Monthly Archives: November 2016

Support your local show

By Jonathan Aird Hollywood, ever the contrarian, has asked us in the past to support our local sheriff. And then to support our local gunfighter. That’s confusing and just generates a hard-to-resolve quandary. The proposal I have here is far … Continue reading

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A colourful Russian unit

By Rob Morgan I’ve always believed that re-enactors have a great deal to offer the wargamer in terms of the “reality” of life in warfare, particularly, of course, where there is no prospect of encountering a veteran or survivor of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Model Soldier Guide’

Rich Barbuto reviews a 1965 classic about building and painting some fine model soldiers of the time. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Tippecanoe 1811: The Prophet’s Battle’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Campaign book on American frontier fighting. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Attila and the Nomad Hordes’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an entry from the Osprey Elite series and finds it tries to cover too much ground. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘German Armies 1870-71 (1): Prussia’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on the Prussian army of 1870-71. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for November

This month’s sample article from the pages of previous Lone Warrior issues is titled “Company Commander 3.” It’s the third part of a series by David Newport, featuring his Eastern Front WWII game and rules. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Taranto 1940’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Campaign book on the Fleet Air Arm’s 1940 attack on the Italian fleet. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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