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onmilitarymatters Sponsoring Member of TMP of On Military Matters writes:

All these new releases are due in the shoppe in late April or early May.

Wargaming…

Refighting History Volume 5: Marlborough's Big Four

Refighting History Volume 5: Marlborough's Big Four Battles of Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, and Malplaquet. Large format booklet is fully illustrated in color with maps, uniform plates, photos of the games, and extras. $55.00 USD

Wargaming Rules…

For King and Parliament: English Civil War

For King and Parliament: English Civil War The rules enable two or more players to fight ECW battles on a tabletop to a conclusion usually in two hours or less. Includes 78 pages of rules including army lists, diagrams, and numerous images of beautifully painted wargames figures and battles. It is printed on 130 GSM paper, with stiff card covers, and wire-bound so that it will lie flat on the table. $36.00 USD

SAGA Age of Vikings: Age of Crusades for 2nd Edition SAGA This is a SAGA supplement covering the wars of faith fought in the West and the East from the First Crusade to the Mongol invasions. Includes twelve factions, each one with its own Battle Board, legendary unit, heroes, and special rules. Also contains auxiliary units to recruit, and a variant on the standard game which transforms your game into a battle of faith. $57.00 USD

Gunfighter's Ball: Greenhorn Boxed Set The perfect way to get started playing Gunfighter's Ball. This boxed set includes three substantial MDF buildings, a corral, outhouse, six gunfighters (the Starter Faction), dice, poker chips for six characters, quick reference sheets, and playing cards. The rules, scenarios, character cards, and building instructions are available via a free download. The set represents about a 20-25% discount when compared to the cost of the individual items. Models supplied unpainted. MDF slottabases included. Lead-Free Pewter figures and MDF buildings with metal accessories. Large 28mm or heroic scale, which is 32mm to top of head on average. Matches Dead Man's Hand, Artizan, Copplestone, and other modern 28mm ranges. $125.00 USD

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Battlegroup: Torch Rules for American and British troops landing on the shores of Morocco and Algeria in Operation Torch, with the plan to cut-off the Germans by capturing Tunisia. Includes Background, Army Lists, and Special Rules. $40.00 USD

What a Tanker: WWII Tank Combat Rules Players take command of one (or more) tanks and fight their way through the battlefields of WWII. Rules are 72-full-color pages in total, including scenarios and full lists for France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, the Soviet Union and the United States. The great campaign system allows you to progress your tank crew to the illusive Ace status and through a series of iconic tanks of WWII. $40.00 USD

1914: Rules and Card Deck Shares some mechanisms with our WWII game Iron Cross. The battalion is the core tactical element in the game, in a formation that is roughly the size of a British brigade, in an action/reaction system. Players act as the overall commander for the battle, developing and coordinating a plan for the achievement of operational objectives, and entrusting individual battalions to execute those plans. $28.00 USD

Uniform Guides…

342 French Empire: 3rd Regiment Etranger 1811-1814

342 French Empire: 3rd Regiment Etranger 1811-1814 Uniform plate with 20 plus color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. $14.00 USD

343 Kingdom of Prussia: 4th Kalckreuth Regiment 1806 Uniform plate with 20 plus color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. $14.00 USD

Prussian Cavalry: 1808-1840 Volume 1

Prussian Cavalry: 1808-1840 Volume 1 The book is bilingual. The complete text, including the picture descriptions, is in Russian as well as in English, fully illustrated in color, and in large format. The book is a consistent continuation of the series of articles on the uniform of the Prussian Army, published in the years between 2008 and 2016, in the Old Arsenal, Sergeant, and Kaiser journals. Collects the most important pieces of uniforms, uniform parts, and equipment from the most important Russian and international collections. $115.00 USD [Estimated Price]

Books…

Lutzen: Great Battles Series

Lutzen: Great Battles Series One of the most famous battles in the Thirty Years' War. Challenges the accepted view that Lutzen was a milestone in military development, arguing that its significance lies more in the political and cultural sphere. Discusses how the battle has been remembered, from the immediate aftermath to the present day, and what this tells us. Oxford Univ. Press. $25.00 USD

Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer Emory Upton (1839-1881) is widely recognized as one of America's most influential military thinkers. His works – The Armies of Asia and Europe and The Military Policy of the United States – fueled the army's intellectual ferment in the late 19th Century and guided Secretary of War Elihu Root's reforms in the early 1900s. Upton is also widely misunderstood as an antidemocratic militaristic zealot whose ideas were too Prussian for America. Includes 15 black-and-white illustrations and four maps. $40.00 USD

Frustrated Ambition: General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience, 1910-1944 Vicente Podico Lim (1888-1944) was once his country's best-known soldier. The first Filipino to graduate from West Point and a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, Lim figured in every significant military development in the Philippines during his 30 years in uniform. Frustrated Ambition is the first in-depth biography of this forgotten figure, whose career paralleled the early 21th Century history of the Philippine military. Includes nine black-and-white illustrations and five maps. $37.00 USD

We Few: U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam This riveting memoir details the actions and experiences of a small group of Americans and their allies who were the backbone of ground reconnaissance in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. On his second tour to Vietnam, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. This unit was part of MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group), or Studies and Observations Group as it was innocuously called. $33.00 USD

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Wargaming Magazines…

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #367

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #367 Theme: The Ships of the Enemy Have Come – Bronze Age: How to create a campaign system based around the Collapse of Empire; Wargaming Adrianople: Goths defeat the Roman Army 378 AD; The Seven Cities of Cibola: Wargaming potential of the collapse of the Aztec and other Meso-American Empires; Ottoman Twilight: 1st Balkan War, 1912-13; Designer's Notes: Upcoming Outremer: Faith and Blood skirmish game during the Crusades era and optional rules; Scenes from the Downfall of the Reich: A German General; Wargaming the French In do-China War 1954: From Dien Bien Phu to the Street Without Joy; Bringing Plastic Figures to the End of Empire: 1:72 scale and 1:32 scale plastic forces; Death in the Dark Continent Prequel: Rules adaptation for tribal conflict in Africa prior to the arrival of the Europeans. Other Articles – Observation Post: New releases available at Salute 2018; Designer's Notes: Burrows and Badgers rules; Graveyard of Tanks: Battle of Asal Uttar from the Second Indo-Pakistan War 1965; The Red Book of the Elf: Lucid Eye Publishing's upcoming skirmish game; Godslayer: Fighting Withdrawal: Scenario; Modeling: Making a Monument ala Ghost Archipelago cover artwork. $9.00 USD

Miniature Wargames: Issue #421 Articles include: Forward Observer: Reports on Warcolors paint; Offensive Miniatures; On Target; Osprey; Pigeon Guard, and much more; Send Three and Fourpence: What motivates wargamers?; Hell by Daylight: Last part of rules for 20th century skirmish and build an insurgency; One of These Things: Historical versus non-historical debate continues; Command Decision: Wargames problem at Villiers Bocage: June 13th 1944; A Cavalier Approach: Recaps the Tonbridge show; Fantasy Facts: News in F&SF gaming with releases from Deep Cut; Fantasy Flight; Osprey; Modiphius, and Brigade; The Path to Frostgrave: Rules design process and a scenario; Putty to Pixels: Interview of Mithril sculptor Chris Tubb; The Future is Foam: Making indestructible scenery from yoga blocks; Victorio Campaign: Last part of Guide to Wargaming: U.S. and Northern Mexico in the late 19th Century; Recce: Reviews of the latest book releases; Wargames Widow: Make swampy rivers; WWW Wargaming: Tips on setting up and managing an online wargaming community. $9.00 USD

World at War 60: Eisenhower's War Two-player wargame covering the final eleven months of World War II in northwest Europe, from D-Day through the end of April 1945. Components: 22 x 34-inch map, 176 die-cut counters. Includes magazine. $40.00 USD

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Operation Olympic & Coronet: Wargame Hypothetical simulation on a regiment-brigade level of the planned invasion of Japan. Olympic is the planned November 1945 invasion of Kyushu, the southernmost Japanese Home Island, while Coronet is the planned March 1946 invasion of the Tokyo Plain. In addition to the basic solitaire version, rules for a two-player game, and optional rules for the solitaire and two-player versions are included. Contents: Two 34 x 22 inch maps, 560 counters, and a 32-page rules & campaign analysis booklet.$50.00 USD

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S&T Quarterly #2: America in World War I Includes AEF analysis, maps, orders of battle, descriptions of weapons, and biographies of notable military figures such as John Pershing, Billy Mitchell, the young George Patton, and Homer Lea. Includes a map poster. $15.00 USD

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More on the Website…

Visit onmilitarymatters.com for all our stock in the shoppe. If you need additional information, don't hesitate to email militarymatters@att.net or phone 609-466-2329. We are also offering used books and wargames (usually one copy each) on our website. Note that if you subscribed to our e-Flyer, you would have had first crack at them. Just drop an email to us to be put on our email list.

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