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Posted on Feb 3, 2006 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like

The Lost Photographs of the Star of Africa

Have you ever possessed an item of militaria and pondered on the history that may lay behind it? Have you ever considered who might originally have owned it and where that person could be now? Well, these are just some of the many the questions that ran through the head of one of our readers and wife’s grandfather; an 86 year-old Canadian World War 2 Veteran who, after more than 60 years, put to rest just such a mystery with the help of Armchair General on the internet…and some blind luck.

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Posted on Feb 2, 2006 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Battles of Alexander – Boardgame Review I picked the new version of Deluxe Alexander up off the shelf, I had to wonder: After the changes made to the game system in such recent games as Devil's Horsemen, could a re-release of the original game in the Great Battles series stand up? Or was I, like many hex-based wargamers, simply living in the nostalgic past?

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Posted on Jan 27, 2006 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features

Robert’s Ridge – Book Review

This story should be made into a movie. Not because it is exciting, or gripping, or powerful, or realistic. It is certainly all of those things, and a real page-turner in book form. Instead, this story needs to find a mass media outlet so that the man on the street knows what allied armed forces are going through in the wastelands of the War on Terror.

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Posted on Jan 23, 2006 in Front Page Features

March 2006 Issue: Ulysses S Grant

All new for 2006, we have taken your suggestions and made the magazine even better. Not only do we have features on the future of warfare in the 21st Century, interactive battles set in the Civil War, and a piece on Hitler's Blunders...but now the magazine looks as smooth as it reads! See it Feb. 1st.

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Posted on Jan 18, 2006 in Books and Movies, Front Page Features

The Rogue’s March – Book Review

The Mexican-American War saw the United States in the grips of both xenophobia and a fear and loathing of the Catholic Church. Both of these factors came together to create one of the world’s most unique military organization: The Saint Patrick’s Battalion of the Mexican Army.

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