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Sent By The Iron Sky Extract

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'Sent by the Iron Sky' by Ian Gardner is the fully illustrated story of the men of Third Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in World War II from their entrance to the war on D-Day to their heroic defence of Bastogne and occupation of Berchtesgaden at the war’s end.Continue Reading

Guadalcanal 1942–43

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On the blog today, Mark Stille, looks at some of the myths that occurred during the campaign for Guadalcanal, the subject of his latest book, 'Guadalcanal 1942–43'.Continue Reading

The Third Reich is Listening

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On the blog today, Christian Jennings, author of 'The Third Reich is Listening', looks at some of the declassified archive material related to German wartime cryptography.Continue Reading
On the blog today, Chris Goss, author of Dornier Do 17 Units of World War 2, gives a brief overview of his book.Continue Reading
Undaunted: Normandy is the new deck-building game of World War II combat from David Thompson and Trevor Benjamin. On the blog today, David gives a fascinating insight into the development of the game, looking at the decisions they made when modeling the Rifle Platoon.Continue Reading

Operation 'Accolade'

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In today's blog post, Anthony Rogers looks at Operation Accolade and the process of researching and writing his book Kos and Leros 1943.Continue Reading
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest seabourne invasion in history. In this series of blogs we will be looking at some of the weaponry and machinery utilized during the landings and the fighting that followed, starting with the Swimming Sherman and Sherman Crab Flail Tank.Continue Reading
An Englishman Abroad, by Gianluca Barneschi, recounts the incredible true story of Dick Mallaby: spy, Special Operations Executive operative, and the first British agent to be sent to Italy during World War II. Immediately captured and interrogated by Italian Forces, only his quick thinking and ability to talk himself out of trouble spared his life. In this extract, Gianluca details Dick Mallaby's insertional into Italy and capture.  Continue Reading
In this blog we're looking at the uniforms of the Royal Hungarian Army to help you prepare your forces for Bolt Action: Campaign: Fortress Budapest, with artwork taken from Men-at-Arms 449: The Royal Hungarian Army in World War II , written by Dr Nigel Thomas & László Pál Szábó. The artwork is by Darko Pavlovic.Continue Reading
In today’s post, Brian Lane Herder, author of new campaign title The Aleutians 1942–43, reveals the story of the incredible and incorrigible USAAF Colonel William O.“Eric” Eareckson, the highly decorated and larger-than-life bomber commander of the Eleventh Air Force during their World War II posting in the Aleutian Islands.Continue Reading

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