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#286 "Death of an Army - The Battle of Beda Fomm, Cruiser Weights, Verneuil 1424"

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#286 "Death of an Army - The Battle of Beda Fomm, Cruiser Weights, Verneuil 1424"
Sub Category: Historical Magazines
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 122
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148734710
Mfg. part #: BFMWI286
Type: Magazine

Description

This issue of Wargames Illustrated contains the following content:

DEATH OF AN ARMY - THE BATTLE OF BEDA FOMM

The Battle of Beda Fomm was the conclusion of a remarkable campaign by the British and Commonwealth Western Desert Force, during the early part of WWII. As well as all the background to the battle we present a Flames Of War scenario which represents the Italian attempts to breakthrough the Combeforce Roadblock and the fighting around The Pimple as the British armored reserves arrive from the east.

CRUISER WEIGHTS

Wayne Turner traces the evolution of the British Cruiser tank from the 1935 prototype to the Comet of 1945.

BASES FOR ACES

They take a closer look at the new range of Flames Of War scenic bases, with Battlefront Studio team members James Brown and Casey Davies showing how to further enhance these nifty little plastic pieces.

THE HARD RIDE: FORCE ON FORCE IN VIETNAM

Authors of the upcoming Force On Force supplement Ambush Valley, Joe Trevithick and Piers Brand, give the rundown on the use of “gun trucks” by the U.S. Army and provide an exclusive scenario for a convoy ambush.

END OF EMPIRE PART 1

In this article Tim tells about one of his slightly off-historical (read Victoriana Pulp) projects - End of Empires.

SVEN FORKBEARD - THE LAST DANISH VIKING

When Bo Penstoft of The Army Painter cast his eyes around looking for a new wargaming project he focused on one of his Dark Age kinsmen - Sven Forkbeard. In this article Bo charts the progress of his army from concept to completion.

VERNEUIL 1424

This often overlooked Hundred Years War battle made an award-winning appearance on the tabletop at this year’s
Salute. Here’s a little more about the battle and the re-fight.

BE A MAN AMONGST MEN

Martin Wolverton present a look at the type of fighting that went on during the war that resulted in the independent country of Zimbabwe, and looks at the things you’ll need to re-fight the Rhodesian Bush War.

HOW TO MAKE...THE BORODINO REDOUBTS

In this follow-up to last month’s Bayonets & Blades article, Barry Hilton shows how he went about building model versions of some very important earthworks.

IN THIS SIGN CONQUER

The War of Spanish Succession comes to Northern Italy in this ‘what if’ scenario.

PLUS they also take a look at The Czech Legion (Great Warriors series), the Salute 2011 Painting Competition winners (UK) and the Wargames Holiday Centre (UK) and you can find their August Reviews online.