Monthly Archives: July 2015

Review of ‘The Romanian Army of World War II’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey on the Romanian army during WWII. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A note on ‘Brandtschatzung’

By Rob Morgan The bi-annual journal War & Society (ISSN 0729-2473) is published by the Australian University of New South Wales’ Department of History, and so may not be familiar to many Pike & Shot period-oriented readers in the northern … Continue reading

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Review of Lizardmen figures by Caesar

Jonathan Aird reviews a box of Lizardmen Warriors by Caesar and finds it another useful set of figures for fantasy gaming. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘German Military Police Units 1939-45’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey and finds it helpful, even though it’s highly specialized. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of Ratmen plastic figures by Caesar

Jonathan Aird reviews some fantasy plastic figures from the Caesar company: Ratmen. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A thought on potential modern naval actions

By Rob Morgan I realise that for most SWA Members, The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis is far from required reading. Though since the next serious naval wars are almost certainly going to start in the south-eastern quadrant of Asia, … Continue reading

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‘Smuta’ board game review

Godfrey Bailey provides another board game review/description. This one is of a Russian board game called “Smuta.” The game is set in early 1600s Russia, during a “time of troubles.” Godfrey explains the modifications he made to the multi-player game … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The SA 1921-45: Hitler’s Stormtroopers’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an older Osprey Men-at-Arms publication, and finds it of limited use. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey book, this one from the Pike and Shot period, “Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘The Catapult: A History’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book on the development of bolt-shooting and stone-throwing weapons from Antiquity forward. It’s on the Reviews page.

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