November 26, 2020

London Blitz Firefighting

Extended excerpts from The Formation of the Auxiliary Fire Service (Source: Firefighting in the midst of falling bombs -- I've often thought it would make an interesting premise for a detailed ("tactical") board wargame. See further notes at end of article.

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January 26, 2020

Civil War Time

Having game turns correspond to clock times is a-historical. Time zones did not exist until after the Civil War and synchronicity did not normally effect in-battle command decisions.

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July 16, 2019

B-25 Mitchell

Two-engine medium bomber featured in Catch-22.

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May 27, 2019

Fredericksburg 1862

Poetry of Mark Morss (1947-2015)

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