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British Army Tactical Wargame 1956, The - UK Restricted (2nd Edition)

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British Army Tactical Wargame 1956, The - UK Restricted (2nd Edition)
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 64
Dimensions: 8x11.5x.2"
Restockable: Yes
Type: Softcover


These wargaming rules were restricted until recently, when they were released into the National Archives.

  • Operational set of rules for fighting large battles 1945 - 1970
  • Can be played with card counters on standard 1: 50:000 Ordinance Survey Maps
  • Includes rules for tactical nuclear weapon strikes
  • Based on current military experience of World War II and the Korean War

    Detailed tables on hard to find information such as:

  • for tactical movement
  • engagement lengths
  • battle planning times
  • engineering jobs
  • night battles
  • effects of tactical nuclear weapons

    This version includes:

  • Proposed updates to the rules to help modern wargamers play the game on a single table top
  • Includes the 1952 British Army ORBAT
  • The British Army Tactical Wargame (1956) was originally printed for distribution within the British Army as the Army Operational Research Group, Occasional Note, No. 9, provisional rules for the tactical wargame