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by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Then it is war, comrade! On to Warsaw!
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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MOSCOW, January 1920

telegram RMC JAN20.jpg
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Comrade Nikel, the peace-lovingl people of the RSFSR extend the olive branch of harmonious coexistence to our Polish brothers! Choose the path of peace, and let us remain friends. Choose the path of war, and the righteous fury of the victorious Peasants' and Workers' Red Army will be unleashed upon ...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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MOSCOW, January 7, 1920 Chairman Lenin addresses the Congress of Soviets: Lenin Speech.jpg Lenin Speech1.jpg Lenin Speech2.jpg Lenin Speech3.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8EMx7Y16Vo It is said that 'Big Reds don't cry' but the congress was awash in tears as Lenin finished his address. Perhaps...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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The Joint Planning Committee PLAN OF CAMPAIGN FOR 1920, Moscow, January 1920


WP20a.jpg



WP20b.jpg



WP20c.jpg



WP20d.jpg
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Desertion is the primary cause of losses in the Red Army right now, unfortunately. I am hoping that another year of great victories will bring the deserters back to the glorious Red Banner!

Lenin needs you!.jpg

Comrade Lenin needs you!
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:03 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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SITUATION OVERVIEW, January 1920 As the new year dawns a review of the general situation is in order! Objectives & Victory Points: Objectives.jpg RMCGHQ, Moscow: RMC Moscow.jpg NFGHQ, Petrograd: NFGHQ.jpg Baltics: Baltics.jpg WFGHQ, Smolensk: WFGHQ.jpg Ukraine: Ukraine.jpg Donbas Region: Donbas...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
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Comrade Nikel - greetings! The eastern whites have been very quiet - some gathering of forces along the Volga but nothing threatening. Good for the Reds! The German and Baltic forces evaporated quickly under the blows of the Red Army! Surprisingly, a baltic army corps appears to be operating in the ...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Thirty Years War
Topic: Leader Promotions
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As far as I can recall there are no leader promotions in TYW. Leaders remain at the same rank for the entire game. The whole command structure is much simpler than in other AGEOD games. There are no 'GHQs' or Army headquarters. Within a stack of units the most senior leader with the highest rank (1,...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Late December 1919 DONBAS: Donbas.jpg So much for things slowing down in the winter... KIEV: Kiev.jpg Kiev remains dangerously exposed. The Red Army must finish the DONBAS campaign and then get moving into the CRIMEA and WESTERN UKRAINE! BALTICS: Baltics.jpg At least things are quiet here! In other...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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MOSCOW, Early November 1919

Pravda ENov19.jpg



Winter fight.jpg

Closing in on Daugavpils.
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
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Late October 1919


An unwelcome guest:
Stalin.jpg


And Red Army problems!
No leaders.jpg


The Baltic End-Game:
Baltics.jpg


On to Rostov!
Rostov.jpg
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Thank you, Comrade ERISS, for the interesting historical details. Always a pleasure!
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:52 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
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Ok, my mistake! It was actually 5000 Whites and 5000 of their horses that Makhno dispatched from a distance. Still an amazing feat!
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Late September - Early October 1919


RMC to SNK
RMC EOct19.jpg


SNK to RMC
SNK EOct19.jpg


And a most curious battle at Donetsk!
Sorcery.jpg


Makhno.jpg

Nestor Makhno, a very intense man it seems...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:21 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Early September 1919 Moscow: Pravda early sep19.jpg Novocherkassk: Novo.jpg Egorov's RAC crossed the Donets River to begin the engagement. His force was pinned against the river under withering White artillery fire and suffered heavy losses. But with their focus on the river, the Whites were comple...
by Ripster8
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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August 1919 NFGHQ, Petrograd: Tartu: Tartu.jpg Riga: Riga.jpg Daugavpils: Daug.jpg WFGHQ, Smolensk: telegram AUG19.jpg KFGHQ & SFGHQ: Novo.jpg In other events: - The capitialist/imperialist conspiracy has lost their taste for the war against the proletariat. It appears their units are being wit...
by Ripster8
Sun Oct 02, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
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Gentlemen, greetings! Comrade ERISS, I will keep an eye on this Dybenko fellow. He sounds like a sneaky sort of lad, and I don't need another Stalin right now! Comrade Andatiep, thank you for your questions. I have not, to this point, used any Regional Decisions, for several reasons. First to save E...
by Ripster8
Sun Oct 02, 2016 1:53 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
Views: 42057

The Fronts, Late July 1919


RMCGHQ, Moscow:
New COrps.jpg


NFGHQ, Petrograd:
Tuk and Samoylo.jpg


A new threat!
Archangelsk.jpg


SFGHQ, Tzartisyn:
Frunze and Egorov.jpg


KFGHQ, Kharkov:
Ukraine.jpg


And in a province far, far away:
Safonov.jpg
by Ripster8
Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:20 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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MOSCOW, Early July 1919

RMC to SNK
RMC EJul19.jpg


SNK to RMC
SNK EJul19.jpg
by Ripster8
Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Comrade Nikel, thanks for the always interesting historical notes. I intend to used the new cavalry brigades as part of the new corps Trotsky is fielding. And if only I had listened to your advice about crossing rivers in the face of a dug-in enemy...ouch! Dear Comrade Random, thank you for reading ...
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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THE FRONTS, Late June 1919 The latest news in Moscow: Pravda2.jpg NFGHQ: Victory but at great cost at Tartu: Tartu.jpg Also, Narva falls to the Red Army, and Iskritsky RAC and Liubimov RAC arrive in Polotsk, badly in need of rest. The Mighty Tuk finds something unsettling: Tuk.jpg WFGHQ: Smolensk.j...
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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Dear Comrades and faithful readers of this AAR! My chores are done, dinner is in the crock pot, I have a beer and cigar close at hand and plenty of Jack Daniels in the pantry - let us to war!
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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To Comrade ERISS, you are so right about the Anarchists. They are firm believers in the statement: "There is no place like home!" The Anarchists at Taganrog had their cohesion completely disappear over night! And so back home they will go! Thank you for reading and commenting! Comrade Nikel, thank y...
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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THE FRONTS, Early June 1919 NFGHQ: Onward, at Valga! Valga.jpg But retreat at Daugavpils! Daug.jpg SFGHQ: Situation in the Donbas: Donbas.jpg In other events: - KOMCOR Stuka fails to take NARVA but will continue to assault the city. - Green partisans have been spotted on the rail line to SEGHEZA. -...
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:01 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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The Fronts, Late May 1919 NFGHQ: Battle at Narva: Narva.jpg The struggle continues at Valga: Valga.jpg And at Daugavpils: Daug.jpg SFGHQ: Another setback at Novocherkassk: Novo.jpg Regroup at Shakhty: Shakhty.jpg In other news: - Khoper RAD captures MIKHAILOVKA, the last White foothold north of the...
by Ripster8
Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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MOSCOW, Late May 1919 SNK to RMC SNK Late May19.jpg Bad news! Parity.jpg To arms, defenders of the communist/socialist paradise! Mobilize.jpg Money and Rail Capacity needed! Money and Rail.jpg A new GHQ: New GHQ.jpg The indomitable strength of the workers will now reach the battlefield! Factories.j...
by Ripster8
Fri Sep 30, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
Views: 42057

THE FRONTS, Early May 1919 NFGHQ: Success at Segheza: Segheza.jpg A new attack at Narva: Narva.jpg Battle at Valga: Valga.jpg Battle at Daugavpils: Daugavpils.jpg SFGHQ: Repulse at Novocherkassk: Novocherkassk.jpg A fluid situation in the Donbas: Donbas.jpg In other events: - Another wave of desert...
by Ripster8
Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
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THE FRONTS, April 1919 NFGHQ: Samoylo RAC attacks SEGHEZA Samoylo.jpg Tukhachevsky RAC attacks VALGA Tuk.jpg Iskritsky RAC attacks DAUGAVPILS Isritsky.jpg SFGHQ: Frunze RAC attacks LUGANSK Frunze.jpg Egorov RAC attacks NOVOCHERKASSK Egorov.jpg In other news: - Separatists threatened Kiev forcing US...
by Ripster8
Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: RUS: Revolution Under Siege AARs
Topic: Not god, nor tsar, nor hero...
Replies: 261
Views: 42057

MOSCOW, April 1919


RMC to SNK: (Note: New abbreviations that will be used include RAC for Red Army Corps, and RAD for Red Army Division.)
RMC APR19.jpg


SNK to RMC
SNK Apr19.jpg


And on the streets of Moscow...
Pravda apr19.jpg

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