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Nice one, Falco!

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On 6/7/2018 at 3:03 PM, Falco said:

The trembling messenger stood in front of General Salazar. Clearly afraid of the General, who was well known for his rage, he still dared give the message he was sent to deliver: "Sir, the Spanish troops have conquered even more cities in our homeland. The High Command requests you to turn back home to free those poor souls. Even the tactical air strike of our allies wasn't enough to stop the Spanish troops". He stood very still, not daring to move, while he saw the General's face darken with rage.

"Be gone" shouted the General. As fast as he could, the messenger saluted, turned and moved away, knowing he was lucky to survive this encounter. "Wait" was the last thing he heard before the bullet ripped through his brains and he his body fell to the floor.

General Salazar stood there, looking at the dead messenger. He took the little bell from his desk and rang it. A face appeared in the doorway, ignoring the body. "Yes sir"? "We're leaving for Guarda, inform the troops, and clean up this mess" said the General. "Yes Sir!" The face disappeared and General Salazar heard shouting in the distance. Maybe freeing the Homeland would get him his promotion to Marshal. Killing the Spanish army to the last man apperantely wasn't good enough.

Not much later, the Portugese troops who had been awaiting the orders to move, quickly moved away from Spain, back to Home. It had been a hard fought battle, some divisions had barely 20% of the men left, over 60% of the troops in total had died. Going home felt good, for most of the men. Fighting over worthless Spanish hills, while half the country was overrun, wasn't how the leaders had said the war would go. 

Guarda was empty of Spanish troops, they could see some Spanish soldiers on the walls of the city, preparing for a defense. Messengers arrived from the HQ of General Goncalves saying Oporto has also been freed, with the enemy troops in the city destroyed by the new Portugese Junkers. Finally some good news, only the cities were left to be freed. But not all the news was good. More Spanish troops were gathering on the border.... Time for the Portugese to defend or die......

 

 

There is a 3rd possibility. That being the Spanish troops die very near where they have gathered. They can run around but they can’t hde 😈

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I hope everybody had as great a Fathers day as I had :D, that is of-course, if it does apply  to you :mellow:

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Thanks!! It was awesome and I’m still celebrating over here in the Magic Kingdom with my family.  😊

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Losing 20%+ before even getting to fight isn’t going to do green troops very good at all. Nope not one bit. 

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On 6/24/2018 at 9:53 PM, The Fremen said:

Losing 20%+ before even getting to fight isn’t going to do green troops very good at all. Nope not one bit. 

Losing more than 1000 AIR in a single turn does not help the Algerian air force either. Wonder if they are coming for another round next turn.....

Shame about those Russian fighters, nothing better than MCR 4 till turn #21.

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It didn’t hurt either😈. Going totally defensive not gonna help Spain. Bahahaha! 😈😈😈

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Btw losing ARM points hurts lots more. 

1 ARM factory cost 100 CP and generates 25 ARM points 

the same 100 CP’s will get you 10 AIR factories for 100 AIR. Hmmmmm. Sure it cost 14 more pop to man but who cares when your populating the countryside with 🐑  

Those still mostly green troops still took a beating and have yet to engage the stalwart Portuguese army. 

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On 5/23/2018 at 3:25 PM, Falco said:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrrhic_victory

A Pyrrhic victory is a victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Someone who wins a Pyrrhic victory has also taken a heavy toll that negates any true sense of achievement.

The sheep forget that first they need to reconquer their own lands.

🐑 reconquer their own lands (Check). 😈

not looking so pyrrhic after all is it?  Baaaahahahahahaha! 

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On 7/4/2018 at 10:00 PM, The Fremen said:

🐑 reconquer their own lands (Check). 😈

not looking so pyrrhic after all is it?  Baaaahahahahahaha! 

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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Yeah, Spain has almost been defeated now that Portugal has conquered 2 provinces and an empty city.

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2 hours ago, Hamish said:

Yeah, Spain has almost been defeated now that Portugal has conquered 2 provinces and an empty city.

Hey, don't forget the mountain province of Lugo! A lot of brave Portuguese soldiers lost their lives taking it, and we don't want to forget about them. :-)

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