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New items are scheduled to be available here at the On Military Matters shoppe in September.

Terrain…

EUROPEAN BUILDINGS: 28mm Paper Models for 18th & 19th Century Wargames

European Buildings: 28mm Paper Models for 18th & 19th Century Wargames Add-on supplement not just for Helion's famous Paper Boys book series, but suitable for other wargames periods and systems too. In this book, you will find all the building you need for 18th and 19th century rural or city landscaped terrain. Includes 22 pages of artwork intended to be cut straight out of the book pages. Subjects include village buildings, a church, farmhouse, windmill, etc. The models are scaled to 28mm, but through deft use of a photocopier can be re-scaled for other popular sizes of figures. $40.00 USD

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Rules…

THE WAR OF SPANISH SUCCESSION: Paper Soldiers for Marlborough's Campaigns in Flanders

The War of Spanish Succession: Paper Soldiers for Marlborough's Campaigns in Flanders Next in the paper soldier series, invites the reader to re-fight the wars that surged across Europe as Louis XIV fought to establish French dominance over its neighbors. Refight the color and spectacle of the Wars of Spanish Succession with French, British and allies. $40.00 USD

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The Red Book of the Elf King: Rules Skirmish fantasy rules using d6s and variation of Warhammer specs and sequences, using counter draw from bag for 'circle' (warband) activations. Magic spells, scenarios, a little background to the land of Eas, and individual fortes and foibles included. $34.00 USD

Books…

FORTS: An Illustrated History of Building for Defence

Forts: An Illustrated History of Building for Defence This book explains the history of human fortifications, and is beautifully illustrated using photographs, plans, drawings and maps to explain why they were built, their various functions, and their immense historical legacy in laying the foundations of empire. $50.00 USD

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The Army of the Roman Republic: From the Regal Period to the Army of Julius Caesar Traces the development of the Republic's army from its foundation (having first set the context of their regal antecedents), down to the time of its most famous leader, Julius Caesar. The transition from clan-based forces, through the Servian levy, and the development of the manipular and cohortal legion is examined, along with the associated weapons, tactics and operational capabilities. We see how the legions shaped up against the challenges of successive enemies from the Celts and Samnites, the Carthaginians and the hitherto-dominant Hellenistic armies based on the Macedonian-style pike phalanx. $35.00 USD

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Badon and the Early Wars for Wessex: Circa 500 to 710 Reappraises the evidence regarding the early battles for Wessex territory. It charts the sequence of battles from the c. AD 500 siege of Badon Hill, in which the Britons defeated the first Saxon attempt to gain a foothold in Wessex territory, to Langport in 710, which consolidated King Ine's position and pushed the Britons westwards. $35.00 USD

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The Battle of the White Mountain 1620 and the Bohemian Revolt: 1618-1622 Examines the battle, campaigns and events leading up to the battle, such as the Bohemian Army's march on Vienna, the sieges of Pilsen and Bautzen, and the battle of Zablat. These events are often described using the words of the protagonists themselves. Includes eight pages of color plates and 26 black-and-white illustrations. $40.00 USD

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Men Who Are Determined to Be Free: The American Assault on Stony Point, 15 July 1779 At midnight on 15 July 1779, Wayne led 1,300 picked men against the British defenders of Stony Point. The British force included the 380 men of the 17th Foot and elements of the Loyal American provincial regiment and 71st Highlanders, as well as Royal Artillery with 15 cannon deployed to defend the hilltop position. Attacking in two columns with unloaded muskets, the Americans used their bayonets to overwhelm the British defenders. In little over one hour, the American light infantry captured Stony Point. 63 British defenders were killed, 61 wounded, and 543 captured. American losses were 13 dead and 63 wounded. Wayne, although slightly wounded early in the assault, demanded to be carried into the British positions, and early on the morning of 16 July 1779 prepared a brief report for Washington detailing the American success. $30.00 USD

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Next to Wellington: Genera; Sir George Murray - The Story of a Scottish Soldier and Statesman, Wellington's Quartermaster General Biography includes 24 color illustrations, 41 black-and-white illustrations, and nine maps. Young George Murray, born into a long established Perthshire family with both Jacobite and Hanoverian loyalties, would soon see action in the campaigns against Revolutionary France and Napoleon Bonaparte after obtaining his commission into 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards (the Scots Guards) in 1790. Murray served with distinction in the Low Countries, which were seen as essential to safeguarding Britain's trade links, and in Ireland, where the constant threat of insurrection and invasion required a huge garrison. He accompanied General Abercromby to remove the French from Egypt, where Murray was in the first wave of the landing force at Aboukir, one of the great British military successes. $50.00 USD

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The Battleship Bismarck Drawing on new research and technology, this edition is the most comprehensive examination of Bismarck ever published. It includes a complete set of detailed line drawings with fully descriptive keys and full-color 3D artwork, supported by technical details, photographs and text on the building of the ship and a record of the ship's service history. $60.00 USD

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Masters of Mayhem: Lawrence of Arabia and the British Military Mission to the Hejaz T. E. Lawrence was one of the earliest practitioners of modern unconventional warfare. His tactics and strategies were used by men like Mao and Giap in their wars of liberation. Both kept Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom close at hand. This book looks at the creation of the HEDGEHOG force, the formation of armored car sections and other units, and focuses on the Hejaz operations staff, the Allied officers and men who took Lawrence's idea and prosecuted it against the Ottoman Turkish army, assisting Field Marshal Allenby to achieve victory in 1918. $33.00 USD

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How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII With a focus on the conflict in the Pacific between the U.S. Navy and the Imperial Japanese fleet, this title examines how aircraft carriers fought during World War II by first considering all the tools and building blocks of carrier operations, and then discussing the various battles that involved aircraft carriers to explore how carrier operations evolved during war. Includes 21 black-and-white photos, seven black-and-white illustrations, and five maps. $35.00 USD

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Aircraft Carrier Impero: The Axis Powers' V-1 Carrying Capital Ship The new documentation reveals the draft terms of conversion of the last of the four Littorio-class modern battleships, which were in a state of advanced preparation (hull components and engines completed). In the period 1941-43, a series of plans was drawn for Impero's conversion to an aircraft carrier providing, inter alia, for the embarkation of Fi-103 (the German V1), to provide substance to Italo-German cooperation in strategic military sectors. The Kriegsmarine's underwater tests on the protection of RN Impero's incomplete hull in 1944 put an end to the dream of using her as strategic weapons carrier. $45.00 USD

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Otto Skorzeny: The Devil's Disciple In-depth research to uncover the truth about Skorzeny's career and complex personality. From his background as a student radical in Vienna, to his bloody service with the Waffen-SS on the Eastern Front, his surprise rebirth as a commando, and his intriguing post-war career and mysterious fortune, this book tells Otto Skorzeny's story in full. $30.00 USD

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Day of the Rangers: The Battle of Mogadishu – 25 Years On On October 3, 1993, Task Force Ranger was dispatched to seize two high-profile lieutenants of a Somali warlord. Special Forces troops were transported by ground vehicles and helicopters, and the mission was meant to be over within the hour. They quickly found themselves under heavy fire, and two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down. With a hastily organized relief column many hours away, the American troops faced a desperate battle for survival. Focusing on the stories of the soldiers on the ground and in the air, reveals the experiences and recollections of the Special Forces units, including the Rangers, Delta operators, and Nightstalker crews who fought in the battle of Mogadishu. $30.00 USD

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Ospreys

223 THE ETRUSCANS: 9th-2nd Centuries BC

223 - The Etruscans: 9th-2nd Centuries BC Elite series. $19.00 USD

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006 - Operation Linebacker II 1972: The B-52s are Sent to Hanoi Air Campaign $20.00 USD
036 - French Foreign Legionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent: North Vietnam 1948-52 Combat Men series $20.00 USD
064 - The Luger Weapon series $20.00 USD

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262 - British Ironclads 1860-75: HMS Warrior and the Royal Navy's 'Black Battlefleet' New Vanguard series. $18.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

WARGAMES SOLDIERS & STRATEGY #98

Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy #98 Special Feature: The Wars of the Roses: The Wars of the Roses: A Wargaming Intro – A Game of Thrones; A Campaign for the Wars of the Roses – Habilments of War; Alternative scenarios for the Wars of the Roses – Scuffles and Skirmishes; Filled with Arrows Like Hedgehogs – The Battle of Stoke Field, 1487; Building a Wars of the Roses Army – My Kingdom for a Horse; and The Last Charge of King Richard III of England – One Last Roll of the Dice. Features: Rommel's Fighting Retreat After El Alamein – The Fox's Flight; Marauders vs the Mad Macedonian Monarch – Attack of the Galatians; The Siege of Fort Standwix, 2-22 August 1777 – Hubbell's Telescope; An American Civil War Locomotive – Casey Jones is Back; and Painting a Panzer IV by Hand – No Airbrush, No Problem. Other Articles: Up Front – Historicon Return; Tabletop Tactics – Horse and Musket Era Artillery; The Irregular – How to Get Your Hobby Mojo Back; The New 2000 AD Game from Warlord – Let's Play Strontium Dog; Game Reviews – Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Western, Last Days: Zombie Apocalypse, and Outlands – 2nd edition; Book Reviews; and Parting Shots. $10.00 USD

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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