Romulo 'Mo' Ludan |
Published: March 27, 2013 at 9:42 pm
Patrick Baker |
Published: March 25, 2013 at 5:10 pm
As history, the movie “Emperor” is inconsistent. It gets a number of details wrong – often at the expense of Gen. Douglas MacArthur – but overall it succeeds in its attempt to make audiences realize and appreciate the impact of two disparate cultures on a horrific war.
Published: March 04, 2013 at 11:31 am
The boardgame “Mercury-Market Garden” examines two airborne operations of World War II – the German air assault on Crete and the Allied attempt to seize bridges over the Rhine in Holland.
Anthony Micari |
Published: March 01, 2013 at 6:41 pm
Author and historian Carlo D’Este offers part II of his examination of the relationship between Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s and his World War II chauffeur, Kay Summersby.
Armchair General |
Published: February 26, 2013 at 10:19 am
The iOS game “Great Big War Game” from Rubicon Games rounds out the essentials of a turn-based combat game with little touches that add another layer of challenge, and is a lot of fun to play, though after awhile the weak AI takes away some of the joy.
Tim Tow |
Published: February 25, 2013 at 7:23 pm
This is the solution to the Combat Decision Game â€śSpanish Blue Division in Russia, 1943â€ť that was presented in the March 2013 issue of Armchair GeneralÂ® magazine.
Ed William |
Published: February 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm
The heavy tank never found a satisfactory role in America’s military service, but it wasn’t for lack of trying on the part of tank designers.
Carlo D'Este |
Published: February 11, 2013 at 11:52 am
A guide to creating “Combat Mission” scenarios from interactive articles in “Armchair General” magazine.
Matt Richardson |
Published: January 29, 2013 at 2:10 pm
In the wake of the Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell scandal, author and historian Carlo D’Este examines Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s relationship with his World War II chauffeur, Kay Summersby.
Media Release |
Published: January 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm
An intuitive interface and brilliant AI make “Unity of Command: Red Turn” an excellent introduction to wargaming while providing plenty of depth for experienced gamers.
Jim Cobb |
Published: January 24, 2013 at 12:29 pm
Battleship USS North Carolina begins a blog containing stories from the veterans who served on the ship during World War II.
Rick Martin |
Published: January 18, 2013 at 7:25 pm
The “Panzer Corps: Grand Campaign ’44 West” computer game offers players 14 linked battles, from Anzio to Eindhoven.
Armchair General |
Published: January 17, 2013 at 5:13 pm
At last, medium-level bombers make their appearance in the “Wings of Glory World War 2″ miniatures and card game. First up are variants of the B25 Mitchell and the He-111 Heinkel.
Andrew H. Hershey |
Published: January 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm
The Combat Mission Tactics tutorial series by Lt. Col. (ret) Jeffrey Paulding concludes with “How to Fight.” This sixth video focuses both on key concepts and on the details of how to fight at squad level, using “Combat Mission: Fortress Italy.”
Abigail Pfeiffer |
Published: January 09, 2013 at 12:10 am
In this decision-making game YOU command a regiment of Spanish volunteers fighting for Germany against a powerful Red Army attack in 1943.
Rick Martin |
Published: January 08, 2013 at 7:14 pm
The 4-DVD set “Narrow Escapes of World War II” from Athena Learning is the original, uncut UK version of these gripping tales of desperation and courage, and features over an hour of footage not shown when the series ran on The Military Channel in the US.
The boardgame “Bloody Hell” covers two British and Canadian operations during the attempt to break out of Normandy in July 1944 and is “a bloody impressive game.”