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Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy, 100, Feb-Mar 2019

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy, 100, Feb-Mar 2019

Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy issue 100 with Fallschirmjäger in World War II

First making their combat debut during World War II, Fallschirmjäger had a mixed record of success when it came to fulfilling their primary function, but they nonetheless acquired a formidable reputation as a tenacious and hard-fighting elite unit.

Special Feature: Fallschirmjäger in World War II
Piers Brand, 'Germany's elite airborne unit during WWII - Rise and fall of the Fallschirmjäger'.
David Hunter, 'Fallschirmjäger at Hagevolden and Lindsø - The road to Dombas, 1940'.
James Morris, 'Street fighting with the Fallschirmjäger - The gates of Heraklion'.
Sam Lancashire, 'The last defence of Monte Cassino - Eyrie of the Green Devils'.
Piers Brand, 'Fallschirmjäger fend off the Canadians - Bloody day at Bienen'.
Guy Bowers, 'Collecting German airborne troops - Achtung Fallschirmjäger!'.
James Morris, 'Creating a Crete vignette - A rough landing'.

Features

Dom Sore, 'The beginning of the end of the hoplite - First Chaeronea'.
Mark Backhouse, 'The Polish Light Horse at Somosierra Pass in 1808 - "The Emperor is watching you!"'.
Nick Eyre, 'How Antietam made me love ACW - Battlefield inspiration'.
Steve Jones, 'The WS&S Rules Challenge winner - The bargain blue and the giveaway grey'.
Mark Backhouse, 'Making your spurs go further - A hole lot of trouble'.
Colin Farrant, 'Making a home for your WWII German forces - Camp camouflage'.
Rubén Torregrosa, 'Painting a 30 Years' War Swedish Army - Gustavus Adolphus' men'.

Departments

Miniature reviews
Richard Clarke, 'Up Front - Battlefield walking'.
Henry Hyde, 'Tabletop tactics - Artillery: barrage of obliteration'.
Chris King, 'The irregular - Wargaming:good for the soul'.
David Davies, 'Warlord's new fast-attack naval warfare game - Let's play Cruel Seas'.
Andrés Amián, Dom Sore, Mark Backhouse, Mark Pattinson, and Chris Payne, 'Game reviews - Rangers of Shadow Deep, Blitzkrieg 1940, Battle Ravens, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, and SAGA: Book of Battles'.
Book reviews
Parting shots

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy

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