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agplumer Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2017 7:02 a.m. PST

I'm looking for a mid-1970s UK publication about miniature wargaming World War 2. I remember that it was a hardback with a black and white cover with some Airfix figures and vehicles on it. It had a chapter on conversion of Airfix vehicle and Roco Minitanks. It also contained some rules and an introductory skirmish around the town of St. Croix, I believe.

olicana10 Oct 2017 7:36 a.m. PST

Sounds like a John Sandars book.

warwell10 Oct 2017 8:25 a.m. PST

Operation Warboard?
Here is a review from Lone Warrior PDF link

4D Jones10 Oct 2017 12:52 p.m. PST

Yes. The la Croix scenario is in Operation Warboard by Gavin Lyall.

JimDuncanUK10 Oct 2017 2:38 p.m. PST

I have a copy in my hands at the moment.

I may be prepared to sell it.

What country are you in?

There are copies on sale on eBay.

tmason10 Oct 2017 11:10 p.m. PST

A reprint of "operation battleboard" can be found through the "history of wargaming project". link

agplumer Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2017 10:03 a.m. PST

Yes it was Operation Warboard. I ordered a used copy last night. Thanks everyone for your assistance.

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