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Wargames Terrain and Buildings: WWI Trench Systems is one of Casemate Publishers latest offerings. Douglas Hardy, an avid war gamer, has delivered a wonderful soft cover tome on all things related to WWI trenches. After a brief introduction Mister Hardy discusses the trench system employed by Britain, France, and Germany during the Great War.
After some introduction the author goes on to discuss, in some detail, the ins and outs of designing and building your own table top trench warfare gaming area. The focus of this volume is on war gaming but the techniques he discusses are just as applicable to any diorama or vignette builder. [Fun Fact: British philosophy toward trench warfare was to use them as an offense starting point whereas the German focus viewed trenches from a defensive perspective.]
The book is divided into six chapters that focus on the specifics of those areas germane to fashioning a tabletop wargaming landscape. Those chapters are:
About the Author
Jim Moran has been a student of the history on the United States Marine Corps, amassing a huge collection over the past forty years. He has assisted Hollywood productions on uniform and equipment details for Flags of Our Fathers, The Pacific (HBO miniseries) and Windtalkers. Jim is as associate member of the Second Marine Division Association, UDS Marine Raider Association, Marine Corps Association and the US Marine Corps League as well as being the “on-board” historian to the US Marine League.
In the Book
The book is a paper back, has 241 pages, and has great photos and maps of the areas of the campaign.
The book is divided into eight chapters:
Aviation Collectables is a company based in Italy that has several books on aircraft printed in Italian and English. The books contain several color and black and white high definition photos.
This book covers the F-84F and the RF-84F in the Italian Aviation Series. The book starts out with picture of US Air Force F-84 and RF-84 jets then transitions in what the Italian Air Force used.
The book is divided into ten chapters all covering the use of the F-84F and RF-84 in the Italian Air Service.
Overview from the Author and Publisher
127 pages, 330 color photos, 9 color profiles, with the digital versions: 211 pages (2021 Digital Edition) and 442 pages (in the Digital Vol 3 2018 Edition)