Category Archives: Periods – World War II

Review of ‘Developing The Portable Wargame’

Arthur Harman reviews a new book by Bob Cordery that expands on his original rules from “The Portable Wargame”, also reviewed here. This book includes rules for World War II and for Ancients. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for June

This month’s article from the pages of past Lone Warriors is from Paul Le Long and explains his simple World War II naval rules (including air power). It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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The WWII flame barrage

By Rob Morgan Lord St. Vincent said of Bonaparte’s rag-tag and bobtail, ‘I do not say they cannot come, I only say they cannot come by sea.’ Now this is another of those intriguing weapons devised to prevent, in this … Continue reading

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Review of Wally Simon’s WWII Wargame Design

Rich Barbuto reviews another in the series of reprints of Wally Simon’s wargaming ideas: “Wally Simon’s WWII Secrets of Wargame Design, Volume 7.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Panther vs. T-34’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews one of Osprey’s Duel series, this one a comparison between the Russian T-34 and the German Panther. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from previous Lone Warrior issues is “Ridge Line Reconnaissance,” by Kevin White. The article describes a solo game in which the player is the reconnoitering side and the unknown enemy is controlled by dice rolls. It’s … Continue reading

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Review of ‘British Commando 1940-45’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey focused on the British commandos of World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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An unusual D-Day tank

By Rob Morgan Here is a photograph I took in Normandy on a drab May afternoon three years ago. The tank is a Centaur Mark IV, one of 80 of these AFVs used by the Royal Marines Support Group at … Continue reading

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The Maxson Mount

By Rob Morgan This is a “holiday snap” of the well-known World War II American-produced Maxson Mount for 4×0.5-inch Browning M2 machine guns, the very effective counter to low-flying enemy aircraft. I liked the look of this mount. (It’s to … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Bazooka vs Panzer’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey titled “Bazooka vs Panzer,” featuring the opposing weapons of World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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