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onmilitarymatters Sponsoring Member of TMP of On Military Matters writes:

No tricks here, just a lot of wargaming treats. These new items are scheduled to be available here at the On Military Matters shoppe in late October and early November.


Victrix Republican Roman Cavalry: 28mm Plastic Miniatures

Victrix Republican Roman Cavalry: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Includes 16 mounted figures in each set. All armored with chainmail and muscled cuirass. Separate heads including Etruscan helmets allowing multiple variants. Choice of arms for javelins, spears, swords, musician and standardbearer. Optional cloaks. Round shields. Digitally designed for highly detailed figures. Some figures can be converted into Carthaginian cavalry. $39.00 USD

Fireforge: Byzantine Auxiliaries 28mm Plastic Figures Build 25 Byzantine Auxiliaries – 10 armored archers, and up to 5 Slingers, up to 10 light archers, and up to 10 javelinman. The box contains plastic bases: 20mm x 20mm = 25 bases. Figures are supplied unpainted and require a little assembly. $35.00 USD

Jesse James Faction: 28mm figures

Jesse James Faction: 28mm figures Contains: Jesse James, Cole Younger, Frank James, Clell Mille, Charlie Pitts, and Jim Younger. $18.00 USD

Vigilante Faction: 28mm figures Contains: Howie, Grandpa Smith, J S Allen, Charlie Gump, John Isham, and Bones Brooks. $18.00 USD


Field of Glory List 3: Army Lists Book 3 – Early Medieval to Late Medieval 3rd Edition

Field of Glory List 3: Army Lists Book 3 – Early Medieval to Late Medieval 3rd Edition Supplement covers armies from the High Medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries. To play, you will need a copy of Field of Glory Version 3 rules. $40.00 USD

Peter Bunde Uniform Plates…

350: Electorate / Kingdom of Saxony: Hussar Regiment 1791-1810

350: Electorate / Kingdom of Saxony: Hussar Regiment 1791-1810 The 350th uniform plate from Peter Bunde. Uniform plate with 20 plus color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. $14.00 USD


Muscovy's Soldiers: The Emergence of the Russian Army 1462-1689

Muscovy's Soldiers: The Emergence of the Russian Army 1462-1689 Describes and analyses the emergence of the early modern Russian army, before the military reforms introduced by Tsar Peter the Great brought it in line with developments in Western Europe. It will be shown that Tsar Peter's reforms, although decisive, rested on a legacy of previous reforms. Yet, the origin of the early modern Russian army can be found in the East, not the West. The close association during the Middle Ages with the Mongol Golden Horde had transformed the Muscovite military system into a Eurasian one. Includes 60 black and white illustrations/photos, 8 pages of color plates, 3 maps, and 4 tables. $40.00 USD

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224 Israeli Paratroopers 1954-2016 Osprey Elite series. Complete history of Israeli paratroopers from creation to the present day, including relevant developments in their role and organization, as well as their achievements and setbacks in conflicts such as the Six Days War and Yom Kippur War. $19.00 USD

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Augustus at War: The Struggle for the Pax Augusta New and penetrating assessment of Augustus as ancient Rome's military commander-in-chief. As commander-in-chief (imperator), he made changes to the political and military institutions to keep the empire together, and to hold on to power himself. His genius was to build a team of loyal but semi-autonomous deputies (legati) to ensure internal security and to fight his wars for him, while claiming their achievements as his own. The book profiles more than 90 of these men, as well as the military units under their command, and the campaigns they fought. $45.00 USD

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The Komneni Dynasty: Byzantium's Struggle for Survival 1057-1185 The 128-year dynasty of the Komneni (1057 to 1185) was the last great epoch of Byzantium, when the empire had to fend off Turkish and Norman foes simultaneously. Starting with the extremely able Alexios I, and unable now to count on help from the West, the Komneni played their strategic cards very well. Though the dynasty ended in cruelty and incompetence under Andronikos I (the Terrible), it fought a valiant rear-guard action in keeping eastern Christendom alive. $43.00 USD

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From Solebay to the Texel: The Third Anglo-Dutch War 1672-1674 After reviewing the earlier wars, this book goes on to describe the third Anglo-Dutch war, fought between 1672 and 1674. Includes 8 color illustrations, 35 black-and-white illustrations, and 4 maps. $35.00 USD

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Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution

Battlefield Atlas of the American Revolution Back in print! A visual and narrative overview of the principal military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. Symonds narrates each battle in a clear, concise, and readable way. Accompanying two-color, full-page maps make everything easy to understand, and make this book an ideal classroom text, battlefield tour guide, or library reference. $29.00 USD

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Lord Mountcashel: Irish General – Justin MacCarthy in the Service of James II and Louis XIV, 1673-1694 Justin MacCarthy (later Lord Mountcashel) was born into a notable family of Irish Jacobites, loyal to the exiled Stuarts, and grew up in France. Their Irish land was regained after the Restoration of Charles II but Justin, as the youngest surviving son, sought a career in the French army (as both his father and oldest brother had done). $40.00 USD

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The Secret Expedition: The Anglo-Russian Invasion of Holland 1799 In 1799, as part of the Second Coalition against France, an Anglo-Russian army landed in Holland to overthrow the Batavian Republic and to reinstate the Stadtholder William V of Orange. Initially called The Secret Expedition, although not really a secret for both sides, the description of the invasion reads like a novel. Five major battles were fought between armies of four different nations, with unexpected deeds of heroism and unexpected defeats. There were secret negotiations and rumors of bribery. More than enough ingredients for biased opinions, historical errors, and incorrect information copied from historians up to this day. Includes 23 black-and-white photos, 22 black and white illustrations, and 15 black and white maps. $50.00 USD

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Napoleon at Leipzig: The Battle of the Nations 1813 Reprint of classic book includes the campaigns of Marshal Davout in the north, and the fate of the besieged French fortresses. From glittering field marshals to ragged Cossacks, in massive battles or small skirmishes, we see the dramatic campaign unfold. This edition includes a new set of images and newly-commissioned color maps. $70.00 USD

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Major General George H. Sharpe And The Creation of American Military Intelligence in the Civil War Bio of ACW general who built an intelligence organization (The Bureau of Military Information – BMI) from a standing start, beginning in February 1863. He was the first man in military history to create a professional all-source intelligence operation, defined by the U.S. Army as – the intelligence products, organizations, and activities that incorporates all sources of information, in the production of intelligence. $35.00 USD

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Sopwith Camels Over Italy 1917-1918: Images of War Next in series. Britain's Royal Flying Corps sent three squadrons of Sopwith Camel fighters, plus one RE8 reconnaissance squadron, and these Camel squadrons fought gallantly over the plains and mountainous regions of northeast Italy, sharing the air battle with aircraft of the Italian Air Force. $30.00 USD

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The Waffen-SS in Normandy: June 1944 This volume in the Casemate Illustrated series examines the Waffen-SS in Normandy during the fierce fighting of June 1944, when they struggled to hold back the Allied advance on Caen, though the picture was by no means one-sided. Extensively illustrated with photographs, tank profiles, maps, and accompanied by biographies of key personnel and explanatory text boxes, this volume gives a clear and accessible account of events, challenging some popular perceptions along the way. $25.00 USD

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Operation Typhoon: The German Assault on Moscow 1941 Illustrated with over 150 photographs, plus profile drawings of tanks, vehicles and aircraft, it gives a vivid impression of the situation for both protagonists, and a detailed analysis of the critical days as the fate of Moscow and perhaps the whole war hung in the balance. $25.00 USD

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Objective Falaise: 8 August 1944 – 16 August 1944 Day-by-day account of this forgotten battle, while also acting as a field guide, including maps and both contemporary and modern photographs. $35.00 USD

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EUROPE IN TURMOIL: Prelude to The Great War Game

Europe in Turmoil: Prelude to The Great War Game This card-driven game is set at the beginning of the 20th Century in which two players each assume the role of a political ideology ascendant in Europe at that time. Further focuses for the events of the game are the growing anarchy and revolutionary spirit in Europe (represented by a chain of events such as Revolution of 1905, Tsarist Repression, Second Duma Disbanded), the system of alliances that transformed Europe into two factions (represented by amongst others the Entente Cordiale, Franco-Russian Alliance and Dual Alliance evens), and finally, the series of crises which led to the outbreak of the Great War (Tangier Crisis, Austria annexes Bosnia, Gavrilo Princip). Product Information: Complexity: Low to Medium (about 4 out of 10); Playing time: 3 to 4 hours; Solitaire Suitability: Low; Players: 2; Time Scale: 1 to 2 years per turn. Game Components: 1 22 x 34-inch point-to-point map of Europe (one or more spaces per country); 1 Rulebook; 2 player aid cards; A deck of 110 Strategy Cards; Two decks of 10 Stability Cards; Two countersheets containing support markers and game record markers; A deck of 35 Mobilization Cards; 2 six-sided dice; 1 box and lid set. $79.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #373

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #373 Theme: Poland – Polish Thunder: Impact of the Husaria on the tabletop battlefield; The Polish Legion 1795 – 1815: Polish Legion during the period of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; The Polish Legion 1914 – 1920: Polish Legion during WWI and afterwards; 303 Squadron: Polish exiles defend Britain against the Luftwaffe; Poles at Monte Cassino: WWII Assaults. Other Articles: Observation Post: What's new at the Colours show and Warlord Open Day; Black Powder: Second edition – A fanboy's view; Different Scale Same Passion: Bringing re-enactor experience as to the tabletop and vice versa; Modelling: Distressing Your MDF Buildings; Wargamer Studios: Company profile of Fire and Sword team; Re-imagining the Crusades: Part 4 – Troop Types; Designer's Notes: Sons of Mars: Creation of this gladiatorial combat game, plus some exclusive new rules content; Wargames at the Edge of Apocalypse: And beyond; Painting a Iroquois Warrior: Guidelines; Designer's Notes: Last Days: Zombie Game from Osprey; Model Soldiers, Modern Opera & Trench Warfare: Educational project for children discusses WWI; Wargamers' Spaces: Converted garage becomes wargame room. $9.00 USD

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy #99

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy #99 Special Feature: Napoleon's Allied Armies: Foreign and Allied Troops in the Grande Armee – Napoleon's allies; Maloyaroslavets, 24 October, 1812 – The Battle of the Italians; The British and Danish fight at Koge – The Traeskoslaget (Battle of the Clogs); Bavarians versus Austrians – First clash at Landshut; A Look at Napoleon's Allied Armies – Allies of L'Empereur; Danish versus Cossacks at Rahlstedt – Hussars at Hamburg. Features: A Bite-Size Fighting Retreat… from the Air – Spitfires Over Dunkirk; Turf Wars and Street Fighting in Ancient Rome – Tales from the Caelian; Adapting W.A.T. to Historical Scenarios – What a Tanker into Normandy; Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy Games Challenge runner-up – Dreadnought; Constructing a Neolithic Mound – Making Newgrange; Adding the Weatherworn look to DAK vehicles – Weathering the Desert. Departments: Miniature reviews; Controversial (Priestley); Tabletop Tactics – Artillery's Evolution (Hyde); The Irregular – Being a Rules Lawyer' is Good (Braun); Let's Play: Making a Good Ruleset Better? Black Powder Second Edition; Game Reviews – Enemy at the Gates, The Red Book of the Elf King, Sons of Mars, and America's Olde West; Book reviews; Parting shots. $10.00 USD

Medieval Warfare: Volume 8.5

Medieval Warfare: Volume 8.5 Theme: The Umayyad Caliphate Against the Byzantine Empire (674-718) – Against the Empire – The Arabs Bring War to Byzantium; They Did the Same Thing for Seven Years – Was Constantinople Besieged in 674-78?; Defenders of the Empire – The Byzantine Soldier in the Eighth Century; Knowledge That Kills – Byzantine Military Manuals and Warfare; A Furious Storm Fell Upon Them – The Arab siege of Constantinople, 717-718; The First Chemical Weapon? – Playing with Greek Fire; Readings: Byzantium During the Rise of Islam. Features: The Siege of Harlech Castle – Resistance in Wales During the Wars of the Roses; An Innumerable Multitude of Livestock – An Archbishop and His Cavalry; The King of Spain's Samurai – Fighting for the Philippines in the 16th Century; Controversial Treatments – The Surgeons Who Tried to Change Medieval Battlefield Surgery; A Band of Merry Men – Douglas Fairbanks' 1922 Robin Hood. $10.00 USD

World at War #63: The Central Pacific Campaign

World at War #63: The Central Pacific Campaign Magazine includes solitaire, strategic-level wargame of the struggle for control of the Central Pacific during World War II. The solitaire player is commanding the U.S. forces and the system controls the Japanese forces. The player wins by accomplishing historic campaign milestones ahead of what was done historically, thereby opening the way for an earlier invasion of Okinawa or Formosa. Components: 22 x 34-inch map, 228 die-cut counters. $40.00 USD

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