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Articles by Andrew H. Hershey

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 in Armchair Reading

CDG 58 – World War I in Africa, 1914

Assume the role of Lt Col Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck as he leads the German East Africa colony’s Schutztruppe – colonial security troops – in an attack on a large British force that has invaded the Tanga Peninsula in ‘World War I in Africa, 1914.’

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Posted on May 9, 2013 in Armchair Reading

CDG 57 – Canadian Infantry Attack, 1944

Command Decision Game No. 57 places you in the role of Brigadier John Godfrey “Jock” Spragge, commander of 7th Infantry Brigade, 3d Canadian Division. Your mission is to attack across the Leopold Canal near Antwerp and establish and hold bridgeheads.

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Posted on May 11, 2012 in Armchair Reading

CDG 51 – Battle of St. Mihiel, 1918

In this free Command Decision Game, you take on the role of U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John A. Lejeune leading a division comprised of both U.S. Marines and U.S. Army infantry to assault strong German positions near the town of St. Mihiel in 1918.

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Posted on Jan 12, 2012 in Armchair Reading

CDG 49 – Saladin vs. Crusaders, 1187

A decision-making game in which the player chooses the best course of action for Saladin, sultan and commander of his region’s combined Saracen forces, to defeat a Crusader army under Guy de Lusignan in Palestine, 1187 AD.

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Posted on May 13, 2010 in Armchair Reading

CDG 39 – Bocage Busting! Normandy 1944

You assume the role of Brig. Gen. Norman D. ‘Dutch’ Cota, assistant commander of US 29th Infantry Division, tasked with choosing the best plan for ‘bocage busting,’ breaking through the formidable German defenses in the hedgerows of Normandy, 1944.

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