Monthly Archives: February 2014

U.S. Navy monitors in Russia 1867

 By Rob Morgan Francis Vinton Greene, later major general, was the U.S. military attaché in St. Petersburg 1877-79, wrote “Sketches of Army Life in Russia” in 1881. In that book, he writes of the mission of a Mr. Fox on … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Conqueror’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews the last in a series of five books about the rise of the Mongols. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Chris Hahn article in Miniature Wargames 371

For those who may not yet have seen the new issue of MW with Battlegames — there’s a very good article by Chris Hahn on using the “Hail Caesar”  rules to fight a Roman “D-Day landing” scenario, as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Periods - Ancient | 4 Comments

Review of ‘Midway 1942’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Campaign book, “Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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After Eaglewall

(Admin. note: This is a follow-up to a previous post by Rob about Eaglewall kits here.) By Rob Morgan Well, for several years after Eaglewall went out of business, there was literally nothing around in 1/1200th scale, unless you were … Continue reading

Posted in Naval gaming, Periods - World War II | 1 Comment

Review of Military Vehicles models

Jonathan Aird reviews some new offerings in the Military Vehicles line. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Normandy 1944’ book (Osprey)

Paul Le Long provides an overview of a book in the Osprey Campaign series, “Normandy 1944: Allied Landings and Breakout.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Men of Bronze’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book of essays about Greek hoplite warfare. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Sample article for February

A new sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine has now been posted. This one is by Richard Stoy and includes his rules for a Norman Conquest campaign game. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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