Take a trip with Armchair General to investigate the many attractions at the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth, England. Steeped in history, the Dockyard is home to the excavated remains of the pride of Henry VIII's fleet, the ill-fated Mary Rose, and also Britain's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar - HMS Victory, not to mention some of the most modern Warships in the world.Read More
With the Axis war machine gathering steam, Poland, Denmark and Norway have succumbed in 1939. This increased level of aggression is sure to turn some heads in the United States as well as with Germany's tacit ally, the Soviet Union. Help guide the Axis against the Allies in this interactive story!
We are very proud that Armchair General has agreed to donate 10% of our profits to the Intrepid Museum’s Fallen Heroes Fund. This outstanding organization donates 100% of all the funds it raises. Without any fanfare, they give a check for $10,000 to the spouse of any soldier lost while serving in the War on Terror.Read More
This is part of an informative look at the influx of World War II-themed RTS games and their effect on strategy and wargames as a genre. Are RTS games the path all wargames will eventually go? Read on.Read More
We present a photographic tour of the ruins of the last ever official Castle to be built in England - Basing House near Basingstoke, Hampshire. At one time this property was one of the most important stately homes in the land - we uncover what brought it to an untimely, and very violent, end.
Learn about this Interactive Combat Story and how YOUR decisions could affect the outcome of World War II! Episode I sees an expansionist Germany cross the Polish frontier, beginning a series of events that inevitably will lead to another World War.Read More
He faced all the risks of World War II aerial warfare that commissioned officer pilots encountered – enemy fire, crash landings and perilous flights over enemy territory – and this USAAF private made it home safely, with an Air Medal and Oak Leaf cluster to boot!Read More
Once upon a time, February 2, 1803 to be exact, in a village of mud-daubed log huts in a rude stockade that had been settled only twenty years before was born a baby boy. In his honor, the 1700s village holds an annual Civil War Living History Weekend.Read More