilling that I could not resist!

My only disappointment was that I ran out if
Updates on the cusp of Sealion!
Thank you kindly, glad to have you on board! I will hopefully rectify the lack of further reading soon.
 
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Chapter IX - Gott Strafe England

As the morning hours arrive, the dreamy English city of Hull wakes up, the war being just another curiosity in the newspapers for the past couple of years. Sure, the news arriving home haven't been pleasant recently, especially considering there likely are worse things that the Daily Mail dares not publish, and many a neighbour not knowing what became of their sons and husbands on the frontlines of Italy. But alas, life goes on, and the busy morning continues, as there is work to do and chores to see to. Anyone considering the war to be a more pressing matter than the milkman coming around on time would be receiving fairly odd looks this far North. As such, no wonders that the majority of population stood frozen in shock as they saw thousands of parachutes decorate the morning sky and German paratroopers taking swift control of the port installations. The war had finally arrived to Hull, England.

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Informed by their intelligence channels, a Soviet flotilla attempts to squeeze through the submarine blockade to try and disrupt the landing attempt somehow, but is immediately sunk on contact.

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As Britain reels in shock due to the unthinkable happening before their eyes, German panzers come ashore and the armored columns penetrate into the countryside. It will take all of the remaining German shipping to sustain this invasion, and the submariners have the instruction to lay their lives down for Germany if anyone even thinks of interfering with the convoy line.

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The swiftly advancing panzers destroy numerous American planes on the ground, their pilots not taking action in time to take them out of the harm's way. No one had a contingency for this, after all.

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The British Home Guard finally manages to mount some sort of defense on the outskirts of Manchester, as well las the remaining armor in the isles being scrambled to try and delay the enemy advance into Lincolnshire.

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The rapidly formed officer detachments in Sunderland are routed as quickly as it took them to see the armored horde advancing onto their positions.

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The defense of Manchester also cracks mere three hours after the onset of hostilities. The Britain's nightmare is just about to begin, and the public will actually be expected to deliver on Churchill's promises of 1940. They will need to fight us on the beaches and the landing grounds, and even London itself soon enough.

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An American strategic bomber wing is captured on the ground in Sunderland, having obviously been abandoned in the chaos.

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Feldmarschall von Lenski advances on the capital of Scotland, where no troops capable of inflicting significant damage on his panzers reside. The invasion is almost boring him compared to the thrilling race in France two years before.

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The city of Manchester falls to the advancing Germans, but it does leave a gap in the advance. There shouldn't be a way for the Anglos to exploit it, given the attack in Lincoln.

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A British combined wing, not having been notified amidst the absolute meltdown of the communication lines, lands at a German-held Manchester airport and is promptly captured.

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Dönitz, Germany's undisputed champion of the seas, sets sail again with his fleet of nowadays obsolete subs and sinks a British transport flotilla likely shipping colonial troops back to the isles to aid the crumbling defense. The Italian bombers dispose of any survivors.

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The defense of Edinburgh is broken and Lenski stands victorious once again. The men under his commando enjoy this sort of more relaxed warfare admittedly. Of course, there is a looming danger of the convoy line being broken, but that's a more indirect threat a common soldier cannot afford to think about with bullets whizzing above his head.

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A detachment of British officers attempts to break the lines of communication between the advancing panzers in Manchester and the beachhead. Vastly too optimistic of an undertaking for the lads.

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They rout instantly.

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Supply lines are restored and the troops in Manchester advance southwards once more. The defense of Lincoln is building up, the tanks having bought enough time for their less mobile brethren to arrive.

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The Luftwaffe bombers get intercepted and suffer heavy casualties, as the rocketeers cannot provide cover that far away from our coasts.

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Von dem Bach Zelewski is forced to cease his advance, as his troops haven't had a proper chance to rest and reorganize after transport.

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The same goes for Hoth's panzers, as he gets counterattacked in Manchester. The situation has suddenly turned from an easy stroll through the English countryside into a familiar slog much like the one in the plains of France. It truly is unfortunate for the British that the German soldier thrives in such an inhumane environment. Even the oil is out, as it most often used to be the case.

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Completely unfazed, Lenski continues on his Scottish campaign, swatting counterattacks left and right, hell-bent on his mission to encircle Carlisle.

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The soft British country boys apparently lack the resolve to engage in a prolonged struggle with the grizzled veterans of many a brutal campaign, and Hoth stands victorious in Manchester, with ample time to reinforce and reorganize. The defense of Lincoln also starts to crumble under the sustained assault.

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Despite the state of utter disarray, Zelewski throws his forces against Carlisle to prevent them from reacting to the encirclement attempt from the north.

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Lincolnshire is finally captured, with the Fallschirmjäger inflicting twice as many casualties on the British despite their complete lack of heavy weaponry. No amount of armor will ever replace a good 'ole infantry push, and Sir Douglas Haig sheds a single tear in Heavens, finally at peace.

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A Venezuelan division, having likely been lost in transit and somehow ending up in England, surrenders in shock after seeing actual combat for the first time.

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As he usually does, Ringel arrives with his troops in the nick of time to bolster the advance with his fresh soldiers.

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As such, another division retreating from Lincoln is captured, with Lenski simultaneously demolishing any sort of organized defense in Dumfries.

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Sheer hubris is a perfectly valid substitute for combat readiness, or so it seems. Back-Zelewski stands triumphant in Carlisle. An assault on Manchester is renewed by the increasingly desperate Home Guard.

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To nail the final nail into the coffin of the once proud British Empire, Ringel pushes southward into Portsmouth to try and reach the Channel.

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The Bomber Command must somehow have missed the memo about the country getting invaded, as they continue attempting to bomb Germany undeterred. Of course, they don't get past the air defense line.

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The assault on Manchester is repelled once more after the unsupported infantrymen, surprisingly, sustained horrific casualties despite the overwhelming numerical advantage.

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To add insult to injury, a counterattack is immediately ordered on Birmingham by Student and Christiansen.

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Due to the sustained casualties, the Luftwaffe returns to Germany for reorganization and repair. They have done most of their job already, and the rest lies upon the shoulders of troops on the ground now. The precious oil trickle needs to be used to intercept any vengeful bombing attempts, especially if the payload is glowing radioactive.

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Evidently, a little charity is not beneath the perfidious Americans, as they basically shower our land troops with planes to capture. The Brits won't permit themselves to be outshined on the home turf either.

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Ringel is counterattacked in Oxford, due to the ongoing engagement in Portsmouth sapping his troops' organization and strength.

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The encirclement of Carlisle is successful, and an American division under the British command is forced to surrender.

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The remnants of the Royal Navy attempt to break the submarine blockade and are dealt a stinging yet routine defeat at this point. Two battleships join their sisters at the bottom of the Channel.

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As the British throw an increasing amount of men and materiel into the fray, the attacks on Portsmouth and Norwich are forced to cease in favour of reorganization and resupply.

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However, Hoth judges his troops rested enough and orders an attack into Wales.

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Another division surrenders in Carlisle, as the Scots reenter their abandoned capital. That will be rectified rather quickly, though.

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The battle of Birmingham is a resounding success.

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Apparently, the UK isn't the only island nation getting its shit kicked in, as Japan spirals into increasingly miserable depths. Their last puppet is annexed by the Nationalist Chinese, while Korea seems not to even be defended, judging by the speed of the American advance.

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Heisenberg completes another nuclear tech, but a newer mountain troop model is judged to be more immediately useful so it is chosen as a subsequent research effort.

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With the news of victory in Caernarfon, Paul Hausser, the hero of the Bulge, comes to Ringel's aid in Oxford.

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Sadly, it isn't enough. Ringel and Hausser are forced to retreat, but others take their place and counterattack Oxford immediately.

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The battle is quickly brought to its closure, as the disorganized British advance rendered their lone division unable to hold the province and allowed us to defeat them in detail.

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As that is happening in the south, Lenski demolishes the defense of Edinburgh for God knows which time already.

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With that, the initial phase of the invasion of Britain is concluded. The Home Guard attempts to mount one last desperate stand in the south of the country and secure a perimeter around their capital. Will the technical and tactical superiority of the Germans prevail against the gritty determination of the British volunteers is a question only time will answer, but it is safe to say that Winston Churchill likely has upped his Cuban cigar and whisky consumption tenfold.
 
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The Brits are actually giving you a harder time than I thought they would.
 
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Sealion is on the verge of succeeding, but an old ally is about to die…

Sealion takes precedence here. I think that avoiding the Channel was a good idea, and it certainly seems to have paid off.

Also, the Sealion chapter isn’t threadmarked.
 
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It's not as if Germany can do much about the imminent defeat of Japan. By keeping the Soviets at bay they have already long prevented their entry into the East Asian theatre of the war
 
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The Brits are actually giving you a harder time than I thought they would.
Fighting with no oil, red tc and late game doctrines is a pain, to say the least.

Sealion is on the verge of succeeding, but an old ally is about to die…

Sealion takes precedence here. I think that avoiding the Channel was a good idea, and it certainly seems to have paid off.

Also, the Sealion chapter isn’t threadmarked.
I'm perfectly happy trading one extremely powerful island nation for a dying one in the far east. Thanks for reminding me about the threadmark, I often forget it. Will add the links on
ce I'm back on my computer

It's not as if Germany can do much about the imminent defeat of Japan. By keeping the Soviets at bay they have already long prevented their entry into the East Asian theatre of the war
Precisely. I could have theoretically rushed the Sealion and maybe even a landing in the US, but I'd have needed a vastly different strategy. Japanese AI being entirely braindead and suiciding anything it builds into the American carrier deathstacks cannot really be helped either. Oddly enough, I do think that a Japanese Endsieg would be much easier than the German one, as they start with a huge manpower pool, have yet to research their best doctrines and actually are too far out of the way for the Allies to inconvenience them with aircraft if a couple of islands are retaken. If the Philippines and everything up to Guam is held, the Americans can't even nuke you before like 1950 at best. (I have never actually done a Japanese Endsieg so I don't actually know if this is an accurate estimate, but I've been toying with the idea for quite a while.)
 
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I have never actually done a Japanese Endsieg so I don't actually know if this is an accurate estimate, but I've been toying with the idea for quite a while.
Next time?

But IMHO this will be really hardcore, even more so than with Germany. Japan has basically no spearhead material, hasn't even researched MOT, even less access to oil than Germany, has light infantry doctrine but has researched mtn only upto 1935 (besides not having researched the all important 1942 doctrine "infiltration assault" which skyrockets GDE from 69 to 100%).
have yet to research their best doctrines
*grin
That's a much nicer way to describe it.
 
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I've tried the Japanese scenario for a bit out of curiosity, and I think the massive fleet disparity is the biggest issue - you start with barely 4 Carriers while the US has 17, and a considerable number of them start up in places where they will be able to disrupt your transports. Convoy issues aside (and they would probably be aplenty), I struggled to find ways to transport troops to China, and you really need some more divisions than you start with in the theater.
 
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Next time?

But IMHO this will be really hardcore, even more so than with Germany. Japan has basically no spearhead material, hasn't even researched MOT, even less access to oil than Germany, has light infantry doctrine but has researched mtn only upto 1935 (besides not having researched the all important 1942 doctrine "infiltration assault" which skyrockets GDE from 69 to 100%).

*grin
That's a much nicer way to describe it.
We shall see. I intended this to be a one-off thing, but it is kind of fun to play this way. This AAR is also getting many more people interacting than I expected (I had thought the AAR forums were mostly dead), so I'll consider doing a Japan run afterwards.
Anyway, Japan doesn't need anything but cav to win. Infiltration assault and the doc after it give +30% night attack/def/move to it combined, makes them more potent than tanks in the rough terrain. Militia spam to hold the lines and cav to push, it's as easy as it gets.
I've tried the Japanese scenario for a bit out of curiosity, and I think the massive fleet disparity is the biggest issue - you start with barely 4 Carriers while the US has 17, and a considerable number of them start up in places where they will be able to disrupt your transports. Convoy issues aside (and they would probably be aplenty), I struggled to find ways to transport troops to China, and you really need some more divisions than you start with in the theater.
That is all too true, but I wouldn't even bother fighting in China tbh. I'd just retreat to the Korean line and hold there, just keep the Hiroshima-Busan convoy line running and the rest be damned. The American shipping can be picked off easily enough just by using naval bombers, as China doesn't give them any military access, so as long as they end up capturing everything and you retake the islands you need with surgical precision, there is absolutely nothing the Allies can do to you. A couple of convoy and escort lines do help tho :p especially if you manually assign a million escorts to each convoy line so the Allied fleets don't even attack because they are deemed too strong.
 
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Chapter X - Sunset Over The British Empire

The world is still aghast at the news that the mighty Royal Navy was unable to prevent the in comparison insignificant Kriegsmarine from invading the British Isles. That, however, doesn't prevent the brave servicemen of the Wehrmacht from capitalizing on the confusion and scoring another victory against the under-prepared Home Guard in Oxford.

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Simultaneously, Hoth makes his way into Wales and attacks its capital Cardiff, despite the disorganized state of his troops.


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After a brief respite, Hausser advances onto Norwich, the source of oh-so-many bomber raids plaguing Germany in the previous years.

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The brave mariners of the Kriegsmarine do not remain idle while the troops on the ground fight. They successfully intercept and sink the British reinforcements from the colonies.

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Von Lenski scores another casual victory in what otherwise might have become the heroin capital of Europe fifty years down the line. This way, German victory provided, the Scottish shall remain the only evil plaguing the city of Glasgow.

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Hausser triumphs in Norwich in less than a day after the beginning of the attack. The British resolve is crumbling across the front, and Churchill starts running out of vices in his War Room, desperately sending waves upon waves of British conscripts under the tracks of German panzers. Millions of able-bodied men standing ready to fight are of little use if they cannot be armed properly to oppose the technical marvels of Krupp, Henschel and Porsche.

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Hoth successfully advances into Cardiff. To the OKW's great dread, the logistical issues start to rear their ugly head: due to the intensity of the warfare, not enough supplies can be shipped by the limited German convoys. With ammunition and fuel being basically out, the British do seem to be encountering a glimmer of hope. Despite the dire situation, they do still hold the home turf advantage and seem to be encountering no supply issues of their own.

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They are bolstered by the fact that the average Fritz obviously seems to be struggling, so they engage in a series of delaying meatgrinders in Oxford, trading England's youth for time and possibly, a chance at a counterattack.

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The Red Navy inflicts the equivalent of a sucker punch to the war effort. Any reserve ships nearby are immediately dispatched to punish them and make sure this travesty never happens again, as Hitler single-handedly puts a dent in the meth stocks of Berlin.

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Hausser finally puts an end to the seemingly endless stream of bombers leaving the airfields of Norwich. Even though the menace has largely been contained lately, it should help the Luftwaffe's efforts to contain any future nuking attempts.

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The day has finally dawned when the Blitzkrieg, or the shadow of what it once was, reached the gates of London. The seat of the British Crown rule, the head of the hydra, the center of power of the Perfidious Albion comes under attack by the heroic, if exhausted, German soldiers.

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Similarly, the advance in the north is delayed more by the terrain than by any kind of organized defence. As such, a routine push is ordered into Fort William.

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The British finally run out of means to further delay the capture of Oxford. Additionally, their rather foolish meatgrinding campaign has left them unable to send any kind of aid to their capital, which cannot hope to resist for much longer on its own, being woefully underdefended.

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Like clockwork, the inevitable happens and the broken remnants of the London militia are forced to retreat, leaving the city wide open.

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Seeing the futility of the fight, the remaining authorities in London surrender before the German troops even reached the governmental seat of power. Churchill is either dead or missing, likely having escaped to the colonies, while the forces in Britain suffer from a general breakdown in the chain of command. Hence, Hitler and the OKW, good samaritans that they are, offer what can only be viewed as extremely generous terms to them in the hope of winning over the hearts and minds of the populace. Despite the average German citizen probably clamoring for harsher retribution, he hasn't been listened to since 1933, and the government surely isn't going to start now that matters of supreme strategic importance are at stake. If only a fraction of the former British forces end up aiding us in our fight, it will be a huge boon to the military capabilities of the resurgent Axis.

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A collective breath of relief is breathed in the OKW, as the terms are quickly accepted. Of course, not all commanders and troops on the ground are quite so eager to turncoat, so there is still a need to handle various green cadre and fifth-columnists roaming the countryside and refusing the authority of the newly appointed government.

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German troops, bolstered by the news of victory, advance on the last holdouts of the loyalist forces with renewed vigour.

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The defense effort has only gotten worse now that they no longer count on the support of the majority of the island though.

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Exeter quickly falls as well, huge formations of disorganized soldiers frantically scrambling to organize some sort of defense, or at least evacuation. None of which will be allowed, and the German victory will be total.

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Aberdeen is successfully pushed and Inverness is next in line. Sadly, the enemy will be able to retreat to Scapa Flow in a semi-orderly manner due to the unfortunate terrain layout making a rapid advance difficult, among other factors.

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Difficult, but not impossible. The defense of Inverness crumbles.

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Jet fighters are developed and the knowledge is then applied to the development of interceptors. The rocket interceptors were always meant as a stopgap measure until sufficiently fast conventional interceptors can be developed.

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The defense of Portsmouth is dislodged and the unstoppable march towards Plymouth continues.

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The Royal Air Force has probably stopped existing as an organization by now. Britain commands some more wings according to intel, but they will likely be captured as well in the coming days.

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Despite being beset by supply issues, Hausser advances to destroy the units encircled in Dover. Even though their numbers are bolstered by American marines, there can be only one way this battle ends.

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And that way is a lot of Union Jack and Star-Spangled-Banner-wrapped coffins being lowered into the ground.

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A lot of divisions in Portsmouth, having failed to retreat in an orderly manner, will be surrendering in the coming days. A last stand in Plymouth is being organized, but there is little hope in the hearts of the Tommies there. No aid will be coming from land, sea, or air, and they have nothing to do but to try and sell their skins for as high of a price as possible.

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The Americans fail to evacuate a significant number of planes from Dover, so they are added to the casualty record to the great delight of Göring, whose Luftwaffe remains the sole sovereign in the skies of the Reich.

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The last stand in Plymouth is defeated. Once the dominant world superpower, Britain is no more.

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The last of the troops in the south surrendered, marking an end to the open armed resistance in England.

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Even the few lucky divisions who managed to board the ships bound for the greener pastures over the seas are not permitted to leave, the valiant submariners torpedoing them into the afterlife.

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One more American relief attempt is intercepted and disposed of.

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However, one last bastion of the Crown rule remains in Britain: Scapa Flow in the far north. It has been judged impractical to attack at present, with submarines dispatched to try and starve them into submission without a needless waste of lives under von Lenski's command.

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Slightly overdue, defensive air superiority is researched. It can only help still. The next focus is the heavy target destruction focus for our bombers.

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The Italians spot a huge transport navy, likely referring survivors west. No mercy will be shown.

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Somehow, the British transports remain more or less unscathed, but the Americans still lose a division and some ships.

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Submarines drop their anchor in a perimeter around the port of Scapa Flow, determined not to let any convoys through.

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Americans decide upon yet another vastly optimistic and frankly poorly thought-out plan and are promptly punished for it. Britain will remain in the warm embrace of the Axis.

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They also insist on decommissioning an aging battlecruiser by means of a German torpedo, which we dutifully oblige.

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With the demise of the once almighty British Empire and the undisputed world superpower for the previous century or so, a rather large pair of shoes remains to be filled by the incumbent and resurgent Germany. It will be no easy task, as the vastly more powerful USSR and USA stand ready to make our lives hell if only given the slightest of chances. Nonetheless, this has been a great victory for Germany and yet another necessary step towards the inevitable triumph of the will of the German Volk!
 
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