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onmilitarymatters Sponsoring Member of TMP of On Military Matters writes:

Autumn brings a cornucopia of new wargaming products. The new items are scheduled to be available here at the On Military Matters shoppe in mid October.



Flint and Feather: Rulebook This is the full-color hardcover version of the Flint and Feather rules. The book is 160 pages in length and is full 8.5x11-inch version. This version has all the basic rules, scenarios, rules for animals and beasts, campaign rules, magic, quick-play starter rules, and all the cards which can be photocopied for play. Each rulebook ships with an exclusive unpainted metal 28mm miniature. $45.00 USD

FLINT AND FEATHER: Starter Box – Rulebook, Figures and Dice

Flint and Feather: Starter Box – Rulebook, Figures and Dice Everything you need to start playing Flint & Feather: 20 metal figures; 160-page full-color hardcover rulebook; Damage Markers used to track wounds on individual figures; scenario and introduction pack; Medicine Card Deck; Campaign Card Deck; Six Attack and Six Defense Cards; 12 six-sided dice; free Great Warrior figure. $139.00 USD

AVP Unleashed: Tabletop Rules Wargame Adaptive Ruleset (WAR), tactical game that pits the forces of two or more players against each other. From small skirmish fights of a squad or two to large-scale battles. Version 1.1 book includes: 132 pages of full-color rules and background material on each unit; tournament-ready missions and countless ways to play them; Escalation rules for campaigns; three full factions' army lists: U.S.C.M., Elite Predators, and the Aliens. $38.00 USD

Flint & Feather Miniatures…

FLINT AND FEATHER: Huron/Wendat War Party Boxed Set

Flint and Feather: Huron/Wendat War Party Boxed Set 14 28mm Warriors of the Wendat Confederacy. Figures are cast in pewter and are sold unpainted. $49.00 USD

Flint and Feather: Iroquois/Haudenosaunee War Party Boxed Set 28mm warriors from the 5 Nations Confederacy. Figures are cast in pewter and are sold unpainted. $49.00 USD

Flint and Feather: Iroquoian Spirit Creatures Boxed Set The Flying Head, Naked Bear, Stone Giant, and Great Horned Serpent in 28mm. $49.00 USD

Canoes and Paddlers 3 Canoes and 6 different paddlers in 28mm. The Wendat birch canoes were highly prized by all Great Lakes peoples. $49.00 USD

Flint and Feather: Damage Markers The markers clip on to the back of the round bases supplied for the figures, and your warriors can now move with the markers and wounds are easily tracked in the game. Both players can easily see the status of warriors in the game. $18.00 USD

Flint and Feather: Game Cards Contains the complete Campaign Cards Deck, the Medicine Cards Deck, and the twelve Combat Cards used in the Flint and Feather game. The decks count 70 cards total and are printed in full color on cardstock. $20.00 USD



Wars and Battles of Ancient Greece The book has context as its focus: each of the battles covered is, where sources permit, placed in its historical, political and social context: why was the battle fought, how was it fought, what was the outcome, and what happened next? No war or battle has ever been fought in isolation – there is always a prelude, a casus belli, and a series of consequences. These are revealed wherever possible for each of the wars and battles in this book. In order to reinforce our focus on context, the book includes chapters covering warfare in civilizations and cultures before Greece, the Greek war machine, and Greek women and conflict. $30.00 USD

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Clan Fabius, Defenders of Rome: A History of the Republic's Most Illustrious Family A historical detective work, this book explores the facts and fables of the Republic's most distinguished family. Chapters investigate not only the lives and careers of the Fabii Maximi, but the critical military and political contexts of their days. As a result, readers get not only the story of the Roman Republic's rise and domination of an empire, but a closer look at a family of Romans who made it possible. $35.00 USD

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Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks Examines how this relatively small group of Germans came to be overlords of the former Roman province of Gaul, giving their name to France in the process. From their earliest incursions into the Empire, down to their last battle against Romans at the Battle of Casilinum (554), this studies the Frankish way of warfare and assesses its effectiveness. The size and composition of their armies, their weapons (including the characteristic Francisca axe), equipment, and tactics are discussed. Includes 42 color and black-and-white illustrations. $35.00 USD

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Marengo: The Victory That Placed the Crown of France on Napoleon's Head Meticulously researched using memoirs, reports and regimental histories from both armies, this casts new light on this crucial battle and reveals why Napoleon came so close to defeat and why the Austrians ultimately threw their victory away. Focuses on the leading personalities in the French and Austrian camps, describes the key events leading up to the battle, and covers the complex armistice negotiations which followed. Exposes the full story of Carlo Gioelli, the enigmatic Italian double agent who misled both armies in the prelude to battle. Includes 22 illustrations. $43.00 USD

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Tanks in Hell: A Marine Corps Tank Company on Tarawa On 20 November 1943, the Second Marine Division launched the first amphibious assault of the Pacific War, directly into the teeth of powerful Japanese defenses on Tarawa. In that blood-soaked invasion, a single company of Sherman tanks, of which only two survived, played a pivotal role in turning the tide from looming disaster to legendary victory. This study uses official documents, memoirs, interviews with veterans, and personal and aerial photographs to follow Charlie Company from its formation, and trace the movement, action – and loss – of individual tanks in this horrific four-day struggle. $35.00 USD

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Monte Casino: Opening the Road to Rome One of the bloodiest WWII European battles was from January to June 1944 for the Gustav Line, anchored on Monte Cassino, famous for its Benedictine Abbey. Better known as the Battle of Cassino, the campaign only ended when Rome was liberated. Includes 32 black-and-white illustrations. $40.00 USD

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Romanian Armored Forces in World War II Remembers the performance of the often forgotten Romanian armored forces during World War II using a variety of sources. Includes 123 archival photos and 12 color profiles. $25.00 USD

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Normandy 1944 Day-by-day synthesis, from 6 June to 30  August, with a clear narrative, of the WWII campaign. Illustrated with the best photographs (470), plus 22 armor and aircraft profiles and above all, 79 maps. $28.00 USD

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Operation Dynamo: The Evacuation of 340,000 British and French Soldiers to England Operation Dynamo, between 27 May and 4 June, evacuated almost 340,000 French and British troops from the Dunkirk pocket by a miscellaneous fleet of 850 boats, including hundreds of fishing vessels, pleasure boats, lifeboats, or Merchant Navy vessels. Thanks to the sailors' courage but also the RAF pilots' skill, this operation without precedent was a success, which enabled the British to continue to fight the Germans, even though they had to leave behind most of their equipment and weapons. Includes numerous period photos, maps, aircraft profiles, and uniform plates. $18.00 USD

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Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Lexington 1935 The U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) was the second aircraft carrier of the Lexington class built by the United States (first was the U.S.S. Langley), but the first used operationally. Includes 166 profiles, double-sided A2 sheet with modeling plans. The history of the U.S.S. Lexington was troubled: in fact it was designed in 1916 to be an atypical battle cruiser, as little armored, but with heavy cannons. Because of the Washington Treaty of 1922 about the reduction of naval armaments, she was reclassified and converted into an aircraft carrier, capable of carrying a flight of 85 aircraft. $37.00 USD

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Vam Sense: Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division Arthur Wiknik, Jr., served in Vietnam with Company A 2/506th of the 101st Airborne Division as an infantry squad leader from April 1969 to March 1970. Offers a blend of candor, sarcasm and humor – and it spares nothing and no one in its attempt to accurately convey what really transpired for the combat soldier during this unpopular war. It is not about heroism or glory, mental breakdowns, haunting flashbacks, or wallowing in self-pity. The GIs Wiknik lived and fought with during his year-long tour did not rape, murder or burn villages, were not strung out on drugs, and did not enjoy killing. They were there to do their duty as they were trained, support their comrades, and get home alive. $15.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…


Miniature Wargames: Issue #427 Articles include: Forward Observer: Reports on Deep Cut Studio; Stoessi's Heroes; North Star; Ainsty and Great Escape; Send Three and Fourpence: Through the snowy wastes with Napoelon and his retreat from Moscow; Fight for the Standard: An Edgehill ECW card-based figure game; Command Decision: Bellum Britannia: The Scottish Borders, 368AD; Full Colour: Colours 2018 show and asks the readership a question; Fantasy Facts: New F&SF gaming releases from Sally 4th, Brigade, Modiphius, GZG and others; Terminator Genesys: Adding some What A Tanker! rule ideas to the River Horse game; Future Wars: Building some 6mm SF scenery; Warzone: 'Creative arc' of this SF system: it's life, death and rebirth. $9.00 USD

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