Category Archives: Periods – World War II

Simple WWII rules added: ‘Blitzkrieg’

Kevin White’s simple but playable rules for infantry and armor combat in World War II have been added to the Complete Rule Sets page.

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’25 and Out’ rules added

There’s now a new addition to the Complete Rule Sets page, this time another of Mike Crane’s clever mechanics, this one for tracking a B-17’s bombing missions over World War II Europe early in the U.S. air effort. The rules … Continue reading

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Catching up on my reading

By Rob Morgan It’s a touch on the miserable side here as I write this, and so I’m catching up with some of  my late Winter reading. Currently, reading in support of my occasional wargaming, includes one of those ‘bits … Continue reading

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WWII naval rules added

Kevin White provides a set of fast-play naval rules for World War II. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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New rule set: ‘Bombs Away’

Here’s another rule set from past issues of Lone Warrior. This one is by Kevin White and is titled “Bombs Away.” It’s a set of rules depicting the British bombing campaign over Europe in World War II. All you need to … Continue reading

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The ‘Pulemet Maksima’ 1910 Machine Gun

By Rob Morgan My favourite machine gun! It had the longest production run of any of the numerous Maxim versions made, and was made in vast numbers. I’ve not encountered an estimate for the numbers manufactured but someone else may … Continue reading

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‘Battle on the Russian Front’ rules

Regular Lone Warrior contributor Mike Crane provides a set of rules for combat on the Russian Front in World War II, using a hex map and 1/72 figures and models. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Near Pegasus Bridge

By Rob Morgan I took this snapshot at Pegasus Bridge in Normandy. The original bridge has been replaced with a wider replica, and the original sits in the middle of one of the glider landing fields close to the River … Continue reading

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A sample article for September

As usual for a new month, here’s a vintage article from past issues of Lone Warrior. In this one, George Arnold takes a classic Avalon Hill board game, “Victory in the Pacific,” and revamps the rules to make the game … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain rules added

Mike Crane provides his original set of air combat rules for the Battle of Britain, including 3D paper airplane models. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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