Monthly Archives: November 2015

Review of ‘Winchester Lever-action Rifles’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey in their Weapon series: “Winchester Lever-action Rifles.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘D-Day Fortifications in Normandy’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey in the Fortress series on the German fortifications along the D-Day landing sites. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Napoleonics on skis?

By Rob Morgan I have been reading “Napoleon’s Wars” by Charles Esdaile — a Penguin paperback, it was originally published in 2007. A hefty volume too, at over 600 pages. For my own part, I’m no Bonapartist. The pretty uniforms … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Hitler’s Russian & Cossack Allies 1941-45’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey on “Hitler’s Russian & Cossack Allies 1941-45.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of an Osprey on the Chaco War

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on the Chaco War. “The Chaco War 1932-35: South America’s Greatest Modern Conflict.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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‘Blue Peacock’ and the Red Star

By Rob Morgan The newsletter of the Ordnance Society often provides gems of information of use to the wargamer. The July 2015 issue, No.111, is an excellent example. Earlier in 2015 a group of OS members visited the UK Atomic … Continue reading

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Review of Tabletop Gaming magazine, Issue 2

Jonathan Aird reviews the second issue of the new Tabletop Gaming magazine and finds much to like. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘American Civil War Fortifications (2)’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey in their Fortress series, “American Civil War Fortifications (2): Land and Field Fortifications.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A new sample article

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior comes from the pen of Rob Morgan. It’s titled “Thoughts on a Dalek Army” and describes some options for building Daleks, robotic creatures from the popular Dr. Who television series. … Continue reading

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