Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 131 (pre-order)

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It was eighty years ago. Read about how the Allies finally broke the stalemate in Normandy in July and August 1944, and retook France from the Nazis during WWII.

Theme: Breaking out of Normandy
  • Nick Skinner, 'Gaming the allies' Normandy breakout - Our wargaming safe space'.
  • Nick Skinner, 'The joys of playing the British platoon - Somewhere in Normandy'.
  • Richard Marsh, 'Operation Bluecoat, 2-3 August 1944 - Battling through La Bigne'.
  • Piers Brand & Warwick Kinrade, 'The fighting at Belle-Fontaine, August 1944 - The panzers stumble'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'Building an allied invasion force - Through bocage to the country beyond'.
  • Barry Evans, 'A Normandy breakout-themed cover - Breaking through!'.
  • David Davies, 'The Beginning of the Welsh Marches - Y Mers'.
  • Mark Backhouse and Greg Wagman, 'Refighting a Roman civil war in the Aegean - The Philippi campaign'.
  • Joe Bilton, 'Another brick in the wall, and then another... - How to build a factory'.
  • Troy Small, 'Painting New Zealanders for Word War II - Freyberg's 40,000 thieves'.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Rick Priestley, 'This gaming life - A word for it'.
  • Murray Fish, 'The Irregular - Crowdfunding: beyond good and evil'.
  • Joe Mealy, 'Let's play Hail Caesar Epic Battles: Hannibal - Same rules, new scale?'.
  • Alex Mahon, 'Wargaming a continuing World War in 1948 - Let's play Clash of Steel'.
  • Jon Freeman, Eoghan Kelly, and Joe Mealy, 'Game reviews - Shot, Steel & Stone, V for Victory, Force of Virtue, and Deathship One'.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting shots


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