In 1943 the Allies made their first mass use of Airborne troops in support of the landings on Sicily. By this time the Germans had already ruled out any further mass use of the airborne Fallschirmjäger after Crete, though a huge success the price paid was costly.
Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest battleships was considered all important, but by the war's end, these floating fortresses found their...read more
Here's a look at the game's components. Following on the success of No Retreat! Where the Russian Front of World War II beckons, and then taking the action to the African Front, and then the French Front, game designer Carl Paradis presents the fourth chapter in this...read more
Charts features black & white drawings of front and profile views of various light, medium and heavy tanks and self-propelled weapons. Included are American, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese, and English vehicles.
Allied forces fought fierce battles up the boot of Italy during World War II. Stalemated at the formidable Gustav Line north of Naples in late 1943, they outflanked it with landings at Anzio and Nettuno, then broke through it with a massive offensive in May 1944. By the fall of 1944, after more...read more
Allied forces conquered Sicily in the summer of 1943, securing the island by August 17. This defeat precipitated the fall of Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini, and the new Italian government negotiated an armistice with the Allies. The Allies resolved to intervene in Italy to guarantee this...read more
This Italian torpedo aircraft was launched, probably, from an Italian Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 bomber of 32 Stormo on 12 June 1941, against Gibraltar, falling intact on the beach of La Línea de la Concepción. Master Specialist Antonio Garabito Ramírez and...read more