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  • Photo gallery of Russian vehicles from World War 2.

  • Some pictures from the World War 2 game on display at NWA’s Games 97; the club’s annual public display day. This game was set in the Russian Front during 1943.   By 1943 the Russian Front was very fluid. Attacks and counter-attacks by both sides occurred as they vied for supremacy. By the end of 1943…

  • Operation Sea Lion, the hypothetical invasion of Great Britain was the focus for the World War 2 game on display at NWA’s Games 2000; the club’s annual public display day.

  • Lorraine in France was the setting for one of the two games on display for World War 2 at NWA’s Games 01; the club’s annual public display day.

  • The invasion of Crete began on 20th May 1941. This game was played at a regular meeting at NWA of the Mitcham venue.

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    The following is a brief description of a game played in late 2000 involving NWA members. On the 16th December 1944 the Wehrmacht launched Wacht am Rhein. One of the more famous element’s of this operation was the part played by the units of the 1st SS Panzer Division. The game depicted by these photos…

  • One of the difficulties that wargamers face when selecting an appropriate set of rules for World War 2 is that there are almost too many to choose from. The wargamer is spoilt for choice. The large amount of information available from this period has contributed to this situation. Each source has a different opinion about…

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    “For the Motherland!” Peter Stone has been running a World War 2 campaign set on the Eastern Front during the latter half of 2006, recreating Operation Barbarossa. This particular scenario recreates the late Summer counter-attack of Soviet 9th and 19th Mechanised Corps at the town of Brody, where German Army Group South had been experiencing…

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    The challenge of World War 1 wargaming is to break the prejudices that it is boring. World War 1 is often an overlooked period in wargaming. Many people see it as too difficult to game given the bloodthirsty and static warfare caused by the trenches on the western front. But there are many ways of…

  • So you’ve made the step and decided to paint that Armoured Fighting Vehicle (or group of said vehicles). It is important to follow a number of simple steps. These will ensure you will have a successful and accurate conclusion to the work you have done, making your model. Compiled and updated by Stephen White from…

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    The Jagdpanther was originally conceived as a replacement for the Nashorn, as this vehicle was not a great success due to it’s poor armour protection, high silhouette and only moderate reliability (due to the weight of the gun on the overworked chassis/powertrain.)

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    I take great pleasure in writing this article. This vehicle is one of my favourites and also was one of the most important of the German AFV’s of World War Two. The StuG III was a common self propelled gun which first saw action in France during the 1940 campaign.