Michael Gorman on 21 Mar 2003 17:26:01 -0000

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Re: [eia] cossacks

At 10:19 AM 3/21/2003 -0500, you wrote:
    I don't know about everyone else, but I had forgotten how cossacks work when they are by themselves.  So, as a public service, I figured I'd remind everyone (including myself). says that cossacks always get to retreat automatically unless the attacking force has a cavalry corps with them.  And then they still have a 2/3 chance of retreating.
    So the moral of the story is:  there's not much point in trying to hunt them down, because they will almost always get away from you.

Well, moving a corps there did open up the supply line to Minsk.