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You own Ostrov. Why you sent two ID through it and then put them to rest and refit I can't say. Units earn fatigue as they move along. As a rule, you need to reach 20 or more to start getting penalties. They also earn less fatigue when the are on sustained (under Blitzkrieg and above Defend).

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You own Ostrov. Why you sent two ID through it and then put them to rest and refit I can't say. Units earn fatigue as they move along. As a rule, you need to reach 20 or more to start getting penalties. They also earn less fatigue when the are on sustained (under Blitzkrieg and above Defend).

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I didn't. The orders were for them to stop in the city and R&R in a place that could be defended. I now expect that one of both of them will be attacked and eliminated.
Nevertheless I intend to occupy Ostrov with the HQ and maybe the new unit that appears to be highlighted and able to move now.

WHat really worries me now is how the RR is going the wrong way, away from my FSB and into Riga. I still don't understand that. But did you notice? Its making 60 km per turn.
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I didn't. The orders were for them to stop in the city and R&R in a place that could be defended. I now expect that one of both of them will be attacked and eliminated.
Nevertheless I intend to occupy Ostrov with the HQ and maybe the new unit that appears to be highlighted and able to move now.

WHat really worries me now is how the RR is going the wrong way, away from my FSB and into Riga. I still don't understand that. But did you notice? Its making 60 km per turn.
Don't worry about the attacks - the units resting and refining don't have negative modifiers to anythijg beyond movement. They're not fragile, just dug in.

Likewise, the RKKA isn't prone to blitz attacks or circling around divisions. They'd may try and attack, but I am not worried - especially as PG4 should be capable of moving in four days.
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You own Ostrov. Why you sent two ID through it and then put them to rest and refit I can't say. Units earn fatigue as they move along. As a rule, you need to reach 20 or more to start getting penalties. They also earn less fatigue when the are on sustained (under Blitzkrieg and above Defend).

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Fatigue is a silent killer. My first successful game saw a large speed bump when my foot armies were all too tired to keep marching.
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- especially as PG4 should be capable of moving in four days.
That reminds me; I need to ask for a map shot of what is between my current position and Lake Ladoga.

That brown map isn't showing hexes or any other details, and an Army can only cover 11 hexes of frontage. My planning is being complicated by ACG's slow pace on my flank. I would like to be able to pivot and push east after Leningrad, but that is starting to look problematic.
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That reminds me; I need to ask for a map shot of what is between my current position and Lake Ladoga.

That brown map isn't showing hexes or any other details, and an Army can only cover 11 hexes of frontage. My planning is being complicated by ACG's slow pace on my flank. I would like to be able to pivot and push east after Leningrad, but that is starting to look problematic.
One thing to recognize is that the Reds generally won't just drive along a border between Armeegruppen - especially if there aren't any Wehrmacht units in the region. They're on the defensive now and don't have much in the way to spare on offensives - especially if it just allows you to flank around them and take your objectives.

But caution isn't a bad trait - in my first few games, I had to restart multiple times because I allowed a Red division to rush around me and seize my FSB - especially before the garrison division was there to hold it down.

Here's the map of the NE:



The things to note about Ostrov:
  • The division on your right is a garrison division and won't move / attack.
  • The unknown RKKA divisions would, if they were to try and take the city, have to march through swamps and cross a river before getting to the city proper. It is unlikely their movement would let them get close.
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Thanks for the map!
Gives me a lot to think about.

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