Baltic Approaches D+5 (14 July, 1987) Part II

  *Author’s Note: I seem to have lost the combat narrative portion of this post. The flash drive that I thought it was on turned out to be empty. So, until I can revise this entry, the second half is going to be presented as a timeline.* The West German 6th Panzergrenadier Division’s (PgD) northern …

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Baltic Approaches D+5 (14 July, 1987) Part I

The naval picture in the Baltic at daybreak on D+5 was best described as a stalemate that neither side was willing to break for fear of  causing irreparable harm to their respective strategic positions in the Baltic region in the event of failure. The absence of a WP amphibious effort against Denmark thus far in …

Final Update On Revising and Updating For September (I Promise) :)

Good morning, everyone. I thought I would post one last revision update for September to let you all know about a couple of items. First off, revising and editing has commenced on the war timeline entries. ‘Ignition on the Central Front.’ was first and I will try to revise 3-4 entries per week. Every couple …

The Arabian Peninsula/Persian Gulf D+2 (11 July, 1987)

With the 7th MAB now on the ground and marrying up to its equipment in Dhahran, the US military presence in eastern Saudi Arabia was consolidating quickly. The Marines would be combat-ready  within twelve hours. Additional fighter squadrons, along with tankers, AWACS, and other air assets were set to arrive at airbases in Saudi Arabia, …