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ATO magazine investigates military history from a broad perspective. The economic, political, religious, and social aspects of warfare are examined in concert with events on the battlefield. Unique articles showcase simulation design iss$51.95
Kesselschlacht (literally, “cauldron battle”) is a simulation depicting the encirclement and escape of the German First Panzer Army from the Ukraine in the Spring of 1944.x0Dx0AThe German forces were very low on fuel and ammunition and had been caught flat-footed by yet another overwhelming Soviet offensive. First Panzer Army had been cut-off by a total of nine Soviet armies.x0Dx0Ax0Dx0AThe breakout began on March 25, 1944, and continued into early April. In these two weeks, the Germans continuously conducted a mobile defense as their pocket drove westward in an effort to meet a relief force (which was spearheaded by the II SS Panzer Corps) attacking eastward.x0Dx0ASupplied by air much of the time, First Panzer Army deceived the Soviet forces by moving west, instead of south as the Soviet generals had anticipated. The pocket crossed several swollen rivers, and struggled through thick mud and deep snow, yet somehow remained intact.$43.95
From the Publisher:x0Dx0AATO #44 offers Vercingetorix, a new game by designer Richard Berg, that challenges players to unify Gaul in and around the 1st Century B.C.E. From 2-4 players compete for power in all three of the main Gallic areas. The Romans and Germans are NOT active players, but introduced with random and temporary control to interfere with active player intentions.x0Dx0APlayers draw chits each turn to improve their holdings, begin campaigns, or obtain more tribal allies. Or, they may draw surprising “Opportunity” chits that allow them to interfere with other players’ turns and even launch revolts that could suppress Roman activities and elevate player esteem.x0Dx0AGame length varies with number of players, but most games will last 2-3 hours.x0Dx0AThe choice is yours. Can you make the title “Vercingetorix” your own?$51.95
From the Publisher;x0Dx0Ax0Dx0AThis volume adds two one-map games to the series, featuring battles from the early portion of Frederick’s reign. Mollwitz takes place on a snowy, open plain, with an interesting combination of Prussian weak cavalry/strong infan$97.95
In the end, Napoleon lost his war with England. Triumphant against all the thrones of Europe, never could he penetrate the walls of oak that surrounded Albion to land an army and deliver the knockout blow. Discover the secrets of Britain’s superior ship h$47.95
Russo-Japanese War: Feb 1904-Sept 1905x0Dx0Ax0Dx0AIn this volume, RJW expert Bill Madison has provided naval wargamers with collection of 20 scenarios covering key engagements along with informative background information on the era. Includes nu$27.95
* Armada Espa la – An article on the current state of the Spanish fleetx0Dx0A * A Question of Sovereignty – Spain vs. Morocco over the North African enclavesx0Dx0A * El Golfo de Coquivacoa – Columbia vs. Venezuela in a historical scenariox0Dx0A *Sue Submarino De Hugo (Hugo Submarine Dream) – Venezuelan submarines against a U.S. blockadex0Dx0A * Cauldron 2010 – France and the U.S. square off in four scenariosx0Dx0A$27.95$27.95