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Luxembourg is the weakest nation in the game. This micro power has one province and is stuck between two factions and one massive war. If you decide to take up the challenge of Luxembourg, be aware this will be a very hard game and only experienced players should attempt this. Historically, Luxembourg did not last long and was invaded by Germany. Perhaps you can change things and create a strong empire for yourself.
Distribution of Leadership
Fascist The only way Luxemburg is to craft an empire from itself would be to join Germany in the Fascist Alliance. You should start aligning to their alliance on day one and hope you join before the war. Germany is much more powerful then France and is therefore a better alliance to join.
Alone Another Idea, is to go it alone and take the Benelux countries when World War II starts. The Allies will be too bothered about Germany to care and, if you're friendly with Germany, they should leave you alone.
There are no decisions open to Luxembourg.
Luxemburg begins the game with only one division: your Theater Headquarters. Since Luxemburg lacks sufficient leadership to produce an equipped home-grown army, your best bet is to buy production licenses. Given that you should begin the game by aligning to the Axis ( Germany), you will spend a lot of time early in the game moving toward the Axis and away from the Allies. Thus, during mid-1936, you will be unlikely able to buy production licenses from any of the Major Powers. Therefore, buy 8 brigades of infantry from the United Kingdom as soon as you can for as cheap as you can. Additionally, if you can, buy 4 brigades of Artillery and 4 brigades of Anti-Tank (AT) from the United Kingdom as well. If you cannot afford all of that, get the AT from the United Kingdom and hold off on the Artillery until you get closer to Germany. Then, buy your Artillery from either Nationalist China or Poland, depending on who is cheaper.
When constructing your divisions, each division should be 2 infantry brigades, 1 artillery, and 1 AT. The production order listed above is sufficient to produce 1 Corps of 4 Divisions. Once this production order is complete (and likely before) you'll have worked yourself into the Axis. Once there, get your production licences from Germany and repeat this production buy (8 infantry, 4 artillery, 4 AT) and produce a 2nd Corps. This second Corps will unlikely be completed before Germany invades the Netherlands. Therefore, once you begin the attack on Belgium (YOU have to declare war with a war goal to acquire Belgium), use your 1st Corps to take out Arlon, and use your still-in-production 2nd Corps to hold Luxemburg.
This process will drain your manpower, although you'll be teetering at 0 with almost enough troops. Once you capture Belgium and then set war goals in France to acquire Northern France and Western France, you'll quickly gain enough manpower to begin building more divisions of infantry (from German Production Licenses) for more conquering.
Luxembourg starts landlocked, and therefore has no Navy.
Luxembourg has no Air Force and Air Force development should be avoided. It requires massive investments to compete with the Luftwaffe and that is impossible for Luxembourg.
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