Category Archives: Periods – World War II

Luftwaffe ‘Harvard’ NA T-6 Trainers

By Rob Morgan A long way back in time, in 1971, Airfix Magazine carried a photograph of one of these immensely long-serving two seaters in the World War II camouflage and markings of Goering’s Luftwaffe. A letter followed from C.M. … Continue reading

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What vehicles are out there?

By Jim Rohrer Wargaming in eras after World War I requires vehicles.  Each decade, the variety of vehicle types increased.  Deciding which types to include in your battles is one issue.  Another is where you obtain the vehicles.  This brief … Continue reading

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A link of possible WWII interest

By Rob Morgan Quite a number of the publications I write for frequently contain notes about articles in other journals and newsletters which may prove of interest or value to that society’s membership. Here’s one which I thought should be … Continue reading

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Remembering Gneisenau

By Rob Morgan I came upon a three-page article entitled ‘Batterie Austrat’ in the excellent magazine After the Battle, No. 44. Rather an old piece now, it provides an account of one of the 11-inch triple gun turrets from Gneisenau, … Continue reading

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A missing battleship?

By Rob Morgan Over the past few months, a couple of colleagues and I have been discussing the many “what if” battleship projects which litter 20th Century naval history. One battleship I can’t find a model of anywhere is the … Continue reading

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Royal Armouries and The Home Guard

By Rob Morgan  The Royal Armouries books and booklets are always sumptuously produced and a joy to read and own, but they can be expensive. News that they are to issue several of their publications electronically and at a very … Continue reading

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Just a simple question

By Rob Morgan Something which should really go in the ‘Letters to the Editor’ page, but we don’t have one. Or maybe in the ‘Reader’s Queries’ like the old ‘Battle’ wargames magazine used to have, but we don’t have one … Continue reading

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‘Flammen-Flieger’ — A weapon re-discovered

By Rob Morgan There I was, meandering through my archives, or what my wife calls ‘the boxes in the attic’ (she’s never wargamed, you understand), looking for an article on the Model T Ford armoured cars that were used by … Continue reading

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‘Let’s Blow Up a Factory’ scenario

In this month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior, Peter R. Barkworth describes a scenario for a French partisan attack on German occupiers. It’s called “Let’s Blow Up a Factory” and it’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Pak 43/41 anti-tank gun in Normandy

By Rob Morgan A couple of e-mails responding to my ‘VE Day’ piece asked me for a little more detail on what some seem to think is a rather unusual form of ’88,’ and it certainly is an odd version … Continue reading

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