Month: February 2016

  • Military Games

Game Features: A Closer Look at Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

MachineGames' stand-alone expansion Wolfenstein: The Old Blood offers gamers the perfect excuse to take on…

  • WWII

FDR’s Dilemma: Did Politics Trump Strategy?

In the war for the South Pacific, the politics surrounding General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral…

  • Civil War

The Battle of Franklin: John Bell Hood’s Spiteful Intentions

Why did John Bell Hood throw so many of his men into such a bloodbath…

  • Military Games

Game Features: Memoir ’44 Online

Memoir '44, a much-loved tabletop WWII adventure, is available for online play with plenty of…

  • Military History

Rogers’ Rangers and the Famous St. Francis Raid

In October 1759, after a three-week trek through bitter winds and rough terrain, Roberts’ Rangers…

  • WWII

The Nazi Porsche: Adolf Hitler and the Volkswagen Beetle

Translated as “the people’s car,” the much-loved Volkswagen Bug was the brainchild of two designers:…

  • Military History

The Citizen-Soldier: Militia in Early America

Whereas European warfare depending increasingly on professional armies, the Colonial American military relied heavily on…

  • Books

Military Book Reviews: George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel

General George S. Patton and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel were masters of battlefield mobility and…

  • Military Games

Game Features: Slitherine Group’s Soviet Corps

'Panzer Corps' comes back for more in 'Soviet Corps,' the latest edition to the Panzer…

  • WWII

The Thompson Submachine (or “Tommy”) Gun

Both British and U.S. soldiers liked the Thompson submachine or 'Tommy' gun for its rugged…