Envelopment

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The unexpected appearance of enemy troops on a flank or from behind can damage an army's morale, and if a force is encircled it can be deprived of supplies or attacked from any side. Ultimately, if completely cut off, it must cut its way out, surrender or fight to the death. Envelopment is the classic example of manoeuvre warfare and has produced some of the most decisive victories in history. Stalingrad is a prime example.
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Envelopment is a classic military strategy of surrounding your enemy within a pocket. This can be accomplished in many ways, from having para troops drop behind your enemy, or having your flankers circle around behind are the two most common ways this can happen.
  
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For the enveloped force the only way to survive is to surrender, or fight its way out.
  
[[Brandenburg blitz]]es and [[Unfair_Events#Brandenburg marauders|bottomburgs]] (aka brandenburg marauders) are prime examples of what can happen to you in game.
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[[Brandenburg blitz]]es and [[Unfair_Events#Brandenburg marauders|bottomburgs]] (aka brandenburg marauders) are prime examples of what can happen to you in game. Para drops and being overwhelmed can have this affect to.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:46, 11 July 2011

Envelopment is a classic military strategy of surrounding your enemy within a pocket. This can be accomplished in many ways, from having para troops drop behind your enemy, or having your flankers circle around behind are the two most common ways this can happen.

For the enveloped force the only way to survive is to surrender, or fight its way out.


Brandenburg blitzes and bottomburgs (aka brandenburg marauders) are prime examples of what can happen to you in game. Para drops and being overwhelmed can have this affect to.

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