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We expect most items due shortly except for WSS magazine (early January).

Black Seas: Age of Sail Wargaming…

Black Seas: Master & Commander Starter Set

Black Seas: Master & Commander Starter Set Softback copy of the Black Seas core rules and nine detailed plastic miniatures – three frigates and six brigs. You'll also get sails, rigging, and flag sheets for all your ships, and all the ship cards, wake markers, and tokens that you'll need to play. We've also included an A0 battle mat, dice, and rulers. It also comes with an exclusive 28mm miniature – the Sea Wolf. $70.00 USD

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Black Seas Rules Only

Black Seas Rules Only Rulebook comes with an exclusive 28mm miniature – the Sea Wolf. $32.00 USD

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Black Seas: U.S. Navy Fleet (1770 – 1830) 1:700 Scale Ship

Black Seas: U.S. Navy Fleet (1770 – 1830) 1:700 Scale Ship Boxed set containing resin and metal pieces. The box contains: six plastic brigs, three plastic frigates, two over-gunned resin frigates (U.S.S. President and the U.S.S. United States), plus metal figureheads and backplates for three ships, Flags, sails, ratline sheets, bobbin for rigging, game cards, and wake markers. $96.00 USD

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Black Seas: Spanish Navy Fleet (1770-1830) 1:700 Scale Ship Boxed set containing resin and metal pieces. The box contains: six plastic brigs, three plastic frigates, three plastic third rates, one resin and metal first rate ship, plus metal figureheads and backplates for six famous Spanish Navy Ships and Spanish Navy Flags, Sails, Ratline sheets, Bobbin for Rigging, Game cards and Wake markers. $120.00 USD

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Black Seas: Santisima Trinidad – 1:700 Scale Ship Box containing resin and metal kit plus game components. In 1802, this Spanish first rate had 140 guns, making her the heaviest armed ship in the world. $38.00 USD

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Black Seas: HMS Royal Sovereign – 1:700 Scale Ship Box containing resin and metal kit plus game components. HMS Royal Sovereign was a 1st Rate Ship-of-the-Line of the Royal Navy, bearing 100 guns and was launched in 1786. $38.00 USD

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Black Seas: Gunboat Squadron (1770-1830) 1:700 Scale Ship Box contains: three resin bases each containing three ships. $25.00 USD

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Black Seas: Scenery Pack Boxed set containing resin and metal pieces: A Martello tower, Gun batteries, Lighthouse, and two sinking ships. $48.00 USD

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Wargames…

Paolo Mori's Blitzkrieg! Core Set

Paolo Mori's Blitzkrieg! Core Set Two players, acting respectively as the Allied and Axis coalitions during WWII, battle for control of the main theaters of the conflict with simple rules and a short playing time. Players draw unit tokens from a bag to determine their starting forces and to replenish their losses. Rather than fighting battles with dice or cards, players allocate their military resources to each theater's campaigns, winning war victory points, gaining further resources and special weapons and exploiting strategic advantages as they play. The Box Contains: 1 x rulebook, 1 x game board, 22 x Axis unit tokens, 22 x Allied unit tokens, 16 x special weapons tokens, 2 x player screens, 5 x battle markers, 2 x war victory markers, and 2 x cloth bags. $42.00 USD

Paolo Mori's Blitzkrieg! Nippon Expansion Pack The Nippon Expansion adds a new challenge to Blitzkrieg! You need the Core Set to play this expansion. What if the Axis coalition had won WWII and Germany invaded and occupied the U.S.A.? And… what if Japan had turned on its former ally and invaded German-held U.S.A. in 1946? With the help of Godzilla? The Nippon Expansion explores the hypothetical scenario that the Axis won WWII, but Japan turned on its once ally and invaded German-held U.S.A. – with the help of Godzilla. One player controls the German forces and the other the Japanese. Contents: 22 Japanese unit tokens, two special weapons tokens, one rulebook, and one game board. $20.00 USD

Novels…

Vindolanda: Book One of Vindolanda Series

Vindolanda: Book One of Vindolanda Series Fiction written by noted historian of the ancient era. Softcover. AD 98: The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over 20 years' time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall. But for now, defenses are weak as tribes rebel against Rome, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders. It falls to Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, to keep the peace. But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain. $14.95 USD

The Encircling Sea: Book Two of Vindolanda Series Continues Flavius Ferox's adventures in Roman Britain. $14.95 USD

Brigantia: Book Three of Vindolanda Series Continues Flavius Ferox's adventures in Roman Britain. $14.95 USD

Books…

The Campaign of Sir William Waller: 1642-1645

The Campaign of Sir William Waller: 1642-1645 Using contemporary accounts to describe events, this book looks at Waller's campaigns from the siege of Portsmouth in June 1642 to April 1645 when his army was disbanded. It includes his victories in the West in 1643, the raising of a new army in August 1643, the sieges of Basing House and Arundel Castle along with the defense of Farnham and the storming of Alton. Also included is Waller's many battles including Lansdown, Roundway Down, Cheriton, Cropredy Bridge, and the Second Battle of Newbury. Also covers the logistics of putting Waller's Army into the field, including clothing, arms, and taxation as well as the tension between Waller and the Earl of Essex. $38.00 USD

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Battles of the Jacobite Rebellions: Killiecrankie to Culloden Comprehensive military account of the campaigns in their entirety for over 50 years. The Jacobites posed a serious threat to the governments of William and Mary, Queen Anne and George I and II. But they were unable to follow up their victories at Killiecrankie, Prestonpans, and Falkirk, and the overwhelming defeat suffered by Bonnie Prince Charlie's army when it confronted the Duke of Cumberland's forces at Culloden in 1746 was decisive. $43.00 USD

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The Westphalian Army in the Napoleonic Wars: 1807-1813

The Westphalian Army in the Napoleonic Wars: 1807-1813 Describes the army's structure and its employment, including its operations in Spain, Germany, and Russia. Yet the focus of the book is on providing a comprehensive depiction of the colorful uniforms of the individual units, as well as their military actions. Along with that, it addresses in detail the branches that are usually overlooked, like administration, medical service, national guard, gendarmerie, etc. Includes order of battle, generals' biographies and other information drawn from myriad sources. Includes 270 color illustrations of museum pieces (uniforms, equipment, etc.), 7 maps, and over 125 color plates by Peter Bunde. $138.00 USD

Sagunto 1811 y la Rendicion de Valencia Analysis of the year 1811 in the Peninsula – a year of contrasts, for what began well for the Allies ended badly. After the victories of Fuentes de Onoro in March and La Albuera in May, defeats in Tarragona, in July, and Sagunto, in October, finished this with the capitulation of Valencia already entered the year of 1812. The fall of the latter city involved for the Spaniards a dramatic experience, comparable to that of Bailen for the French, and only the voracious demand for troops by the emperor for his campaign of Russia, prevented Suchet from completing the campaign that could end the full control of the southeastern Peninsula. [Spanish text] $28.00 USD

Napoleon's Admirals

Napoleon's Admirals: Flag Officers of the Arc de Triomphe, 1789-1815 On the four sides of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, serried tablets display the names of 660 honored commanders of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Most are those of generals and marshals of the French Army – but 26 of them are those of admirals – commanders of the fleets of Republican and Napoleonic France. This appraisal of the Anglo-French naval war of 1793-1814 presents not only their individual stories, but explodes myths. For example, the aristocratic officers of the French Navy did not emigrate en masse when the Revolution came, leaving the Navy leaderless and doomed to repeated defeats at sea. These former King's officers stayed, and loyally tried to serve their country as the Revolution pursued its wasteful and unpredictable course. Three of them paid for their loyalty under the guillotine. $45.00 USD

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Wellington's Command: A Reappraisal of His Generalship in the Peninsula and at Waterloo This reassessment clarifies some simple but fundamental truths regarding his leadership and his performance as a commander over the war years of 1808 to 1815, the competence of his subordinates, and the qualities of the troops he led. Identifies his weaknesses as well as his strengths. $43.00 USD

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress: Manual 1942-60 The Boeing B-29 Superfortress has carved its name in history as the bomber aircraft that dropped the world's first ever H-bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. Flown mainly by the U.S.A.A.F. towards the end of WWII and later during the Korean War, the four-engine B-29 was at the cutting edge of aeronautical design for its time, with pressurized crew accommodation, electronic fire-control system and remotely operated gun turrets. Includes 150 color and 150 black-and-white photos. $37.00 USD

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STUG III: Sturmgeschutz III Ausfuhrung A to G (SdKfz 142) The German Sturmgeschutz series of assault guns was a successful and cost-effective range of armored fighting vehicles; of which some 10,000 were built during WWII. Based on the chassis of the Panzer III tank; the turret was replaced by an armored fixed superstructure fitted with a more powerful 7.5cm StuK 40 L/48 gun. $37.00 USD

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A Vital Endeavor: Military Engineering in the Gallipoli Campaign Examines the work of the Royal Engineers during the Gallipoli Campaign, demonstrating the amount of engineering work required for a WWI seaborne invasion. The Royal Engineers were working on the first day of the landings and were amongst the last to leave on the evacuation and looks at the difficult tasks of providing infrastructure to the peninsula handling all kinds of engineering works, from piers to land the stores, to roads and railways to distribute the equipment to the various parts of the line. Includes its structure of the MEF and how their work was controlled at Brigade, Division, and Corps level. Includes 21 black-and-white photos, 21 black-and-white maps, 20 black-and-white sketches, and 4 tables. $60.00 USD

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German Vehicles in the Spanish Civil War

German Vehicles in the Spanish Civil War: A Comprehensive Study of the Deployment of German Military Vehicles on the Eve of WWII A comprehensive and up-to-date study of the combat and logistics vehicles which formed part of the German contingent that fought in the Spanish Civil War alongside the rebels. Contains over 500 top quality images, most of them previously unpublished, with each model that served in Spain.

Examines a wide range of vehicles: from the humblest motorcycle to the Horch staff car; from Opel Blitz, Man Diesel, Mercedes, and Krupp trucks to the enormous Vomag 3LR 443 truck; not forgetting all the different types of military ambulances seen in Spain during the war years. The Panzer I, which so surprised the world in the Polish campaign and initially equipped the German Panzerdivisionen, was first seen in the Spanish Civil War, together with a wide range of war materiel such as antitank guns, flamethrowers, and so on. $40.00 USD

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Wingate's Men: The Chindit Operations – Special Forces in Burma – Images of War Series An examination of Britain's WWII Long Range Penetration Groups, more commonly known as the Chindits, commanded by Colonel Orde Wingate, that performed long-range operations deep within Japanese-held territory with the aim of sowing alarm and confusion amongst the enemy and disrupting Japanese plans for the invasion of India. For this, Wingate was given the Indian 77th Infantry Brigade. In February 1943, this force crossed into Burma on its first Chindit operation, codenamed Loincloth. Includes 150 black-and-white illustrations. $25.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy #106

Wargames Soldiers & Strategy #106 Special Feature: War in the Sengoku Period (1467-1615): A look at the heroes behind the history – Samurai legends; Return of the Wrath of Heaven – Legend of the Shinobi; The fourth Battle of Kawanakajima – The Honjo Masamune; The ambush prelude to Sekigahara – Rescue at Kuisegawa; Samurai legends on the tabletop – The age of the country at war; I Naomasa and his Red Devils' charge – Blood red. Features: Operation Supercharge II, 26 March 1943 – Taking the Tebaga Gap; Refighting Alfonso VI's Greatest Defeat – Sagrajas in pieces; Refighting the famous battle with Black Seas – The Battle of the Nile; SAM hunting in Finnmark County – The grumble hunt; Trying out Games Workshop's new paint range – Citadel in contrast; Building a 28mm Zulu mud hut – Iqukwane. Departments: Miniature reviews; Up front – An ode to terrain; Tabletop tactics – Dealing with prepared positions; The irregular – My husband's strange internet friends; Skirmish gaming for World War II in 1:48 scale – Let's play 1-48 Tactic; Fast-play ancient skirmish from Fighting Hedgehog – Let's play Clash of Spears; Game reviews – Judge Dredd Miniatures Game, The Vanir, and Table Top Battles; book reviews. $10.00 USD

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