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1-216590 Scholtz, Leopold RATELS ON THE LOMBA: The Story of Charlie Squadron Charlie Squadron - the iron fist of the South African Defense Force's 61 Mechanized Battalion Group - led the way on 3 October 1987 during the climactic battle on the Lomba River in Southern Angola. Not only were they up against a vastly superior force in terms of numbers and weaponry, but they also had to deal with a terrain so dense that both their movement and sight were severely impaired. Despite this, the squadron nearly wiped out the Angolan forces' 47 Brigade. Includes 50 b/w photos and maps. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2018 UK, HELION & COMPANY
NEW-softcover, available late March 2018 ......$40.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-914132 various VAE VICTIS #132: Basileus Game issue, includes the wargame with die-cut counters : Basileus

Articles include: Bien jouer a Montenotte (VV 128); Red Poppies Campaign (Compass Games); Sicily 2 (MMP); Silver Bayonet (GMT); Austerlitz Rising Eagles (Hexasim); Scenario Old School Tactical; Scenario M44; Thunders in the Ozark (Revolution Games); V-Commando (Triton noir); Ligny/Wavre (Ludifolie); I Will Fight No More, Forever (Paper Wars); Empire Italie + scenarios; Article de fabrication de decor; Scenario Men who would be Kings; Adaptation Congo a la conquete des Ameriques; Mortem et Gloriam; Sword Point; Retour a Dien Bien Phu; Art of War (Zvezda); Byzance X-XIe centuries; and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
NEW-pb, [French Text] ... ......$24.00 rct

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1-914133 various VAE VICTIS # 133 Game issue, includes the wargame with die-cut counters : Dixmude 1914, plus magazine with articles on Age of Caeser, Tenkatoitsu (Japan), and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
NEW-pb, available mid May 2017 [French text] ......$24.00 rct

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1-914134 various VAE VICTIS # 134 Includes the wargame with die-cut counters: Battle of Neerwinden 1793. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
NEW-pb, available mid July 2017 [French text, rules also in English] ......$24.00 rct

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1-453010206 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: K47 German Heavy Sniper Team With the advent of heavy armour and light walkers on the battlefield, the role and relevance of heavy anti-tank rifles have been revised. Never intended to take on heavy vehicles, they are perfect for tackling scout walkers and heavy infantry. Boasting a literal anti-tank rifle, they have the means to take on the heavily armored super units that can cause immense havoc amongst regular troops.

This blister pack contains a heavy sniper team, an anti-tank rifleman and a spotter. 1 vol, 2 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-blister, available early August 2017 ......$11.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-2013431 THE CURSE OF THE DEAD MAN'S HAND: The Ungodly Horde All of the creepy beasts and characters in The Curse of Dead Man's Hand! with 43 28mm miniatures. Models supplied unpainted. You need a copy of The Curse of Dead Man's Hand to use these gangs and beasties. Limited Edition Boxed Set.

Includes:

1. The Baron 12-figure box set
2. The Malevolent Seven 7-figure box set
3. Wendigo 2 models
4. Cannibal Dwarves 3 models
5. A Murder of Crows 10 models
6. Corpse Carrion 3 models
7. Haunted Bear 1 model
8. Storm Crow 1 model
9. Dread Wolves 3 models
10. Cursed Reverend 1 model 1 vol, 43 pgs 2017 UK, GREAT ESCAPE GAMES
NEW-pb ......$100.00 rct

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1-2013439 THE CURSE OF THE DEAD MAN'S HAND: Dead Man's Hand Hearse The final form of transport for many in Dead Man's Hand. This carriage takes folks from this life to the next via the cemetery. Even death is not enough to keep trouble at bay in these parts and sometimes the final journey itself can be a dangerous one.

This box set contains two horses, driver, and shotgun figure and a hearse. Hearse (MDF, not metal) produced by 4Ground, figures by Great Escape Games, and horses from Crusader Miniatures.

28mm scale model. Figures and horses supplied unassembled and unpainted. Hearse supplied fully painted, requires assembly. Base included. 1 vol, 43 pgs 2018 UK, GREAT ESCAPE GAMES
NEW-box, available mid June 2018 ......$29.00 rct

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2-213480 TEST OF HONOUR: The Samurai Skirmish Game Players select their force of 5-20 28mm models based around a samurai hero along with one or two loyal samurai companions and a variety of clan soldiers. The six battle scenarios included tell a tale of bitter clan rivalry, betrayal and revenge. The battles are designed to be played in order, forming an ongoing story, with consequences for the victor and loser of each game. As you play through the scenarios, your samurai will learn new skills -- and perhaps even take the shameful path of deceit and trickery to gain victory. Such choices are the ultimate test of honor.

Contains:

* 5 Samurai
* 20 Ashigaru soldiers armed with spears
* 10 Ashigaru soldiers armed with bows or muskets
* 10 Test Of Honour Battle Dice
* 10 Multibases
* 21 Blue Faction Recruitment Cards
* 21 Red Faction Recruitment Cards
* 23 Skill Cards
* 6 Injury Cards
* 10 Dishonour Cards
* 3 Fate Tokens
* 5 Objective Tokens
* 12 Reloading/Cautious Tokens
* 14 Samurai Action Tokens
* 16 Commoner Action Tokens
* 16 Blood Drop Tokens
* Main Rules booklet
* Battle Guide booklet
* FREE Pre-Order Bonus Unarmored Samurai model and card 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box ......$50.00 rct

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1-213481 TEST OF HONOUR: Mounted Samurai Following the murder of her husband, the widow Takeda Naoko dons the armor of a samurai and rides out to seek vengeance, all the while clinging desperately to the path of honor.

Contains:
* 18 unique cards - including The Side of Right and Powerful Charge
* 1 metal 28mm character model - Onna Bugeisha Takeda Naoko
* 5 plastic 28mm mounted figures
* 5 metal 'neat bare' heads 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late March 2017 ......$24.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213482 TEST OF HONOUR: Masked Men Warrior Monk Masahiro has vowed to fight the injustices of the Japanese clans. He and his followers battle the power of the samurai, taking the armored face-plates of their fallen enemies as badges of victory.

Contains:
* 18 unique cards - including Ancient Curse and Pure Weapon
* 1 metal 28mm character model - Warrior Monk Masahiro
* 10 28mm plastic figures
* 10 metal 'masked' heads
* 3 multibases 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late March 2017 ......$29.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213483 TEST OF HONOUR: Pauper Soldiers Pauper Soldiers

Disinherited samurai lord Senzo 'the Thorn' leads a group of pauper soldiers, using his legendary skills with the bow, in the hope of winning back his fortune.

Contains:
* 18 unique cards - including One with the Target and Hidden Marksman
* 1 metal 28mm character model - Senzo 'the Thorn'
* 10 28mm plastic figures
* 10 metal 'straw hat' heads
* 3 multibases
1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late March 2017 ......$29.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213484 TEST OF HONOUR: Ronin The masterless samurai known as 'ronin' roam the land as mercenaries and highwaymen. The warband of Tadashi 'the Dishonoured' has a reputation for using bribes, dirty tricks, and poison to massacre its enemies.

Contains:
* 18 unique cards - including Hidden Attacker and Dangerous Reputation
* 1 metal 28mm character model - Tadashi 'the Dishonoured'
* 5 28mm plastic figures
* 5 metal 'scruffy' heads
* 2 multibases 1 vol, 6 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late March 2017 ......$20.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213485 TEST OF HONOUR: Dice & Cards Expansion Set Contains:

* 10 more dice plus 10 unique cards
* 2 special Dishonour cards - Public Disgrace and Private Shame - which add an element of chance when you act dishonorably!
* 1 new Injury card - Lingering Wound
* 3 new Quest cards - including Despicable
* 4 new Skill cards - including Fountain of Blood 1 vol, 10 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late March 2017 ......$16.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213487 TEST OF HONOUR: Chobei's Renegades Boxed set containing 10 28mm plastic miniatures, one metal miniature, and 18 new gaming cards. Also contains 10 new metal heads to give your miniatures extra character. Chobei, a hero to the common man, leads a ragtag band of renegades against all those who intimidate and steal from the weak. The first of two new expansions for Test of Honour has all you need for a new faction. 1 vol, 10 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available early August 2017 ......$29.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-213489 TEST OF HONOUR: Samurai Bundle The big bundle with extra savings.

Contains:

* Test of Honour - the Samurai Miniatures Game (28mm)
* Dice & Cards Expansion Set
* Ronin Expansion Set
* Pauper Soldiers Expansion Set
* Masked Men Expansion Set
* Mounted Samurai Expansion Set
* FREE Pre-Order Bonus Unarmored Samurai model and card 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-pb, available late March 2017 ......$168.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-2134899 TEST OF HONOUR: Scenery Pack Five fantastic period building kits to enhance your games. This pack contains two houses, a bridge, a water mill, and a torii gate to create the look of a small Japanese village. Made from MDF. 28mm. 1 vol, 5 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available early August 2017 ......$60.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-215730 1980's CIVILIAN CARS: 15mm What does every 1980's terrain need? Cars. They were everywhere. N-FX have designed six commonly seen European cars to add to your Cold War gone Hot tabletops. 15mm sized resin models, supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2017 UK, NFX
NEW, available early December 2017 ......$12.00 rct

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1-302015001 MARLBOROUGH'S WARS STARTER ARMY: 28mm Plastic Miniatures This starter army is an ideal starting point for a new army or to add reinforcements to an existing force. Throughout the War of Spanish Succession the uniforms of the main protagonists on each side were largely the same with only the color of the uniforms being the discerning factor. As such this set is just the job for French, British, Bavarian, Dutch, etc.

Starter Army includes:
* 96 multi-part plastic Marlburian Infantry
* 12 multi-part plastic Marlburian Cavalry
* 3 multi-part plastic artillery pieces with 12 crew
* 3 mounted officers
* Banners for armies of the Sun King and the Grand Alliance 1 vol, 114 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-pb, available late February 2017 ......$135.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-CQ004 CONQUEST GAMES: 28mm Medieval Knights Box of 16 multi-part, 28mm, hard-plastic Medieval Knights. Supplied unpainted and requires assembly. 1 vol, 14 pgs 2017 UK, CONQUEST GAMES
NEW-box, available mid January 2018 ......$36.00 rct

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1-ESLO0007 SMALL HILL WITH TREE Handpainted in Germany, ready to play, high quality, with tree, 19cm x 20cm x 17cm HxWxD. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, ESLO
NEW-bag, available mid to late August 2017 ......$27.00 rct

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1-ESLO0014 MIDDLE-SIZED HILL WITH TREE Handpainted in Germany, ready to play, high quality, with tree, 19cm x 23cm x 18cm HxWxD. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, ESLO
NEW-bag, available mid to late August 2017 ......$32.00 rct

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1-ESLO0037 BIG TREE WITH HILL Handpainted in Germany, ready to play, high quality, with tree, 6cm x 30cm x 30cm HxWxD. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, ESLO
NEW-bag, available mid to late August 2017 ......$38.00 rct

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1-GBP16 GRIPPING BEAST 28mm DARK AGE CAVALRY This box contains all the parts to assemble 12 plastic cavalrymen plus bases suitable for the Swordpoint gaming system. Supplied unassembled and unpainted. Basic modeling skills required to assemble.

They can be used to represent any unarmored cavalry of the period from around 300AD to approximately 800AD including Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vandals, Franks, Germans, Heruls, Lombards, and more. Parts from this box are compatible with many parts from all our other box sets so you can do many, many conversions. For example, use some Roman helmets from Late Roman Infantry box to make Roman light cavalry. 1 vol, 30 pgs 2017 UK, GRIPPING BEAST MINIATURES
NEW-box, available early December 2017 ......$28.00 rct

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1-GBP18 GRIPPING BEAST: 28mm Late Roman Heavy Cavalry This box contains all the parts to assemble 12 plastic cavalrymen plus bases suitable for the Swordpoint gaming system. They can be used to represent later Roman or early Byzantine armoured cavalry. Parts from this box are compatible with most parts from all our other box sets so you can do many, many conversions.

Sculpted by Bob Naismith. Supplied unassembled and unpainted. Basic modeling skills required to assemble. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2018 UK, GRIPPING BEAST MINIATURES
NEW-box, available early May 2018 ......$32.00 rct

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1-GIM017 GIANTS IN MINIATURE - Wellington Sir Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington. Arguably, one of Britain's greatest commanders, famous for his success on the battlefields of the world, from India to Belgium, Assaye to Waterloo. We've chosen to depict him in the 'campaign dress' he adopted during his time in India and wore throughout the Peninsular Campaign, the blue coat, white trousers and tall riding boots most often associated with him. Famous for his eye for 'ground', he is shown making use of a telescope, perhaps spying out a suitable area of high ground to place his regiments upon. Often reserved but always exuding an inner confidence, he was a commander that both valued and cursed his men in equal measure.

This is a limited edition figure. Each miniature comes in a numbered gift box.

28mm sized metal figure, supplied unpainted
1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
NEW-dj, available mid October 2017 ......$5.00 rct

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1-HC60413 CORGI US M16: 1:50 Scale Half-Track Multiple Gun Motor Carriage - US Army, 447th AAA Battalion, Belgium 1945 The M16 was the standard US Army light antiaircraft vehicle used following the Normandy invasion with every armored division having an AAA Weapons Company with eight M16s. These units were often used to protect key sites dumps from enemy air attack. By the end of the war the general absence of the Luftwaffe meant that these M16s could be used in a ground support role, where they earned the nickname 'meat-choppers.' 1 vol, 1 pgs 2004 UK, CORGI
NEW-box ......$60.00 rct

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1-PMVLW20 BRITISH INFANTRY: British Zulu War Infantry 28mm These are multipart hard plastic 28mm figures which can be used for the Ninth Cape Frontier War, Zulu War and the First Anglo-Boer War. They are also supplied with Home Service helmets so can be used for any potential invasion from France, Germany, or even Mars! There are 38 miniatures in the box including four casualties, two Heliographs, four pairs of standards, unit bases, and uniform information. 1 vol, 36 pgs 2017 UK, PERRY MINIATURES
NEW-pb ......$32.00 rct

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1-SWX58 STAR WARS X-WING: C-ROC Cruiser Expansion Pack The C-ROC Cruiser Expansion Pack contains one C-ROC Cruiser miniature, one M3-A Interceptor miniature with an alternate paint scheme, seven ship cards, 30 upgrade cards, and maneuver dials, damage decks, tokens, and game pieces. Additionally, the expansion includes a new campaign for Cinematic Play in which your C-ROC draws the ire of either the Galactic Empire or Rebel Alliance. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available late May 2017 ......$70.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX59 STAR WARS X-WING: Sabine's TIE Fighter The ubiquitous TIE fighter was one of the Empire's most common symbols of oppression. When one of these nimble crafts fell into the hands of Rebel saboteur and artist Sabine Wren, she knew exactly how to customize it for use against the Empire. Includes four unique ship cards and six upgrades. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-blister, available mid March 2017 ......$15.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX60 STAR WARS X-WING: Upsilon-Class Shuttle Large-base miniature of the sleek, predatory shuttle that the First Order typically used to escort its high-ranking officers. Boasting both powerful weapons and shields, the shuttle also comes with a full complement of 15 upgrades. These include advanced new technologies as well as the dark side warrior Kylo Ren. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available mid March 2017 ......$40.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX62 STAR WARS X-WING: U-wing Expansion Pack The Rebel Alliance used the U-wing to deploy troops under the cover of darkness or into the midst of dangerous situations. Includes pre-painted miniature U-wing with articulated wings that can pivot back and forth, along with four ship cards and 14 upgrades. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available mid March 2017 ......$30.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX63 STAR WARS X-WING: TIE Striker Expansion Pack The sleek and agile TIE striker was developed primarily by Imperial forces stationed on planetary installations, where its adaptive ailerons and potent weaponry made it an excellent safeguard against Rebel incursions. Contains one highly detailed and pre-painted miniature TIE striker, along with six ship cards and three upgrades. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
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1-SWX64 STAR WARS X-WING: Auzituck Gunship Designed by Appazanna Engineering Works of Kashyyyk and equipped with three wide-range Sureggi twin laser cannons, the Auzituck gunship was known for its impressive firepower and incredible durability. Includes one pre-painted, small-base Rebel ship, four ship cards, and six upgrades. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available late May 2017 ......$15.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX65 STAR WARS X-WING: Scurrg H-6 Bomber The Scurrg H-6 Bomber was crafted with combat versatility in mind. It was armed with powerful shields and a bristling array of destructive weaponry, and one of its prototypes was infamously stolen by Captain Nym. You'll find not one, but two different ship cards for this notorious pirate. Includes one pre-painted, small-base miniature starship is accompanied by three other ship cards, and 10 upgrades. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available late May 2017 ......$20.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-SWX66 STAR WARS X-WING: TIE Aggressor The TIE aggressor was designed for long missions, supply chain raids, and tactical flexibility, and in X-Wing, it can lend a great deal of tactical flexibility to your Imperial fleet. Includes one pre-painted miniature starfighter, four ship cards, and five upgrades, plus everything else you need to fly the ship to battle. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES
NEW-box, available late May 2017 ......$15.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-VXA025 VICTRIX Early Imperial Roman Legionaries Advancing: 28mm Plastic Miniatures This superb box contains 25 highly detailed Early Imperial Roman Legionaries advancing armed with Gladius and Pilums. Models supplied unpainted and unassembled. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 UK VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA026 VICTRIX Early Imperial Roman Legionaries Attacking: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Contains 25 highly-detailed 28mm 1/56th Scale Early Imperial Roman Legionaries attacking armed with Gladius and Pilums. This set contains numerous options with reinforced helmets for the wars with Dacia, shields and crests fro Praetorian Guard. It also contains arms holding flaming torches and severed heads. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 UK VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA027 MACEDONIAN GREEK SUCCESSOR HEAVY CAVALRY: 28mm Plastic Miniatures 12 mounted figures in each set. Includes Xyston arms to create Macedonian Companion cavalry, javelin and spear arms to create Greek Heavy cavalry, cloaks to combine with javelin and spear arms to create Thessalian Noble cavalry, and shields to create Successor and later Greek cavalry. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 UK VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA028 ROMAN AUXILIARY INFANTRY: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Contains 24 28mm sized plastic figures per set. Supplied unassembled and unpainted. 1 vol, 24 pgs 2017 UK VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA029 VICTRIX AFRICAN WAR ELEPHANTS: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Parts included for 2 elephants and 14 crew. Elephants have separate left halves, optional trunks, neck bells, javelin cases and decorative ribbons offering many model choices. Mahut has head and arm options adding much variety. Crew options for Carthaginian, Ptolomeic, Numidian, and Roman. All crews have multiple head, arm and weapon options. Very highly detailed figures with superb detail achieved by digital sculpting. 1 vol, 14 pgs 2017 UK VICTRIX LTD
NEW-bag, available mid December 2017 ......$45.00 rct

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1-VXA030 VICTRIX GALLIC WARRIORS: 28mm Plastic Miniatures This superb set contains 48 plastic 28mm Gallic Warriors with command, armored and unarmored figures. Options for spears, swords, and javelins. The set includes standards and musician's instruments plus many shield, arm and head choices. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK VICTRIX LTD
NEW-softcover, available late March 2018 ......$48.00 rct

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1-VXA032 VICTRIX GREEK LIGHT CAVALRY: 28mm Plastic Miniatures This set has many head and arm options and weapons include swords, spears, and javelins plus a good variety of shields. This set contains 12 figures including arm options to create command figures. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2018 UK VICTRIX LTD
NEW-bag, available late April 2018 ......$36.00 rct

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1-VXA033 VICTRIX GALLIC CAVALRY: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Box contains 12 mounted figures (assembly required) representing armored noble cavalry. Separate heads allowing multiple variants and choice of arms for javelins, spears, swords, musician and standard bearer. Includes optional cloaks and mix of round shields. Can be used as Gallic cavalry against the Romans, Roman Allied cavalry to fight against the Germans, and mercenaries in a Carthaginian army. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2018 UK, VICTRIX LTD
NEW-softcover, available mid June 2018 ......$36.00 rct

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1-AYG5509 Beckett, Beau and Stahl, Jeph 878 VIKINGS: Invasion of England - Giant Map The Giant Map Mat is an enhancement to the 878 Vikings game. This beautiful, full color, high definition map of England comes on a fabric top with a rubberized backing that grips table surfaces. The Giant Map Mat is an excellent addition for those who prefer more elbow room at their gaming table, or for those who just love massive maps! Also might make a great map for a Dark Ages campaign in England. The size of the Giant Map Mat is about 41 3/8 inches by 30 inches. It is about 1/16th of an inch thick. Can be rolled up. 1 vol, 9 pgs 2017 US, ACADEMY GAMES
NEW-map ......$50.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-779910001 Chambers, Andy BLOOD RED SKIES: 1/200th Scale WWII Mass Air Combat Game (Mega Bundle for Stores) The Mega Bundle contains: Eight (8) Base sets, Six (6) of EACH Squadron box, Six (6) of EACH Ace box, 10 28mm Bolt Action Ace figures; and two (2) of EACH dice box.

Pre-order now and Warlord is promising delivery by late November-Early December in time for holiday sales.

Each Base set contains: 12 aircraft, bases, and discs; 10 dice, three Gaming booklets: Rules, Expanded rules, Scenarios; 45 cards, 38 markers, a set of tools: a movement template, range finder, and navigation caliper; six cardboard counters representing Clouds / Air defense balloons clusters, three cardboard counters representing Blenheim IV / Dornier Do17 Z2 bombers; and two Quick Reference sheets.

Each Ace box contains: one (1) aircraft, plastic flying base, and disc; ace card; ace skills cards.

Each squadron box contains: Six (6) aircraft, plastic flying bases, and discs; 17 cards; and one sticker set.

NOTE: The Special Edition Bolt Action Ace figures are limited to advanced pre-orders only! 1 vol, 78 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-boxes ......$1746.00 with a discount of 50% rct

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1-779910099 Chambers, Andy BLOOD RED SKIES: 1/200th Scale WWII Mass Air Combat Game (Small Bundle for Stores) Pre-order now and Warlord is promising delivery by late November-Early December in time for holiday sales.

The Blood Red Skies Small Bundle for Stores contains: One Base Set, AND one British Spitfire Squadron box, one British Spitfire Ace box, one German ME-109 Squadron box, one German ME-109 Ace box, one US P-51 Squadron box, one US P-51 Ace box, one Japanese A6MX Zero Squadron box, one Japanese A6MX Zero Ace box, and one Soviet Yak-1 Squadron box, and one Soviet Yak-1 Ace box.

The Base set contains: 12 aircraft, bases, and discs; 10 dice, three Gaming booklets: Rules, Expanded rules, Scenarios; 45 cards, 38 markers, a set of tools: a movement template, range finder, and navigation caliper; six cardboard counters representing Clouds / Air defense balloons clusters, three cardboard counters representing Blenheim IV / Dornier Do17 Z2 bombers; and two Quick Reference sheets.

Each Ace box contains: one (1) aircraft, plastic flying base, and disc; ace card; ace skills cards.

Each squadron box contains: Six (6) aircraft, plastic flying bases, and discs; 17 cards; and one sticker set. 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-215725 Christiani, Luca ENGLISH, CANADIAN, ANZAC & INDIAN ARMIES IN THE GREAT WAR When you look at old black and white WWI photos, the past seems very far away. This contains colorized images of the WWI that feature the great battles of the war, but also life on the home front, wartime industries, hospitals, advances in the field of technology and communications, and more. Text is Italian and English. 1 vol, 70 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
NEW-softcover, available late June 2018 ......$42.00 rct

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1-CC60203 Corgi CORGI German Sd. Kfz. 171 PzKpfw V Panther Ausf. D Medium Tank 1:50 scale - Unidentified Unit, Leningrad, Winter 1944 Pictured here is a 1:50 scale replica of a German Sd. Kfz. 171 PzKpfw V Panther Ausf. D medium tank that was used on the eastern front and painted in a startling winter camouflage scheme

Features: Diecast construction, working vinyl treads, rotating turret, elevating gun, and accurate markings and insignia.

One model with winter camouflage and one in summer camouflage (no box). First come, first served. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2004 UK, CORGI
NEW-(1) in box, (1) with no box, both fully assembled and painted ......$48.00 rct

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1-US60509 Corgi CORGI Tiger 1 Tank Ausf H Russian Front 1:50 Scale 1 vol, 1 pgs 2004 UK, CORGI
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1-FF012 FireForge FIREFORGE: Post-Viking Scandinavian Infantry: 28mm Plastic Figures This box enables you to build up to 25 Post-Viking Scandinavian Infantry soldiers in heavy armour. You'll be able to build up to 10 Bowmen, and/or up to 10 armed with two-handed axe, and/or up to 5 armed with sword, and/or up to 5 armed with mace, and/or up to 24 armed with Spear. Figures are supplied unpainted and require some assembly.

The box contains plastic bases for Deus Vult gaming system: 60mm x 40mm = 4 bases and 20mm x 20mm = 6 bases. 1 vol, 24 pgs 2017 UK, FIREFORGE GAMES
NEW-box ......$34.00 rct

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1-FF013 FireForge FIREFORGE: Byzantine Spearmen 28mm Plastic Figures This box enables you to build up to 25 Byzantine Skoutatoi in heavy armor. You'll be able to build up to 25 Spearmen, and/or up to 10 armed with sword. All the figures in the box can be assembled with two different types of shields, building early or later period Byzantines. Also, the box contains 25 plastic 20x20mm bases.

Figures are supplied unpainted and require a little assembly. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 UK, FIREFORGE GAMES
NEW-box, available mid November 2017 ......$35.00 rct

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1-FF014 FireForge ALBION'S KNIGHTS: Fireforge 28mm Plastic Figures This box set contains twelve 28mm multi-part plastic Fantasy Knights with barded horses, which can be assembled with several choice of weapons, shields, heads and accessories. Figures are supplied unpainted and require a little assembly. The box also contains plastic bases: 50mm x 50mm = 6 bases and 25mm x 50mm = 4 bases. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 UK, FIREFORGE GAMES
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1-FF015 FireForge FOOT KNIGHTS: Fireforge 28mm Plastic Figures This box contains 30 multi-part 28mm plastic medieval infantry soldiers of the 11th to 13th century. You will be able to build up to 15 with long sword and 15 with two-handed sword models.

Figures are supplied unpainted and require a little assembly. The box contains plastic bases: 40mm x 60mm = 4 bases and 20mm x 20mm = 6 bases. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2018 UK, FIREFORGE GAMES
NEW-box, available mid May 2018 ......$35.00 rct

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1-217030 Harris, Forrest GUNFIGHTER'S BALL: Greenhorn Boxed Set The perfect way to get started playing Gunfighter's Ball. This boxed set includes three substantial MDF buildings, a corral, outhouse, six gunfighters (the Starter Faction), dice, poker chips for six characters, quick reference sheets, and playing cards. The rules, scenarios, character cards, and building instructions are available via a free download. The set represents about a 20-25% discount when compared to the cost of the individual items.

Models supplied unpainted. MDF slotta bases included. Lead-Free Pewter figures and MDF buildings with metal accessories.

Large 28mm or 'heroic' scale, which is 32mm to top of head on average. Matches Dead Man's Hand, Artizan, Copplestone, and other modern 28mm ranges. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
NEW-box, available late April 2018 ......$125.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-GBA01 Harris, Forrest LONGHORN STEERS: 28mm-32mm Figures It's time for a cattle stampede! Longhorn cattle like the ones the cowboys brought from Texas to Kansas on the Chisholm Trail. Six cattle per pack. Assembly required (glue the horn rack to the top of the head), but not too fiddly. Lead-Free Pewter, supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
NEW-blister ......$20.00 rct

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1-GBA02 Harris, Forrest STANDING HORSES WITH SADDLE: 28mm-32mm Figures Every western town needs horses standing around the hitching rail! Two horses with full tack. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 2 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
NEW-blister ......$7.50 rct

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1-GBBF01 Harris, Forrest SALOON CROWD BYSTANDERS: 28mm-32mm Figures All of the saloon bystanders in one collection. Includes the newest saloon gal, Kansas City Sal. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
NEW-blister ......$18.00 rct

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1-GBBF02 Harris, Forrest FRONTIER WOMEN: 28mm-32mm Figures Six female bystanders for your Wild West town. Includes women going about their daily chores of shopping, sweeping, tending to the young'uns, and when completely fed up, packing a bag like Mary and taking the first stage out of Dodge! Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBBF03 Harris, Forrest SHOPKEEPERS: 28mm-32mm Figures Six shopkeepers for your Wild West town going about their daily chores. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBBF04 Harris, Forrest LABORER BYSTANDER FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Old West workers going about their daily labors: a blacksmith, gravedigger (or prospector, or ditch-digger), livery stable attendant, and men carrying various work-related items. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFM01 Harris, Forrest MOUNTED COWBOY FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Each of the six figures in the Cowboy Faction pack reproduced as a mounted figure, plus horses. Supplied unpainted. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFM03 Harris, Forrest MOUNTED VAQUERO FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Six mounted figures with horses. These characters match the six characters in the Vaquero faction pack. These include the GBF figures Antonio, Arturo, Garcia, Heraclio, Lopez, and Shotgun Rodriguez. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFM04 Harris, Forrest OUTLAW FACTION MOUNTED: 28mm-32mm Figures The same characters in the Gunfighter's Ball Outlaw Faction, only mounted. Set includes six riders and six horses. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP01 Harris, Forrest EARP FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan, Doc (the Huckleberry Variant), plus Earp allies Texas Jack Vermillion and Turkey Creek Johnson. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta bases included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP02 Harris, Forrest COWBOY FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Curly Bill, Johnny Ringo, Billy Clanton, Tom Mclaury, Frank McLaury, and Ike Clanton, and instant gang of cowboys. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta bases included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP03 Harris, Forrest VAQUERO FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Vaqueros Antonio, Arturo, Heraclio, Garcia, Lopez, and Shotgun Rodriguez; six of the Gunfighter's Ball vaquero figures in one pack. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta bases included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP04 Harris, Forrest OUTLAWS FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures John Wesley Hardin, Jim Taylor, Old Man Taylor, Sam Starr, Doboy Taylor, and Dumas Lemat; six desperadoes for your next game of Desperado. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta bases included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP05 Harris, Forrest GOOD GUYS FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Six campy characters who constitute a ragtag band standing against evil on the frontier. Includes 'The Duck,' Elly, the Pegleg Deputy, Jimmy the singing quickdraw artist, Arkansas the riverboat gambler, and Chester, the drunk deputy. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP06 Harris, Forrest PISTOL PACKIN' MAMAS FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures Six ladies of the West, loaded for bear. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP07 Harris, Forrest STARTER FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures A collection of miniatures to get you started in Wild West gaming. I fondly recall the set produced by Grenadier back in the 80's that first sparked my interested in shootout games. This isn't a carbon copy of that grand old set, but we've selected six unique character types from some of Gunfighter's Ball's earliest sculpts: A cowboy, sheriff, saloon gal, southwestern gunfighter (Billy the Kid), hired gun, and bartender. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-GBFP08 Harris, Forrest PINKERTON FACTION: 28mm-32mm Figures The Pinkerton Agency were the first rent-a-cop outfit in the US, providing private security for the US Government as well as large business concerns. This set includes several Pinkerton Men, as well as one Wells-Fargo shotgun messenger, a guard for stagecoaches and other situations where large amounts of money were handled. Supplied unpainted. MDF slotta base included. Lead-Free Pewter. 1 vol, 6 pgs 2018 US, KNUCKLEDUSTER
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1-PMFN220 Perry, Alan and Michael PERRY FRENCH NAPOLEONIC CHASSEURS: 28mm Hard Plastic Figures The figures in this box represent Line Chasseurs a Cheval from 1808-15. Four uniform variants are included - campaign and full dress for 1808-12, and campaign and full dress for 1812-15. During this period, the coat changed from the single-breasted Kinski coat to the lapeled Spencer coat around 1812, although the latter probably took a while to replace the former. Both types presented in this set, along with elite company uniforms. The figures in the Kinski coat can also be used as Hussars in campaign dress. There are multiple arm poses and many headgear variants.

Box contains: 14 mounted figures, unit bases, and extensive painting guide. 1 vol, 14 pgs 2018 UK, PERRY MINIATURES
NEW-softcover, available late April 2018 ......$32.00 rct

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1-2137301 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: English Nationality Starter Set 28mm This Starter set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniatures, figures, allowing you to build a 100-point English force. Also includes one game card. Figures:

* 8 Freebooters
* 8 English Militia
* 4 Sea Dogs
* 4 Forlorn Hope
* 1 Buccaneer Commander

The English could represent Buccaneers (privateers and sometimes pirates sailing out of Jamaica to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (pirates, civilians, and former soldiers that form the first line of defense on England's Caribbean holdings).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs would cost $75 -- you save $10 with the Starter set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
NEW-bundle, available mid April 2017 ......$65.00 rct

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1-2137302B Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: English Nationality Bundle with Brigantine 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point English force, AND one ship model including cannons and rigging. Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one English Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Freebooters
* 8 English Militia
* 4 Sea Dogs
* 4 Forlorn Hope
* 1 Buccaneer Commander

Ship: Brigantine

The English could represent Buccaneers (privateers and sometimes pirates sailing out of Jamaica to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (pirates, civilians, and former soldiers that form the first line of defense on England's Caribbean holdings).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($79) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
NEW-bundle, available mid April 2017 ......$154.00 rct

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1-2137302F Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: English Nationality Bundle with Frigate 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point English force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one English Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Freebooters
* 8 English Militia
* 4 Sea Dogs
* 4 Forlorn Hope
* 1 Buccaneer Commander

Ship: Frigate

The English could represent Buccaneers (privateers and sometimes pirates sailing out of Jamaica to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (pirates, civilians, and former soldiers that form the first line of defense on England's Caribbean holdings).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($99) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137302S Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: English Nationality Bundle with Sloop 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point English force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one English Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Freebooters
* 8 English Militia
* 4 Sea Dogs
* 4 Forlorn Hope
* 1 Buccaneer Commander

Ship: Sloop

The English could represent Buccaneers (privateers and sometimes pirates sailing out of Jamaica to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (pirates, civilians, and former soldiers that form the first line of defense on England's Caribbean holdings).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($59) -- you save $23 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137321 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: French Nationality Starter Set 28mm This Starter set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniatures figures, allowing you to build a 100-point French force. Also includes one game card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

The French could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs would cost $75 -- you save $10 with the Starter set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137322B Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: French Nationality Bundle with Brigantine 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point French force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one French Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Brigantine

The French could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($79) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137322F Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: French Nationality Bundle with Frigate 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point French force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one French Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Frigate

The French could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($99) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137322S Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: French Nationality Bundle with Sloop 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point French force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one French Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Sloop

The French could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($59) -- you save $23 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137341 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Spanish Nationality Starter Set 28mm This Starter set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Spanish force. Also includes one game card.

Figures:

* 8 Milicianos
* 8 Lanceros
* 4 Milicianos Indios
* 4 Marineros
* 1 Spanish Commander

The Spanish could represent Guarda Costas (Spanish privateers licensed to suppress piracy and smuggling in the Caribbean that were often accused of piratical acts by the English and French) or Spanish Caribbean Militia (civilians, freed slaves, and native auxiliaries that were the first line of defense on the Spanish Main).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs would cost $75 -- you save $10 with the Starter set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137342B Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Spanish Nationality Bundle with Brigantine 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Spanish force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Spanish Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Milicianos
* 8 Lanceros
* 4 Milicianos Indios
* 4 Marineros
* 1 Spanish Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Brigantine

The Spanish could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($79) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137342F Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Spanish Nationality Bundle with Frigate 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Spanish force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Spanish Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Milicianos
* 8 Lanceros
* 4 Milicianos Indios
* 4 Marineros
* 1 Spanish Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Frigate

The Spanish could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($99) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137342S Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Spanish Nationality Bundle with Sloop 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Spanish force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Spanish Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Milicianos
* 8 Lanceros
* 4 Milicianos Indios
* 4 Marineros
* 1 Spanish Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Sloop

The Spanish could represent Buccaneers (mainly Flibustiers and Boucaniers sailing out of Tortuga and Petit Goave to raid the towns and commerce of the Spanish Empire) or Caribbean Militia (well-armed civilians and Boucaniers that formed the primary defense forces of the French Caribbean).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($59) -- you save $23 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137361 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Unaligned Nationality Starter Set 28mm This Starter set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniatures figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Unaligned force. Also includes one game card. Figures:

* 8 Freebooters
* 8 Flibustiers
* 4 Marineros
* 4 Les Enfants Perdus
* 1 Buccaneer Commander

Ship: Sloop

These could represent Brethren of the Coast (adventurers are of all nations, races, and ethnicities, and their sole purpose is to harry Spain-to plunder the Spanish Main! They are English buccaneers, French flibustiers, Dutch freebooters, Spanish deserters, Portuguese seamen, and freed slaves and other men of color, all banded together for common purpose. If they are English and are forbidden to plunder the Spanish, they will accept a French commission, and if French and so forbidden, an English commission. And if there is no commission to be had, they will make a pretense of one and attack the Spanish anyway. They are naturally armed as are the English buccaneers and French flibustiers, both of whom are in their number: with flintlock musket (usually a fusil boucanier), cartouche box of thirty cartridges, a pistol or two, and a cutlass);

or as Logwood Cutters (Logwood cutters were rough men who labored for months at a time standing knee-deep in water while they chopped down logwood trees, a valuable dyewood. Many logwood cutters drifted through a variety of trades, including buccaneering, treasure hunting, and even local whaling, leaving them with a variety of skills that made them useful to a various military and quasi-military and naval expeditions).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs would cost $75 -- you save $10 with the Starter set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137362B Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Unaligned Nationality Bundle with Brigantine 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Unaligned force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Unaligned Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Brigantine

These could represent Brethren of the Coast (adventurers are of all nations, races, and ethnicities, and their sole purpose is to harry Spain-to plunder the Spanish Main! They are English buccaneers, French flibustiers, Dutch freebooters, Spanish deserters, Portuguese seamen, and freed slaves and other men of color, all banded together for common purpose. If they are English and are forbidden to plunder the Spanish, they will accept a French commission, and if French and so forbidden, an English commission. And if there is no commission to be had, they will make a pretense of one and attack the Spanish anyway. They are naturally armed as are the English buccaneers and French flibustiers, both of whom are in their number: with flintlock musket (usually a fusil boucanier), cartouche box of thirty cartridges, a pistol or two, and a cutlass);

or as Logwood Cutters (Logwood cutters were rough men who labored for months at a time standing knee-deep in water while they chopped down logwood trees, a valuable dyewood. Many logwood cutters drifted through a variety of trades, including buccaneering, treasure hunting, and even local whaling, leaving them with a variety of skills that made them useful to a various military and quasi-military and naval expeditions).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($79) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137362F Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Unaligned Nationality Bundle with Frigate 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Unaligned force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Unaligned Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Frigate

These could represent Brethren of the Coast (adventurers are of all nations, races, and ethnicities, and their sole purpose is to harry Spain-to plunder the Spanish Main! They are English buccaneers, French flibustiers, Dutch freebooters, Spanish deserters, Portuguese seamen, and freed slaves and other men of color, all banded together for common purpose. If they are English and are forbidden to plunder the Spanish, they will accept a French commission, and if French and so forbidden, an English commission. And if there is no commission to be had, they will make a pretense of one and attack the Spanish anyway. They are naturally armed as are the English buccaneers and French flibustiers, both of whom are in their number: with flintlock musket (usually a fusil boucanier), cartouche box of thirty cartridges, a pistol or two, and a cutlass);

or as Logwood Cutters (Logwood cutters were rough men who labored for months at a time standing knee-deep in water while they chopped down logwood trees, a valuable dyewood. Many logwood cutters drifted through a variety of trades, including buccaneering, treasure hunting, and even local whaling, leaving them with a variety of skills that made them useful to a various military and quasi-military and naval expeditions).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($99) -- you save $18 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137362S Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Unaligned Nationality Bundle with Sloop 28mm This Bundle set includes 25 unpainted lead-free pewter 28mm miniature figures, allowing you to build a 100-point Unaligned force, AND one ship model (including cannons and rigging). Note: the unpainted ship model does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required.

Bundle also includes one Unaligned Activation Card Deck and one ship card. Figures:

* 8 Flibustiers
* 8 Milice des Caraibes
* 4 Boucaniers
* 4 Marins
* 1 French Commander
* 1 Nationality Card

Ship: Sloop

These could represent Brethren of the Coast (adventurers are of all nations, races, and ethnicities, and their sole purpose is to harry Spain-to plunder the Spanish Main! They are English buccaneers, French flibustiers, Dutch freebooters, Spanish deserters, Portuguese seamen, and freed slaves and other men of color, all banded together for common purpose. If they are English and are forbidden to plunder the Spanish, they will accept a French commission, and if French and so forbidden, an English commission. And if there is no commission to be had, they will make a pretense of one and attack the Spanish anyway. They are naturally armed as are the English buccaneers and French flibustiers, both of whom are in their number: with flintlock musket (usually a fusil boucanier), cartouche box of thirty cartridges, a pistol or two, and a cutlass);

or as Logwood Cutters (Logwood cutters were rough men who labored for months at a time standing knee-deep in water while they chopped down logwood trees, a valuable dyewood. Many logwood cutters drifted through a variety of trades, including buccaneering, treasure hunting, and even local whaling, leaving them with a variety of skills that made them useful to a various military and quasi-military and naval expeditions).

Note: Buying the above in individual packs ($75), the Activation Deck ($18), and the ship ($59) -- you save $23 with the Bundle set. 1 vol, 25 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137396 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: 28mm Frigate Light Frigate: These light warships were made for combat and Commonly used by the Guarda Costas and pirate hunters. Light Frigates are robust vessels which are designed to mimic their larger counter parts while keeping up with the smaller ships they pursued.

This unpainted ship does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required. Includes 1 game card.

Contents: One 13 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137397 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: 28mm Brigantine Brigantine: Quick, sturdy and well-armed, the brigantine is suited to handle nearly any situation. This ship's shallow draft and mixed rig configuration gives it a versatility which made it very popular among Pirate and Privateer crews.

This unpainted ship does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required. Includes 1 game card.

Contents: One 12 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137398 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: 28mm Sloop Sloop: Sloops are small swift vessels which sail well to windward and can venture close to shore. These fore and aft rigged ships were preferred among smugglers and coastal raiders.

This unpainted ship does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required. Includes 1 game card.

Contents: One 10.5 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-2137399 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: 28mm Longboat Longboat: These open boats where used primarily to move from ship to shore and back again. They where on occasion used in small 'fleets' by Pirates and Privateers to take on larger ships as well.

This unpainted ship does not include flags or sails. Some assembly required. Includes 1 game card.

Contents: One 6.5x2.125-inch Plastic Resin Hull (28mm scale) . 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-451511201 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Japanese Starter Set June 1947. The Imperial Japanese Army is consolidating its position after almost 16 years of war, first with China, then in a brief struggle with the Soviet Union and later against the US and British Commonwealth. With major gains on the Asian mainland and still holding territory across the Pacific, the Japanese Army is under pressure but holding firm.

New Rift-tech weaponry is appearing in greater numbers and the Allies political uncertainty plays to Japan's advantage. The fortitude and fanaticism of the Japanese soldier remains a potent force, but it's the Rift-tech Scorpion light walker that terrifies its enemies, a stealthy machine with a powerful weapon load. As Walker technology advances, the humble tank may become obsolete, but in the meantime, the Rift-tech weaponry upgrades keep the proven Type 97-Kai Shinhoto Chi-Ha in the front line, its compression cannon capable of defeating infantry and Allied tanks alike.

This Konflikt '47 starter set provides the men and machines needed to finally push the Allies out of Asia and ensure the domination for the Emperor.

Ready a new age of Japanese warfare. This starter set contains:
* An A5 softback Konflikt '47 rulebook
* 1 Scorpion light Walker (resin & metal)
* 1 Chi-Ha medium tank with compression cannon (resin, metal & plastic)
* 24 Japanese infantry (plastic)
* 5 Japanese Battle Exoskeleton Infantry (metal)
* Pin Markers
* 6 six-sided dice
* 6 Order Dice 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-dj, available late October 2017 ......$135.00 with a discount of 10% rct

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1-452210203 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Fallschirmjager Falcon Infantry Box contains 8 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

The Fallschirmjager, re-fitted with state-of-the-art Falcon armor, are far more agile than their predecessors. More expensive to produce, but far more effective, they are popular troops.

Quick and resilient, these troops are ideal objective grabbers and shock-troops. They keep up with, and even outpace, most vehicles. Without the hindrance of terrain you can guarantee they can get to their target double-time. Equipped with assault rifles, they can pack a punch and wipe out those bothersome rear-area units with ease. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452210401 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: US Firefly Jump Infantry Box contains 10 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

Using revolutionary jump-packs, Firefly infantry are drawn from the Paratroopers and specialize in rapid advances to take ground, waiting for conventional infantry and armor to relieve them.

With plenty of speed; this shock unit is ideal for artillery hunting and objective securing tasks. Packed with SMGs and able to use a flamethrower, they can certainly make mince meat of any foe, even if those cowering behind cover! 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available late February 2017 ......$38.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-452210802 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Soviet Daughters of the Motherland Using a low level of DNA enhancement through their Rift-tech program, the Soviet Union has created an all-female, propaganda-driven elite unit. Combined with intensive training and indoctrination, the unit has proven highly effective in combat, although is only used when causalities are anticipated to be minimal. Their battlefield successes may well see them deployed in broader roles as the war progresses.

Package contains 10 infantry. This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-pb, available late March 2017 ......$45.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-452210803 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Soviet Ursus Infantry Box contains 3 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

The Soviets used bear DNA to create an 8-foot-tall man/bear hybrid that could go toe-to toe with any enhanced infantry on the battlefields of 1947. Powerful, but lacking control, the Ursus soldiers were often unleashed in highly contested areas of the battlefield to tip the balance of favor towards the Soviet army.

The Ursus are nearly unbeatable in combat, both tough and strong, they'll be able to hack down any enemy troops foolish enough to stand in their way. Give them supporting fire so they can advance unhindered or use a transport (a standard truck can carry 5 Ursus infantry) as an ideal way of getting this death squad in amongst the enemy front line. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410201 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: German 28mm Zeus Heavy Panzermech The Zeus panzermech was built to operate as a tank hunter in difficult terrain or to assist the Thor panzermechs in reaching their urban targets. Unsuited to the urban role, once the Thors were delivered to the target, the Zeus often protected the flanks of an assault, preventing enemy armour from cutting off the attacking forces' lines of supply.

Whilst it's main purpose is being support and protecting flanks, it is nearly just as capable as the Thor panzermechs to be on the front. But, putting Thor and Zeus panzermechs together would even make the earth tremble.

Certainly being a tough nut to crack, you can place the Zeus into any combat situation and nearly guarantee it's survival. As perfect as it looks as a centre piece it also becomes the ideal distraction. So big and deadly your opponent will be avoiding it completely or throwing everything they have it at. Use that time to strike!

Products require assembly and painting. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410204 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: German Flammspinne Panzermech Box contains 1 metal model. Requires assembly.

Combing the agility of an infantryman with the armor and firepower of a heavily built armored car, the Spinne (spider) is almost the perfect recce vehicle for close terrain and urban environment. The open-turret allows the gunner/commander to maintain anti-air overwatch and maximizes his situational awareness. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410205 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: German 28mm Thor Heavy Panzermech The Thor panzermech is designed to enter the toughest urban environments and deal with entrenched infantry. Well armoured and armed it does its job far too well for most opponent's liking. First fielded alongside the Zeus in April 1946, the Thor was the Rift-tech inspired, original design that was later modified to create the Zeus. Developed to provide infantry in urban combat zones a form of mobile pillbox, the lessons identified in Stalingrad, Warsaw and Brussels were clearly a large part of the Thor's design criteria.

Armored all round to protect it from flanking infantry, the Thor carries a 150mm howitzer capable of reducing any building or strong point to rubble. Its 20mm autocannon provides some protection from infantry or light vehicles, but it expects accompanying panzer grenadiers to keep it safe from the enemy at close quarters. Able to navigate the rubble-strewn streets of an urban battlefield, the Thor pushes relentlessly forward, knocking out enemy positions one after another, its lack of speed rarely an issue in the close-quarter battles for which it was designed. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410401 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: US Bruin Support Walker Boxed Set containing a metal and resin kit. Bruin is designed to crack bunkers and gun emplacements as well as blast apart heavy tanks with its rockets. Based on the reliable Grizzly chassis. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available mid May 2017 ......$48.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-452410403 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: US Kodiak Walker Box contains 1 metal model. Requires assembly.

As the US developed walker tactics for regiments of Grizzly and Bruin walkers it became apparent that an antiaircraft capability was required; wheeled and tracked systems were unable to coordinate with the walkers in urban or close terrain.

Enter the Kodiak. With the removal of the 75mm gun, the Kodiak is agile and able to deliver a storm of heavy caliber rounds when defending against aircraft. In addition, it is a popular walker with troops in close quarters -- its weaponry capable of decimating enemy infantry if they are foolish enough to give it a target.

The Kodiak is perfect for the front line as it is able to dish out an insane amount of bullets, easily taking out entire squads and lighting up lightly armored vehicles. It can also be situated in an elevated position providing a considerable amount of supporting fire and it'll usually become the main threat on any battlefield. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410406 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: US Jackal Light Walker Boxed Set containing a metal and resin kit. Designed to keep up with jump infantry and may be armed with a flamethrower. Special rules include Agile, Assault, Fist, and Jump. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
NEW-box, available mid May 2017 ......$32.00 with a discount of 15% rct

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1-452410601 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: British Automated Infantry with HMG Box contains 5 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

These mechanical monstrosities tower over the average soldier, allowing them to bear heavy machine guns with little penalty. Used to spearhead assaults or guard rear-flanks, these are mainly used for casualty-heavy missions.

With HMGs, Automated Infantry act like mobile machine gun teams, being able to support any unit with a huge volley of fire. Whilst individually tough, each casualty will hurt so ensure they are behind cover or give them appropriate support. 1 vol, 5 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410605 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: British Automated Infantry with MMG Box contains 5 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

These mechanical monstrosities tower over the average soldier, allowing them to bear heavy machine guns with little penalty. Used to spearhead assaults or guard rear-flanks, these are mainly used for casualty-heavy missions.

With MMGs, Automated Infantry act like mobile machine gun teams, being able to support any unit with a reasonable volley of fire. Whilst individually tough, each casualty will hurt so ensure they are behind cover or give them appropriate support. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410802 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Soviet Cossack Light Walker Box contains 1 metal model. Requires assembly.

The Soviets recognized the versatility of the German Spinne walker and were able to reverse engineer much of the technology from captured examples. Using biped technology stolen from the US, they were able to produce the Cossack. Fast and agile, it's an excellent recce vehicle. It excels in the open and often difficult ground that covers much of Eastern Europe. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-452410803 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: Soviet Mammoth Walker Having suffered terribly at the hands of German Thor and Zeus heavy panzermechs, the Soviets put a tremendous effort into replicating their effect. After capturing a Thor, they were able to replicate much of the multi-leg technology.

Picturing the Mammoth as a mobile bunker rather than a combat vehicle, they returned to the multi-turret concept of the mid-war years. With better armour and weapons, its performance far outweighs its predecessors such as the T-35.

Literally a mobile weapons platform there is nothing this beast can't do. With such a variety of weapons, the Mammoth can literally take on whole platoons on it's own and it's strong enough to take the hits back! Make sure you back it up with some hefty anti-tank! 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-453010402 Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin KONFLIKT '47: US Heavy Bazooka Team Box contains 2 metal infantry. Requires assembly.

The US produced a heaver version that a fired a shaped charge similar to that of a the highly effective panzerschreck. The weapon proved too heavy and bulky for regular use, but was highly suited to the new armored infantry formations.

Resilient and boasting a 'super bazooka' -- which does as much damage as you think it'll do -- the Heavy Bazooka team can reliably take out nearly any armour. Make sure they are comfy behind some cover or outflank their opponent and shove a rocket into the rear-end of an unsuspecting tank! 1 vol, 8 pgs 2016 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-EMPNY051 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined Building 28mm, two-story, pre-painted ruined house with partially destroyed roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. (Figures not included) 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY052 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined Building 28mm, two-story, pre-painted ruined house, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. (Figures not included) 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY053 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined Building 28mm, two-story, pre-painted partially ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY054 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 3 Story Building 28mm, pre-painted, three-story ruined house, with removable floors. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY055 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined Building 28 mm, pre-painted, two-story partially ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY056 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 2 Story Building 28mm, pre-painted, two-story ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY057 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 2 Story Building 28mm, pre-painted, two-story ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY058 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 2 Story Building 28 mm, pre-painted, two-story ruined house. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY059 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 2 Story Building 28mm, pre-painted, two-story ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY060 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS - 28mm Normandy Ruined 2 Story Building 28mm, pre-painted, two-story ruined house with roof, with removable roof and floor. Great for skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2016 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY994 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy pre-Painted Ruined Building Kits (11 Kits) Set of 11 pre-painted unassenbled 15mm buildings including church 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY994A Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy Fully Assembled Building Offer (11 Buildings) Set of 11 fully-assembled 15mm buildings, including the church. 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY995 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy pre-Painted Ruined Building Kits (5 Kits) Set of 5 pre-painted unassenbled ruined 15mm buildings 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY995A Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy Fully Assembled Ruined Building Offer (5 Buildings) Set of 5 fully-assembled ruined 15mm buildings 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY996 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy Pre-Painted Building Set (5 Kits) Set of 5 pre-painted unassenbled 15mm buildings 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNY996A Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 15mm Normandy Fully Assembled Building Offer ( 5 Buildings) Set of 5 fully-assembled 15mm buildings 1 vol, 11 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNYRSA Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: (5) 28mm Normandy Ruined Buildings Set A 28mm Normandy Set A: 5 assembled and dry-brushed Normandy ruined buildings -- ready to play. 1 vol, 5 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNYRSB Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: (5) 28mm Normandy Ruined Buildings Set B 28mm Normandy Set B: 5 assembled and dry-brushed Normandy ruined buildings -- ready to play. 1 vol, 5 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPNYSA Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: (5) 28mm Normandy Intact Buildings Set A 28mm Normandy Set A: 5 assembled and dry brushed Normandy buildings -- ready to play. 1 vol, 5 pgs 2017 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW01 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Barber Shop 28mm, pre-painted, small one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW02 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West General Store 28mm, pre-painted, small one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW03 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Carpenter Store 28mm, pre-painted, small one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW04 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Hardware Store 28mm, pre-painted, one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW05 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Laundry 28mm, pre-painted, small one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW06 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Land Agent 28mm, pre-painted, small one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW21 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Saloon 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW22 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Gunsmith Store 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW23 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Undertaker 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW24 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Wells Fargo Office 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW25 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Mining Supplies Shop 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW26 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Marshall's Office 28mm, pre-painted, larger one story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-EMPWW41 Wilson, Mick EMPIRE BUILDINGS: 28mm Wild West Grand Hotel 28mm, pre-painted, larger two story with removable roof. Great for Wild West skirmish games. Assembly Required. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, EMPIRES AT WAR
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1-2134810 TEST OF HONOUR: The Onna-Bugeisha of Asakura Onna-Bugeisha, female martial artists, are members of the samurai class and noblewomen trained to fight for their homes, their honor, and their family. These women were not ornaments; they were as dangerous as their male counterparts, amply able to defend their homes and property while the armies were away on campaign. Historically, Onna-Bugeisha have been associated with the Naginata and Kaiken as fighting weapons; one very long and one very short! That is not to say they were limited to those weapons and yumi, yari, katana, and teppo all feature in an Onna-Bugeisha's armory.

Onna-Bugeisha have existed as long as there have been people on the Japanese archipelago although not named as such until much later. The earliest ones being as much myth as a legend, including the very real Empress Jingu (169-269 AD), widow of the Emperor Chuai. She is purported to have led an invasion of Korea which was known for its success without any casualties. Living to 100 years old she is still honored today and often held as an example of everything the Onna-Bugeisha symbolize.

The warlord studio has worked hard to bring you these stunning and intricately detailed models, perhaps some of the best we have made!

The box set contains: 7 metal 28mm Onna-Bugeisha models, cards to play Test Of Honour, and a campaign rules booklet. 1 vol, 7 pgs 2018 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-VXA003 VICTRIX 28MM -Theban Armoured Hoplites 5th to 3rd Century BC. This fantastic set of miniatures represents Greek Hoplites of Thebes Boitia and Thessaly from the 5th Century covering the end of the wars with Persia, to the 4th century and the titanic struggle for Greek supremacy in the Peloponnesian war against Athens, Thebes rise and battle for Hegemony over Greece and the destructive war against Macedonia .

You get 48 superbly detailed miniatures. The detail is crisp and sharp. There are 8 head variants. There are thrusting arms options, spear at rest options and sword arms. (Remember if you want to make more at rest arms, by rotating a thrusting arm 90 degrees it becomes a spear at rest position) There are 8 figures per sprue, 4 have shield arms attached and 4 have no arms attached to enable you to make the musician and other speciality positions for officers and character figures. There are cloaks and various sword scabbards to add even more character and flavour to your Hoplite miniatures. Making this set one of the finest detailed and versatile plastic sets on the market

This set can be mixed with all the parts from the other 3 Hoplite sets, Athenian, Spartan and Mercenary which all have their own speciality heads and options to add yet more variety to your Greek armies.

Included in the box is a fantastic flyer produced for us by Great Escape Games giving you unit statistics for your Ancient Thebans to work with their Ancient Rules 'Clash of Empires', a superb set of rules that really capture the flavour of warfare in the ancient world.

Plastic 28mm sized figures, supplied unpainted. Glue is required in the assembly of Victrix plastic Thebans. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2012 UK, VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA004 VICTRIX 28MM -Mercenary Armoured Hoplites 5th to 3rd Century BC This boxed set contains 48 superbly detailed 28mm hard plastic miniatures. There are arm positions for thrusting or grounded spears plus a variety of sword arms. There are 48 heads wearing many styles of helmet, including Attic, Thracian, Phrygian and Pylos types.

These figures represent Ancient Greek Hoplites of most of the City States of Greece and the Mercenaries who fought for and against the Persian Empire. They can also be used for the many Mercenary Hoplites who fought during the Peloponnesian War and for the Thessalian tyrant Jason of Pherae and the Phocians during the Sacred War - just to give you a few examples.

Figures are 28mm sized, made of plastic and supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2012 UK, VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA005 VICTRIX 28MM -Greek Unarmoured Hoplites and Archers This superb set contains 56 high quality plastic Greek unarmoured Hoplites and archers.

28mm sized plastic figures, supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2012 UK, VICTRIX LTD
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1-VXA006 VICTRIX 28MM -Greek Peltasts and Slingers This superb set contains 56 high quality plastic Greek Peltasts, Javelin men and slingers.

28mm sized plastic figures, supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2012 UK, VICTRIX LTD
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1-BRIG339 Bunde, Peter 339: IMPERIAL FRANCE: Croatian Hussar Regiment 1813 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG340 Bunde, Peter 340: KINGDOM OF PRUSSIA: 3rd Brandenburg Uhlan Regiment 1809-1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG341 Bunde, Peter 341 IMPERIAL FRANCE: Irish Legion 1803-1808 / Irish Regiment 1808-1811 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG342 Bunde, Peter 342 FRENCH EMPIRE: 3rd Regiment Etranger 1811-1814 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG343 Bunde, Peter 343 KINGDOM OF PRUSSIA: 4th Kalckreuth Regiment 1806 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG344 Bunde, Peter 344: GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN: Infantry Regiment Graf Hochberg No.3 1810-1812 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG345 Bunde, Peter 345: GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN: Infantry Regiment Graf Hochberg No.2 1813-1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG346 Bunde, Peter 346: 3RD INFANTRY REGIMENT PRINCIPE REALE 1811-1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG347 Bunde, Peter 347: DUCHY OF WARSAW: Mounted Artillery 1808-1810 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG348 ommdennis 348: DUCHY OF WARSAW: Mounted Artillery 1810-1813 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-215850 Esposito, Gabriele THE ART OF GIUSEPPE RAVA Over 150 illustrations covering the ancient to modern era from one of the best military history artist around. Oversized at 8x10 inches, this hardcover book is for people interested in military artwork. 1 vol, 172 pgs 2016 US, WINGED HUSSAR PUBLISHING
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1-215700 Kiroff, Jurgen & Zaloga, Stephen REAL COLORS OF WW II: Germany, USSSR; British and Commonwealth, USA Real Colors of WWII is a limited edition and accurately printed book devoted to the original colors of WWII, authored by experts in the field. A journey through the research of official, private and industry archives about the development and use of colors on German, Russian, American, and British AFVs. Includes hundreds of color photographs, camouflage schemes, profiles, general camouflage rules, and more. A must book for modelers looking for a definitive guide to WWII colors.

German Colors and Camouflage: RAL system & color cards; OKH regulations; Pre-war; Early war; Russia; Africa; The Tricolor system; The beginning of the end; The end; Dunkelgelb and Rotbraun color comparison; Original color parts and analysis; WWII color photographs

Soviet Camouflage: Camouflage of the Red Army vehicles; Description of paints; Original color parts; WWII color photographs

British Camouflage: The color standards; Pre-war, B.E.F. and Home Forces; New colors and changes; US supplied vehicles; Middle East Colors: The Caunter Scheme; Other areas; Caunter canceled; October 1942 and post-Alamein; Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy colors; Change of color; The Far East

US Army Camouflage: Olive Drab; Camouflage paints; Camouflage manuals; Field camouflage; Camouflage in the Pacific 1 vol, 200 pgs 2017 SPAIN, AK INTERACTIVE
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1-213671 Oliver, Dennis TIGER I and TIGER II: Tanks of the German Army and Waffen-SS -- Eastern Front 1944 In spite of the relatively small numbers produced, the Tiger I and Tiger II tanks are arguably the most famous armored fighting vehicles of WWII. This book, the first in the TankCraft series, uses archive photos and extensively researched color illustrations to examine the tanks and units of the German Army and Waffen-SS heavy panzer battalions that attempted to hold back the Red Army during 1944. 200 illust.

A large part of the book showcases available model kits and after market products, complemented by a gallery of beautifully constructed and painted models in various scales. Technical details as well as modifications introduced during production and in the field are also examined providing everything the modeler needs to recreate an accurate representation of the tanks that fought from the snow covered fields of Byelorussia and the Ukraine, through the Baltic States and into Poland and Hungary. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213672 Oliver, Dennis SHERMAN TANKS: British Army and Royal Marines - Normandy Campaign 1944 With production in excess of 55,000, the Sherman tank was eventually in service with most Allied armies of WWII. By the time of the Normandy landings, it was the mainstay of Britain's armored battalions.

This second book in the TankCraft series uses wartime photos and extensively researched, exquisitely presented color illustrations to cover the Sherman tanks used by the units of the Royal Armoured Corps and the Royal Marines during the fighting in northern France.

As with all the books in the TankCraft series, a large part of this work showcases available model kits and aftermarket products, complemented by a gallery of beautifully constructed and painted models in various scales. Technical details as well as modifications introduced during production and in the field are also explained as is the complex system of markings employed by British armored regiments.

This book will give the modeler all the information and knowledge required to recreate an authentic miniature representation of the tanks that fought from the beaches of Normandy, through the battles for Caen and on to killing fields of Falaise. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-923115 Various FIGURINES # 115 Articles include: Garden of Katsura, 1/10 scale Lord Lovat, 180mm Garde d'Honneur, 32mm Orruk Megaboss, and more. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2017 PARIS, HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS
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1-923116 Various FIGURINES # 116 Articles include: Au soir di 18 Juin, 54mm Roman Imaginifer, 1/10 Capitaine Garfio bust, 32mm Receveur Humain, and more... 1 vol, 100 pgs 2017 PARIS, HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS
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1-923118 Various FIGURINES # 118 Articles include: Catherine Cezario, 54mm Marvin-Carl Koch, 54mm Eeny Meeny Miney Moe, 54mm La Bataille de Springfield, and more. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2017 PARIS, HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS
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1-923119 Various FIGURINES # 119 Articles include: Rocroi 1643, 54mm Zouave en Crimea, 1.10 Cavalier Elf, Buenos Aires, and more. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2018 PARIS, HISTOIRE & COLLECTIONS
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1-925121 various SOLDATINI # 121 SPECIALE NAPOLEONICO. Articles include: Marechal Ney 200mm; Waterloo duecento anni dopo; Tromba del 5th Ussari 54mm; Musicista 19th Dragons 1808 54mm; Cacciatori a cavallo della Guardia imperiale; Capitano degli Ussari, Compagnia d'elite 1806-1812 75mm; La carica di Ney a Waterloo 28mm; Alle origini dei Cacciatori della Guardia Imperiale; Cacciatori della Guardia Consolare, 1800; and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2016 ITALY, AURIGA
NEW-pb, available mid January 2017 [Italian text] ......$12.00 rct

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1-925126 various SOLDATINI # 126 Articles include: Chicago World Model Expo, El Ultimo Tercio - Rocroi 1643, La Nascita di un Best of Show 54mm, Di Juan C. Avila Ribadas, Luis Esteban, Jordi Gros, Bacheca e Parata, and more. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 ITALY, AURIGA
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1-925128 various SOLDATINI # 128 * Maternita 70mm di Antonio Leveque e Salvatore Lamonaca
* Brown Bess - Land Pattern Musket
* La guerra in solitudine, Dolomiti 1916 54mm
* 'El milagro de Empel' 80mm
* A friendly boxing match 1/35
* Monte San Savino Show 2017
* Parata 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 ITALY, AURIGA
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1-925129 various SOLDATINI # 129 * RCTC 54mm
* Cyborg Nexus
* Decurione Romano 54mm
* Balles, Poudre. et vin 75mm
* Fucile da fanteria austriaco modello 1798
* Da oben! Schnell, Schnell! 54mm
* Smaug Fantasy notturno
* Eclaireurs d'avant garde passant une riviere 54mm
* Skin job 100mm
* Tempora Aquileia 181 a.C
* Bacheca e parata 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 ITALY, AURIGA
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1-935000 WSS: Back Issues 13, 26, 27, 30, 35-37, 40, 45, 48, 50-52, 64, 66, 70, 71, 75 & 84 Clearing out WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY (WSS) back issues 13, 26, 27, 30, 35-37, 40, 45, 48, 50-52, 64, 66, 70, 71, 75 & 84 for $3.00 each or any four for $10.00 plus postage.

Limited quantities on some issues. If you wanted to sample WSS, here's your (greatly discounted) chance. Normally $10 each. First come, first served. 1 vol, 60 pgs SPAIN, REVISTAS PUBLISHERS
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1-214040 Chadwick, Frank ARMIES OF OCTOBER: Armies and Weapons of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War In October of 1973 the Arab armies of Egypt, Syria, and almost a dozen other states launched a surprise attack against the Israeli-occupied territories in the Sinai and Golan Heights.

This offers a comprehensive study of the belligerent armies available under a single cover. For the armies of Israeli, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the Palestinian Liberation Army.

The Armies of October features:

* Army organization
* Doctrinal strengths and weaknesses
* Detailed notes on equipment holdings
* Order of battle down to the battalion level

For Command Decision players we also include game organizations from division to battalion level and a complete list of weapons and combat vehicles with all game statistics.

The October War, the Yom Kippur War, the Ramadan War-all these names described the largest and hardest-fought war in the long history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Never was there a conflict of this scope, featuring this much back-and-forth maneuver, or such dramatic turns of fortune. For the wargamer, this conflict provides armies more balanced in equipment and capabilities than any other Mideast war. It also saw the first widespread use of wire-guided antitank missiles and the first major generation of post-WWII armored vehicles.

The October War provides a unique conflict for study and gaming, a blend of the logical development of WWII weapon systems encountering the early examples of late-century military technology in the form of wire-guided missiles, extensive mechanization throughout the force structure, and omnipresent light antitank weapons. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2017 US, TEST OF BATTLE GAMES
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1-38090 Featherstone, Donald F., edited by John Curry WARGAMES THROUGH THE AGES: Volume 2: A Wargaming Guide to 1420 to 1783 Reprint. Wargames through the Ages was first published to fill a gap in literature of the hobby of wargaming. The major wars and battles were listed, so that further information could be obtained by reading other accounts of these conflicts and the biographies of those leaders.

After many years of research and writing on the subject of wargaming, Donald Featherstone provided, under one cover, all the information that a wargamer required to build up armies -- details include uniforms, arms, equipment, leaders, tactics, and style of fighting.

Each section details techniques and style of fighting of the various nations and armies and other suggestions how they could best be simulated on the tabletop battlefield. Drawings of the soldiers in their various uniforms add much to the attractiveness of this reprinted book. 1 vol, 190 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-191188 Grant, Charles WARGAMERS' ANNUAL 2018 This year's issue contains:

* A Winter Interlude: Napoleonic Wars French vs Polish
* How to... Construct a Baltic German Town Center
* Famous Cavalry Regiments: Saxon Von Zastrow Cuirassiers
* The Battle of Kuhstall in the Seven Years War
* How to... Make an 18th Century Landing Barge
* Participation in Suez
* In the Footsteps of Elephants: Wargaming The Indian Mutiny
* Vignette Challenge
* All Your Base: Basing Tips for WWII Wehrmacht
* The Lion, the Bear and the Winged Hussar: Kliszow Re-imagined
* Wagons Roll! Wagons in ACW games 1 vol, 72 pgs 2016 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-210344 Grant, Charles REFIGHTING HISTORY VOLUME 4: The Seven Years War - Battles and Actions of 1760 Battles of Corbach, Emsdorf, Leignitz, Strehla, and Torgau. Large format booklet fully illustrated in color with maps, uniform plates, photos of the games, plus all the usual extras. 1 vol, 180 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-210345 Grant, Charles REFIGHTING HISTORY VOLUME 5: Marlborough's Big Four Battles of Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, and Malplaquet. Large format booklet is fully illustrated in color with maps, uniform plates, photos of the games, and extras. 1 vol, 185 pgs 2018 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-212746 Gray, Bill AGE OF VALOR: RISORGIMENTO 1859-1861: Age of Eagles II Expansion Module for Conflict by Blood & Iron This is an independent Age of Valor (AOV) expansion chapter or mini-module for Age of Eagles II, also known as Napoleonic Fire & Fury.

AOE II is needed to play this game, but AOV includes changes unique to the Risorgimento - the 2nd Italian War for Independence 1859-1861 War. In most cases, all rules changes have been embedded in the Data Charts as well as the charts and tables on the Quick Reference Sheet. All players need to do is use these new specifications or DRMs with the original rules and then play as normal. 1 vol, 44 pgs 2017 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-944031 Kaye, Jeff C3i # 31: The Battle of Wakefield Includes a stand-alone battle game entitled Wakefield, designed by Ralph Shelton. Wakefield uses the same system as the popular Men of Iron series and a new boxed game entitled Arquebus was just released in mid-September, so we hope to ride a wave of renewed interest in this subject matter. We are also proud to have a number of significant articles related to the hobby written by the renowned game designers Mark Herman, Trevor Bender, and Brian Train amongst others.

Additionally, we are including counters to support numerous other GMT Games, and an exclusive bonus card for the upcoming game from Lombardy and MacGowan called The Great War Card Game. We think this is one of our most substantive issues yet and think you will benefit by putting this on your shelves. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 US, RBM STUDIO LLC
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1-213510 Mersey, Daniel THE ANGLO-ZULU WAR: A Wargamer's Guide Provides a wargamer's perspective of the dramatic events of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 (and the aftermath up to 1889) and offers advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Discusses factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and to capture the flavor of the period. The relevant ranges of figures and terrain pieces and buildings are also reviewed. Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and there are interesting scenarios included. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213520 Mersey, Daniel 1066 AND THE NORMAN CONQUEST: A Wargamer's Guide This is one of the first titles in an exciting new series of guides for wargamers. Taking one of the most pivotal and famous episodes in British military history, it gives a wargamers perspective of the dramatic events of 1066 and the Norman conquest up to around 1070, and advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table.

Advice is given on factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and capture the flavor of the period. The relevant ranges of figures and terrain pieces and buildings are also reviewed.

Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and there are interesting scenarios included. 1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-214390 Mersey, Daniel A WARGAMER'S GUIDE TO THE DESERT WAR: 1940 - 1943 Overview of events from the opening British successes against the Italians, to the famous duels between Monty and the Rommel (the Desert Fox), and right up to the US-led invasion of Operation Torch and the eventual defeat of the Afrika Korps. Offers advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Discusses factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially-available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and capture the flavor of the period.

Reviews the relevant ranges of figures and vehicle models. Analyzes forces involved, organization, tactics, and strategies to help you build armies. Includes scenarios. 1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-908903 Parks, Matt and others WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED HOW TO.: A Guide To Modelling This 'How To.' guide is a compilation of articles published over several years in Wargames Illustrated magazine. This first volume (like the following two, which will be published annually) is an eclectic mix of the best of the articles from our regular 'How To.' column. Although 'How To.' has featured several different contributors over the years, Paul Davies (author of Battlefields in Miniature by Pen and Sword) has been its main contributor. This guide on 'how to build' building and other structures includes:

* NORTH AMERICAN MANSION: ACW mansion.
* ROMAN FORTIFICATIONS: Like those erected by Caesar in Gaul.
* BUILDING BRIDGES: A range of different bridge types.
* SOUTH EAST ASIAN BUILDINGS: Inspired by Vietnam.
* EARLY IRISH CHRISTIAN CHURCH: Irish monastic buildings -- an early Christian church.
* SPANISH CONVENT: Can be used on the Churubusco battlefield (Mexico) or elsewhere around the globe.
* WOODEN FENCES & DRY STONE WALLS: Dark Ages.
* DICE TOWER: Eye-catching, dice-rolling tower for you.
* WATERMILL: Choose either Late Medieval European mill or a Colonial North American mill.
* NATIVE AMERICAN LONGHOUSE: Native American Longhouse.
* SIEGE TOWER: Tower
* DUTCH WINDMILL: Traditional windmill.
* BATTLEFIELD DEFENSES:Variety of battlefield defenses.
* REDOUBTS AT BORODINO: Russian earthworks. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAME ILLUSTRATED
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1-909008 Pena, Anthony PAINTING WAR: Issue #8 - ACW Awesome special issue on how to paint American Civil War armies. More than 25 different miniatures painted by Angel Aparicio (Oniria Miniatures), and a complete painting guide. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2016 SPAIN
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1-15010 Quarrie, Bruce TANK BATTLES IN MINIATURES #5: Arab-Israeli Wars Bruce Quarrie (1947-2004) was a prolific author and military historian. He wrote over 40 titles and edited many more. This outstanding work is a detailed introduction to the Arab-Israeli Wars between 1948 and 1973.

That area saw four major campaigns, of which those of 1967 and 1973 -- the so-called 'Six Day War' and 'Yom Kippur Wars' -- are of particular interest to wargamers. These wars involved large tank battles between Centurions, Pattons, and M-60s and Arab T-54s and T-62s.

The book provides detailed technical information on the weapon systems, army organization and tactical use, and numerous suggestions for their accurate recreation in miniature. Includes wargaming rules for these conflicts. Reprint of original. 1 vol, 153 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-213890 Tarr, Lionel, edited by John Curry LIONEL TARR'S MODERN WARGAMING RULES: 1939-1945 Lionel Tarr (1920-2003) is widely recognized as the first modern wargamer, modern being 1939-1945. He first came to prominence when his rules were published in 1962 in Donald Featherstone's classic book, War Games.

This book contains much previously unpublished material about the Tarr wargame and his epic decade-long WWII Eastern Front Russian Campaign. At the time, this wargaming campaign was almost as well-known at the time as Tony Bath's Hyborian campaign.

This book includes: The previously unpublished Tarr wargaming rules he first drafted in 1947 and modified until 1973; Donald Featherstone's 1962 summary of the rules; Reflections on the rules; Tarr's Armies: Russian and German Army ORBATs; Solo Wargaming Eastern Front Campaign; Wargaming the Battle of Stalingrad; and Air warfare on the Eastern Front. 1 vol, 105 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-217660 Thrower, Matt TABLETOP GAMING MANUAL: A Guide to the Diverse World of Modern Tabletop Games Tabletop gaming is enjoying a huge renaissance. Sales of hobby board games have risen in double digits yearly for the past decade, with more people enjoying the physical, non-digital aspects of playing, along with the social interaction. It's one of the biggest sectors in crowd-funding platform Kickstarter. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2018 UK, HAYNES PUBLISHING
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1-213738 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Marker Dice Set This set of 24 marker dice is necessary to track game effects such as Fatigue, Reload, and Critical damage. Anything can be used as a marker as long as its meaning is clear to both players.

Contents: 6 Action, 6 Reload, 6 Fatigue, and 6 Critical Hits dice. 1 vol, 24 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-213739 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: Set of 12 D10 Dice Blood & Plunder uses 10-sided dice to determine the outcome of many situations in the game. A handful (from four to 12 dice) are required to play. These Firelock Games custom dice represent the different nationalities in the game. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-908356 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 356 Theme: Dark Continent

* Why I Love Death in the Dark Continent Rules
* Land of the Lost Content: Very British Civil War Alternate History Scenario
* A Day of New Adventures: Two Congo Adventures
* A Tale of Three Armies for Death in the Dark Continent Rules
* Modeling Ideas - African Terrain
* Making a Tembe: Fortified Structure Found in 18th and 19th Century Africa
* Search for Z: Exploits of Explorer Percival Harrison Fawcett
* Battle for Egypt 1801 as Re-created by Alan Perry

Other Articles:

* Observation Post: New products
* Rules Showcase: Exterminate! Dr. Who Rules
* Samurai Campaigns
* To Kill A King! Supplement for Warlord's Pike and Shotte Rules
* Aetius and Arthur: SAGA Supplement
* Painting Armor: Tips
* Club Focus: Boscombe Down & Amesbury Wargames Club
* Fighting Talk: Regrets 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908357 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 357 Theme: Richard I

* Richard the Lion-Cub: Bio and scenario
* Richard's Warriors: Guide to Uniforms
* Battle of Arsuf: 1191
* Society of Ancients Battleday 2017: Battle of Arsuf 1191 Refight


Other Articles:
* New Products
* Swordpoint: Rules Showcase
* Campaign SeaLion: Bolt Action Designer's Notes
* The 19:18 From Vladivostok: Adapting a Train Into an Armored Train
* Salute 2017: Convention Recap
* Painted Mail: How to Paint Chainmail armor
* Redoubtable Vessel: ACW Ironclad 28mm Miniature Design and Production
* Up the Creek Without a Paddle(Boat): Victorian Steel's Award-Winning Boxer Rebellion Wargame
* The Legend of Fabled Realms: Fantasy Skirmish Rules Showcase
* General D'Armee: Designer's Notes for Napoleonic Rules
* Project Showcase Of Gnolls and Halflings: Nick Eyre
* Heston and Ealing Wargamers: Club Focus 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908358 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 358 THEME: Dunkirk

Theme Articles:
* The Dunkirk Races: Introduction to forces
* Battle on the Escaut: Keeping Disaster at Bay and gaming initial battles
* Fighting Dunkirk using Bolt Action scenarios
* The Cassel Rearguard: Two scenarios
* Figure Spotlight: Beyond Dunkirk -- German invasion of Britain 1940 (AKA Operation Sea Lion

Other Articles:
* Observation Post: New and upcoming releases
* Broken Legions: The Cthulhu Campaigns (Osprey Rules)
* Fighting Talk: Building Better Scenarios
* How To Build A European Farm: Inspiration from La Haye Sainte
* A Larger Lion Rampant: Adapting skirmish rules to mass combat
* Lock The Door Lariston: How to build buildings on English-Scottish border
* Show Report: Legionary 2017
* Lost Giants Of The Congo: Congo scenario
* Making Fort Mosquito: Examining the top award winning game from Salute 2017
* Base, We Have A Problem: How to base figures for both single and multi-based games
* Wars of James II: part 1
* Moving Perry Crusaders Towards The Third Crusade: How to convert figures
* Rules Showcase: Blood And Plunder -- Pirate Skirmish 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908359 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 359 Theme:
* Gats, Gals, and Green Gripping Hands: Pulp
* Pulp Alley: The City of Serpents: Scenario
* Why I Love Pulp: Pulp Miniatures Bob Murch
* Rules Showcase: Dracula's America
* Mad Maximillian: 1930s Vehicles uparmored
* Why I Love Donnybrook: New Rules That Can Cross Over to Pulp
* Liftwood: 19th Century troops on the Mars with Space:1889 Roleplaying Game
* Painting Pulp: Tips
* Monkeys, Mini Coopers, Mrs. Langley, and Friends: WI Gaming Days Recap

Other Articles:
* Observation Post: New Products
* The Wars of James II (Part 2): Battle of the Dunes
* Show Report: Partizan 2017
* Eventing for Gamers: Running Events at the Local Club
* For Want of a Nail: Logistics in Gaming
* Campaign New Guinea: Bolt Action Supplement Designer Notes
* Squalid? I Can Do Squalid: How to Build Down Market Buildings
* Bringing Wargaming to the Classroom 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908360 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 360 Theme: Revolution

* You Say You Want a Revolution: Opportunities to Game Revolutions
* The AWI.AR/RW: Brief Guide to gaming the American Revolution
* Wars of James II: Part 3 - Revolutionary Actions
* The Helder Campaign: Holland 1799 - French Revolutionary Wars
* So You Want to Fight the Russian Revolutions? 1917 Russian Revolution
* Animal Farm II - Snowball's Return: Expands Upon Orwell's novel

Other Articles:

* Observation Post: What's New
* Blood Red Skies: WWII Rules Showcase
* Historicon 2017: Convention Recap
* Forager: Designer's Notes of Napoleonic skirmish game
* Here Comes the Sun: North European Bronze Age Armies in Dragon Rampant rules
* Sarissa: Company Profile - MDF Manufacturers
* Cambrai at Partizan: Recap of convention display game
* Modeling Tricks and Tips: Explosions
* Figure Directory 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908361 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 361 THEME: CAVALRY

* Big Men on Big Horses: Heavy Cavalry at Waterloo
* Shock and Awe: Medieval Knights
* Horseflesh to Horsepower: Evolution of 15th/19th Hussars from horses to armored vehicles
* Bugles and Sabers: US Cavalry History
* Painting the Royals: Techniques for British Cavalry

OTHER ARTICLES:

* Observation Post: What's New
* The Floating Hulk: Solo Scenario for Frostgrave: Ghost Archipelago
* Designer's Notes: 1871 Rules
* Odds Bodkins: 'Best Game' Winners at The Other Partizan, including Crecy
* Rules Showcase: Maximillian 1934
* Battle of Al-Hamed: British in Egypt
* James II Part IV: Battle of Sole Bay
* How To Make Amaizing Bases: Creating North American Maize Fields
* Historicon Painting Competition 2017
* Company Profile: Geek Nation Tours 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908362 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 362 THEME: A Little Gatling Music
* Machine Guns in the Great War: 1914-1918 - and how to use them in games
* The Dawn of the Dogfight: Evolution of aerial warfare
* Where You Going Now? History of WWII MGs
* How to Make a 15mm Machine Gun Nest

OTHER ARTICLES:
* Observation Post: What's New
* Rules Showcase: Frostgrave - Ghost Archipelago scenario
* Twas the Krampusnacht Before Christmas: Holiday game
* Gaslands: Designer's Notes
* Django: Rules for Dracula's America
* Buffalo Soldiers
* A Sharpe Looking Game: 40mm Napoleonics scenario
* Painted Rusted Armor: Painting tips
* Operation Hannibal: German WWII evacuation scenario
* Port Arthur: Naval battle from the Russo-Japanese War of 1904 - 1905.
* Hobby Talk: That collection of miniatures that are just waiting for a little bit of attention 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908363 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 363 THEME: HOLLYWOOD HISTORY AND 'HISTORY' HISTORY

* History vs. Hollywood: Whether 'straight' history makes for good games and the elements needed to 'go Hollywood'.
* If This Man Should Fall? Refighting Glory: Turning a great movie into a game.
* Hooray For Hollywood: Bringing the big screen to small table
* Alright Mr. DeMille: Creating an embattled close up on the tabletop.
* The Ghost and the Darkness: Movie Into Game
* Little Guys, Big Personalities: Wargame figures inspired by Hollywood and if the character you
want isn't manufactured, why not make your own?
* Agent Carter: A Pulp-tastic scenario starring one of the toughest agents of the 1940s.

OTHER ARTICLES

* Observation Post: What's New with focus on products at Crisis 2017.
* How to Construct a Small Boat for Ghost Archipelago
* Swimming with Sharks: Scenario for Ghost Archipelago.
* The Baron versus Dracula: Two game systems compared
* Territorials, Turks, Tanks and Trenches: World War One display game at Colours 2017.
* Rules Hunting: Settling for rules that suit.
* Building a Balloon: As used in warfare and on the tabletop.
* Blood and Plunder: Escape From Cuba: Pirate-themed rules system from Firelock Games.
* Modelling: It's All Ruins: Creating ruins for tabletop
* Company Profile: Badger Games 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908366 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 366 THEME 1: Armies of the Thirty Years War
Introduction
Wargaming the Battle of Rocroi: Franco-Spanish conflict
Going Plastic in the Thirty Years War: Creating armies using plastic miniatures

THEME 2: Aircraft and Ground Support
In the Great War: WWI
Raid on Kensington: Blood Red Skies scenario and rules test
Take to the Skies with Johnny Red (British comic book hero)
Route Pack 6: Aerial Warfare over North Vietnam 1965-72 with scenario
Bootneck Air Assault: Suez Crisis

OTHER ARTICLES
Observation Post: A special focus on what we picked up at Vapnartak in York
Just Another April Fool: Can you tell the historical truth from the alternative facts?
Of the Battlemats: Examines battlemats from different companies
Go Large in World War One (Oppy Wood Part 2): 54mm
Rules Showcase: Hail the Dark Ages: Supplement for Hail Caesar
Modeling: Druid -- Creation of our Salute 2018 gaming table.
Show Report: Tactica 2018 at Hamburg 1 vol, 108 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908367 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 367 THEME: THE SHIPS OF THE ENEMY HAVE COME
* Bronze Age: How to create a campaign system based around the 'Collapse of Empire'
* Wargaming Adrianople: Goths defeat the Roman Army 378 AD
* The Seven Cities of Cibola: Wargaming potential of the collapse of the Aztec and
other Meso-American Empires
* Ottoman Twilight: 1st Balkan War, 1912 - 13
* Designer's Notes: Upcoming Outremer: Faith and Blood skirmish game during the Crusades era and optional rules.
* Scenes from the Downfall of the Reich: German General
* Wargaming the French In do-China War 1954: From Dien Bien Phu to the Street Without Joy
* Bringing Plastic Figures to the End of Empire: 1/72 scale and 1/32 scale plastic forces
* Death in the Dark Continent Prequel: Rules adaptation for tribal conflict in Africa prior to the arrival of the Europeans

OTHER ARTICLES:
* Observation Post: New releases available at Salute 2018
* Designer's Notes: Burrows and Badgers rules
* Graveyard of Tanks: Battle of Asal Uttar from the Second Indo-Pakistan War 1965
* The Red Book of the Elf: Lucid Eye Publishing's upcoming skirmish game
* Godslayer: Fighting Withdrawal : Scenario
* Modeling: Making a Monument ala Ghost Archipelago cover artwork 1 vol, 108 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908368 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 368 THEME: NAPOLEON'S GENERALS
* The Great and the Good: How to Represent generals on the tabletop
* Generals in Plastic: Plastic models of generals
* The Bravest of the Brave: Ney
* Jean Rapp: Bio
* The Little Corporal: His Friends and Enemies



OTHER ARTICLES
* Observation Post: New releases at Salute 2018.
* Salute 2018: Show Report
* Rules Showcase: What a Tanker -- WWII tank combat
* Modeling: MDF Terrain: Tips on Construction
* Taking to the Skies with Tiny Planes: WWII aircraft models
* Bolt Action Goes Rogue: British Comics and a world driven by war
* Renaissance Rampant: Converting Lion Rampant rules for the early Renaissance.
* The Battle of Pelennor Fields: 12mm Lord of the Rings refight.
* Donde esta el Hombre Dorado?: Congo rules for Conquistadors.
* The War of the Three Kings
* Rules Showcase: The War of the Three Kings -- Lily Banners rules by The League of Augsburg
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1-908369 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 369 Theme Articles:

* THE DIADOCHI: Wargaming with the successors of Alexander the Great
* BATTLEDAY 2018: At the Society of Ancients Battle Day featured the first major battle of the Succession Wars -- Paraitakene -- in variety of figure sizes and using different rule systems.
* BIGGIN' IT UP: Gaming the Battle of the Boyne and the War in Ireland at a smaller scale than their norm
* CASTLES IN THE SKY: Battle of Almanza, 1707
* SUN KING'S IMPERIAL GUARD: Beautifully painted miniatures
* THE GLORIOUS INVASION: Glorious Revolution in England in 1688
* WARS OF SUCCESSION IN PLASTIC: 1/72nd and 1/32nd plastic products

Other Articles Include:

* OBSERVATION POST: What's new and upcoming.
* RULES SHOWCASE 1914: WWI brigade level rules and Great Escape Games' 12mm figure range
* HAMMERHEAD 2018 PAINTING COMPETITION: Winners of our first painting competition at the show
* GRAND NATIONAL 1694: Creating a Tactica participation game in 2018
* SWITCHING SIDES TO SURVIVE: Late WWII Romanian Army and with the Bolt Action rules
* MODELING - THE RISE OF THE AEROSOL: Part 2 of 3 on use of MDF
* SCHOOLING BORODINO: Napoleonic game recap
* THE HOST OF LOGRES: Arthurian Warband for Dragon Rampant
* BOULCOTTE'S FARM: Scenario for British Empire in New Zealand with a surprise attack on a farm
* WARGAMING SPACES - RICK'S PLACE: Rick Priestley's wargaming room 1 vol, 116 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908370 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue #370 THEME: America at War

* TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI: US military intervention in North Africa
* THE DRAGON'S CHOICE: Boxer Rebellion
* WHO'S CIVIL WAR IS THIS ANYWAY? Foreign troops who fought for USA or CSA
* THE LAST BATTLE: WWI US attack on German-held town of Stenay
* AS DESPERATE A VENTURE: US actions in WWII
* WARGAMING AMERICA'S WARS IN PLASTIC: Products in plastic

OTHER ARTICLES

* OBSERVATION POST: What's New
* DESIGNER'S NOTES: DRACULA'S AMERICA: Forbidden Powers in the Weird Wild West
* CRETE 1941: Part 1
* DESIGNER NOTES: STRONIUM DOG: Badlands
* WARGAMING WITH PLASTIC SOLDIERS: Part 1 - 1/72 scale
* MODELLING: MDF TERRAIN, DETAILING, WEATHERING AND MORE - Painting Tips
* RETHINKING THE CRUSADES: PART 1 - SIEGE WARFARE
* RULES SHOWCASE: A Little Bit of Dark Ages? Converting the popular Lion Rampant rules for the early Renaissance.
* SHOW REPORT: Legionary 2018 1 vol, 116 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-914135 various VAE VICTIS #135 Game: Bautzen 1945

In mid-April 1945 the 2nd Polish Army, left wing of the 1st Ukraine Front, broke the German lines and occupied Bautzen. Then, the Polish commander, Karol Swierczewski, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War, decided to keep advancing further south, with the capital of Saxony, Dresden, as their objective. Judging the Germans defeated, the Southern flank was left relatively unguarded. Army Group Centre, however, still had some fight left launching a last offensive against the flank of the Polish-Soviet forces, in the hope of helping Berlin-it was truly the last panzer offensive of the war.
Although the counteroffensive failed to stop the Soviet advance or relieve Berlin, the Germans inflicted a sound tactical defeat to the 2nd Polish Army (more than 20,000 casualties), recovering Bautzen and holding it until the end of the war. Bautzen 1945 is a simulation of that momentous offensive, using an evolution of the Ebre 38 system published in Vae Victis 61 with daily turns.

Game scales:
brigades and regiments
1 day per turn, 1.5 km/hex
Complexity: 6
Solitaire playability: 8


Articles Include:
* Operation Mercury (MMP) vs Saipan (Compass Games)
* Napoleon's Quagmire (OSG)
* Russia Falling (Paper Wars)
* Tunisia (MMP)
* Premieres Gloires (VaeVictis)
* Time of Crisis (GMT)
* Hold the Line (PSC Games)
* Quartermaster General 1914 (PSC Games)
* In the Trenches (Tiny Battle Publishing)
* Travel Battles (Perry Brothers)

Jeux figurines:
* Ou en est AdG ?
* Les Guerres d'Italie avec AdG
* Iron Cross WW2 (Great Escape Games)
* La Prise de Tunis 1535
* La Revolte des Taipings
* L'Actualite Battle Front/Flames of War
* Le Weathering 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-914136 various VAE VICTIS # 136 Game: Summer of the Boxes

Recreates the siege of the Legations, the great colonial power at the end of the 19th century, in Beijing in the summer of 1900 during the Boxer Rebellion. In this one-player game, the player controls the soldiers who defended the legations against the hordes of Boxers, controlled by an original system that manages their actions and combats. The player's goal is to hold on until the arrival of the rescue column, sent by land to lift the siege.

The map represents the Legation Quarter on a scale of 15cm for 500 meters. A turn represents one day and the same day can be divided into several combat phases that represent the Boxers' assaults. There is no turn counter and a deck of 54 cards must be used; each card drawn represents a day. Nine of the cards are combat cards. Once the phase system has been assimilated, it is simple to use. Plan on 3-4 hours for game play.

Articles - Reviews
* Fields of Despair (GMT)
* Baptism by Fire + Batallion Combat Series (MMP)
* 13 jours (Matagot)
* Hold the Line (PSC Games)
* Urban Operation (Nuts !)
* Blitz, a World in Conflict (Compass Games)
* The Emperor Returns (CoA)

Scenarios
* ASL, Nam 65, M44, Trump's War (pour NW Korea)

Figurines
* Construction d'un fort pour Guerre de Trente Ans
* La prise de flanc a AdG 1re partie
* Skirmish Sanguin
* Rommel
* Assaut a DBP 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-914137 various VAE VICTIS # 137: Cortes et la Conquete du Mexique GAME REVIEWS

* Arquebus (GMT)
* Holland 44 (GMT)
* Mariupol 2014 (T&S)
* Panzer Vor (Kokusai-Tsushin)
* Fleurus (VV) notes de conception
* Colonial Twilight (GMT)
* Lost Expedition (Osprey)
* Escape from Colditz (Osprey)

SCENARIOS
* ASL, M44

FIGURES
* Basic Impetus
* Brigade Fire & Fury
* France 40 pour Bolt Action
* Waterloo en 28 mm
* Congo

OTHER
* Peindre (rapidement) une armee francaise Guerre de Succession d'Espagne
* Cortes et la conquete du Mexique
* Fleurus 1794 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-914138 various VAE VICTIS # 138: Wissembourg & Spicheren 1870 Reviews of boardgames: Next War Poland (GMT); Pendragon (GMT); Autumn for Barbarossa (MMP); Democracy under Siege (4 Dados); Waterloo Episode 4 (Tilsit); Forgotten War (MMP); Ligny 1815 Last Eagles (Hexasim); Old School Tactical vol 2 (FPG). Scenarios: ASL and M44. Miniatures: Campagne de 1777 suite et fin; Wolfenbuttel 1641; Marche de flanc a AdG 2e partie; The Men who would be Kings CR. Hobby: Waterloo in 28 mm

History and Wargame inside: Wissembourg and Spicheren 1870. On 19 July 1870, the French Empire declared war on the kingdom of Prussia. Opposing three corps (one Bavarian and two Prussian), Douay's division held the town and the heights of Geisberg until early afternoon before yielding to the mass. In Spicheren, on 6 August, the 2nd French corps had a good position and blocked the Prussian troops into the night at the risk of being outflanked. Their retreat was ill-prepared and caused the rest of the Lorraine army to retreat to the walls of Metz. Game turn: one hour; Counters: brigades and regiments; Map: One hex = 500-700 meters; Complexity: 5/10
Possibility of playing solo: 7/10; Game duration: 1.5 hours - 3 hours depending on the scenario. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-914139 various VAE VICTIS # 139: Hellespont 411-410 BC Boardgames: Waterloo Episode 5; Battles of twenty-first century; Kulikowe Pole 1380; Conseils de jeux pour Fleurus; Legion of Honor; Sherman Leader; At any Cost

Scenarios: ASL; M44; OST

Miniatures: Thalassa v2; La poudre et le Sabre; Nam 65; Team Yankee; Saga nouvelle edition

Technic: Comment peindre une armee Louis XIV

Hobby: Cannes 2018

Art of War: Guerre du Peloponese, le retour d'Alcibiade 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-916407 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 407 Articles include:

* Forward Observer New Products
* Part two of The March on Canterbury.
* Wargaming My Way
* Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Rules for gaming the Indian Mutiny.
* Firefight: Part 2 to rules for modern-era, small unit actions -- AFVs and heavy weapons.
* Borodino: Bloody Big Battles rules to play that pivotal moment in the 1812 campaign.
* Wargames Widow: Building an MDF church.
* Club Spotlight: Tin Soldiers of Antwerp
* Club Directory
* Hammerhead Program

Also: Darker Horizons Section: Fantasy Facts new products; an interview with Nick Eyer about design and production process of figures in the Frostgrave figures; customising 4Ground scenery for Sci-Fi games; and more.
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1-916410 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 410 Well, let's try listing this in a different way this month:

Zulu Wars: A complete rule set with online content for players to download. We have a special piece on the soon to be released Ulterior Motives with a talk about the Frostgrave add-on with author Joe McCullough plus two unique extra cards to play with! (again available to download).

Firstly, an Airfix Battles exclusive WWII scenario called Recce. Players use the Airfix Battles Base Game with Force Deck add on to run German Pumas and Allied jeeps (downloadable cards). In addition to that, a special Reader Offer allows you to save 35% on the Airfix Battles Base Game and Force Deck Bundle and even a chance to win five sets for free in a competition!

We have an article on the Rules Of Engagement: this explores gaming options for asymmetric warfare on the Northwest Frontier and modern conflicts.

There's a Salute Photo report - the biggest show in town get six pages of pictures and an assessment from the editor's unique perspective.

We have the first of a two-parter on Painting the Army of Gondolin using only historical figures rather than fantasy ones in the Darker Horizons section.

Our regular columnists help us with Send three and fourpence where Conrad Kinch is clearing an infestation that requires sending in the Marines and the Wargames Widow constructs some 54mm ACW buildings out of foam core and cake stand pillars!

We have our review and reporting sections: in Forward Observer and Fantasy Facts we look at some of the latest releases from Crooked Dice and Brigade Models, the Plastic Soldier Company, Army Painter and North Star with exclusive news and pictures of releases you'll find nowhere else. Our Recce section reviews 12 books covering a wide selection of topics and periods and - finally - we have our club directory and a special club report on the Falkirk District Wargames Club. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916411 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 411 Articles:

* Yo Ho Ho! Pirate Rules
* New Wargame Products and New Books
* Little Inkerman Scenario for Rules The Men Who Would Be King
* Partizan: Convention Recap
* Tarzan!: New Army for Rules Death In The Dark Continent
* Darker Horizons: Fantasy and Sci-Fi New Products, Painting the Army of Gondolin, and Scratch Building a VSF Steam Launch
* Nagy-Sallo 1849: Scenario for Bloody Big Battles
* How to Build Fences and Shacks
* Club Directory 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916412 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 412 Articles include:

* FORWARD OBSERVER: New products
* SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE: Using technology for remote gaming
* IMAGINE-NATIONS & WW2: An Island in the Sun in the mid '30s and Dad's Army.
* SPANISH MAIN: A Pirate scenario for multiple players set in the Indies using the Yo-ho-ho! rules.
* STAYING THE COURSE: Caesar in Gaul and tips on setting up a campaign that won't just fizzle out...
* DARKER HORIZONS: This month Fantasy Facts has its usual round up of what's out in the world(s) of non-historical gaming plus the construction and painting of the Aliens Drop Ship from Prodos Games.
* HYPOCRISY IN WARGAMING: To paint or not to paint: are we all hypocrites?
* MARTELLO: Build a simple piece of wargames terrain.
* BROADSIDE: A visit to the show with photos and a report.
* RECCE: What to read and what to delete from your wish list for wargamers.
* WARGAMES WIDOW: Temples, tiling and cakes: Diane does it all!
* CLUB OPEN DAYS: A visit to the Maidstone Wargames Society
* CLUB DIRECTORY: Find a club in your vicinity and add your club for free! 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916413 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 413 Articles include:

* Forward Observer: New Products
* Peninsular War Scenario for Command & Colours
* Zanzibar Express: Speed Painting Colonial Force
* Reinventing an Old Friend: Part 1 'Old school' Ancient Rules
* Frontier Warfare: Part 1 Solo Campaign
* Darker Horizons: New Sci Fi/Fantasy products, Minotaur Hunt in a Labyrinth, Painting Aliens
* Landing Pad: Scenery Building Sessions Using 4Ground Models
* Recce: What to Read and What to Delete from Your Wish List for Wargamers
* Wargames Widow: How to Build Buildings that are Good for Many Periods
* Club Directory 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916415 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue #415 Articles Include:

* FORWARD OBSERVER: What's up and coming in (mostly) historical wargaming with reports on MiniFigs, Warlord, Osprey, Warbases, and Adler.
* SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE: Rolica - Scenario for Command & Colours Napoleonics
* REINVENTING AN OLD FRIEND: Part 3 (Terrain using 10x10 matrix of card results) about retreading an old set of Ancients Rules
* A TRIP TO COLOURS: The Editor makes a trip to this long standing wargames show.
* ASTEROIDS: How to build economical asteroids from sponges for a space-based gaming table.
* THE SILENT CITY: The Armies of Rei Bouba: Army list for Death in the Dark Continent
* FANTASY FACTS: The usual sweep over what's hot and what's not in F&SF gaming with releases from Modiphius, Osprey, Warlord, Crooked Dice, Hexy Shop, and Brigade.
* PORTABLE HAMMER: Conversion of The Portable Wargame for use as a set of fantasy rules.
* HEREWARD: The Editor takes his camera to a show in deepest East Anglia.
* NOSTALGIA...AIN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE: Tips on bringing a Retro Project to the tabletop
* RECCE: What to read and what to delete from your wish list for wargamers.
* WARGAMES WIDOW: How to make rivers
* WHY WE PAINT FIGURES: As a counter point to a piece in issue 413
* CLUB DIRECTORY: Find a club in your vicinity 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916416 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 416 Articles Include:

* How to Build 28mm ruinous building for use in eastern Europe
* Street Fighting Man: WWII Warsaw uprising scenario
* Gaslands: Scenarios
* Personal guide to worthy YouTube locations for wargamers
* Reinventing an Old Friend: Scenarios and army lists for his re-invented Ancients Hoplite rules
* Shows: Recap of shows Derby Worlds and SELWG.
* Building Fenris: Build a host of robots
* Reviews: Releases from Lucid Eye, Titan, Osprey, North Star, Ion Age, Skull & Crown, and Brigade.
* Forward Observer: Wargaming reports on Rubicon, Warlord, Deep Cut, Daemonscape, Stoessi and Victrix.
* Recce: Dozen book reviews
* Club Directory 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916417 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 417 Articles include:

Forward Observer: New products including Jerwood, Warlord, Deep Cut, Knuckleduster, Timecast and Victrix
Send Three and Fourpence: Part One of Civil War UK '79: Scenarios for Black Ops
Nothing More Gallant: Tabletop Scenarios for Black Powder Period Game
Embracing Crisis: The Editor Takes His Camera to Antwerp.
Pig Pen Pandemonium: Scratch-build Shed
Fantasy Facts: News in F&SF gaming, including Black Pyramid, GZG, Slave 2 Gaming, Puppets War, CP, Warlord, and Crooked Dice
Alien 3: Building the Prodos Aliens APC for the Wargames Table and More
Stars and Lasers: Scenario for Shooting up Asteroids
Bayonet and Ideology: Introducing the Idea of Wargaming: The Next Generation
Recce: What Books to Keep and What to 'Re-gift' to Your Wargaming Friends
Wargames Window: Burning Down the House 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916418 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 418 ARTICLES INCLUDE:

* Forward Observer: What's New -- Including reports on Warlord, Rubicon, Deep Cut and Caliver Books.
* Send Three and Four Pence: Part Two of Civil War UK '79: Black Ops Scenarios
* Hell By Daylight: Part One of a set of rules for 20th Century Skirmish gaming
* Sands of the Sudan: Starting a new period with a scenario and rules suggestions.
* Command Decision: Scenario to get the troops home
* Dragonmeet: Trip to the London gaming show.
* Fantasy Facts: What's new in sci-fi and fantasy products, including releases from Black Pyramid, Brigade, Slave2Gaming, Antediluvian Miniatures, Osprey and Outlaw Miniatures.
* Gondolin Guards: Conversions and painting in the First Age of Middle Earth.
* Catalonian Campaign: Napoleon in Spain and the Battle of Valls: Introducing the Powder and Sword rules.
* Recce: Latest book releases
* Wargames Widow: On the carpet
* Six Addiction: Making good decisions in gaming
* Club Directory 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916419 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 419 Articles include:

* The Victorio Campaign: Part one of a guide to the Apache Wars in the Old West from 1870 to 1876.
* Hell By Daylight: Rules for 20th Century Skirmish gaming (Part 2 of 4)
* Portable Kriegsspiel: Arthur Harman gives us a Napoleonic conversion of Bob Cordery's Portable Wargame system.
* Zombski!! The creation - and the rules - to fight a modern show stopping Zombie game set in Chechnya.
* Command Decision: a French Indian wars poser by Jon Sutherland.
* Zululand: a scenario for use with either Victorian Steel or Black Powder.
* There's also more scratch building gaming scenery: Building redoubts and making ponds.
* Plus all the latest news and reviews! 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916420 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 420 * FORWARD OBSERVER: Reports on Warlord, Rubicon and More.
* SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE: All Hail the Late King of Ruritainia!
* HELL BY DAYLIGHT: Part 3 20th Century Skirmish Rules -- Air Support and Hand-to-Hand Combat
* COMMAND DECISION: Pyrenees: July 1813 Scenario
* OUTREMER: Osprey's New Faith and Blood Rules and Scenario
* FANTASY FACTS: Latest News in F&SF Gaming, including North Star; Ground Zero Games; CP Models; Atlantis Miniatures, and Brigade.
* JASON & THE ARGONAUTS: Rules and Tips for Playing 1/6 Scale Cinematic Legend
* VICTORIO CAMPAIGN: Part 2 of the Guide to Wargaming in the US and Northern Mexico in the late 19th Century.
* RECCE: Reviews of 13 Books
* WARGAMES WIDOW: How to Build Dusty but Flexible Roads
* VAPNARTAK: Editor's Trip to York. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916421 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 421 * Forward Observer: Reports on Warcolours paint; Offensive Miniatures; On Target; Osprey; Pigeon Guard, and much more.
* Send Three and Fourpence: What motivates wargamers?
* Hell by Daylight: Last part of rules for 20th century skirmish and build an insurgency
* One of These Things: Historical versus non-historical debate continues
* Command Decision: Wargames problem at Villiers Bocage: June 13th 1944
* A Cavalier Approach: Recaps the Tonbridge show
* Fantasy Facts: News in F&SF gaming with releases from Deep Cut; Fantasy Flight; Osprey; Modiphius, and Brigade.
* The Path to Frostgrave: Rules design process and a scenario
* Putty to Pixels: Interview of Mithril sculptor Chris Tubb
* The Future is Foam: Making indestructible scenery from yoga blocks
* Victorio Campaign: Last part of Guide to Wargaming: US and Northern Mexico in the late 19th Century.
* Recce: Reviews of the latest book releases
* Wargames Widow: Make swampy rivers
* WWW Wargaming: Tips on setting up and managing an online wargaming community 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916423 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 423 Articles include:

* Forward Observer: New products from FireForge, Perry, Warlord, PSC, Cavalier, and more
* Send Three and Fourpence: Why buy so many rulesets?
* Tales of the Towpath: Build a canal
* Command Decision: Spotsylvania County,Virginia, May 1st 1863 scenario
* Joy of Six: Hooray for Hollywood: Using scriptwriting techniques to improve scenario design
* Fantasy Facts: New products from Crooked Dice, Code Orange Games, Brigade and more
* Salute Winners: Painting competition winners at this year's Salute show
* Scouting Parties: A pre-release peek of new Mantic Fantasy Skirmish system
* Dwarven Conversions: Converting North Star's new plastic dwarf figures
* Light Division: Napoleonic rules for those with limited space
* It's on the Cards: Card-driven activation system for Bob Cordery's Portable Wargame
* Recce: Book releases
* Wargames Widow: Gardens
* A Moveable Feast: Recap of Hammerhead 2018 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-916424 various MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue # 424 Articles include:

* FORWARD OBSERVER: New products on Redgrass Games, Conflix, Warlord, Victrix, Pendraken and more
* SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE: The Battle of Assaye: Command & Colours Scenario
* COMMAND DECISION SCENARIO: Tavronitis Bridge: Maleme, Crete, May 1941
* ALTENHOF 1848: History and a downloadable ruleset
* GREEKS BEARING GIFTS: System to help you run a Greek campaign
* FANTASY FACTS: New products from Osprey, Brigade, Northstar, Deep Cut and more
* GAME OVER: House Rules for the popular AvP game system
* IT'S ELEMENTAL: Crafting your own gaming figures from foam rubber
* INDIAN MUTINY: Scenarios for Sassiah, Agra & Fatepuhr
* PROTECT THE FILM CREW: Skirmish Sangin scenario with Mujahedeen mayhem set in Afghanistan
* RECCE: 13 latest book releases.
* WARGAMES WIDOW: Hills
* GIVE 'EM A BROADSIDE: Trip to Sittingbourne 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, WARNER PUBLICATIONS
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1-935089 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 89: 1777: The Year of the Hangman Theme: The 1777 Campaign to Seize Philadelphia - The Year of the Hangman

* Introduction to Recreating the Campaign - To Philadelphia and Back Again
* 11th September, 1777 - Birmingham Meeting House
* 16th September, 1777 - The Battle of the Clouds
* 4th October, 1777 - Germantown

Features:

* Bitesize Battles Goes Medieval - The Battle of Rottingdean
* The Battle of Chalgrove Field, 18 June 1643 - Death of 'The Patriot'
* Knight's Move: Checkmate Tito? - Operation Rosselsprung
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1-935090 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 90: Slaughter made Industrial - Innovation in WWI Theme: Slaughter-made Industrial - Innovation in WWI

* My tank is my fortress - The siege of Fray Bentos
* Operation May Cup and the capture of Fort Vaux
* Aerial combat in the skies over Arras

Features:

* The 1642 fight for Portsmouth in 2mm
* Prince Nevsky - The battle that made him a hero
* Let's play Fabled Realms 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935091 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 91: Special Feature: 217 BC - The Ancient World at War

* Mediterranean Arena of 217 BC: History
* 217: Cage Match of Empires - Gaming the Grudge.
* Gaming the Battle of Lake Trasimene
* Cutting Hannibal's Spanish Supply: The Battle of the Iberus River
* Assembling a Carthaginian Army: The Army of the New City
* John Loves It When a Plan Comes Together: Where's the Elephants, Hannibal?

Other Articles:

* Battle for the Western Oosterbeek Perimeter
* ACW Sharp Practice Mini Campaign: Part I
* Danish Guerrilla Forces During the Scanian War: Snapphanar.
* Surviving the Twisted Tentacle Arms: Part II
* Modelling the Retreat from Moscow: Part I
* Rebuilding a Resin Cottage for 28mm Gaming

Departments Miniature reviews

* This Gaming Life: Mein Host, Part II
* Tabletop Tactics: Line infantry: Theory Into Practice
* The Irregular: Do I Really Need a Podcast?
* The American Civil War Rules from Reisswitz Press: Let's Play Pickett's Charge
* Adventures in Time and Space: First Look - Doctor Who Exterminate!
* Game Reviews: Mortem et Gloriam, The Curse of Dead Man's Hand and Wargame: The Spanish Armada 1588 / Wargame: The Roman Invasion AD 43-84
* Parting Shots 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935092 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 92 Special Feature: The British Army of the Napoleonic Wars
* The Worst-Treated of Men
* The Birth of Combined Operations: Aboukir Bay, 1801
* An Unusual Mediterranean Mini Campaign: Capture Capri 1808
* A British Disaster in Holland: Walcheren 1809
* Collecting a British Napoleonic Army: For King and Country
* Ruben's First Napoleonic Vignette: Hats Off to the British

Other Articles:
* The Battle of Homildon Hill 1402: Medieval Border Wars
* The Roman Struggle with Guerrilla Warfare in Spain: The Battle of Tribola
* Part II of the Sharp Practice mini campaign: Tigers in the Valley
* Warriors of Athena Campaign: The Witch of Mount Gramos
* Skirmish Warfare after the Battle of Sekigahara: Rise of the Tokugawa Shogunate
* Modeling the Retreat from Moscow, Part II: Snow Scenery
* Building a 17th Century Portsmouth in 2mm: Small can be Beautiful Too!

Departments:
* Miniature Reviews
* Up Front: Don't Keep It Stupidly Simple
* Tabletop Tactics: Beware of the Underdogs
* The Irregular: Bolt Comic Action
* A Fourth Edition for the Popular WWII rules: Let's Play Flames of War
* Reviews: Mad Dogs with Guns, Dracula's America: Shadows of the West, General D'Armee, and Sword Masters: A Supplement for Open Combat 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935093 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 93 FEATURE: The Dutch During the Eighty Years' War
* An Introduction to the Dutch Revolt: Wargaming the Eighty Years' War
* A Running Battle or a Fixed Fight: Gembloers, 1578
* Don Juan Tries to Seduce the States General - Battle of Rijmenam 1 August, 1578
* A Clever Ruse Takes the Day - The Peat Ship of Breda
* Building an 80 Years' War Army - Revolt Against the Empire
* On the Cover: A Cunning Plan

OTHER ARTICLES:
* Bitesize Battles: The Ako Vendetta - 47 Ronin
* Defending the Finns from the Pagan Rus: The Papal Bull and the Novgorod Bear
* Battle for the Coaling at Port Republic: They Fought Like Demons
* Bolt Action for the Great War: The Battle of the Marne
* 2mm Roman Triplex Acies Made Easy: DIY Epic Legions
* An Island in the Ocean of Sand: Making a Desert Oasis
* Creating Captain Joe Darkie: Death from the Jungle

DEPARTMENTS:

* Miniature Reviews
* This Gaming Life: Time, Tide, and Yesterday's Lead
* Tabletop Tactics: All the 'C's
* The Irregular: Social Mechanics in Game Design
* Fast Play World War II Aerial Action - Let's Play Blood Red Skies
* Game Reviews: Powder & Sword, Frostgrave: Ghost Archipelago, Bonnie Blue Flag, and Maximilian 1934
* Book reviews
* Parting shots 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935094 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 94 Special Feature: Tank Combat and Tactics During WWII

The Development of Tank Warfare in World War II - Wielding the Armored Fist
The Battle for Dubno, Ukraine SSR, 27 June 1941 - Thunder at the Crossroads
Tank Combat in the Lorraine, Luneville, 1944 - The Destruction of a Panzer Brigade
T-34s vs Cats in Ukraine - South of Skalat
Collecting Tanks for WWII Gaming - Panzer, Los!
Cologne, 6th March 1945 - Panther vs Pershing

Features

Edward III's Scottish Revenge - The Battle of Halidon Hill
The Battle of Elephants - Raphia 217 BC, Part I
Making the Biggest Wargame - The Mother of All Battles
The Attack on Breed's Hill, 17th June 1775 - A Fierce Breed
Making a Renedra Mud-Brick House - Dwelling in the Desert
How One Man Refound His Inspiration - Painting 10mm is Easy

Departments

Miniature Reviews
Up Front - Big is Beautiful.
Tabletop Tactics - The Complex Curse of Cavalry
The Irregular - Do We Really Want Something New?
Fantasy Warband Skirmish - Let's Play Strongsword
Game Reviews - Rommel, Gaslands, and Gangs of Rome
Book Reviews
Parting Shots
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1-935095 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 95 Special Feature: Rome Under Pressure in Late Antiquity

* The Late Roman Empire: History and Wargaming - Changing to Survive
* Northern Italy AD 271: A Mini Campaign - Aurelian and the Juthungi
* Don't Make the Vandals Angry - Escape from Rome
* A Barbarian Raid Beyond the Limes - Crossing the Bar
* Building a Late Roman Army - Against the Fall of Night
* Painting the Cover - The Battle of Adrianople

Features
* Bitesize Action in the Holy Land - Taking the Cross
* A Hypothetical AWI Scenario - A Fickle Flanking Force
* New Goodies for Maximillian 1934 - If Driving Fast Cars You Like...Anything Goes
* A Fictional Platoon-Level Scenario in the Libyan Desert - Bir Achin
* Painting a Russian SU Assault Gun - Weathering the Rasputitsa
* A Steam-Powered Bean Engine - Building a Newcomen

Other
* Dedicated Dabblers
* Tabletop Tactics - Horse and Musket-Era Cavalry
* The Irregular - Tracking the Troops
* Skirmishing in the Streets of an Ancient City - Let's Play Gangs of Rome
* Game Reviews - Outremer, Blood and Faith: Skirmish Level Crusading, Kobolds & Cobblestones, Wars of Insurgency, and 'Nam'
* Book Reviews
* Parting Shots 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935096 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 96 Special Feature: Raiding Actions during the American Civil War
* Raiding actions during the American Civil War - American chevauchees
* Pre-war violence in the Kansas territory - Kansas bleeds
* The Battle of Sacramento, 28 December 1861 - Forrest's first fight
* A daring riverboat hit and run - The Combahee River Raid
* Cavalry in the American Civil War - Mounted raiders
* Setting the scene for the theme - The Red Badge of Courage

Features
* Covert operations in the arctic - Ice Station Harp Seal
* Using Congo for the Cuzco - Adventures in darkest Peru
* Assault on the Tannenberg Line, July 1944 - The Battle of Orphanage Hill
* Painting the warriors of NYC - Street Wars
* Converting your WWII 28mm miniatures - Plastic surgery

Departments
* The power of points
* Tabletop tactics - Ancient and medieval cavalry
* The irregular - Don't be a bore. It's just a game
* Looking at the new second edition - Let's play Saga 2
* The new tank game from TooFatLardies - Let's play What a Tanker
* Game reviews - For King and Parliament, Forager, and Burrows and Badgers
* Book reviews
* Parting shots 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-935097 Various WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY # 97 Special Feature: World War II Goes Weird
* Playing 'What if?' World War II - Games Without Frontiers
* A 'What if?' Assassination Mission - Kill Stalin!
* Weird War II Airborne Operations - Operation Redrow
* Weird War II Pulp Adventures - Lieutenant Liberty and the Doom Platoon
* Operation Aconite, Hunting Beasts in the Forest - The Wolf's Bane
* Collecting for Weird World War II - Something Wicked this way comes

Features
* The Empress Matilda's Flight - Bitesize Battle: Escape from Oxford
* The Perils of Ptolemaic Pachyderms - Elephant Archos
* The Swedes vs. the Dutch in North America - The Battle at Fort Mosquito, 1655
* Making a Water Tower for Gaming - Dawn Raid on the Recycling Bin
* Upgrading Laser Cut Buildings - A Magnificent MDF Mansion

Departments
* Miniature Reviews
* This Gaming Life - Quick, Hide the Maths!
* Tabletop Tactics - Early Artillery
* The Irregular - Rivet Counters Anonymous
* The Funky Street Fighting Game - Let's Play Street Wars NYC
* Game reviews - Battlegroup Torch, Furioso, 1914, Wargame: Castle Assault, and Scream Aim Fire
* Book Reviews
* Parting Shots 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-908352 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 352 Theme: Elite Troops

* Where Others Fear to Tread
* G is for Guards
* Cataphracts
* Waffen-SS
* Varangian Guard

Other Articles:

* Flames of War 4th Edition
* Pickett's Charge Rules Overview
* Chosen Men Napoleonic Rules Overview
* Kut: WWI model making and gaming extravaganza
* Gaming with History: Education
* Turning household waste into gaming terrain
* Medics in gaming
* Phalangites and Hypaspists Figures from Victrix
* North-West Frontier in the 1890s scenario
* Historical and Shakespearean versions of Macbeth
* Henry Hyde's Battlegames: Return to his gaming youth 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908353 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 353 Theme: WWII Desert War

* Never Say Never: Re-write of Flames of War rules to 4th Edition
* New books to adapt FoW version 3 to version 4
* Overview of Flames of War Desert Rats and Afrika Korps books
* Armoured Chariots: New plastic WWII German and British tanks
* First Counter-Attack at Point 28: Alamein scenario
* Perry Miniatures WWII 28mm range
* WWII experimental and captured tanks of Germany

Other Articles:

* Observation Post: New Products
* Designer Notes: Maelstrom's Edge sci-fi
* Moving Mecca: Past and Future of HMGS' Historicon convention
* From Congo to Amazon: Adapting Congo rules
* Godslayer: Rules overview and demo
* Camerat Bay June 1694: Scenario
* How to make 10mm tents
* Henry Hyde's Battlegames: Personal history of being a wargamer
* Figure Directory 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908354 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 354 Theme: Wellesley to Wellington
* The Iron Duke: How to simulate the man and his methods on the tabletop
* Arthur Wellesley in India 1797 - 1805
* Armies of the Marathas of India
* Architect of Victory: Allied commander and his role in battle
* Scum of the Earth: Beginner's guide to British troops


Other Articles:
* Battle of the Bulge: Bolt Action Designer's Notes
* Age of the Samurai from Warlord
* Foteviken 1134: Post-Viking, Danish civil war battle
* Pikeman's Lament: Game mechanics and historical credentials
* Vapnartak 2017: Show Report
* Pseudo-Fantasy Barbarians: Slightly tongue in cheek guide to create 'classic fantasy' barbarian army
* Art of Water and Building a Viking Fleet
* Paper Armada: Latest rules in Battles for Britain series
* Warp Factor: Challenging wargamer's perceptions of history
* Celebrity Deathmatch: Giants In Miniature in a gladiatorial arena
* Lone Star Historical Miniatures Club: Profile of Texas wargame club 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908364 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 364 THEME: ALL THE HEROES:

* Brief introduction to the history of battle honors
* Battle of Saragarhi 1897: 36th Sikh regiment vs Afghan tribesmen
* For Valor! Rewarding your miniature heroes for their tabletop service
* The Diabolical Regiment of France: Regiment Navarre
* Sherwood Rangers in WWI Palestine: Battle of Megiddo 1918
* Showdowns and Stagecoaches: Scenario and additional rules ideas for the Dracula's America: Shadows of the West
* Fighting Talk: Rise of the supermen

OTHER ARTICLES:

* Observation Post: What's New
* Wargames Illustrated Awards: Inaugural annual awards to the companies and individuals
* Rules Showcase: Gangs of Rome
* Alternative Iwo Jima: Konflikt 47 weird war twist
* Saga 2nd Edition: Progress Report
* Why I Love Iron Cross: WWII rule set adaptations
* From History To Page to Table: Fictional Battle of Herbault
* The Capture of Tiger 101: The first Tiger tank captured by the Allies in WWII
* Company Profile: Shapeways 1 vol, 108 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-908365 various WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED: Issue # 365 Theme: Ambush

* Replicating the military art of ambush in our tabletop battles.
* The Best Laid Plans: Ambush scenario tried out with Bolt Action, Lion Rampant, and Living on the Front Line.
* Battle of Stamford Bridge 1066: Recreating the surprise attack which prevented one invasion of Anglo-Saxon England.
* Strategic Ambush: The Yom Kippur War 1973

Other Articles:

* Observation Post: What's new and upcoming in wargaming.
* Saga 2: Iteration or New Game? What's changed in the rules.
* The Love Charm of Our People: Zulu Shield designs
* For King and Parliament: Rules Showcase of ECW Variant for To the Strongest!
* Living (and Dying) in a Material World: James Morris takes us through the 12mm version of his 2017 award winning wargames project.
* 20mm: The Forgotten WWII Army
* Battle of Hereford: One Battle, Two Rules
* Scrappers: Recon Mission and New Rules -- Skirmish Rules from Osprey
* Show Report: Little Wars 2017 (Australia) 1 vol, 108 pgs 2018 UK, WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED
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1-190688 BLACK POWDER: A Clash of Eagles Supplement for Black Powder rules covers Napoleon's disastrous campaign in Russia in 1812. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-1994014 BOLT ACTION: Campaign Battle of the Bulge The Ardennes, 1944. Driven back by the Allies since D-Day, Germany launches a surprise offensive on the Western Front. This assault against the unprepared Allied lines is the opening move in one of the largest battles of World War II. This new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to take command of both armies in this desperate battle, fighting it as they believe it should have been fought. New, linked scenarios, rules, troop types and Theater Selectors provide plenty of options for novice and veteran players alike. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-1994015 BOLT ACTION: Campaign Sea Lion The year is 1940, and the German invasion of Britain has begun. With this new campaign book for Bolt Action, players can fight the battles of World War II's greatest 'what if' scenario. Defend the cliffs of Dover and the beaches of Kent from wave after wave of German landing craft. Parachute into the Home Counties in a surgical strike to capture Winston Churchill. Rally the Home Guard in a last, desperate attempt to keep England free of the Nazi invaders!

Containing new rules, scenarios, and unit types covering all of the unique features of this alternate history campaign, it offers a chance for all Bolt Action players to truly rewrite the history of World War II. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-1994016 BOLT ACTION: Campaign New Guinea In 1942, Japanese forces invaded the island of New Guinea and started a bitter, three-year campaign against allied Australian and American forces. Fought in dense jungles and across rugged mountaintops, the grueling fight pushed men to their very limits and forced commanders to adopt new strategies and tactics for the harsh island terrain.

Filled with new rules, scenarios, and unit types, this supplement for Bolt Action provides players with all of the information they need to set their games in this unforgiving battlefield. 1 vol, 132 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-1994017 BOLT ACTION: Campaign Sea Lion - Part 2: Operation Gigant Operation Sea Lion has proceeded, both sides have lost a lot and as a result the remainder of the German forces have been pushed to Kent where they prepare their defenses against the inevitable British attack. The German high command refuse to let their blitzkrieg falter at this stage and concoct a brave, audacious and completely unexpected plan...

Operation Gigant is phase two of the theoretical Operation Sea Lion plan to invade Britain. It has been brought forward and into action since phase one faltered and the Germans were pushed back to Kent. Glider borne troops and vehicles are bought in to create a surprise second front in North East England, splitting the British defenses still further and driving a steel wedge down through the heart of the British countryside!

Packed with new units to defend (or destroy) Britain's defenses, new scenarios on what could of been historical battles, reconstruct your whole army with new theater selectors and more off-the-wall special rules dedicated to the scientific wonders created to invade, and defend, Britain.

This time however, the Panzerbrigades will leave their treads within the mud of the British countryside and over the rubble of humble villages. With the Germans coming into Britain once again but with their complete force, can the British and the remaining Allies hold the Germans off again? Or will the German war machine repeat their success in France and steamroll over Britain? 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-1994018 BOLT ACTION: Campaign: The Road to Berlin As the Allies advance towards Germany, they face dogged resistance from the hard-pressed German forces. Take command of the Allies in their final push to end the war in Europe, or hold fast as the German defenders as the fight is brought to your door. This new Campaign Book for Bolt Action offers new linked scenarios, rules, troop types and Theater Selectors, and provides plenty of options for novice and veteran players alike. 1 vol, 148 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-1994019 BOLT ACTION: Campaign: Market Garden Market Garden was a bold plan, designed to capture the Rhine crossings along the Dutch-German border and establish a foothold for an advance into Germany. A massive combined arms operation involving airborne landings and an armored thrust, it was one of the most dramatic and controversial operations of the war.

This new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to command the forces facing each other across the Rhine, fighting key battles and attempting to change the course of history. New, linked scenarios, rules, troop types and Theater Selectors provide plenty of options for novice and veteran players alike. 1 vol, 116 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-201343 DEAD MAN'S HAND: The Curse of Dead Man's Hand You need a copy of the Dead Man's Hand rule book to use this source book. The Curse of Dead Man's Hand contains rules for running multi-player campaigns, 10 new scenes and four new gang types: The Baron, The Seven, Mountain Men, and The Malevolent Seven. The book comes with a deck of 16 special cards for the four new gang types plus an extra eight optional cards for fighting The Baron.

The curse has finally come -- time to put petty rivalries aside and stand together against an enemy who shows no mercy, who will take it all, and leave you with nothing, not even your soul.

The Curse of Dead Man's Hand and it's contents can be used in several ways. The gangs contained within can be added to the normal roster of gangs in the usual way to play games of DMH. Each gang comes with all the information that you need to use it in a standard Legend of Dead Man's Hand campaign. The Barons gang has to be used in as lightly different way as he is not interested in the petty rivalries of men, he is only interested in one thing, the destruction of mankind and the swelling of his host.

The other option that the book contains is a two player narrative campaign between the Baron and whichever gang feels that it is brave enough to try to stop him. The campaign follows a story line with the combatants trying to wrestle control of DMH from the other. Each game leads to another and the result of each game has consequences and directs future game play. 1 vol, 32 pgs 2017 UK, GREAT ESCAPE GAMES
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1-211061 OPEN COMBAT: Sword Masters Supplement Expansion Set for Open Combat: Extra skills, abilities, weapons, scenarios, and rules.

Includes:

* New skills and abilities specifically for sword fighter models to capture the sense of drama and/or flamboyance often associated with them
* Extra skills for general use
* New items of equipment
* New terrain rules including: swinging from chandeliers/rigging, low obstacles (trip hazards), improvised projectiles (such as kicking/throwing things from tables) and more
* New scenarios to play including The Duel, For Honour, and Brawl
* Plus sample profiles, two new actions, guidance for setting up terrain using the new rules for maximum mayhem and advice for linking games together into a micro campaign.

Scenarios include: 'The Duel', one versus one combat (perfect for a super quick game or to try out new approaches to creating profiles). 'For Honour' where warbands fight for the honor of their clan/school/family in ritual combat and 'The Brawl', where we see a fight erupt out in an otherwise relatively peaceful environment (models start unarmed but they can scrabble to grab a weapon as the fighting gets under way). Also included are hints and tips, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) along with sample profiles for a selection of combatants to help inspire you (or to pick from if you're a bit short on time). 1 vol, 28 pgs 2016 UK, SECOND THUNDER
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1-211812 ARMIES OF THE COALITION: Austria, Prussia and Russia 1808-1815 Full-color, 72-page, Parade Handbook for the Coalition Armies of Russia, Prussia and Austria, 1808-1815 contains army lists for Napoleon's Grand Armee. Includes National Traits, Allies, Battle, Support, and Reserve choices, and national HQ heroes such as Archduke Charles, Blucher, Bagration, Platov, and Kutuzov. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 UK, NORTH STAR
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1-211813 WELLINGTON'S ARMIES: British Supplement Supplement for the rule set Grand Battles Napoleon covers the British armies. Lists are included for: Great Britain, Spain, Portugal, KGL, Hanover, Brunswick, Nassau, Dutch/ Netherland, and Emigre. Bonus: A recipe for Beef Wellington. 1 vol, 148 pgs 2016 UK, NORTH STAR
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1-212171 DEUS VULT: Burn & Loot - Wrath of the Northmen This is the first supplement for Burn & Loot, the historical miniatures wargaming rule system for Medieval Era. Northman covers the early medieval period in western and northern Europe (a period roughly from 650AD until 1070AD). You will need a copy of the Burn & Loot wargame rules to use this supplement and its Army Lists.

In this book you will find a brief history of the Viking, a comprehensive map showing all the Viking's raid, the rules you need to field your new Armies, plus new Scenarios and rules for a Campaign in the Viking period. Also includes new Traits and Reactions related to the Dark Ages, including Vikings. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, FIREFORGE
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1-212181 CONGO: Mungo Mah Lobeh (The Throne of Thunder) Congo Mary: The Throne of Thunder is a complete campaign for Congo, Adventures in the Heart of Africa. Congo Mary recounts one of the heroic journeys of British explorer Mary Kingsley. It culminates with her ascension of Mount Camaroon - also known as the Throne of Thunder.

Note. You need a copy of Congo to play this supplement.

The campaign is made up of a series of adventures, linked together by an ongoing story-line and by special rules that allow players to develop and hopefully flourish as the plot unfolds. This campaign has been written specifically for two players, each one stepping into the shoes of one of the two protagonists of this perilous quest: British explorer Mary Kingsley and Uguwa a powerful sorcerer.

After facing up to the challenge of six new adventures (six new scenarios) you will face off in the finale. Includes:

* Congo Mary book (44 pages long)
* 6 new adventures
* 2 new Dangerous terrain tables
* 2 campaign maps, for the end of the campaign
* A reference sheet with the new characters
* Includes 2 models from Studio Tomahawk, British Explorer Mary Kingsley and Uguah, a powerful sorcerer. While stocks last. Supplied unpainted. 1 vol, 44 pgs 2016 FRANCE, STUDIO TOMAHAWK
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1-212520 BULGE: Watch on the Rhine Sep 1944 - Feb 1945 Two new FOW hard-cover books compile Blood Guts & Glory, Devil's Charge, and Nuts, along with plenty of exciting new Intelligence Briefings for German, US, and British forces in the final stages of the war.

This compilation features both The Battle of the Bulge and The Ardennes Offensive books in a special slip case released in early September 2016; the individual books were available in late September and retailed for $30.00 each.

The Battle of the Bulge brings Flames Of War players into the hard-fought battles along the German border with Belgium, Luxembourg, and France, from the Lorraine campaign, to the Hurtgen Forest, the Battle of the Bulge, and German Operation Nordwind.

You can field the American forces that retook the Lorraine region and pushed the Germans back to their border, or the British that drove through northern France to liberate Belgium.

The Ardennes Offensive provides Flames Of War players with the German forces needed to recreate the battles on the German frontier from September 1944 to February 1945, including Germany's new Panzer Brigades and equipment such as the new StG44 assault rifles. 2 vol, 445 pgs 2016 UK, BATTLEFRONT USA
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1-213002 SWORDPOINT: Classical Armies Classical Armies provides you with all the information you need to field Classical Armies in your games of Swordpoint. The book covers the period 500 BC to 300 AD and contains 59 army lists with many variants. 1 vol, 54 pgs 2017 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-213003 SWORDPOINT: Medieval Armies Classical Armies provides you with all the information you need to build Medieval Armies in your games of Swordpoint. The book covers the period 1066 AD to 1526 AD and contains 48 army lists with many variants. 1 vol, 54 pgs 2017 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-213004 SWORDPOINT: Chariot Armies Ancient Rules Swordpoint Chariot Armies contains 35 army lists for provides Swordpoint armies from the period 3000 BC to 700 BC. You must own Swordpoint to use this book.

Contains the following lists: Sumerian and Akkadian, Old and Middle Kingdom Egyptian, Elam
Minoan & Early Mycenaean, Libyan, Nubian, Harappan Indian, Arab Nomad, Early Assyrian, Early Babylonian, Shang Chinese, Early Eastern Tribes, Old Hittite Kingdom, Hyksos, European Bronze Age, Mitanni, Syrian and Canaanite, Aryan Indian, New Kingdom Egyptian, Hittite Empire, Middle Assyrian, Sea Peoples, Trojan War, Philistine, Dark Age Greece, Israelite, Zhou Chinese, Libyan Egyptian, Cimmerian and Scythian, Urartian, Kushite Egyptian, Later Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, and Saite Egyptian. 1 vol, 54 pgs 2017 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-213005 SWORDPOINT: Charlemagne The first Campaign supplement for the Swordpoint ancient and medieval rule set allows you to refight the campaigns of legendary Frankish King, Charlemagne. Contains three new and five extended army lists plus nine new scenarios. 1 vol, 54 pgs 2018 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-213042 DANISH WARS 1657-1660: Scenario Book Expansion for By Fire and Sword covers new rules, battles, armies, commanders, and more for Danish Wars 1657-1660.

Description of the army of the Kingdom of Denmark and Norway forms the main part of the supplement. The Danes and Norwegians have six skirmish forces, nine regiments, and seven divisions as well as seven historical commanders which makes them one of the most expanded armies in By Fire and Sword.

The book also holds additional materials for Denmark's enemies: the Swedes. These include the elite veterans of Carl X Gustav that attacked Denmark in 1657 as well as their opposite in terms of training and experience -- the Swedish territorial defense forces.

The supplement also includes organizational structures and descriptions of forces of the anti-Swedish alliance: the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (led by the famous Czarniecki's division), Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire and the Netherlands. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 POLAND, BY FIRE AND SWORD
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1-213410 COMRADES IN BATTLE: ACW Skirmish Rules New card-driven rules for American Civil War 1861 - 1865 skirmishing.

Based in our well known game Company Commander with modifications to re-scale the game for more full skirmish actions. For those who regularly play table top wargames, the concept will provide them with a different experience that gives a true flavor of small actions involving just a few men up to a small squad.

For example: a Confederate cavalry raiding party arrive at a small but key railway junction where they tear up the lines and pile the wooden sleepers for burning. The main body move off to the next objective, while a dozen men, under the command of a Sergeant-major, remain behind to ensure the sleepers are beyond use. Suddenly, they hear the approach of footsteps which can only be the enemy. It's too late to dash for freedom so they will have to fight.

Fortunately, the enemy is only a little stronger in numbers than them, so they are hopeful of a good outcome. This is just one scenario that the players' imaginations might come up with. In the rulebook, there are others. 1 vol, 50 pgs 2013 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-213590 TERRA INCOGNITA: Company Level Colonial Miniatures Rules Terra Incognita blends historical events with a fast and fun company level miniatures rules. Re-fight the struggle for conquest and exploration for the Americas or other parts of the world. Company level rules designed for 1510-1870 action battles resolved within 2-3 hours.

Can be used with any scale and no rebasing required. Smallest formation is Company, Section, or Squadron. Extensive treatment for Natives and Skirmish strategy. Combine with the soon to be released Spanish Colonial Campaign Book. Allows for a fast framework to create scenarios and play them out in a sitting. 1 vol, 50 pgs 2017 US, HOPLITE RESEARCH
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1-213600 TRAVEL BATTLE: A Complete Napoleonic Wargame in a Portable Box Contains 160 infantry, 24 cavalry, four guns, 12 crew, and six brigadier figures at an 8mm scale and color-coded in red and blue. There are also two 10-inch square terrain boards with 3D roads, hills, six buildings and walls which can be arranged in any combination for 16 different environments. In addition, the boards are marked with one-inch grid squares to avoid the need for a ruler. Rounding out the package are four dice and a set of rules. 1 vol, 206 pgs 2017 UK, PERRY MINIATURES
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1-214060 FROSTGRAVE: Ulterior Motives This expansion for Frostgrave consists of 40 Ulterior Motive cards, which add variety, depth, and new tactical challenges to wargames in the Frozen City. Each card presents the player with a specific task to accomplish and offers rewards if they succeed. Some of these missions must be revealed to all of the players, others must be kept secret. Will your wizard seek to slay a great demon? Rescue a desperate captive? Bring retribution to an enemy? All wizards seek power, but what are their ulterior motives?

Contains: 42 oversized cards (40 Ulterior Motive cards, 2 cards of rules) 1 vol, 40 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-214560 GREAT HALL BURNING: Viking Age Adventure Allows you to adventure during the Viking Age, the period from the late 8th century to the mid-11th century. You start in command of one warband. If you succeed in battle and in your raids, you can raise your Social Standing and gather more men. As your Fame grows, you rise in rank until someday, you become King. Or you could be.

Great Hall Burning can be played solo, same side with everyone against the game, or head to head against your friends. Play with any figures you already have in any scale, metal, plastic or paper. Play with counters or pen and paper. Play it as a campaign where all your battles are linked together or as a one-off game. Bottom line: Just play it.you'll be glad you did!

* Rules for fighting small Raids to large Stand Up Battles.
* Four Army Lists covering the people of the Viking Age.
* Rules for combat that work just as well for small skirmishes or big battles on the land and sea.
* A complete, but easy to track campaign system to give meaning to your games.
* A variety of pre-generated games.
* A complete Viking Settlement with different characters that allow you the option to play a little RPG-Lite.
* A low bookkeeping system to track how well you are doing.
* Retirement rules to determine how well or badly you ended up after your career has ended.
* All this and much more. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 US, TWO HOUR WARGAMING
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1-215070 TRIBAL: Honour is Everything (Skirmish Rules) Tribal the skirmish combat game in a pre-gunpowder tribal/clan setting. In this book you get: the basic rules; optional rules for missile fire, dirty tricks and honor pools, four scenarios you can play in a variety of tribal settings; in-depth explanation of culture, weapons and combat for Maori, Vikings, Aztecs, and Gladiators; extra rules for Stone-Age, Heian Japanese, and Iroquois.

Firstly, honor is used to drive the narrative of the game. Players are rewarded in honor for the things that they do in the battle. Honor determines who wins Tribal rather than the normal determinants of wargames (killing enemy/taking ground). In turn, honor is a dynamic part of the game -- it can be won and lost during combat, the deeds of combatants can win or lose honor, players can spend honor to do 'dirty tricks' to win combats etc.

Secondly, the game is played with a normal deck of cards. Cards determine movement, unit activation and - most importantly - combat. While cards still have the randomness of the draw from the deck, players can actually be involved in the combat through playing/holding particular cards. Attacking, defending, waiting for an opening, bluffing the opponent - these are all strategies the player can use in a round of Tribal combat. There are plans for future supplements involving Stone-Age cave wars, Modern-Day rioting/Gang warfare, and Polynesian Islanders. 1 vol, 26 pgs 2017 AUSTRALIA, MANA PRESS
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1-215071 PRIMEVAL: Supplement for Tribal Skirmish Rules Primeval goes back to the era of the Dawn of Man, when humanity was first establishing itself across the harsh landscapes of a prehistoric world.

You need a copy of the Tribal core rules to use this product. Primeval contains New Skills, Factions, Scenarios, and The Wild - rules for introducing wild animals in to your games. Also, The Hunt: a four-scenario mini-campaign which sets two tribes against each other. 1 vol, 36 pgs 2017 AUSTRALIA, MANA PRESS
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1-215130 SAVAGE CORE - 28mm pulp skirmish rules 28mm pulp skirmish rules for battles beneath the surface of the Earth. A5 book pages - 5.8 x 8.3 (inches). 87 pages. full colour, tables, artwork and lore with charts and online support. For 2+ players, miniatures and dice not included. Savage Core is a fast play, competitive set of skirmish rules set in a primal land of savage warfare where clans battle for survival. Mature readers only, mature themes of primitive warfare. 1 vol, 87 pgs 2017 UK, LUCID EYE PUBLICATIONS
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1-215510 MAXIMILLIAN 1934: Pulp Action Road Rage Rules Maximillian 1934 is a tabletop vehicle combat game set in a dystopian 1930s world. Players battle with heavily armed cars and bikes amid the roar of engines powered by alcohol and aviation fuel. Power-slide and corner your way around the table and/or terrain by using a special cornering template. Driving skill, the size and handling of a vehicle, and vehicle's speed influence success or failure in a turn or maneuver.

Emerging from the heat shimmer they come in a roar of sound and fury, the nomad brigands and road pilots. Chrome, dust and rust in your rearview mirror are the first harbingers of impending doom. Then the incessant chatter of twin Vickers fills your ears and your auto begins to disintegrate around you. It's the Dirty Thirties and you're having a bad day... Pray Maximilian is out there somewhere! 1 vol, 54 pgs 2017 AUSTRALIA, MANA PRESS
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1-216050 LORDS & SERVANTS: Medieval Skirmish Rules Refight patrol clashes to small battles in the dark age and medieval era using 80 to 100 figures per side. Choose from three formats: Small, Medium, and Large. This book includes 10 generic scenarios suitable for all periods and a point system to allow you to customize your units. Quick reference sheets, Action Points counters, and markers included. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 ITALY, DADI & PIOMBO
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1-216070 'NAM: The Vietnam War Miniatures Game Vietnam. In a small corner of the world, one of the most bloody wars to be fought occurred in this small county in Southeast Asia. Traditionally framed as a war of small skirmishes, long patrols, and guerilla ambushes, there is a lot more that happened, including full-scale offensives and pitched battles.

The US and its allies have all the advantages of mobility and firepower. The ubiquitous Huey helicopter has become a symbol of the war itself as it carries troops into battle and unloads rockets on the enemy. Heavily armed flotillas sail up the windy Mekong Delta. Heavy tanks and M113 'tracks' bash their way through the jungle searching for enemy strong points, and resolute 'grunts' hold firebases against fierce enemy assaults.

Meanwhile, the Nationalists have all the advantages of the home team. They fight as guerillas, choosing the time and place of major operations or surprise attacks and appearing from nowhere to ambush enemy hunting them. When the time is right, they even commit their tanks, armored personnel carriers, and seasoned troops into the fray to achieve total victory.

Groovy '60s soundtrack not included. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 UK, BATTLEFRONT MINIATURES
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1-216090 SAGA: 2nd Edition - Rules Only This is the 2nd edition of the popular skirmish game and contains only the rules -- army lists are contained in separate supplements. System can cover any heroic age, whether they are historical, mythological, or imaginary from the minds of writers.

Players control a warband, made of thirty or so figures, chosen from among the available SAGA factions. Each warband uses a specific Battle Board and SAGA dice which grant them particular abilities in battle.

This book contains SAGA's simple and innovative basic rules. They are easy to learn and illustrated with numerous examples. they apply to all the universes you might explore. These rules are the fruit of years of development and the contributions of a large community that plays SAGA around the globe. 1 vol, 24 pgs 2018 UK, STUDIO TOMAHAWK
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1-216091 SAGA AGE OF VIKINGS: Saga Supplement for 2nd edition Saga The attack on the monastery of Lindisfarne in 793 marked the beginning of the story of the Vikings -- also known as the Northmen, Sea Wolves, and Scourge of the Faithful. Soon, pillaging and looting transformed into the armies of the powerful Scandinavian kingdoms that descended upon Europe -- conquering countries, ransoming kings, and founding colonies.

SAGA Age of Vikings covers Europe from the emergence of the Norse kingdoms to the Battle of Hastings with 12 factions covering all four corners of Europe during this period, each with its own Battle Board, history, legendary units and special rules. Also includes rules for mercenary units and an appendix on Relics & Artifacts.

You will need a copy of the SAGA Rulebook to use this universe/supplement. This book comes with 12 Battle Boards which may not be sold separately.

Factions covered are: Anglo-Saxons, Welsh (including Strathclyde), Normans (including the Bretons), Vikings, Anglo-Danes, Last Romans (Byzantines), Norse-Gaels, Irish, Pagan Rus, Scots, Carolingians, and Jomsvikings. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, STUDIO TOMAHAWK
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1-216092 SAGA: Age of Crusades for 2nd Edition Saga This is a SAGA supplement covering the wars of faith fought in the West and the East from the First Crusade to the Mongol invasions. Includes 12 factions, each one with its own Battle Board, legendary unit, heroes, and special rules. Also contains auxiliary units to recruit, and a variant on the standard game which transforms your game into a battle of faith. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, STUDIO TOMAHAWK
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1-216290 AVANTI: ITALIAN MID-WAR: Flames of War WWII Supplement The Italians learned about modern warfare the hard way in 1940. Now they are back, showing the world what the Italian soldier can do. Tough, determined, skilled, and aggressive veterans, the Italians broke through the British Gazala Line to save the trapped German Afrika Korps, held the line at El Alamein, and opened the way at Kasserine Pass, before holding up the American offensive at El Guettar. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, BATTLEFRONT USA
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1-216980 WHAT A TANKER: WWII Tank Combat Rules Game of WWII tank combat which focusses on the players taking command of one (or more) tanks and fighting their way through the battlefields of WWII.

The emphasis of the game sees tank crews gain experience and, as a consequence of achieving successful kills against enemy tanks, advance up the career ladder. Crews can progress to command a succession of the iconic armored vehicles of WWII or may choose to remain as an Ace in one AFV. With experience comes the ability to better influence the battle and gain an edge over your opponents, but remember, even the greatest Ace can be brought down by a lucky shot from a raw crew. As well as hunting down your foe, you must protect your experienced crew as a valuable asset in war.

The rules are 72-full color pages in total, including scenarios and full lists for France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, the Soviet Union and the United States. The great campaign system allows you to progress your tank crew to the illusive Ace status and through a series of iconic tanks of WWII. 1 vol, 72 pgs 2018 UK, TOO FAT LARDIES
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1-216980B WHAT A TANKER: WWII Tank Combat Rules with Markers Rules includes plastic markers.

Game of WWII tank combat which focusses on the players taking command of one (or more) tanks and fighting their way through the battlefields of WWII.

The emphasis of the game sees tank crews gain experience and, as a consequence of achieving successful kills against enemy tanks, advance up the career ladder. Crews can progress to command a succession of the iconic armored vehicles of WWII or may choose to remain as an Ace in one AFV. With experience comes the ability to better influence the battle and gain an edge over your opponents, but remember, even the greatest Ace can be brought down by a lucky shot from a raw crew. As well as hunting down your foe, you must protect your experienced crew as a valuable asset in war.

The rules are 72-full color pages in total, including scenarios and full lists for France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, the Soviet Union and the United States. The great campaign system allows you to progress your tank crew to the illusive Ace status and through a series of iconic tanks of WWII. 1 vol, 72 pgs 2018 UK, TOO FAT LARDIES
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1-217010 1914: Rules and Card Deck 1914 shares some mechanisms with our WWII game, Iron Cross. The battalion is the core tactical element in the game, in a formation that is roughly the size of a British brigade, in an action/reaction system. Players act as the overall commander for the battle, developing and coordinating a plan for the achievement of operational objectives, and entrusting individual battalions to execute those plans. 1 vol, 40 pgs 2018 UK, GREAT ESCAPE GAMES
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1-211721 Ayres, Nick 3RD GENERATION WARFARE: Cold War Data Book Supplement 3rd Generation Warfare is a set of Modern Wargaming rules for Combined Arms Conflict. This first data book covers the Cold war. With army lists and hundreds of vehicle stats for all the NATO members and the Soviet Union. 1 vol, 241 pgs 2015 UK, SILVER BULLET PRODUCTION
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1-213900 Brown, David GENERAL d'ARMEE: Rules for Age of Napoleon First, General d'Armee has no set figure scale as mentioned above, so players will find it easier to field the battalions and regiments required, as they can suit the figure scale to their armies.

Secondly, General d'Armee has a command and control system that concentrates on taskings and actions for brigades as well as certain brigade orders. Thus you can order your artillery to 'redouble their efforts' in order to overwhelm the enemy line, likewise you can do similar with skirmishers before sending in an infantry or cavalry assault. This has the added bonus it that can create those distinct bombardment/skirmish/assault phases of Napoleonic warfare during the game. Combined with this there is also your dollop of friction, as players cannot guarantee that their brigades will act as desired every turn.

Although General d'Armee has battalions as its tactical units, the focus is actually far more on brigades being committed into action with brigade outcomes. Thus you can see brigade attacks of three or four units and defending as a whole brigade, rather than individual units, (although this is also recreated). Therefore entire brigades can be committed and can be successful or defeated.

Firing for all troops types is particularly streamlined and simple to run through, with just negative modifiers thus making it far easier for players to apply. Positive modifiers are achieved by simply adding casualty dice, which hit on a straightforward score of 4, 5, or 6. In addition to this there is no figure removal, the rules represent battlefield attrition and as you move through the casualty levels a units overall battle performance will decline in across the board in firing, charge combat, melee and morale.

Finally there's no morale phase, which I found always slowed and interrupted the gaming process. Morale is either dealt with immediately upon the morale's situation arising, while all recovery and rally aspects are dealt with entirely through the command phase and brigade command rolls. (Players of Pickett's Charge will know exactly how this works.).

All this combines into a very different type of game that moves along quickly, thus is able to cater for quite large games, anything from divisional actions right through to large multi-corps battles for those day long or even weekend long games! 1 vol, 106 pgs 2017 UK, TOO FAT LARDIES
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1-215910 Burman, Robert KOBOLDS & COBBLESTONES: Fantasy Gang Rumbles Skirmish wargame for rumbles between gangs in the city of Ordinsport's seedy underbelly. Players hire gangs of criminals, thugs, and enforcers from a number of classic Fantasy races, and attempt to take control of the underworld and establish themselves as the city's kingpins. Playing card-based mechanics and a cunning bribery element keep players on their toes, as a one-sided battle can turn around in a flash. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-196809D Bushel, Alexandre SAGA DICE: Teutonic Dice set Each set contains eight of the same, faction specific, die. Unlike some other special dice, these SAGA dice have symbols on EACH side (no 'pips'). 1 vol, 8 pgs 2018 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-196810D Bushel, Alexandre SAGA DICE: Saga Eastern Dice 8 SAGA Dice for use with the Pagan Peoples, Eastern Princes, and the Mongol Battle Boards in SAGA Age of Crusades. 1 vol, 8 pgs 2018 UK, GRIPPING BEAST
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1-214620 Calder, Kevin BONNIE BLUE FLAG: Fast Play ACW Rules Fast play rules, extensively tried and tested by League of Gentlemen Wargamers, whose ranks contain not a few wargaming authors. Any scale of figures, no need for re-basing. As a rough guide, three to five 28mm figures per base, with six bases per infantry regiment. Works with most base sizes. A typical game involving a four Regiment strong Infantry brigade with a battery of guns attached can be easily accommodated on a 6x4 table and can be played to a conclusion in around two hours. Works on an attrition points system represented by small marker dice so figures are not removed. Includes full color pictures and artwork by Bob Marion throughout. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-215240 Chandler, John and Curry, John JOHN CANDLER'S (1964) MINIATURE WARGAMES: Napoleonic Wargaming du Temps de Napoleon Around the time Donald Featherstone published War Games in 1962, the book that was key in launching modern hobby wargames, others were publishing comprehensive sets of rules. This example by John Candler was published in the United States in 1964 and was one of the better known.

The original rules were published in a green ring binder, with 123 pages of detailed rules for a Napoleonic land and sea wargame. They covered all aspects necessary to play a detailed Napoleonic wargame on the tabletop. They were more complex than Featherstone's rules, but lacked the literary charm of the former. They are published by the History of Wargaming Project in order to preserve an example of early wargaming rules from the dawn of modern wargaming. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-215320 Cordery, Bob THE PORTABLE WARGAME: Simple Wargame Rules The Portable Wargame has been developed over the past ten years to meet the needs of wargamers who want a fast, easy to learn, simple to use set of wargames rules that don't require the player to purchase and paint a large collection of figures and that can be staged on a small dinner table, a large coffee table, or something even smaller. The rules are designed to be used with a gridded tabletop made up of squares or hexes. 1 vol, 108 pgs 2017 UK, EGLINTON BOOKS
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1-216650 Coulter, Joanthan HISTORICAL BATTLELINES: Core Rules A regimental and battalion level rules system covering all horse and shot wars between 1600 thru late 1800's, including Napoleonic, American Civil War, English Civil War, and 7 Year War, with flexible basing system, there is no need to re-base figures from existing collections.

Based on American Battlelines rule system, a unit's effectiveness is based upon three criteria: Morale, Disorder, and Ammunition Levels and mirrors the unpredictability found on the field of battle and also includes representative examples of troop and weapon statistics for several periods of conflicts. Includes rules for command and control, morale, artillery (including counter battery), structures and fortifications, cavalry, skirmishing, unusual weapons, and more. 1 vol, 72 pgs 2018 US, OLD DOMINIO GAMEWORKS
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1-215870 Curry, John and Getz, Jim DUKE SEIFRIED: And the Development of American Miniature Wargaming It is impossible to discuss the development of early American miniature wargaming without discussing Duke and the many people he collaborated with over the years. Uncle Duke is one of those larger than life characters who helped develop miniature wargaming in the United States. The Jack Scruby Award (1995) summarized him as an American original, an entrepreneur, business man, master sculptor, designer, and painter, a rule writer, publisher, and historian, a master showman, salesman, and advocate. He was also a good friend of Donald Featherstone.

The book includes: The Jack Scruby Award 1995 citation; The MWAN tribute of 1989 by Hal Thinglum; Early memories of American miniature wargaming and reflections by Duke and his lifelong friend Jim Getz; Many previously unpublished photographs of early games;

The book also includes two complete key sets of rules that were a huge influence on American wargaming: Melee (1960) by Duke; and Napoleonique: A Miniature Wargame Strategic -- Tactical Maneuver in the Napoleonic Era (1979) Written by Jim Getz with the assistance of Duke Seifried. 1 vol, 119 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-214660 Curtis, Steve and Blake, Mike THE OLD WEST SKIRMISH WARGAMES: Wargaming Western Gunfights Reprint of classic rules that launched American Wild West skirmish wargaming -- from stage coach and bank robberies to US cavalry actions to recreations of gunfights from the pages of history -- in the UK and the North America and were played in most wargaming clubs on a regular basis. This edition includes many previously unpublished chapters.

Chapters include: Movement, Orders, Terrain, Weapon effects, and Hand-to-hand fighting. Optional rules include Machine guns, artillery, fire, explosions, saloon brawls, Indians, 'Iron Horse' (trains), frontier towns, and solo games. Also included: Various scenarios and campaigns, narrative campaigns, and Indian buffalo hunting game. 1 vol, 226 pgs 2017 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-213430 Dennis, Peter WARGAME THE ROMAN INVASION: AD 43-84 In the Battle for Britain series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis breathes life back into the 19th century paper soldier, supplying all the artwork needed to create the armies which struggled for supremacy through our island history. Here, the Legions of Rome and the fierce Celtic inhabitants of Britannia can clash again using simple rules from veteran wargamer Andy Callan.

This source book shows you how to copy and make any number of colorful and durable stands of troops using traditional skills with glue and scissors. To play the game you will need a tabletop playing surface, a tape measure, and a handful of dice. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-213440 Dennis, Peter WARGAME THE SPANISH ARMADA 1588 In this title in the Battle for Britain series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis takes the battle out to sea, supplying all the artwork needed to create the navies which clashed in the English channel at a moment of supreme danger for the realm. Artwork is also supplied for a printable squared sea surface, coastline and islands. Here, the galleons, Nao and galleasses of the Spanish invader can clash again with the sea dogs of Elizabeth I using simple rules from veteran wargamer Andy Callan.

This source book shows you how to copy and make any number of simple and colorful ship cut-out models using traditional skills with glue and scissors. To play the game you will need a tabletop playing surface and a handful of dice. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-215250 Dennis, Peter THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR: Battle in America In the 'Battle in America' series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis breathes life back into the 19th century paper soldier, supplying all the artwork needed to create the armies which struggled for Liberty across the states of the colonial new world. Here Washington's army can clash again with the redcoats of the King, using the included simple rules. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-215260 Dennis, Peter THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: Battle in America In the 'Battle in America' series, well-known historical illustrator Peter Dennis breathes life back into the 19th century paper soldier, supplying all the artwork needed to create the armies which fought for and against the Union across the United States. Here the blue and the gray regiments can clash again, using the included simple rules. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-216770 Dennis, Peter WARGAME: CASTLE ASSAULT: Sieges and Battles Edward I to Bannockburn The Scottish and Welsh wars of Edward the first and second up to the Battle of Bannockburn, with knights, Scots schiltrons, and wild Welsh archers fighting again for freedom. Featuring an extensive castle model with a siege assault force and a siege game included in the rules. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-216780 Dennis, Peter WARGAME: THE JACOBITE '45 Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites try again to restore the Stuart monarchy and overthrow the redcoat army of the Hanoverian King. Highlanders, lowlanders and all the panoply of the British army can take to the field once more in this, the final title of the series. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-214723 Dewitt, Brian BATTLES ABOVE VOLUME 3: World War Two Pacific War Scenarios for 'Check Your 6' The 3rd WWII book and 5th overall from Brian DeWitt. Over 70 scenarios running from Dec 7, 1941 (Philippines) to July 1945. Stats for new planes included. Scenarios range from small to large 'bring the gang over.' 1 vol, 86 pgs 2017 US, I-94 ENTERPRISES
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1-205982 Elliot, Ged IN THE GRANDEST MANNER COMPANION: Fighting the Russians Before Russia 1805 - 1807 Austerlitz, Eylau and Friedland A Companion to In the Grandest Manner, but compatible with any Napoleonic rules system.

This publication is the second accompaniment to the planned series of 'Companions' to both support and supplement the rules, In The Grandest Manner, with themed scenarios that are developed and played at The Situation Room. To make use of this latest accompaniment to the Companion series, you do not require any specific set of rules, although they are written with the rules mentioned above in mind.

As with the previous Companion, time is spent on exploring the intricacies of the rules which the Companions support. In this edition, the focus is the section that governs Orders and Command & Control. In-depth analysis pertains to Skirmishers and how they are used in the battles.

Scenarios are based on main battles that involved the Russians prior to 1812. The battles covered are Austerlitz, Eylau, and Friedland. Austerlitz is somewhat unusual, it was split into two separate battles because of its overall size, the northern and southern fronts. Each scenario has a map, full OB and any special rules. Typical dispositions, from the games played here, are also used to illustrate the scenarios. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-213610 Faust, Robert and Davies, Andrew SCRAPPERS: Post-Apocalyptic Skirmish Wargames More than 150 years have passed since the apocalypse that nearly destroyed the Earth. Today, the planet is a torn remnant of its former glory, ravaged by nuclear fallout and mutagens. New lifeforms - Mutants and Synthetics - challenge True Humanity for dominance, while warring factions compete for survival and supremacy, and all must carve out their place in this brutal landscape, or else perish as billions before them.

Scrappers is skirmish miniatures game set in the wastelands, where players assemble Scrapper Crews and send them out to scavenge scraps of Ancient technology and battle rival factions. Explorers, cultists and raiders clash with mutated creatures, robotic soldiers and embittered True Humans in this wargame of salvage and survival in the ruins of the future. 1 vol, 152 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-210993 Flaherty, C. NAPOLEONIC: Napoleonic Balloon Warfare Introducing Volume Three of Supplementary Wargaming Rules, with 25-28mm scale miniature figures and models. Covers scenarios such as balloon attacks and parachute landings, as an alternative history of Napoleon's invasion of England.

A history of the French revolution balloon unit, with wargaming rules; that is also applicable to the American civil war balloon units. An additional set of alternative history wargaming rules and scenarios based on actual plans, that never got-off the ground so to speak are also part of this new book.

This volume contains a general overview of the history of military ballooning during the revolutionary and later Napoleonic wars; and descriptions of the balloons used, and their operations.

Using both historical events and scenarios based on alternative and fictional history, these supplementary rules have been written to develop a range of possible wargaming scenarios, with historical backgrounds as examples, and some rules based on these events. These are intended to include within larger games, or as small role-plays. 1 vol, 72 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-215480 Flint, Lance YANKEE PEAS AND CRACKERS! Wargames Rules for the American War of Independence Fast play rules with the battalion featuring as the basic unit. All figure scales and basing styles are catered for, using the ubiquitous Base Width system. Emphasis is placed on both troop quality and tactical order within this essentially linear period of warfare that helps to generate the subtle but key differences in fighting styles.

A unique system of Fighting Factors linked with Temporary Disorder creates the need for tactical decisions so specific to this theater of war. For 6mm, 10mm, 15mm, 25mm and 28mm scales. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 UK, KOH GAMES
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1-84144 Gill, L.L. and Norm Harms GENERAL QUARTERS: Defending The Malay Barrier (Loose Leaf) Defending the Malay Barrier, The ABDA Campaign is a historical naval campaign of the first months of World War II in the Pacific, specifically in the area of the Southern Philippines and Netherlands East Indies (NEI). It is based on the General Quarters Third Edition (GQ 3.3) Decisions at Sea campaign system introduced in Old Dominion Game Work's (ODGW's) The Solomons Campaign (TSC) and Sudden Storm: The Japanese American Naval War of 1937.

While designed for GQ 3.3, it can be used with any World War II naval miniatures rules. In cases where direct references to GQ 3.3 are made, players using other rules will need to translate those references to the other rule system being employed.

* Recreate the 1941 - 1942 Japanese campaign for the conquest and the Allied ABDA Command's defense of the Malay Barrier
* Accurate Orders of Battle adaptable to any naval game system
* Mapless search method that requires no plotting
* Tactical battles generated by unique decision tree method
* Maximum replayability provides new challenges every time
* Options for Force Z, Dutch Battlecruisers and more 1 vol, 72 pgs 2018 US, OLD DOMINION GAMEWORKS
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1-215270 Goddard, Martin SPANISH CIVIL WAR: Bayonet and Ideology This is a set of rules specifically written for the Spanish Civil War, rather than an add-on to some other period. SCW is unique in many aspects, rather than WWII with less Tigers. Hence, this specialist set of rules. The rules are replete with company build lists, victory criteria, and war and battle sketch outline.

This game uses a square grid in the same manner as PBI. This means a square is either building, partial cover or not. By using squares it is clearer to the player what scenery the men are in, without fussing over trivial non important detail. Thus infantry can move into the farm(proper platoon commander's order) without being told to make sure you are behind the wall and facing the enemy MG(waste of time game mechanism). 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 UK. PETER PIG
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1-216640 Gordon, Jamie OUTREMER: FAITH AND BLOOD: Skirmish Wargames in the Crusades A 28mm skirmish wargame featuring small groups of warriors fighting in Outremer during the Crusades. While suitable for one-off skirmish encounters the focus of the game is a structured and progressive campaign setting in which they are able to watch their force grow and develop over a series of scenarios and encounters from a small party of five or so soldiers into a powerful warband a score strong.

Character development is key, and a wide range of troop options and factions allows a high degree of individuality and personalization. Players will also be able to recruit mercenaries and agents such as Hashashin and Varangian survivors to bolster their forces -- potent but expensive additions that will add a distinct flavor to each encounter. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-88298 Granillo, Manny THUNDERSTRUCK: Scenario Book -- Battle Scenarios Volume 8 for Panzer Korps Panzer Korps Battle Scenarios Volume VIII is the eighth in a series of scenario books designed specifically for the Panzer Korps WWII rules system. Twelve ready-to-play scenarios featuring the Russian Front, with maps and Force Groups.

* Battle for the Uryv Bridgehead '43
* Paw of the Tiger: Operation Gypsybaron '44
* Russian Steel Near Kharkov '42
* Kursk Counterstroke: Operation Kutuzov '43
* Escape the Bear Trap: Operation Bagration '44
* Black Wednesday: Spanish Blood Snow '43
* Kursk: Ponyri Station '43
* Blunted at Minsk-Mazovetsky '44
* Red Giants '41
* Slovakian Fast Corps Drives into Russia '41
* The Last Desperate Line: Seelowe Heights '45
* Fulda Gap: Cold War Goes Hot '49 1 vol, 128 pgs 2018 US, HOPLITE RESEARCH
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1-212747 Gray, Bill AGE OF VALOR: Before The Leaves Fall 1914 This is an independent Age of Valor (AOV) expansion mini-module for Age of Eagles II (also known as Napoleonic Fire & Fury) for World War I.

As such AOE II is needed to properly play this game. In most cases all rules changes have been embedded in the Data Charts as well as the charts and tables on the Quick Reference Sheet. All players need to do is use these new specifications or DRMs with the original rules, then play as normal. Changes unique to the World War I period, circa 1914, and the subject of this expansion set, are found within the rules. 1 vol, 44 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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4-80170 Gray, Bill THE AGE OF EAGLES: Napoleonic Fire & Fury - French Language edition 8.5x11-inch spiral bound, Napoleonics rules based on the proven American Civil War rules, army lists, scenarios. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2017 US, AGE OF EAGLES
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1-212161 Hale, Chris KONFLIKT '47: Resurgence The first supplement for the Konflikt '47 Weird World War II wargames rules, this volume presents a range of new material for the game, including:

* New Army List: The Japanese make their presence known on the battlefields of Konflikt '47.
* New Units: Options for troops and technology that can be added to the armies presented in the rulebook.
* Special Characters: Field the best of the best, elite men and women who may single-handedly be the crucial element between victory and defeat.
* New Background: The history of the world of Konflikt '47 is detailed in more depth.
* New Rules: All-new means of waging war, including material previously published online. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-212162 Hale, Chris KONFLIKT '47: Defiance Delving deeper into the weird world of Konflikt '47, this supplement presents a range of new material for the game, including:

* New units: Options for troops and technology that can be added to the armies presented in the rulebook.
* Special characters: Field the best of the best, elite men and women who may single-handedly be the crucial element between victory and defeat.
* New background: The history of the world of Konflikt '47 is detailed in more depth.
* New rules: All-new means of waging war, including material previously published online. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215640 Hall, Simon MORTEM et GLORIAM: Rules for the Ancient/Medieval Covering 2000BC to 1500AD Mortem et Gloriam starter set containing 55 Command Cards, 10 Death Dice, A4 4-ring Binder, 120GSM Colour Rules, 1 x foldable A3 reference sheet (playing the game) and 2 x A4 Quick Reference sheets (Pre Battle Strategy and Set up). Over 500 Army lists are online. 1 vol, 114 pgs 2017 UK, THE WARGAME ZONE
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1-217160 Halsall, Trevor WARLORD ADVANCE GUARD: Super-Fast Action Rules for Ancients & Dark Ages Warfare 3500 BC-1100 AD WARLORD ADVANCE GUARD is an updated and lighter version of the original, highly successful, WARLORD rulebook, and offers even faster play and introduces some further innovations to enhance the game and improve playability. For 1000BC to 1100AD gaming.

* Using figures based as elements - making play quick and straight forward.
* A flexible basing scheme - no need to rebase your troops.
* Readily accessible - cross-referenced though-out.
* Clearly explained - comprehensive Glossary & Index included.
* Simple D6 based mechanisms - swiftly picked-up and easy to use.
* Alternative movement - facilitates really fast play.
* Integral Command Control system - replicates the chain of command.
* Fog of war recreated - the unintended and unexpected happens.
* Fast and furious action - complete a game in 90 minutes of play.
* Genuinely historical feel - you'll know the action is just as it really was.
* Example battle described - takes you blow by blow through the action.
* Ready communication with the Warlord Team - via a Google group forum.
* Accompanying comprehensive Army Lists - nearly 300 lists for the period. 1 vol, 90 pgs 2018 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-214050 Hasenhauer, Richard BRIGADE FIRE & FURY: 2nd Edition of Fire and Fury Fire and Fury remains one of the most popular historical military miniatures wargames in the hobby. This second edition provides a fresh look at American Civil War combat. The basic unit is the brigade of infantry or cavalry.

A number of factors made the original rules unique and popular. They were easy to learn, quick and fun to play, and incorporated just the right amount of historical detail. Battles could be fought to a near-historical or at least plausible conclusion. The rulebook format, groundbreaking for its time, had clearly written rules with lots of diagrams and color photographs. We tried our best to remain faithful to these attributes while making a few improvements.

We cleaned up or redesigned some 'clunky' game mechanics. We also added just a little more historical detail some players liked from the regimental-level game but still was appropriate at brigade-level. We rewrote the rules, added better organization and more clarity, and redesigned and added more diagrams. We then playtested the rules thoroughly, using historical scenarios as a benchmark. We also included at the back of the book a fictional army generator for playing pick-up games.

Includes full-color photos and diagrams, two quick reference sheets, and three historical battle scenarios:

1. Battle of First Bull Run - 21 Jul 1861 - First major battle in the East.
2. First Day Battle of Gettysburg - 1 Jul 1863 - Opening phase.
3. The Battle of Reams Station - 25 Aug 1864 - Late-war Petersburg Campaign.

Historical battles do not always make for an evenly balanced game, so the special scenario rules and victory conditions are sometimes adjusted to give either side a chance for victory.

Note: BRIGADE Fire & Fury (OMM # 214050) should not be confused with REGIMENTAL Fire & Fury (OMM # 192210), both by Rich, but different battle scales. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 US, FIRE AND FURY
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1-214650 Haythornthwaite, Jonathan DRACULA'S AMERICA: Shadows of the West - A Skirmish Wargame It is 1875, and Count Dracula is President of the United States of America.

In the wake of the Civil War, with the country struggling to regain its balance, Dracula seized power. The Count's thralls assassinated President Lincoln and his entire administration in a single night and, in the ensuing chaos, their master made his move. Dominating the Senate, he declared himself President-for-Life, and now rules the Union with fear and an iron fist. His vampiric progeny, the Coven of the Red Hand, infest every strata of society, and enforce Dracula's will with ruthless efficiency.

This is a skirmish game of gothic horror set in an alternate Old West. Secret wars rage across the country -- from bustling boom-towns to the most remote wilderness -- as cults and secret societies fight for power and survival. Players will throw their support behind one of these factions, and will lead a Posse in fast-paced, cinematic battles for dominance and survival. 1 vol, 140 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-214651 Haythornthwaite, Jonathan DRACULA'S AMERICA: Shadows of the West - Hunting Grounds This supplement for Dracula's America contains a host of new rules and material and offers something for every player.

* Two New Factions: The Forsaken, ragged survivors of the 7th Cavalry tormented by a bestial curse, and the Shadow Dragon Tong, crime lords with an agenda as mysterious as the powers wielded by their enforcers.
* The Hunting Grounds: Scenarios and encounters that focus on this mythical realm and the power and threats found within it.
* Territory: Build and develop your headquarters, and exploit the benefits it offers, but beware your enemies taking the fight to your home turf.
* Outlaws, Mercenaries and Bounty Hunters: New campaign options, allowing you to turn to a life of crime, bring in wanted fugitives, or sell your gun to the highest bidder.
* New Monsters: The denizens of the Hunting Grounds, in all their terrifying glory.
* New Hired Guns: There's all kinds of folk willing to sell their skills, and these new Hired Guns offer a range of tactical options... if you can afford them.
* New Gear: Bring a Gatling Gun to a knife fight, or find out why you were always warned about misusing brimstone chalk and vials of ectoplasm.
* New Skills: Riding and Leadership skills give you new combat options and help your posse stay in the fight. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-214652 Haythornthwaite, Jonathan DRACULA'S AMERICA: Shadows of the West - Forbidden Power Since Dracula's rise to power, a shadow has swept across the nation, but nowhere is it darker than in the Deep South. Throughout the plantations, swamps, and cities, rumors abound of grotesque rituals, hooded figures, and bizarre creatures. Most terrifying of all, however, are the whispers of ancient magic -- unspeakable arcane rituals and occult powers that can lead those who wield them towards mystical supremacy. or reduce them to gibbering wrecks.

This new supplement introduces two new factions: the corrupt cultists of the Church of Dagon and the Salem Sisterhood, occult practitioners whose history dates back to the early Colonies. New stealth rules allow for all manner of sneaky and underhanded tactics, while expanded rules for arcane powers offer glory but could cost you your sanity. Alongside these are a host of new scenarios, Hired Guns, monsters, skills, and gear to challenge or assist those who dare venture into the Deep South of Dracula's America. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-216670 Hilton, Barry BENEATH THE LILY BANNERS: The War of Three Kings - 3rd edition THIRD EDITION.

The system covers pike and shot warfare in all western and central European theaters. This third edition of Beneath the Lily Banners (first released in 2009) has refined the game play allowing users to focus on enjoying the spectacle created by miniature gaming one of history's most colorful periods -- between 1660-1721.

Take the field and win the crown of England for your chosen liege Lord. Fight for King James and aided by your French allies, lead the Irish Army to victory against the usurper and his foreign horde. Support King William's claim to the throne and captain an international army of English, Irish, Dutch, Danish and French Huguenot soldiers to wrest the crown from the hands of the tyrant. 1 vol, 184 pgs 2018 UK, LEAGUE OF AUGSBERG
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1-37013 Hopper, Michael assisted by Griner, Terry EAGLES OVER BAVARIA Contains 18 scenarios covering major land battles in Bavaria. Scenarios provide detailed orders of battle and maps for battalion/brigade level rules. The battles cover the main land battles in Bavaria in the early stages of the 1809 campaign.

Scenarios:

* Altdorf
* Reinhausen
* Hausen-Teugn
* Dunzling
* Arnhofen
* Abensburg - center
* Abensburg - south
* Abensburg - north
* Landshut
* Achdorf
* Geisenhausen
* Laichling
* Eggmuhl (south)
* Eggmuhl (north)
* Abbach
* Regensburg
* Neumarkt
* Nittenau 1 vol, 56 pgs 2017 CANADA, MICHAEL HOPPER
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1-37014 Hopper, Michael assisted by Griner, Terry DUEL OF THE PRINCES 1809 Contains 18 scenarios providing detailed orders of battle and maps for battalion/brigade level rules. The battles cover the main land battles fought between the forces of Prince Eugene of Italy and Prince Johann of Austria as their armies move from Italy to Hungary during the early stages of the 1809 campaign.

Scenarios:
* Sacile (south)
* Sacile (north)
* Sacile (grand)
* Volano
* Soave
* Castelcerino
* Piave River (a.m.)
* Piave River (p.m.)
* San Daniele
* Tarvis (1st)
* Tarvis (2nd)
* St Michael
* Klagenfurt
* Karako
* Papa
* Gyirmot
* Raab
* Graz 1 vol, 56 pgs 2017 CANADA, MICHAEL HOPPER
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1-215420 Hutchinson, Mike GASLANDS: Post-Apocalyptic Vehicular Combat Shoot, ram, skid, and loot your way through the ruins of civilization with a tabletop wargame of car-on-car destruction in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Players control small fleets of armed vehicles in battles for resources, dominance, and survival. With rules for multiple vehicle types (from motorbikes to big rigs), varied special weapons and accessories (including oil slicks, caltrops and nitro boosters), and a host of options for scenarios, environmental conditions, crew and campaigns, players can tailor games to match their own visions for an anarchic future. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-77020 Jones, Pete BLITZKRIEG COMMANDER: 3rd Edition Suitable for any scale miniatures, from 2mm to 28mm.
* Simple command system that emphasizes the fog of war.
* Effective mechanism for casualty resolution.
* Flexible figure ratio meaning one base represents a platoon.
* Minimal setup time, simply assemble your forces and play.
* Contains 49 army lists covering all nations and theaters.
* Includes 15 scenarios.
* Suitable for solo, two player, or multi-player games.
* No supplements, everything you need to play WWII games in one book.
* Quick Reference Sheet included 1 vol, 120 pgs 2017 UK, PENDRAKEN MINIATURES
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1-1992911 Kinrade, Warwick BATTLEGROUP: Overlord Supplement - Beyond the Beaches A 136 page softback reprint of the 'Beyond the Beaches' section of the original Overlord campaign supplement

The 'D Day' section of the original Overlord campaign supplement will be re-printed at a future date (there is a significant anniversary coming up.......)

Scenarios and Army lists for: British Armour and Infantry Divisions, American Armour and Infantry Divisions, German Panzer, Infantry and Fallschirmjaeger divisions. All vehicle data for Normandy '44 until the Westwall end of '44
1 vol, 136 pgs 2017 UK, THE PLASTIC SOLDIER COMPANY
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1-199296 Kinrade, Warwick BATTLEGROUP: Tobruk BACKGROUND
A general overview of the early North Africa campaign, from the Italian invasion of Egypt, through the long siege of Tobruk, to Operation Crusader and the Afrika Korps' counterstroke that would bring them to the Gazala Line in early 1942. Also includes background on the invasion of Crete and the Italian campaign in East Africa.

ARMY LISTS
Nine army lists designed to be played with the character of the principal combatants for North Africa and Crete: the Deutsche Afrikakorps, the Italian Ariete armored division, Italian Infantry divisions to face British (and Commonwealth) armored and infantry divisions. Also, the LRDG and Auto Saharan patrols.

For Crete, army lists for the 7th Flieger Division facing the Commonwealth's beleaguered defenders of the island.

Also includes rules for alterations to the army lists to play the battles of the East African campaign.

SPECIAL RULES
New special rules to adapt the core Battlegroup rules to the North African battlefields. Recreating the character of desert fighting, with its dusty conditions, reliance on tank warfare and mobile formations, and the wearing effects of the harsh conditions, all helping to create games with the distinctive feel of the desert war. 1 vol, 190 pgs 2017 UK, THE PLASTIC SOLDIER COMPANY
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1-199297 Kinrade, Warwick BATTLEGROUP: Market Garden Campaign supplement detailing the Market Garden operation. Packed full of historical information and narrative, scenarios and a mini campaign. Includes airborne army lists, amendments, and additions to German army lists. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, THE PLASTIC SOLDIER COMPANY
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1-199298 Kinrade, Warwick BATTLEGROUP: Torch EGYPT, 1942... After defeat at the Battle of Gazala, the British 8th Army has been chased back through the western deserts, fighting a rearguard action to hold the line near a railway halt called El Alamein. Here, the tide of the desert war would turn decisively in the British's favor. At El Alamein Rommel's weary army was repeatedly defeated and forced into a very long retreat to save itself. Meanwhile, American and British troops land on the shores of Morocco and Algeria in Operation Torch, with the plan to cut-off the Germans by capturing Tunisia. A hard seven-month campaign would follow in the final struggle to capture North Africa.

* BACKGROUND A general overview of the later North Africa campaign, from Gazala, through three battles at El Alamein to Operation Torch and the Allies' attack into Tunisia. With British, American and French forces of 1st Army in the north and 8th Army pursuing Rommel's Panzer Armee Afrika to the Mareth Line, and then beyond, in the south. This book covers the desert fighting from May 1942 to May 1943 and the Axis' ultimate surrender in Tunisia.

* ARMY LISTS Nine army lists designed to be played with the character of the principal combatants for North Africa: the veteran Deutsche Afrikakorps for 1942 and Defenders of Tunisia for 1943, Italian armored and infantry divisions to face British (and Commonwealth) armored and infantry divisions. Also, for Tunisia, the first combat operations for the US 1st Armored Division and US infantry divisions, as well as ex-Vichy French 'March' divisions, now turned against their former Axis allies.

* SPECIAL RULES New special rules to adapt the core Battlegroup rules to the later North African battlefields. Recreating the character of desert fighting, with its dusty conditions, reliance on tank warfare and mobile formations, and the wearing effects of the harsh conditions. Also rules for the colder, muddy, difficult hill-country of northern Tunisia, a very different type of battlefield, all helping to create games with the distinctive feel for the end of the 'desert' war. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, THE PLASTIC SOLDIER COMPANY
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1-216430 Lacy, Ben Z-MEN: Scenarios for Aussie SOA in WWII: Miniatures Scenarios Z-Men seeks to chronicle the combat experience of the SOA (Special Operations Australia) in the jungles and on the beaches of New Guinea, Timor Leste, Malaysia, and Indonesia during the struggle against the Japanese from 1942-45.

Although these 10 historical scenarios were play-tested with miniatures rules Final Combat and Micro Melee, they can be enjoyed with most WWII squad to company level rules. 1 vol, 58 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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2-198510 Langan, Steve and Thomson, Cameron SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE: Warfare in the Back of Beyond 1917-1926 - 2nd Edition Since the 1st edition of this rule set in 2012, Setting the East Ablaze has been successfully adapted back to the colonial wars of the late 19th century and as far forward as modern African and the Middle-Eastern conflicts. What is clear from experience is that these rules work perfectly for all 'small wars' from 1914 to the mid-1930s. Based on the intervening years' experience, there are myriad of changes in here, some simplifications, new rules, and an overall general refinement aimed at making them play even better. We have even added some army guidelines!

The period from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the reestablishment of a 'central' government in Russia by about 1926 offers wargamers a hugely attractive and diverse backdrop in which to game. Armies from all the worlds major powers intervened at one time or another in Russia and the neighboring states of central Asia. Some of them, such as the French intervention in the Ukraine in 1919, were on a major scale. Others were much more along the lines of 'small wars' expeditionary forces of the previous century.

Independent states sprang up, grew strong and were destroyed in the maelstrom that followed the Bolshevik seizure of power. It really was a time of 'Beasts, Men and Gods' to quote the title of Ferdinand Ossendowski's colorful book on one of the periods more dreadful characters, Baron Ungern Von Sternberg. Conflict engulfed a huge area, from the Oder River on the German/Polish border to China and the Far East. Some of these conflicts, such as the Civil War in China, predated the Bolshevik revolution.

All of this offers endlessly interesting scenarios and armies for the creative gamer. The predominant style of warfare was open and mobile. You therefore get to play with all the toys of the first quarter of the 20th century, with none of the tedium of trench warfare. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-217240 Legrand, Thierry 1812: The Left Wing of the Grand Armee -- Scenarios Scenario book offers battles of the French invasion of Russia in 1812 by the left wing of the Grand Armee. Each scenario contains short history, color map with starting positions, and detailed OOBs with manpower numbers (not just number of bttns/sqdrns) for each infantry, cavalry, and gun formation. Front section contains quality type for each troop type, their fire combat rating and also quality ratings for senior commanders (Inspirational to Indifferent) while rear page offers weapon ranges and movement for each type of troop.

Book is for Carnage & Glory, but can be adapted to any Napoleonic rules system. Wirebound binding so booklet lays flat.

Scenarios:

Jakubowo-Kliastitzy (July 30-31, 1812)
Oboiarscine (August 1, 1812)
Golovichitsa (August 1, 1812)
Swolna (August 11, 1812)
Polotsk: Day 1 (August 17, 1812)
Polotsk: Day 2 (August 18, 1812)
Polotsk II: Right Bank of Polota (October 18, 1812)
Polotsk II: Left Bank of Polota (October 18, 1812)
Bononia (October 20, 1812)
Czarnicki (October 31, 1812)
Smoliany (November 14, 1812) 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-210191 Lewis, Mark SWORD AND SPEAR FANTASY: Rules This fantasy ruleset is based on the Sword & Spear ancient and medieval wargames rules which are designed for playing out large battles of the period from about 3000BC to 1500AD. They are an evolution of that ruleset, with rules added to cover all of the required fantasy elements, but at its heart it is the same core mechanisms. Therefore, it has a basis in reality, and should be expected to give realistic outcomes, or at least outcomes that seem reasonable compared to actual historical battles and the fantasy battles of literature and film.

This should be a game that players can pick up and play with relative ease. The turn structure is unusual compared to many other games, but once the activation mechanics are understood it is soon picked up. When a unit is activated it does all of its actions for the turn, so there is not the usual turn sequence of move units, missile shooting, melee combat that you get in many other games. Movement and combat mechanics have been kept simple so that the focus of the game is on command and control. After a game or two it can be played with only the occasional reference to the rulebook, and as there are no tables of dice roll modifiers, an experienced player will hardly ever even need to refer to the quick reference sheet. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, NORTH STAR
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1-43637 Love, Mike GENERAL de BRIGADE:Scenarios V7 - Shadows Over the Empire Volume 7 comprises 11 battle scenarios from the 1813 campaign. All are designed for use with any Napoleonic set of rules, though recommended for General de Brigade. Each scenario provides players with terrain maps, troop deployments, objectives and orders of battle. The scenarios can be played in chronological order as per the real campaign.

* Kalisch: Defend the Bridges
* Mockern: Keep the Roads Open
* Konigswartha: Italians Under Fire
* Weissig: The Cohorts of French National Guard
* Reichenbach: Break that Line
* Goldberg: Rush for the Hills
* Blankenfelde: Prendiamo la citta (Let's Take the Town)
* Gross-Beeren: To Berlin
* Thiessen: The Crossroad
* Wartemburg: Bloody Terrain
* Lindenau (Lipsia): The Western Sector 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-208944 McCullough, Joseph FROSTGRAVE: The Frostgrave Folio The Frostgrave Folio is the complete collection of all previously released Frostgrave mini-ebook supplements in one printed volume. This includes Hunt for the Golem, a three-scenario campaign in which the warbands hunt down a rogue golem; Sellsword, which introduces rules for experience-gaining captains to help lead warbands; Dark Alchemy, which expands the rules for potions and potion brewing; and Arcane Locations which gives additional options for bases and base upgrades.

The book also includes a completely new mini-supplement, The Ravages of Time. Collecting nearly two years' worth of Frostgrave material, this collection is a necessary addition to any wizard's library. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215140 Mccullough, Joseph FROSTGRAVE: Ghost Archipelago The Ghost Archipelago has returned. A vast island chain, covered in the ruins of ancient civilizations, the Archipelago appears every few centuries, far out in the southern ocean. At such times, pirates, adventurers, wizards, and legendary heroes all descend upon the islands in the hopes of finding lost treasures and powerful artefacts. A few, drawn by the blood of their ancestors, search for the fabled Crystal Pool, whose waters grant abilities far beyond those of normal men. It is only the bravest, however, who venture into the islands, for they are filled with numerous deadly threats. Cannibal tribes, sorcerous snake-men, and poisonous water-beasts all inhabit the island ruins, guarding their treasure hordes and setting traps for the unwary.

In this new wargame, set in the world of Frostgrave, players take on the role of Heritors, mighty warriors whose ancestors drank from the Crystal Pool. These Heritors lead their small, handpicked teams of spellcasters, rogues, and treasure hunters into the ever-shifting labyrinth of the Ghost Archipelago. Using the same rules system as Frostgrave, this standalone wargame focuses on heroes who draw on the power in their blood to perform nigh-impossible feats of strength and agility. This game also includes 30 spells drawn from five schools of magic, a host of soldier types, challenging scenarios, treasure tables, and a full bestiary of the most common creatures that inhabit the Lost Isles.
1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215141 Mccullough, Joseph FROSTGRAVE: Ghost Archipelago - Tales of the Lost Isles The Ghost Archipelago has returned. A vast island chain, covered in the ruins of ancient and otherworldly civilizations, the Archipelago appears every few centuries, far out in the southern ocean. At such times, pirates, adventurers, wizards, and legendary heroes all descend upon the islands in the hopes of finding lost treasures and powerful artefacts.

A few, drawn by the blood of their ancestors, search for the fabled Crystal Pool, whose waters grant abilities far beyond those of normal men. It is only the bravest, however, who venture into the islands, for they are filled with numerous deadly threats. Cannibal tribes, sorcerous serpent-men, and poisonous water-beasts all inhabit the island ruins, guarding their treasure hordes and setting traps for the unwary. This book of fiction collects all-new stories set in the Ghost Archipelago. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215142 Mccullough, Joseph FROSTGRAVE: Ghost Archipelago - Lost Colossus The Ghost Archipelago has returned. A vast island chain, covered in the ruins of ancient and otherworldly civilizations, the Archipelago appears every few centuries, far out in the southern ocean. At such times, pirates, adventurers, wizards, and legendary heroes all descend upon the islands in the hopes of finding lost treasures and powerful artifacts.

A few, drawn by the blood of their ancestors, search for the fabled Crystal Pool, whose waters grant abilities far beyond those of normal men. It is only the bravest, however, who venture into the islands, for they are filled with numerous deadly threats. Cannibal tribes, sorcerous serpent-men, and poisonous water-beasts all inhabit the island ruins, guarding their treasure hordes and setting traps for the unwary. This book of fiction collects all-new stories set in the Ghost Archipelago. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-214900 Mersey, Daniel A WARGAMER'S GUIDE TO THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRE Covers the Roman period from 27BC to AD284 from a wargamer's perspective of the many conflicts and offers advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table.

Advice is given on factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and capture the flavor of the period. The relevant ranges of figures and terrain pieces and buildings are also reviewed. Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and there are interesting scenarios included. 1 vol, 136 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-216990 Miller, Simon FOR KING AND PARLIAMENT: English Civil War The rules enable two or more players to fight ECW battles on a tabletop to a conclusion usually in two hours or less. Includes 78 pages of rules including army lists, diagrams, and numerous images of beautifully painted wargames figures and battles. It is printed on 130 GSM paper, with stiff card covers, and wire-bound so that it will lie flat on the table. 1 vol, 78 pgs 2018 UK, BIG RED BAT VENTURES
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1-213470 Murton, Charles GOTHIC: In Her Majesty's Name This is the third In Her Majesty's Name supplement -- to go along with Daisho and Blood Eagle -- produced by The Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare.

Includes new weapons, equipment, talents, powers, creatures both normal and supernatural, and a host of new companies to fight or encourage the darkness that threatens to engulf the Old World.

You will meet old enemies such as Vlad Tepes, Prince of Wallachia, and his nemesis Abraham van Helsing. Play the brave men of the Imperial Nightwatch as they test their modern might against the terrifying vampire minions of the immortal Countess Bathory. Rouse the Village mob to drive out Baron Viktor von Frankenstein and his abominations. Tread the corridors of power as a member of the Illuminati or, join the Gypsies to hunt Werewolves under the full moon. Witness Sampson Caine and the Nuns of the Order of the Bringer of Salvation defend the innocent from the predations of the Dread Monks of Sucevita. Unleash the Unborn upon the terrible White Slavers. You can also upgrade and test your existing IHMN companies against these many terrors.

New scenarios and landscapes will take your companies into dark forests, mist shrouded castles, ancient ruins, pagan altars and grim, fortified villages the length and breadth of Transylvania, Wallachia, and the ever-forbidding Carpathian Mountains.

This is classic Victorian Gothic Horror at its grisly best. It is not recommended for ladies and gentlemen of a nervous disposition, for the darkness will feed upon their terror. 1 vol, 0 pgs 2017 UK, THE MINISTRY OF GENTLEMANLY WARFARE
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1-214830 Mustafa, Sam ROMMEL: WWII Game Rules Rules for WWII European and Mediterranean theaters uses grid for movement and combat. Units represent companies and battalions with player as Division commander. Can use minis or 'unit cards' on grid. Includes 13 army lists and rules for amphibious and airborne operations, cavalry, minefields, pioneer, special assault units, and more. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 US, SAM MUSTAFA
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3-10002 Nik Gaukroger and Terry Shaw FIELD OF GLORY List 2: IMPERIAL ROME TO THE LATER DARK AGES 3rd Edition ARMY LISTS - BOOK 2 is the second supplement of three for Field of Glory 3rd Edition and covers the Roman Empire to the end of the Dark Ages and Ancient China through the Steppes of Asia. To play the rules you will need a copy of Field of Glory Version 3. 1 vol, 152 pgs 2015 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-217580 Pearce, Glenn POLEMOS: Ruse de Guerre Rules Rules cover the North American Wars from 1754 to 1815 including the French and Indian War 1754-1763, the American War of Independence 1775-1783, and the War of 1812. Contains detailed listings of the forces involved in eight major battles of the period, enabling you to field forces from Britain, France, and America. Includes 'tear out' QRS. 1 vol, 58 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-213740 Peers, Chris DEATH IN THE DARK CONTINENT Set in late 19th century Africa, this miniatures ruleset allows players to field armies representing African Tribes, European Invaders, and Native Kingdoms -- 80 different army lists cover all the vastly different forces in Sub-Saharan Africa 1870 to 1899.

Includes a historical background to the situation in Africa 1870-99, a who's who of the major players, and a 'bonus' skirmish game. Illustrated with modern photographs of painted miniatures and contemporary illustrations and contemporary photographs. 1 vol, 175 pgs 2017 UK, NORTH STAR
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1-2052902 Phillips, Colin SKIRMISH AFRIKA AFRIKA is an imaginary continent set in the modern world. This book contains 9 scenarios and all the background information players need to create forces (ORBATS) for each of the 14 countries and UN Peacekeepers, Private Military Contractors, and Guerrillas.

This book contains detailed background on 14 new and original Afrikaan Countries. Within this continent, its countries have a diverse range of problems that includes everything from warlike aggressive neighbors to internal dissent and terrorism. At the same time these countries deal with the specter of modern colonialism. This takes many forms including aid dependency, unscrupulous trade deals and arms supplies from countries as diverse as China, India, Europe, and the USA. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 NEW ZEALAND, RADIO DISHDASH PUBS
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1-2052903 Phillips, Colin and Watterson, Craig PLAUSIBLE DENIABILITY: Spec Ops Missions for Skirmish Sangin Contains 12 Special Forces scenarios for Skirmish Sangin. It includes 9 ORBATS of Special Forces teams ranging from DELTA to GROM and all the associated rules to run a Special Operations campaign using the Skirmish Sangin Rules. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 NEW ZEALAND, RADIO DISHDASH PUBS
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1-214020 Protz, Bill DRUMS OF WAR ALONG THE MOHAWK -- Miniature Rules Published in 1986, rules cover French and Indian Wars 1744-1766. 48 pages, 5.5x8 inches, 7 chapters, 1 appendix, Quick Reference Charts, Lake George Campaign Map, photographs, and diagrams. Skirmish, multi-brigade, or frontier siege wargames for 20mm-40mm miniatures, but adaptable to 15mm miniatures. North American linear warfare in all its permutations. Background information. 1 vol, 52 pgs 2012 US, BILL PROTZ
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1-216660 Reid, Steve and Paler, George and Archer, Gary DESPERATE MEASURES: Japan Turns to Suicide Check Your 6-compatible scenario book with 48 scenarios. 1 vol, 76 pgs 2018 US, I-94 ENTERPRISES
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1-44675 Rumford, Colin and Marsh, Richard RAPID FIRE: Blitzkrieg Battlegroups The latest in our series of Rapid Fire Battlegroup books is Blitzkrieg Battlegroups, our first-ever publication to cover the early war period in Western Europe. Blitzkrieg Battlegroups provides RF players with 400-point and 200-point (the latter with an additional four 50-point reinforcement options) for eight German, four British, and four French divisions, all selected because they fought in key actions during the German thrust from the Ardennes to the Channel coast in May 1940. Players can use them to re-fight historical actions, or just as handy points-matched early war forces to build and battle against each other.

Blitzkrieg Battlegroups' 64-pages are packed with our trademark full-color graphic orbats, plus historical backgrounds, photos of 20mm wargames figures and vehicles to inspire your making and painting, and comprehensive vehicle and gun charts with all the movement and fire stats you need to play. And, as with our companion Normandy Battlegroups and Normandy Battlegames books, a future Blitzkrieg Battlegames publication is planned to provide historical scenarios for the Battlegroup forces. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, RAPID FIRE
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3-10001 Scott, Richard scenario FIELD OF GLORY List 1:Early Bronz Age to Late Republican Roman 2nd Edition (19) lists including Ancient Spanish, appendices, LISTS - BOOK 1 is the first of 3 volumes of Field of Glory Companions for Field of Glory 3rd Edition. This fully edited and updated companion provides players with the opportunity to expand their gameplay with a large selection of armies from the dawn of civilisation to the end of the Roman Republic. Lead swarms of Egyptian chariots into battle, or the all-conquering Macedonians of Alexander the Great. From Ancient China to the birth of the mighty Roman Empire, build your armies to compete against your opponents and prove that you can rule supreme.

ARMY LISTS - BOOK 1 is a companion to Field of Glory Version 3, the historical miniatures tabletop wargaming rules system for ancient and medieval wargaming. To play the rules you will need a copy of Field of Glory Version 3
Late Carthaginian, Seleucid, Ptolemaic, Mid & Late Republican Roman and twelve others. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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3-10000 Shaw, Terry FIELD OF GLORY: Version 3.0 - Ancient and Medieval Wargaming Rules The third edition of rules for the ancient and medieval worlds.

* The complete rules with clear explanations of how to play
* Diagrams illustrating all key points
* Photographs of miniatures in action
* Detailed artwork for creative reference
* Four army lists for immediate play (future army supplements coming) 1 vol, 190 pgs 2017 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-198837 Simon, Wally; edited by Russ Lockwood WWII SECRETS OF WARGAME DESIGN: Volume 7: A Tabletop Toolkit of Ideas, Analysis, and Rule Mechanics The 7th volume in the series of wargame design booklets offers a cornucopia of World War II rules, scenarios, and nuts & bolts mechanics. Tweak an existing set of rules, use one of the sets inside, or create your own from scratch by picking and choosing the best of all of the below.

Rules blitz at your fingertips:

* The Zen of Armor Combat: To Hit or Not to Hit
* WWII Battalion Skirmish: Casualty Filter, Rally Areas, and Reinforcement Cards
* Armor Firing and Damage: Single Die Throw System
* US Invasion of Vladivostock: Goofettes A Plenty
* Skirmishing with 54mm Figures: Poses, Actions, and Sustained Fire
* A Trio of Bridges: Time as Command and Control Increments
* Command Strike at Dawn: Skirmish Raid
* Pacific Carrier Battle: Quick, Simple, and Random
* Oregon Beach: Solo Landing Scenario
* City Fight: Block by Block in Stalingrad
* Island Invasion: Naval Bombardment, Efficiency, and Reaction Points
* Town Skirmish: Suppression Fire and Reaction Chart
* Two 15mm Battles: Dispersal, Initiative Ploy, and Clock Die Op Fire 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 US, LOCKWOOD PROJECTS
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1-198838 Simon, Wally; edited by Russ Lockwood NAVAL SECRETS OF WARGAME DESIGN: Volume 8 -- A Tabletop Toolkit of Ideas, Analysis, and Rule Mechanics The 8th volume in the series of wargame design booklets offers a cornucopia of Naval rules, scenarios, and nuts & bolts mechanics. Tweak an existing set of rules, use one of the sets inside, or create your own from scratch by picking and choosing the best of all of the below. Be a better gamer. Be a better GM.

Rules salvo at your fingertips:

* Pirates and Treasure Islands: Strategic Grid, Tactical Cards, and Gold
* Solo WWII Sea Battle: Pip Ideas Combined
* Seven Seas Battle: Rhombustian Age of Sail Naval Rules
* Attack on Chimpanzee Island: WWII Double Blind Fog of War
* Rams, Rammers, and Ramees: American Civil War Harbor Attack
* Sink the Tirpitz: An Undertable, Undersea Adventure
* Modern Ship Lock-On: Damage and Repair
* Double Blind Convoy Game: Raids, Routes, and Patrols
* Russo-Japanese 1904 Naval Battle: De Bellis Navalis Recap and Modifications
* Simon WWII Ship Game: Firing in an 8-Inch Diameter
* Age of Sail Cards: Command and Control Decks
* Triremes and Ancient Memes: Impulses, Movement, and Oar Confusion
* Classic Fletcher Pratt: US vs. Japan WWII Battle
* Truk Island WWII Battle: Air-Sea Interaction 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 US, LOCKWOOD PROJECTS
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1-85949 Sims, Mark CRUSADER HISTORICAL MINATURE RULES: Ancient/DarkAge BUNDLE This Bundle includes the Main rules and both 85941 -- Macedonian & Punic Wars supplement -- and 85942 -- Imperium, Rome and its Enemies.

A4, full color simple designed for 25/28mm, though being stand-based they can be used with any scale, akin to WARHAMMER lots of pretty pictures of well-painted figs.

NOTE THE BIG DISCOUNT: $18 for all three! 3 vol, 168 pgs 2009 UK, CRUSADER MINIATURES
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1-198162 Singleton, Charles PIKE & SHOTTE: To Kill A King This supplement for Pike & Shotte describes the history, armies, personalities and battles of the English Civil War. Included are detailed scenarios based on some of the most famous battles, complete with maps and orders of battle/army lists for the main protagonists.

Crammed full of detailed background information, including:
* The Early Reign of Charles I
* The Bishops' Wars and the Short Parliament
* Rebellion in Ireland
* The First Civil War
* The Second Civil War
* Another War with Scotland

Plus a comprehensive Civil War Timeline and detailed look at the armies of the civil war who were the infantry, the cavalry and artillery, how were they organized and fielded.

Discusses the tactics of the ECW and the military revolution of the period where the Dutch and Swedish systems were learnt and employed, and indeed explained here in detail along with more Civil War tactics.

* Profiles of the Royalist and Parliamentarian Commanders.
* Full-color guide to the colors used by participants in the Civil War.
* Early war army lists for the Scots Covenanter Army of the Bishops' Wars.
* Bishops' Wars Scots Royalist and English Pre Civil War Army. 1 vol, 168 pgs 2017 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-195037 Smith, Neil HAIL CAESAR: Army Lists Vol. 6: Shield Wall - The Dark Age Sagas I Shield Wall is a supplement for Hail Caesar which introduces the main battles, armies and personalities of the Dark Ages in the British Isles from around 400AD up to 1000AD.

In addition to the traditional Hail Caesar massed battles, the supplement introduces rules for smaller scale engagements between warbands as reflects much of this period. Shield Wall also contains campaign rules and several linked scenarios 1 vol, 56 pgs 2018 UK, WARLORD GAMES
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1-217070 Sowers, Lee Thomas AMERICA'S OLDE WEST: 28mm Skirmish Actions & Gunfights -- 1836 to 1890 Time to saddle up, pardner, and hit the trail to action in the Olde West, from the Comanche Wars (1836) to Wounded Knee (1890). This skirmish rule set, an offshoot of the WWII Skirmish Action rules, certainly covers the traditional Wild West (post ACW to 1880s), but the Indian Wars ranged over a far wider period and so does America's Olde West.

Initiative is by faction (gang, squad, war party, posse, etc.), which usually numbers between four and 10, and each figure gets one action: Move, Shoot, Take Cover, and so on. Then each figure dices against its Quality number for a second action...BUT, certain factions receive a second action without needing a roll. For example, US infantry do not need an action to reload. That offers subtle differences between factions.

All the popular weapons, such as Winchester '73 and Colt Peacemaker, are included in the weapon charts. Firing is a quick six-sided attacker die versus six-sided defender die, with the difference determining the result.

Includes six pages of 'army' lists: cowboys, US cavalry, native Americans, gunfighters, outlaws, and factions, scenarios, and quick reference cards. Plays well on small kitchen tables. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-217070B Sowers, Lee Thomas AMERICA'S OLDE WEST: 28mm Skirmish Actions & Gunfights -- 1836 to 1890 Time to saddle up, pardner, and hit the trail to action in the Olde West, from the Comanche Wars (1836) to Wounded Knee (1890). This skirmish rule set, an offshoot of the WWII Skirmish Action rules, certainly covers the traditional Wild West (post ACW to 1880s), but the Indian Wars ranged over a far wider period and so does America's Olde West.

Initiative is by faction (gang, squad, war party, posse, etc.), which usually numbers between four and 10, and each figure gets one action: Move, Shoot, Take Cover, and so on. Then each figure dices against its Quality number for a second action...BUT, certain factions receive a second action without needing a roll to offer subtle differences between factions.

All the popular weapons, such as Winchester '73 and Colt Peacemaker, are included in the weapon charts. Firing is a quick six-sided attacker die versus six-sided defender die, with the difference determining the result.

Includes six pages of 'army' lists: cowboys, US cavalry, native Americans, gunfighters, outlaws, and factions, scenarios, and quick reference cards. Plays well on small kitchen tables.

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eFlyer. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-213500 Storey-Smith, Jasmin JANE AUSTEN: ZOMBIE KILLER Skirmish Rules for the Age of Regency Zombie Hunters. Glossy full color set of fast and furious combat against the Unmentionables. These rules are designed for use with the new Matchlock Miniatures range of 28mm Regency Zombie Hunter miniatures, though of course appropriate figures can be press-ganged from your Napoleonic army.

All distances are given in inches, and there is no fixed ground or time scale unless you wish there to be. Primary weapons on the figure should be those used by the character, subject to agreement. Weapons include: Sword, Club, Spear, Musket, Rifle, or Pistol. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2016 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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2-55411 Surdu, Buck and Panzeri, Pete SANTA ANNA: Warfare in Mexico 1820-70, Volume 1 - Tactical Volume 1 includes the rules for fighting the larger engagements, OOBs, scenarios, and play aids. 1 vol, 78 pgs 2018 US, ON MILITARY MATTERS
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1-217450 Sutherland, Jon MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN: Colonial Wargaming in Times When the Sun Never Set Large-scale skirmish rules for the Indian Mutiny that is easily adapted for other theaters and periods for skirmishes and battles between European and any native forces. The rules will even work if you want to pit a colonial German force against the French Foreign Legion, or for that matter, the British in South Africa against the Boers.

For the most part, the disparity in weapon technology offsets the fact that the Europeans are often heavily outnumbered, even though newer rifles meant superior range and firepower, in each theater these new weapons were not universal. In fact, the British and other colonial powers often relied on locally raised allies, or levies, to do most of the fighting for them. The British had a habit of issuing local troops with weapons that were one or two developments behind their European counterparts. In far flung theaters, the replacement of seemingly obsolete weapons took some time.

Movement is randomized by using dice and you lose movement dice for bad terrain. It is easier to move and control units if there is a commander present. Firing and combat is based on the number of figures, plus or minus relevant factors. Damage either kills a figure or inflicts terror on the unit. Morale tests are triggered by extreme situations, or the gradual buildup of terror.

The rules are designed to be capable of handling battles from 40-50 figures a side to several hundred. They have worked well on standard home-sized 10x6-foot or monstrous 45x6-foot tables and have been crash tested by over 100 wargamers from a dozen different countries. 1 vol, 56 pgs 2018 UK, PARTIZAN PRESS
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1-216460 Taylor, Shawn INEPTT II : International Extraterrestrial Paranormal Tactical Teams 2nd Edition Rules let you take charge of small teams of Elite soldiers, trained to a hard fighting edge and equipped with the best equipment technology can give them. Their opponent are the Aliens seeking to take over the earth as well as paranormal creatures and even other humans bent on hurting humankind. 1 vol, 94 pgs 2018 CANADA, SHAWN TAYLOR
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1-66994 Taylor, Shawn ALL FINE MEN: Great War Spearhead Scenario Book Great War Spearhead II Supplement. You can replay the opening battles between the Russians
and the Germans on the Eastern Front during August 1914. Includes battles of Stallupoenen, Gumbinnen, Tannenberg, and Denmark invades Germany. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 CANADA, SHAWN TAYLOR
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1-214590 Teixeira, Ed FORTUNES WON AND LOST: Age of Imperialism Rules Adventure in the Age of Imperialism for both historical and imagi-nation style games. Includes:

* Six Army Lists that can be adapted for any army of the Colonial Period.
* Rules for combat that work just as well for small skirmishes or big battles.
* A complete and easy to track campaign system to give meaning to your games.
* A variety of pre-generated games.
* A low bookkeeping system to track how well you are doing.
* Retirement rules to determine how you ended up after your career has ended.

Like an RPG, Fortunes uses 'artificial intelligence' to guide an adventure so all players (even solo) can be on one side. Or, you can play a traditional two-sided game. 1 vol, 28 pgs 2017 US, TWO HOUR WARGAMING
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1-216260 Thomas, David Wayne edited by John Curry SMALL WARS: New Perspectives on Wargaming Counter Insurgency on the Tabletop The topic of counter Insurgency is under represented in table top hobby wargames. The relatively few sets of rules in this area have nearly all focused on the tactical level combat. All except one of these sets of rules are written to portray the operational / campaign level situation. Using card based systems, these games are particularly suitable for the solo wargamer. These games are not 'fair.' They each aim to give the wargamer a greater understanding of the particular conflicts they represent.

The games include:
* Boots on the Ground: Company Level Actions in the early 21st Century
* An Isolated Outpost: Six Months in the Sahara
* Eight Years in a Distant Country: Soviet involvement in Afghanistan
* Ovambo: Counter-insurgency in South West Africa
* Good Morning Vietnam: LBJ's War 1965-68
* Flying Column: The Irish Troubles 1920-21 1 vol, 116 pgs 2018 UK, JOHN CURRY EVENTS
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1-213730 Tunez, Michael BLOOD & PLUNDER: 17th Century Rules Rulebook features an innovative initiative system with simple and intuitive rules. This fast-paced, highly tactical ruleset is set in the 17th Century Caribbean during the age of piracy.

Play out battles on land, sea, or both simultaneously on your average kitchen table in about two hours. It includes various factions of the Spanish, English and French nationalities as well as ships and boats such as Light Frigates, Brigantines, Sloops, and Longboats. 1 vol, 160 pgs 2017 US, FIRELOCK GAMES
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1-914140 various VAE VICTIS # 140: Qui Ose Gagne! (Who Dares Wins!) Cyrenaique 1942 Solitaire game on The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and SAS commando actions in Libya in 1942 based on the ability of these patrols to operate in the wide deserts of Cyrenaica from their Egyptian bases while remaining stealth. The game offers one campaign of five scenarios (individually playable) with historical Orders of Battle. Complexity: 5-6 out of 10. Time of play: 2-3 hours. [English Language Rules]

Scale: One counter = 3 LRDG vehicles or an Axis platoon; One zone = 1 to 5 square km; One turn = one day

Boardgame Reviews: Mollwitz CoA; La Guerra di Gradisca ES; Great War Commander Hexasim; Artic Disaster AtO; 1500 DVG; Napoleon's Resurgence OSG; Napoleon 1806 Shakos

Scenarios: ASL; M44; OST

Miniatures: Secession Campagnes a l'ouest; Gangs of Rome; Alsace 1944 pour Bolt Action; Blood Red Skies; L'actualite Battlefront

Technic: Les decors desert 1re partie

Hobby: Les nouveautes Ken Trottman; Interview Hermann Luttmann

Art of War: Cyrenaique 1942; Turenne 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-214570 Weigle, Bruce 1871: Franco-Prussian War Rules 1871 fast-play rules for the Franco-Prussian War-- the latest in Bruce Weigle's popular '1870' series of rules for the mid-19th century European wars of transition.

While 1871 features the same tried-and-true game mechanics as his earlier 1870-1859-1864-1866 rules, the fire combat, charge/melee, and morale sections have been radically streamlined - effectively halving the time it takes to play each turn. 1871 is completely compatible with the earlier rules, and includes ample designer's notes, color illustrations, examples of play, and twelve new historical battle scenarios (from both the Imperial and Republican phases of the war). However, it does not repeat the extensive historical or bibliographic information already found in 1870.

Each well-researched scenario includes complete orders of battle, historical notes, map, and alternative scenarios; they range in size from relatively modest battles of a couple of divisions to multi-corps debacles. Well-illustrated with contemporary artwork and terrain board pictures; a one page color quick reference sheet is included.
1 vol, 114 pgs 2017 ALEXANDRIA, MEDIAEVAL MISCELLANEA
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1-213650 Winfree, Dave CRUSADERS OVER 'NAM: CY6 Jet Age Scenario Book Scenario book covers 11 actions in which F-8 Crusaders scored kills in action during the Vietnam war. Well documented and tested. Compatible with CY6 Jet Age. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 US, I-94 ENTERPRISES
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1-214721 Winfree, Dave BATTLES ABOVE VOLUME 1: WWII Scenarios Europe 70 scenarios for Cover Your 6 aircraft miniatures rules covers 1940 to 1945 in Western Europe. Fighter skirmishes, sweeps, bomber streams and a general assortment of mid to large scenarios. 24 new aircraft and stats for them. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 US, I-94 ENTERPRISES
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1-214722 Winfree, Dave BATTLES ABOVE VOLUME 2: WWII Scenarios Malta and Crete 32 scenarios for Cover Your 6 aircraft miniatures rules covers Malta, Crete and a few North Africa scenarios.

5 scenarios featuring The Falcon of Malta, George Beurling
Attacks on aircraft carrier Illustrious while in Malta Harbor
Scenarios for Faith, Hope, and Charity, the three famous Gloster Sea Gladiators
defending Malta at the start of WWII
Italian notable pilots Guido, Luigi, Bruno, and Furio
British pilot known as One-Hand Mac
Special rules for many scenarios based on historic events
Italian Bombers that make aircrew checks to drop bombs whenever the crew is
the target of fire
1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 US, I-94 ENTERPRISES
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1-215060 Kraus, Jurgen BAYERISCHE FAHNEN: Military Flags of Bavaria This richly-illustrated book about the military flags of Bavaria from the beginnings of the Ducal Army being in the 16th century to the end of the Royal Army in 1919. Includes 600 photos and illustrations.

The beginnings of the history of the flag are in the Landsknecht banners for the short-lived army contingents of the 16th century. Only the actual history of Bavarian field characters begins with the large army armor of the thirty years war (1618-48). That Bayern played a special role as a champion of the Catholic war party here, a great variety of religious symbols on the flags symbolically expressing.

Since the 17th century, the flag image was always marked by the blue and white colors of the House and the coat of arms of the Wittelsbach dynasty. To a change in the symbolism of the ruling elector entered with each change of Government. Because every change of ruler put the flags on his stamp, they always offered a vivid mirror image for the political transformation of this epoch.

The development of flags and standards in the context of the organization of the army is traced on the basis of traditional pieces of real and figurative representations, whose outlining certain Yes furnish with flags. Within the time periods, the field characters are separately dealt with after the arms, connected with references to their fates in campaigns or their whereabouts. Also the flag ribbons generously conferred in the 19th century and War Awards occupy a wide area.

Other sections discuss the importance of finally, which flags in the course of time as symbols in the army had their religious elevation flag orders, their role in the military life and its function as a tactical character in the fight. In this broad range the band about a pure history of field characters of the Bavarian army reaches far beyond: he gives an impressive image for three centuries Bavarian symbol and country history. 1 vol, 325 pgs 2017 AUSTRIA, VERLAG MILITARIA
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1-213770 Ortner, Dr. M. Christian and Ludwigstorff, Dr. Georg AUSTRIAN ORDERS AND DECORATIONS Two volumes in a slipcase. 832 pages total, more than 2,500 color and black-and-white photographs, cloth-bound hardcover with dust jacket. 2 vol, 832 pgs 2017 AUSTRIA, VERLAG MILITARIA
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1-213760 Swiss made Vintage Swiss Swatch wrist watch depicting Napoleon in all his glory, outfit and sword A brand-new, unused, and unworn item in the original packaging, will need new battery 1 vol, 1 pgs 1994 SWITZERLAND
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1-216921 KARABINER 98k: Volume 1: A Collectors Guide to the Development and Production of the German 98k Service Rifle up to 1938 The K98k rifle was Germany's principle battle rifle from 1935 until 1945. In those 10 years the K98k rifle left it's mark on the history of the world. This volume details the design improvements to German Model 98 rifles through 1938 and adoption of the K98k rifle. The Mauser Oberndorf chapter covers all of the commercial models based on the Model 98 action including the Standard-Modell, Banner Mausers, contract rifles from China, Japan, Portugal, and special rifles delivered to German Postal and Para-Military organizations throughout Germany prior to the outbreak of WWII. 1 vol, 588 pgs 2018 US, THIRD PARTY PRESS
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1-216922 KARABINER 98k: Volume 2: A Collectors Guide to the Development and Production of the German 98k Service Rifle up to 1944 Due to the immense amount of information available (over 910 pages), Volume 3 consists of two books (sold together as a set). The 98k rifle was Germany's principle battle rifle from 1935 until 1945. In those 10 years. the 98k rifle left it's mark on the history of the world. This volume details the production and improvements to German Model 98 rifles from 1939 - 1944, detailing production analysis using factory documents whenever possible, including over 200 pages on Mauser Oberndorf alone.

Also covered are the rest of the makers of the K98k rifle during WWII, including Sauer, Steyr, Waffenwerke Br 2 vol, 910 pgs 2018 US, THIRD PARTY PRESS
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1-215441 Absolon, Trevor SAMURAI ARMOUR: Volume I - The Japanese Cuirass For beauty, precision, and strength, nothing has ever matched the combination of form and function found in the armour of the samurai. For a samurai, the consummate warrior, his suit of armour was so much more than 'just' protective equipment that could save his life in the heat of battle - it was the embodiment of his personality, social status and very soul.

This volume, the first in a two-part series on the armour of the samurai, traces first the history of the samurai themselves and then examines the history and evolution of the cuirass or dou, the armour protecting the samurai's chest.

Drawing on over 20 years of research and technical work by Trevor Absolon, a leading expert, this is a complete study of this fundamental aspect of samurai armour construction. Illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams, this is more than just a detailed technical exploration, it is a meditation on a process that was, and still is, nothing short of an art form. 1 vol, 372 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215690 D'Amato, Raffaele DECORATED ROMAN ARMOUR: From the Ages of the Kings to the Death of Justinian the Great From the time of the Bronze Age, the warriors of all tribes and nations sought to emblazon their arms and armour with items and images to impress the enemy with the wealth and power of the wearer.

Magnificently decorated shields were as much a defensive necessity as a symbol of social status. Decorative symbols on shields and armour also defined the collective ideals and the self-conceived important of the village or city-state its warriors represented.

Such items were therefore of great significance to the wearers, and the authors of this astounding detailed and extensively research book, have brought together years of research and the latest archaeological discoveries, to produce a work of undeniable importance. This book is richly decorated throughout, and details battlefield, tournament, and parade armor from Rome's earliest days. 1 vol, 392 pgs 2017 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-216910 Gaboury, David THE UZI SUBMACHINE GUN: EXAMINED A history of this iconic weapon. Originally designed for the Israeli military by Uziel Gal, the Uzi submachine gun has a colorful history that has reached around the globe.

Using approximately 1,000 photos, this book examines the history and technical details of all the Uzi submachine gun variations, both military and civilian, from its initial design to the current models. Also included are original factory documents, model-by-model features, part variations, accessories, and manuals. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2017 US, A MOWBRAY PUBLISHERS
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1-213910 Skennerton, Lee THE LEE-ENFIELD: A Century of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines Contains nearly 1,400 photographs & drawings. Original photos re-scanned & clarified with grey backgrounds deep-etched.

This study is the product of more than four decades of world-wide research and study which has evolved through two prior editions and many other related titles. 'The Lee-Enfield' is the ultimate account of a century's development and issue of the Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield series. The Lee Enfield rifle has proven itself as the finest battle rifle of all time. No other firearm has served for so long at home and abroad with such a proud record.

This study encompasses all aspects of Lee-Enfield development & production... Britain, America, India, Australasia, South Africa & the Far East. Rifles, carbines, bayonets, parts, tools, accessories, and ammunition are arranged into specific groups & chapters. 1 vol, 608 pgs 2017 US, ARMS & MILITARIA PRESS
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1-2118502 Adam Van Breen & Hendrick Goltzius DUTCH & IMPERIAL SOLDIERS 80 color plates cover the 17th Century evolution of the Prince of Nassau's military using the art of Adam van Breen and Hendrick Goltzius. Van Breen illustrated the 1617 work: The Military Evolutions of the Prince of Nassau. Goltzius' work is based on 26 men at arms and is also know as Rudolph's army soldiers. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118612 Boeri, Giancarlo THE WAR OF SARDINIA AND SICILY 1717-1720: Part I: The Sabaudo Army in 1718-1720 and the War for the Defense of Sicily Devoted to the forces and arms of Savoy, Spain, and Austria. Includes 20 color tables and numerous images. 1 vol, 102 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-BRIG326 Bunde, Peter 326: ELECTORATE OF HESSE-CASSEL: Lieb Dragoon Regiment 1813-1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG327 Bunde, Peter 327: GRAND-DUCHY OF WURZBURG: Artillery 1806-1814 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG328 Bunde, Peter 328: KINGDOM OF HOLLAND: 2nd Hussar Regiment 1806-1810 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG329 Bunde, Peter 329 KINGDOM OF PRUSSIA: Infantry Regiment No.1 Graf Kunheim 1806 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG330 Bunde, Peter 330: KINGDOM OF PRUSSIA: Infantry Regiment No.2 Ruchel 1806 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG331 Bunde, Peter 331: KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS: Foot Artillery and Train 1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG332 Bunde, Peter 332: KINGDOM OF PRUSSIA: Elb Infantry Regiment 1813 / 26th Infantry Regiment 1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG333 Bunde, Peter 333: KINGDOM OF SARDINIA: Regiment Alessandria 1814-1815 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG334 Bunde, Peter 334: KINGDOM OF WURTTEMBERG: 2nd Line Infantry Regiment Herzog Wilhelm 1808-1812 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG335 Bunde, Peter 335: Kingdom of Prussia: Infantry Regiment No.3 Renouard 1806 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG336 Bunde, Peter 336: GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN: Infantry Regiment No. 2 Erbgrossherzog 1810-1812 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG337 Bunde, Peter 337: GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN: Lieb Infantry Regiment No. 1 Grossherzog 1810-1812 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-BRIG338 Bunde, Peter 338: KINGDOM OF WESTPHALIA: Light Infantry Battalions 1811-1813 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
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1-2118605 Cristini, Luca illus by Aleksandr Vasilevich Viskovatov UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE XVIII CENTURY: Volume 1 (Catherine the Great) 1762-1796 Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations in 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors.

Volume 1 includes 95 color plates. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118606 Cristini, Luca illus by Aleksandr Vasilevich Viskovatov UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY OF PETER THE GREAT Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development over the past centuries. The Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed by 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948). The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century.

This volume is devoted to the Russian army uniforms under the reign of Peter I the Great just to reign of Ivan VI for the years 1682-1741: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors. These, together with the first ever English translation, make our collection exclusive and of great value. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118607 Cristini, Luca illus by Aleksandr Vasilevich Viskovatov Uniforms of Russian Army of Elizabeth of Russia: Volume 1: Under the Reign of Elizabeth Petrovna from 1741 to 1761 and Peter III from 1762 This volume is devoted to the Russian army uniforms under the reign of Elizabeth of Russia 1741-1762. Revised and colored, many of the images were so far available only in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors. These, together with the first ever English translation, make our collection exclusive and of great value. Includes 90 color plates. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118608 Cristini, Luca illus by Aleksandr Vasilevich Viskovatov Uniforms of Russian army of Elizabeth of Russia V2 This volume is devoted to the Russian army uniforms under the reign of Elizabeth of Russia 1741-1762. Revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors. These, together with the first ever English translation, make our collection exclusive and of great value. Includes 90 color plates. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118602 Cristini, Luca illus by Franz Gerasch PRUSSIAN & AUSTRIAN ARMY UNIFORMS 1742-1770 This illustrated uniform book was belonged to the general and writer Ferdinand Friedrich von Nicolai with the name of 'uniforme des trouppe' and is now preserved in the Wurttembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart. The author is not better known. It show mainly the uniforms and accoutrements of Prussian and Austrian army in the second part of XVIII century. So, infantry, cavalry, artillery and other corps are well present in his color plates. Also includes some plates related the Saxon uniforms. 1 vol, 112 pgs 2016 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118609 Cristini, Luca illus by Franz Gerasch UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE XVIII CENTURY: Volume 2 (Catherine the Great) 1762-1796 Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations in 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors.

Volume 2 includes 95 color plates. 1 vol, 130 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118610 Cristini, Luca illus by Franz Gerasch UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE XVIII CENTURY: Volume 3 (Catherine the Great) 1762-1796 Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations in 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors.

Volume 3 includes 95 color plates. 1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118611 Cristini, Luca illus by Franz Gerasch UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE XVIII CENTURY: Volume 4 (Catherine the Great) 1762-1796 Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations in 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors.

Volume 4 includes 95 color plates. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111313 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni L'ESERCITO DELLO STATO DELLA CHIESA 1683-1870 75 color plates cover the small army of the Papal States 1683-1870. In the last hour of Papal temporal power in 1870, thousands of young people who come from all over Europe to join the army of Pius IX. Usually, the Pope kept the States safe via complex strategy and alliances, but sometimes, he needed to resort to arms. 1 vol, 98 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111314 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni L'ESERCITO DEL DUCATO DI MODENA 1625-1818: Volume 1 90 color plates cover the armies of the Duchy of Modena 1625-1818.

The Duchy of Modena was founded by the Marquis Obizzo d'Este, Lord of Ferrara, which already in 1288, tied to the Este family history of this city. The main branch of the family died out with the death of Alfonso II in 1597, with Ferrara left to the Church in 1598. The Church made Ferrara the capital of the Duchy of Modena and transported all the papers already in Ferrara.

After Francesco III and his successor Ercole III, Modena joined the Duchy of Massa and Carrara, later joining the Duchy of Este at the dawn of the French Revolution. In 1796, it was incorporated into subsequent French political creations. 1 vol, 136 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111315 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni L'ESERCITO DEL DUCATO DI MODENA 1819-1859: Volume 2 90 color plates cover the army of the Duchy of Modena 1819-1859.

Since the fall of the Kingdom of Italy, the Duke of Modena, Francesco IV, had failed to arm a small army, but his successor Francis V, on the throne since 1846, did. The small army was closely linked and dependent on body of Austrian occupation in Lombardy-Venetia.

The army acquired a strong esprit de corps and a strong allegiance to the House of Austria-Este. Francis V abandoned Modena on June 11 1859, seven days after the battle of Magenta, as the Austrian army abandoned Lombardy to move under the fortresses of quadrilateral. The army of Francis V disbanded and was renamed Brigata Estense, numbering approximately 3600 men who were the last vestige of his army. 1 vol, 136 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111316 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni SOLDATI DELL'ESERCITO ITALIANO: 1861-1910 The Italian Royal army was the Army of the Kingdom of Italy from May 4, 1861 to June 1946. Born from the Sardinian army, it was employed in all the war events that saw the country involved, including the third War of independence and especially WWI and WWII, and with Italian colonialism. 100 color plates

The Sardinian army, after the expedition of the Thousand Inbodys the army of the Two Sicilies and the Garibaldi, and immediately after the proclamation of the unification of Italy assumed the name of Royal Italian Army, under the Decree Infantry, issued on 4 May 1861. To the 20 existing Sardinian infantry regiments were added 46, to 9 cavalry 10 more, and 26 battalions to 10 of Bersaglieri.

The fight against the Brigandage and the third Italian War of independence (which caused 1,886 losses) were the first operational commitments of the new army, consisting of 320,000 soldiers and 11,000 officers grouped in 18 divisions. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111317 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni I Soldati Italiani Con Napoleone 1796-1815 Italian soldiers with Napoleon 1796-1815. 80 color plates.

Immediately after the entry of Napoleon in Italy on 10 April 1796, the French troops occupied the territories that were under Austrian rule, namely the Duchy of Milan, the territories of the Duchy of Modena and Reggio, and part of the state of the church, namely Ferrara and Bologna.

With the support of Italian sympathizers of the revolution (locally called 'Jacobin') that sprang up in the peninsula between 1796 and 1799, a series of Republican states were created on the French model: Republic of Alba, Anconitana Republic, Republic Bergamo, Republic of Bologna, Republic of Brescia, Cremate Republic, Republic of Piedmont, Republic of Reggio Emilia, Republic of Italy, and the Republic of Liguria.

Many of these republics the following year joined the Cisalpine Republic with capital at Milan. The Italian flag was born in this area, for example, taking the French revolutionary tricolor, adopting the colors green, white, and red. The Republic eventually became the Kingdom of Italy, gravitating towards the Napoleonic sphere. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111318 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni Soldati d'Italia dall'era Antica al XVII Secolo The soldiers of Italy from the ancient era to the 17th century. Includes 84 color plates.

These contain drawings related to the ancient Italian populations up to the Etruscans and to the Roman soldiers and then continues onto the armies of the medieval period, then the Renaissance and the Soldiers of Venice, Naples, and Piedmont...ending dragoons from the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Appendix A contains a collection of figurines dedicated to the Roman Empire of the collection Viskuezzen. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111319 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni Soldati Dell'Esercito Messicano 1862-1906 The Mexican Army from 1826 to 1906. Includes 80 color plates.

The beautiful collection of figurines made for the collection of Dr. Viskuezzen consists of 60 subjects, from 1826 through the wars caused by the French intervention in support of the second Mexican Empire of Maximilian of Habsburg, until the years of the presidency of Porfirio Diaz. In 1861, the Mexican Republican Army consisted of ten regular line battalions, or about 12,000 men.

Following the French withdrawal and the overthrow of Maximilian's imperial regime, the Mexican Republic was restored in 1867. In 1872, Porfirio Diaz, a general leader of the anti-Massimialianiste forces, became president.

In 1906, the army counted about 25,000 men. Generally well equipped, the federal army under Diaz did not however offer an effective opposition to the revolution of 1910. 1 vol, 100 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2111320 Cristini, Luca Stefani with illustrations by Quinto Cenni Soldati Dell'Esercito di San Marino XIX sec. The Army of the Republic of San Marino, 80 color plates

The first lists of Marino soldiers date back to 1204 but it is of 1406 a document which, with certainty, lists a significant number of men who were entrusted with tasks of defense and public order. In 1543, the San Marino Army was reformed for the first time, but it was only starting in the middle of the 1700 that the modern organization of the armed Forces of the Republic began. In the second half of the 19th century, it had a new reorganization of the Marino military bodies, while still holding the spirit of the traditions.

As it was permissible to expect, the style of the uniforms follows much of the Italian Army, although with some variations. An appendix offers notes on the Campaign of 1859, the various independent states and the troops of Garibaldi. 1 vol, 94 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116802 Cristini, Luca Stefano POLISH SOLDIERS DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WARS Army of the Duchy of Warsaw refers to the military forces of the Duchy of Warsaw. The Army was significantly based on the Polish Legions; it numbered about 30,000 and was expanded during wartime to almost 100,000. It was composed of infantry with a strong cavalry force supported by artillery. The Napoleonic customs and traditions resulted in some social tensions, but are generally credited with helpful modernization and useful reforms. 90 color plates 1 vol, 108 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116801 Cristini, Luca Stefano and Langendijk, Jan Hendrik UNIFORMS OF EUROPEAN ARMIES DURING THE BATAVIAN REVOLUTION Contains two rare and fine collections of Dutch military prints with 100 color illustrations.

The first collection by S.G. Casten covers uniforms and weapons during the Batavian Revolution 1787 to 1795. 79 plates (although original collection is missing plates 44, 46, and 47).

The second collection is by Dutch draughtsman, painter, and etcher Jan Hendrik Langendijk and covers the soldiers of Batavian Republic in 1799-1806. 17 engravings. 1 vol, 126 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118603 Cristini, Luca with illustrations by Franz Gerasch THE FRENCH ARMY OF ANCIEN REGIME: Volume 1 The first volume includes 80 color plates of French infantry prior to 1789 with 11 from Felix Philippoteaux and the remainder by J. Correard's Atlas de l'Histoire de l'Ancienne Infanterie Francaise. 1 vol, 124 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2118604 Cristini, Luca with illustrations by Franz Gerasch THE FRENCH ARMY OF ANCIEN REGIME: Volume 2 The second volume contains 71 color plates of French infantry prior to 1789. 1 vol, 105 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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2-199830 Franklin, Carl BRITISH ARMY UNIFORMS: From 1751 to 1783 (SYW & American Revolution) Based on contemporary records and paintings, this book identifies each cavalry and infantry regiment and illustrates changes in uniforms, their facing colors and the nature and shape of lace worn by officers, NCOs and private soldiers from 1751 to 1783. Regiments that served in the American War of Independence are noted and the book includes more than 200 full-color plates of uniforms and distinctions. Divided into four sections, it not only details the cavalry and infantry uniforms of the period but also the tartans of the Highland regiments, some of which were short-lived, and the distinction of the Guards regiments. 1 vol, 384 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215830 Herr, Ulrich THE GERMAN PIONEERS: TECHNICAL TROOPS AND THE TRAIN Illustrated in color, 512 pages, over 1,500 color photographs, contemporary B&W photographs, tables and illustrations, linen bound with dust cover, and large format. This book summaries of the developmental history of the German pioneers, technical troops and train formations for the period between 1871 and 1914, followed by the specifics of their headgear, uniforms and equipment. Along with the Prussian formations, this book covers the contingents of the Kingdoms of Bavaria, Saxony and Wurttemberg as well as the Grand Duchies of Baden and Hesse. The roughly 450 items shown are from various private and public collections, including the Bayerisches Armeemuseum in Ingolstadt, the Militarhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr in Dresden and the Wehrgeschichtliches Museum in Rastatt. 1 vol, 512 pgs 2017 AUSTRIA, VERLAG MILITARIA
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1-2118503 Jacob de Gheyn & A. De Bruyn HORSEMEN IN THE 16th & 17th C. 100 color plates cover 16th and 17th Century cavalry and knights using prints by Jacob de Gheyn (1565-1625) and Abraham De Bruyn (1539-1587). Works include de Gheyn's De Ruiterschool (the equestrian school) of 22 prints (including the image on the cover) and De Bruyn's series that's based on his plates presented for the first time in full color. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-210012 Lerneux, Pierre THE BELGIAN ARMY IN THE GREAT WAR: Volume 2 Illustrated in color, 512 pages, over 1,500 color photographs, contemporary B&W photographs, tables and illustrations, linen bound with dust cover, and large format. Modest in numbers, the Belgian army of 1914 carried a decent individual armament, even if its concept was 20 years old. Well trained, the soldier could exploit to its maximum the long-range precision of his weapon. However, the small numbers of automatic weapons, recently purchased, would prove a serious handicap when vastly outnumbered by the enemy. Once again, the collections of the Royal Military Museum of Brussels reveal their wealth and diversity. Much more than a simple catalogue of weapons used by the Belgian Army, it is the story of the transformation of a small army caught in the struggles of the Great War, its adaptation to technological and tactical progress. 1 vol, 512 pgs 2017 AUSTRIA, VERLAG MILITARIA
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1-213781 Somogyi, Gyozo HORSE ARCHERS' WEAPONS: Volume 1 Hundreds of color illustrations cover the troops. 1 vol, 74 pgs 2017 HUNGARY
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1-213782 Somogyi, Gyozo HORSE ARCHERS' WEAPONS: Volume 2 Hundreds of color illustrations cover the troops. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 HUNGARY
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1-210932 Veltze, Karl GERMAN PARATROOPERS: Volume 2 - Uniforms and Equipment 1936-1945 In the 367 pages of this second of the projected three volumes of German Paratroopers - Uniforms and Equipment 1936-1945 the author, Karl Veltze, not only takes a very detailed look at the Fallschirmj 1 vol, 360 pgs 2012 ITALY
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1-210933 Veltze, Karl GERMAN PARATROOPERS: Volume 3 - Uniforms and Equipment 1936-1945 For collectors, uniform enthusiasts and military historians alike, this three-volume work provides a comprehensive and detailed study of the World War II German paratrooper, including in-depth examinations of nearly every uniform item - including all models of jump smocks - and equipment used from the airborne forces' establishment in the mid-1930s to May 1945.

It also extensively covers specific insignia and various unique ephemera. Finally, the work provides in-depth summaries of the operations the Green Devils fought in, from the air assaults on Norway, Belgium's Fort Eben Emael, Holland, and Crete, over ground combat in North Africa, Russia, Italy, and Normandy through the Battle of the Bulge and on to the last days of the Third Reich.

This drew on cooperation from collectors and museums from all over the world. The three volumes run to more than 1,000 pages, with thousands of specially commissioned color photographs of original Fallschirmjager artifacts, some of them never shown before, accompanied by many unique period black and white images, many of them hitherto unpublished.

Volume III: Insignia, Documents, Ephemera and Battles
* Chapter 1: Paratroopers of the Army and others
* Chapter 2: Paratrooper Badges, Cuff Titles, Unit Badges and Awards
* Chapter 3: Dog Tags and Personal Documents
* Chapter 4: Individual Groupings
* Chapter 5: Mementos, Books and Printed Material
* Chapter 6: Battle Honors of the Paratroopers (uniformed mannequins) 1 vol, 376 pgs 2018 ITALY
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1-2118504 Viskovatov, A and Christini, Luca UNIFORMS OF THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE ERA OF THE ANCIENT TZAR Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development over the past centuries. The original is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed by 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948). The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late 19th century.

This volume is devoted to the Russian army uniforms under the reign of the ancient Tzar of the 17th century and includes 110 plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors. These, together with the first ever English translation, make our collection exclusive and of great value. 1 vol, 134 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116815 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 10 - Reign of Alexander I Cavalry: Cuirassier, Dragoons & Horse-Jager Covers Russian cavalry regiments 1801 to 1825 during the Czar Alexander I era -- originally called Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army, Compiled at Saint Petersburg from 1837 and 1851, Mark Conrad's translation is the first one and the best, remaining true to the original structure and essential style of the text.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

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1-2116816 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 11 Reign of Alexander I Cavalry: Hussars, Lancers, Gendarmes and the Train Next volume in the series covers Russian Hussars, Lancers, Gendarmes and the Train -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Topics discussed start from the early czars until the late 19th century. Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 146 pgs 2016 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116817 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 12 - Carabiniers, Jagers, Rifles, and Cuirassiers Next volume in the series covers Carabiniers, Jagers, Rifles, and Cuirassiers-- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Topics discussed start from the early czars until the late 19th century. Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 144 pgs 201 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116818 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 13 - Cavalry: Hussars, Lancers and Gendarmes Next volume in the series covers Cavalry: hussars, lancers and gendarmes -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116819 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 14 - The Garrison, Invalid, Medical & Veterinary Corps Next volume in the series covers The Garrison, Invalid, Medical & Veterinary Corps-- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116820 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 15 - The Guards: Heavy and Light Infantry Regiments Next volume in the series covers The Guards: Heavy and light infantry regiments-- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116821 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 16 - The Guards Cavalry: Cuirassiers, Dragoons and others Next volume in the series covers The Guards: Cuirassiers, Dragoons and others -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116822 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 17 - The Guard Cavalry: Hussars, Lancers and Cossacks Next volume in the series covers The Guard Cavalry: Hussars, Lancers & Cossacks -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116823 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 18 - Guard Artillery, Engineers and Staff Next volume in the series covers Guard Artillery, Engineers and Staff -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2116824 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad UNIFORMS OF RUSSIAN ARMY DURING THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: Volume 19 - The Guard Garrison, Invalids, Equipage and Other Corps Next volume in the series covers The Guard garrison, invalids, equipage and other corps -- 1801 to 1825 -- during the Czar Alexander I era.

All told, Viskovatov's enormous work is based on a great quantity of archival documents and contains 4000 colored and b/w illustrations. It is composed of 30 or 34 volumes (1st edition 1-30, St. Petersburg, 1841-62, and 2nd edition Vols. 1-34, St. Petersburg - Novosibirsk - Leningrad, 1899-1948).

Our new edition has revised the plates, including coloring many of the images so far available just in black and white. Also includes some rare color plates from private collectors. 1 vol, 138 pgs 2018 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2151501 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad Uniforms of Russian army during the years 1825-1855 vol. 01 Infantry Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. This volume is related to the Russian Army during the zar Nicolas Ist era, and are about the uniforms infantry in use from 1825 to 1855.

Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the year from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development over the past centuries .There are various ancient editions of the work but Mark Conrad's translation is the first one and the best, remaining true to the original structure and essential style of the text. Conrad's comprehensive translation is an indispensable resource for today's historian, strategists, and scholars.

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors.

1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-2151502 Viskovatov, A.V. translated by Mark Conrad Uniforms of Russian army during the years 1825-1855 vol. 02 - Carabiniers, Jagers, Rifles, and Cuirassiers Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the years from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development. This volume is related to the Russian Army during the zar Nicolas Ist era, and are about the Carabiniers, Jagers, Rifles, and Cuirassiers uniforms in use from 1825 to 1855.

Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the year from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology development over the past centuries .There are various ancient editions of the work but Mark Conrad's translation is the first one and the best, remaining true to the original structure and essential style of the text. Conrad's comprehensive translation is an indispensable resource for today's historian, strategists, and scholars.

The topics discussed start from the early czars until the late nineteenth century. Our new edition has enriched the book with the plates: we revised and colored many of the images so far available just in black and white, as well we found some rare color plates with the collaboration of private collectors. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-210845 Wright, D WURTTEMBERG CAVALRY, ARTILLERY AND STAFF OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS - Military Colours Vol. 5 Continuing this best-selling series, David Wright completes the coverage of the Wurttemberg army, illustrated with his superb color diagrams of uniforms and of course flags. Illustrated throughout in color. 1 vol, 56 pgs 2017 CAMBRIDGE, KEN TROTMAN
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1-968005 Zaloga, Steven 005 OPERATION CROSSBOW 1944: Hunting Hitler's V-weapons In mid-1943, Allied intelligence began to pick up the signs of unusual German construction in remote locations near the Channel Coast. Several massive fortifications were beginning to take shape, and they appeared to be oriented towards London. Allied intelligence code named these sites as Crossbow and began plans to attack them before they could bombard Britain's capital city. These Heavy Crossbow sites for the V-1 and V-2 missiles were supposed to be bomb-proof, but they soon attracted the attention of RAF heavy bombers with the new Tallboy concrete-penetrating bombs.

Fully illustrated with commissioned artwork and contemporary photographs, Operation Crossbow 1944 examines the dynamics of the world's first missile war and describes the parallel American efforts to develop missiles and assault drones to attack the Heavy Crossbow sites, including the Air Force's Aphrodite and Navy Anvil projects. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-972034 Greentree, David 034 HITLERJUGEND SOLDIER vs CANADIAN SOLDIER: Normandy 1944 Canadian and Waffen-SS troops of 12. SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend faced one another in a series of bloody battles following the D-Day landings of June 1944. The Canadian units fought in a number of distinguished regiments, while the Hitlerjugend Division were drawn from the ranks of the Hitler Youth organizations. Veteran officers and NCOs were joined by inexperienced teenagers, and clashed with the Canadians repeatedly, notably at Authie, Bretteville, and Hill 168. The struggle quickly took on an especially bitter nature, fueled by the massacre of Canadian prisoners by Hitlerjugend personnel.

Employing first-hand accounts and the latest research, as well as specially commissioned artwork and carefully selected archive photographs, this absorbing study investigates the origins, ethos, training, fighting techniques, and weapons of both sides during the epic struggle for Normandy. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975054 Bishop, M.C. 054 THE SUOMI SUBMACHINE GUN Entering service in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun saw extensive combat with Finnish troops during their fight against Soviet forces in 1939-44. It was also manufactured under licence in Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden, and remained in Finnish service until the 1980s, an indication of its durability.

Rugged and accurate, the Suomi was a favourite with Finnish ski troops who would strike from ambush, cutting down Soviet troops, then skiing away into the woods. Initially used by the Finns as a light machine gun at infantry squad level, it eventually became a dedicated submachine gun, and since it had been designed to be more accurate than the typical SMG, it was often even used as a sniping weapon, or to supplement longer-ranged rifles such as the Mosin-Nagant. Featuring first-hand accounts and specially commissioned colour artwork, this is the story of one of World War II's most distinctive and respected infantry weapons.
1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975058 Ferguson, Jonathan 058 THE 'BROOMHANDLE' MAUSER At a time when most handguns were limited to six rounds, the ten-shot Mauser caught the attention of the world for its unprecedented firepower and formidable high-velocity 7.63 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975059 Larsen, Alan 059 THE CAVALRY LANCE The development of cavalry firearms and the widespread disappearance of armor from the European battlefield saw a decline in the use of the cavalry lance in early modern warfare. However, by 1800 the lance, much changed from its medieval predecessors in both form and function, was back.

During the next century the use of the lance spread to the armed forces of almost every Western country, seeing action in every major conflict from the Napoleonic Wars to World War I including the Crimean and Franco-Prussian wars and across the Atlantic in the American Civil War. The lance even reached the colonial conflicts of the Anglo-Sikh and Boer wars. It was not until the disappearance of the mounted warrior from the battlefield that the lance was consigned to history.

Featuring specially commissioned artwork and drawing upon a variety of sources, this is the engaging story of the cavalry lance at war during the 19th and 20th centuries, from Waterloo to the Somme. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975061 Loades, Mike 061 THE CROSSBOW Technologically sophisticated and powerful, the crossbow has long enjoyed a popular reputation for villainous superiority because it could be used with little training as a weapon of assassination. The study of bow designs, trigger mechanisms and spanning devices reveals a tale of considerable mechanical ingenuity; advances that produced a battlefield weapon requiring comparatively little training to use. It was an extremely useful weapon, and especially effective in siege warfare for both attack and defense.

Known to the Ancient Greeks and the Chinese as early as the 5th century BC, the crossbow developed both in Western Europe and in the Far East. Advances in trigger mechanisms, spanning and bow design allowed the development of ever more powerful bows. In this study acknowledged weaponry expert Mike Loades traces the origins, development, combat record and lasting legacy of the crossbow, the formidable projectile weapon that played a key role in a host of battles and sieges across Europe and Asia. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975053 McNab, Chris 053 THE FN MINIMI LIGHT MACHINE GUN: M249, L108A1, L110A2, and other variants In 1974, renowned Belgian arms company Fabrique Nationale brought out a ground-breaking new light machine gun, the Minimi. Its success has been meteoric, arming more than 45 countries around the world.

The Minimi offers the ultimate in portable firepower. Firing the high-velocity 5.56 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975063 McNab, Chris 063 THE FN MAG MACHINE GUN: M240, L7, and Other Variants For six decades, the 7.62mm FN MAG has been a dominant general-purpose machine gun (GPMG) in worldwide arsenals. Three qualities have guaranteed this enduring status - reliability, ease of operation, and firepower. Several nations have license-produced the weapon as their standard GPMG, including the British (as the L7) and the Americans (M240), and in total more than 80 nations have adopted the FN MAG. The machine gun has also been modified extensively for vehicular, naval, and aircraft platforms, demonstrating versatility in the air, on sea, and on land.

In this book, Chris McNab charts the technical evolution of this extraordinary weapon, created by Belgian company Fabrique Nationale d'Herstal. From the jungles of South East Asia, to the deserts of the Middle East, and the icy battlefields of the Falklands, this study explores the origins, development, combat use, and legacy of the FN MAG machine gun, a dominant weapon in its field for more than a half-century. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975056 Pegler, Martin 056 SHARPSHOOTING RIFLES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR: Colt, Sharps, Spencer, and Whitworth At the outset of the American Civil War, the Union Army's sharpshooters were initially equipped with the M1855 Colt revolving rifle, but it was prone to malfunction. Instead, the North's sharpshooters preferred the Sharps rifle, an innovative breech-loading weapon capable of firing up to ten shots per minute - more than three times the rate of fire offered by the standard-issue Springfield .58-caliber rifled musket. Other Union sharpshooters were equipped with the standard-issue Springfield rifled musket or the .56-caliber Spencer Repeating Rifle.

Conversely, the Confederacy favored the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifled musket for its sharpshooters and also imported from Britain the Whitworth Rifle, a .45-caliber, single-shot, muzzle-loading weapon distinguished by its use of a twisted hexagonal barrel. Featuring specially commissioned artwork, this is the engrossing story of the innovative rifles that saw combat in the hands of sharpshooters on both sides during the Civil War. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975057 Rottmann, Gordon 057 US GRENADE LAUNCHERS: M79, M203, and M320 In an effort to provide the US infantryman with more firepower to cover the range gap between the hand grenade and the light mortar, the 40mm M79 grenade launcher -- a shoulder-fired, single-shot weapon -- entered service with US forces in 1961.

Reliable, easy to use, and lethally effective, the M79 soon became an iconic symbol of the Vietnam War and had a profound influence on small-unit tactics. As the Vietnam conflict continued, it was joined on the front line by experimental models such as the magazine-fed T148E1, as well as two launchers intended to be fitted under the barrel of the new M16 assault rifle: Colt's XM148 and AAI Corporation's M203.

The M203 remains in US Army service today, while the US Marine Corps now also fields the M32 multiple grenade launcher - like the M79, a standalone weapon. Featuring full-color artwork, this is the story of the rugged and formidable grenade launchers that equipped the United States and its allies in Vietnam and beyond from the 1960s to the present day. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-975060 Zaloga, Steven 060 THE ANTI-TANK RIFLE The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of France, which saw renewed use in the form of the British .55-inch Boys anti-tank rifle -- also used by the US Marine Corps in the Pacific. The French campaign made it clear that the day of the anti-tank rifle was ending due to the increasing thickness of tank armor.

Nevertheless, anti-tank rifles continued to be used by the Soviets on the Eastern Front with two rifles, the 14.5mm PTRS and PTRD, and were still in widespread use in 1945. They served again with Korean and Chinese forces in the Korean War, and some have even appeared in Ukraine in 2014-15. Fully illustrated and drawing upon a range of sources, this is the absorbing story of the anti-tank rifle, the infantryman's anti-armor weapon during the world wars. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978081 Dildy, Doug 081 SEA HARRIER FRS 1 vs MIRAGE III/DAGGER: South Atlantic 1982 Following Argentina's military operation to take possession of the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government launched a major naval operation to return them to British rule. Defending the Royal Navy task force were two small squadrons totaling 20 Sea Harriers (SHARs).

Initial clashes between SHARs and Argentine Mirages and Daggers on 1 May 1982 failed to eliminate the Sea Harrier defenders. FAA fighter-bomber pilots relied on daring and courageous ultra-low level attacks, frequently escaping the Sea Harrier's limited capabilities, against Royal Navy warships and auxiliaries, causing considerable damage during Operation Corporate, the large-scale amphibious operation to repossess the islands. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978082 Dildy, Doug 082 B-29 SUPERFORTRESS vs KI-44 TOJO: Pacific Theater 1944-45 By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 Tojo. Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, the B-29 Superfortress. For the bomber crews, they had what they believed was their 'ace in hole': a fully armed B-29 carried four remotely operated gun turrets and a tail gunner's position, making it the world's most advanced self-defending bomber.

In every respect the Ki-44 pilots were fighting a desperate battle. Many who made their mark did so using suicidal ramming attacks or 'taiatari.' Illustrated with full-color artwork, this volume examines why the Ki-44 was unable to break up bomber formations conventionally during the Pacific War, and how its ramming tactics, while terrifying, graphically revealed Japan's inability to stop the B-29. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978085 Guttman, Jon 085 ZEPPELIN vs BRITISH HOME DEFENCE: 1915-18 When Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin's rigid airship LZ 1 flew over Lake Constance in 1900, it was the most advanced and impressive flying machine in the world: a colossal, lighter-than-air craft capable of controlled flight. In World War I, Zeppelins were first used in a reconnaissance role, but on 19 January 1915 Kaiser Wilhelm II authorized their use in bombing strategic targets in England.

From then on, 'Zeppelin' became synonymous with terror to the British, and indeed the airship's effectiveness was more psychological than material. Still, their raids compelled the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service to embark on a program of modernizing their aerial defenses, accelerating a process that would ultimately make the aeroplane, rather than the airship, the paramount flying machine of the war. Using specially commissioned artwork, contemporary photographs and first-hand accounts, this book tells the fascinating story of Britain's first Blitz, from the airships who terrorized the public to the men who sought to defend the skies. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978086 Higgins, David 086 CROMWELL vs JAGDPANZER IV: Normandy 1944 By 1944, the evolution of armored doctrine had produced very different outcomes in Britain and Germany. Offering a good balance of speed, protection and firepower, the British Cromwell tank was much faster than its German opponent, but the Jagdpanzer IV tank destroyer had a high-velocity main gun and a lower profile that made it formidable on the defensive, especially in ambush situations.

The two types would fight in a series of bloody encounters, from the initial days of the struggle for Normandy through to its climax as the Allies sought to trap their opponents in the Falaise Pocket.

Using archive photographs, specially commissioned artwork and battle reports, this fascinating study expertly assesses the realities of tactical armored combat during the desperate battles after D-Day. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978087 Higgins, David 087 P-39/P-400 AIRACOBRA vs A6M2/3 ZERO-SEN: New Guinea 1942 After the huge advances made in the early months of the Pacific war, it was in remote New Guinea where the advance of Imperial Japanese Naval Air Force (IJNAF) A6M Zero-sen fighters was first halted due to a series of offensive and defensive aerial battles ranging from treetop height up to 30,000 ft.

Initially, the IJNAF fought Australian Kittyhawks, but by May 1942 they tangled with USAAF P-39 and P-400 Airacobras. The battles unfolded over mountainous terrain with treacherous tropical weather. Neither IJNAF or USAAF pilots had been trained for such extreme conditions, incurring many additional losses aside from those that fell in combat. Using specially commissioned artwork and contemporary photographs and testimony, this explains how, despite their initial deficit in experience and equipment, the Airacobras managed to square the ledger and defend New Guinea. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978067 Holmes, Tony 067 SPITFIRE II/V vs Bf 109F: Channel Front 1940-42 With stunning artwork and detailed analysis, this volume provides a pilot's view of the dramatic clashes between these two legendary fighters, as some of the most gifted and 'big name' aces of World War II went head to head in the skies of NorthWest Europe.

As the Battle of Britain approached its conclusion, two new versions of the famous Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf 109 arrived on the scene. The RAF could see that the Luftwaffe were stepping down their incursions into British airspace, and went on to the offensive. The Spitfire Mark II, and increasingly the Mark V, would fly over the picturesque English channel in fighter sweeps, or to escort vulnerable Blenheim bombers - waiting for them was the Bf 109F 'Friedrich'. Yet despite the reversal of offensive and defensive dispositions, and despite the Luftwaffe deploying the bulk of their fighter. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978079 Lardas, Mark 079 USS LAWRENCE vs HMS DETROIT: The War of 1812 on the Great Lakes The most critical naval fighting during the War of 1812 took place, not on the high seas, but on the inland lakes of North America: the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain. Carrying between 12 and 22 cannon, the British and American sloops-of-war were ship-rigged, brig-rigged or schooner-rigged vessels. Lakes actions often involved two ships facing each other broadside to broadside, the best example of which was the battle of Lake Erie in 1813 where HMS Detroit led a Royal Navy squadron against the USS Lawrence-led US Navy.

Featuring full-color artwork, this lively study investigates the prolonged struggle between British and US sloops-of-war, highlighting the differences between the war on the lakes and the war on the oceans during the Age of Fighting Sail. It reveals the circumstances under which these ships were built, how they were armed, and the human story behind their construction and use in battle. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978084 McNab, Chris 084 SAGGER ANTI-TANK MISSILE vs M60 MAIN BATTLE TANK: Yom Kippur War 1973 The 1973 Yom Kippur War rewrote the textbook on the tactics of modern armored warfare. Unlike the previous major Arab-Israeli war of 1967, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) faced an enemy that had invested heavily in modern Soviet weapon systems and tactics.

Using detailed color artwork and insightful analysis, this book explains how the effective use of the Soviet-supplied AT-3 Sagger (9M14 Malyutka) anti-tank missile allowed small Arab tank-killing teams to destroy Israeli armor at an astonishing rate. It also analyzes the tank that opposed it, the US-built M60A1, which had to fight for survival against the Arab Saggers, and shows how in both the Sinai and the Golan Heights, the IDF quickly learned that firepower and infantry/artillery cooperation were the keys to their survival. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978083 Stille. Mark 083 USN BATTLESHIP vs IJN BATTLESHIP: The Pacific 1942-44 The United States and Japan believed their battleships would play a central role in battle, but after the Pacific War began in December 1941, the role of the battleship proved to be much more limited than either side expected. There would be only two battleship vs battleship actions in the Pacific in World War II, both of which are assessed in this engaging study. At Guadalcanal in 1942, Kirishima faced two modern US battleships, USS Washington and USS South Dakota. In the Surigao Strait in 1944, two World War I-era Japanese battleships, Yamashiro and Fuso, faced six American battleships supported by four heavy cruisers in history's last-ever clash between battleships.

Employing full-color artwork, carefully selected archive photographs, and expert analysis, this examines the two head-to-head clashes between the battleships deployed by the United States and Japan in the struggle for control of the Pacific during World War II. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978078 Zaloga, Steve 078 PANZER 38(t) vs BT-7: Barbarossa 1941 The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign. Indeed, they were the largest tank battles ever fought.

This book examines two evenly matched competitors in this conflict, the German Panzer 38(t) and the Soviet BT-7. Both were of similar size, armed with guns of comparable firepower, and had foreign roots - the Panzer 38(t) was a Czechoslovak design and the BT-7 was an evolution of the American Christie tank. With full-color artwork and archive and present-day photography, this absorbing study assesses the strengths and limitations of these two types against the wider background of armored doctrine in the opening stages of Operation Barbarossa. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2016 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-978078 Zaloga, Steve 078 PANZER 38(t) vs BT-7: Barbarossa 1941 The tank battles in the Soviet Union during the summer of 1941 were the largest in World War II, exceeding even the more famous Prokhorovka encounter during the Kursk campaign. Indeed, they were the largest tank battles ever fought.

This book examines two evenly matched competitors in this conflict, the German Panzer 38(t) and the Soviet BT-7. Both were of similar size, armed with guns of comparable firepower, and had foreign roots - the Panzer 38(t) was a Czechoslovak design and the BT-7 was an evolution of the American Christie tank. With full-color artwork and archive and present-day photography, this absorbing study assesses the strengths and limitations of these two types against the wider background of armored doctrine in the opening stages of Operation Barbarossa. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2016 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-978080 Zaloga, Steven 080 PERSHING vs TIGER: Germany 1945 During the final battles on World War II's Western Front, the legendary German Tiger I heavy tank clashed with the brand-new M26 Pershing fielded by the United States. The Tiger I had earned a formidable reputation by the end of 1944, although its non-sloped armor and poor mobility meant it was being superseded by the Tiger II or 'King Tiger'. While the Tiger I had been in the front lines since 1942, the US Pershing first entered combat in late February 1945, and more than 20 Pershings would see action before war's end.

This book examines the dramatic Tiger/Pershing duel at Elsdorf in Germany, and also assesses the clashes between German armour and the sole 'Super Pershing' deployed to Europe. Featuring full-colour artwork, carefully chosen photographs and specially commissioned maps, this is the story of the first US heavy tanks in combat with the fearsome Tiger I during the last months of World War II in Europe. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-984112 McGovern Terrance 112 DEFENSES OF BERMUDA: 1612-1995 Due to its location in the western North Atlantic some 600 miles off the Carolinas and halfway between Halifax in Canada and Jamaica in the West Indies, the island of Bermuda was a key naval haven for the Royal Navy over the centuries. It was vital for the Navy first in the development of its American colonies, then during its rivalry with the United States, and finally as allies with the United States.

The need to defend its 64 miles of coastline and ports has resulted in the construction of about 50 forts from 1617 to 1945 even though its total land mass is only 20.6 square miles. This led to an incredible concentration of fortifications with 2.5 forts for every square mile.

Today, the legacy of these defense efforts remain either as disused structures or parks scattered throughout Bermuda, many of them now popular tourist attractions. Using stunning commissioned artwork and meticulous research, this is the fascinating story of Britain's 'Gibraltar of the West.' 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992119 Chambers, Mark 119 NAKAJIMA B5N 'Kate' and B6N 'Jill' Units Entering service during the Sino-Japanese War, the Nakajima B5N (code-named 'Kate') excelled and went on to achieve surprising and dramatic successes in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It also contributed to the sinking of the US aircraft carriers USS Lexington at the Battle of the Coral Sea, USS Yorktown at the Battle of Midway, and USS Hornet at the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.

Its replacement, the Nakajima B6N 'Jill', while a marked improvement over its illustrious predecessor, was never able to achieve its full potential in combat due to advances in Allied aircraft, finding itself relegated to the dreaded Kamikaze strikes in the latter part of the war.
Using previously unpublished photographs as well as color illustrations, this book will cover the history of the 'Kate' and 'Jill' torpedo/attack bombers, including their design and development, as well as the combat highs and lows of the Imperial Japanese Navy's premier torpedo-bombers. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992125 Davies, Peter 125 US NAVY F-4 PHANTOM II UNITS OF THE VIETNAM WAR: 1969-73 Although the F-4 Phantom II was the most important fighter-bomber to see action with all three American services during the Vietnam War, it was essentially a US Navy design, and the carrier-borne squadron crews were its main operators in combat.

The aircraft pioneered the use of long-range, radar-guided missiles in combat, although the majority of its Vietnam missions involved ground-attack with a variety of innovative ordnance.

From 1968 to 1973 the Phantom II was the standard US Navy fighter in Southeast Asia, having replaced several other types. Its performance and versatility enabled it to perform a variety of different missions, and switch roles as necessary, in the assault on some of the world's most heavily defended territory. Including detailed color profiles and first-person commentary from active participants in the F-4's naval combat history, this is a detailed study of the US armed services' most famous post-war fighter. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992124 Falconer, Jonathan 124 SHORT STIRLING UNITS OF WORLD WAR 2 Of the RAF's trio of four-engined heavy bombers in WWII, the mighty Short Stirling was the first to enter service in August 1940. From its first raid in February 1941, the Stirling was at the forefront of the British night bombing offensive against Germany before unacceptably high losses forced its relegation to second-line duties later in the war.

In its modified form as the Mark IV, the Stirling fulfilled vital roles with the RAF as a paratroop transport and glider tug on D-Day, Arnhem, and on the Rhine crossing as well as flying countless Special Duties operations over Occupied Europe and Norway. Its last gasp was in 1948-49 when a handful of Mk Vs were acquired by the Royal Egyptian Air Force to bomb Israel in the First Arab-Israeli War. Containing numerous first-hand combat accounts from the crews that flew the bomber and detailed profile artwork. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992120 Forsyth, Robert 120 JU 52/3m BOMBER AND TRANSPORT UNITS 1936-41 The all-metal Junkers JU-52/3m enjoyed a solid - indeed, revered - reputation amongst its crews and the troops and paratroopers who used and depended on it. For more than 10 years, it saw service as a successful military transport. Its distinctive, three-engined design and corrugated metal construction was instantly recognizable. It was a mainstay in the Luftwaffe's inventory, first seeing service in the 1930s in bombing and transport operations in the Spanish Civil War, and subsequently during the German invasion of Poland. It then served on every front on which the Luftwaffe was deployed until May 1945.

The Junkers served as a stalwart transport, confronting both freezing temperatures and ice, and heat and dust, lifting men, animals, food and supplies vital for German military operations. This, the first of two books on the JU-52/3m, details its service as a bomber in Spain and in South America, followed by its pivotal role in early war operations during the invasions of Poland and France, the airborne invasion of Crete and the early stages of Operation Barbarossa. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992123 Forsyth, Robert 123 HEINKEL HE 177 UNITS OF WORLD WAR 2 In many ways, the Heinkel He 177 'Greif' (Griffon) was Nazi Germany's 'lost' strategic bomber. With some fundamental creases ironed out, and built in large numbers, the He 177 would have offered the Luftwaffe the means with which to carry out long-range, mass bombing attacks against targets of a strategic nature.

Although competing interests and personalities served to prevent this from happening, from mid-1943 the aircraft nevertheless saw service over England, the Atlantic, the Mediterranean and in Russia. The He 177 flew to the end of the war, with some machines undertaking extremely hazardous low-level missions against Soviet armour in Poland in late 1944-45.

Filled with detailed artwork and contemporary photographs, this tells the story of this aircraft, including the political infighting at the top of the Luftwaffe's hierarchy that stymied its development, its radical technical design and its state-of-the-art weaponry. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992122 Mattiolli, Marco 122 SAVOIA-MARCHETTA S.79 SPARVIERO BOMBER UNITS Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as a transport, the aircraft had evolved into a dedicated medium bomber by the time the S.79-I made its combat debut in the Spanish Civil War in 1936.

During WWII, it became Italy's most successful bomber, and the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Although initially hampered by poor tactics, the S.79 bomber crews nonetheless scored sunk a number of Allied vessels, and provided a constant threat to Allied sailors in the Mediterranean in the early stages of the war. In East Africa and the Red Sea the Sparvieri were the most modern bombers in-theater, proving a challenge to RAF and SAAF biplane fighters.

Using specially commissioned full-color artwork, first-hand accounts, and historic photographs, this volume chronicles the history of the S.79's war in the Mediterranean, North African, Balkan, and East African theaters. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-992121 Morgan, Rick 121 A-6 INTRUDER UNITS 1974-96 In the three decades following Vietnam, the veteran A-6 Intruder remained the most powerful strike aircraft available to the US Navy and Marine Corps. Engaged in operations over Cambodia, Lebanon and Libya during the 1970s and 80s, the A-6 maintained its reputation as the 'Main Battery' of carrier aviation, remaining in service through the First Gulf War up until 1996 when its duties were taken over by the F-14 Tomcat.

Details the technological developments that were introduced to the airframe after that conflict and how it shaped the operational employment of the aircraft. Filled with first-hand accounts from pilots and navigators, as well as profile artwork and photographs, this is the complete story of the US Navy's main medium attack aircraft in the latter part of the Cold War. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-993136 Chapis, Stephen 136 ALLIED JET KILLERS OF WORLD WAR 2 Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets - principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter - from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft's speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this deadly threat as the Luftwaffe targeted the medium and heavy bombers attacking targets across the Reich.

A number of high-scoring aces from the Eighth Air Force (Drew, Glover, Meyer, Norley, and Yeager, to name but a few) succeeded in claiming Me 262s, Me 163, and Ar 234s during the final months of the campaign, as did RAF aces like Tony Gaze and 'Foob' Fairbanks. The exploits of both famous and little-known pilots will be chronicled in this volume, detailing how they pushed their P-47s, P-51s, Spitfires, and Tempests to the limits of their performance in order to down the Luftwaffe's 'wonder weapons.' 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-993134 Forsyth, Robert 134 JAGDGESCHWADER 1 'Oesau' Aces 1939-45 Formed shortly after the outbreak of World War 2, and equipped with Messerschmitt Bf 109Es, Jagdgeschwader 1 was initially tasked to defend the regional North Sea and Baltic coastal areas and Germany's main port cities and naval bases. The greatest task for JG 1 though came after 1942 in its defense of the Reich against the US Eighth Air Force's B-17s and B-24s, bearing the brunt of defense against increasingly regular, larger and deep penetrating USAAF daylight bomber raids with fighter escort. Levels of attrition subsequently grew, but so did experience among the leading aces, who were often the subject of propaganda films and literature.

Many of Germany's most famous World War 2 aces flew with JG 1 including Herbert Ihlefeld (132 victories), Heinz Bar (220) and Walter Oesau (127), piloting Bf 109Es, Fw 190s and the Heinkel 162 jet fighter. Packed with photographs and profile artwork and revealing first-hand accounts, this is the compelling story of the Luftwaffe fighter pilots who battled to defend the skies of Germany. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-993132 Goss, Chris 132 JAGDGESCHWADER 53 'PIK-AS' Bf 109 ACES OF 1940 Boasting pilots who had been blooded in the Spanish Civil War, Jagdgeschwader 53 (JG 53) 'Pik As' or 'Ace of Spades' achieved great success in the skies over France and Britain in 1940. It was infamous amongst its opponents for the quality and caliber of its aces - men such as Werner Molders, Hans-Karl Mayer, and Rolf Pingel. These aces won numerous Knight's Crosses for their exploits in 1940, credited with 258 victories, with 51 pilots being killed or captured. This study follows these pilots of JG 53 into battle, telling the stories of their victories, losses, and ultimate fate.

Contains 36 profile illustrations depicting the drastic change in appearance of their aircraft over time and complemented by thorough research. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-993135 Toperczer, Istvan 135 MiG-21 ACES OF THE VIETNAM WAR Having learned their trade on the subsonic MiG-17, pilots of the Vietnamese People's Air Force (VPAF) received their first examples of the legendary MiG-21 supersonic fighter in 1966. Soon thrown into combat over North Vietnam, the guided-missile equipped MiG-21 proved a deadly opponent for the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps crews striking at targets deep in communist territory.

Although the communist pilots initially struggled to come to terms with the fighter's air-search radar and weapons systems, the ceaseless cycle of combat operations quickly honed their skills. Indeed, by the time the last US aircraft (a B-52) was claimed by the VPAF on 28 December 1972, no fewer than 13 pilots had become aces flying the MiG-21.

Fully illustrated with wartime photographs and detailed color artwork plates, and including enthralling combat reports, this book examines the many variants of the MiG-21 that fought in the conflict, the schemes they wore, and the pilots that flew them. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995261 Cappellano, Filippo 261 ITALIAN ARMOURED & RECONNAISSANCE CARS 1911-45 The first Italian armored cars were used in the war in Libya in 1911-12 against the Ottoman Empire. With few tanks being developed, the Italians relied instead on the development of more mobile armored cars like the Ansaldo Lancia 1 Z, during World War I, but post-war the army, focusing on the Alpine battlegrounds of Italy's northern borders, did not consider armored cars suitable for reconnaissance duties.

The experience of the Spanish Civil War would provide the much needed last push for the Italians to develop modern armored cars. The result were the famous AB 41-43 models, which fought against the British in North Africa and Marshall Tito's forces in Yugoslavia, along with other vehicles such as the AS 36 light armored car.

Using detailed color plates and contemporary photographs, this book examines the development of the Italian armored car in the two world wars and the inter-war years, from the deserts of North Africa to the slopes of the Alps. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995244 D'Amato, Raffaele 244 IMPERIAL ROMAN WARSHIPS 193-565 AD The period of relative peace enjoyed by the Roman Empire in its first two centuries ended with the Marcomannic Wars. The following centuries saw near-constant warfare, which brought new challenges for the Roman Navy -- not only patrolling the Mediterranean but also fighting against invaders with real naval skill such as Genseric and his Vandals.

With research from newly discovered shipwrecks and archaeological finds as well as the rich contemporary source material, this study examines the equipment and tactics used by the navy and the battles they fought in this tumultuous period, which includes the fall of Rome and the resurgence of the Eastern Empire under Justinian the Great.

Includes illustrations, carefully researched ship profiles, and maps, this is the third volume in Osprey's Roman Warships miniseries. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995250 Donnell, Clayton 250 MAGINOT LINE GUN TURRETS: And French Gun Turret Development 1880-1940 The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it was designed to prevent German troops from ever setting foot on French soil again.

Its primary defensive weapons were the gun turrets. Beginning development in the 1870s and improving on German designs, they were constructed out of steel wedges and could revolve and disappear from sight after firing, making them impervious to enemy bombardment. They were deadly accurate and created havoc on the German units that attacked the line during their invasion of France in 1940.

This fully illustrated study will examine the technical details of the French artillery turrets. It will show the evolution of the design of the guns and turrets used in the French forts before and during World War I, then those built exclusively for the Maginot Line to give a comprehensive overview of the weapons designed to protect France from invasion. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995260 Hampshire, Edward 260 SOVIET CRUISE MISSILE SUBMARINES OF THE COLD WAR The Soviet Union's cruise missile submarines from the modified Whiskey, to the Oscar II classes were among the most formidable vessels of the Cold War. They were initially designed to carry land attack nuclear-tipped cruise missiles designed to strike targets on the eastern coast of the United States.

By the late 1960s, however, submarine-launched ballistic missiles made the nuclear land-attack mission unnecessary, so existing classes were converted to the 'carrier killer' role, armed with anti-ship cruise missiles designed to destroy US super-carriers and other important naval targets.

This fully illustrated study examines these powerful machines that were some of the largest and fastest submarines ever built. If war had broken out, they would have been at the forefront of the Soviet Navy's campaign to destroy NATO's sea power and cut America's sea link with Europe. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995243 Harmse, Kyle and Dunstan, Simon 243 SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOUR OF THE BORDER WAR 1975-89 The Border War saw the biggest armored battles in Africa since World War II. Starting as a counter-insurgency operation by the South African Defense Force (SADF) against the South West Africa People's Organization, South Africa became embroiled in the complex Angolan Civil War, where they came up against enemies well supplied with equipment and armored vehicles from the Soviet Union.

With the aid of illustrations and photographs, this study details the characteristics, capabilities and performance of the wide variety of armored vehicles deployed by the SADF, from the Eland armored car to the Ratel infantry combat vehicle and the Olifant tank. Designed for the unique conditions of the region, South Africa's armour was distinctive and innovative, and has influenced the design of counterinsurgency armored vehicles around the world. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995256 HIll, Alexander 256 SOVIET DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR II The Soviet Navy that faced the German onslaught in 1941 boasted a mixture of modern warships, often built with foreign technical assistance, and antiquated warships from the Tsarist era that were modernised for the conflict.

Some Soviet naval vessels saw limited involvement in the war against Finland in 1939-1940, but the main action occurred after the German invasion, when these destroyers escorted convoys, fought battles against other destroyers and the deadly threat posed by attacking aircraft, and provided fire support for Soviet troops. Covers from the Gnevny class of the pre-war period to the specialist destroyer leaders of the Leningrad class and the unique Tashkent. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995246 Konstam, Angus 246 BRITISH DESTROYERS 1939-45 (1): Pre-War Classes The Royal Navy entered World War II with a large but eclectic fleet of destroyers. Some of these were veterans of World War I, fit only for escort duties. Most though, had been built during the inter-war period, and were regarded as both reliable and versatile. Danger though lurked across the seas as new destroyers being built in Germany, Italy, and Japan were larger and better armored.

Until the new, larger Tribal-class destroyers could enter service, these vessels would have to hold the line. Used mainly to hunt submarines, protect convoys from aerial attack, and take out other destroyers, these ships served across the globe during the war.

This fully illustrated study is the first in a two-part series on the real workhorses of the wartime Royal Navy, focusing on how these aging ships took on the formidable navies of the Axis powers. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995253 Konstam, Angus 253 BRITISH DESTROYERS 1939-45: Wartime-Built classes As the possibility of war loomed in the 1930s, the British Admiralty looked to update their fleet of destroyers to compete with the new ships being built by Germany and Japan, resulting in the commissioning of the powerful Tribal-class. These were followed by the designing of the first of several slightly smaller ships, which carried fewer guns than the Tribals, but were armed with a greatly enlarged suite of torpedoes. The first of these, the 'J/K/M class' was followed by a number of wartime variants, with slight changes to their weaponry to suit different wartime roles.

Designed to combat enemy surface warships, aircraft and U-boats, the British built these destroyers to face off against anything the enemy could throw at them. Using a collection of contemporary photographs and beautiful color artwork, this is a fascinating new study of the ships that formed the backbone of the Royal Navy during World War II. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995257 Neville, Leigh 257 TECHNICALS: Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to Modern Special Forces Over the last 30 years, the 'technical' or armed pick-up truck has become arguably the most ubiquitous military land vehicle of modern warfare.

Harking back to the armed Jeeps and Chevrolet trucks of the SAS and Long Range Desert Group in North Africa in World War II, the world's first insurgent technicals were those of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army in Algeria in the late 1970s, followed by the Chadian use of technical in the so-called Toyota War against Libya. Since then, technicals have seen use in Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, as well as being used by Western and Russian Special Forces.

Fully illustrated with commissioned artwork and providing rigorous analysis, this is the first history of how this deceptively simple fighting vehicle has been used and developed in conflicts worldwide
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1-995252 Prenatt, Jamie 252 M113 APC 1960-75: US, ARVN, and Australian Variants in Vietnam The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armored vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple 'battlefield taxi', over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55 years later, many thousands are still in use. In addition to its original role of transporting troops across the battlefield, specialized versions perform a multitude of other functions including command and control, fire support, anti-tank and anti-aircraft defense, and casualty evacuation.

This new fully-illustrated study examines the service record of the M113 from its initial fielding through to the end of the Vietnam War. It will also describe the many US, South Vietnamese, and Australian variants of the M113 used in the Vietnam War as well as information on tactics, unit tables of organization and equipment, and a selection of engagements in which the M113 played a decisive role. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995249 Romanych, Marc 249 RAILWAY GUNS OF WORLD WAR I World War I was the Golden Age of the railway gun. Even though at the start of the conflict none of the armies possessed any railway artillery pieces and the very idea was comparatively new, more railway guns were used during this war than in any other conflict.

Designed to break the stalemate of trench warfare, the first railway guns were simple, improvised designs made by mounting surplus coastal defense, fortress, and naval guns onto existing commercial railway carriages. As the war dragged on, railway artillery development shifted to longer range guns that could shell targets deep behind enemy lines. This change of role brought much larger and more sophisticated guns often manufactured by mounting long-barrel naval guns to specially-designed railway carriages.

This book details the design and development of railway guns during World War I from the very first basic designs to massive purpose built 'monster' railway guns. Accompanying the text are many rare, never-before-published, photographs and color illustrations depicting how these weapons were used during World War I. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995248 Stille, Mark 248 IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY ANTISUBMARINE ESCORTS: 1941-45 This volume details the history, weapons and tactics of the IJN's anti-submarine warfare escorts. These include the Momi class of second-rate destroyers, the Tomodzuru and Ootori classes of torpedo boars, and the several types of ASW escorts built from 1937 up to the end of the war.

In 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) went to war with a marginal anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. This was a lamentable state of affairs for a nation dependent upon imports to sustain its war economy. There were only a few purpose-built ASW escorts available at the start of the war and these were augmented by a handful of second-class destroyers and a dozen torpedo boats. Once the magnitude of the threat to Japan's shipping became fully apparent in 1943, the IJN made plans for mass production of ASW escorts. These arrived in 1944, but could not stop the massacre of Japanese shipping by increasingly bold and effective American submarines. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995251 Stille, Mark 251 US NAVY ESCORT CARRIERS 1942-45 While not as famous as their larger and faster sister ships such as the Essex- and Yorktown-class carriers, escort carriers made an enormous contribution towards Allied victory both in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. Rather than relying on size or speed, it was their sheer numbers that made them so effective. Indeed, the Casablanca-class escort carrier was the most-produced aircraft carrier in history.

In partnership with the Royal Navy, they provided the backbone of Allied anti-submarine efforts in the Atlantic, finally and irrevocably turning the tide of the war against the U-boats in 1943. In the Pacific, they provided the air cover for the series of landings which led to the doorstep of Japan by 1945. These robust ships faced submarine, air, and even surface threats from the Japanese, but proved able to contend with everything thrown their way.

Fully illustrated with contemporary photographs and unique specially commissioned artwork, this book shines a new light on these unjustly overlooked workhorses of the US Navy -- ships that helped usher in the Allied victory over the Axis powers in the Atlantic and Pacific. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995258 Stille, Mark 258 Italian Cruisers of World War II The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven large 10,000-ton heavy cruisers. Italian light cruisers also possessed an interesting design history and were involved in every major fleet engagement in the Mediterranean, as well as several smaller encounters with units of the British Royal Navy.

Fully illustrated with specially commissioned artwork, this fascinating volume examines the history of the Regia Marina's cruisers during World War II where they came up against the might of the British Royal Navy.
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1-995245 Zaloga, Steven 245 EARLY US ARMOR TANKS: 1916-40 Between the two World Wars, the US contributed significantly to the development of the tank, a weapon invented by the British and the French seeking a way to break through the lines of German trenches. From the employment of the French Renault FT and British Mark V during their involvement in World War I, the US branched out with their own indigenous designs including the M1 Cavalry Car and the M2 Light and Medium tanks, the precursors to the Stuart and Grant tanks of World War II. Tank designers in this period faced unique challenges and so the story of early American armor is littered with failures amongst the successes. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995247 Zaloga, Steven 247 SOVIET LEND-LEASE TANKS OF WORLD WAR II The Red Army suffered such catastrophic losses of armour in the summer of 1941 that they begged Britain and the United States to send tanks. The first batches arrived in late 1941, just in time to take part in the defense of Moscow. The supplies of British tanks encompassed a very wide range of types including the Matilda, Churchill, and Valentine and even a few Tetrarch airborne tanks. American tanks included the M3 (Stuart) light tank and M3 (Lee) medium tank and the M4 Sherman tank, which became so common in 1944-45 that entire Soviet tank corps were equipped with the type.

This study examines the different types of tanks shipped to the Soviet Union during the war, Soviet assessments of their merits and problems, and combat accounts of their use in Soviet service using full color artwork, contemporary photographs and detailed cut-away illustrations. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995254 Zaloga, Steven 254 EARLY US ARMOR: Armored Cars 1915-40 The first American armored cars began to emerge around the turn of the century, seeing their first military use in 1916 during the Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa. When the United States entered World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces used some armored cars in France, and American armored cars were used by the French Army.

The inter-war years saw considerable innovation and experimentation in armored car design. Of the 1930s scout car designs, the M3A1 scout car was good enough to be produced in very large numbers in World War II, and was widely exported to many other armies via Lend-Lease. It also served as the basis for the late M2 and M3 armored half-tracks. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-995255 Zaloga, Steven 255 T-90 STANDARD TANK: The First Tank of the New Russia In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favor of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of the T-72 family, but the name change represented an important break in Russian/Soviet tank design history.

The T-90 has become the principal export tank of Russia, and is in service in large numbers in many countries including Algeria, India, and many of the former Soviet republics. Using detailed illustrations and full color artwork, this book will also describe the evolution of the T-90s many failed successors including the little known Bokser, Molot, and T-95, as well as its likely successor, the new T-14 Armata, and the wide range of specialized vehicles based on the T-90 chassis such as the formidable Terminator tank support vehicle. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996304 Alford, Bob 304 DARWIN 1942: The Japanese Attack on Australia Following the devastating raids on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, lightning advances by Japanese forces throughout the Pacific and the Far East, and a desperate battle by the Allied command in the Dutch East Indies, it became evident that an attack on Australia was more a matter of 'when' and not 'if.'

On 19 February, just 11 weeks after the attacks on Pearl Harbor and two weeks after the fall of Singapore, the same Japanese battle group that had attacked Hawaii was ordered to attack the ill-prepared and under-defended Australian port of Darwin.

Publishing 75 years after this little-known yet devastating attack, this fully-illustrated study details what happened on that dramatic day in 1942 with the help of contemporary photographs, maps, and profiles of the commanders and machines. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996323 Cansiere, Romain 323 BLANC MONT RIDGE 1918: America's Forgotten Victory The dominating Blanc Mont Ridge complex in the Champagne region of France was home to some of the most complex German defenses on the Western Front. Its heights offered artillery observation that made even approaching the ridge virtually suicidal.

Pessimistic about the ability of depleted and demoralized French units to capture the position, General Henri Gouraud was granted the use of two American divisions: the veteran 2nd 'Indianhead' Division, including the 4th (Marine) Brigade, and the untested 36th 'Arrowhead' Division of the Texas and Oklahoma National Guard.

This fully illustrated book describes this Allied offensive with American troops in the vanguard, and shows how despite the heavy losses it sustained to both manpower and supporting armour, they eventually forced the Germans to abandon most of the region in one of the largest withdrawals of the war. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996306 Chun, Clayton 306 LUZON 1945: The Final Liberation of the Philippines Driven from the Philippines in 1942, General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon. Containing the capital of Manila, vital natural resources, and thousands of Allied prisoners of war, the triumph at Luzon would be a vital step on the road to victory as the Americans continued to island-hop their way towards the Japanese home islands.

This book details one of the hardest-fought campaigns of the Pacific War with Japanese fatalities topping 200,000 on Luzon. Emphasizing the differences in Japanese and American strategy, and detailing the combat operations of the campaign, this volume tells the story of how MacArthur kept his promise to return and liberate the Philippines. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996324 DeVries, Kelly 324 CAMPALDINO 1289: The Battle That Made Dante Campaldino is one of the important battles between the Guelphs and Ghibellines - the major political factions in the city states of central and northern Italy. It heralded the rise of Florence to a dominant position over the area of Tuscany and was one of the last occasions when the Italian city militias contested a battle, with the 14th century seeing the rise of the condottiere in Italy's Wars. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996305 Forczyk, Robert 305 KURSK 1943: The Southern Front Mauled at Stalingrad, the German army looked to regain the initiative on the Eastern Front with a huge offensive launched near the city of Kursk, 280 miles Southwest of Moscow. Armed with the new Panther tank, Hitler and Field Marshal von Manstein were confident that they could inflict another crushing defeat on the Soviet Union. What they did not know is that the Soviets knew about the coming attack, and they were ready.

This book focuses on the southern front of this campaign, which featured one of the biggest clash of armor of the war in the battle of Prokhorovka. It details the tactics and mistakes of the army commanders as they orchestrated one of the bloodiest battles in World War II. Includes campaign maps, stunning photographs, and vivid artwork. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996318 Forczyk, Robert 318 THE KUBAN 1943: The Wehrmacht's Last Stand in the Caucasus In the summer of 1942, the Wehrmacht invaded the Caucasus in order to overrun critical oil production facilities at Maikop, Grozny, and Baku. However, the Red Army stopped the Germans short of their objectives and then launched a devastating winter counteroffensive that encircled them at Stalingrad.

Consequently, Hitler grudgingly ordered an evacuation from the Caucasus, but ordered 17. Armee to fortify the Kuban bridgehead and hold it at all costs in order to leave open the possibility of future offensives. On the other side, the Soviet Stavka ordered the North Caucasus Front and the Black Sea Fleet to eliminate the Kuban bridgehead as soon as possible. The stage was set for a contest between an immovable object and an unstoppable force.

With the help of stunning specially commissioned artwork, this book tells the enthralling story of the impressive but strategically foolish German stand at Kuban, which tied down seven Soviet armies in a sideshow battle of attrition, which the Soviets dubbed 'the Kuban meat grinder.' 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996317 Ford, Ken 317 OPERATION MARKET GARDEN 1944 (3): The British XXX Corps Missions Field Marshal Montgomery's plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944 led to the hugely ambitions Operation Market-Garden. Part of this plan called for a rapid advance from Belgium through Holland up to and across the lower Rhine by the British XXX Corps along a single road already dominated by airborne troops.

Their objective along this road was the bridge at Arnhem, the target of British and Polish airborne troops. Once XXX Corps had reached this bridge it would then make for the German industrial area of the Ruhr. The operation was bold in outlook but risky in concept.

Using specially commissioned artwork and detailed analysis, Ken Ford completes his trilogy on Operation Market-Garden by examining this attack which, if successful, could have shortened the war in the west considerably. Yet it turned out to be a bridge too far. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996312 Herder, Brian Lane 312 OPERATION TORCH 1942: The Invasion of French North Africa Following US entry into WWII, the US adopted a Europe First strategy. The first joint US-British operation was an amphibious invasion of French North Africa, designed to relieve pressure on their new Soviet allies, eliminate the threat of the French navy joining the Germans, and to shore up the vulnerability of British imperial possessions and trade routes through the Mediterranean.

Operation Torch was the largest and most complex amphibious invasion of its time. In November 1942, three landings took place simultaneously across the French North African coast in an ambitious attempt to trap and annihilate the Axis' North African armies between the invading forces under General Eisenhower and British Field-Marshall Montgomery's Eighth Army in Egypt. Includes full color artwork, maps, and contemporary photographs. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996319 Katochm Hemant Singh 319 IMPHAL 1944: The Japanese Invasion of India In March 1944, the Japanese Fifteenth Army launched an offensive into India from Burma. Named 'U Go', its main objective was the capture of the town of Imphal, which provided the easiest route between India and Burma. Whoever controlled it, controlled access between the two countries. Facing off against the Japanese was the British 14th Army and its Imphal-based 4 Corps. For the next four months, over 200,000 men clashed in the hills and valley of Manipur in what has since been described as one of the greatest battles of World War II.

Although numbers vary, it is estimated that some 30,000 Japanese soldiers died and 23,000 were injured at Imphal-Kohima in 1944 due to fighting, disease, and in the retreat back to Burma. It remains the largest defeat on land ever for the Japanese Army. With fully commissioned artwork and maps, this is the complete story of the turning point in the Burma campaign in World War II. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996309 Lai, Benjamin 309 SHANGHAI AND NANJING 1937: Massacre on the Yangtze From 1931, China and Japan had been embroiled in a number of small-scale conflicts that had seen vast swathes of territory being occupied by the Japanese. On 7 July 1937, the Japanese engineered the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which led to the fall of Beijing and Tianjin and the start of a de facto state of war between the two countries. This force then moved south, landing an expeditionary force to take Shanghai and from there drive west to capture Nanjing.

This fully-illustrated book tells the story of the Japanese assault on these two great Chinese cities. The battle of Shanghai was the first large-scale urban warfare of World War II and one of the bloodiest battles of the entire Sino-Japanese War. The determined resistance by Chinese inflicted sizable Japanese casualties, and may well have contributed to the subsequent massacre of prisoners and civilians in the battle of Nanjing, tarnishing Japan's reputation in the eyes of the world. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996314 Lardas, Mark 314 NASHVILLE 1866: From the Tennessee to the Cumberland In September 1864, the Confederate army abandoned Atlanta and were on the verge of being driven out of the critical state of Tennessee. In an attempt to regain the initiative, John Bell Hood launched an attack on Union General Sherman's supply lines, before pushing north in an attempt to retake Tennessee's capital Nashville.

This fully illustrated book examines the three-month campaign that followed, one that confounded the expectations of both sides. Instead of fighting Sherman's Union Army of the Tennessee, the Confederates found themselves fighting an older and more traditional enemy: the Army of the Cumberland. This was led by George R. Thomas, an unflappable general temperamentally different than either the mercurial Hood or Sherman. The resulting campaign was both critical and ignored, despite the fact that for eleven weeks the fate of the Civil War was held in the balance. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996311 Martin, Scott 311 SAVANNAH 1779: The British Turn South In 1778, Great Britain launched a second invasion of the southern colonies as part of the 'southern strategy' for victory in the American Revolutionary War. A force of 3,000 British soldiers, Hessians and Loyalists was dispatched from New York City to capture Savannah, capital of the State of Georgia. The city fell in December 1778, and became a base for British operations in the southern colonies. Desperate to regain one of the most important southern cities, Continental troops under General Benjamin Lincoln joined forces with a French naval expedition under the Admiral Charles-Henri d'Estaing in an an all-out assault on the British fortified positions protecting Savannah.

This fully illustrated study examines the costly French and Patriot attempts to retake Savannah. Replete with stunning artwork and specially commissioned maps, this is the complete story of one of the bloodiest campaigns of the American Revolutionary War. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996315 McCluskey, Allstair 315 THE HINDENBURG LINE 1918: Haig's Forgotten Triumph From 26 September until 8 October 1918, the Allied armies in France launched their largest ever combined offensive on the Western Front of World War I. The British, French, American and Belgian armies launched four attacks in rapid succession across a 250km front between the Argonne and Flanders.

At the center of this huge assault the British, First, Third and Fourth Armies, led by Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, breached the formidable Hindenburg Line defenses and drove the Kaiser's Army from its last fully prepared defensive position west of the German border.

The impact of this defeat had a shattering effect on the Germans with their army admitting for the first time that an armistice was required to save it from annihilation. Although these decisive results were to a large extent consequences of the battle of the Hindenburg Line, the subsequent controversies over the conduct of the war meant that it went unheralded and has remained Haig's forgotten triumph. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996307 McNally, McNally 307 FONTENOY 1745: Cumberland's Bloody Defeat A disputed succession to the Austrian throne led to general war between the leading powers of Europe in 1740, with France, Spain and Prussia on one side, and Britain, Habsburg Austria and the Dutch Republic on the other. While fighting occurred across the globe, the bloodiest battles were fought on the European continent, with none more costly than the battle of Fontenoy in 1745.

Fearing an encirclement of France by a resurgent Habsburg-controlled Austria, the French commander Marshall Saxe planned to overrun the Austrian Netherlands, thereby dealing a decisive blow against their enemy's ability to wage war. Saxe's army, the cream of the French military, invaded and set up a defensive position at Fontenoy, near Tournai - daring his enemies to knock him off his perch.

This title, beautifully illustrated with full color plates, is an in-depth study of the British Duke of Cumberland's attempt to assault Saxe's position. It focuses on the inability of allied leaders to coordinate their attacks and how Cumberland came within a whisker of achieving a major victory. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996310 Powell, Lindsay 310 THE BAR KOKHBA WAR AD 132-136: The Last Jewish Revolt Against Imperial Rome In AD 132, Shim'on Ben Koseba, a rebel leader who assumed the messianic name Shim'on Bar Kokhba ('Son of a Star'), led the people of Judaea in open rebellion, aiming to establish their own independent Jewish state and to liberate Jerusalem from the Romans. During the ensuing 'Bar Kokhba War' (AKA the Second Jewish War), the insurgents held their own against the crack Roman troops sent by Emperor Hadrian for three-and-a-half years. The cost of this rebellion was catastrophic: hundreds of thousands of casualties, the destruction and enslavement of Jewish communities and a ban on Jews entering Jerusalem. Bar Kokhba remains important in Israel today because he was the last leader of a Jewish state before the rise of Zionism in modern times.

This fully illustrated volume explores the gripping story of the uprising, profiling its rebel leader Bar Kokhba as well as the Emperor Hadrian and his generals, and assesses the impact that this violent rebellion had on the region and those that were displaced. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996321 Sheppard, Si 321 TENOCHTITLAN 1519-21: Clash of Civilizations In 1519, the Conquistador Hernan Cortes landed on the mainland of the Americas. His quest to serve God, win gold, and achieve glory drove him into the heartland of what is now Mexico, where no European had ever set foot before. He marched towards to the majestic city of Tenochtitlan, floating like a jewel in the midst of Lake Texcoco.

This encounter brought together cultures that had hitherto evolved in complete isolation from each other - Catholic Spain and the Aztec Empire. What ensued was the swift escalation from a clash of civilizations to a war of the worlds. At the conclusion of the Conquistador campaign of 1519-21, Tenochtitlan lay in ruins, the last Aztec Emperor was in chains, and Spanish authority over the native peoples had been definitively asserted.

With the colorful personalities -- Cortes, Malinche, Pedro Alvarez, Cuitlahuac, Cuauhtemoc -- driving the narrative, and the vivid differences in uniforms, weapons, and fighting styles between the rival armies, illustrated with specially commissioned artwork, this explains the collapse of the Aztec Empire. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996313 Stille, Mark 313 THE PHILIPPINE SEA 1944: The Last Great Carrier Battle After suffering devastating losses in the huge naval battles at Midway and the Soloman Islands, the Imperial Japanese navy attempted to counter-attack against the US forces threatening the Home Islands. Involving the US Fifth Fleet and the Japanese Mobile Fleet, the battle of the Philippine Sea took place during the United States' amphibious invasion of the Mariana Islands during the Pacific War.

The two fleets clashed on 19-20 June 1944 and the Japanese carrier fighters were shot down in devastating numbers by US aircraft in what became known as the 'Great Marianas Turkey Shoot,' before US counterattacks and submarine strikes forced the withdrawal of the Japanese fleet. Fully illustrated with stunning specially commissioned artwork, this tells the enthralling story of the last, and largest, carrier battle of the Pacific War, the one that saw the end of the Imperial Japanese Navy as a formed fighting force. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996316 Whitewood, Dickon 316 SHREWSBURY 1403: Struggle for a Fragile Crown The battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 is one of the most important battles in English history. King Henry IV faced his erstwhile ally Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland in a bloody contest on a field outside the Shropshire town of Shrewsbury where two English armies, well-matched, and fighting with similar equipment and tactics, struggled in an archery duel in which the arrows 'fell like leaves in Autumn', before the battle was ultimately decided in close quarter hand-to-hand combat. With his victory, Henry IV secured the Lancastrian hold on the kingdom and demonstrated the right of his bloodline to the throne.

Using full-color artwork and specially commissioned battlefield maps and illustrations, this is the fascinating story of the battle without which the reign of Henry V, his wars and glorious victories against the French, and the later disastrous reign of Henry VI and subsequent Wars of the Roses could not have happened. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996308 Zaloga, Steven 308 ST LO 1944: The Battle of the Hedgerows Following the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944, the First US Army engaged in a six-week struggle to break out of the Normandy beachhead. The hedgerow country of lower Normandy, called the bocage, presented unanticipated tactical problems since it proved to be ideal for German infantry defense.

This book examines the June-July 1944 battle to overcome the determined German defense and secure St. Lo. The city was the site of a crucial crossroads and was thus a vital target for the invading Allied forces; the initial bombing attacks were severe. The attack by ground forces turned into a brutal attritional struggle to overcome the determined German defense. Using full-color artwork, photographs, and maps, this is the engaging story of one of the key engagements in the Battle of Normandy. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-996320 Zaloga, Steven 320 BRITTANY: Hitler's Final Defenses in France One of the prime objectives for the Allies following the D-Day landings was the capture of sufficient ports to supply their armies. The original Overlord plans assumed that ports along the Breton coast would be essential to expansion of the Normandy beachhead. This included the major ports at Brest and on Quiberon Bay.

The newly arrived Third US Army under Lt. Gen. George S. Patton was delegated to take on the Brittany mission. In one of the most rapid mechanized advances of the war, 3rd Army had the ports of Avranches and Quiberon encircled by the second week of August 1944. But changing priorities meant that most of 3rd Army was redeployed, meaning only a single corps was left to take the Breton port cities. The fight would drag into 1945, long after German field armies had been driven from France. Using full-color maps and artwork as well as contemporary accounts and photographs, 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997217 Galeotti, Mark 217 THE MODERN RUSSIAN ARMY 1992-2016 Offers rare photographs and full-color images of the army in action, profiles of army leaders and defense ministers, and orders of battle and details of their equipment and dress. Includes a vivid account of the army's troubled history and of its current character, capabilities, and status. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997219 Rottman, Gordon 219 D-Day Beach Assault Troops In the early hours of June 6, 1944, the first of over 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed five beaches in Normandy against fierce German resistance. They were specially trained and task-organized in a range of different landing teams depending on their means of transport, their tasks, and the resistance they anticipated. The first assault infantry were accompanied by tankers, combat engineers, and other specialist personnel, to breach German obstacles, knock out defensive positions, and to defend and prepare the beaches for the follow-on waves.

On some beaches the plans worked, on others they were disrupted by bad weather, faulty timing, or enemy fire, with consequences that varied from survivable confusion to absolute carnage. This is an in-depth study of the uniforms, equipment, weapons, passage, landings, and tactics of US, British, and Canadian assault units during the period from before H-Hour on June 6 to dawn on June 7. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997220 Rottman, Gordon 220 EUROPEAN COUNTER-TERRORIST UNITS 1972-2017 The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the more recent world-wide jihadists. The threats they pose are widespread from aircraft hijacking and political assassinations to urban warfare against security forces, and murderous attacks on civilian crowd targets, forcing governments have had to invest ever-greater efforts in countering these threats.

This book traces the evolution of police (and associated military) counter-terrorist forces across Europe over the past 45 years. Using specially commissioned artwork and contemporary photographs, it details their organization, missions, specialist equipment, and their growing cross-border co-operation. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997221 Rottman, Gordon 221 Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers (1): 112 BC-AD 192 Roman unit standards played a important role, both ceremonially and on the battlefield. With the armies of the late Roman Republic and early Empire continually engaged on the frontiers, the soldiers selected for the dangerous honor of carrying them were figures of particular renown and splendor.

Standard-bearers wore special armor, with the heads and pelts of animals such as bears, wolves, or even lions draped over their helmets and shoulders. The standards themselves varied greatly, from the legion's Eagle and imperial portrait image to various cohort signa, flags (vexilla) and even dragon 'windsocks' (dracones) copied from barbarian enemies and allies.

This first volume of a two-part series by Roman army expert, Rafaele D'Amato uses detailed color plates and the latest research to examine these vital cogs in the Roman army machine that drove its soldiers to conquer the known world. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997222 Rottman, Gordon 222 WORLD WAR II US MARINE INFANTRY REGIMENTS The USMC came into its own in the Pacific Islands campaign against Japan in World War II. From Guadalcanal to Okinawa, US Marines formed the tip of the spear as Allied forces sought to push the Japanese back to their Home Islands.

This fascinating study tracks the deployments of the various Marine divisions throughout the war and explains their composition, but also goes deeper, to detail the individual regiments - the focus of the marines' identity and pride. It explains the organization of the Marine infantry regiment and its equipment, and how they evolved during the war. The marine infantryman's evolving uniforms, field equipment and weapons are illustrated throughout using specially commissioned artwork and detailed descriptions to produce a fitting portrait of the US military's elite fighting force in the Pacific. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-997218 Thomas, Nigel 218 WORLD WAR II GERMAN MOTORIZED INFANTRY AND PANZERGRENADIERS This study traces the development of the different types of unit that came together in the Panzergrenadier branch from the inter-war years through World War II. Using color plates to display the changes in uniform, equipment and insignia in all theaters of operations throughout the conflict, this is a complete account of Hitler's elite armored infantry. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-998182 Cowan, Ross 182 ROMAN LEGIONARY 109-58 BC: The Age of Marius, Sulla and Pompey the Great The Roman centurion, holding the legionaries steady before the barbarian horde and then leading them forward to victory, was the heroic exemplar of the Roman world. This was thanks to the Marian reforms, which saw the centurion, although inferior in military rank and social class, superseding the tribune as the legion's most important officer. This period of reform in the Roman Army is often overlooked, but the invincible armies that Julius Caesar led into Gaul were the refined products of 50 years of military reforms.

Using specially commissioned artwork and detailed battle reports, this new study examines the Roman legionary soldier at this crucial time in the history of the Roman Republic from its domination by Marius and Sulla to the beginning of the rise of Julius Caesar. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-998183 Grant, Neil 183 BRITISH TANK CREWMAN: 1939-45 Great Britain had introduced the tank to the world during World War I, and maintained its lead in armored warfare with the 'Experimental Mechanised Force' during the late 1920s, watched with interest by German advocates of Blitzkrieg. Despite these successes, the Experimental Mechanised Force was disbanded in the 1930s, making Britain relatively unprepared for World War II, both in terms of armored doctrine and equipment.

This fully-illustrated new study examines the men who crewed the tanks of Britain's armored force during World War II, which was only four battalions large in 1939. It looks at the recruitment and training of the vast numbers of men required, their equipment, appearance and combat experience in every theater of the war as the British armored division sought to catch up with the German Panzers. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999514 Athanassiou, Phoebus 514 ARMIES OF THE GREEK-ITALIAN WAR 1940-41 In October 1940, an Italian army some 200,000 strong invaded Greece across its largely undefended border with Albania. Although supported by Great Britain, at first by sea and in the air and later by landing British and ANZAC troops from North Africa, Greece bore the main brunt of the six-month war.

Outclassed in materiel and outnumbered, LtGen Papagos's Greek army was so successful against the Italians in northwest Greece that, by 22 November 1940, it was advancing into Italian-held Albania. This would eventually force Hitler to send in German reinforcements to support his beleaguered Italian allies, delaying his invasion of the Soviet Union. Complete with contemporary photographs and full-color uniform plates, this fascinating study explores the history, organization, and appearance of the armies of this oft forgotten conflict. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999516 Cullen, Stephen 516 WORLD WAR II VICHY FRENCH SECURITY TROOPS After the Fall of France in 1940, a new puppet state was set up in the south. Officially known as the French State, it is better known as Vichy France. This collaborationist Vichy regime's armed forces were more active and usually more numerous than German troops in the task of hunting down and crushing the maquis -- the French Resistance guerrilla forces

This book will cover the organization and operations of Vichy French Security Forces, including: the new Vichy Police Nationale, particularly their Groupes Mobiles de Reserve, the Service d'Ordre Legionnaire, and the Milice Francaise, a ruthless anti-Resistance militia armed partly with British weapons captured from SOE airdrops.

Fully illustrated throughout with contemporary photographs and commissioned artwork, it tells the story of Occupied France from the perspective of those who sought to keep it in German hands. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-999506 D'AMATO, Raffaele 506 ROMAN ARMY UNITS IN THE WESTERN PROVINCES (1): 31 BC-AD 195 At its height, the Roman Empire stretched across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, maintained by an army of modest size but great diversity.

In popular culture these soldiers are often portrayed in a generic fashion, but continuing research indicates significant variations in Roman armor and equipment not only between different legions and the provincially-raised auxiliary cohorts that made up half of the army, but also between different regions within the empire. With reference to the latest archaeological and documentary evidence this investigates how Roman Army units in the Western provinces were equipped, exploring the local influences and traditions that caused the variations in attire. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2016 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999511 D'Amato, Raffaele 511 ROMAN ARMY UNITS IN THE EASTERN PROVINCES (1): 31 BC-AD 195 Between the reigns of Augustus and Septimius Severus, the Eastern provinces of the Roman Empire frequently saw brutal fighting, most notably during the conquest of Dacia by Trajan, the suppression of the Great Revolt in Judea and intermittent clashes with Rome's great rival Parthia. In these wars, Roman soldiers had to fight in a range of different climates and terrain, from the deserts of the Middle East to the islands of the eastern Mediterranean.

Using full-color artwork, this book examines the variation of equipment and uniforms both between different military units, and in armies stationed in different regions of the Empire. Using evidence drawn from recent archaeological finds, it paints a vivid portrait of Roman army units in the Eastern provinces in the first two centuries of the Imperial period. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999510 de Groot, Bouko 510 DUTCH ARMIES OF THE 80 YEARS' WAR 1568-1648 (1): Infantry The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) laid the foundation of Dutch nationhood. During the course of the conflict, one of its main leaders - Maurice of Orange-Nassau - created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe.

This first of a two-part series focuses on the Dutch infantry. It examines how Maurice of Orange-Nassau attracted volunteers and students from across Europe, introduced innovative new training methods such as common drill movements, and standardized the organization and payment system of the army to make it more than a match for the occupying Spanish. His successes inspired officers and generals across the continent to copy his methods, including many English officers who went on to fight in the English Civil Wars.

Featuring full-color artwork and rare period illustrations, this book examines how the Dutch infantry was transformed into a fighting force able to defeat the might of Imperial Spain. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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2-999510 de Groot, Bouko 510 DUTCH ARMIES OF THE 80 YEARS' WAR - 1568-1648 (1): Infantry The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) laid the foundation of Dutch nationhood. During the course of the conflict, one of its main leaders - Maurice of Orange-Nassau - created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe.

This first of a two-part series focuses on the Dutch infantry. It examines how Maurice of Orange-Nassau attracted volunteers and students from across Europe, introduced innovative new training methods such as common drill movements, and standardized the organization and payment system of the army to make it more than a match for the occupying Spanish. His successes inspired officers and generals across the continent to copy his methods, including many English officers who went on to fight in the English Civil Wars.

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1-999513 de Groot, Bouko 513 DUTCH ARMIES OF THE 80 YEARS' WAR 1568-1648 (2): Cavalry, Artillery & Engineers The Dutch War of Independence (also known as the 80 Years' War) was a major challenge to Spanish dominance. The Dutch army created by Maurice of Nassau used innovative new tactics and training to take the fight to Spain and in so doing created a model that would be followed by European armies for generations to come.

The second in a two-part series on the Dutch armies of the 80 Years' War focuses on the cavalry, artillery, and engineers of the evolving armies created by Maurice of Nassau. Using specially commissioned artwork and photographs of historical artifacts, it shows how the Dutch cavalry arm, artillery, and conduct of siege warfare contributed to the long struggle against the might of the Spanish Empire. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999512 Esposito, Gabriele 512 ARMIES OF THE ITALIAN WARS OF UNIFICATION 1848-70 (1): Piedmont and the Two Sicilies In the 1840s, post-Napoleonic Italy was 'a geographical expression' -- not a country, but a patchwork of states: divided between the Austrian-occupied north, and the Spanish-descended Bourbon monarchy, who ruled the south from Naples. Two decades later, it was a nation united under a single king and government, thanks largely to the efforts of the Kings of Sardinia and Piedmont, and the revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi.

This book, the first of a two-part series on the armies that fought in the Italian Wars of Unification, examines the Piedmontese and Neapolitan armies that fought in the north and south of the peninsula. Illustrated with prints, early photos and detailed commissioned artwork, this book explores the history, organization, and appearance of the armies that fought to unite the Italian peninsula under one flag. 1 vol, 48 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999515 Esposito, Gabriele 515 ARMIES OF THE FIRST CARLIST WAR 1833-39 The First Carlist War broke out after the death of King Ferdinand VII, the king restored at the end of the Peninsular War thanks to Wellington's victory. The crown was claimed by both his daughter Isabella, backed by the Liberal party and his brother Don Carlos, at the head of northern ultra-conservatives centered in the Basque provinces and Navarre.

The Liberals or 'Cristinos' were supported by a 10,000-strong British Legion of volunteers led by a former aide to Wellington as well as the British Royal Navy, a Portuguese division, and the French Foreign Legion. With both armies still using Napoleonic weapons and tactics, early victories were won by the Basque general Zumalacarregui. After his death in 1835, a see-saw series of campaigns followed, fought by conventional armies of horse, foot, and guns, and supported by many irregulars and guerrillas. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-999518 Thomas, Nigel 518 POLISH LEGIONS: 1914-19 Due to its partitions and dissolution in the late 18th century, hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers enlisted in distinct units in the armies of many countries - primarily those of the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires, but also that of the German Reich and the French Republic.

All these forces were uniformed and equipped by the parent armies, though often with explicitly Polish features. The collapse of Tsarist Russia in 1917 and of the Central Powers in 1918 allowed these diverse forces to unite in a re-created Polish Army under the new-born Second Polish Republic in November 1918. With full color illustrations of their uniforms as well as contemporary photographs, this is the fascinating story of the Poles who fought on both sides of the trenches in World War I and then united to fight for their freedom in the Russian Civil War. 1 vol, 96 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-213840 Augustus J. Veenendaal and H. Roger Grant RAILS TO THE FRONT: The Role of Railways in Wartime The military use of railways derives from their ability to move troops or materiel rapidly and, less commonly, on their use as a platform for military systems (like armored trains and heavy artillery). Until recently, the mobility of large armies generally depended on control of railways to move reinforcements, ammunition, and food, as the locomotive and railway cars proved far superior to animal-drawn equipment. Full-color and black and white photographs and artwork throughout. 1 vol, 250 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-214780 Bassett, Rcihard FOR GOD AND KAISER: The Imperial Austrian Army from 1619-1917 A major account of the Habsburg army told for the first time in English. Bassett shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, and the defense of Christendom. Moreover it was the first pan-European army made up of different nationalities and faiths, counting among its soldiers not only Christians but also Muslims and Jews. 1 vol, 591 pgs 2015 US, YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-215180 Black, Jeremy MAPPING NAVAL WARFARE: A Visual History of Conflict at Sea Naval operations and warfare were, and remain, a key element for mapping. Maps were vital for commanders in drawing up plans of attack, and their detail and usefulness have increased over the centuries as the science of mapping has developed.

This beautiful book examines stunning original maps from a series of key conflicts from the Spanish Armada, the American Wars of Independence, and the Napoleonic wars to twentieth century conflicts from the First World War to Vietnam, and explains how they were represented through mapping and how the maps produced helped naval commanders to plan their strategy. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215860 Bogdanovic, Nikolai FIT TO FIGHT: A History of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps 1860-2015 Formed in 1860 as the Army Gymnastic Staff, the Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) has been keeping the British Army in shape for just over 150 years. Drawn from every regiment in the army, prospective candidates undergo 30 weeks of intensive training before qualifying as a Royal Army Physical Training Corps Instructor. Based at the Army School of Physical Training in Aldershot, over the course of its history the RAPTC has trained countless instructors, including Olympic medallists Dame Kelly Holmes and Kriss Akabussi.

This is a complete history of the RAPTC from its formation to the present day, illustrated with stunning images from the regimental collection, including historical photographs, commissioned pictures of objects and fine art, and facsimile reproductions of documents. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215150 Clements, Eric USS CONSTITUTION: A Midshipman's Pocket Manual 1814 Launched in 1797, USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy. She is renowned for her actions during the War of 1812 against the Britain, when she captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships. The battle with HMS Guerriere earned her the nickname 'Old Ironsides' and a long-standing public adoration that has repeatedly saved her from scrapping. She continued to serve as flagship in the Mediterranean and African squadrons, and circled the world in the 1840s. Retired from active service in 1881, Constitution served as a receiving ship until designated a museum ship in 1907.

Comprising a series of documents and illustrations that give information on the building of the ship, her wartime service history and life on board ship during the years of her service, this fascinating book tells the story of Old Ironsides. 1 vol, 144 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-213250 Dawson, Anthony REAL WAR HORSES: The Experience of the British Cavalry 1814 - 1914 This book concentrates in graphic detail on the experiences of the British cavalry during a century of warfare. That is why it is of such value. It is also compelling reading because it describes, using the words of the cavalrymen of the time, the organization, routines, training and social life of the cavalry as well as the fear and exhilaration of cavalry actions.

Perhaps the most memorable passages record the drama and excitement of cavalry charges and the brutal, confused, often lethal experience of close-quarter combat in a melee of men and horses. Includes 20 illustrations. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-216480 Deane, Morgan DECISIVE BATTLES IN CHINESE HISTORY Includes 30 b/w illustrations and maps. Key battles from Maling, fought in 342 BC during the Warring States period, to Hengyang in 1944, which marked the end of major Japanese operations in China.

Each of the twelve chapters highlights a significant conflict that selectively focuses on unique Chinese characteristics of the time, including belief systems, ruling ideology, the connection between technology and warfare, military theory, political events and rulers, and foreign policy, including China's eventual interaction with the West.

The book pushes back on a variety of ideas and stereotypes, ranging from the Chinese use of gunpowder, their supposedly weak reaction to the West, the viability of the Dynastic Cycle in studying history, the context of Chinese military theory, the exclusivity of martial and cultural spheres, and the uniqueness of Western imperialism. It also offers a groundbreaking reassessment of Mao Zedong's leadership and his impact on the development of guerilla warfare. 1 vol, 196 pgs 2017 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-217060 Fitzpatrick, David EMORY UPTON: Misunderstood Reformer Biography of Emory Upton (1839-1881) is widely recognized as one of America's most influential military thinkers. His works-The Armies of Asia and Europe and The Military Policy of the United States-fueled the army's intellectual ferment in the late nineteenth century and guided Secretary of War Elihu Root's reforms in the early 1900s. Upton is also widely misunderstood as an antidemocratic militaristic zealot whose ideas were 'too Prussian' for America. Includes 15 black and white illustrations and 4 maps.

A devout Methodist farm boy from upstate New York, Upton attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and served in the Civil War. His use of a mass infantry attack to break the Confederate lines at Spotsylvania Courthouse in 1864 identified him as a rising figure in the U.S. Army. Upton's subsequent work on military organizations in Asia and Europe, commissioned by Commanding General William T. Sherman, influenced the army's turn toward a European, largely German ideal of soldiering as a profession. Yet it was this same text, along with Upton's Military Policy of the United States, that also propelled the misinterpretations of Upton. This, however, show Upton's dedication to the ideal of the citizen-soldier and placing him within the context of contemporary military, political, and intellectual discourse. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2018 US, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS
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1-213630 Melvin, Mungo SEVASTOPOL'S WARS: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin Founded by Catherine the Great, the maritime city of Sevastopol has been fought over for centuries. Crucial battles of the Crimean War were fought on the hills surrounding the city, and the memory of this stalwart defense inspired those who fruitlessly battled the Germans during World War II. Twice the city has faced complete obliteration yet twice it has risen, phoenix-like, from the ashes.

This volume explores how Sevastopol became the crucible of conflict over three major engagements - the Crimean War, the Russian Civil War, and World War II - witnessing the death and destruction of countless armies yet creating the indomitable 'spirit of Sevastopol.' Weaves together first-hand interviews, detailed operational reports, and battle analysis. 1 vol, 800 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-216750 van Wiggen, Otto TACTICS MADE EASY Brief primer in group to battalion level tactics, illustrated with full-color maps and drawings. Explains the 'why' question of tactics to stimulate the commander's tactical way of thinking. Intended for commanders of combat units and anyone interested in the tactics of fighting units, this book clarifies modern military tactics based on general principles. 1 vol, 64 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954000 ANCIENT WARFARE back issues 1.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 4.2, 5.6, 6.4, 6.6, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 8.3, 8.4. 8.6, 10.1 Clearing out ANCIENT WARFARE back issues 1.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 4.2, 5.6, 6.4, 6.6, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 8.3, 8.4. 8.6 and 10.1 for $4.00 each or any three for $10.00 plus postage.

Limited quantities on some issues. If you wanted to sample Ancient Warfare, here's your (greatly discounted) chance. Normally $10 each. First come, first served. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2011 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-213690 Anderson, Erich CATAPHRACTS: Knights of the Ancient Eastern Empires Assesses the development, equipment, tactics and combat record of cataphracts (and the similar clibinarii), showing also how enemies sought to counter them.

Cataphracts were the most heavily armored form of cavalry in the ancient world, with riders and mounts both clad in heavy armor. Originating among the wealthiest nobles of various central Asian steppe tribes, such as the Massegatae and Scythians, they were adopted and adapted by several major empires. The Achaemenid Persians, Seleucids, Sassanians and eventually the Romans and their Byzantine successors.

Usually armed with long lances, they harnessed the mobility and mass of the horse to the durability and solid fighting power of the spear-armed phalanx. Although very expensive to equip and maintain (not least due to the need for a supply of suitable horses), they were potential battle winners and remained in use for many centuries. This is a valuable study of one of the most interesting weapon systems of the ancient world. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213710 Champion, Jeff PYRRHUS OF EPIRUS Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventurer he was deeply involved in the cut-and-thrust campaigning, coups and subterfuges of the Successor kingdoms. At various times, he was king of Epirus (twice), Macedon (twice), and Sicily, as well as overlord of much of southern Italy.

In 281 BC he was invited by the southern Italian states to defend them against the aggressive expansion of the Rome. His early victories at Heraclea and Asculum were so hard-fought that a 'Pyrrhic victory' still means one gained at crippling cost. These were the first fascinating duels between the developing Roman legions and the hitherto-dominant Hellenistic way of war with its pike phalanxes and elephants.

Pyrrhus ultimately failed in Italy and Sicily but went on to further military adventures in Greece, eventually being killed while storming the city of Argos. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213940 Dean, Rebecca WARFARE & WEAPONRY IN DYNASTIC EGYPT The development of warfare in any society provides an evocative glance into the lives (and deaths) of our predecessors, including Tutankhamun and Nefertiti. 60 illustrations cover the history and development of ancient Egyptian warfare. Swords, axes, and daggers are the weapons of choice here, as ancient Egyptian warfare is brought vividly to life through the exciting use of experimental archaeology and the examination and testing of replicas of real-life artifacts. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-214460 Elliot, Paul WARFARE IN NEW KINGDOM EGYPT The New Kingdom of Egypt marks the apogee of military organization and preparedness. Beginning the era under foreign occupation, the Egyptians built up an army to challenge the invaders and liberate their land. Using the newest battlefield technologies (bows, chariots, and hand weapons), the new pharaohs pushed the frontiers of the New Kingdom into Syria and Ethiopia. This is the era of Set I, Ramses II, and Tuthmosis III, the greatest military pharaohs in Egyptian history.

Describes how the Egyptian war machine was structured, supplied, and fought. It considers all aspects, some often neglected, such as campaign tents, logistics, and rations, in addition to the design of hand weapons and bows. Various uniforms and kits have been reconstructed for the book, giving the reader a very immediate sense of what an Egyptian warrior's equipment looked like. 1 vol, 176 pgs 2017 UK, FONTHILL MEDIA
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1-216850 Elliott, Simon SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS IN SCOTLAND: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer of the Scots Since 1975 much new archaeological evidence has come to light to illuminate the immense undertaking of Septimius Severus' campaigns in Scotland, allowing for the first time the true story of this savage invasion to be told.

In the early 3rd century Severus, the aging Roman emperor, launched an immense 'shock and awe' assault on Scotland that was so savage it resulted in eighty years of peace at Rome's most troublesome border. The book shows how his force of 50,000 troops, supported by the fleet, hacked their way through the Maeatae around the former Antonine Wall and then pressed on into Caledonian territory up to the Moray Firth.

Severus was the first of the great reforming emperors of the Roman military, and his reforms are explained in the context of how he concentrated power around the imperial throne. There is also an in-depth look at the political, economic and social developments that occurred in the Province. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2018 UK, GREENHILL BOOKS
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1-215460 Farrojh, Kaveh THE SASSANIANS: The Armies of Ancient Persia This book gives an account of the Roman relationship with Persia and how it was shaped by the actions of Alexander the Great long before the events. Numerous Roman emperors led armies eastward against the Persians, seeking to emulate or exceed the glorious conquests of Alexander. Some achieved successes but more often the result was ignominious defeat or death. Even as the empire declined, court propagandists and courtiers looked for flattering ways to compare their now-throne-bound emperors with Alexander. All the while there was a small segment of the Roman intelligentsia who disparaged Alexander and his misdeeds.

While the Romans dreamed of conquering the Persian realm, the Persians of the Parthian and Sassanian dynasties dreamed of regaining the lands of the eastern Mediterranean snatched from their Achaemenid ancestors by Alexander. Echoes of this revanchist policy can be seen in Iran's support of Shiites in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Lebanon. 1 vol, 504 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-216160 Fields, Nic GOD'S CITY: Byzantine Constantinople Byzantium. Was it Greek or Roman, familiar or hybrid, barbaric or civilized, Oriental or Western?

In the late 11th century, Constantinople was the largest and wealthiest city in Christendom, the seat of the Byzantine emperor, Christ's vice-regent on earth, and the center of a predominately Christian empire, steeped in Greek cultural and artistic influences, yet founded and maintained by a Roman legal and administrative system.

Despite the amalgam of Greek and Roman influences, however, its language and culture was definitely Greek. Constantinople truly was the capital of the Roman empire in the East, and from its founding under the first Constantinus to its fall under the 11th and last Constantinus the inhabitants always called themselves Romaioi, Romans, not Hellenikes, Greeks. Over its millennium long history the empire and its capital experienced many vicissitudes that included several periods of waxing and waning and more than one 'golden age'.

Its political will to survive is still eloquently proclaimed in the monumental double land walls of Constantinople, the greatest city fortifications ever built, on which the forces of 'barbarism' dashed themselves for a thousand years.

Indeed, Byzantium was one of the longest lasting social organizations in history. Very much part of this success story was the legendary Varangian Guard, the elite body of axe-bearing Northmen sworn to remain loyal to the true Christian emperor of the Romans. There was no hope for an empire that had lost the will to prosecute the grand and awful business of adventure. The Byzantine empire was certainly not of that stamp. 1 vol, 296 pgs 2018 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215380 Fratantuono. Lee LUCULLUS: The Life and Campaigns of a Roman Conqueror The military achievements of Lucius Licinius Lucullus (118-57/56 B.C.) have been the subject of admiration and great respect throughout the history of the study of warfare. Yet there have been few studies dedicated to a comprehensive examination of exactly how Lucullus conquered the Roman East and made it a more or less cohesive part of the empire.

Lee Frantantuono considers every aspect of Lucullus' life, starting with the training and education of a future Roman officer, but the greatest emphasis is on his military strategy and tactics during the Third Mithridatic War and his military adventures in Armenia.

His most famous achievement was his victory against immense odds at the land battle of Tigranocerta. We are also reminded that he one of the most formidable naval strategists of the Roman Republic. Lucullus complicated relationship with Sulla and Crassus is explored and the study concludes with the retirement of the man Pliny the Elder memorably referred to as 'Xerxes in a Toga' -- a patron of the arts and master of a life of horticulture and reflection. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-GMT1720 Gouyob-Rety, Marc PENDRAGON: The Fall of Roman Britain (Boardgame) Covers a century of history from the first large-scale raids of Irish, Pict, and Saxon raiders, to the establishment of successor kingdoms, both Celtic and Germanic.

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* Deck of 83 playing cards
* 320 red, dark blue, light blue, black, green, and gold wooden playing pieces
* 6 gray and 6 white wooden pawns
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* 2 foldout Non-player faction aid sheets
* 2 Sequence of Play and Battle aid sheets
* A sheet of markers
* Rulebook
* Playbook
* Four 6-sided dice and three 4-sided dice 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, GMT GAMES LLC
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1-215580 Grainger, John KINGS AND KINGSHIP IN THE HELLENISTIC WORLD: 350 - 30 BC Between c.350 BC and 30 BC the Mediterranean world was one in which kings ruled. The exceptions were the Greek cities and Roman Italy. But for most of that period neither of these republican areas was central to events. For the crucial centuries between Alexander the Great and the Roman conquest of Macedon, the political running was made by kings, and it is their work and loves and experience which is the subject here.

Rome's expansion extinguished a series of monarchies and pushed back the area which was ruled by kings for a time, but the process of building a republican empire eventually rebounded on the city, and the Romans empire came to be ruled by an emperor who was in fact a facsimile of a Hellenistic king.

Rather than attempting a narrative of the various kingdoms, this takes a thematic approach, considering various aspects of Hellenistic kingship in turn. This highlights the common features as well as the differences across the various dynasties. How did one become king? How was a smooth succession secured and what happened when it was not? What were the duties of a king, and what were the rewards and distractions? These are just a few of the interesting facets examined in this original and fascinating book. 1 vol, 270 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215550 Hughes, Ian GAISERIC: The Vandal Who Destroyed Rome While Gaiseric has not become a household name like other 'barbarian' leaders such as Attila or Genghis Khan, his sack of Rome in 455AD has made his tribe, the Vandals, synonymous with mindless destruction. Gaiseric, however, was no moronic thug, proving himself a highly skillful political and military leader and was one of the dominant forces in Western Mediterranean region for almost half a century.

The book starts with a concise history of the Vandals before Gaiseric's reign and analyses the tactics and weaponry with which they carved a path across the Western Roman Empire to Spain. It was in Spain that Gaiseric became their king and he that led the Vandals across the straits of Gibraltar to seize a new home in North Africa, depriving Rome of one of its most important remaining provinces and a key source of grain. Roman attempts at reconquest were defeated and the Balearic Islands, Sicily, Corsica, and Sardinia were all added to Gaiseric's kingdom.

His son, Huneric, was even betrothed to Eudoxia, daughter of the Emperor Valentinian III and it was her appeal for help after her father's murder that led Gaiseric to invade and sack Rome. He took Eudoxia and the other imperial ladies back to Africa with him, subsequently defeating further attempts by the Eastern Roman Empire to recapture the vital North African territory.

Ian Hughes' analysis of the Gaiseric as king and general reveals him as the barbarian who did more than anyone else to bring down the Western Roman Empire, but also as a great leader in his own right and one of the most significant men of his age. 1 vol, 304 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215360 Hyden, Marc GAIUS MARIUS: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic. At a time when power tended to be restricted to a clique of influential families, he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of consul. He even went on to hold the post an unprecedented seven times.

His political career flourished but was primarily built on military success. First serving in the Numantine War in Spain, he later rose to high command and brought a long-running war in North Africa to a successful conclusion, bringing the Numidian King Jurgurtha back in chains. His return was timely as northern barbarian tribes threatened Italy and had previously defeated several Roman armies. Marius reformed and retrained the Republic's forces and decisively defeated the invaders that had easily overpowered his predecessors.

Marius' subsequent career was primarily that of an elder statesman, but it was dominated by his rivalry with his erstwhile subordinate, Sulla, which ultimately led to the latter's bloody coup. Marius, once hailed as the savior of Rome, eventually became a desperate fugitive, literally fleeing for his life from his pursuers. However, after several harrowing brushes with death, Marius seized an opportunity to return to Rome and mete out justice to his enemies, which tarnished his once-enviable reputation. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215570 MacDowall, Simon THE GOTHS: Conquerors of the Roman Empire In the late 4th century, pressure from the Huns forced the Goths to cross the Danube into the Roman Empire. The resultant Battle of Adrianople in 378 was one of Rome's greatest defeats. Both western (Visigoth) and eastern (Ostrogoth) branches of the Goths had a complex relationship with the Romans, sometimes fighting as their allies against other 'barbarian' interlopers but carving out their own kingdoms in the process. Under Alaric the Visigoths sacked Rome itself in 410 and went on to establish a kingdom in Gaul (France).

They helped the Romans defeat the Hunnic invasion of Gaul at Chalons in 451 but continued to expand at Roman expense. Defeated by the Franks they then took Spain from the Vandals. The Ostrogoths had a similar relationship with the Eastern Roman Empire before eventually conquering Italy. Adrianople, the events of 410, and the Ostrogoths' long war with Belisarius, including the Siege of Rome, are among the campaigns and battles Simon MacDowall narrates in detail. He analyses the arms and contrasting fighting styles of the Ostro- and Visi- Goths and evaluates their effectiveness against the Romans. 1 vol, 184 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-214690 Matyszak, Philip SPARTA: Rise of a Warrior Nation Their contemporaries were fascinated by the Spartans and we still are. They are portrayed as the stereotypical macho heroes: noble, laconic, totally fearless and impervious to discomfort and pain. What makes the study of Sparta so interesting is that to a large extent the Spartans lived up to this image.

Ancient Sparta, however, was a city of contrasts. We might admire their physical toughness and heroism in adversity but Spartans also systematically abused their children. They gave rights to citizen women that were unmatched in Europe until the modern era, meanwhile subjecting their conquered subject peoples to a murderous reign of terror. Though idealized by the Athenian contemporaries of Socrates Sparta was almost devoid of intellectual achievement.

Philip Matyszak explores two themes: how Sparta came to be the unique society it was, and the rise of the city from a Peloponnesian village to the military superpower of Greece. But above all, his focus is on the Spartan hoplite, the archetypal Greek warrior who was respected and feared throughout Greece in his own day, and who has since become a legend. The reader is shown the man behind the myth; who he was, who he thought he was, and the environment which produced him. 1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-972031 McNab, Chris 031 GREEK HOPLITE vs PERSIAN WARRIOR 499-479 BC The Greco-Persian Wars (499-449 BCE) convulsed Greece, Asia Minor and the Near East for half a century. Through a series of bloody invasions and pitched battles, the mighty Persian Empire pitted itself against the smaller armies of the Greeks, strengthened through strategic alliances. This epic conflict also brought together two different styles of warfare: the Greek hoplite phalanx and the combined spear and projectile weapon-armed Persian infantry.

Analyzing the battles of Marathon, Thermopylae and Plataea from the eyes of a soldier, this study explores the experience of front-line combat during the first two decades of the Greco-Persian Wars. Fully illustrated with modern photographs and archival images, and drawing directly on primary sources and the most authoritative recent research, this is the enthralling story of the fighting men of Greece and Persia and the tactics and technologies they employed. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2018 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-213700 Michalopoulos, Miltiadis IN THE NAME OF LYKOURGOS: The Rise and Fall of the Spartan Revolutionary Movement (243-146BC) In the middle of the 3rd century BC, Sparta was a shadow of its glorious past. Politically and militarily weakened and with huge inner social problems, she seemed to have followed the fate of most contemporary city states and fallen on the fringe of the political developments of her time.

The 3rd century was a time when the great states and the Hellenistic empires were prominent. But contrary to the other city states, which compromised with the new political forces of their time, Sparta resisted stubbornly and tried to reclaim the hegemony of southern Greece. In this fight, Sparta showed unexpected vigor, even defying one of the most formidable powers of the time: Macedonia. The uneven collision that followed culminated tragically and painfully for Sparta at the Battle of Sellasia in 222BC. And still Sparta refused to compromise.

After a while, she managed to recover and became once more a player on the international stage, not hesitating this time to challenge the most powerful state of the ancient world: Rome.

This last Spartan twilight, the revolutionary movement that sparked it and the two ultimate turning points of her history (the battle of Sellasia and the siege of Sparta by the Romans) are analysed in this book with exhaustive bibliography and special emphasis on the military aspects of this epic fight. The original Greek edition of In the Name of Lykourgos received great critical acclaim and was named winner of the 2009 Lakedaimonian Prize of the Academy of Athens. It is translated into English for the first time. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215370 Roberts, Mike HANNIBAL'S ROAD: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC Many books have been written on the Second Punic War and Hannibal in particular but few give much space to his campaigns in the years from 213 - 203 BC'. Most studies concentrate on Hannibal's series of stunning victories in the early stages of the war, culminating at Cannae in 216 BC, then refocus on the activities of his nemesis, Scipio Africanus, in Spain until the two meet in the final showdown at Zama. But this has led to the neglect of some of the Carthaginian genius' most remarkable campaigns.

By 212 the wider war was definitely going against the Carthaginians. Yet Hannibal, despite being massively outnumbered and with little support from home, was able to sustain his polyglot army and campaign actively across southern Italy for another ten years. His skillful maneuvering and victory in numerous engagements kept several veteran armies of the normally aggressive Romans tied up and on the defensive, until Scipio's invasion of North Africa pulled him home to defend Carthage. Mike Roberts follows the course of these remarkable events in detail, analyzing Hannibal's strategy and aims in this phase of the war and revealing a genius that had lost none of its luster in adversity. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-216700 Romane, Julian RISE OF THE TANG DYNASTY: The Reunification of China and the Military Response to the Steppe Nomads (AD 581-626) Examines the the campaigns and battles behind the emergence of the Sui and Tang dynasties in the period 581-626 AD, including the strategy and tactics employed with the collision of the steppe cavalry with Chinese infantry armies.

By the fourth century AD, horse nomads had seized northern China. Conflict with these Turkic interlopers continued throughout the 5th and most of the 6th century. The emergence of the Sui dynasty (581-618) brought some progress but internal weakness led to their rapid collapse. The succeeding House of Tang, however, provided the necessary stability and leadership to underpin military success.

This was largely the achievement of Li Shimin, who later became the second Tang Emperor. By the start of Li Shimin's reign as Emperor Tang Taizong, effective military organizations had been developed and China reunified. His military campaigns are examples of tactical and strategic virtuosity that demonstrate the application of the distinctive Chinese way of war expounded in Chinese military manuals, including Li Shimin's own writings. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2018 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-1947514 Romeo, Pierluigi ROMA CONTRO ROMA The death of Nero in June of 68 AD threw the Empire of Rome into chaos and civil war. In the Year of the Four Emperors, praetorians and legionnaires elected their emperors: Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian.

Bedriacum, a small village in Cremona, will twice be the place where part of the destiny of Rome would be decided: On April 14, 69 the Emperor Otho was defeated by Vitellius, and then, on October 24, Vespasian triumphed in a fierce night battle that ended with the siege and destruction of Cremona. Vespasian and the Flavian dynasty began from this bloodbath.

This book describes the events, places, protagonists, and history of each legion present and deals with the two battles. 1 vol, 62 pgs 2017 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-213750 Sadler, John and Rosie Serdiville CAESAR'S GREATEST VICTORY: The Battle of Alesia 52BC Reveals arms, equipment, tactics, and fighting styles of Roman and Celtic armies, the charisma and leadership of Caesar and Vercingetorix, and the command and control structures of both sides. Covers the campaign leading up to the Battle of Alesia. Includes 28 color photos and maps. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2017 US, CASEMATE
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1-215590 Shaw, Garry WAR & TRADE WITH THE PHAROAHS: An Archaeological Study of Ancient Egypt's Foreign Relations The ancient Egyptians presented themselves as superior to all other people in the world; on temple walls, the pharaoh is shown smiting foreign enemies - people from Nubia, Libya, and the Levant - or crushing them beneath his chariot. Officially, foreigners represented disorder and chaos - the opposite of Egypt's perfect land of justice and order.

But despite such imagery, from the beginning of their history, the Egyptians also enjoyed friendly relations with neighboring cultures; both Egyptians and foreigners crossed the deserts and seas exchanging goods gathered from across the known world. They shared knowledge and technology, and sometimes settled abroad, marrying and acculturating. Through such interactions, the Egyptians influenced other cultures, and at the same time were themselves shaped by foreign contacts and external events.

Explores Egypt's connections with the wider world over the course of 3,000 years, introducing readers to ancient diplomacy, travel, trade, warfare, domination, and immigration - both Egyptians living abroad and foreigners living in Egypt. It covers military campaigns and trade in periods of strength - including such important events as the Battle of Qadesh under Ramesses II and Hatshepsut's trading mission to the mysterious land of Punt - and Egypt's foreign relations during times of political weakness, when foreign dynasties ruled parts of the country.

From early interactions with traders on desolate desert tracks, to sunken Mediterranean trading vessels, the Nubian Kingdom of Kerma, Nile fortresses, the Sea Peoples, and Persian satraps, there is always a rich story to tell behind Egypt's foreign relations. 1 vol, 232 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215290 Syvanne, Ilkka Caracalla - A Military Biography Caracalla has one of the worst reputations of any Roman Emperor. Many ancient historians were very hostile and Edward Gibbon later dubbed him 'the common enemy of mankind'. Yet his reign was considered by at least one Roman author to be the apogee of the Roman Empire. Guilty of many murders and massacres (including his own brother, ex-wife and daughter) he was, however, popular with the army, improving their pay and cultivating the image of sharing their hardships. Surprisingly this is the first full-length biography of this colorful character in English.
30+ maps, 50 b/w line drawings, 16pp plates

Ilkka Syvanne explains how the biased ancient sources in combination with the stern looking statues of the emperor have created a distorted image of the man and then reconstructs the actual events, particularly his military campaigns and reforms, to offer a balanced view of his reign. The biography offers the first complete overview of the policies, events and military campaigns of the reign and explains how and why these contributed to the military crisis of the third century. 1 vol, 368 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-213800 Taylor, Don ROMAN REPUBLIC AT WAR: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 502 to 31 BC This single volume offers a brief description of every significant battle fought by the Roman Republic between 480 and 31 BC (and most of the minor ones too).

The information in each entry is drawn exclusively from Ancient texts to offer a brief description of each battle based solely on the information provided by the earliest surviving sources. The author does not analyze the evidence contained in the surviving accounts, but allows the original writers to speak for themselves. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-949042 Various PRETORIEN # 42 On the cover: Battle of Kosovo Polje with the Turks in the Balkans. Also: La Bataille de Couroupedion, Les Premiers Vexilla d'la Armee Romaine, La Chareau de Dunnottar, Amedee VI de Savoie le comte vert, Sur les pas de Guillaume le Conquerant, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949043 Various PRETORIEN # 43 Articles cover: Guerre des Deux Roses, les unites dotees d'un vexillum, sur les champs Catalauniques, les archers romaines aux Ier and IIe siecles, Les thermes romains de bath, les champ de bataille de Giornico, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949044 Various PRETORIEN # 44 Articles cover: Guerre des Deux Roses, les unites dotees d'un vexillum, sur les champs Catalauniques, les archers romaines aux Ier and IIe siecles, Les thermes romains de bath, les champ de bataille de Giornico, and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949045 Various PRETORIEN # 45 Articles include: Mithradates The Pompey of the Orient, Roman Soldier on the March, Chateau de Couches, Battle of Lyon (197), Delphi in Greece, Battle of Worringen (1288), and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2018 FRANCE, LCV
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1-949046 Various PRETORIEN # 46 Articles include: Chevauchees of Black Prince, Roman Army Service de Sante, Roman Soldier Impedimenta, Chateau Reutte, Roman 10th Legion in camp, Battle of Taillebourg (1242), and more. 1 vol, 68 pgs 2018 FRANCE, LCV
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1-954106 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 10.6 Theme: The Year of the Four Emperors -- Suetonius' On the Life of the Caesars - Managing the Crisis; Military Turmoil in an Era of Crisis - Legions Come, Legions Go; The Batavian Revolt 69-70, The Jewish Revolt and the Struggle in Rome - Contenders from the East; Julius Sabinus - The Man Who Would be Caesar; Battles of Bedriacum and Cremona; Vespasian's Organization of the Empire; Fate of Those Who Stand Out - Ruthless Vespasian;

Other Articles: The Problem of the First Cohort; Massacre at Change-Ping (260BC China); Roman Army on Screen, Part 6 - Spartacus 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954111 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.1 Archery in the Ancient World Theme: Archery in the Ancient World
* Archery in the Ancient World - Historical Introduction
* The Archers - Cretan Mercenaries in Seleucid Service
* The Crossbow in Qin China - Lock & Load
* Pharaoh's Bowmen - Archers in Ancient Egypt
* Archers: Backbone of the Neo-Assyrian Army - Terror of My Frightful Weapons
* The Sogdian Heavy Cavalryman - Traded Wealth
* The Battle of Carrhae, 53 BC - Crassus' Parthian Blunder
* Archers in the Roman Legions - Rome's Forgotten Fighters
* A History of Horseback Archery - Shooting from the Saddle
* The Strategic Use of Bowmen - The Art of Tactics

Features:
* Facts and Myths About Roman Sheet Armor - Lorica Segmentata
* Evaluating Some Myths of Marathon - Strategy or Necessity
* The First Centurion - Marcus Caelius 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954112 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.2 - The Romans Unify Italy Theme: The Romans Unify Italy

* Rome Italian tribes and the Greek colonies - Many into one.
* Interpreting a fresco painting - Legionary in handcuffs?
* Italic cavalry during the Roman conquests - Renowned horsemen.
* Divisions among the Greeks in Italy - Under pressure.
* Reenacting 4th century Italic warriors - Piecing it all together.
* The Battle of Sentinum - To govern Italy.
* Developing the legion - Sword, spear, or javelin?

Other Features:
* Reviving an ancient fighting style - So you want to be a hoplite.
* The art of tactics - Taktike Techne, Part 2 - The Peltast.
* Felsonius Verus and his eagle - The Aquilifer.
* Clerks, artisans, and specialists - The Immunes. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954113 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.3 - Roman Against Roman Theme: Caesar Versus Pompey in the Balkans.

* Caesar, Pompey and the Roman Senate: Road to Civil War
* Propaganda in Caesar's Bellum Civile: Restitutor Libertatis
* Caesar Prepares for the Balkans Campaign - Doing What They Least Expect
* The Dyrrhachium Campaign: A Painful Defeat for Caesar
* The Battle of Pharsalus, 9 August 48 BC -- When Eagles Clashed
* The Armies of Caesar and Pompey: Setting the Stage
* Pompey and the Senate: Shackled to a Corpse
* Further Reading: Pompey and Caesar
* The Cavalry of the Legion: Glorious horsemen
* The Art of Tactics: Taktike Techne Part III (Tacticus)
*Armoured Cavalry in Northwest Europe: The Cataphract of Borbetomagus 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954114 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.4 - Warfare in Ancient Israel and the Levant Theme: Warfare in Ancient Israel and the Levant.

* Historical Introduction - Warfare in Ancient Israel
* The Moabite Stone and Military History - Devoted to Destruction
* The First Reported Night Attack - Gideon's Raid on En-dor
* The Battle of Qarqar, 853 BC - Coalition Warfare
* Judean Fortifications from Rehoboam - The Stone Frontier
* Israelites in the Army of Assyria - In the Name of Gods and Kings
* The Lachish Reliefs - An Overview
* An Unnoticed Roman Military Diploma - A Praetorian in New York
* The Key to Unlocking the past - All-Source Analysis
* Who Were the Antesignani? - Those in Front of the Standards
* The Art of Tactics - Taktike Techne, Part IV - The Myth of the Othismos
* A Roman Optio from Chester - Waiting in the Wings 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954115 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.5 - Riding into Battle Theme: Riding Into Battle
* Historical Introduction - Riding Into History
* Roman Dromedary Troops - Patrolling the Sesert Frontier
* Anti-WarElephant Tactics and Stratagems - Bane of Behemoths
* The Battle of Thapsus, 46 BC - Final Fight with Elephants
* Running with the Horses - The Hamippoi
* Veterinary Services in the Roman Army - Keeping the Horses Fit

Features:
* The Paullus Monument and The Battle of Pydna - Physical Sources
* The Tombstone of Q. Atilius Primus - A Man of Many Talents
* Tekne Taktike, part V - Pila on the Battlefield
* Who Were Hyginus' Vexillarii? 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954116 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.6 - The Decelean War Theme: Victory for Sparta
* Historical Introduction - The Decelean War
* Rich Man's Warfare - The Athenian Cavalry
* The Miracle of Arginusae - The Decline of Athenian Naval Prowess
* Shifting Shield-Wall - The Flexible Phalanx

Other Features:
* Sources to Results - Finding Cynoscephalae 197 BC
* Tekne Taktike, Part VI - Late Roman Cavalry Tactics
* Auxiliary centurions - The Forgotten Officers
* Book reviews - A Military History of Late Rome and Stilicho:The Vandal Who Saved Rome 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954121 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 12.1 - Augustus' New Roman army Theme: Augustus' New Roman Army
* Roman Combat Forces After Actium: An Army Fit for an Empire

Other Features:
* Unarmed Combat in Ancient Greece
* Greek Hoplite, 390 BC: Warriors of the Nereid Monument
* How Hoplites Wielded Their Dory: All Your Strength is in Your Spears
* Rome's Master Tactician: Lessons from Scipio
* Marcus Aurelius Nepos and his Wife: Married for Eternity
* The Pay of the Auxiliaries: Poor Relations
* Book Reviews: The Nisibis War: The Defense of the Roman East, AD 337-363; Fields of Battle: Retracing Ancient Battlefields; and Rome's Revolution: Death of the Republic and Birth of the Empire 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-954122 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 12.2 - Wild Allies and Enemies Theme: The Thracians and Their Kin
* Untouched Grave of a Thracian - A Prince and his Panoply
* Putting the Paeonians in Context - Down from the Hills
* Paeonian and Agrianian Shields - Examining the Evidence
* Alexander's Thracian Campaign - Into the Mountains

Features:
* Micro and Macro Battle Narratives - Frontinus' Strategemata
* Infantry Archers at the Hydaspes - Coined Indians
* Jesus and the Demon Named Legion - For We are Many
* Tent-Party or Barrack Room? - The Contubernium
* The Lepontius Relief: A Late Roman Infantryman
* Techne Taktike, Part VII: A New Style of Ramming 1 vol, 84 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964008 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE #8 Theme: Food in the Ancient World

* Food and Eating in the Ancient World - Eat, Drink and Be Merry
* Intoxication in Ancient Greece and Rome - The Gift of Dionysus
* Cooking with Apicius - Wine, Olives and Grains
* The Best Thing Since Sliced Figs - Bread in the Ancient World
* Food in Yemen Before the Coming of Islam - Bring with You a Full Sack of Flour
* Decadent Dining While Horizontal - A Roman Feast
* The Number: Three - The Mediterranean Triad
* Garum, Rome's Favorite Condiment - Something Fishy
* Suggested Reading for this Issue - Food for Thought

Other Articles:

* The Famous Venus of Milo - Contested Beauty
* Was Diagoras from Melos a Non-believer? - An Atheist in Athens
* A Time Traveller's Guide - The Toga
* Top Ten Strangest Deaths of Roman Emperors
* A Fearsome Heroine for the Ages - Atalanta
* An Overview of Hellenistic Philosophy - Adding it All Up 1 vol, 68 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964009 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 9: Athens in the Age of Plato Theme: Athens in the Age of Plato
* Athens in the Age of Plato - Historical Introduction
* The Life and Times of Xenophon the Athenian - Athens' Wayward Son
* The Death of the Philosopher Socrates - True to His Word
* Aristocratic Living Culture in Athens - My Home is my Oikos
* The Athenian Symposium - Drink, Deviance, and Dialogue
* Women in Classical Athens - Second-Class Citizens
* Developments in the Fourth century BC - Athenian Vase-Painting
* The Agora in the Fourth century BC - The Heart of Athens
* The Twilight of Classical Greece - The Last Athenian and the First Greek
* Recommended Books on Classical Athens - Beyond the Magazine

Features:
* The Trial of Gaius Verres - Corrupting the State
* The Number: Twelve - Virgil's Aeneid
* The Battle between order and chaos - Marduk and Tiamat
* See: Titans in a Box! - Immortals
* The King's Peace Showed Who Was in Charge - Master of Puppets 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964011 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 11: The End Of Antiquity Theme: The End of Antiquity

* The End of Antiquity: Historical Introduction
* Constantine and the Rise of Christian Rome: Crossing the Milvian Bridge
* The Last Non-Christian Roman Emperor: Julian the Apostate
* How St. Ambros Tried to Influence Rulers: Christian Advice
* The End of the Roman Empire in the West: Attack of the Visigoths
* The Link Between Ancient and Medieval: Augustine of Hippo
* Closure of the Academy at Athens: Plato's Second Death?
* Recommended Books on Late Antiquity: Beyond the Magazine
* Vultures in the Ancient World: Rejected or Revered?
* The Quest for Immortality in Ancient China: Forever Alive
* An Enigma Tailor-Made for Hollywood: Pontius Pilate 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964012 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 12 Theme: Medicine and Healing in the Ancient World
* Bringer of Good Health to the Whole World: The Arts of Asclepius
* Dioscorides and De Materia Medica: Recipes for Ancient Medicine
* Curing the Sick for Over 1,000 years: Asclepius: The Ancient God of Healing
* Quick Fixes for Bleeding Wounds: First Century First Aid
* Rimini's House of the Surgeon: An Uprooted Tree
* Medicine in the Roman Legions: Healing at the Edges of Empire
* Epidaurus and the Cult of Asclepius: Sweet Dreams
* The Creation of Female Bodies: Hippocratic Gynaecology
* Male Infertility in Ancient Greece: Not Always Virile
* Suggested Reading for this Issue: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Other Articles:
* Celebrating Beer Since 1800 BC: The World's Oldest Drinking Song
* To Burn their Sons and Daughters in the Fire: Child Sacrifice in Ancient Carthage
* Geography Becomes Identity: The Origins of Rome's Seven Hills
* The Roman Army on Screen, Part VIII: Barabbas (1961) and Pontius Pilate (1962)
* Claim: The Jewish Temple was not on the Temple Mount: Sacred Space 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964013 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 14 Theme: Everyday life in Pompeii
Sandra Alvarez, 'Historical introduction - A slumbering giant awakens'.
Julie Ackroyd, ''Mercator says hello' - Graffiti in Pompeii'.
Sophie Hay, 'A small neighbourhood in Pompeii - Home sweet home'.
Ray Laurence, 'Roman childhood and adolescence - Growing up in Pompeii'.
Kate Trusler, 'Finding a toilet in Pompeii - Where's the loo?'.
Jessica Venner, 'Diet, drink, and daily life in Pompeii - What's for dinner?'.
Ingrid Rowland, 'The rediscovery and romanticism of Pompeii - Lost but not forgotten'.
Danielle Trynoski, 'Ancient History travels - The hidden glories of Pompeii'.

Features:
Alexandra Grigorieva, 'Roman cuisine for new Barbarian kings - Bringing home the bacon'.
Dani 1 vol, 68 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964014 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 14 THEME: REACHING FOR ETERNITY
* Historical Introduction - Finding a Happily Ever Afterlife
* Good as New - Coffin Re-use in the 21st Dynasty
* Death and Demons - The Ancient Egypt Demonology Project
* A Shabti is for Life - A Servant for the Hereafter
* 'Life Insurance' for the Afterlife - Stages of Passage in the Book of the Dead?
* From Medicine to Monster - Egyptomania and the Egyptian Dead

FEATURES:
* Loving the Tyrant - Domitia Longina, empress of Domitian
* The Many Lives of Cats - Feline Friends in Ancient Egypt
* Outside of the Arena - The Daily Life of Gladiators
* A Disastrous Success - Cleopatra (1963) 1 vol, 68 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964015 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 15 Theme: Ancient Love and Sexuality
* The Greeks and Romans in Bed - Mixing Business with Pleasure
* Wives, Concubines, and Ancient Power Politics - Rank has Its Privilege
* Prostitution in Ancient Rome - The She-Wolf
* A Look at Literary Lesbians - Lesbians do not Come from Lesbos
* Marriage in Ancient Rome - A Union of Needs

Features:
* Egyptian Exploration of the African interior - Caravans to Yam
* Cooking with the Romans - Stuffed Dates
* Beautiful, Unspoiled Illyria - Exploring Ancient Albania
* Rome - Before Christ, after Fellini - Satyricon 1 vol, 68 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-964016 Various ANCIENT HISTORY MAGAZINE # 16: Exploring Roman Britain Theme: Exploring Roman Britain
* Romanization, diversity, and change - Becoming Roman Britain.
* Londinium's mysterious Roman past - The London Mithaeum.
* Entertaining the masses - Spectacula in Londinium.
* Roman ideas about the island - Those wretched Britons.
* The Roman conquest of Britain - Interaction, integration, assimilation.
* Visiting London's Roman remnants - Walking the London Wall.

Features:
* Alexander of Abonoteichus - The false prophet.
* Ancient paradox or anti-war materpiece? - The Trojan Women.
* The peculiar popularity of Mithras - Killing the sacred bull.
* The Roman army on screen, part 10 - The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964). 1 vol, 68 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-TPS03 Werbaneth, Jim TURNING POINT SIMULATIONS # 3: ARBELA Wargame Throughout history, it is hard to find a battle that sees the individual clash of PERSONALITY in a more important way-- a decisively important way-- than the clash at Arbela between Darius III of Persia, ruler of the largest empire in the world-- and a young man named Alexander, who ruled a small, semi-backward nation and a collection of Greek states where he had only recently had to suppress rebellion.

The odds? Best modern estimates put them at something worse than 5-1 against Alexander. His 47,000 troops are fairly well documented. Darius commanded something over 250,000 (although some accounts place the figure much higher).

When Alexander attacked, he personally led the force that broke the enemy line, coming close enough (it was said) to throw a spear at Darius and to challenge him to personal combat. Darius had none of it and fled. His army was doomed, and so was his reign. And the empire of Alexander was begun. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-AYG5500 Beckett, Beau and Stahl, Jeph 878 VIKINGS: Invasion of England Wargame The year is 878. For the past 75 years, Viking raiding parties from Norway and Denmark have been terrorizing the coasts of England with 'hit and run' attacks. The treasures and stories gained from these attacks have allowed the Norsemen to raise huge hosts of eager men seeking glory and riches. These armies now stand poised to thunder across England where they will settle and farm the fertile land they conquer. The divided English kingdoms are unprepared for this impending onslaught. The Vikings are coming!

Players control the invading Vikings or the English nobles who are trying to withstand the invasion. Viking players either play as Norsemen Viking freeman or as the fearless Viking shock troops known as Berserkers. The English play as the Housecarl (Kings' household troops) or as the Thegns (regional noble leaders). The English players will also be able to call up the Fyrd (peasant levies) to defend their cities.

Players for each side strategize together in order to coordinate their strategies. Each side attempts to control Cities on the map to win. The English start the game controlling all of England but a Viking Leader will invade from the sea each Turn. The English players raise reinforcements from cities they control, while the Vikings must wait for a new invasion for reinforcements. The game ends when the Treaty of Wedmore is called and the side controlling the most cities wins the game. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, ACADEMY GAMES
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1-1947513 Peruffo, Alberto LA GUERRA CIVILE LONGOBARDA E LA BATTAGLIA DI CORNATE 689 The Battle of Coronate in 689 -- between the army of the King of the Lombards Cunipert and that of the usurper Alahis -- was fought on the plain at the Adda between Cornate d'adda and Trezzo on the Adda. The clash was won by the King and paved the way to the definitive conversion of all the Lombards to Catholicism. The two armies clashed until Alahis died, at which point his army collapsed. 1 vol, 62 pgs 2017 ITALY, THE SOLDIER SHOP
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1-972027 Williams, Gareth 027 VIKING WARRIOR vs ANGLO-SAXON WARRIOR: England 865-1066 In the two centuries before the Norman invasion of England, Anglo-Saxon and Viking forces clashed repeatedly in bloody battles across the country. Repeated Viking victories in the 9th century led to their settlement in the north of the country, but the tide of war ebbed and flowed until the final Anglo-Saxon victory before the Norman Conquest.

Using stunning artwork, this book examines in detail three battles between the two deadly foes: Ashdown in 871 which involved the future Alfred the Great; Maldon in 991 where an Anglo-Saxon army sought to counter a renewed Viking threat; and Stamford Bridge in 1066, in which King Harold Godwinesson abandoned his preparations to repel the expected Norman invasion in order to fight off Harald Hard-Counsel of Norway.

Drawing upon historical accounts from both English and Scandinavian sources and from archaeological evidence, Gareth Williams presents a detailed comparison of the weaponry, tactics, strategies and underlying military organization of the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, and considers the developments which took place on both sides in the two centuries of Viking incursions into Anglo-Saxon England. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-216230 EMPIRES OF THE MIDDLE AGES SP game covers the economic and political landscape of medieval Europe from 771 to 1467. Several scenarios allow players to do anything from a solitaire game during the Charlemagne's reign to the grand scenario that covers historical trends throughout the period. 1 vol, 54 pgs 1980 US, SIMULATIONS PUBLICATIONS
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1-962000 MEDIEVAL WARFARE back issues 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2 and 5.5 Clearing out MEDIEVAL WARFARE back issues 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2 and 5.5 for $4.00 each or any three for $10.00 plus postage.

Limited quantities on some issues. If you wanted to sample Medieval Warfare, here's your (greatly discounted) chance. Normally $10 each. First come, first served. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2011 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-914020G Beym Fredricc VAE VICTUS BOARD GAME # 20: Heroes & Kings Four battles from the series Au Fil de l'Epee, previously published in DTP by Canons en Carton, in revisited and redesigned versions. Features the celebrated heroes and kings of the French Middle Ages: William the Conqueror, Saint Louis, du Guesclin and Joan of Arc.

During the battle of Val es dunes, the man still known as William the Bastard, allied with the King of France Henry I, set about reconquering his duchy by confronting his rival Gui de Brionne and an army of rebellious barons. On open terrain, two lines of chevaliers face off and prepare for a bloody combat under the eyes of Raoul de Taisson who had not yet chosen his side.

Since the conquering of the Poitou by Philippe Auguste, there had been to definitive treaty to resolve the contradictions between French suzerainty and the former English rights. Hugh of Lusignan publicly withdraws his allegiance to Alphonse, Count of Poitiers, the French king's brother, and calls on his stepson, Henry III, the king of England for help. Louis IX of France is forced to react, resulting in the battle of Taillebourg during which the French knights cross the Charente River by force and overthrow the Anglo-Gascons.

Cocherel is a battle characteristic of the scientific and cunning methods the Constable du Guesclin employed to defeat his enemies. By feigning a hasty retreat and luring Charles the Bad into an imprudent pursuit, du Guesclin gives King Charles V of France with a valuable and important victory over one of his worst enemies.

Patay is the culminating point of the Loire campaign inspired by Joan of Arc who just liberated Orleans. This is the first of the memorable June 18 in the History of France with Joan of Arc and her companions La Hire, Xantrailles, Dunois, Alencon, and Richemont triumphing over John Talbot's English. This time the English archers won't have the final word.

Heroes & Kings puts players at the head of small armies dominated by powerful knights. These short and varied battles require both risk taking and a solid tactical sense.
Will you fare as well as these semi-mythical figures of the History of France in vanquishing the English and the rebellious barons?

Game components: Four 42 x 29.5 cm maps (printed front and back); 216 die-cut counters and markers; One booklet of rules and four scenarios; One player aid card. 1 vol, 24 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-914021G Beym Fredricc VAE VICTUS BOARD GAME # 21: Avec Honneur et Panache Volume 1 RETHEL 1650: 15 December 1650. With Mazarin having imprisoned the Prince of Conde at the beginning of the year for fear of his growing influence, the troops supporting the Prince rallied behind Turenne who had recently joined Fronde's side. Turenne operated in the northeast of France to join the troops of the Duc de Lorraine and the Spanish with hopes of regaining control of all the fortresses acquired in Conde's cause.

Sensing the danger of having such a great captain against him, Mazarin entrusted the command of the armies of Flanders and Champagne to the Comte de Plessis-Praslin (meanwhile beginning secret negotiations with the other camp). Plessis-Praslin lay siege to Rethel and, despite having given his word, the governor of Rethel surrendered a few days before Turenne's arrival. The commander of the Frondeur army was therefore required to combat the entire Royalist army.

After his defeat (which would be the last one), Turenne joined the king's camp in exchange for amnesty, a few titles and, most importantly, the command of the French armies. He would be a loyal servant of the king until his death on the battlefield 25 years later.

THE DUNES 1658: 14 June 1658, The alliances had evolved since the end of the Thirty Years' War. The Lorraine soldiers had gone over to the French camp after their duke was imprisoned by the Spanish. Mazarin convinced King Louis XIV to sign a military alliance with Cromwell who sent a strong English contingency to the continent, thereby forcing King Charles II and Princes James and Henry to join the Spanish with their meager troops. Exiled with those loyal to him for nearly six years, Conde was also on the side of Juan of Austria, the commander in chief of the Spanish forces.

When Turenne lay siege to the fortress of Dunkirk, Juan of Austria decided to give battle right away. As a result of this French victory, the Treaty of the Pyrenees and other related agreements were signed, putting an end to the Franco-Spanish War, to some extent the Fronde, and the English Civil War. The sun of Louis XIV could begin to shine.

The game includes: Two 59 x 41 cm maps (one sheet back printed); 270 double-sided, pre-cut counters and markers; A book of rules and scenarios; A color player aid 1 vol, 24 pgs 2018 FRANCE, CERIGO EDITIONS
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1-972024 Campbell, David 024 LONGBOWMEN vs CROSSBOWMEN: Hundred Years' War 1337-60 For centuries, the crossbow had played a key role on the battlefields of continental Europe, with mercenaries from Genoa and Brabant in particular filling the ranks of the French army. Yet on the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War, they came up against a more powerful foe. To master the English longbow was a labor of years, requiring far greater skill to use than the crossbow, but it was much more flexible and formidable, striking fear into the French and their allies.

This study examines three battles - Sluys (1340), Crecy (1346) and Poitiers (1356) - and shows how the use of the longbow allowed England's armies to inflict crushing defeats on numerically superior forces. The longbow changed the shape of war, becoming the defining weapon of the age and wreaking havoc upon the French armies that would face it. Featuring full-color artwork, this is the engrossing story of the first clashes between the English longbowmen and the crossbowmen of the French king on the bloody battlefields of the Hundred Years' War. 1 vol, 80 pgs 2017 UK, OSPREY PUBLISHING
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1-215750 Davies, Sean EDWARD I's CONQUEST OF WALES Edward I's conquest of Wales was a key formative event in the history of Britain, but it has not been the subject of a scholarly book for over 100 years. Research has advanced since then, changing our perception of the medieval military mind and shining fresh light on the key characters involved in the conquest. This gives the Welsh and English perspectives on the war and on the brutal, mistrustful, and ruthless personal motives that drove events.

Set in the context of Welsh warfare and society from the end of Rome to the time of Edward's opening campaign in the late thirteenth century. The narrative describes in vivid detail the military history of the conflict, the sequence of campaigns, Welsh resistance, Edward's castle building and English colonization, and the cost of the struggle to the Welsh and the English - and the uneasy peace that followed. 1 vol, 232 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-2123702 Garuti, Giovanni and Durand, Nadir HEIDELBERG TURNIERBUCH 1482 This reprint is of the 1886 German manuscript based on the Heidelberg Tournament Book of the Jost Pirckhammer of 1486 -- today preserved in the Heidelberg University Library. The appendix contains 12 plates of knights, ladies, and soldiers of the 16th century. 1 vol, 92 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-216900 Hill, Paul THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR AT WAR: 1120-1312 This book about the Knights Templar -- the medieval military order which played a key role in the crusades against the Muslims in the Holy Land, the Iberian peninsula, and elsewhere in Europe -- examines how this military order prosecuted its wars. Includes 50 color illustrations.

Shows how it were funded and supplied, how it organized its forces on campaign and on the battlefield and the strategies and tactics they employed in the various theaters of warfare in which they fought. Templar leadership, command and control are examined, and sections cover their battles and campaigns, fortifications and castles. 1 vol, 264 pgs 2018 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-217250 Konstam, Angus VIKING WARRIOR: Operations Manual An in-depth look at the Viking warrior culture, from 700 to 1066, including their origins and how they raided their way to expansion over much of the known world. Warrior culture, clan warfare, overlords and local kingdoms, their relationship with the sea and ships, raiding, harrying, and assimilation are all covered in the book. Includes 150 color and 50 b/w photographs. 1 vol, 155 pgs 2018 UK, HAYNES PUBLISHING
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1-217590 Livingstone, Marilyn and Morgen Witzel THE BLACK PRINCE AND THE CAPTURE OF A KING: Poitiers 1356 The capture of a king in the course of a battle was a relatively rare event. This, the climactic event of the Black Prince's first campaign as commander, came at the end of nearly a year of campaigning across the southwest of France.

The battle of Poitiers in 1356 is less well known than more famous clashes such as Agincourt, however, Poitiers was no less dramatic, and equally important in terms of the course of the Hundred Years War. The capture of King Jean brought France to the brink of total defeat, and led to one of the most devastating and destructive periods in French history. It is not exaggeration to say that the battle of Poitiers changed the course of history for both France and England.

In the summer of 1356 the Prince and his army drove northward towards the Loire, attacking once again deep into French territory. This time he met real opposition: the full French army led by King Jean and many of the leading nobility of France, some of them veterans of the defeat at Crecy ten years before. Outnumbered, the Prince fell back, but in September he turned near the city of Poitiers to make a stand.

The battle that followed was a tense encounter. The French had learned much from the disastrous defeat at Crecy, and took time to organize and prepare before attacking. Their advance was deliberate and well-planned, yet the result was the same. Once again, English and Welsh archers wrought mayhem among the French ranks. The French formations disintegrated, and a violent counterattack by English men-at-arms caused it to dissolve entirely. King Jean and his eldest son made a final stand with some of their followers, but in the end they were forced to surrender and were taken back to England as prisoners.

The core of the book is a day-by-day description of the campaign of July-September 1356, climaxing with a detailed description of the Battle of Poitiers itself. The detailed account and analysis of the battle and the campaigns that led up to it has a strong focus on the people involved in the campaign: ordinary men-at-arms and noncombatants as well as princes and nobles. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2018 US, CASEMATE
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1-216190 McNab, Chris SIEGE WARFARE: Engines, Equipment and Techniques - Ancient to Late Medieval Large format hardback. Very well illustrated. Tracks the technology, artillery, and tactics of starting and maintaining a siege from ancient times to the beginning of the gunpowder age, charting the struggle between defensive structures and the various engines designed to overcome them. 1 vol, 155 pgs 2018 UK, HAYNES PUBLISHING
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1-216810 Peers, Chris KING STEPHEN AND THE ANARCHY: Civil War and Military Tactics in Twelfth-Century Britain The Anarchy, the protracted struggle between Stephen of Blois and the Empress Matilda for the English crown between 1135 and 1154, is often seen as a disastrous breakdown in one of the best-governed kingdoms of medieval Europe. But perhaps the impact of the conflict has been overstated, and its effect on the common people across the country is hard to judge. Describes each phase of this civil war, in particular the castles and sieges that dominated strategic thinking, and sets the fighting in the context of the changing tactics and military systems of the 12th century. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2018 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-217640 Phillips, Charles THE MEDIEVAL CASTLE: Manual of Castle Construction The Haynes Medieval Castle Manual explores the background story to castle construction in Medieval Europe, showing that castles had both a domestic and defensive function. It uses the 'new' medieval castle-building project at Guedelon in Burgundy as the centerpiece for the book, examining the construction and anatomy of these awe-inspiring structures, section by section. Life inside the castle walls is explored, from the perspectives of the lowliest servants to the mighty lords and all those ranks in between.

Ordinary daily routines to how a castle's inhabitants would have been fed and watered and the building itself heated and furnished are also covered. When it came to survival in times of unrest, the castle presented would-be assailants with a formidable array of defensive measures, some of which were truly frightening in their ability to inflict injury and death. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2018 UK, HAYNES PUBLISHING
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1-215810 Somogyi, Gyozo HUNGARIAN AGE OF CHIVALRY 1301-1456 Another in the series. Contains hundreds of color illustrations covering Hungarian troops 1301-1456. 1 vol, 76 pgs 2017 HUNGARY
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1-215820 Somogyi, Gyozo THE ARMY OF THE ARPAD DYNASTY 896-1301 Contains hundreds of color illustrations covering the troops. The Arpads was the ruling dynasty of the Principality of Hungary in the 9th and 10th centuries and of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1000 to 1301. The dynasty was named after Grand Prince Arpad who was the head of the Hungarian tribal federation during the conquest of the Carpathian Basin, c. 895. 1 vol, 70 pgs 2017 HUNGARY
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1-214200 Sverdrup, Carl Fredrik THE MONGOL CONQUESTS: The Military Operations of Genghis Khan and Sube'etei The Mongols created the greatest landlocked empire known to history. It was an empire created and sustained by means of conquest. Initially an insignificant tribal leader, Genghis Khan gradually increased his power, overcoming one rival after another. After he had subjugated all tribes of Inner Asia, he struck southward into China and later attacked distant Khwariz in the Near East. Sube'etei continued to make significant conquests after Genghis Khan died, conquering central China and leading a large force into the heart of Europe.

Between them, Genghis Khan and Sube'etei directed more than 40 campaigns, fought more than 60 battles, and conquered all lands from Korea in the east to Hungary and Poland in the west. 25 maps.

This book offers a detailed narrative of the military operations of these two leaders, based on early Mongolian, Chinese, Near Eastern, and European sources. Making full use of newly translated Chinese sources, the account offer details never before given in English works.

Detailed maps showing the operations support the text. Many conventional wisdom views of the Mongols, such as their use of terror as a deliberate strategy, or their excellence at siege warfare, are shown to be incorrect. This is a major contribution to our knowledge of the Mongols and their way of warfare. 1 vol, 392 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-962071 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.1 Theme: Viking Invasion

Theme articles include: Why Did the Vikings Attack?; Between Myth and Reality: Amazons of the Viking World; Laying Waste to Everything: Viking Tactics in West Francia; Ship After Ship of the Majus: A Viking Raid on Seville in 844; Brilliant Warfare or Pragmatic Decision: The Viking Sieges of Paris; Curl Up and Sharpen Your Seaxe: Viking Winter Camps; and The Viking Axe.

Other articles include: Medieval Armies of the Dead; Mining as a Medieval Siege Tactic: The Siege of Edessa; and Hollywood's Favorite Viking: Ragnar Lodbrok. 1 vol, 60 pgs 2016 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962072 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.2 - First Barons' War Theme: The Battle of Lincoln
* The Failure of Magna Carta - The First Barons' War (1215-1217)
* Hard Pressed and Strongly Resisted - The Siege of Rochester
* Hating John - How English Chroniclers Portrayed the King
* The Key to England - The Siege of Dover
* From Towers to Tunnels - Gamechangers in English Castle-Building
* A Day to be Venerated Through our Age - The Battle of Lincoln
* A Warrior for king and Christ - Peter des Roches at the Battle of Lincoln
* What Happened to the Prisoners of War - The Aftermath of the Battle of Lincoln

Features:
* The Battles of the Orontes and Apamea - Byzantines and Fatimids at War
* The Sweet Side of War - Honey and Military Medicine
* The Crossbow - A Devilish Device
* Take From the Rich; Give to the Poor - Robin Hood on Film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962073 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.3 Theme: Tournaments and Jousting in the Middle Ages
* And the Crowd Went Wild: A Short History of Tournaments
* Old Games and New Order: The Tournaments of the Four Lands
* Quintain, Dice and Young Knights: Jousting on the First Crusade
* The Holy Roman Empire: Pageantry and Violence: Maximilian I, Tournament Fanatic
* He Has Not Abandoned Warlike Custom: Manuel I Komenos and Byzantine Jousting
* A Most Marvelous Deed of Arms: The Combat of the Thirty
* Single Combat during the Hundred Years' War: When it Wasn't a Game
* The Ghent Crossbow Tournament of 1440: Shooting for Prizes and Honor
* Their Shields are Pierced and Shattered: The Lance
* The Story of a Modern-day Knight: Jousting in the 21st Century
* Right in Everything but the Details: Jousting on Film
* No Aiming at Unprotected Parts: Tournament Rules 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962074 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.4 Theme: The Battle of Hattin
* The Sign of the Cross on his Forehead - Did Crusaders Get Tattoos?
* The Rise of the Ayyubids - Saladin's Apprenticeship in Egypt
* The Geopolitics of the Medieval Middle East - Was It Just Crusade and Jihad?
* Victory Before the Fall - The Siege of Kerak
* Ayyubid Military Organization Under Saladin - Family, Finance, and Faith
* Give the Lie to the Devil - The Battle of Hattin
* The Consequences of Poor Strategy - Saladin's Post-Hattin Malaise
* Millions of Meandering Lines - Of Swords, Steel, and Saladin
* The Wedge between Egypt and Syria - The Crusader Castle of Montreal
* The Museum of the Order of St John, London - Bearers of the Cross

Other:
* A Pirate-Monk in the English Channel - The Battle of Sandwich
* Miracles, Visions, and St. Barbara's Head - Teutonic Knights and PTSD
* An Invisible Clash - The Battle of Hatting on Film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962075 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.5 - The Murder of Charles the Good Theme: The Murder of Charles the Good

* How Flanders Descended into Civil War - A Murder, a Siege, and Too Many Successors
* Let's Kill Him in the Church - A Medieval Model for Murder
* Vigils, Fights, Attacks, and Other Tasks - In Bruges Goes Medieval
* The War According to Herman of Tournai - Chaos in Flanders
* The Rise and Fall of William Clito - The Siege of Aalst
* The Chronicler and the Historian - My Friend Galbert
* Further Reading - Books and Articles on Charles the Good
* The Rules of the Game - Deception in Siege Warfare
* The Sword in the Bog - Forged by a God, Foretold by a Wizard, Found by a King
* A Salty Brain and Climbing Stairs - Filippo Vadi's Martial Philosophies
* The Earth is a Source of Wonder - Fantastic Beasts and How They Kill You
* A Failed French Expedition Against England - The Portable 'Wooden City' of 1386
* Attacked With Siege-Engines and Arrows - The Siege of Silves in 1189
* Chasing the Monster - Beowulf on Film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962076 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 7.6 - The Legend OF El Cid Theme: The Legend of El Cid
The Deeds of Rodrigo the Campeado - The Man Who Became El Cid
The Era of the Taifa States - When Iberia was Shattered
Living in a 'Basket of Snakes' - The Takeover of Toledo
The Clear Exposition of the Disastrous Tragedy - The Conquest of Valencia
El Cid and the Principality of Valencia - A Man Raised up by God
Learning About Medieval Warfare from an Epic - Warfare in The Song of the Cid
A Hero's Weapons in Fact and Legend - The Swords of The Cid

Features:
Was Henry III Playing Chicken? - The Siege of London in 1267
An Ancient Weapon in the Middle Ages - The Sling
His Letter to the Duke of Milan in 1482 - Leonardo Da Vinci as Military Engineer
Combat Training for Knights - Forged in the Fires of Chivalry
I Know What It Is to Take a City! - The Film of El Cid
Vikings at the Royal Ontario Museum - A Tale of Two Swords 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962081 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 8.1 - John Hawkwood in Italy Theme: John Hawkwood in Italy
* An English Mercenary in Italy - The Career of John Hawkwood
* The Massacres at Faenza and Cesena - The Dark Side of a Hero
* The Merchant of Prato's Little Secret - Hidden Protections
* Why Did City-States Hire Mercenaries? - The Dilemma
* Hawkwood's Greatest Victory - The Battle of Castagnaro

Features:
* Many Questions with Few Answers - The Longbow
* If it Even Happened - The Battle of Hyddgen, 1401
* Why Sieges were Hard on Your Health - Besieging Bodies
* 11th Century Norman Mercenaries in the Mediterranean - Fame, Faith, and Fortune
* Swords for Hire, Hollywood Style - Condottieri on Film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962082 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 8.2 - Edward I's Invasion of Wales Theme: Edward I's Invasion of Wales

* The English and Welsh Struggle: One Island, one King?
* Prince, Pawn, and Prodigal Son: The Rise of Edward I
* Hostage, Traitor, Patriot, Hero: The Path of Dafydd ap Gruffudd
* Defense Spending, Medieval Style: The Castles of Edward I in Wales
* 'All Wales was Cast to the Ground': Edward's Conquest
* Further Reading - Books and Articles on the Invasion of Wales
* Maniakes' Great Misadventure: The Invasion of Sicily in 1038
* Can You Answer These?: Anglo-Saxon Riddles
* A Gift for a Poet: The Buckler
* Peasant Resistance in the Imjin War: Guerrillas in the Mist
* 'The Dead Cost Nothing': Edward I on Film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962083 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE: Volume 8.3 with the Battle of Vlaardingen Theme: The Battle of Vlaardingen

* Overview: In the year 1018 a band of Frisian 'pirates' face-off against the powerful Ottonian Empire. What happens will shock both sides
* Origins of the German Empire - The rise of the Ottonians
* 'Who could doubt that such a powerful army would prevail?' - The Battle of Vlaardingen
* No rabble at Vlaardingen - The Frisian militia system
* Further reading - Books and articles on the Ottonian Empire

Other Articles
* A personal golden age of chivalry - The good duke
* A heavenly assist on the battlefield - The warrior saints
* With helmet, shield, and spear - The millennium warrior
* 'But he bear a basilard' - The dagger in medieval London
* The buried warriors of Poland - Lutomiersk unveiled
* The military ruse as a manifestation of prudence - The virtue of cunning
* Warrior, saint, martyr - Joan of Arc on film 1 vol, 60 pgs 2018 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-962903 Various MEDIEVAL WARFARE BATTLE OF HASTINGS: Special No. 3 Medieval Warfare Special 2017: 1066 - The Battle of Hastings with:

* Two Invasions, Three Battles, One Throne - The Contenders in 1066
* The Path for William, Duke of Normandy - The Conqueror's Apprenticeship
* The Path for Harold Godwinson - How Do You Become a King?
* The Men who Fought with King Harold - The Anglo-Saxon Military
* The path for Haraldr Hardradi Sigurdarson - Hardrulers of the Vikings
* The Vikings' Last Stand in England - The Battles of Fulford and Stamford Bridge
* The Logistics of the Norman Conquest - Crossing the Channel
* A Meeting of Missiles and Sword-Strokes - The Battle of Hastings
* The Legend That Just Won't Die - The Arrow in King Harold's Eye
* Hastings Versus Dyrrhachium - The Myth of the 'Invincible' Norman Cavalry Charge
* Great was the Multitude of the Slain - William I's Subjugation of England
* Great was the Multitude of the Slain - The Battle of Northam
* The 950th Anniversary of the Battle - A Return to Hastings
* Harold Lives! William Kills His Wife! - The Alternative Histories of The Battle of Hastings
* Learn More About the Norman Conquest - Further Reading 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-666126 Fernandez, Jose MONTIEL 1369: Jaque al rey. El fin de una dinastia Peter I of Castile battled his nobility, the neighboring Kingdom of Aragon, and especially his stepbrother Enrique de Trastamara for his throne in the fields of Montiel. Add the French, English, Portuguese, and Nasrids into the volatile mix and Castile became a war-torn Kingdom. This offers a detailed study of the causes of the war, its protagonists, and the two phases of the campaign. Black and white and color illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 112 pgs 2018 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-213230 May, Timothy THE MONGOL ART OF WAR The Mongol armies that established the largest land empire in history, stretching across Asia and into eastern Europe, are imperfectly understood. Often they are viewed as screaming throngs of horsemen who swept over opponents by sheer force of numbers rather than as disciplined regiments that carried out planned and practiced maneuvers.

In this pioneering book, Timothy May demonstrates that the Mongol military developed from a tribal levy into a complex military organization. He describes the make-up of the Mongol army from its inception to the demise of the Mongol empire, and he shows how it was the strength, quality, and versatility of Mongol military organization that made them the preeminent warriors of their time. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-72386 Solum, Terje illust by Dag R. Frognes SAGA OF THE SAMURAI # 6 Shingen: The Last Campaign 1569-1573 Volume 6 in the Saga of the Samurai series follows Shingen on his military campaigns from Kozuke and all the way toward Totomi and Mikawa. Also looks at the Takeda maritime forces and Shingen's death - the cause. 122 pages, many maps, illustrations, photos and six color plates. 1 vol, 122 pgs 2017 US, BROOKHURST PRESS
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1-72387 Solum, Terje, illust by Dag R. Frognes SAGA OF THE SAMURAI # 7: GAMO - THE STRUGGLE BEGINS 940-1557 In this first volume of two on the Gamo clan from Omi province, Terje Solum traces the family origin and follows the clan and its members through the turbulent centuries leading up to 1557. Along with the Gamo there is a lot of information on many other families from Omi, the Asai, Sasaki, Rokkaku and Kyogoku, even the warrior monks from Mount Hiei and families from neighboring provinces such as the Asakura, Saito, and the Ashikaga.

The book contains several color plates, color photos, maps, and illustrations; all with the intent of bringing a vivid and an easy to understand description of a feudal clan from Sengoku Japan. 1 vol, 122 pgs 2018 CHINA
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2-83800 Turnbull, Stephen THE ART OF RENAISSANCE WARFARE: From The Fall of Constantinople to the Thirty Years War Tells the story of the knight during the 15th and 16th centuries - from the great victories of Edward III and the Black Prince to the fall of Richard III on Bosworth Field.

During this period, new technology on the battlefield posed deadly challenges for the mounted warrior; but they also stimulated change, and the knight moved with the times. Having survived the longbow devastation at Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt, he emerged triumphant, his armor lighter and more effective, and his military skills indispensable.

This was the great age of the orders of chivalry and the freemasonry of arms that bound together comrades and adversaries in a tight international military caste. Men such as Bertrand du Guesclin and Sir John Chandos loom large in the pages of this book -- bold leaders and brave warriors, imbued with these traditions of chivalry and knighthood. How their heroic endeavors and the knightly code of conduct could be reconciled with the indiscriminate carnage of the 'chevauchee' and the depredations of the 'free companies' is one of the principal themes of this book. 1 vol, 272 pgs 2018 UK, FRONTLINE BOOKS
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1-666119 Abad, Ruben LAS CAMPANAS DEL DUQUE DE ALBA DE FUENTERRABIA A ARGEL (1524-1541) Few figures in the history of Spain have aroused as much controversy as Fernando Alvarez de Toledo and Pimentel, Duque de Alba. Admired by some and feared by others, he pushed the Spanish empire to achieve its greatest military successes and continental supremacy.

During Fernando's military career he held important positions representing the Spanish Crown throughout the continent. The various political events that took place led one after another to the most committed destinations where Spain struggled to achieve the desired hegemony.

He was governor of the Duchy of Milan (1555-1556), Viceroy of the Kingdom of Naples (1556-1558), Governor of the Netherlands (1567-1573), and Viceroy and Constable of the Kingdom of Portugal (1580-1582). Only the Duke of Alba was a rival and their talents shone in France, Central, North Africa, Germany, the Netherlands, and Portugal.

Illustrated with photographs, maps, and color prints. 1 vol, 82 pgs 2017 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-666123 Abad, Ruben Saez CONTRA FRANCESES Y PROTESTANTES: La Guerra Total 1542-1559 The 1542 appointment of Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, third Duke of Alba, as Captain General of Spain made him the main military authority of the peninsula. His successful defense of the Perpignan Square would oblige the French monarch to desist from continuing his war effort in the Pyrenean front.

Alba became chief Imperial Commander in time for Germany's 1546-1547 campaign, when he showed tactical superiority over his opponents despite having inferior material and human means. In the Battle of Muhlberg, he played a pre-eminent role, although his triumph would be of little use. After the revolt of 1552, he suffered a period of failures, including in front of the walls of Metz. He recovered during the Italian campaign of 1555-1557, where he managed to defeat the Franco-Papal armies and subdue the Levantisco Pope Paul IV. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-666124 Blanco, Joaquin LOS TERCIOS de FLANDES de ALEJANDRO FARNESIO: El Plan Combinado Con la Gran Armada, y la Invasion de Inglaterra In discussions about the Spanish Armada, much is made of naval warfare, but little about the land forces of Alejandro Farnese. This new study examines the land force that would have landed in England, how it fought, and what would occur after the army landed. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-215340 Ebben, Maurits ALBA: General and Servant to the Crown Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Third Duke of Alba, is one of the most formidable and controversial figures of the sixteenth century. He has been depicted as a great hero, an indefatigable defender of the Catholic faith, and a true buttress of the Spanish monarchy, but also as a terrifying man, the dark suppressor of the revolt in the Low Countries.

During his long and fascinating life Alba revealed wide-ranging skills and interests. A successful soldier, he was also a distinguished courtier and an influential diplomat serving his monarchs, Charles V and Philip II, without fail.

Moreover, he was an avid art collector. Using a variety of sources, including previously unexamined data, 16 leading historians from eight countries present newly developed insights and offer a nuanced image of the Grand Duque. Adopting different perspectives, they shed new light on this intriguing and influential leader, thus showing that Alba continues to be deserving of study and discussion. 1 vol, 464 pgs 2013 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-215490 Miller, Doug FRANKENHAUSEN 1525 The Battle of Frankenhausen was fought on 15 May 1525. It was the final act of the German Peasants' War: Joint troops of Landgrave Philip I of Hesse and Duke George of Saxony defeated the peasants under their leader Thomas Muntzer near Frankenhausen in the County of Schwarzburg.

Very well illustrated, including color. Superb campaign and battlefield study. Color plates and maps. 1 vol, 140 pgs 2017 UK, BLAGDON PRESS
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1-666122 Moreno, Manuel Jesus DIEGO GARCIA DE PARADES 1486-1533 Biography of the knight Diego Garcia de Paredes, whose exploits and adventures in battle showcased his courage and fortitude and is remembered now by street names in Trujillo, Caceres, Badajoz, Leon, Cordoba, Motril, and Madrid.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra quotes him in several chapters of his work Hidalgo don Quixote of la Mancha. In chapter 31, he says: 'And this Diego Garcia de Paredes, born in the city of Trujillo, was a gallant soldier and knight who stopped a mill wheel with only a finger, and later defended a bridge so valiantly, an innumerable army could not pass.' Another in the well-illustrated series. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 SPAIN, ALMENA
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1-TPS10 Werbaneth, Jim TURNING POINT SIMULATIONS # 10: The Invincible Armada Players use both a Strategic and a Tactical map. The game contains very few physical counters in play but many information chits and dozens of 'Event Chits' that influence play.

With full color maps and die cut counters, the game allows players to examine different operational plans, and includes a series of optional rules that highlight how various historical changes could have tipped the balance either way.

The Invincible Armada includes: One full color, 11x17-inch mounted map; 180 full color, 5/8-inch and 1/2-inch die-cut counters, 12 page rulebook, 2 Squadron Charts, and 2 Player Aid Charts. 1 vol, 12 pgs 2017 US, AGAINST THE ODDS
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1-215350 Bruijn, Jaap DE RUYTER: Dutch Admiral Was Michiel de Ruyter the greatest sea commander who ever lived? Or simply the greatest sea commander of the 17th century? In this book, nine leading historical authorities from seven different countries examine his astonishing career.

Some people see him as the man who saved the Dutch Republic, and ensured its independence. He knew how to fight a sea-battle on the grandest scale. He could also haggle like a canny Dutch merchant, achieving the release of Hungarian clergymen from Spanish captivity and that of Dutch sailors from barbarian imprisonment. Louis XIV, often his opponent, called him 'a man who did honor to humanity.' 1 vol, 280 pgs 2011 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-666120 Canales, Francisco Martinez LA GUERRA DE SUCESION DE MANTUA: 1628-1631 The death of Vicente II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Monferrato -- Levante and Poniente bordering with the Spanish Milanese -- opened another dispute in a Europe already in conflict. Who would inherit the duchies attracted the attention of France, the Holy Roman Empire, the intriguing Duke of Savoy, and Spain.

This book investigates the diplomatic maneuvering -- Quevedo himself spying in Venice -- and the battles in Italy, from the plains of the Po River to the steps and Alpine valleys, led by commanders such as Gonzalo Fernandez de Cordoba and Ambrosio Spinola. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and color prints. 1 vol, 82 pgs 2017 SPAIN, ALMENA
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4-14560 Duffy, Christopher MILITARY EXPERIENCE IN THE AGE OF REASON, THE Classic work. Appendix, bibliography, and index. A must for a serious military historian of the era. 1 vol, 346 pgs 1998 US, WORDSWORTH EDITIONS
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3-15520 Stoye, John SIEGE OF VIENNA, THE Classic account of the last threat to the Western states by the Turks. Details the campaign, map, b/w illust, index, and biblio.

The Siege of Vienna in 1683 was one of the turning points in European history. It was the last serious threat to Western Christendom and so great was its impact that countries normally jealous and hostile sank their differences to throw back the armies of Islam and their savage Tartar allies.

The consequences of defeat were momentous: the Ottomans lost half their European territories and began the long decline which led to the final collapse of the Empire, and the Hapsburgs turned their attention from France and the Rhine frontier to the rich pickings of the Balkans. The hot September day that witnesses the last great trial of strength between Cross and Crescent opened an epoch in European history that lasted until WWI cataclysm. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2017 UK, BIRLINN
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2-214170 Hanlon, Gregory ITALY 1636: Cemetery of Armies The campaign and battle of Tornavento. One of the best books on 17th-century warfare, including Thirty Years War and ECW. Analysis of the reason for casualty rates, motivation, tactics, and the effectiveness of the Spanish vs French military methods.

Offers a neo-Darwinian interpretation of war and violence as inherent in human nature. Explores many practical aspects of early modern warfare, including personalities, weapons, and tactics. Richly illustrated with woodcuts, paintings, and maps. Includes 47 illustrations and 10 maps. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2018 US, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-215100 Spring, Laurence The Bavarian Army During the Thirty Years War, 1618-1648 - The Backbone of the Catholic League The Bavarian Army has been overshadowed by those of Gustavus Adolphus' and Wallenstein's Armies, but it was one of only a few armies to have fought throughout the Thirty Years War, first as part of the Catholic League and then an independent army after the Peace of Prague. Among the generals of the Bavarian Army were Count Johan von Tilly and Gottfried von Pappenheim, who are two of the most famous generals of the war. 30 b/w ills., maps, diagrams

This book covers not only the Bavarian Army's organisation, but also has chapters on recruitment, officers, clothing, weaponry, pay and rations of a soldier during the Thirty Years War. As well as life and death in the army, this book also looks at the women who accompanied it. The chapter on 'civilians and soldiers' looks at the impact of the war on the civilian population, their reaction to it and the infamous sack of Magdeburg which sent shockwaves across Europe. This chapter also looks at the impact on Bavaria by having Swedish, Spanish and Imperialist troops quartered upon it and how this affected the country's war effort.

In addition there are chapters on regimental colours and a detailed look into the tactics of the time, including those of Spain, Sweden and the Dutch. As well as using archival and archaeological evidence to throw new light on the subject the author has used several memoirs written by those who served in the army during the war, including Peter Hagendorf who served in Pappenheim 's Regiment of Foot from 1627 until the regiment was disbanded after the war. Hagendorf's vivid account is unique because not only is it a full account of the life of a common soldier during the war, but also records the human side of campaign, including the death of his two wives and all but two of his children. This book is essential reading to anyone interested in the wars of the early seventeenth century, not just the Thirty Years War.
1 vol, 200 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-217520 Archobold ENGLISH CIVIL WAR FLAGS: English & Scots Foot Regiments Full color paperback. Good quick reference of the many colorful and unique flags from the armies of both sides of the English Civil War. Included is 308 known foot regiment flags from the civil war all illustrated in full color. To be as accurate as possible a variety of sources were used including drawings and detailed descriptions from the time plus some current material. This book will prove to be a handy reference of all the known flags for historians, wargamers, and battle re-enactors. 1 vol, 70 pgs 2018 UK, REDCREST PUBLICATIONS
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1-216120 Barratt, John A RABBLE OF GENTILITY: The Royalist Northern Horse, 1644-45 General George Monck once described the Royalist horse as 'a rabble of gentility.' Modern research has largely dispelled this image of the King's cavalry. However the description seems at first sight appropriate to the body of cavalry known as the Northern Horse.

Formed from those elements of the Marquis of Newcastle's Northern Royalist Army which elected to continue to fight after the crushing defeat at Marston Moor (2 July 1644) during the next 15 months the Northern Horse swept across much of England and Wales, becoming increasingly notorious in the process.

United and reorganized by their commander, the formidable Sir Marmaduke Langdale, the Northern Horse, whilst professing loyalty to the King, increasingly followed their own agenda, of renewing the war in the North, sometimes at the expense of the wider Royalist cause.

This book looks at the origins and composition of the Northern Horse, the characteristics of its officers and men, their motivation and behavior, and their impact on those they encountered. It examines their checkered fighting record, a subject of debate even among contemporaries. It will deal with their victories, notably their epic relief of Pontefract in March 1645, and there controversial role at such encounters as Naseby and Rowton Heath.

Includes 8 pages of color illustrations and 30 b/w illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-217370 Barratt, John THE LAST ARMY: The Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold and the End of the Civil War in the Welsh Marches 1646 Although the Battle of Naseby (14 June 1645) is generally regarded as the decisive action of the First Civil War, dooming the Royalist cause to inevitable defeat, fierce fighting continued for over a year, including several pitched battles and numerous sieges. Includes 30 illustrations, including color artwork, maps, contemporary prints, portraits, and modern photos.

By the end of 1645, with his forces crumbling and his territory shrinking, King Charles' hopes were increasingly dependent on the Royalist heartland of the Welsh Marches and the tiny field army which Jacob Lord Astley was struggling to muster there. Describes Astley's campaign which ended on 21 March 1646 with his defeat at Stow-on-the-Wold - the last pitched battle of the First Civil War, together with the last stand of the royalist garrisons in the Marches. 1 vol, 112 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-215540 Flintham, David CIVIL WAR LONDON: A Military History of London under Charles I and Oliver Cromwell London was the critical location throughout the English Civil Wars - a fact that has been emphasized by countless historians, with some going as far to say that by fleeing his capital in January 1642, King Charles I lost the war several months before the fighting actually started. Most studies focus on London as the political and economic powerhouse - overlooking the fact that militarily, London was just as important.

At the outbreak of the fighting, Parliament was able to call upon the capital's 'citizen soldiers' - well-trained and equipped soldiery - although their commitment was not always assured. In addition to its militia and other volunteers, London was also able to defend herself through the construction of the largest system of urban fortification constructed anywhere in the country - a factor made even more critical by the fact that the London arms trades supplied the Parliamentarian war effort. Includes 50 illustrations, three maps, and photos.

Despite the fact that London did not witness any actual battles (although the fighting did get as near as Mile End on one occasion), armed soldiers were a common sight on London's streets and the political direction of what has sometimes been referred to as 'The English Revolution' was steered by several armed coups within the capital.

Whilst London was controlled by Parliament, there was a large neutral faction and not an insignificant Royalist element - a number of who fled the capital to fight for the King, while others could be found in London's military hospitals and prisons (and, for some, ultimately at the capital's many places of execution).

There is a significant amount of mid-17th century London which can be traced today, and so this book also identifies the sites and places associated with Charles I, Oliver Cromwell and other chief protagonists of this key period in British history. 1 vol, 128 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-213530 Jones, Serena NO ARMOUR BUT COURAGE: Colonel Sir George Lisle, 1615-1648 Few army officers of King Charles I shone as bright as George Lisle during the English Civil Wars, yet have drawn so little attention from subsequent historians. Born in London in 1615, Lisle's father was a well-connected publisher and monopolist, and his mother a kinswoman of the Duke of Buckingham.

Raised in the city of Westminster in a landscape of court intrigue, royal favoritism and ill-advised royal financial experiments, Lisle took to soldiering and was commissioned as a Lieutenant-Colonel at the outbreak of war in 1642. He fought at Edgehill; then at Chalgrove and the First Battle of Newbury in 1643 - latterly where his courage in leading a forlorn hope against a wall of musketeers and artillery first drew him to public attention.

Commissioned shortly afterwards as a full Colonel, in 1644 he took charge of a veteran regiment and was noticed again for his diligence and efficiency at the Battle of Cheriton, despite the battle being lost. Weeks later, he was promoted to tertio command and accompanied Charles on his critical 'night march' from Oxford.

At the Second Battle of Newbury in October, to prevent his position being overwhelmed, he famously tore off his coat and led three charges in his shirtsleeves - driving off the enemy and preventing disaster. Reputedly refusing a knighthood, he wintered as a garrison commander before leading the principal assault on the city of Leicester in May 1645 and then being badly wounded at Naseby.

Knighted in December, he remained at Oxford until its surrender in June 1646 - returning to London in 1647. In 1648, he took up arms again during the Kent rebellion before enduring a three-month siege inside the town of Colchester. Infamously (and controversially), he was executed after the starving town surrendered - and this catapulted him to the status of 'Royalist martyr.'

In this first ever biography of Lisle, the author has scoured dozens of primary sources for fragmentary references - painstakingly piecing together his personal background and reexamining every known detail of his career. The accuracy of existing stories and long-held assumptions about him is investigated minutely, and the first well-informed assessments made of his character and motives. Finally, the persistent memory of his execution is traced forwards through later writers and painters into the 20th century to complete the first cohesive picture of one of King Charles' most loyal, effective and respected military officers. 1 vol, 512 pgs 2017 UK, HELION and COMPANY
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1-215630 Jones, Serena A NEW WAY OF FIGHTING: Professionalism in the English Civil War Proceedings of the 2016 Helion and Company 'Century of the Soldier' Conference with the theme 'Professionalism.'

War quickens the pace of military and technological change, and the increasing pace and scope of European warfare during the 16th and 17th centuries prepared the ground for the professional military forces we are familiar with today. The speakers examined a broad range of subjects relating to the increasing professionalization of military bodies and their personnel throughout the 17th century.

Using the Royalist colonel Sir George Lisle as a case study, Serena Jones addresses the concept of a 'professional officer' - exploring whether such a figure existed in the mid-17th century and whether the term itself can be legitimately applied to Lisle and his contemporaries. Stephen Ede-Borrett uses soldiers' personal information found in late-17th century 'Deserters' Notices' in The London Gazette to offer insights into the composition of England's early standing army. Professor Malcolm Wanklyn looks towards the Restoration and examines how the internal dynamics of the New Model Army during the Commonwealth period may have contributed to its failure to prevent the return of the monarchy in 1660.

John Barratt focuses on the Royalist 'Northern Horse' during the first English Civil War and assesses how the personal qualities and characteristics of its officers and men contributed to its effectiveness in the field. Andrew Robertshaw examines how the pre-Civil War military experience of the officers of Marmaduke Rawdon's 'London Regiment' contributed to its performance at Basing House and Faringdon Garrison.

Dr Jonathan Worton uses the Battle of Montgomery in 1644 to consider the structures and effectiveness of contemporary High Command on both sides. Peter Leadbetter looks back to the early part of the century to examine the men who comprised the pre-Civil War county-trained bands and if (or how) they later participated in the Civil Wars. Finally, Simon Marsh examines the career of James Wemyss and demonstrates how his experiments in artillery technology extended far further than creating the leather guns for which he is best known. 1 vol, 122 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-214800 Scott, Chris and Turton, Alan HEY FOR OLD ROBIN!: The Campaigns And Armies of the Earl of Essex During the First Civil War, 1642-44 'Hey For Old Robin!' was the cry of the Earl of Essex's army during the First Civil War as, contrary to modern popular belief, Robert Devereux was well-liked by the men he led. Includes 53 b/w illustrations, 8 color drawings, photos, and 17 black/white maps.

This book fills a gap in the literature of the Civil Wars, taking up the challenge to write a new history of Essex and his Army and examining the often-repeated view that he was a cautious dullard with little military skill. It presents a view of Parliament's first Lord General, bringing him out of the shadow of Cromwell. In doing so they are not afraid to bite the bullet of period and modern criticism of Essex as a strategist and tactician, as well as his reported failings as a man.

Traces the story of the early campaigns, beginning with Edgehill, then Brentford, Turnham Green, the relief of Gloucester, the retreat to Newbury, the Siege of Reading, the Thames Valley Campaign, the disaster of Lostwithiel, and the rebuilding of the army for Second Newbury. Whilst they leave the detailed examination of the various battles fought by Essex and his men to more specialist books, they tell the story of each of the campaigns and share their thoughts on Essex's problems and his decisions and actions.

Also examines how the armies were constituted, officered, recruited, and maintained, as well as its reductions and transfers. In separate chapters they describe Essex's Foot, the Horse, the Dragoons, The Artillery and The Train, dealing with what the army wore, what it was paid, what weapons it used, the flags it carried and how it was organized, operated and fought. All this is set within a sound understanding and appreciation of the background of the seventeenth century and Essex's place in the socio-political zeitgeist as well as period military thinking and practice.

Illustrated with a wealth of seldom-seen contemporary engravings of Essex's officers and friends and newly commissioned maps, as well as uniform, cornets, and color plates. 1 vol, 256 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-213460 worton, Jonathan THE BATTLE OF MONTGOMERY 1644: The English Civil War In The Welsh Borderlands Making extensive use of contemporary sources -- many of which are referenced here for the first time -- the campaign, the armies and their commanders are fully considered before the battle is investigated. As the site has not been certainly located, the author uses fieldwork and archival information to propose the most likely battlefield before examining the course of the engagement in the context of contemporary tactics and weaponry.

While the battle is the main subject, The Battle of Montgomery, 1644 also considers the wider war in Northerly Wales and the North-West and West Midlands of England -- a region that remains underrepresented in Civil War historiography. Extensively illustrated, it also includes specially commissioned artwork. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-215120 Ede-Borrett, Stephen The Army of James II, 1685-1688 - The Birth of the British Army Between James' accession in February 1685 and flight in December 1688 the British Armies increased four fold (the English, Scots and Irish Armies were still separate institutions and were to remain so until the early 18th Century, in the case of the Scots, and the early 19th Century in the case of the Irish); from a small force of little more than ceremonial and policing use to a fully-fledged Army with all of its necessary supporting arms and services. Over 60 b/w ills, 8pp colour ills incl. uniforms, flags & paintings, 12 tables

Respected historian Correlli Barnett wrote: 'It might well be said that if the British royal standing army was in fact founded at one given time, it was between 1685 and 1688, and that James II was the army's creator.' James himself said his Army had '.the reputation of being the best paid, the best equipped and the most sightly troops of any in Europe.' At the time there were political complaints about illegality of a 'new standing Army' with a 'new Cromwellian military dictatorship' (and on a point of law a standing army was still illegal), in 1689 the new King, William III, kept James' Army in being and within a few years it was to become the Army which led the victories at Blenheim and elsewhere of the Great Duke of Marlborough, who had himself been a General in James' Army.

It has been said that amongst William's reasons for accepting the British Crowns was a fear that the British Army would serve in alliance with Louis XIV against him. Despite this, James' part in the creation of the British Army is often deliberately overlooked or ignored. The political aspects of James' reign, and thus of the Army, are well covered in numerous works but this book looks at the creation of the enlarged Armies of England, Scotland and Ireland - their uniforms and flags, organization and weapons, their drill and their strength, their pay and their Staff. Researched primarily from contemporary documents and manuscripts, including those in the rarely accessed Royal Library at Royal Archives at Windsor, it will go a long way to restoring these years, and the last Stuart King, to their true importance in the creation of the British Army.
1 vol, 208 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-216150 Harris, Simon THE OTHER NORFOLK ADMIRALS: Myngs, Narbrough and Shovell Biography of three 17th/18th century Norfolk admirals: Cloudesley Shovell, John Narbrough, and Christopher Myngs. Narbrough and Shovell came from the small North Norfolk hamlet of Cockthorpe and Myngs from nearby Salthouse. In the 1660s, Myngs was the captain, Narbrough the lieutenant and Shovell the lowly cabin boy in the same ship. It is also possible that they were all related at least by marriage. In the majority of the naval wars of the second half of the 17th and the early 18th centuries, one or other of them was invariably present.

Cloudesley Shovell was born to a yeoman farmer; he entered the Navy whilst still a boy and, in 1676, came to national prominence by burning the four ships of the Dey of Tripoli right under the castle walls -- gaining a gold medal from Charles II. Later there was a spectacular falling out with James II over the new king's Catholicism. Following Narbrough's premature death, Shovell married his widow: effectively the cabin boy marrying the admiral's widow which is unique in British naval history.

Brave to a fault, in the reigns of William and Mary, and Anne, Shovell became the leading fighting admiral of the age. In 1707, at the very height of his considerable powers, Shovell and nearly 2,000 men drowned after his ships were wrecked on the rocks of Scilly. According to his grandson, Shovell arrived on the shore alive and was then brutally murdered for the sake of an emerald ring on his finger. Faulty navigation was at the heart of Shovell's demise; did he keep his appointment with the celebrated scientist, Sir Isaac Newton, to discuss longitude? New theories concerning the causes of the disaster are examined and also the fate of his gold dinner service.

Explorer, navigator, consummate sailor and naval administrator, John Narbrough was all this and more. No biography of Narbrough has been produced for 85 years and much new material has come to light in this time. For example the rediscovery of the ship, the Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion from which Narbrough was trying to salvage sunken Spanish silver when he died from a mysterious illness.

In addition, the British Library recently raised a large sum of money to buy Narbrough's journals of his voyage [1669-71] into the Pacific Ocean and up to, what is now, modern day Chile. He illustrated his journals with paintings of the flora and fauna plus accurate depictions of the harbors that he visited. On his return journey, Narbrough became the first Englishman to sail through the Strait of Magellan from west to east.

In the 1650s, out in the West Indies, Christopher Myngs played very much the part of an Elizabethan buccaneer with repeated attacks on the Spanish Main. After helping himself to treasure that more properly belonged to the state, he was shipped home to England in semi-disgrace. However, in the run-up to the Restoration of the monarchy, the authorities did not think it appropriate to discipline the most popular man in the Navy.

Later, at the Four Days' Battle of 1666, Myngs leading the English van, would attempt to fight on despite having his face shattered by a musket ball. Six days later, he died at his home in London and was buried in an East London churchyard which has now become a seedy park. 1 vol, 336 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-216470 Laramie, Michael KING WILLIAM'S WAR: The First Contest for North America, 1689-1697 King William's War encompassed several proxy wars being fought by the English and the French through their native allies. The Beaver Wars was a long running feud between the Iroquois Confederacy, New France, and New France's native allies over control of the lucrative fur trade. Fueled by English guns and money, the Iroquois attempted to divert the French fur trade towards their English trading partners in Albany, and in the process gain control over other Indian tribes.

To the east the pro-French Wabanaki of Maine, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick had earlier fought a war with New England, but English expansion and French urgings, aided by foolish moves and political blunders on the part of New England, erupted into a second Wabanaki War on the eve of King William's War. Thus, these two conflicts officially became one with the arrival of news of a declaration of war between France and England in 1689 following the 'Glorious Revolution,' the coronation of King William III and Mary II.

The next nine years saw coordinated attacks, including French assaults on Schenectady, New York, and Massachusetts, and English attacks around Montreal and on Nova Scotia. The war ended diplomatically, but started again five years later in Queen Anne's War. Includes 25 b/w illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2017 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-215790 Riley, Jonathon THE LAST IRONSIDES: The English Expedition to Portugal, 1662-1668 The author's detailed but lively text is fully supported by a range of illustrations and specially commissioned maps. Includes 50 illustrations, with 8 pages in color, and 22 maps.

When Charles II returned to England, he began the search for a dynastic marriage. He fixed upon the Infanta of Portugal, Catherine of Braganza, whose dowry included the possession of Tangier, Bombay, and valuable trade concessions. The Portuguese had been fighting for their independence from Spain for 20 years and needed alliances to tip the scales in their favor.

In return for the concessions, Charles II agreed to send to Portugal a regiment of horse and two of foot, which provided an excuse to ship away the remnants of the Cromwellian armies that had not been disbanded at the Restoration. The prospect of service was at first well received. However, there were also officers and men who had remained loyal to the crown to them Charles owed a debt of employment, Former Royalists therefore made up the balance of the regiment of horse - uncomfortable bedfellows for their former enemies.

The English and French regiments fought with courage and discipline at the series of major battles and sieges that followed, most of which have never been properly described. This is, therefore, the rediscovery of a lost episode in military history. It was the English and French soldiers, under Schomberg's leadership, who proved the decisive factor in winning back Portugal's independence. But in return for their courage in battle, the English soldiers were rewarded with insults and want of pay.

At the conclusion of peace in 1667, only 1,000 out of the 3,500 men who made up the force were left standing -- 400 of these received what was effectively a death sentence: they were shipped to Tangier to join the fight against the Moors. The remainder returned to seek service in England or abroad, but places were hard to find. 1 vol, 192 pgs 2017 UK, PEN & SWORD
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1-930308 STRATEGY & TACTICS # 308: The War of Jenkins' Ear The War of Jenkins' Ear is a theater-wide operational two-player game that simulates that last great clash between the English and Spanish empires in the Caribbean during the mid-1700's. Before the American Revolution, control of the Caribbean was to be decisive considering the lucrative commodities that were available to be traded in the West Indies, and this game pits the superior naval might of the English against the long-established Spanish fortified settlements throughout the Caribbean. Though presented as a strategic setting, the game's combat mechanics are operational in scope and so every individual ship-of-line is included, every unit, and even the prominent admirals and leaders that fought during this little-known war.

The War of Jenkins Ear is every bit as much a land game as it is a naval game, and players must manage production, defenses of their ports, and contend with the weather and the treacherous sea. Components: One 22x34-inch map and 280 counters. 1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 US, DECISION GAMES
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1-ST171 S&T # 171: ON TO MOSCOW! Magazine and wargame covers Sweden vs Russia in the Great Northern War: 1700-1721 1 vol, 80 pgs 1995 CA, DECISION GAMES
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1-214150 Berkovich, Ilya MOTIVATION IN WAR: The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe Hardback version. This book fundamentally revises our notion of why soldiers of the 18th century enlisted, served, and fought. In contrast to traditional views of the brutal conditions supposedly prevailing in old-regime armies, soldiers did not regard military discipline as illegitimate or unnecessarily cruel, nor did they perceive themselves as submissive military automatons.

Instead, the men embraced a unique corporate identity based on military professionalism, forceful masculinity, and hostility toward civilians. These values fostered the notion of individual and collective soldierly honor which helped to create the bonding effect which contributed toward greater combat cohesion. It uses research on military psychology and combat theory, and employs the letters, diaries, and memoirs of around 250 private soldiers and non-commissioned officers from over a dozen different European armies. 1 vol, 292 pgs 2017 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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2-214150 Berkovich, Ilya MOTIVATION IN WAR: The Experience of Common Soldiers in Old-Regime Europe Paperback version. This book fundamentally revises our notion of why soldiers of the 18th century enlisted, served, and fought. In contrast to traditional views of the brutal conditions supposedly prevailing in old-regime armies, soldiers did not regard military discipline as illegitimate or unnecessarily cruel, nor did they perceive themselves as submissive military automatons.

Instead, the men embraced a unique corporate identity based on military professionalism, forceful masculinity, and hostility toward civilians. These values fostered the notion of individual and collective soldierly honor which helped to create the bonding effect which contributed toward greater combat cohesion. It uses research on military psychology and combat theory, and employs the letters, diaries, and memoirs of around 250 private soldiers and non-commissioned officers from over a dozen different European armies. 1 vol, 292 pgs 2017 UK, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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1-216420 Brown, Steve BY FIRE & BAYONET: Grey's West Indies Campaign of 1794 There have been few books about Grey's glorious (but ultimately ill-fated) West Indies campaign in the early years of the long and terrible wars of 1793-1815, yet five of the subalterns in Grey's expeditionary force went on to command divisions in Wellington's Peninsula army; another two commanded the Iron Duke's Royal Artillery; and one (Richard Fletcher) - famously - the Royal Engineers.

The tactics used by Sir Charles Grey were as far removed as can be imagined from the traditional image of the two-deep British line delivering massed volleys at pointblank range. The invasions of Martinique, St Lucia, and Guadeloupe were raids undertaken by Special Forces, who were instructed to operate in open order, in silence, and at bayonet-point; all attacks went in with unloaded muskets.

Most of the heavy-duty fighting was undertaken by converged flank battalions, grenadiers and light infantrymen - assembled under hand-picked field officers and used as stormtroopers in every major assault; here were French revolutionary war tactics that are largely unexplored and largely undocumented (at least in modern times).

Sir Charles Grey was one of the most aggressive British generals of the era - something his gentlemanly appearance and demeanor did not immediately indicate. His ability to deliver needle-sharp assaults and then harry a defeated enemy (the latter being something at which British generals of the Napoleonic era were distinctly mediocre) makes him one of the more interesting personalities of the early portion of the 'Great War with France.' If he was not ultimately unsuccessful, it was not his fault: he was robbed of the resources he needed at the outset; then given virtually no reinforcements by Horse Guards.

The great killer on this campaign was not the French... it was disease: principally, Yellow Fever. Of the 6,200 men who landed with Grey on Martinique in February 1794, some 4,100 were dead by Christmas. It took many years to learn the lessons presented by the campaign, but for the young officers who survived, it provided some invaluable lessons that were put to good use 15 or 20 years later in the British Army of a later era. 1 vol, 248 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-217350 Davies, Brian THE RUSSO-TURKISH WAR, 1768-1774: Catherine II and the Ottoman Empire The Russo-Turkish War was one of the most decisive conflicts of the 18th century. In this book, Brian Davies offers a thorough survey of the war and explains why it was crucial to the political triumph of Catherine the Great, the southward expansion of the Russian Empire, and the rollback of Ottoman power from southeastern Europe.

The war completed the incorporation of Ukraine into the Russian Empire, ended the independence of the great Cossack hosts, removed once and for all the military threat from the Crimean Khanate, began the partitions of Poland, and encouraged Catherine II to plan projects to complete the liberation of the lower Danubian and Balkan Slavs and Greeks. The war legitimized and secured the power of Catherine II, finally made the Pontic steppe safe for agricultural colonization, and won ports enabling Russia to control the Black Sea and become a leading grain exporter. Traditionally historians (Sorel, for example) have treated this war as the beginning of the 'Eastern Question' -- the question of how the European powers should manage the decline of the Ottoman Empire. 1 vol, 344 pgs 2016 UK, CONTINUUM PUBLISHING
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1-216530 Dorrell, Nicholas PETER THE GREAT HUMBLED: The Russo-Ottoman War of 1711 In 1711 Peter the Great, the Tsar of Russia, led a large army of veterans from Poltava and his other Great Northern War victories into the Balkans. He aimed to humble the Ottomans in the same way he had the Swedes a few years before. Victory would secure useful allies in the Balkans, cement Russia's 'Great Power' status and offer Peter the opportunity to finally gain control over the Swedish king, Charles XII, thus completing his victory over Sweden.

Yet within a few months, the 'backward' Ottomans had forced the Tsar and his Tsarina and their army of veterans into a humbling surrender near the Pruth River. The war was the first time that Russia was strong enough to confront the Ottomans independently rather than as a member of an alliance. It marked an important stage in Russia's development. However, it also showed the significant military strength of the Ottoman Empire and the limitations of Peter the Great's achievements.

The war was of significance to the allies of both the Russians and the Ottomans. It was of course of an even greater importance to all those directly affected by the war such as the Swedish, the Polish, and the Cossacks, who had taken refuge from the reverses of the Great Northern War in the Ottoman territory. It would also bring about the defeat of the Moldavian and Walachian ambitions to shake off the Ottoman overlordship, elevating Dimitrie Cantemir into the position of a national hero celebrated to this day by the people of Romania.

The book looks at the causes of this little known war and its course. Using contemporary and modern sources it examines in detail the forces involved in the conflict, seeking to determine their size, actual composition, and tactics, offering the first realistic determination on the subject in English. Includes 16 pages of color plates and illustrations, plus b/w maps and illustrations. 1 vol, 120 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-215710 Durand, Mario GIACOMO COSTANTINO BELTRANI: The Italian Who Discovered the Sources of the Mississippi Covers the Sioux, Chippewa, and many other Indians who, with Beltrami, discovered the Mississippi springs in the early 1800s. Includes 20 beautiful color charts for fans of American history. 1 vol, 88 pgs 2017 ITALY, SOLDIER SHOP
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1-215780 Johnston, Arran ON GLADSMUIR SHALL THE BATTLE BE! : The Battle of Prestonpans 1745 In the summer of 1745, a charismatic (but inexperienced) young Prince sailed to Scotland - determined to wrest the crowns of Great Britain from the head of George II. In a few short weeks, he raised an army large enough to challenge the government's forces in Scotland and, against the odds, stormed to a shocking victory over them at the Battle of Prestonpans.

Celebrated ever since in song and art, Prestonpans nevertheless proved to be a false dawn on the road to defeat at the Battle of Culloden seven months later, but without his victory at Prestonpans and all the opportunities it provided, Charles Edward Stuart ('Bonnie Prince Charlie') could never have invaded England and his short uprising would then have been but a footnote in the history of Georgian Britain. Includes 25 black/white illustrations and 13 maps.

This book - the climax of years of on-site investigation and source analysis - pieces together the events of the Prestonpans campaign in unprecedented detail. Focusing on the week of the battle, the author's knowledge of the towns and villages through which the armies marched brings their motions vividly to life.

Combined with eyewitness testimonies and close scrutiny of the evidence presented to the Board of Inquiry in 1746, this allows the reader to understand the buildup to the battle from an individual, as well as strategic, level. Such an understanding is revealed as critical, as the effects of morale, landscape and personality are shown to have determined the fate of the battle far more than the relative power of broadsword and bayonet. 1 vol, 232 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-213270 Louth, Warwick THE ARTE MILITAIRE: The Application Of 17th Century Military Manuals To Conflict Archaeology Using examples taken from recent investigations at sites such as Edgehill, Lutzen, and Lostwithiel, this book examines to what extent individual drill can be identified in the archaeological record and prove to what level and extent this can be applied to predictive modeling of artifact collections on battlefields - thus providing depth to the archaeological study of fields of conflict.

Like investigations on the Little Bighorn battlefield, through use of wear analysis of the material remains of conflict, we can effectively tell the nuances of individual drill, practice, and movement of people across a landscape; their drill actively mirroring subtleties in our understanding of interpretation.

This work also attempts to investigate the subject of whether such manuals can also be used to dictate the survivability of 17th century fortifications -- often within urban landscapes devoid of their civil war origins, as can be seen at Alton and Basing House.

Includes 50 B&W illustrations, diagrams and maps. 1 vol, 148 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-217360 Megorsky, Boris THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN THE GREAT NORTHERN WAR 1700-21: Organisation, Materiel, Training and Combat Experience, Uniforms Describes the armed forces of Peter the Great in its entirety, and covers in depth old Russian troops and irregulars, as well as Peter's new standing army (guards, infantry, dragoons, elite units and artillery) and his brand-new force (the navy, with sailing ships and galleys, and marines).

Besides the staffing, organization and development of troops, the book gives detailed account of uniforms, weapons and other materiel (both conventional and unusual). Training is described using drill manuals and tactical instructions of the period, and fighting methods actually performed on the battlefield are described - based on first-hand accounts and period observations from Russian, Swedish and impartial sources. Pitched battles that often predominate in descriptions of early-18th century warfare are given their due in the book; however, linear tactics on the field were not the only - nor even the main - type of actions during the Great Northern War, so the author goes into details of the sieges, small war actions and riverine, lake and naval combats. Includes 32 color plates, 30 b/w illustrations, and maps.

The author brings up materials that were unavailable to English-speaking readers and scholars so far, including the most recent works of other Russian scholars who specialize in various aspects of the Petrine military history. Includes numerous contemporary prints and paintings, photos of artifacts and recreated uniform kits, as well as specially commissioned artwork. 1 vol, 270 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-216110 Oates, Jonathan CRUCIBLE OF THE JACOBITE '15: The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 Just over three centuries ago, there was a major battle in Scotland that was to decide the fate of the newly established -- and bitterly contested -- union of England and Scotland. On one hand there was a numerically superior army, trained and armed but officered by men of varying experience.

Facing them was a small, but better experienced and officered British Army. Both armies; one entirely Scottish and the other a mixture of Scots, English and Irish were led by Scottish noblemen. Victory to either side meant control of the gateway from the Highlands to the Lowlands and then England, where the political prize awaited.

The battle's importance can only be appreciated by an examination of its context, in what happened in the campaign before the crucial clash of arms and in the months that followed it. Furthermore, an examination of the officers and men who made up the two armies is made in order to evaluate the human material without which there would have been no battle. Although the book covers the campaigning in the decisive theater of central Scotland, it does not neglect the wider strategic concerns of both the Jacobite court and the British government, nor the international aspects of the rising.

Includes b&w illustrations and maps. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2018 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-216560 Oates, Jonathan CRUCIBLE OF THE JACOBITE '15: The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 The Battle of Sheriffmuir 1715 helped decide the fate of the newly established -- and bitterly contested -- union of England and Scotland. On one hand there was a numerically superior army, trained and armed but officered by men of varying experience. Facing them was a small, but more experienced and better officered British Army. Both armies; one entirely Scottish and the other a mixture of Scots, English, and Irish were led by Scottish noblemen. Victory to either side meant control of the gateway from the Highlands to the Lowlands and then England, where the political prize awaited. Includes b&w illustrations and maps.

The battle's importance can only be appreciated by an examination of its context, in what happened in the campaign before the crucial clash of arms and in the months that followed it. Furthermore, an examination of the officers and men who made up the two armies is made in order to evaluate the human material without which there would have been no battle. Although the book covers the campaigning in the decisive theater of central Scotland, it does not neglect the wider strategic concerns of both the Jacobite court and the British government, nor the international aspects of the rising. 1 vol, 288 pgs 2018 UK, HELION & COMPANY
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1-217340 Oliphant, John JOHN FORBES: Scotland, Flanders and the Seven Years' War, 1707-1759 In November 1758 Brigadier General John Forbes's army expelled the French army from Fort Duquesne at the forks of the Ohio River. Over seven months Forbes had co-ordinated three obstructive and competitive colonies, managed Indian diplomacy, and cut a road through over a hundred miles of mountain and forest. This is the first full biography of Forbes, which traces his rise from surgeon in the Scots Greys to distinguished service in War of the Austrian Succession before his 1757 posting to North America. 1 vol, 204 pgs 2016 UK, CONTINUUM PUBLISHING
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1-215330 Hattendorf, John MARLBOROUGH: Soldier and Diplomat John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, has long been regarded as one of Britain's greatest generals as well as a key English political figure in the first decade of the 18th century. Full-color illustrations throughout.

The subject of numerous books in English, Marlborough has typically been seen only in terms of British political and military history. In this book, 12 leading specialists of the period broaden the perspective by assessing Marlborough in the wider and more diverse contexts of the European situation, the common soldier in the British army, the complementary activities of navies, the differing perspectives of the Austrians, Dutch, French, and Germans as well as in the context of the British popular press and the visual arts. 1 vol, 408 pgs 2012 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
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1-216250 MOLLWITZ and CHOTUSITZ: Battles of the First Silesian War Wargame. Two battles in one box:

The latest installment of the BAR series contains the first two battles of Frederick the Great's career as he began to forge his legacy as the greatest general of his generation. But be aware, this is not the Prussian Army of the Seven Year's War!

At Mollwitz (April 10, 1741) King Frederick II has been outmaneuvered by FM Neipperg. The plodding Prussians must advance over snowy fields to assault the waiting Austrian infantry and escape the entrapment. The Austrian player, with superior cavalry, must use that cavalry to slow down or distract the Prussian infantry before they devastate their Austrian counterparts. Each side has their strengths (and weaknesses) and must seek to maximize them to their benefit before time runs out. And, there is always the possibility that Frederick will flee the battlefield...

At Chotusitz (May 17, 1743), the Austrian army under Prince Charles has again outmaneuvered Frederick and hopes to annihilate the isolated part of his army. The pressure is on as the Austrians must attack quickly before the bulk of the Prussian army arrive as reinforcements. This is a finely matched battle with the Austrians as the attackers!

Both battles are one map in size with less than the usual number of counters. Chotusitz is roughly the size of the BAR game of Lobositz whereas Mollwitz has only 2/3 of the counters of Chotusitz. 1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 US, CLASH OF ARMS
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1-215220 Anderson, M.S. THE WAR OF AUSTRIAN SUCCESSION: 1740-1748 Set in motion by the disputed succession of Maria Theresa and her husband to the lands and dignities of Emperor Charles VI, this series of major conflicts (1740-48) involved far more than just the fate of the Habsurgs. Soon, Austria, Prussia, France, Britain, Spain, Bavaria, Saxony, and the Netherlands were embroiled in their different but interlocking power struggles, with profound long-term significance for Europe and beyond.

The war marks the rise of Prussia to great-power status, and the opening of the struggle between France and Britain for maritime supremacy and colonial empire in North America, the Caribbean and India. This book examines the war and its consequences in their widest context. 1 vol, 260 pgs 1995 LONDON, ROUTLEDGE PRESS
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1-215520 Johnston, Arran ON GLADSMUIR SHALL THE BATTLE BE! The Battle of Prestonpans 1745 In the summer of 1745, a charismatic (but inexperienced) young Prince sailed to Scotland - determined to wrest the crowns of Great Britain from the head of George II. In a few short weeks, he raised an army large enough to challenge the government's forces in Scotland and, against the odds, stormed to a shocking victory over them at the Battle of Prestonpans.

Celebrated ever since in song and art, Prestonpans nevertheless proved to be a false dawn on the road to defeat at the Battle of Culloden seven months later, but without his victory at Prestonpans and all the opportunities it provided, Charles Edward Stuart ('Bonnie Prince Charlie') could never have invaded England and his short uprising would then have been but a footnote in the history of Georgian Britain. Includes 25 black and white illustrations and 13 maps.

This book pieces together the events of the Prestonpans campaign and focuses on the week of the battle. Uses eyewitness testimonies and close scrutiny of the evidence presented to the Board of Inquiry in 1746 to understand the buildup to the battle from an individual, as well as strategic, level. Such an understanding is revealed as critical, as the effects of morale, landscape, and personality are shown to have determined the fate of the battle far more than the relative power of broadsword and bayonet.

The book opens with an exploration of the battlefield area prior to the Rising, before analyzing the political and military strengths and weaknesses of the opposing causes, including information on the career of Sir John Cope. After following the opening campaign in the Highlands, the reader is then taken on a detailed day-by-day journey through the week leading to the battle.

The account of the engagement itself - driven by eyewitness testimony and contemporary evidence - also incorporates the latest archaeological analysis of the site to create the most detailed and engaging presentation yet of this famous and dramatic event. Its aftermath and legacy, both on a local and national level, is then considered before the book concludes with a look at the changes which have occurred across the battlefield landscape up to the present day. 1 vol, 232 pgs 2017 UK, HELION AND COMPANY
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1-213811 Cogswell, Neil LOBOSITZ TO LEUTHEN: Horace St Paul and the Seven Years War, 1756-1757 In 1751, at the age of 22 and then a law student, Horace St Paul had, as he described it, 'a difference' with an older man over the favor of a lady. This 'difference' resulted in the death of the older man in an impromptu duel to which there were no witnesses. The investigating coroner directed that St Paul should stand trial for willful murder. With no confidence in the outcome, St Paul fled to France where such affairs of were looked on in a different light. He declined to return home to England to stand trial and was outlawed. St Paul was a handsome young man who was possessed of considerable social graces and received a liberal allowance from his father.

From France, he moved to Brussels, where he was accepted at the Court of Prince Charles of Lorraine, Governor-General of the Austrian Netherlands and brother-in-law of Maria Theresa, the Empress Queen. In 1756 Frederic II of Prussia invaded Saxony thereby precipitating a general war in Europe.

Prince Charles of Lorraine confidently expected to be appointed to the chief command of the Austrian army, once it was fully mobilized. The Prince thought sufficiently well of St Paul to offer him a post at his side as aide-de-camp and sent him to join Marshal Browne, then commanding in Bohemia, as a volunteer to learn something of soldiering. St Paul joined Marshal Browne shortly before the Austrain army advanced to attempt to relieve the Saxons, then besieged at Pirna. Having no regimental duties St Paul kept a journal of the day to day operations of the Austrians, thereby learning his new trade. He was present at the first major action of the war at Lobositz. The following year, now in the suite of Prince Charles of Lorraine, St Paul was present at the great battle outside Prague and was subsequently besieged in that city. He was also in a position to gather eyewitness accounts of other actions - notably that at Kolin - as he accompanied the victorious Austrian forces on their advance from Bohemia into Silesia while the King of Prussia was away seeking to prevent the armies of France and the Empire from re-conquering Saxony. Once in Silesia the Austrian army besieged and stormed the great fortress of Schweidnitz and then crushed the remains of the Prussian army ouside Breslau and captured that Capital city. Nike, the capricious Goddess of Victory, had crowned the triumphant Austrians. Nemesis, the Goddess of Retribution, had other ideas. One month after his stunning victory over the French and Empire forces at Rossbach, King Frederic of Prussia hurled his outnumbered and weary troops against the Austrians at Leuthen just outside Breslau.

The Journal of St Paul is a day by day account. He is not shy to write 'Nothing happened', also when the action is hottest he can be understandably brief. As a man learning his trade, he often records details of almost arcane significance. As his original editor George Grey Butler noted: 'This is not history, but it is the stuff from which history is written.' Accompanying the text are a detailed Gazeteer and Lists of Persons and Regiments indicated in the text as well as 232 plates of maps and plans on which the reader can follow the operations described. This is a landmark work in the history of the Seven Years War. A continuation of this Journal, describing the Campaigns from 1758 to 1760, is in preparation.
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1-214180 Grant, John - edited by Earl Chapman A DANGEROUS SERVICE: A Soldier's View of the Seven Years' War in the Caribbean and North America The Black Watch's John Grant offers eyewitness accounts of military life during the French and Indian War provide fascinating and invaluable insights into the period. Includes the Highland soldier's emotions before and after combat, his will to fight, and, most of all, his perseverance in adversity.

We follow the young Scottish officer to the Caribbean, where he soldiered in the disease-ridden cane fields and swamps of Martinique and Guadeloupe, and later at the siege of Havana, and to North America, where he served at Staten Island, New York and on the Hudson River route to Ticonderoga and points north. He worked on building forts at Oswego and Crown Point and was part of the movement of armies and supplies through the wilderness possible.

With General Jeffery Amherst's force, he survived shooting the treacherous rapids of the St. Lawrence River to capture Montreal in 1760, completing the British conquest of New France. Includes black and white illustrations, maps, notes, appendices, and index. 1 vol, 320 pgs 2017 CANADA, ROBIN BRASS STUDIO
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1-210782 Smith, Digby THE SEVEN YEARS WAR - A NEW HISTORY 2: YEARS OF MIRACLES (1758-1759) This much awaited second of three volumes in particular deals with the events of 1759 with great victories by British forces over their French opponents. It also of course covers the European theater from the Siege of Schweidnitz to the clash at Maxen. Includes 78 maps, 26 other illustrations, and 83 orders of battle. 1 vol, 296 pgs 2017 CAMBRIDGE, KEN TROTMAN
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2-196850 Summerfield, Stephen SAXON ARMY OF THE AUSTRIAN WAR OF SUCCESSION AND THE SEVEN YEARS WAR Includes 250+ either new or improved illustrations plus different flags with their units.

Continuing this highly praised series on the uniforms of the Seven Years War, Stephen has come up with the definitive study of the Saxon army -- of particular interest as it fought on both sides, as it were. Bits and pieces of information exist in various books and uniform plates, but this is the first attempt to put all the information together, regiment by regiment -- infantry, cavalry, artillery and staff: uniforms, equipment, flags, and organization. 1 vol, 216 pgs 2018 CAMBRIDGE, KEN TROTMAN
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2-88210 Szabo, Franz SEVEN YEARS WAR IN EUROPE, THE: 1756-1763 This ground breaking work, based on a thorough re-reading of primary sources, discusses how no country won the Seven Years War, but merely survived. The war drove all participants to near collapse. Includes bibliography and index.

* Frederick's Failed Gamble: August 1756-October 1757
* The Resurgence of Prussia: September 1757-June 1758
* The Balance Restored: June 1758-November 1758
* The Predator Cornered: December 1758-December 1759
* The Elusive Peace: July 1759-May 1761
* The Defeat of Prussia: February 1761-January 1762
* Unexpected Denouement: January 1762-February 1763 1 vol, 536 pgs 2008 UK, PEARSON LONGMAN PUBS
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1-AYG5354 Beckett, Beau and Stahl, Jeph 1754: CONQUEST: The French and Indian War Wargame In 1754, France and Britain have thriving colonies in North America. New England has begun expanding into the Ohio River Valley but France has built a chain of forts extending from Lake Erie to protect their own claim on the land. Now fighting has erupted. France and its Native American Allies control the Ohio Valley but George Washington prepares an army to take it from them. A small war has started in the colonies between France and Britain but control of the world is at stake.

This war is known as the French and Indian War in the United States, the War of Conquest in Canada and was part of the Seven Years War which was fought around the world by the European Powers.

Players play as the French and British Factions who fought for dominance over the Americas. The French players either play as the French Canadian Militia or the French Regulars. The British players play as the British Colonial Militias or the British Regulars. Both players can ally and fight with the Native Americans but the French start with more Native Allies.

Players for each side work together in order to coordinate their strategies. To win, each side attempts to control Victory Spaces on the map that represent towns and forts. The militia players receive reinforcements from muster points while the French and English Regulars must ship their reinforcements from overseas. The game ends when the Treaty of Paris is signed and the side controlling the most cities wins the game.

1754 Conquest Introduces:

1. Strategic Forts: Forts allow defenders an opportunity to negate hits in battle!
2. Valuable Muster Points: The new muster system for Native American and Colonial forces makes strategic alliances more dynamic and game changing!
3. Important Harbor Regions: Harbor regions govern regional reinforcements from British and French Regular Troops! 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, ACADEMY GAMES
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1-AYG5358 Beckett, Beau and Stahl, Jeph 1754: CONQUEST: The French and Indian War Wargame - Native Alliance Cards Set of 15 cards with objectives and events for the Six Nations Alliance for the game 1754. 1 vol, 15 pgs 2017 US, ACADEMY GAMES
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1-213990 Bilby, Joseph NEW JERSEY: A Military History The military history of New Jersey, from New Netherland's struggles with the Lenape through colonial wars of empire to 21st century conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, is extensive and significant. New Jersey justly earned the title 'Crossroads of the Revolution' in the War for Independence, and made a significant contribution to the Union victory in the Civil War. The state's position along the Atlantic Coast brought war to the home front in 1812, 1918, and 1942. New Jersey was also the site of Bergen County's Camp Merritt, which processed most of the American soldiers who went overseas in World War I, Fort Dix, a major training base, and Fort Monmouth, a center for military technology development in the 20th century.

New Jersey: A Military History tells the long, diverse, and sometimes complicated story of New Jersey's citizens and their significant and continuing role in America's defense. Over more than 350 years as a colony and state, hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents have served in regular armed forces, militia, and National Guard units or in direct support of those organizations. New Jerseyans in the military include General 'Scotch Willie' Maxwell of Sussex County, an unappreciated Revolutionary War master tactician; First Sergeant George Ashby of Allentown, of Company H, 45th United States Colored Infantry, the state's last surviving Civil War veteran; Clara Maas of Newark, a nurse who sacrificed her life in the effort to eradicate Yellow Fever; Captain William J. Reddan, who led his company into hell during the Meuse-Argonne offensive in 1918; and Medal of Honor winner John Basilone, whose sense of duty and honor led him to return to combat and death in World War II. Complete with maps, an annotated list of historical sites in the state. 1 vol, 400 pgs 2017 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-COM1037 Borg, Richard COMMAND AND COLORS TRICORNE: American Revolution By design, Commands & Colors Tricorne - The American Revolution is not overly complex. The game is based on the highly successful Commands & Colors game system, where the Command cards drive movement while creating a 'fog of war' and the battle dice resolve combat quickly and efficiently. Commands & Colors Tricorne - The American Revolution, however, introduces many new game concepts, which will add historical depth and provide even the most veteran Commands & Colors player many new play experiences and challenges.

The scale of the game fluctuates, which allows players to effectively portray some of the larger American Revolution battles, as well as smaller size skirmish actions. To further emphasize the differences in battlefield doctrine between the British and Continental forces, each army has its own unique deck of Combat cards.

Players that are familiar with other Commands & Colors games, will soon note that unit combat losses in a Tricorne game are typically not as great as other games covered in the Commands & Colors series. This is a direct result of the linear tactic fighting style of the armies that fought during the American Revolution. Unit morale is the main thematic focus in a Tricorne battle as it was historically.

The 12 battles, showcased in the scenario section of this booklet, feature a stylized battlefield map that emphasize the important terrain features and highlight the historical deployment of forces in scale with the game system. These scenarios are a smattering of some of the better-known engagements of the American Revolution.

* Bunker Hill -17 June 1775
* Long Island (Grant's Attack) - 27 August 1776
* Long Island (British Flank March) - 27 August 1776
* Freeman's Farm - 19 September 1777
* Bemis Heights - 7 October 1777
* Bemis Heights (British Redoubts) - 7 October 1777
* Monmouth - 28 June 1778
* Camden - 16 August 1780
* Cowpens - 17 January 1781
* Guilford Courthouse - 15 March 1781
* Hobkirk's Hill - 25 April 1781
* Eutaw Springs - 8 September 1781 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, COMPASS GAMES
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1-213980 Cecere, Michael THE INVASION OF VIRGINIA: 1781 The American War for Independence was fought in nearly every colony, but some colonies witnessed far more conflict than others. In the first half of the war, the bulk of military operations were concentrated in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. A shift in British strategy southward after the Battle of Monmouth in 1778 triggered numerous military engagements in 1779 and 1780 in Georgia and the Carolinas.

Surprisingly, Virginia, the largest of the original thirteen colonies, saw relatively little fighting for the first six years of the Revolutionary War. This changed in 1781 when British and American forces converged on Virginia. The war's arrival did not result from one particular decision or event, but rather, a series of incidents and battles beginning in the fall of 1780 at Kings Mountain, South Carolina.

Benedict Arnold's sudden appearance in Virginia in early 1781 with 1,600 seasoned British troops and his successful raid up the James River to Richmond and subsequent occupation of Portsmouth, demonstrated Virginia's vulnerability to attack and the possibility that the colonies could be divided and subdued piecemeal, a strategy Britain had attempted to deploy several times earlier in the war.

British General Henry Clinton's decision to reinforce Arnold in Virginia expanded Britain's hold on the colony while events in North Carolina, including the battle of Guilford Court House, led British General Charles Cornwallis to conclude that defeating the Patriots in Virginia was the key to ending the war. As a result, Cornwallis marched his army north in May 1781 to assume command of what was now a very powerful British force of over 7,000 troops. The war had returned to Virginia with a vengeance, and how it did so and what happened as a result is the focus of The Invasion of Virginia 1781. 1 vol, 240 pgs 2017 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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2-73460 Fisher, David Hackett WASHINGTON'S CROSSING Detailed examination of this critical campaign, 100+ b/w illust, 15 b/w maps, biblio, index. 1 vol, 576 pgs 2006 LONDON, OXFORD UNIV PRESS
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1-214010 Geake, Robert FROM SLAVES TO SOLDIERS: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution In December 1777, the Continental army was encamped at Valley Forge and faced weeks of cold and hunger, as well as the prospect of many troops leaving as their terms expired in the coming months. If the winter were especially cruel, large numbers of soldiers would face death or contemplate desertion. Plans were made to enlist more men, but as the states struggled to fill quotas for enlistment, Rhode Island general James Mitchell Varnum proposed the historic plan that a regiment of slaves might be recruited from his own state, the smallest in the union, but holding the largest population of slaves in New England.

The commander in chief's approval of the plan would set in motion the forming of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment. The 'black regiment,' as it came to be known, was composed of indentured servants, Narragansett Indians, and former slaves. This was not without controversy. While some in the Rhode Island Assembly and in other states railed that enlisting slaves would give the enemy the impression that not enough white men could be raised to fight the British, owners of large estates gladly offered their slaves and servants, both black and white, in lieu of a son or family member enlisting. The regiment fought with distinction at the battle of Rhode Island, and once joined with the 2nd Rhode Island before the siege of Yorktown in 1781, it became the first integrated battalion in the nation's history. 1 vol, 224 pgs 2017 US, WESTHOLME PUBLISHING
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1-216880 Greenwalt, Phillip and Robert Orrison A SINGLE BLOW: The Battles of Lexington and Concord and the Beginning of the American Revolution. April 19, 1775 The history of the Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775) were the culmination of years of unrest between those loyal to the British monarchy and those advocating for more autonomy and dreaming of independence from Great Britain in the future. On the morning of April 19th, Gage sent out a force of British soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith to confiscate, recapture, and destroy the military supplies gathered by the colonists and believed to be stored in the town of Concord. Includes 150 images and 6 maps.

Due to the alacrity of men such as Dr. James Warren, Paul Revere, and William Dawes, utilizing a network of signals and outriders, the countryside was well-aware of the approaching British, setting the stage for the day's events.

When the column reached the green of Lexington, Massachusetts, militiamen awaited their approach. The first shots of April 19th would be fired there. The rest of the day unfolded accordingly. 1