A Wargamer's Guide to the Desert War 1940 - 1943

Description

Continuing this exciting new series of guides for wargamers, Dan Mersey gives a wargamer s perspective on the North African campaign of World War II. Dan gives an overview of events from the opening British successes against the Italians, to the famous duels between Monty and the Rommel (the Desert Fox), right up to the US-led invasion of Operation Torch and the eventual defeat of the Afrika Korps, and offers advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Daniel Mersey discusses factors to consider when choosing an appropriate set of commercially available rules, or devising your own, to best suit the scale and style of battle you want and to capture the flavour of the period. The relevant ranges of figures and vehicle models are also reviewed. Analysis of the forces involved, organization, tactics and strategies will help with building your armies and there are interesting scenarios included. Whether this is a new period for you, or you are looking to refresh your existing interest in the period, this handy guide is sure to hold much if interest for you.

Details

Author(s)
Daniel Mersey
Format
Paperback | 118 pages
Dimensions
156 x 234 x 12.7mm | 249.48g
Publication date
08 Aug 2017
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Imprint
Pen & Sword Military
Publication City/Country
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
20 colour photos
ISBN10
1473851084
ISBN13
9781473851085
Bestsellers rank
368,998