Monday, March 31, 2003

Me Against My Brother

Me Against My Brother: At War in Somaila, Sudan and Rwanda is the first-hand accounts of Scott Peterson's reporting from these locations in Africa during their periods of conflict. Scott also discusses the events that transpired to bring about these conflicts.

How to Support Our Troops

A little off-topic, but here is the DoD's list of ways to support our troops.

Sunday, March 30, 2003

Fourth Generation Warfare

The Changing Face of War: Into the Fourth Generation is an interesting article about the future of warfare (some of which is already here).

Marine Corps Doctrine Division

The US Marine Corps Doctrine Division looks to contain a lot of interesting information.

Gulf War 2 Leaflets

CENTCOM has a gallery of leaflets dropped over Iraq.

Friday, March 28, 2003

Gulf War 2 News

Jim Dunnigan's StrategyPage has a good daily summary on news of the war in Iraq.

Thursday, March 27, 2003

New 6mm Discussion Group

There's a new 6mm Miniatures discussion group with active moderators to curb abuse at the 6mm_Miniatures Yahoo group.

Modelling a Modern Dam

Mid-Atlantic Gamers has some interesting info, including a modern dam terrain project.

Tuesday, March 25, 2003


East View Cartographic has a lot of highly-detailed topographical maps for sale, including unusual locations such as Africa.

Monday, March 24, 2003

Lebanese Forces

Lebanese Forces: Fighting for Freedom is the site of the Christian "Lebanese Forces," and has a bunch of military photos.

Wargaming Lebanon 82

Wargaming Lebanon 82 is back up, which has great info about wargaming the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982.

Crete 2002

Rhys Batchelor has a great WW2 Crete mega-game report page. Of particular note is his Village Construction game.

Plastic Kits and More

Phoenix Model Company is a kit vendor which has a very nice selection plus the ability to search via scale and category. Looks very nice.

Sunday, March 23, 2003

Speed Painting 15mm ACW

Since last Saturday, I have finished painting, basing and sealing 206 15mm Battle Honors ACW infantry. Here's how:

LZ X-Ray

LZ X-Ray is a website devoted to the battles of LZ X-Ray and LZ Albany in the Ia Drang valley of Vietnam, the basis of the very good book We Were Soldiers Once, and Young.

Gulf War 2 Photographs

Of course, Military Photos has a number of good ones up. Also, check out this group of over 200 from Yahoo. If you know of any others, please let me know. Thanks. Updated: More sites below:

Saturday, March 22, 2003


MARPAT MCCUU has some good pictures of the Marine Corps new MARPAT camo pattern.

Friday, March 21, 2003

Thursday, March 20, 2003

20th Century Wargaming

20th Century Wargaming is a great resource, especially for the detailed WW2 and post-war TO&Es.

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Military Links

Here's a mother lode of military links.

War Online

War Online has some very interesting modern information, especially in the IDF and Iraqi armed forces.

Tuesday, March 18, 2003

Saturday, March 15, 2003

The Gizmologist's Lair

Even though the guy at The Gizmologist's Lair doesn't appear to be a wargamer, he has some very interesting projects, such as a hot wire foam cutter and a working 1/5 scale Sherman.

15mm Painted Aliens, Predators, Marines

I'm selling a nice lot of my painted 15mm Aliens with Queen, Predators, Marines and Colonists. Take a look.

Friday, March 14, 2003


Ztum-Setum is a nice modern Africa site, featuring many pictures of 15mm figures and vehicles.

Military Map Symbols

Tom Mouat's MapSymbs has several military symbol fonts available to download, along with other interesting wargaming related items.

Kursk Battle Information

The Kursk Page seems to have a wealth of information about this battle.

Thursday, March 13, 2003

Gulf War 2 Gallery

The Herald Sun has a gallery of US and British troops preparing to invade Iraq.

Laser Cut Wood Bases

Litko Aerosystems makes some very nice laser cut 3mm wooden wargaming bases. These were used is the Piquet game in my Cold Wars gallery.

Hot Wire Foam Factory

The Hot Wire Foam Factory makes a number of interesting hot wire tools for fashioning styrofoam terrain.

Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Tuesday, March 4, 2003

The Primary Main Objective...

The Primary Main Objective... is another blog run by a deployed U.S. serviceman.

Monday, March 3, 2003

Why Arabs Lose Wars

Why Arabs Lose Wars is an interesting article by a former U.S. officer.

The Basement Updated

The Basement has been updated, including modifications to the Arc of Fire house rules.

The Defense of Duffer's Drift

The General Dennis J. Reimer Training & Doctrine Digital Library also has a one page copy of The Defense of Duffer's Drift, making it easy to save a local copy. If you're interested in that, also check out my review of The Defense of Hill 781.