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BOOKS…

 REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: American Civil War Rules

REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: American Civil War Rules

Regimental softcover wire-bound edition provides players a more in-depth look at American Civil War combat. The smaller scale allows you to take command of individual regiments and batteries and re-fight in greater detail many of the war's smaller engagements, as well as critical actions of the conflict's famous battles. Uses the same play sequence but with new versions of the maneuver table and combat system. Contains full-color photos and diagrams, six battle scenarios, and two quick reference sheets. $44.00 USD

 REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: Civil War Battle Scenarios Vol. 1 1861-1862

REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: Civil War Battle Scenarios Vol. 1 1861-1862

The full-color, 80-page softcover wire-bound book offers 16 early-war battle scenarios to go with your Regimental Fire and Fury rulebook. The scenarios have been thoroughly researched, playtested, and designed to offer a wide range of gaming experiences. Each scenario comes with a detailed battlefield map, a complete order of battle with unit labels, and the special rules and content you need to set up and play each game. The book also has a section of optional rules and a new oblique template. List of scenarios: Battle of Big Bethel, June 10, 1861; Henry House Hill, First Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; Battle of Belmont, November 7, 1861; Battle of Pea Ridge, Intro, March 7-8, 1862 (Leetown and Elkhorn Tavern); First Battle of Kernstown, March 23, 1862; Battle of Port Republic, June 9, 1862; Brawner's Farm, Second Battle of Bull Run, August 28, 1862; The Cornfield, Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862; Battle of Iuka, September 19, 1862; Battle of Perryville, Intro, October 8, 1862 (Polk's Right Wing Attack, Hardee's Left Wing Attack, Battle of Perryville Full-Scenario); Battle of Prairie Grove, Intro, December 7, 1862 (Herron Assaults The Ridge, Blunt To The Rescue, Battle of Prairie Grove Full-Scenario). $38.00 USD

 REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: Civil War Battle Scenarios Vol. 2 1862-1863

REGIMENTAL FIRE AND FURY: Civil War Battle Scenarios Vol. 2 1862-1863

The full-color, 80-page softcover wire-bound book offers 13 early- and mid-war battle scenarios to go with your Regimental Fire and Fury rulebook. The scenarios have been thoroughly researched, playtested and designed to offer a wide range of gaming experiences. Each scenario comes with a detailed battlefield map, a complete order of battle with unit labels, and the special rules and content you need to set up and play each game. The book also has a section of optional rules. List of scenarios: Fort Donelson Breakout, February 15, 1862; Battle of Valverde, February 21, 1862; Battle of McDowell, May 8, 1862; Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862; Fox's Gap: Morning, Battle of South Mountain, September 14, 1862; Fox's Gap: Afternoon; Battle of Salem Church, May 3, 1863; McPherson's Ridge: Morning, Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863; McPherson's Ridge: Afternoon; Sickles' Salient, Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863; Caldwell Clears the Wheatfield, Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863; Viniard Field, Battle of Chickamauga, September 19, 1863; Tunnel Hill, Battle of Chattanooga, November 25, 1863. $38.00 USD

 GHOST HUNTER: Cooperative Rules

GHOST HUNTER: Cooperative Rules

A cooperative miniature game. From one to eight players can participate in the hunting down and the expulsion of various types of spirits. Games run from 45 to 180 minutes depending on the size of the haunt area. Choose from two eras of play, modern and pre-technology, and a wide variety of skill sets. Use pre-made characters or build your own. Contains 24 pre-made character cards, a page of copyable character tokens, a 'spirit activity level' page, quickplay and table pages, as well as sample play spaces that you can copy and use. $29.00 USD

BOOKS…

 THE CORINTHIAN WAR 395-387 BC: Twilight of Sparta's Empire

THE CORINTHIAN WAR 395-387 BC: Twilight of Sparta's Empire

Detailed account of the Corinthian War, when Athens, Corinth, Thebes, Argos and Persia united against Sparta in a war that, despite a Spartan victory, had devastating ramifications for their empire. Discusses how the war was an entanglement of clashing empires, complex diplomatic alliances and betrayals, and political fissures erupting after centuries of tension. The war reshaped the Greek world, illustrating the limits of Sparta's newfound imperial experiment as it grappled with internal cultural conflicts and charted the rise and fall of its newfound hegemony and the future of Greece. Contains 25 mono illustrations. $37.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $31.45 USD
 CRUSADER CASTLE: The Desert Fortress of Kerak

CRUSADER CASTLE: The Desert Fortress of Kerak

Analyzes the Castle of Kerak, in modern Jordan, and the centuries of conflict associated with it. He takes the reader through the early military history of the castle, from the time it was constructed in the 1140s by Pagan the Butler, up through its later history under Muslim rule when the castle served as a treasury for the Ayyubid and Mamluk sultans of Egypt. Also examines the surviving elements of the adjoining medieval town. Contains 30 color illustrations and 20 black-and-white illustrations. $43.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $36.55 USD
 A GUARDSMAN IN THE CRIMEA: The Life and Letters of William Scarlett

A GUARDSMAN IN THE CRIMEA: The Life and Letters of William Scarlett

Details the military career of William Scarlett, a captain in the Scots Fusilier Guard of the British Army in the Crimea, who fought throughout the entire campaign. Discusses the survival of 139 previously unpublished letters that recorded Scarlett's deeds and thoughts. Written to 19 different correspondents, and deliberately intended by him to form a personal account of his role in the war, his letters provide a forceful commentary on the successes and failures of the British army in the East. Contains 20 color illustrations and 20 mono illustrations. $50.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $42.50 USD
 THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN: A New Appraisal

THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN: A New Appraisal

This two-book series raises the idea that Sherman and Sheridan conspired against Custer due to his popularity, and put him in a position in the field where the opposing Sioux and Cheyenne were stronger. This first of two volumes deals with circumstances that arose leading the Native Americans on a collision course with the U.S. Army. Contains 20 mono illustrations. $43.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $36.55 USD
 THE AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN

THE AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE OF LITTLE BIGHORN

This two-book series raises the idea that Sherman and Sheridan conspired against Custer due to his popularity, and put him in a position in the field where the opposing Sioux and Cheyenne were stronger. This second of two volumes seeks to shine light on the cover-up of the murder conspiracy of Generals Sheridan and Sherman to kill G. A. Custer, as well as go over the aftermath of the battle itself and the resulting Reno Court of Inquiry. Contains 20 mono illustrations. $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $29.75 USD
 WITNESSES AT ISANDLWANA

WITNESSES AT ISANDLWANA

Puts together first-hand accounts of the British defeat against the Zulu that have been scattered in archives, museums and private collections around the world. British soldiers, those from the colonial forces, civilians, and those Zulu warriors who attacked the camp all left detailed descriptions of the battle. Provides a better understanding of the battle and what those involved witnessed on that monumental day in both British and Zulu history. Contains 40 black-and-white photographs and 20 maps. $45.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $38.35 USD
 AN ILLUSTRATED TOUR OF THE ANGLO-ZULU BATTLEFIELDS

An Illustrated Tour of Anglo-Zulu Battlefields

This book gives the reader a general overview of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 with descriptive text, location photographs, and map overviews of the twelve main battles, including Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. The author's unique maps are based on his own lecture notes and 'battlefield map hand-outs' as a Zulu War battlefield guide for over 25 years. At the suggestion of the Anglo-Zulu War Historical Society, these maps are now reproduced in book form. Contains 50 color illustrations and 30 mono illustrations. $37.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $31.45 USD
 THE GERMAN WAY OF WAR ON THE EASTERN FRONT, 1941-1943: A Lesson in Tactical Management

The German Way of War on the Eastern Front, 1941-1943: A Lesson in Tactical Management

Explores the Battle of Stalingrad through eyewitness accounts from generals, soldiers and civilians. Attention is not only paid to the course of the battle, but also to the tactics and organizational dimensions of the armies involved, the challenges of the vastness of the country, the dilemmas for people in the conquered areas, and the way the Germans tried to conquer their hearts while at the same time fighting a guerrilla war. The role of the Reichsbahn in the field of logistics is also examined, as is the importance of the innovation and production capacity of both armies. Contains 60 mono illustrations. $43.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $36.55 USD
 Scharnhorst and Gneisenau

Scharnhorst and Gneisenau

Discusses the British effort to stop the battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, the first capital ships of the Kriegsmarine, from making their way back to Germany. Details the role that the two German ships played in WWII and how they were Germany's most successful battleships. Provides an authoritative and informative look at their development, construction, operations and eventual demise. This is a detailed account of naval warfare against the Royal Navy off the coast of Norway and the war against Allied commerce from the German perspective. Contains 181 mono and 64 color photographs. $60.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $51.00 USD
 ALLIED CONVOYS TO NORTHERN RUSSIA,1941-1945: Politics, Strategy and Tactics

Allied Convoys to Northern Russia,1941-1945: Politics, Strategy and Tactics

Discusses the wider political, diplomatic and military factors regarding the Allied convoys to North Russia during World War II. Also notes how Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin each had their own agendas and expectations, influenced by advisers and competing national priorities, and these gave rise to differences, putting pressure in turn on the convoy program, while the varying effectiveness of German counter-action was a significant and unpredictable factor. Contains 40 mono illustrations. $50.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $42.50 USD
 FRONTKAMPFER: Wehrmacht Photo Albums from the Front

FRONTKAMPFER: Wehrmacht Photo Albums from the Front

A collection of World War II German photographs, the majority of which have never been published before. Sourced directly from personal photo albums of German veterans, Allied soldiers, and archival resources. Explores the campaigns in Europe, North Africa, and the Soviet Union, as well as the air war and the war at sea. Featured in this volume are all branches of the German Wehrmacht: Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen SS, foreign volunteer legions, Volkssturm, and auxiliary support units. Studies the uniforms, small arms, equipment, and machinery of the German military, including rare and experimental subject matter, plus significant battles and wartime personalities. Also includes photographs from the early post-war years, highlighting the return of German POWs, the reconstruction of Germany, and the birth of the West German Bundeswehr and East German Nationale Volksarmee. Contains 407 black-and-white photographs. $45.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $38.25 USD
 THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY AT WAR: The Story of the Second Household Cavalry Regiment

The Household Cavalry at War: The Story of the Second Household Cavalry Regiment

The Second Household Cavalry Regiment's war was a short one, from Normandy in July 1944 to Germany in May 1945. In the vanguard of the Guards Armored Division, 2 HCR, an armored reconnaissance regiment, was continuously on the advance and rarely out of contact with the enemy. Draws on the recollections of those who were in the thick of the action – the young troop leaders, their corporals-of-horse, and troopers. Contains 16 color pages and 24 pages mono pages illustrated with many contemporary photographs, hand-drawn maps, paintings, and drawings. $70.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: Now $59.50 USD

AND DON'T FORGET THE MAGAZINES…

 ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 17.1: The Challenges of Campaigning

Ancient Warfare: Volume 17.1: The Challenges of Campaigning

Theme: The Challenges of Campaigning: Historical introduction – Take up the challenge; Looting during the war against Perseus – Idle hands…; The Caledonian use of guerrilla warfare – Septimus Severus in Scotland; Pompey the Great and book 11 of the Iliad – Ever be bravest and pre-eminent above all; Campaigning with the Ten Thousand – Xenophon's challenge; Roman eco-warriors, part 3 – Armies are thirsty beasts. Features: A hidden treasure from Denmark – The Hjortspring finds; The whimsical owl hoplite oinochoe – Marathon remembered?; Reconstructing a muscle cuirass, part I – New copy – old design; A Roman military tombstone from Egypt – From Ares to Ares; Shield patterns on the Brescia casket – Shields of faith; Scouts on the northern frontier – Areani or Arcani. $12.00 USD

 MEDIEVAL WORLD: Volume 10: The Benedictines

Medieval World: Volume 10: The Benedictines

Theme: The Benedictines: The Benedictines: The Rise of Monastic Religion; Saint Benedict and His Rule: Guidance for Living a Good Monastic Life; The Benedictine Revolution: Monastic Life and Transformations in the Medieval Church; The Plan of St. Gall: A Curious and Special Puzzle; Westminster Abbey: Royal Patronage and Political Power. Features: The Battle of El Salado, 1340: A Failed Betrayal; Beer and Brewing: The 'people's beverage' in Europe's Middle Ages; Badges and Liveries: Forms of Communal Display; Demons, Djinns, and Devils: Legends of the Medieval Muslim World; That's no baloney: Making your Own Medieval Sausage; Pirates of the East: Trade, Riches, and Instability; Wu Zetian: Consort, Regnant, and Ruler; Book review: Beowulf: A Poem; Book review: The Earth Transformed: An Untold History. $12.00 USD

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