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Dutch national focus tree

The Flag of Netherlands Netherlands, gets a unique national focus tree with the Man the GunsMan the Guns expansion. Without the expansion, it utilizes the Generic national focus tree instead.

Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments BranchAbandon the Gold Standard BranchOverturn Military Budget Cuts Sub-branchForm New Government BranchVolk en Vaderland Sub-branchLegacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny Sub-branchOranje Boven! Sub-branch"Unity Through Democracy" Sub-branchFile:NF tree Netherlands.jpgNF tree Netherlands.jpg

Dutch national focus tree. Clicking on the branches leads to the appropriate section.

The Dutch national focus tree can be divided into 3 branches and 5 sub-branches:

Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments Branch
This branch expands Dutch industry in the colonies and allows the Dutch to move their government to the Flag of Dutch East Indies Dutch East Indies in case it capitulates and gain war goal against Flag of Venezuela Venezuela.
Abandon the Gold Standard Branch
This Branch allows the expansion of the industry in the European Mainland and removing the De Crisisjaren national spirit.
Overturn Military Budget Cuts Sub-branch
This sub-branch focuses on removing the pacifism in the country and increases military technology.
Form New Government Branch
This branch allows The Netherlands to choose either Flag of Germany German or Flag of United Kingdom British influence or head a neutral path.
Volk en Vaderland Sub-branch
The fascistfascist sub-branch allows the Netherlands to ally with Flag of Germany Germany, Placate the Flag of Japan Japanese with the Flag of Dutch East Indies Dutch East Indies or gain war goals on former colonial holdings and other Benelux nations.
Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny Sub-branch
The communistcommunist sub-branch allows the Netherlands to release its colonial holdings, Join the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet or Flag of France French faction and gain war goals on non-communist western major nations and the Benelux.
Oranje Boven! Sub-branch
The neutralitymonarchist sub-branch allows Netherlands to make Wilhelmina head of government, gain guarantees from the Flag of United States United States and take manpower from the Flag of Germany Germans.
"Unity Through Democracy" Sub-Branch
The democraticdemocratic sub-branch allows the Netherlands to form the Benelux faction, invite other democratic European countries and create the European Union.


Contents

Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments BranchEdit

Obtain Foreign Colonial InvestmentsThe Western PossessionsExpand Curaçao Oil RefineriesOpen Second Paranam Bauxite MineAntilles DefensesPre-Empt Venezuelan AggressionThe Crown Jewel ColonyJavaReinforce JavaThe "Foundations of Defense"SumatraBorneo and the Grote OostCurtail Colonial AutonomyContinue the War in BataviaA Western CapitalExpand the Colonial ArmyColonial ShipbuildingThe East Indies War MachinePrepare for Our ReturnLiberationFile:HOL NF Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments.jpg 

Colonial industry branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments Netherlands:
  • At peace with   United States
  • At peace with   United Kingdom
  • Any country:
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Original country is Netherlands
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
    • Has full control of Java (335)
    • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
    • Has full control of Kalimantan (334)
  • Has full control of Curaçao (695)
  • Has full control of Suriname (309)
Netherlands:
  • Unlocks Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments Decisions
    • These allow for temporary bonuses to Consumer Goods
      and Construction Speed as well as permanent increases in
      Oil Production in the East and West Indies.
  The Western Possessions Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments.
  • Has full control of Curaçao (695)
  • Has full control of Suriname (309)
Netherlands:
  Expand Curaçao Oil Refineries Netherlands:
  • has the focus   The Western Possessions.
  • Has full control of Curaçao (695)
  • One of the following must be true:
  • One of the following must be true:
  • One of the following must be true:
Netherlands:
  Open Second Paranam Bauxite Mine Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand Curaçao Oil Refineries.
  • Has full control of Suriname (309)
  • One of the following must be true:
  • One of the following must be true:
Netherlands:
  Antilles Defenses Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand Curaçao Oil Refineries.
  • Has full control of Curaçao (695)
Netherlands:
  Pre-Empt Venezuelan Aggression Netherlands: Netherlands:
  The Crown Jewel Colony Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Obtain Foreign Colonial Investments.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • All of the following must be true:
      • Has full control of Java (335)
      • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Java (335)
      • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
Netherlands:
  Java Netherlands:
  • has the focus   The Crown Jewel Colony.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has full control of Java (335)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Java (335)
Netherlands:
  Reinforce Java Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Java.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has full control of Java (335)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Java (335)
Netherlands:
  The "Foundations of Defense" Netherlands has the focus: Netherlands:
 
The "Foundations of Defense"
The "Defensiegrondslagen van Nederlands-Indië" was a report drafted in 1927, analyzing the defensibility of our colonies. With the recent increase in Japanese aggression, and knowing full well their designs on the East Indies, perhaps this document should be dusted off, and the defensive weak points it identifies prioritized for the allocation of our newly freed-up resources.
  • Java (335) set  Naval base to maximum level in Soerabaja.
  • Curaçao (695) add 2  Naval base in a province in the state.
  Sumatra Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Java.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
Netherlands:
  Borneo and the Grote Oost Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Java.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • All of the following must be true:
      • Has full control of Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
      • Has full control of Kalimantan (334)
      • Has full control of The Moluccas (668)
      • Has full control of Sulawesi (673)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
      • Has full control of Kalimantan (334)
      • Has full control of The Moluccas (668)
      • Has full control of Sulawesi (673)
Netherlands:
  Curtail Colonial Autonomy Netherlands:
The following will bypass the focus:
Netherlands:
 
Curtail Colonial Autonomy
Daily  Political Power cost: +0.33
It may well be possible that the continental Netherlands are overrun despite our best preparations. In this case, we should look to alternatives, and one possibility would be to relocate the government to the capital of the Dutch East Indies, in the city of Batavia on Java. We should make it clear to our colonial administration that we may soon take direct control of their affairs, instead.

  Dutch East Indies:

 
Curtail Colonial Autonomy
Daily automomy progress: -2.0
It may well be possible that the continental Netherlands are overrun despite our best preparations. In this case, we should look to alternatives, and one possibility would be to relocate the government to the capital of the Dutch East Indies, in the city of Batavia on Java. We should make it clear to our colonial administration that we may soon take direct control of their affairs, instead.
  Continue the War in Batavia Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Sumatra,   Borneo and the Grote Oost or   Curtail Colonial Autonomy.
  • Has capitulated
  • Has not completed focus   Oranje Boven!
  • One of the following must be true:
Netherlands:
  A Western Capital Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the War in Batavia.
  • Has full control of Java (335)
Netherlands:
  Expand the Colonial Army Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the War in Batavia.
Netherlands gets the national spirit:
 
Expand the Colonial Army
  • Non-core  Manpower: +2.00%
  • Training time: -10.00%
One thing the East Indies do not lack is manpower. By whichever concessions and promises we are required to make, we must make service in the army more attractive, while also making it clear that new colonial recruits are the only defense the islands have against the greed of the Japanese.
  Colonial Shipbuilding Netherlands:
  • has the focuses   The "Foundations of Defense" and   A Western Capital.
  • Controls Java (335)
  • Controls Sumatra (672)
  • Controls Kalimantan (334)
  • Controls Sulawesi (673)
  • Controls Curaçao (695)
  • Controls Suriname (309)
Netherlands:
  The East Indies War Machine Netherlands:
  • has the focuses   A Western Capital and   Expand the Colonial Army.
  • Has full control of Java (335)
Netherlands:
  Prepare for Our Return Netherlands:
  • has the focuses   Colonial Shipbuilding and   The East Indies War Machine.

The following will bypass the focus:
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
Prepare for Our Return
Trade Convoy:  Production cost: -10.00%
We require large quantities of shipping to transport our troops back to the continent if we wish to aid in the liberation of our homeland. More shipyards and perfecting the craft of building cargo ships should see to this need.
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for:Marine Technology
  Liberation Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare for Our Return.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  • Moves Capital to Holland (7)
  • Gain Base  Stability: +10.00%
  • Gain Base  War support: +5.00%
  •  Manpower: +150000
  • 10.00K units of Dutch Infantry Equipment is added to the national stockpile.
  • 500 units of Dutch Support Equipment is added to the national stockpile.
  • gets the national spirit:
 
Liberation
  • Division Attack on core territory: +10.0%
  • Division Defense on core territory: +10.0%
  • Training time: -10.00%
Our homeland is liberated, and the armies that surrendered upon our capitulation have been freed and are eager for their revenge. Morale soars as jubilant crowds greet the liberators, and the people will not suffer another invader lightly.
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

Abandon the Gold Standard BranchEdit

Abandon the Gold StandardContinue the Public WorksFinish the NoordoostpolderThe MaastunnelExpand the ArtillerieinrichtingenContinue the Zuiderzee WorksDevelop the RandstadExpand the IJmuiden Steel MillFokkerDevelop the ZandstadFriesland Agricultural ImpetusDAFDomestic InnovationMake Use of Our RichesThe Ultimate DeterrentDomestic Jet Engine DesignsContinental ShipbuildingDomestic Vehicle DesignsPhilipsExpand R&D FacilitiesFile:HOL NF Abandon the Gold Standard.jpg 

Mainland industry branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.


Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Abandon the Gold Standard None Netherlands:
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

  Continue the Public Works Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Abandon the Gold Standard.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)

The following will bypass the focus:
Does not control Holland (7)

Does not control Brabant (35)

Does not control Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

  Finish the Noordoostpolder Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the Public Works.
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)

The following will bypass the focus:
Does not control Holland (7)

Does not control Brabant (35)

Does not control Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

  The Maastunnel Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the Public Works.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)

The following will bypass the focus:
Does not control Holland (7)

Does not control Brabant (35)

Does not control Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

  Expand the Artillerieinrichtingen Netherland has the focus:
  •   Finish the Noordoostpolder or   The Maastunnel.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)

The following will bypass the focus:
Does not control Holland (7)

Does not control Brabant (35)

Does not control Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  • Available as Design Company
    • A.I. Hembrug (Infantry Equipment Designer):
      • Weapons and Equipment Research Speed: +15%
  • Brabant (35)
  Continue the Zuiderzee Works Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand the Artillerieinrichtingen.
  •   does not have the focus   Curtail Colonial Autonomy.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
De Crisisjaren
Effective change:
Due to the peculiarities of global economics, the Great Depression has hit in the Netherlands much later than elsewhere, The Dutch decision to maintain the Gold Standard, while other nations abandoned it rather quickly, has further exacerbated the "crisis years" in the Netherlands tremendously. In keeping the Guilder from devaluating, no funds are left to aid the ailing Dutch economy, let alone improve the poor state of national defenses.

The crisis can be reduced by investing in public works, and will become largely irrelevant if we capitulate and lose control of the crisis-stricken mainland.

  Develop the Randstad Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the Zuiderzee Works.
  •   does not have the focus   Develop the Zandstad.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
Netherlands:
  Expand the IJmuiden Steel Mill Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Develop the Randstad.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
Netherlands:
  Fokker Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand the IJmuiden Steel Mill.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
Netherlands:
  • Available as Design Company
    • Fokker (Light Aircraft Designer):
      • Air Research Speed: +15%
      • Fighter:
        • Agility: +10%
        • Max Speed: +10%
      • Carrier Fighter:
        • Agility: +10%
        • Max Speed: +10%
  • Holland (7):
  Develop the Zandstad Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the Zuiderzee Works.
  •   does not have the focus   Develop the Randstad.
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  Friesland Agricultural Impetus Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Continue the Zuiderzee Works.
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
Friesland Agricultural Impetus
Consumer Goods Factories: -5%
Increasing the agricultural yield of our small country will go a long way to improving self-sufficiency, and thereby reducing the need for imports.
  DAF Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Friesland Agricultural Impetus.
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
Netherlands:
  Domestic Innovation Netherlands has the focus:
  •   The East Indies War Machine,   Fokker or   DAF.
  • More Factories than 50
Netherlands:
  • Gain 1 Research Slot.
  Make Use of Our Riches Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Domestic Innovation.
Netherlands:
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Excavation Technologies
  • gets the national spirit:
 
Make Use of Our Riches
Resource Gain Efficiency: +10.00%
Our nation possesses the resources of a major power while wearing the garb of a minor one. Perhaps if we make better use of the riches that are available to us, we may well ascend to the middling level, if not take our place among the dominant powers of the world once again.
  The Ultimate Deterrent Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Domestic Innovation.
Netherlands:
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Nuclear Technology
  Domestic Jet Engine Designs Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Fokker.
Netherlands:
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Jet technology
  • gets or modify the national spirit:
 
Domestic Aircraft Production
  Continental Shipbuilding Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Fokker or   DAF.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  Domestic Vehicle Designs Netherlands:
  • has the focus   DAF.
Netherlands:
 
Domestic Vehicle Designs
Giving our automobile industry more freedom in handling its designs may well have side effects in improving production efficiency, as well.
  Philips Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand the Artillerieinrichtingen.
Netherlands:
  • Available as Design Company
    • Philips (Electronics Concern):
      • Electronics Research Speed: +15%
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Electronics
  • Reduce ahead of time penalty by 2.0 years and
    give a 100% research bonus.
    Valid for the next 2 researches of these technologies:
    • Electronics
  Expand R&D Facilities Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Philips.
Netherlands:
  • Gain 1 Research Slot.

Overturn Military Budget Cuts Sub-branchEdit

Overturn Military Budget CutsPrepare the Inundation LinesProtect Against BritainFurther Reinforce the PortsSouthward DefensesGermany is the Greater ThreatFortress HollandModernize the Grebbe LineWar on PacifismAppoint New Supreme CommanderModernize Our Infantry EquipmentProduction Under LicenseLight Tanks for the ColoniesSecret Staff TalksAnti Tank Guns for the ContinentLessons from the Last WarExpand the MLDProtect the MainlandProtect the ColoniesModernize the Air FleetStrategic Bombing DefenseLonger Range ModelsUnsinkable Aircraft CarriersAviatic AspirationsPrepare Naval ExpansionCornerstone of Colonial DefenseRely on SubmarinesModernize the Cruiser FleetThe Battlecruiser PlanAir Cover for the New FleetEscorts for the New FleetNaval HeritageExpand the Amsterdam Petroleum HarborFile:HOL NF Overturn Military Budget Cuts.jpg 

Military sub-branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Overturn Military Budget Cuts Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Abandon the Gold Standard.
Netherlands:
  Prepare the Inundation Lines Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Overturn Military Budget Cuts.
Netherlands:
 
Prepare the Inundation Lines
 Land fort construction speed: +10.00%
Ever since our independence war against the Spanish in the 16th century, inundation, or intentional flooding of the land, has been an integral part of our defenses. Properly prepared, it will surely save us again: we have yet to see a tank that can cross water.
  • Unlocks Prepare the Inundation Lines Decisions.
    • These allow for the Flooding and Draining of certain provinces
      surrounding Fortress Holland, giving defensive bonuses.
  Protect Against Britain Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare the Inundation Lines.
  •   does not have the focus   Germany is the Greater Threat.
  • More than 10%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)

The following will bypass the focus:
Is at defensive war with   United Kingdom
Has not started   Germany is the Greater Threat
Netherlands:
  Further Reinforce the Ports Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare the Inundation Lines.
  • More than 15%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  Southward Defenses Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Further Reinforce the Ports.
  • More than 20%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  Germany is the Greater Threat Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare the Inundation Lines.
  •   does not have the focus   Protect Against Britain.
  • More than 10%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)

The following will bypass the focus:
Is at defensive war with   United Kingdom
Has not started   Protect Against Britain
Netherlands:
  Fortress Holland Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Germany is the Greater Threat.
  • More than 15%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Brabant (35)
Netherlands:
  Modernize the Grebbe Line Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Fortress Holland.
  • More than 20%  World Tension
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  War on Pacifism Netherlands has the focus: Netherlands:
  Appoint New Supreme Commander Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Overturn Military Budget Cuts.
Netherlands:
  •  Army experience: +10
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Land Doctrine
  • Remove Izaak Reijinders
  • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Henri Winkelman (Army Defense (Expert)):
      • Division Defense: +10.0%
  • Izaak Reijinders stops being a Field Marshal.
  • Henri Winkelman becomes a Field Marshal.
  Modernize Our Infantry Equipment Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Appoint New Supreme Commander.
  •   does not have the focus   Production Under License.
Netherlands:
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for : Infantry Weapons
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for : Support Artillery
  • If DLC  Death or Dishonor is enabled:
    • This will cause us to focus on internal development of equipment over
      license production in the future.
  Production Under License The DLC  Death or Dishonor is enabled

Netherlands:

  • has the focus   Appoint New Supreme Commander.
  •   does not have the focus   Modernize Our Infantry Equipment.
Netherlands gets the national spirit:
 
Production Under License
  • License production speed from technology difference for  Infantry Equipment: +50%
  • License production speed from technology difference for  Artillery Equipment: +50%
  • License production speed for  Infantry Equipment: +25%
  • License production speed for  Artillery Equipment: +25%
  • License purchase cost for  Infantry Equipment: -100%
  • License purchase cost for  Artillery Equipment: -100%
As we have no domestic arms industry to speak of, we should look at newer models of both small arms and artillery abroad. With luck, we can obtain the rights to produce these domestically, under license.
  • This will cause us to focus on internal development of equipment over
    license production in the future.
  Light Tanks for the Colonies Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Modernize Our Infantry Equipment or   Production Under License.
Netherlands:
 
Light Tanks for the Colonies
  • License production speed from technology difference for  Light tank Equipment: +50%
  • License production speed for  Light tank Equipment: +25%
  • License purchase cost for  Light tank Equipment: -100%
Light tanks would be perfectly suited to defend the expansive and difficult terrain of our island colonies against amphibious infantry landings.
  Secret Staff Talks Netherlands has the focus: Netherlands:
  • Unlocks Secret Staff Talks Decisions.
    • These make it possible to obtain Equipment, Offensive
      and Defensive combat bonuses, Land Doctrine research bonuses, and Government-in-Exile Legitimacy.
  Anti Tank Guns for the Continent Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Modernize Our Infantry Equipment or   Production Under License.
Netherlands:
 
Anti Tank Guns for the Continent
  • License production speed from technology difference for  Anti-tank Equipment: +50%
  • License production speed for  Anti-tank Equipment: +25%
  • License purchase cost for  Anti-tank Equipment: -100%
Since the Great War we have seen our continental neighbors improve their tank designs. If invasion comes, these machines will certainly be an integral part of it. We must prepare accordingly.
  Lessons from the Last War Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Light Tanks for the Colonies,   Secret Staff Talks or   Anti Tank Guns for the Continent.
Netherlands:
  Expand the MLD Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Overturn Military Budget Cuts.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has full control of Java (335)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Java (335)

The following will bypass the focus:
The owner of Java (335):
  • All of the following must be true:
    • Country is not Netherlands
    • Is not a subject of Netherlands
Netherlands:
  Protect the Mainland Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand the MLD.
  •   does not have the focus   Protect the Colonies.

The following will bypass the focus:
One of the following must be true:
  • Does not control Holland (7)
  • Does not control Brabant (35)
  • Does not control Friesland (36)
Has not started   Protect the Colonies
Netherlands:
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Fighter models
  Protect the Colonies Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Expand the MLD.
  •   does not have the focus   Protect the Mainland.

The following will bypass the focus:
All of the following must be true:
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Does not control Java (335)
    • Does not control Sumatra (672)
    • Does not control Sulawesi (334)
    • Does not control Lesser Sunda Islands (673)
    • Does not control Suriname (667)
  • Any country:
    • Is a subject of the Netherlands
    • Does not control Java (335)
    • Does not control Sumatra (672)
    • Does not control Sulawesi (334)
    • Does not control Lesser Sunda Islands (673)
    • Does not control Suriname (667)

Has not started   Protect the Mainland

Netherlands:
  • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Naval Bomber models
  Modernize the Air Fleet Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Protect the Mainland or   Protect the Colonies.
Netherlands gets the national spirit for 365 days:
 
Modernize the Air Fleet
We must drastically speed up the acquisition of the aircraft models we require for our immediate defense. Time is short!
  Strategic Bombing Defense Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Modernize the Air Fleet.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
Netherlands:
  Longer Range Models Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Strategic Bombing Defense.
Netherlands:
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Heavy Fighter Models
    and Tactical Bomber models
  Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Strategic Bombing Defense.
  •   does not have the focus   Air Cover for the New Fleet.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • All of the following must be true:
      • Has full control of Java (335)
      • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
      • Has full control of Sulawesi (673)
      • Has full control of Kalimantan (334)
      • Has full control of Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
      • Has full control of The Moluccas (668)
      • Has full control of Aru Islands (738)
      • Has full control of West Papua (669)
    • Any other country:
      • Is a subject of the Netherlands
      • Has full control of Java (335)
      • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
      • Has full control of Sulawesi (673)
      • Has full control of Kalimantan (334)
      • Has full control of Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
      • Has full control of The Moluccas (668)
      • Has full control of Aru Islands (738)
      • Has full control of West Papua (669)
Netherlands:
  Aviatic Aspirations Netherlands:
  •   Longer Range Models or   Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers.
Netherlands:
 
Domestic Aircraft Production
  Prepare Naval Expansion Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Overturn Military Budget Cuts.
  • One of the following must be true:
    • Has full control of Holland (7)
    • Has full control of Brabant (35)
    • Has full control of Friesland (36)

The following will bypass the focus:
Does not control Holland (7)

Does not control Brabant (35)

Does not control Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
  Cornerstone of Colonial Defense Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare Naval Expansion.
Netherlands:
  • 3x 100% Research bonus for: Naval Doctrine
  Rely on Submarines Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Cornerstone of Colonial Defense.
  •   does not have the focus   Modernize the Cruiser Fleet.
Netherlands:
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Submarine models
  Modernize the Cruiser Fleet Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Cornerstone of Colonial Defense.
  •   does not have the focus   Rely on Submarines.
Netherlands:
  • Reduce ahead of time penalty by 2.0 years and
    give a 100% research bonus.
    Valid for the next 2 researches of these technologies:
    • Light Cruiser models and Heavy Cruiser models
  The Battlecruiser Plan Netherlands has the focus:
  •   Rely on Submarines,   Modernize the Cruiser Fleet or   Join Germany.
  •   Germany:

The following will bypass the focus:
Is at war with   Germany
Netherlands:
  • Add technology: 1936 Heavy Ship Hull
  • Add technology: Anti-Air II
  • Add technology: Improved Fire Control System
  • Add technology: Dual-Purpose Secondary Battery
  • Create a variant of Design 1047 Battlecruiser: Design 1047 Battlecruiser
    • The German Reich must approve of the
      agreement for the bonuses to take effect

  Germany Gets event The Netherlands Requests Battlecruiser Plans

  Air Cover for the New Fleet Netherlands:
  • has the focus   The Battlecruiser Plan.
  •   does not have the focus   Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers.
Netherlands:
  • 2x 100% Research bonus for: Carrier models
  Escorts for the New Fleet Netherlands:
  • has the focus   The Battlecruiser Plan.
Netherlands:
  • Reduce ahead of time penalty by 2.0 years and
    give a 100% research bonus.
    Valid for the next 2 researches of these technologies:
    • Destroyer models
  Expand the Amsterdam Petroleum Harbor Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Prepare Naval Expansion.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Holland (7): Can build 1 more  Fuel silo
Netherlands:

Form New Government BranchEdit

Form New GovernmentGateway to EuropeCave to the GermansMaintain Trade NeutralityCave to the BritishFile:HOL NF Form New Government.jpg 

Political branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Form New Government None
The following will bypass the focus:
Has capitulated
Netherlands:
  Gateway to Europe Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Form New Government.

The following will bypass the focus:
One of the following must be true:
Netherlands:
  Cave to the Germans Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Gateway to Europe.
  •   does not have the focus   Maintain Trade Neutrality or   Cave to the British
  •   Germany has at least 25 Trade Influence points.
  •   Germany has at least 15 Trade Influence points more than   United Kingdom.

The following will bypass the focus:
One of the following must be true:

One of the following must be true:

Netherlands:
 
Caved to the Germans
Daily  Democracy Support: -0.02
Rather than face the threat of invasion, the Dutch have elected to concede to German demands in their trade negotiations. Democratic freedom has begun to suffer as a result, and this could be seen as the first tentative step away from neutrality.

  Germany:

  United Kingdom:

  • Gains Caved to the Germans ( Opinion of Netherlands -50)
  Maintain Trade Neutrality Netherlands:
The following will bypass the focus:
One of the following must be true:

All of the following must be true:

Netherlands:

  Germany:

  • Gains Maintained Trade Neutrality ( Opinion of Netherlands -25)
  • Trade relations with Netherlands changed by +25

  United Kingdom:

  • Gains Maintained Trade Neutrality ( Opinion of Netherlands -25)
  • Trade relations with Netherlands changed by +25
  Cave to the British Netherlands:
The following will bypass the focus:
One of the following must be true:

One of the following must be true:

Netherlands:
 
Caved to the British
Daily  Fascism Support: -0.02
Rather than face the threat of total blockade, which would certainly have spelled economic disaster, the Dutch have elected to concede to the British demands in their trade negotiations. Anti-German and pro-British sentiments are increasingly becoming noticeable in the country's internal politics, and this could be seen as the first tentative step away from neutrality.

  United Kingdom:

  Germany:

  • Gains Caved to the British ( Opinion of Netherlands -50)
  • Trade relations with Netherlands changed by -100
  • Trade relations with   Dutch East Indies changed by -100

Volk en Vaderland Sub-branchEdit

Volk en VaderlandStrength Over BloodJoin GermanyThe Netherlands FirstGerman Technological ExchangeBeginnings of a Dutch BlitzkriegPlacate the JapaneseAssume the Naval BurdenThe United NetherlandsTaking Back Our Old ColoniesImperial AmbitionsImplement the "Program"Taking Back French FlandersDe JeugdstormFile:HOL NF Volk en Vaderland.jpg 

Fascist sub-branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Volk en Vaderland Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Cave to the Germans.
Netherlands:
 
Volk en Vaderland
Our decision to favor one neighbor over the other means that we have definitively abandoned our neutrality. The increase of pro-German voices and nationalist rhetoric resulting from our recent decision is starting to become very noticeable in our internal politics, such as in the form of the far-right newspaper 'People and Fatherland'.
  • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Meinout Rost van Tonningen (Fascist Demagogue):
  Strength Over Blood Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Volk en Vaderland.
  • Current ruling party is  Fascist
Netherlands:
  Join Germany Netherlands:
The following will bypass the focus:
Is in Faction with   Germany
Has not started   The Netherlands First
  Germany Gets event The Netherlands seeks to join the Axis
  The Netherlands First Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Strength Over Blood.
  •   does not have the focus   Join Germany.
  • Is not in Faction with   Germany
Netherlands:
  • Set the rule: Can Create Factions.
  • Gain Base  War support: +10.00%
  German Technological Exchange Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Join Germany.
Netherlands and everyone in the faction joins:
  • German Technological Exchange.
  Beginnings of a Dutch Blitzkrieg Netherlands:
  • has the focus   German Technological Exchange.
  •   does not have the focus   Assume the Naval Burden.
  •   Germany: Has technology Panzerkampfwagen III (Medium Tank I)
Netherlands:
  Placate the Japanese Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Join Germany.
  •   Japan: Curent ruling party is  Fascist
  • At peace with   Japan
  • One of the following must be true:
    • All of the following must be true:
      • Controls Java (335)
      • Controls Sumatra (672)
      • Controls Kalimantan (334)
      • Controls Sulawesi (673)
      • Controls Lesser Sunda Islands (667)

The following will bypass the focus:
Is at war with   Japan

All of the following must be true:

  • One of the following must be true:
    • Does not control Java (335)
    • Does not control Sumatra (672)
    • Does not control Kalimantan (334)
    • Does not control Sulawesi (673)
    • Does not control Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
    • Does not control Suriname (309)
  • Any country:
    • Is a subject of Netherlands
    • Does not control Java (335)
    • Does not control Sumatra (672)
    • Does not control Kalimantan (334)
    • Does not control Sulawesi (673)
    • Does not control Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
    • Does not control Suriname (309)
Netherlands:
  • Gets event Japanese Interest in the East Indies
  Assume the Naval Burden Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Placate the Japanese.
  •   does not have the focus   Beginnings of a Dutch Blitzkrieg.
  • Has full control of Holland (7)
  • Has full control of Friesland (36)
Netherlands:
 
Assume the Naval Burden
While our ally is an expert in land warfare, perhaps our naval history lends us better to taking up the naval part of the war.
  The United Netherlands Netherlands has the focus:
The following will bypass the focus:
Has full control of Vlaanderen (6)

Has full control of Wallonie (34)

Has full control of Luxemburg (8)
Netherlands:
  Taking Back Our Old Colonies Netherlands:
The following will bypass the focus:
Has full control of French Caribbean (694)

Has full control of Leeward Islands (308)
Has full control of Trinidad (691)
Has full control of British Guyana (687)
Has full control of French Guiana (310)
Has full control of Ghana (274)
Has full control of Cape (681)
Has full control of Transvaal (275)
Has full control of Natal (718)
Has full control of Ceylon (422)

Netherlands:
  • Gains claim on French Caribbean (694)
  • Gains claim on Leeward Islands (308)
  • Gains claim on Trinidad (691)
  • Gains claim on British Guyana (687)
  • Gains claim on French Guiana (310)
  • Gains claim on Ghana (274)
  • Gains claim on Cape (681)
  • Gains claim on Transvaal (275)
  • Gains claim on Natal (718)
  • Gains claim on Ceylon (422)
  • Gains Conquer (Focus)  War goal against   France
  • Gains Conquer (Focus)  War goal against   United Kingdom
  • Gains Conquer (Focus)  War goal against   South Africa
  Imperial Ambitions Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Taking Back Our Old Colonies.
  • Is not in Faction with   United States

The following will bypass the focus:
Has full control of New England (357)

Has full control of New York (358)
Has full control of New Jersey (359)

Has full control of Maryland (361)
Netherlands:
 
Imperial Ambitions
As our people revel in the glory that befits our status as an Imperial power, all that remains is to take back our old colonies of Nieuw Nederland in the north-eastern United States of America.
  • Gain Base  War support: +10.00%
  • Gains claim on New England (357)
  • Gains claim on New York (358)
  • Gains claim on New Jersey (359)
  • Gains claim on Maryland (361)
  • Gains Conquer (Focus)  War goal against   United States
  Implement the "Program" Netherlands:
  • has the focus   The Netherlands First.
Netherlands:
 
Implement the "Program"
Now that the nation is secure under the leadership of our Leader, it is time to implement the party's 'Program'. A strong government, economic and social reforms, and abolition of press freedom and voting rights are but a few of the points that will make our people stronger. All must do their duty for the Fatherland!
  Taking Back French Flanders Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Implement the "Program".
Netherlands:
  • Gains claim on Nord-Pas-de-Calais (29)
  • Gains Conquer (Focus)  War goal against owner of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (29)
  De Jeugdstorm Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Volk en Vaderland.
  • Current ruling party is  Fascist
Netherlands:

gets the national spirit:

 
De Jeugdstorm
Swaying a population away from fervent pacifism, and within a few years instill in them a culture of militarism, is no easy feat. But with ample propaganda, rhetoric, and by starting with our impressionable youth, we will manage it to the fullest extent we are able.

Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny Sub-branchEdit

Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" MutinyDecolonizationRed is the New OrangeAffirm Loyalty To MoscowJoin the FrenchBastion of True CommunismSoviet Technical TeamsMaking the Ends of Europe MeetSocialist Industrial SupportFor the Common GoodMobilize the MassesFrench Military MissionBring Socialism SouthEnemies on All FrontsPre-Empt Western InterventionHaven of ToleranceFile:HOL NF Legacy of the De Zeven Provincien Mutiny.jpg 

Communist sub-branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

Focus Prerequisites Effects
  Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Maintain Trade Neutrality.
  •   does not have the focus   Oranje Boven!.
Netherlands:
 
Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny
Daily  Communism Support: +0.10
The mutiny on board the cruiser "De Zeven Provinciën" in February 1933 has been a taboo topic ever since. We must make the topic discussable again, lest we forget the sacrifices those brave men made for the Workers' cause. We should all take an example from their actions, and rise to defend our ideals!
  • Available as Political Advisor:
    • Saul de Groot (Communist Revolutionary):
  Decolonization Netherlands:
  • has the focus   Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny.
  • Current ruling party is  Communist
  • One of the following must be true:
    •   Netherlands Antilles is a subject of the Netherlands
    • Curaçao (695): Fully controlled by the Netherlands
    •   Suriname is a subject of the Netherlands
    • Suriname (309): Fully controlled by the Netherlands
    • All states in Indonesia fully controlled by the Netherlands
    • All of the following must be true:

The following will bypass the focus:
All of the following States are not owned by Netherlands:
  • Sumatra (672)
  • Java (335)
  • Kalimantan (334)
  • Lesser Sunda Islands (667)
  • Sulawesi (673)
  • The Moluccas (668)
  • Aru Islands (738)
  • West Papua (669)
  • Curaçao (695)
  • Suriname (309)

All of the following must not be a subject of the Netherlands:

Netherlands:
 
Redirected Investments
  • Creates 8 KNIL units with 9  Infantry battalions in Holland (7)
  •   Red is the New Orange Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny.
    • Current ruling party is  Communist
    Netherlands:
     
    Red is the New Orange
    Equality leaves no room for anyone to be raised above the others, even if this should be a family so intertwined with our nation's history. Their titles must be stripped, and their resources seized to further the common good.
      Affirm Loyalty To Moscow Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Decolonization and   Red is the New Orange.
    •   does not have the focus   Join the French or   Bastion of True Communism
    • At peace with   Soviet Union

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Is in Faction with   Soviet Union

    All of the following must be true:

    Netherlands:

      Soviet Union Gets event The Netherlands seeks to join the Comintern

      Join the French Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Decolonization and   Red is the New Orange.
    •   does not have the focus   Affirm Loyalty To Moscow or   Bastion of True Communism
    • At peace with   France
    •   France

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Is in Faction with   Soviet Union

    All of the following must be true:

    Netherlands:

      Soviet Union Gets event The Netherlands seeks to join the [French Faction]

      Bastion of True Communism Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Decolonization and   Red is the New Orange.
    •   does not have the focus   Affirm Loyalty To Moscow or   Join the French
    • Is not in faction with   Soviet Union
    • Is not in faction wiht   France
    Netherlands:
     
    Bastion of True Communism
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10.0%
    •  Land fort construction speed: +10.00%
    We stand alone in Western Europe in our interpretation of communism. We have no-one to turn to, and so must rely on ourselves to see through the final victory for the communist cause.
      Soviet Technical Teams Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Affirm Loyalty To Moscow.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Soviet Technical Teams
    Factory Output: +10.00%
    Our allies have mastered the art of maximizing production of war equipment. By receiving some teams of experts we can fine-tune our own production lines to make use of their innovations.
      Making the Ends of Europe Meet Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Soviet Technical Teams.
    • Is not in faction with   Germany

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Is at war with   Germany
    Netherlands:
      Socialist Industrial Support Netherlands has the focus:
    •   Affirm Loyalty To Moscow or   Join the French.
    Netherlands:
      For the Common Good Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Socialist Industrial Support.
    Netherlands and all faction members join:
    • Communist Technology Exchange
      Mobilize the Masses Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Socialist Industrial Support.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Mobilize the Masses
    The only one who can defend the worker is the worker. The people must rise up in defense of their country and their beliefs!
      French Military Mission Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Join the French.
    Netherlands:
     
    French Military Mission
    Training time: -15.00%
    The French military is famed throughout the continent. We will invite a military mission, to educate our military thinkers and improve the organization of our army.
      Bring Socialism South Netherlands has the focus:
    The following will bypass the focus:
    Has full control of Vlaanderen (6)

    Does not control Wallonie (34)

    Does not control Luxemburg (8)
    Netherlands:
      Enemies on All Fronts Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Bastion of True Communism.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Enemies on All Fronts
    Our nation is small and lacks strategic depth. Our only hope for survival is that every man and woman does their duty, and that any invader is met by a mass of bodies they cannot overcome.
      Pre-Empt Western Intervention Netherlands has the focus: Netherlands:
      Haven of Tolerance Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Enemies on All Fronts.
    Netherlands:

    gets the national spirit:

     
    Haven of Tolerance
    Weekly  Manpower: +500
    The Dutch spirit shines through even in communism. We welcome any and all who have been shunned by their homelands. We do not ask about their past, only that they do their duty to protect this fledgling Eden from the forces that would stifle it.

    Oranje Boven! Sub-branchEdit

    Oranje Boven!Symbol of ResistanceReplace the Defeatist GovernmentGo with BritainThe Only Man in the Dutch GovernmentDe VernieuwingDepillarizationRoyal Arms PurchasesA New Dutch UnityDe VaarplichtRequest Allied FavorsThe Singapore ConferencesShip-a-Day Sinking QuotasAllied Technological DevelopmentsAmerican West Indies ProtectorateWilhelminismRevive the Buffer State ProposalDevelop the SouthCombined Chiefs of Staff RepresentationThe Fourth AllyZandery Military AirportFile:HOL NF Oranje Boven!.jpg 

    Monarchist sub-branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects
      Oranje Boven! Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Maintain Trade Neutrality.
    •   does not have the focus   Legacy of the "De Zeven Provinciën" Mutiny.
    • Has not completed focus   Curtail Colonial Autonomy.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Oranje Boven!
    Daily Support for  Unaligned: +0.10
    The history of our country is intertwined with the royal family of Orange-Nassau. As such, the color orange has become a national symbol, reflected both in the custom of adding an orange pennant to the flag on days of national celebration, as well as short patriotic songs such as 'Oranje Boven', or 'Orange Above', celebrating the Queen and the royal family as a whole.
      Symbol of Resistance Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Oranje Boven!.
    Netherlands:
     
    Oranje Boven!
    Effective change:
    • Effect of our partisans: +25.00%
    • Division Attack on core territory: +10.0%
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10.0%
    Daily Support for  Unaligned: +0.10
    The history of our country is intertwined with the royal family of Orange-Nassau. As such, the color orange has become a national symbol, reflected both in the custom of adding an orange pennant to the flag on days of national celebration, as well as short patriotic songs such as 'Oranje Boven', or 'Orange Above', celebrating the Queen and the royal family as a whole.
      Replace the Defeatist Government Netherlands has the focus:
    •   Oranje Boven! or   Unity Through Democracy.
    • At war

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Current ruling party is  Non-Aligned
    Netherlands:
      Go with Britain Netherlands has the focus:
    The following will bypass the focus:

    Is in Faction with   United Kingdom

    Has not started   Lead the Minor Democracies
    Netherlands:

      United Kingdom Gets event The Netherlands seeks to join the Allies

      The Only Man in the Dutch Government Netherlands: Netherlands:
      De Vernieuwing Netherlands:
    • has the focus   The Only Man in the Dutch Government.
    Netherlands:
      Depillarization Netherlands:
    • has the focus   The Only Man in the Dutch Government.
    Netherlands:
     
    Depillarization
    The Dutch society has been divided in various strata, called 'zuilen' or 'pillars'. As part of the Queen's new mandate she has aimed to do away with this 'pillarization' that has plagued our country for all these years. Those with one religion, ideology or social status may now freely interact with those of another, improving stability.
      Royal Arms Purchases Netherlands:
    • has the focus   De Vernieuwing.
    Netherlands:
      A New Dutch Unity Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   De Vernieuwing and   Depillarization.
    Netherlands:
      De Vaarplicht Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Replace the Defeatist Government and   Go with Britain.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    De Vaarplicht
    After 150 years of neutrality, and decades of increasing pacifism, we must prove to our new allies our resolve to fight. Rather than rely on a volunteer-based merchant navy like other nations, we will sign into law the Vaarplicht, or 'Obligation to Sail'. All Dutch citizens who have not yet been conscripted will henceforth be obligated to perform services for, or at the benefit of, the merchant navy.
      Request Allied Favors Netherlands:
    • has the focus   De Vaarplicht.
    • Is in Faction with   United Kingdom
    • At war
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Has not capitulated
      • More than 40 Legitimacy
    Netherlands:
    •  Political Power: +60
    • Unlocks Request Allied Favors Decisions.
      • These make it possible to obtain Offmap Industry,
        Manpower, Equipment, and more from your allies.
      The Singapore Conferences Netherlands:
    The following will bypass the focus:
    Is at war with   Japan
    Has not completed focus   Oranje Boven!
    Netherlands:
    • 4x 100% Research bonus for: Naval Doctrine.
      Ship-a-Day Sinking Quotas Netherlands has the focus:
    •   De Vaarplicht. or   The Singapore Conferences.
    • At war
    Netherlands:
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Submarine models.
    • 1x 100% Research bonus for: Submarine Operations Doctrines.
    • Random Unit Leader:
      • Add Attack Skill: 1
      • Add Maneuvering Skill: 2
      • Add Coordination Skill: 1
      Allied Technological Developments Netherlands:
    • has the focus   The Singapore Conferences.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Allied Technological Developments
    Research Speed: +10.00%
    Victory lies with technological superiority. We must lend our share to the vast resources pumped into Allied R&D programs, so that we, too, may profit from them.
      American West Indies Protectorate Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Ship-a-Day Sinking Quotas and   Allied Technological Developments.
    • At war
    • At peace with the   United States
    Netherlands:
    • If in a faction with the   United States:
      • Curaçao (695)
      • Suriname (309)
    • If not in a faction with the   United States:
      • The United States must approve of the agreement
        for the bonus to take effect.
      •   United States:
        • Gain Base  War support: +10.00%
        • Guarantee Netherlands
        • Gets event The Netherlands Requests US Protection of West Indies
      Wilhelminism Netherlands: If Netherlands:
     
    German Defectors
    Periodically generate units with 7 Infantry and 2 Artillery battalions and Engineer, Recon, and Artillery Support.
    A Steady trickle of German defectors regularly forms into units keen on fighting on our behalf, to reinstate their Kaiser.
     
    Pro-Kaiser Defectors
    Weekly  Manpower: -1000
    Misguided loyalty to the old Kaiser has driven a steady trickle of soldiers to defect and fight for the Dutch, in a vain attempt to put the Kaiser back on the throne.

    Only the complete defeat of the Dutch, and the alliance they are a part of, is likely to stamp this movement out, entirely.

     
    German Defectors
    Periodically generate units with 7 Infantry and 2 Artillery battalions and Engineer, Recon, and Artillery Support.
    A Steady trickle of German defectors regularly forms into units keen on fighting on our behalf, to reinstate their Kaiser.
     
    Pro-Kaiser Defectors
    Weekly  Manpower: -1000
    Misguided loyalty to the old Kaiser has driven a steady trickle of soldiers to defect and fight for the Dutch, in a vain attempt to put the Kaiser back on the throne.

    Only the complete defeat of the Dutch, and the alliance they are a part of, is likely to stamp this movement out, entirely.

        • Gets event Soldiers Defect to Netherlands
      Revive the Buffer State Proposal Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   A New Dutch Unity and   Request Allied Favors.
    • Is in Faction with   United Kingdom
    • Fighting war on same side as   United Kingdom
    •   Belgium
      • Is in Faction with Netherlands
      • Fighting war on same side as Netherlands
    •   Luxembourg
      • Is in Faction with Netherlands
      • Fighting war on same side as Netherlands
    • One of the following must be true:
      • All of the following must be true:
      • All of the following must be true:
      United Kingdom:
    • Gets event The Netherlands Proposes United Netherlands
      Develop the South Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Revive the Buffer State Proposal.
    • Has full control of Vlaanderen (6)
    • Has full control of Wallonie (34)
    • Has full control of Luxemburg (8)
    Netherlands:
      Combined Chiefs of Staff Representation Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Request Allied Favors and   American West Indies Protectorate.
    • Is in Faction with   United Kingdom
    • Is in Faction with   United States
    • At war
    • One of the following must be true:
      • Has not capitulated
      • More than 80 Legitimacy
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Combined Chiefs of Staff Representation
    • Planning Speed: +10.0%
    • Maximum Command Power Increase: +15
    • Daily Command Power Gain Multiplier: +5%
    Our contributions have been noted, and with some political pressure it may be possible to gain representation, if not participation, in the exclusive club of Anglo-American strategic planners that is the Combined Chiefs of Staff.
      The Fourth Ally Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Combined Chiefs of Staff Representation.
    • Is in Faction with   United Kingdom
    • Is in Faction with   United States
    • At war
    • At peace with   Soviet Union
    • Has full control of Java (335)
    • Has full control of Sumatra (672)
    Netherlands:
     
    The Fourth Ally
     Dockyard Output: +10.00%
    Despite our humble beginnings, our contributions are undeniable. It is time to take our place as the fourth ally in the war against the fascists - alongside the UK, the USA, and the Soviet Union.
      Zandery Military Airport Netherlands:
    • has the focus   American West Indies Protectorate.
    • Is in Faction with   United States
    • At war
    • Has full control of Suriname (309)
    • Has full control of Curaçao (695)
    Netherlands:

    "Unity Through Democracy" Sub-BranchEdit

    "Unity Through Democracy"Lead the Minor DemocraciesForm the BeneluxResponsibility For Our Own DefenseLessons from the Low CountriesFoundations for a European UnionThe Continent's Best and BrightestThe Best DefenseFile:HOL NF Unity Through Democracy.jpg 

    Democratic sub-branch of the Dutch national focus tree.
    Clicking on a national focus icon leads to the appropriate table row.

    Focus Prerequisites Effects
      "Unity Through Democracy" Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Cave to the British.
    Netherlands:
     
    Unity Through Democracy
    The 'Dutch Movement for Unity through Democracy' ('Eenheid door Democratie') was formed in 1935, and has ever since been an outspoken extra-parliamentary voice against demagogues of all other ideologies. Supporting the movement can in turn pay dividends by defending our democracy and strengthening our government.
    • Available as Political Advisor:
      • Willem Schermerhorn (Democratic Reformer):
      Lead the Minor Democracies Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Unity Through Democracy.
    •   does not have the focus   Go with Britain.
    • At peace
    • Is not in Faction
    Netherlands:
     
    Lead the Minor Democracies
    As the major powers of our day seem hell-bent on another war, it is left to the small democracies of Europe to keep the world from burning, like a crowd keeping two fighters from each other. We shall lead the others in forming a bloc of neutrality against the warmongerers.
      Form the Benelux Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Lead the Minor Democracies.
    • Is not in faction.
    • Is fully independent
    •   Belgium is not in Faction
    •   Luxembourg is not in Faction

    The following will bypass the focus:
    Netherlands:
    • Set the rule: Can Create Factions.
    • Create Faction: Benelux
    •   Belgium Gets event The Netherlands invites Belgium to the Benelux
    •   Luxembourg Gets event The Netherlands invites Belgium to the Benelux
    • Remove national spirit   Weak Government
    • Unlocks Decision: Propose Benelux Unification
      Responsibility For Our Own Defense Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Lead the Minor Democracies.
    Netherlands:
     
    Responsibility For Our Own Defense
    Without any major powers to rely on, we have no choice but to see to our own defenses, and take full responsibility for ensuring that they are adequate to whatever challenge may be thrown against them.
      Lessons from the Low Countries Netherlands:
    • has the focuses   Form the Benelux and   Responsibility For Our Own Defense.
    Netherlands gets the national spirit:
     
    Lessons from the Low Countries
    • Division Defense on core territory: +10.0%
    • Max Entrenchment: +10.0
    •  Land fort construction speed: +10.00%
    As the neutral land between two major powers, the Low Countries have seen their share of warfare. We must draw our lessons from this, and be prepared for even more invasions, as one neighbour attempts to flatten us once again in order to reach the other.
      Foundations for a European Union Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Lessons from the Low Countries.
    Netherlands:
    • Benelux will now be known as European Union
    • Every European non-major country that is  Democratic:
      • Gets event The Netherlands invites [country] to the European Union
      The Continent's Best and Brightest Netherlands:
    • has the focus   Foundations for a European Union.
    Every country that is in a faction with the Netherlands:
    • Joins The Continent's Best and Brightest.
      The Best Defense Netherlands: Netherlands: