Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 114

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Tiger, Panther, Puma, Lynx: the feline connection of the German WWII armour has inspired a fascination that lingers. This issue is a love letter to these apex predators (or perhaps a Dear John?).

Theme: Germany's 'big cats' during WWII
  • Eoghan Kelly and Guy Bowers, 'The evolution of the German cats - Only movement brings victory'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'Panther counterattack near Saint-Lô, 11th July 1944 - Ursula and Elna'.
  • Nick Skinner, 'Using big cats and big guns in urban fighting - Tanks about town'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'Gaming with German reconnaissance - Stalking with the fast cats'.
  • Steve Shann, 'The Battle for Schönfliess, 16 April 1945 - The royal tiger's last roar'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'A survey of German armour models - Cool cats!'.
  • John Morris, 'Painting vehicles for the rest of us - Fake it until you make it'.
  • Ian Beal, 'The Battle of Salem Cemetery, 19 December 1862 - The men poured in a deadly volley'.
  • Jeff Jonas, 'The Great King's gambit to defeat a pesky foe - Killing Alexander'.
  • Robert Sadler and Andrew Barclay, 'The climactic battle at the 1565 Siege of Malta - The last day of St Elmo's'.
  • Joe Bilton, 'Added realism with MDF: WWII terraced housing - Making it real'.
  • Colin Farrant, '"Oh come on! Nobody's favourite colour is brown!" - Painting gabions'.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Rich Clarke, 'Up front'.
  • Kieran Lyons, 'The Irregular - Humour in wargaming'.
  • Rossco and Raif Watkins, 'Science fiction wargaming in a sandbox galaxy - Let's play Stargrave'.
  • David Davies and Chris King, 'Battalion-level WWII action from Reisswitz Press - Let's play 'O' Group'.
  • Eoghan Kelly and Guy Bowers, 'Game reviews - Feudal Patrol, BelloLudi World War II, Glory: 1861 and Fear of the Dark'.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting shots

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