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I was wondering if anyone knows of repositories of authentic NATO/Warsaw Pact deployment/tactical maps from the 70's/80's in Central Europe.

A good example would be the maps Warulf posted here http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbforums/showpost.php?p=158305&postcount=3

Any scale will suffice, although I'd be particularly interested in any maps with individual units being either company or battalion level, and regimental identification (ie. preferably non-generic).

Basically I wanted to use these maps as a guide for relatively authentic SBProPE and WinSPMBT battles.

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I was wondering if anyone knows of repositories of authentic NATO/Warsaw Pact deployment/tactical maps from the 70's/80's in Central Europe.

A good example would be the maps Warulf posted here http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbforums/showpost.php?p=158305&postcount=3

Any scale will suffice, although I'd be particularly interested in any maps with individual units being either company or battalion level, and regimental identification (ie. preferably non-generic).

Basically I wanted to use these maps as a guide for relatively authentic SBProPE and WinSPMBT battles.

I can recommend:

GENERALS BALCK AND VON MELLENTHIN ON TACTICS:

IMPLICATIONS FOR NATO MILITARY DOCTRINE

by

General William DePuy (U.S. Army Ret.)

BDM Corporation,

December 1980

reproduced and edited by

Reiner K. Huber

Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen,

December 2004

You can download this pdf at:

http://thenorfolkblog.blogspot.com/

/WarUlf

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Interesting link, Warulf- THX.

Plastictree,

You could have a look at FM 71-123 - Chapter 4 - SECTION IV European Defensive Scenario (sorry, I don't have a link).

This hypothetical scenario takes place around Fulda.

Rgds,

K

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Interesting link, Warulf- THX.

Plastictree,

You could have a look at FM 71-123 - Chapter 4 - SECTION IV European Defensive Scenario (sorry, I don't have a link).

This hypothetical scenario takes place around Fulda.

Rgds,

K

Here's a link to the FM: FM 71-123 Download

BTW, Steinbach, the village in Koen's attached thumbnail, is located on the Haune Valley map.

@WarUlf ---- Dude. Excellent link. And I admire your continuing attention to detail on your already fantastic map.

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Thanks Guys, these will come in handy.

By the way, I've never run into it yet, but is there a game-set limit to how many units can be in a scenario (rather than just having too many for your computer to handle)?

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Yes he is. He also co-wrote a book about WW3, "NATO Under Attack: Why the Western Alliance Can Fight Outnumbered and Win in Central Europe Without Nuclear Weapons" .

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Yes he is. He also co-wrote a book about WW3, "NATO Under Attack: Why the Western Alliance Can Fight Outnumbered and Win in Central Europe Without Nuclear Weapons" .

Interesting titel!

I have now ordered that book true Amazon for 1$.

/WU

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