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Joe Legan Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Sounds interesting but why not just use Finland and Russia. My understanding is you use imaginary nations when the story line is expected to stray or you want to use different equipment. Is that what is in this book?



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A Winter-ish War

This solo mini-campaign was inspired by Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40 by Vesa Nenye, and saw two imagi-nations, Opeland (which stood in for Finland) and the all-powerful Soviet People's United Republics or SPUR (which stood in for the Soviet Union) fighting each other over the position of the border between the two countries and possession of the city of Viputa. An early version of the author's The Portable Wargame rules was used to fight the tabletop battles, and the figures, models and terrain all came from his extensive collections.

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • A map of the southern border between Opeland and SPUR
  • The background to the war: The Opelandic Army, The SPUR Army
  • SPUR's Air Force mobilises
  • The outbreak of war
  • Day 1: The attack in the left-centre sector
  • Day 1: The attack in the right-centre sector
  • Day 2: The attack in the right-hand sector
  • Day 3: The attack in the left-hand sector
  • The armistice and its aftermath
  • An untold story: The fighting in the far north
  • Bibliography

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