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World at War #16 | FEB − MAR 2011

FEATURES

Partisan:
A Strategic Analysis of the War in Yugoslavia, 1942−44
A confused war that worked out to no one’s satisfaction.
by Javier Romero

Myths & Realities of Carrier Warfare in the Pacific, 1941−42
Was the aircraft carrier really a revolutionary new weapon that replaced the battleship?
by Joseph Miranda

Planning for the
Invasion of Malta, 1942
The war in Europe might’ve been much different had the Axis ‘pulled the trigger’ on their detailed plan to conquer Malta.
by John D. Burtt & David Pastore

The Poltava Raid:
Act One of the Cold War?
On 22 June 1944, a Luftwaffe strike on a Ukrainian air base being used by US B-17s destroyed 47 of those bombers along with a lot of Soviet-American mutual trust.
by Jonathan Lupton

GAME EDITION RULES

Partizan!
by Javier Romero

DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENTS

Design Corner
by Joseph Miranda

Game Preview
The South Seas Campaign

Observation Post
• Historical Perspective
Flight as Propaganda in Fascist Italy
by Nathaniel Edwards
• Movers & Shakers
A Tough & Smart Enemy
by Nick Capo
• Compare & Contrast
Churchill’s Personal Security
by Roger Mason
• Behind the Lines
Frank Loesser’s WWII Songs
by Jorgen Rasmussen
• Strategic Backwaters
De Gaulle’s Teacup Tempest
by Vernie Liebl

Media Reviews

 

World at War #17 | APR–MAY 2011

FEATURES

Leningrad, 1941:
Manstein’s Truly “Lost Victory”
One of Hitler’s great commanders misses an opportunity to defeat the Soviet Union.
by Joseph Miranda

The Battle That Won’t End:
Operation Anvil/Dragoon, August 1944
After two-thirds of a century, strategists are still arguing over the validity of the Allied August ’44 invasion of southern France.
by John D. Burtt

The US Navy’s Yangtze River Patrol,
1937–41
Throughout the 1930s, assignment to Shanghai was one of the most pleasant in the US Navy. It didn’t stay that way.
by Eric Niderost

Britain’s Special Operations Executive
Churchill hoped the SOE would “set Europe ablaze,” but its legacy was to help lay the technical foundations for much of the terrorism committed around the world since 1945.
by David March

GAME EDITION RULES

Leningrad ’41
by Joseph Miranda

DEPARTMENTS

Design Corner
by Joseph Miranda

Game Preview
The Hardest Days

Observation Post
• Movers & Shakers
Karl May: Hitler’s Favorite Author
by Blaine Taylor
• Strategic Backwaters
The Liberation of Vichy Madagascar
by Vernie Liebl
• Compare & Contrast
US & Japanese Pilot Selection Methods
by Kelly Bell
• Mysteries Revealed
Little Ship — Big Story
by Ken MacFarlane
• Dirty Little Secrets
Chinese Collaborationist Forces in World War II
by Terence Co

Media Reviews

NEXT ISSUE (#18)

• South Seas Campaign
• Changkufeng Hill
• Hatten-Rittershoffen
• Soviet Air Power

 

World at War #18 | JUN–JUL 2011

FEATURES

Analysis: The South Seas Campaign, 1942-43
After Pearl Harbor the US makes a new
strategy for the war in the Pacific.
by Joseph Miranda

Samurai vs. Bear:
The Battle of Changkufeng Hill,
July-August 1938
The Japanese won over Soviet armor in
1938, but in so doing they set themselves
up for a great defeat the following year.
by Terence Co

Hell in a Cold, Small Place:
The Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen
At the small villages of Hatten and
Rittershoffen, the Germans’ O peration
North Wind offensive was blunted
before it even really got started.
by Allyn Vannoy

The Soviet Air Force in World War II:
1941-45
The Soviet air force proved to be
a war-winning force, but it was
a long flight to get there.
by Joseph Miranda

GAME EDITION RULES
The South Seas Campaign: 1942-43
by Joseph Miranda

DEPARTMENTS

Design Corner
by Joseph Miranda

Game Preview
Gross Deutschland Panzer

Observation Post
• Mysteries Revealed
Myths of the Singapore Guns
by Stanley L. Falk
• On the Seas
Hitler’s Titanic: The Wilhelm Gustloff
by Edmond N. Gaudelli, Jr.
• Broader Perspective
Germany’s Evacuation of the Baltic
by Carl Otis Schuster
• Historical Perspective
Nazi Art Theft in World War II
by Annie Laura Smith
• I Remember
Charlie Bell’s War
as told to Andrew Hind

Media Reviews

NEXT ISSUE (#19)
• Hardest Days:
The Battle of Britain, 1940
• Tarawa Was a Brawl
• Afrikakorps Logistics, 1941– 43
• German East Front Fortifications


World at War #19  |  AUG – SEP 2011

FEATURES

The Hardest Days: Turning Points in the Battle of Britain
by Roger Mason

Tarawa Was a Brawl: Tactical Analysis of a Pivotal Battle
by James I. Marino

Logistics in the Western Desert: 1941– 42
by Joseph Miranda

German East Front Fortifications
by J.E. Kaufmann

DEPARTMENTS

Design Corner
by Joseph Miranda

Game Preview
Rhineland ‘36
 
Observation Post

Military History on Money
Too Little, Too Late
by Ty Bomba

Pure Speculation
The Port Chicago Blast
by Andrew Hind

Skill vs. Luck
Battle of the Komandorski Islands
by Ken MacFarlane

Movers & Shakers
Guy Anson Maunsell
by Jon Cecil

Media Reviews

GAME EDITION RULES
The Hardest Days
by John

 

 

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