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This is a question that is relevant for all of the Der Weltkrieg Series games or historical conflict simulations (HCSs). This situation could occur in any of the games in the series, and of course the Standard Rules apply to all of them.

I am in the midst of a Tannenberg solo play, and an opportunity just opened up in the German line for a couple of Russian units (2nd Army), to move through the gap. The Germans can probably pull back and avoid any encirclements, but a question arises:

What is to prevent the Russian units from continuing to move towards Konigsberg, or any other objective? Yes, they will be out of supply and technically "Surrounded," but that does not affect their movement on succeeding turns. Yes, it affects combat strength greatly, and could lead to elimination if involved in combat [as per Surrender Rule]. But if the Germans cannot closely surround them with units and their ZOCs and force retreat via combat, then the out of supply Russian units could continue to move each turn they survive behind the German front -- yes?

Am I missing something here about movement and being out of supply, and surviving and continue to move turn by turn (even behind enemy lines) as long as such units are NOT forced by combat to retreat into enemy units or their ZOCs? Unless eliminated by combat, could they continue to move indefinitely from turn to turn? Shouldn't being "out of supply" have some serious effects on movement and survival over time?
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