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Bolt Action: Campaign: Battle of France is the latest supplement to the World War II Wargames Rules, allowing players to take command of the bitter fighting for France, and to refight the key battles of this campaign. The extract below is taken from the introduction, setting the scene for what is to come!Continue Reading

Konflikt '47: Defiance - The Italian Forces

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Konflikt ’47: Defiance is the latest supplement to Warlord Games’ Weird World War II ruleset, taking players to the war-torn Mediterranean and introducing full army lists for the divided Italian forces...Continue Reading

Radar and Aces

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Today on the blog, Mark Lardas returns, with an anecdote about a Marine Corps fighter ace who helped piece together the story of Rabaul...Continue Reading

Film 2018

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What military history films should you see this year?Continue Reading

The Sinking of USS Hornet

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Today marks the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of the Battle of Santa Cruz of World War II... Continue Reading
Today marks the 75th anniversary of Pat Reid’s escape from Colditz Castle, the formidable mountain fortress that the Germans used as a Prisoner-of-War camp in the Second World War...Continue Reading

Writing Operation Torch 1942

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Ahead of its publication, Brian Lane Herder discusses Operation Torch 1942: The invasion of French North Africa. Continue Reading

The Long Range Desert Group

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Last week, we published The Long Range Desert Group in World War II by Gavin Mortimer, which explores the origins and operations of Britain’s first ever Special Forces unit. In today’s blog post, Gavin Mortimer discusses the unit’s history and how it seemingly faded from view... Continue Reading
After the publication last week of Michael G Walling's latest book, Bloodstained Sands, Michael has put together a brief history of amphibious warfare. Continue Reading
In the research and writing of Sevastopol’s Wars, I met a series of fascinating people, many of whose accounts appear in the book. Of particular note were the veterans of the Great Patriotic War...Continue Reading

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