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How an IDF Commander with just One Tank Turned Back a Syrian Column in the Yom Kippur War

With just one tank, Captain Zvika Greengold withstood the might of the Syrian military. As the battle around him raged, he moved in and out of the darkness, firing at … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The gunner of a BMP1 in Chechnya remembers…

January 1995 – January 2015: 20 years from the invasion of the Russian troops to Grozny.   S. Bochkarev Tea with a hint of diesel [Preface] Sometimes, it seems the outcome … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Experience of Battle – Six Day War, 1967

The 1967 Six Day War saw the Israelis mount of massive pre-emptive strike against their Arabs neighbors. Spearheading the offensive was the Israeli Armored Corps of 1000 Centurion, M-48 and … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

German Infantry Tactics, 1932–1945

Linear or Napoleonic… Many aspect of infantry combat have remained virtually unchanged since the days of Frederick the Great; the game is still one of pinning the defender frontally, maneuvering … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tactical Level Wargames and WWII Artillery

by James Sulzen In a tactical-level wargame one would expect each nation’s artillery to be governed by rather varied rules. The Germans get accurate artillery, but it’s somewhat slow to come. … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Why Cold War Warsaw Pact Tactics Work In Wargaming

by John Curry I have played more Cold War Warsaw Pact games versus NATO than most, at least in terms of the number of different rule sets I have used. … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 6 Comments

Tactics in Arab-Israeli Wars 1967-1973

From Bruce’s Quarrie book – Tank Battles In Miniatures …In the Six Day War the position  is relatively clear-the Israelis  were attacking in a blitzkrieg  manner which  would have made … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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