Category Archives: Periods – World War II

On Eastern rivers and lakes

By Rob Morgan My Ostfront naval flotillas are, for the most part, 1n 1/300th scale, and range from the old Skytrex landing craft and gunboats to the newest acquisition, the Zvezda Russian-made armoured river boat shown here. It’s a new … Continue reading

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Review of ‘World War II Croatian Legionaries’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a recent Osprey on the Nazi-allied Croatian legionaries. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Suffolk – some intriguing WWII traces

By Jonathan Aird I do like to be beside the sea side – but in all honesty I’m not all that bothered about strolling on the prom-prom-prom, even the additional attraction of a big brass band doesn’t really swing it … Continue reading

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A tram car roadblock

By Rob Morgan I try never to pass the local OXFAM shop. It always seems to throw up a bargain. Not long ago, I picked up an Osprey at a mere £1.99. This, however, was from the postcard box, and … Continue reading

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Review of ‘German vs. British Infantrymen’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey Combat series book, “France 1940: German Infantryman versus British Infantryman.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of Mulberry Harbour models in 1-3000th scale

Rob Morgan reviews some useful models from Mick Yarrow in 1/3000th scale. It’s on the Reviews page.

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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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