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Die Festung Hamburg – DEFCON 1



THIS IS NOT A DRILL


NORTHAG EXORD 103-85 – EMERGENCY PRIORITY

SITREP

1. You will be aware that:

  • Op WARDEN and OP RESTORE were initiated on 22 Jul 85
  • Full Transfer of Authority to NATO was given at 231600ZJul85.
  • SACEUR declared GENERAL ALERT and ordered the deployment of NATO forces at 231605ZJul85.

2. I regret to inform you that notwithstanding the above the forces of the Warsaw Pact crossed the Inner German Border and other international borders throughout Europe at 240400ZJul85.

3. We are now in a state of war with the countries of the Warsaw Pact.

MISSION

1. Immediately execute GDP 85 and EUCOM OPLAN 4102.

OPERATIONS

1. Connect to the TRLGames site at https://trlgames.com/prodotto/die-festung-hamburg

2. Acquire the combat equipment.

3. Video coverage of the latest events can be found at the following link:
https://trlgames.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/DFH-DEFCON1-v3.mp4
(Turn your audio equipment ON).

Good Luck to you all,

Sir Nigel Bagnall
General, NORTHAG Commander in Chief


THIS IS NOT A DRILL


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1985:DNL First Echelon Upgrade Kit

In just three years, war has changed and become even more deadly.

Troops who started fighting the Scandinavian Campaign in the First Echelon can now increase their combat effectiveness by upgrading to the latest, more advanced equipment used by the Second Echelon forces.

NOTE: This is a free, downloadable Print-and-Play. You will need a good printer, some heavy photographic paper, and probably your local printing shop for the updated LOC map as it measures 100×60 cm.

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Charles S. Roberts Awards 2021

For the third consecutive year, we have a nominee in the Modern Warfare category of the CSR Awards….Except this year we have two!
1985: Sacred Oil and The Dogs of War have been both nominated.

A big THANK YOU to every Grognard who supported us! Report to the nearest office of the Directorate for the Evaluation and Assignment of Patriotic Honors and Decorations to receive your Order of Kutuzov, 1st Class.

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1985: Sacred Oil, 1985: Mutual Assured Destruction – Japanese Rules

Grognard Emeritus Kaya Moriya is back from the front, bringing three new booklet translation in Japanese! Here they are:

A big thank you to Kaya for his outstanding support!

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1985: Deadly Northern Lights – Historical Notes

In war, every small bit of information could be crucial and in the end make the difference.

This Historical Notes article presents additional insight into the campaign background, the official plans and the forces available as they were seen before the war began, and could help theatre commanders to better prepare for the upcoming challenge.

1985: Deadly Northern Lights Historical Notes

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1985: Deadly Northern Lights – CEASEFIRE DECLARED

1. At 20220714 1441ZT NATO and Warsaw Pact announced that an agreement for an immediate ceasefire has been reached.

2. Hostile actions against Warsaw Pact forces must cease immediately, except when needed to respond an attack or to stop attempts by opposing forces to further advance in the territory of NATO or any other friendly nation in the AFNORTH region.

3. 1985: Deadly Northern Lights Second Echelon is officially OUT OF STOCK.

4. Orders already received are safely stored in an atomic proof bunker and are guaranteed to survive.

5. Even though it was a small operation, 1985: Deadly Northern Lights established a new record with a life span of 72 hours only. A big thank you to all the troops who made this possible! The next goal will be a conflict shorter than a global thermonuclear war.