Baltic Approaches D+22 (31 July, 1987) Part II

1400- The Danish attack commences. 1st and 2nd Brigades of the Jutland Division advance southeast from Bredebro. This division is in far better material shape than its West German counterpart to the east. The Danish sector of the front had been considerably quieter following the rebellion in Polish ranks. The division’s commander took advantage of …

Baltic Approaches D+22 (31 July, 1987) Part I

Author’s Note: I wanted to do the Baltic Approaches in a single entry. Unfortunately, a computer issue yesterday has brought on a delay. So, tomorrow or early Monday I’ll post the remainder of this entry tomorrow, followed by a Ukraine update later on Monday. Then we head farther north. LANDJUT’s offensive in southern Jutland commenced …

Baltic Approaches D+4 (13 July, 1987) Part I

It was becoming clear to the Northern Group of Forces commander Colonel-General Ivan Korbutov that his superiors at Western TVD headquarters were increasingly regarding offensive operations against Denmark as a secondary matter. Defeating Denmark early in the war would’ve dealt NATO a major political defeat. On D+4, however, the value of a Danish surrender would …