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Field Marshall Egorov (Defensive Docrtine) proposes a plan for infrastructure improvements to the East of large rivers, in order to give defending troops behind these rivers an added advantage, and to protect supply lines from possible advancing Germans ....​

If it's not too late, I vote for Egorov. The war will be decided against the Germans, in the great defensive battles along the river lines. I'd advise the infra and fort construction in depth, to support what you plan to be your last line of defence before Moscow (where I'd build the first forts) and to the south, to support lateral movement behind those lines towards Stalingrad. Nothing where the Germans have a chance of grabbing it, of course.

'Crazy Ivan' (School of Riverline Defence and Winter Counterattack).​
 
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The 15th of March 1938, just outside Vologda, -1,1°C, 9pm Moscow Time

After much deliberation, and last minute input from this fellow;
'Crazy Ivan' (School of Riverline Defence and Winter Counterattack).

the following infrastructure improvement projects have been proposed by the Secret Committee:

-Western White Sea Coast, Archanglesk-Murmansk Railroad:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 5' in Soroka, Sumskiy Posad, Kamenka, Nyukhcha and Kodino.
-Lovat East Bank Railroad:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 5' in Andreapol, Toropets and Velikie Luki.
-Memel Northern Bank, Minsk-Kaunas-Memel railroad:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 5' in Udza
-Dniepr East Bank, Mariupol-Dnipopetrovsk-Kyiv-Homel railroad:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 4' in Slavutych, Boryspil and Chernihiv. To 'Level 6' in Zaporizhzhya
-Don East Bank, Stalingrad-Voronezh-Moskva railroad:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 6' in Pashino, Usman, Krasnolesnyy and Davydovka.
-Southern Bug East Bank, Kyiv-Mykolaiv railroad missing link:
Infrastructure will be upgraded to 'Level 5' in Arbuzynka
All these projects should improve supply on our side of large rivers, as in Field Marshall Egorov's Proposal. The exception being the first project meant to improve supply to the Northern Finnish Front, and the Naval Base at Murmansk, thus answering General Eideman's concerns.

Here is a map with the new infrastructure projects marked in pink:
InfraProjects15-03-38.png


I won't keep putting infra projects on maps every time, I will just post before and after maps from now on.​
After the end of the meeting a pleasant surprise waited for the Members of the Secret Committee:

A production-ready prototype of a new type of Fighter, taken on a test flight by 'Chteyre', our Air Force informant, performed an unscheduled landing on the small camouflaged airstrip outside the secret bunker, Smushkevich was delighted.

The new Mikoyan-Guerevich MiG-3 is based on existing Technology, but was designed with a slightly different purpose in mind. The designers called it a Multi-Role Fighter. The design for this type of plane allows for bombs to be carried, while maintaining some dogfighting ability, especially after the bombs have been dropped. It's slower than our Polikarpov I-16's but it has a longer range.

The proposed use for this new type of aircraft is as an escort for CAS-type planes like our Sukhoi Su-2 Ivanov, which although effective against ground troops are vulnerable to air attack.

i210.jpg

This MiG-3 prototype has a much lower speed (350km/h) than the historical one, which was first built in 1941 and could reach a phenomenal 640 km/h, I guess they used better engines...On the other hand the top speed of my I-16's is a bit higher than the historical one's (Guess we changed the Engines since 1935).


 
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The 19th of March 1938, Moscow, near the Red Square, -0,7°C, 10am Moscow Time,

I was having breakfast in my Moscow safe house when the phone rang, it was 'Tri', directly from the cabinet of the Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov:

"The Sino-Japanese war is over! The Chinese just signed a peace treaty handing 'The Chinese Coast' to the Japanese in exchange for the cessation of hostilities, I'll send you a situation map explaining the most recent developments."

This is the map I received with the front lines right before the Chinese Surrender, we will have to wait until tomorrow morning for the post-war map, but I guess it will look pretty similar.
SSCSJW19-03-38.png

After the loss of Nanjing, Nanchang, Shanghai, and Ningbo to the Japanese in the span of a few days, there was really no point in any further fighting, a surrender was thus negotiated. Note that the capital was moved to Fuzhou.

Let us hope the Japanese don't turn their experienced war machine against our Asian holdings next, or our Mongolian allies for that matter. But if they should, we shall respond in force, of course.

Stay tuned for tomorrow's report,
Greetings,

'Odin'​
 
20th of March 1938, 'Odin', 10-day report #44

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The 20th of March 1938, Just outside Vologda, -0,9°C, 10am Moscow Time


Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 11th and the 20th of March 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
No changes in the Army for the last ten days​
Air Force
:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days​
Navy
:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days​
Politics / International
:
Spanish Civil War Progress:
Republicans (Surrender Progress / NU): 79,1 / 99,3
Nationalists (Surrender Progress / NU): 0,00 / 99,5
SSCSCW20-03-38.png

The Nationalists continue to advance slowly, creating small pockets, and digesting them, they don't seem in any kind of a hurry.
They still haven't moved on Tarragona.
SIno-Japanese War, Peace Settlement
SSCSJW1End20-03-38.png

The Japanese have settled for all of the Chinese Coast they captured in the war, and about 400 km inland territory from said coast. The territory they had captured further than 400 km inland was given back to the Nationalist Chinese. Most significant is that in doing so Japan gave away the 'Horses' strategic resource, which helps greatly with supply throughput (+10%).
After the signing of the Treaty, the Chinese capital was moved to Xi'an, as this city had been obtained from the Japanese in the negotiations.
The Japanese have created a new 'Mongolian' (Our allies are the only true Mongols) puppet state called Mengkukuo, in the wedge between Manchukuo and the real Mongolia. This creates a buffer along the part of the Mongolian-Japanese border that is traversable, the rest of the border has no infrastructure to speak of.
Industry
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Industry Numbers:
A new Industrial Complex in Makhnevo has finished construction and has started gearing up.
Infrastructure improvements have started in 18 provinces: (See previous post)

Soroka, Sumskiy Posad, Kamenka, Nyukhcha, Kodino, Andreapol, Toropets, Velikie Luki, Udza, Slavutych, Boryspil, Chernihiv, Zaporizhzhya, Pashino, Usman, Krasnolesnyy, Davydovka and Arbuzynka.
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 174 / 230
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 13,29 / 116,12
Reinforcement: 0,5 / 0,99
Supplies: 0 / 10,45 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 119,61 / 119,61
Consumer Goods: 96,60 / 96,60 (-0,23)
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 66.315 tonnes +
Rares: 24.304 tonnes +
Crude: 35.918 barrels +
Supplies: 43.789 tonnes -
Fuel: 71.839 Barrels +
Money: 1.994 +​
Intelligence
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Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 1 / 4
Total: 23 / 0 / 1 / 4
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 9​
Research
:
A new and improved Light Tank Gun design is ready for production, and our light tanks will progressively be up-gunned. The new weapon has no known Caliber, or name, but is only known as Light Tank Gun 3.
Research on Light Tanks continues, they are now looking into improving their reliability (Level 3)
A new type of SIngle Engine Airplane is ready for production. The MiG-3 is a Multi-Role Fighter. (see previous post)
Better Interception Tactics (Level 3) are now being developed for use by both I-16's and MiG-3's.

No changes to LS distribution​
Statistics
:
National Unity: 82,063 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,99 (-0,14)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.209.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.450 Men
To mobilize(need): 691.500 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)
No Changes in Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 46,82 (+0,12)
- Trotskyite: 16,30 (-0,1)
- Bukharinite: 11,30 (-0,1)

- Octobrist: 11,80 (-0,1)
- Trudoviks: 8,50 (-0,1)
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,60 (-0,1)
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,20 =
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 20th of March 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.

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The 21st of March 1938, a small restaurant in Moscow, -1,1°C, 8pm Moscow Time,

During my supper, I was interrupted by another call from 'Tri';

"These Japanese they keep redrawing the map, it's getting on my nerves! Now we have to change the one in Stalin's office for the third time in 2 days!"

It seems the Japanese thought their new 'Mongol' puppet Mengkukuo was a bit to small, so they doubled it's territory overnight. It now covers the entire Japan-Mongolia Border between Manchukuo, and the Chinese Warlord State of Xibei San Ma.

Here is a map of the new situation:
Mengkukuo2-21-03-38.png


Well, I'm back to my Beef Stroganoff with rice,

Greetings,

'Odin'
 
30th of March 1938, 'Odin', 10-day report #45

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The 30th of March 1938, Just outside Vologda, -0,9°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 21st and the 30th of March 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
A new Infx2, TD unit has been deployed to reinforce Lt. General Shumilov's VI. SK, 4ya Armiya, 2nd Army Group, STAVKA
Army numbers (Brigades/Personnel) Reserves included:
Frontline troops: 456 / 1.368.000
Support troops: 84 / 84.000
Total fighting troops: 540 / 1.452.000
Headquarters: 52 / 26.000
Total Army Personnel: 592 / 1.478.000
Officers: 50.871 / 59.350 needed / 85,714 %
Active Leaders: 123 / 40 Reserve
Production has started on a new Infx2, TD unit to reinforce VII SK
Air Force:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days​
Navy
:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days​
Politics / International
:
Spanish Civil War Progress:
Republicans (Surrender Progress / NU): 79,1 / 99,3
Nationalists (Surrender Progress / NU): 0,00 / 99,5
SSCSCW30-03-38.png

The Nationalists continue to advance slowly, creating small pockets, and digesting them, they don't seem in any kind of a hurry.
They seem to have been pushed back from the outskirts of Tarragona, a temporary delay without doubt.
Industry
:
Industry Numbers:
The new Industrial Complex in Makhnevo is still gearing up gearing up.
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 174 / 230
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 13,77 / 109,03
Reinforcement: 0,15 / 0,30
Supplies: 0 / 10,62 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 119,49 / 119,49
Consumer Goods: 96,60 / 96,60 (-0,23)
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 66.745 tonnes +
Rares: 24.382 tonnes +
Crude: 36.026 barrels +
Supplies: 43.338 tonnes -
Fuel: 72.303 Barrels +
Money: 2.007 +​
Intelligence
:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 2
Total: 22 / 0 / 0 / 3
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 9​
Research
:
No new research started, no research projects completed.
No changes to LS distribution​
Statistics
:
National Unity: 82,073 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,99 =
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.214.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.300 Men
To mobilize(need): 695.600 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)​
No Changes in Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 47,10 (+0,28)
- Trotskyite: 16,30 =
- Bukharinite: 11,30 =

- Octobrist: 11,80 =
- Trudoviks: 8,50 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,60 =
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,20 =
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 30th of March 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
'Odin'
 
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The 9th of April 1938, Just outside Vologda, -0,5°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 31st of March and the 9th of April 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
2 new Infx3, AT divisions, 67. SD and 70. SD have been deployed to XXIII. SK, 1ya Armiya, 1st Army Group, Archanglesk-Leningrad HQ.
New Leader Maj. General Bogdanov SK2 was assigned to 67. SD
New Leader Maj. General Frenkel SK2 was assigned to 70. SD
Lt. General Ptuhin SK3, has been replaced as leader of XXIII. SK by new leader Lt. General Popov V.S. SK3, WS
A new AC regiment has been deployed to Maj. General Vivtorov's 12. KD, II. KK, 2ya Tankovaya Armiya, Armoured Army Group, STAVKA.
Army numbers (Brigades/Personnel) Reserves included:
Frontline troops: 456 / 1.368.000
Support troops: 84 / 84.000
Total fighting troops: 540 / 1.452.000
Headquarters: 52 / 26.000
Total Army Personnel: 592 / 1.478.000
Officers: 50.871 / 59.350 needed / 85,714 %
Active Leaders: 125 / 38 Reserve
Production has started on a new Infx2, TD unit to reinforce VIII SK
73. SD (Infx3, AT) has also started training
Air Force
:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days​
Navy
:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days​
Politics / International
:
Spanish Civil War Progress:
Republicans (Surrender Progress / NU): 79,1 / 99,3
Nationalists (Surrender Progress / NU): 0,00 / 99,5
SSCSCW09-04-38.png

The Nationalists continue to advance slowly, only a small pocket next to Almeria remains of the pockets in the south.
They are back at the outskirts of Tarragona, and this time it's no longer a salient, but the entire front that is closing in. The noose tightens...
Industry
:
Industry Numbers:
The new Industrial Complex in Makhnevo has finished gearing up.
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 175 / 231
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 16,60 / 105,02
Reinforcement: 0,14 / 0,28
Supplies: 0 / 10,09 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 117,25 / 117,25
Consumer Goods: 97,02 / 97,02
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 67.170 tonnes +
Rares: 24.458 tonnes +
Crude: 36.365 barrels +
Supplies: 42.705 tonnes -
Fuel: 72.786 Barrels +
Money: 2.008 +​
Intelligence
:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 2
Total: 22 / 0 / 0 / 2
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 10​
Research
:
A new Gun for our Medium Tanks (Level 3) finished development, the 45mm Model 42. It was integrated in a new tank design, now ready for production, the T-28. This new tank has 4 separate Machine gun Turrets around the Main Gun Turret (Historically the T-28 had a 76,2mm gun, not a puny 45mm, the Mikulin M-17 Engine is however historically accurate), we will have to see if this unique lay-out has any merit in battle once we go to war. Production of these tanks has started to progressively replace the T18's currently in use by our Arm regiments.
Researchers have now started to look at ways to make the new T-28 Medium Tanks more Reliable (Level 3)

t28_2.jpg

The new T-28 tank during snow trials near Gorkiy
No changes to LS distribution​
Statistics
:
National Unity: 82,083 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,99 =
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.214.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.310 Men
To mobilize(need): 707.800 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)
Party Popularity:
- Communist Party: 42 =
- Trotskyite: 21 (-1)
- Bukharinite: 7 (+5)

- Octobrist: 18 =
- Trudoviks: 0 (-1)
- Social-Revolutionary: 1 =
- Kadets: 1 (-4)

- Tsarists: 2 (+1)
- NTS: 4 =
- POA: 5 (+1)
The Octobrist trouble makers managed to keep their public support, but so have we, they still feel entitled to 2 cabinet positions, meaning the Government is still 'fractured'.
The other capitalists, the Kadets, and the Social-Revolutionary factions lost their support to the least Communist of the Leftists, the Bukharinite faction.

On the far right not much has changed.
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 47,30 (+0,2)
- Trotskyite: 16,20 (-0,1)
- Bukharinite: 11,20 (-0,1)

- Octobrist: 11,70 (-0,1)
- Trudoviks: 8,40 (-0,1)
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,50 (-0,1)
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,10 (-0,1)
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 9th of April 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
'Odin'
 
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The 19th of April 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,2°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 10th and the 19th of April 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
No changes in the Army for the last ten days​
Air Force
:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days​
Navy
:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days​
Politics / International
:
Spanish Civil War Progress:
Republicans (Surrender Progress / NU): 79,2 / 99,2
Nationalists (Surrender Progress / NU): 0,00 / 99,5
SSCSCW19-04-38.png

The Nationalists have now started enveloping Tarragona, they now have troops on both South, and West of the city.
Industry
:
Industry Numbers:
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 175 / 231
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 16,35 / 103,72
Reinforcement: 0,38 / 0,75
Supplies: 0 / 9,88 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 117,25 / 117,25
Consumer Goods: 97,02 / 97,02
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 67.590 tonnes +
Rares: 24.532 tonnes +
Crude: 36.588 barrels +
Supplies: 42.588 tonnes -
Fuel: 73.290 Barrels +
Money: 2.010 +​
Intelligence
:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 1 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 4
Total: 22 / 0 / 1 / 5
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 9​
Research
:
No completed Research projects, no new projects
No changes to LS distribution
Statistics:
National Unity: 82,093 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,99 =
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.224.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.270 Men
To mobilize(need): 707.800 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)​
No changes to Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 47,62 (+0,22)
- Trotskyite: 16,20 =
- Bukharinite: 11,20 =

- Octobrist: 11,70 =
- Trudoviks: 8,40 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,50 =
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,10 =
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 19th of April 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.'
Odin'
 
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The 29th of April 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,2°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 20th and the 29th of April 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
No changes in the Army for the last ten days
Air Force:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days
Navy:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days
Politics / International:
Spanish Civil War Progress:
Republicans (Surrender Progress / NU): 79,2 / 99,2
Nationalists (Surrender Progress / NU): 0,00 / 99,5
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The Nationalists briefly captured Tarragona, then lost it again, they now hold 3 of the 5 provinces around the city.
The small Southern Pocket has been consumed.
Industry:
Industry Numbers:
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 175 / 231
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 16,57 / 106,57
Reinforcement: 0,16 / 0,32
Supplies: 0 / 9,87 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 117,25 / 117,25
Consumer Goods: 97,02 / 97,02
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 68.010 tonnes +
Rares: 24.606 tonnes +
Crude: 36.812 barrels +
Supplies: 41.834 tonnes -
Fuel: 73.819 Barrels +
Money: 2.011 +
Intelligence:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 1
Total: 22 / 0 / 0 / 1
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 9
Research:
A new Barrel (Level 3) for our Anti-Tank Guns has reached production it is called the 76,5mm Pushka obr. 1936, and will progressively replace the existing 57mm Gun now in use. Better Sights have been developed in conjunction with the new barrel to improve accuracy.
Now research is focused on development on better Ammunition & Muzzle Velocity (Level 3) for these new AT Guns.
The overall Efficiency of our Industry (Level 5) has been improved, meaning we can produce more with the same amount of Industrial Complexes.
Possible improvements in the Organisation (Level 2) of our Supply network are now being researched with the aim of increasing Supply throughput.

No changes to LS distribution
Statistics:
National Unity: 82,103 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,89 (-0,1)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.233.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.220 Men
To mobilize(need): 707.800 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)
No changes to Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 47,89 (+0,27)
- Trotskyite: 16,20 =
- Bukharinite: 11,20 =

- Octobrist: 11,70 =
- Trudoviks: 8,40 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,50 =
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,10 =
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 29th of April 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
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4th of May 1938, 'Tri', call about Nationalist victory in Spain

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The 4th of May 1938, Moscow safe house, 1,4°C, 1am Moscow Time,

I was awakened by the phone, I had only just fallen asleep and was understandably angry, and picked up saying:

"This better be something really important for you to call me out of my bed at this hour!"

It was 'Tri' once more, with all his ins and outs at the Kremlin he was apprised of every major political or diplomatic event, before even the Ministers had been informed. He just uttered five sad words:

"The Spanish revolution is over"
It seems the Nationalists captured Barcelona three hours ago, this was the final straw for the Republicans, who after a long and brave fight against fascist aggression, threw in the towel.

Spain will henceforth be known as Nationalist Spain, well, maybe we will do something about that in the future...
All right, back to bed,
Good night,

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9th of May 1938, 'Odin', 10-day report #49

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The 9th of May 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,6°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 30th of April and the 9th of May 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
No changes in the Army for the last ten days
Air Force:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days
Navy:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days
Politics / International:
Nationalist Spain won the Spanish Civil War (See previous update)
Nothing else of note on the international scene.​

Industry:
Industry Numbers:
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 175 / 231
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 16,26 / 106,94
Reinforcement: 0,47 / 0,93
Supplies: 0 / 10,18 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 117,25 / 117,25
Consumer Goods: 97,02 / 97,02
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 68.431 tonnes +
Rares: 24.680 tonnes +
Crude: 37.150 barrels +
Supplies: 41.740 tonnes -
Fuel: 74.356 Barrels +
Money: 2.014 +
Intelligence:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 1 / 1
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 4
Total: 22 / 0 / 1 / 5
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,22
Reserve: 9
Research:
No finished research projects, no new research projects,
No changes to LS distribution​

Statistics:
National Unity: 82,113 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,87 (-0,02)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.243.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 1.280 Men
To mobilize(need): 707.800 Men
Monthly gain: 30.800 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 11 days)​
Party Popularity:
- Communist Party: 40 (-2)
- Trotskyite: 20 (-1)
- Bukharinite: 7 =

- Octobrist: 13 (-5)
- Social-Revolutionary: 5 (+4)
- Kadets: 1 =

- Tsarists: 1 (-1)
- NTS: 7 (+3)
- POA: 6 (+1)
The Octobrist trouble makers lost quite a bit of support, they now feel entitled to only 1 cabinet positions, meaning the Government is still 'fractured'.
The ruling factions lost popularity to the Social-Revolutionary faction, and the Octobrist supporters shifted to the far right with both NTS, and POA making gains.

This worrying shift to the right may be caused by foreign interference, see intelligence, for the amount of spies caught...
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 48,08 (+0,19)
- Trotskyite: 16,10 (-0,1)
- Bukharinite: 11,10 (-0,1)

- Octobrist: 11,60 (-0,1)
- Trudoviks: 8,30 (-0,1)
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,40 (-0,1)
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,01 (-0,09)
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =​

This Information is accurate on the morning of the 9th of May 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
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10th of May 1938, 3 year Draft, and Officer Training Programme

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The 10th of May 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,4°C, 1pm Moscow Time,

Another 6 AT Regiments are being deployed today, the commissioning of these new regiments meant that the committee could no longer stick it's head in the sand concerning the shortage of officers. There was a hope that by now the Officer Corps would have been reorganised, but this hasn't materialised. We are now lacking 9.979 officers for a proper officer ratio. The plan to effectively diminish this shortage of officers, on the shelf for a while, has now been put into motion after a morning of fleshing out the details. It is two-fold:

First Stalin has given the green light to an important legislative change the official Chief of Staff Boris M. Shaposhnikov has been advocating for more than a year now. Conscription laws are changed to Three Year Draft. Shaposhnikov couldn't care less about officer ratios with his strategy of quantity over quality, he has been overheard saying "Quantity is a quality in it's own right", he wanted the Three Year Draft to further increase available manpower, we advocate it to further increase the pool of people made of "officer-material".

Secondly research into Supply Production (Level 4) has been put on hold temporarily to free up teachers for our officer training programme. The team improving Agriculture (Level 5) has also lost two out of every five researchers to the training programme. This investment has resulted in a training programme capable of delivering 6 officers every day. This means it would take 5 years and 4 months and 19 days to get to 100% officer ratio, and that's only counting existing units and those currently in production. 90% could be achieved in 2 years and 6 months.

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The brand new building (1937) for the Mikhail V. Frunze Military Academy in Moscow. On the right; last week, on the left; today and finally training it's first officers. What is not visible are the hundreds of talented professors on the higher floors pulling their hair out trying to re-organise the severely disorganised Officer Corps.

The proposed solution is not ideal, but it should at least prevent further deterioration of the officer ratio. Upgrades have also taken a hit because our reserve Divisions became more expensive to produce with three quarters of men ready for action instead of half, this means some IC had to be diverted to reinforcements. Our Industrial expansion should compensate for these minor side effects, as seven Industrial Complexes will finish construction tomorrow.

The Committee is, as always, invited to comment and advise on this emergency officer training programme.

Greetings,

'Odin'​
 
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The 19th of May 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,2°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 10th and the 9th of May 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
6 new AT Regiments have been deployed:
3 of them to reinforce 87. 159. and 139. SD of Lt. General Purkaev M.A.'s XIII. SK, 7ya Armiya, 3rd Army Group, Brjansk HQ.
The 3 others for 161. 100. and 193. SD of Lt. General Susaikov's XV. SK, 8ya Armiya, 4th Army Group, Odessa HQ.
Army numbers (Brigades/Personnel) Reserves included:
Frontline troops: 462 / 1.386.000
Support troops: 93 / 93.000
Total fighting troops: 555 / 1.479.000
Headquarters: 52 / 26.000
Total Army Personnel: 607 / 1.505.000
Officers: 50.925 + / 60.850 needed / 83,689 % Officers are being trained again.
Active Leaders: 125 / 38 Reserve
Production has started on 5 new AT Regiments
Air Force
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No changes in the VVS for the last ten days​
Navy
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No changes in the Navy for the last ten days​
Politics / International
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Conscription Laws were changed from Two Year Draft to Three Year Draft.
Nothing of note on the international scene.
Nothing seems to be afoot in Austria with only 26 organisation and 21 popularity for the VF (Fascist) party. WIll there be a political crisis? The Anschluss is now officially more than 2 months late!
Industry:
Industry Numbers:
7 Industrial Complexes have finished Construction and have started gearing up, they are located in Kirovgrad, Niznji Tagil, Sverdlovsk, Pervoural'sk, Rezh, Alapaevsk, and Tyurinsk almost half of the factories are already operational.
Construction has commenced on another 7 Industrial Complexes in the same provinces.

Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 178 / 235
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 8,56 / 142,38
Reinforcement: 5,52 / 92,02 (Almost all divisions are reinforcing following the implementation of the 3 Year Draft Policy)
Supplies: 0 / 10,18 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 122,46 / 122,46 Increase due to Three Year Draft, mitigated by Industrial Efficiency 5 finally being applied.
Consumer Goods: 98,46 / 98,46
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 68.823 tonnes +
Rares: 24.746 tonnes +
Crude: 37.368 barrels +
Supplies: 40.990 tonnes -
Fuel: 74.939 Barrels +
Money: 1.955 -​
Intelligence
:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
Other: 2 / 0 / 0 / 4
Total: 22 / 0 / 0 / 4
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,18
Reserve: 9​
Research
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No finished research projects, no new research projects, Supply Production 4 on hold
Leadership:
Research: 19,60
Espionage: 0,18
Diplomacy: 0,01
Officers: 1,20 (6 officers / day)
Total: 20,98​
Statistics
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National Unity: 82,123 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,86 (-0,01)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.238.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 342.900 Men
To mobilize(need): 698.100 Men
Monthly gain: 37.400 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 9 days) Three Year Draft
No changes in Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 48,40 (+0,32)
- Trotskyite: 16,10 =
- Bukharinite: 11,10 =

- Octobrist: 11,60 =
- Trudoviks: 8,30 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,40 =
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 3,00 (-0,01)
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 19th of May 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.

'Odin'
 
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Good to see that shiny new military academy - are you sure you don't want to increase the officer rate even higher? 1.2 is still quite low comparatively, and with all the extra units coming will be soaked up. Or are you waiting for more conducive conditions later (say a little winter 'training war' against Finland)?
 

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Good to see that shiny new military academy - are you sure you don't want to increase the officer rate even higher? 1.2 is still quite low comparatively, and with all the extra units coming will be soaked up. Or are you waiting for more conducive conditions later (say a little winter 'training war' against Finland)?

You may remember the Soviet Union Suffers from a Disorganized Officer Corps (LS -15%) Members of the committee do not know when this modifier will be lifted, I do, we will get a cancelling event as soon as we take Viipuri, or if the winter war doesn't happen, when Germany attacks. So for the sake of being realistic, the committee considers that those 15% should be training officers, but they have to Re-organize the Officer Corps first. This measure is mostly designed to get the OR up to about 85% for the Winter War (I know pitiful). So as you say there will be a little 'Trainig war' with Finland, during which conditions will be better for officer recruitment, and the modifier should be quickly lifted as Viipuri will be the number one priority once the war starts. This will result in an automatic boost to Officer Recruitment. (Service by requirement, and 15% extra Leadership)
 

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Got it - thought it must have been something like that.
 
29th of May 1938, 'Odin', 10-day report #51

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The 29th of May 1938, Just outside Vologda, 2,6°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 20th and the 29th of May 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
No changes in the Army for the last ten days
Officers: 50.985 + / 60.850 needed / 83,788 % Officers are being trained again.
Air Force:
38. IAD has been deployed to the new V. IAD
VVS Numbers (Wings/Planes):
Interceptors: 14 / 1400
Close Air Support: 1 / 100
Single Engined: 15 / 1.500
Tactical Bomber: 4 / 400
Total Bombers: 5 / 500
Total VVS: 19 / 1.900
Active Leaders: 8 / 17 Reserve
Production has continued on the same Polikarpov I-16 inteceptors, the next 100 will form 39. IAD.
Changes to VVS leadership:
New Leader Maj. General Skripko SK4 has been assigned to lead the new V. IAD
Navy:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days
Politics / International:
No legislative changes
Nothing of note on the international scene.
Industry:
Industry Numbers:
The 7 Industrial Complexes in Kirovgrad, Niznji Tagil, Sverdlovsk, Pervoural'sk, Rezh, Alapaevsk, and Tyurinsk are almost finished gearing up.
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 181 / 239
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 10,60 / 147,00
Reinforcement: 6,30 / 87,54 (Almost all divisions are reinforcing following the implementation of the 3 Year Draft Policy)
Supplies: 0 / 10,60 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 122,43 / 122,43
Consumer Goods: 99,66 / 99,66
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 69.165 tonnes +
Rares: 24.789 tonnes +
Crude: 37.689 barrels +
Supplies: 40.536 tonnes -
Fuel: 75.450 Barrels +
Money: 1.962 +
Intelligence:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 1
Other: 1 / 0 / 1 / 1
Total: 21 / 0 / 1 / 2​
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,18
Reserve: 9
Research:
New yield enhancing technology is now ready, and will greatly increase the efficiency of our Agriculture (Level 5)
Research of Supply Production 4 is no longer on hold.
Better 20mm Light Tank Armour (Level 3) is ready to be integrated in our BT-5's.
Research has started towards a better Light Tank Engine (Level 3)

No changes to LS distribution
Statistics:
National Unity: 82,123 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,86 (-0,01)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.238.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 342.900 Men
To mobilize(need): 698.100 Men
Monthly gain: 40.100 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 8,5 days) Agriculture 5
No changes in Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 48,52 (+0,12)
- Trotskyite: 16,00 (-0,1)
- Bukharinite: 11,00 (-0,1)

- Octobrist: 11,50 (-0,1)
- Trudoviks: 8,20 (-0,1)
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,30 (-0,1)
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 2,90 (-0,1)
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 29th of May 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
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The 2nd of June 1938, Archanglesk Air Base, 5,6°C, 4pm Moscow Time

I had hitched a ride with 'Chteyre' in a Ilyushin DB-3 as he was charged in his role within the VVS to fly this one to Murmansk, with a fuel stop in Archanglesk for a small arctic excercise, with only a temporarily assigned co-pilot / radio operator, there was thus one empty seat in the plane, and I took advantage of it to go and see the progress on the new Archanglesk-Murmansk railroad, I had just stepped off the plane in Archanglesk, when I got handed a message from 'Shest' ' by an unsuspecting maintenance technician. The message was the following:

"Our spies in the French shipyards have delivered once again, this time they stole designs for the Loire-Nieuport LN.401 Naval Bomber, the land-based version. I'm guessing some use will be found for it's technology, especially as our navy will be increasingly based around Carriers, and thus naval bombardment. I have to say our investment in spies for France was well worth it. Let's drink some more to our KGB!"

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One of the diagrams of the Loire-Nieuport LN.401 Naval Dive Bomber stolen by our KGB.

The Loire-Nieuport LN.401 is a very modern plane with the first flight by a prototype on the 6th April 1938, and the first actual production in 1939. France hasn't built any of these yet, except for prototypes and some LN.140's the 1935 predecessor of the LN.401. Our naval aviation researcher (Yes it's one man, for now, and he took a break from development of the new Aero Engines for this) quickly translated the design so it could be produced in our factories, and with our own engines.

A conversation with 'Chteyre' 'and a quick telephone call with ex Chief of the Air Force / Air Lt. General Yakov V. Smushkevich revealed that building a Group of 100 of these would cost the same as building 372 Carrier-capable single-engine Aircraft loosely based on the Sukhoi Su-2 Ivanov (with less armour to save weight), and the Polikarpov I-16. So all interested parties don't see these Naval Bombers being mass produced. What was interesting however is that somehow acquiring these blueprints gave our naval aviation researcher the idea for launching torpedoes from the sky. He would need some funding an a real research team to make this idea work in practice, probably mounting a torpedo on a carrier-capable Su-2 Ivanov.

This is indeed a useful development, and with that said, I'm off to catch a train that will lead me to the current construction sites of the Archanglesk-Murmansk Railroad, and 'Chteyre' is already taking off again in the Ilyushin DB-3, flying to Murmansk without me.

Greetings,

'Odin'​
 
8th of June 1938, 'Odin', 10-day report #52

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The 8th of June 1938, Just outside Vologda, 6,2°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 30th of May and the 8th of June 1938,

by 'Odin'

Army:
A new 2xMot Division, 36. MSD, has been deployed to Lt. General Trofimenko's XIV MSK, 7ya Armiya, 3rd Army Group, Brjansk HQ.
Army numbers (Brigades/Personnel) Reserves included:
Frontline troops: 464 / 1.386.000
Support troops: 93 / 93.000
Total fighting troops: 557 / 1.485.000
Headquarters: 52 / 26.000
Total Army Personnel: 609 / 1.511.000
Officers: 51.045 + / 61.050 needed / 83,612 %
Active Leaders: 126 / 37 Reserve
Production has started on 5 new AT Regiments
Army leadership:
Command of the new 36 MSD has been given to Maj. General Maslennikov SK3 who was happy to get any new command after having lost his command of XXII GSK, the step down in the hierarchy from Lt. General didn't bother him as he gets to command one of our few Motorised Divisions.
Air Force:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days
Navy:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days
Politics / International:
No legislative changes
Nothing of note on the international scene.
Industry:
Industry Numbers:
The 7 Industrial Complexes in Kirovgrad, Niznji Tagil, Sverdlovsk, Pervoural'sk, Rezh, Alapaevsk, and Tyurinsk have finished gearing up, and have thus reached full production.
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 182 / 241
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 11,50 / 153,86
Reinforcement: 6,49 / 87,00 (Almost all divisions are reinforcing following the implementation of the 3 Year Draft Policy)
Supplies: 0 / 10,51 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 122,51 / 122,51
Consumer Goods: 100,50 / 100,50
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 69.474 tonnes +
Rares: 24.814 tonnes +
Crude: 38.124 barrels +
Supplies: 40.106 tonnes -
Fuel: 76.466 Barrels +
Money: 1.963 +
Intelligence:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 }​
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 1 / 1 / 0
Other: 0 / 0 / 1 / 4
Total: 20 / 1 / 2 / 4
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,18
Reserve: 8​
Research:
A new Artillery Barrel & Ammunition (Level 5) to fit it are ready for production, and our 4 Artillery Regiments might one day receive their new 152mm Pushka obr. 1910/34 guns. Replacement of field Artillery is not the priority right now.
A better Carriage for the new gun, and improved Sights 5level 4) are now in development.
New Small Arms (Level 3) designs for our Infantry are ready for production, most notable is the new 7,62mm Mosin-Nagant Karabin obr. 1938.

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The Mosin-Nagant 7,62mm Carabine Model 1938, the new standard issue Infantry rifle of the Red Army.
Researchers are now looking into Mechanised Offensive (Level 1) Tactics for our Motorised Columns.
No changes to LS distribution​
Statistics:
National Unity: 82,143 (+0,02)
Neutrality: 50,86 (-0,01)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.219.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 307.000 Men
To mobilize(need): 663.800 Men
Monthly gain: 40.100 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 8,5 days)​
Party Popularity:
- Communist Party: 39 (-1)
- Trotskyite: 15 (-5)
- Bukharinite: 9 (+2)

- Octobrist: 11 (-2)
- Social-Revolutionary: 3 (-2)
- Trudoviks: 5 (+5)
- Kadets: 0 (-1)

- Tsarists: 2 (+1)
- NTS: 7 =
- POA: 8 (+2)​
The Octobrist are close to losing the support that made our government fractured.
The ruling factions lost popularity to the Trudoviks faction, and the Octobrist supporters shifted to the far right with both the Tsarists, and POA making gains (POA is getting close to 10%, rather worrying as they are a Far Right National-Socialist Party)

Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 48,96 (+0,44)
- Trotskyite: 16,00 =
- Bukharinite: 11,00 =

- Octobrist: 11,50 =
- Trudoviks: 8,20 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,30 =
- Kadets: 0,0 =

- Tsarists: 2,90 =
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 8th of June 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
'Odin'
 
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The 18th of June 1938, Just outside Vologda, 6,2°C, 10am Moscow Time

Report on the state of the Soviet Union for the ten day period between the 9th and the 18th of June 1938,

by 'Odin'
Army:
A new Regiment composed of Su-76 TD's, 10. SAUP has been deployed to Maj. General Kachalov's 82. MSD, XXVIII MSK, 2ya Takovaya Armiya, Armoured Army Group, STAVKA.
Army numbers (Brigades/Personnel) Reserves included:
Frontline troops: 464 / 1.386.000
Support troops: 94 / 94.000
Total fighting troops: 558 / 1.486.000
Headquarters: 52 / 26.000
Total Army Personnel: 609 / 1.512.000
Officers: 51.105 + / 61.150 needed / 83,573 %
Active Leaders: 126 / 37 Reserve
Production has started on a new TD Regiment, this one with Su-76's with the new M4-500 engine installed from the factory.
Army leadership:
The previous General of 9ya Armiya, now Lt. General Timoshenko S.K. SK3, OD has replaced Lt. General Trofimenko SK3 at the head of XIV. MSK.
XIV. MSK has started moving north, and has been placed under 1ya Armiya, 1st Army Group, Leningrad-Archanglesk HQ.
Air Force:
No changes in the VVS for the last ten days
Navy:
No changes in the Navy for the last ten days
Politics / International:
No legislative changes
Nothing of note on the international scene.
Industry:
Industry Numbers:
Working Industrial Capacity / Available capacity: 182 / 241
IC Usage: ( Allocated IC / Need )
Upgrades: 11,32 / 154,19
Reinforcement: 5,99 / 81,67 (Most divisions are reinforcing following the implementation of the 3 Year Draft Policy)
Supplies: 0 / 10,90 (We are currently importing 93,5 supplies every day)
Production: 123,19 / 123,19
Consumer Goods: 100,50 / 100,50
Stockpiles:
Energy: Maximum
Metal: 69.774 tonnes +
Rares: 24.836 tonnes +
Crude: 38.677 barrels +
Supplies: 49.867 tonnes -
Fuel: 77.448 Barrels +
Money: 1.963 =
Intelligence:
Spy numbers, spies in (active / added / lost / caught by us):
France (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 0 / 0 / 0
{ Germany (/): 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 }
UK (Tech Espionage / Counterespionnage): 10 / 1 / 1 / 0
Other: 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Total: 20 / 1 / 1 / 4
Spy training leadership expenditure: 0,18
Reserve: 8​
Research:
Improved Schwerpunkt (Level 2) tactics for our armoured columns are ready for implementation on the battlefield. This strategy is all about concentrating the highest possible amount of tanks, on the smallest possible bit of the frontline in a bid to pierce said frontline. That should boost our tank crew's morale...
The Military Academy researchers have now started working on better Mobile Warfare (Level 3) Tactics.

No changes to LS distribution
Statistics:
National Unity: 82,153 (+0,01)
Neutrality: 50,84 (-0,02)
Dissent: 0,00 =
Manpower:
Available: 2.220.000 Men
To reinforce(need): 295.600 Men
To mobilize(need): 653.200 Men
Monthly gain: 40.100 Men (1 fully mobilised Infx3, AT Division every 8,5 days)​
No changes in Party Popularity:
Party Organisation:
- Communist Party: 49,18 (+0,22)
- Trotskyite: 16,00 =
- Bukharinite: 11,00 =

- Octobrist: 11,50 =
- Trudoviks: 8,20 =
- Social-Revolutionary: 1,30 =
- Kadets: 0,03 (+0.03)

- Tsarists: 2,98 (+0.08)
- POA: 0,0 =
- NTS: 0,0 =
Foreign political meddling is back in fashion...
This Information is accurate on the morning of the 18th of June 1938, I hope it serves you well in fine-tuning your possible suggestions.
'Odin'
 
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