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CP#40 Stosstruppen Originally AIR SUPERIORITY. These elite forces are certainly implicit in the Trench-negating CP cards. Being a bit of a Stosstruppen fetishist, I felt they nonetheless deserved explicit mention. Air superiority –a Total War card- was strategically lost to the Germans after Verdun -that is, when Total War historically started. It was only sporadically regained, while the Stosstruppen were becoming an increasingly prominent asset of the German Army, and ultimately, its supreme offensive tool. I therefore switched names. Specialised assault units were generally assigned to spearhead important operations: I chose to make this bonus applicable only for combats involving at least an army.