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Back from an enjoyable Historicon 2018. Almost all of these new items will be available here at the On Military Matters shoppe in late-July.


Polemos: Ruse de Guerre Rules

Polemos: Ruse de Guerre Rules Rules cover the North American Wars from 1754 to 1815, including the French and Indian War 1754-1763, the American War of Independence 1775-1783, and the War of 1812. Contains detailed listings of the forces involved in eight major battles of the period, enabling you to field forces from Britain, France, and America. Includes tear out QRS. $30.00 USD

Thunderstruck: Scenario Book – Battle Scenarios Volume 8 for Panzer Korps Eighth in a series of scenario books designed specifically for the Panzer Korps WWII rules system. Scenarios: Battle for the Uryv Bridgehead '43; Paw of the Tiger: Operation Gypsybaron '44; Russian Steel Near Kharkov '42; Kursk Counterstroke: Operation Kutuzov '43; Escape the Bear Trap: Operation Bagration '44; Black Wednesday: Spanish Blood Snow '43; Kursk: Ponyri Station '43; Blunted at Minsk-Mazovetsky '44; Red Giants '41; Slovakian Fast Corps Drives into Russia '41; The Last Desperate Line: Seelowe Heights '45; Fulda Gap: Cold War Goes Hot '49. $30.00 USD

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Uniform Plates…

347: Duchy of Warsaw: Mounted Artillery 1808-1810

347: Duchy of Warsaw: Mounted Artillery 1808-1810 Uniform plate with 20 plus color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. $14.00 USD
347: Duchy of Warsaw: Mounted Artillery 1810-1813 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side. $14.00 USD

Guide to Gaming…

Tabletop Gaming Manual: A Guide to the Diverse World of Modern Tabletop Games

Tabletop Gaming Manual: A Guide to the Diverse World of Modern Tabletop Games Tabletop gaming is enjoying a huge renaissance. Sales of hobby boardgames have risen in double digits yearly for the past decade, with more people enjoying the physical, non-digital aspects of playing, along with the social interaction. It's one of the biggest sectors in crowd-funding platform Kickstarter. $30.00 USD


The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers 1356

The Black Prince and the Capture of a King: Poitiers 1356 The core of the book is a day-by-day description of the Poitiers campaign of July-September 1356, climaxing with a detailed description of the Battle of Poitiers itself. The detailed account and analysis of the battle and the campaigns that led up to it has a strong focus on the people involved in the campaign: ordinary men-at-arms and noncombatants, as well as princes and nobles. $33.00 USD

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The Medieval Castle: Manual of Castle Construction Explores the background story to castle construction in Medieval Europe, showing that castles had both a domestic and defensive function. It uses the new medieval castle-building project at Guedelon in Burgundy as the centerpiece for the book, examining the construction and anatomy of these awe-inspiring structures, section by section. Life inside the castle walls is explored, from the perspectives of the lowliest servants to the mighty lords and all those ranks in-between. $30.00 USD

Ali Pasha – Lion of Ioannina: The Remarkable Life of the Balkan Napoleon At the beginning of the 19th Century, the life of a petty tyrant in an obscure corner of the Ottoman Empire became the stuff of legend. What propelled this cold-blooded archetype of Oriental despotism, grandly known as The Lion of Yanina and the Balkan Napoleon, into the consciousness of Western rulers and the general public? This book charts the rise of Ali Pasha from brigand leader to a player in world affairs and, ultimately, to a gruesome end. $35.00 USD

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M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank: Owners Workshop Manual: From 1980 (M1, M1A1 and M1A2 Models) Examines the M1's fearsome 105mm rifled gun and the M1A1's and M1A2's 120mm smooth-bore gun, the latest enhancements of fire-control systems, the unusual materials used as armor, and the unique automotive line. They give their personal experiences from training to war, describe the latest configurations, and give the prospects for even more powerful guns, engines and protective systems. Includes more than 300 photographs and illustrations. $30.00 USD

The Battle That Won the War – Bellenglise: Breaching the Hindenburg Line 1918 It is no exaggeration to claim that 46th North Midland Division's action on 29 September, 1918 was the hammer blow that shattered the will of the German High Command. Led by Major General Boyd, 46 Division stormed the Canal and, thanks to a combination of sound planning and determined, courageous fighting, seized their Hindenburg Line objective by the end of the day. $35.00 USD

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FROM MOSCOW TO STALINGRAD: The Eastern Front – 1941-1942

From Moscow to Stalingrad: The Eastern Front – 1941-1942 Part of the Casemate Illustrated series, this volume outlines how it was that, less than a year after their defeat at Moscow, the German army had found a way to make the Soviet troops waver in their defense, with their persistence eventually leading to the Battle of Stalingrad. Includes numerous photographs of the ships, planes, tanks, trucks and weaponry used by both sides in battle, alongside detailed maps and text outlining the constantly changing strategies of the armies as events unfolded. $25.00 USD

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Allied Armor in Normandy This volume of the Casemate Illustrated series explores the Normandy invasion from the perspective of the Allied armored divisions, looking at how armored vehicles played a central role in the many battles that took place. It includes over 40 profiles of tanks and armored vehicles, from the American Sherman and Stuart tanks to the bulldozers and amphibious vehicles designed for the beach. $25.00 USD

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On to Rome: Anzio and Victory at Cassino, 1944 – Images of War series This superbly researched account traces the course of the bitterly fought battles between January and June 1944 in words and images. Includes 240 black-and-white illustrations/photos. $29.00 USD

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And Don't Forget the Magazines…

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #370

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #370 Theme: America at War: To the Shores of Tripoli: U.S. military intervention in North Africa; The Dragon's Choice: Boxer Rebellion; Who's Civil War is This Anyway? Foreign troops who fought for U.S.A. or C.S.A.; The Last Battle: WWI U.S. attack on German-held town of Stenay; As Desperate a Venture: U.S. actions in WWII; Wargaming America's Wars in Plastic: Products in plastic. Other Articles: Observation Post: What's New; Designer's Notes: Dracula's America: Forbidden Powers in the Weird Wild West; Crete 1941: Part 1; Designer Notes: Stronium Dog: Badlands; Wargaming with Plastic Soldiers: Part 1 – 1:72 scale; Modelling: MDF Terrain, Detailing, Weathering and More – Painting Tips; Rethinking the Crusades: Part 1 – Siege Warfare; Rules Showcase: A Little Bit of Dark Ages? Converting the popular Lion Rampant rules for the early Renaissance; Show Report: Legionary 2018. $9.00 USD

Miniature Wargames: Issue #424 Articles include: Forward Observer: New products on Redgrass Games, Conflix, Warlord, Victrix, Pendraken and more; Send Three and Fourpence: The Battle of Assaye: Command & Colours Scenario; Command Decision Scenario: Tavronitis Bridge: Maleme, Crete, May 1941; Altenhof 1848: History and a downloadable ruleset; Greeks Bearing Gifts: System to help you run a Greek campaign; Fantasy Facts: New products from Osprey, Brigade, North Star, Deep Cut, and more; Game Over: House Rules for the popular AvP game system; It's Elemental: Crafting your own gaming figures from foam rubber; Indian Mutiny: Scenarios for Sassiah, Agra & Fatepuhr; Protect the Film Crew: Skirmish Sangin scenario with Mujahedeen mayhem set in Afghanistan; Recce: 13 latest book releases; Wargames Widow: Hills; Give 'Em a Broadside: Trip to Sittingbourne. $9.00 USD

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