Battleships of minor powers in Historic World War

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    • Battleships of minor powers in Historic World War

      After being raised in the chat has been suggested that this be mentioned in the forums.
      The Historic World War map, obviously, exists to provide historically accuracy in terms of balance of power between nations.
      Since this is the case, there are two nations missing
      As well as the armoured cruiser Georgios Averof, the Royal Hellenic Navy had two battleships, Kilkis and Lemnos, the last of a series of capital ships it had bought from foreign powers.
      These ships, of the Mississippi-class, would probably be classed as battleship lvl.1.
      Turkey also had a battlecruiser, Yavûz Sultân Selîm (Goebben of the Moltke-class); however, this was not actually capable of fighting by WWII, so should not be counted.
      As far as I can see, there is nothing unreasonable from a game perspective about this; Denmark, another AI country, begins with 3 cruisers. It would also add interest for those playing as Turkey, Yugoslavia, or Italy in particular.

      Japan, the UK, and the USA each start with fewer than 10 battleship units (6 for Japan, who in 1939 had 10 battleships, including the Kongous but not the obsolete Settsu). This would imply that a "battleship" is in fact a squadron of around two battleships (why they are named as one is another matter).

      In the interests of historical accuracy, I propose that Greece should probably start with at one lvl.1 battleship squadron, and one lvl.1 cruiser squadron.
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