Monthly Archives: July 2016

Review of ‘Dying for St. Lo’

Rob Morgan finds and reviews an English translation of an original French title: “Dying for St. Lo: Hedgerow Hell, July 1944.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘US Standard-Type Battleships 1941-45 (2)’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a New Vanguard Osprey on more of the U.S. battleship classes from World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of Navwar 1/1200 Milwaukee monitors

Rob Morgan describes simple conversions that make some old Navwar ACW models usable again. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of the ‘new’ War Game Digest (1971)

Rich Barbuto reviews another older publication from a less-well-known founder of modern wargaming, Jack Scruby. In his latest version of “The War Game Digest,” Jack provides his thoughts on launching another publication for war gamers, reviews the history of the … Continue reading

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On smoke in battle

By Rob Morgan The armoured car in the photographs is a British-built Fox, taken at the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers Barracks here in Wales recently. This afv was introduced in the early ‘70s and withdrawn in the mid-‘90s. Some 200 … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Blitz: A World in Conflict’ board game

Russ Lockwood provides a thorough review of this large-scale World War II board game, which is played on a map of the entire world. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Armies of Castile and Aragon 1370-1516’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey published last year and finds it well done. The review of ‘Armies of Castile and Aragon 1370-1516’ is on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for July

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is by Aaron W. Throne and provides his set of rules for a simple campaign. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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