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The Europa Magazine 52

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(Vol.IX, No.6, 1997)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: First Decade Under Our Belt” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor: Color, Canadians, and Comic Relief” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “Inside Europa: On Stage with a P-51” (Historical) John Astell
  • “Inside EuropaSecond Front Designer’s Notes: Canadian Forces” (Historical) John Astell (Second Front)
  • “Historical Background: The Canadians in World War II” (Historical) Brian K. McKie
  • “Historical Background: Canadian Military Organization” (Historical) Brian K. McKie
  • “Historical Background: Canadian-Built Vehicles and Weapons” (Historical) Rich Velay and Frank Watson
  • “Orders of Battle: Canadian Army OB: Sep I 39 to Jun II 43” (Historical) David Hughes
  • “Orders of Battle: The Canadians in Second Front” (Historical) (Second Front)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: The Long Left Flank – The Hard Fought Way to the Reich” (Scenarios) Brian K. McKie (Second Front)
  • “Home Front: Second Front: A Logistical System for the SF Allies” (Variant Discussion) Bradley A. Skeen (Second Front)
  • “Europa Battle Scenario:  Raid on Dieppe – 19 August, 1942” (Scenarios) James Broshot, Jason Long and Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Europa as History: Operation Jubilee – Disaster at Dieppe” (Historical) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • “Historical Background: Shingles from Dieppe’s Shore” (Historical) David Lippman
  • Europa Sidetrips: The Victoria Cross” (Historical) Randy Moffat
  • Europa Aloft: The Hawker Typhoon and Hawker Tempest – Hawker’s Second generation of Violent Winds” (Historical) Jason Long
  • Europa Staff College: Rule 5 Zones of Control” (Discussion) Frank Watson
  • “Rules Court: War in the Desert Errata” (Discussion) John Astell (c)
  • “The reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)

 

The Europa Magazine 51

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(Vol.IX, No.5, 1996)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Decision Time” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor: Europa,Threat or Menace?” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “Inside Europa: A Quick Guide to German Military Terminology” (Historical) John Astell
  • “Home Front: Scorched Earth – Some Thoughts About the Eastern Front” (Variant Discussion) John Gordon (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • “Operations: Scorched Earth – Soviet Defense of the Arctic and Karelia” (Strategy) Trey Nelson (Scorched Earth)
  • “Home Front: Scorched Earth – Suggestions for the SE Revision” (Commentary) David Tinny (Scorched Earth)
  • “Battlefield Report: Scorched Earth, Arizona Style” (Series Replay) Clifford Douglas and David Tinny (Scorched Earth)
  • “A Europa Battle Scenario: The Battle for Kiev, 1943 Second Edition” (Scenarios) Rick Gayler (Scorched Earth)
  • “Facts behind the Counters: The French Air Forces in Europa,Part II – French Aircraft Designations” (Historical) David Hughes
  • “Orders of Battle: The Vichy French Air Force, 1940-44” (Historical) David Hughes
  • Europa Staff College: Rule 11 – Support” (Discussion) Frank Watson (Second Front/For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • “Home Front: An Attritional CRT” (Variant Discussion) Jerome Carrie
  • “Inside Europa: Attrition in Europa” (Discussion) John Astell
  • Europa Aloft: The Ju 87D and Ju 87G” (Historical) Jason Long
  • “Rules Court: Fire in the East/Scorched Earth – Questions and Answers” (Discussion) Rich C. Velay (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • “The reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)

The Europa Magazine 50

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(Vol.IX, No.4, 1996)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Origins, the Universe, and Everything” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “Inside Europa: Air Unit Ratings: German Produced Aircraft” (Historical) John Astell
  • Europa Side Trips: Luftwaffe Organization” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “The Luftwaffe in the East 1941-45” (Historical) Phil Mason
  • “Orders of Battle: The Royal Air Force in the ETO 1939-43” (Historical) Alan Philson
  • TEM Index: The Air War in The Europa Magazine” (Index)
  • Europa Variant: A Winter War: A Second (Front) Look at the AWW Air System” (Variant Discussion) Michael Tapner (A Winter War)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Raid on Ploesti 1 August 1943” (Scenarios) Harold Andrews (Balkan Front/Second Front/Fire in the East)
  • Europa As History: Operation Tidal Wave” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Aloft: The Avia B.534” (Historical) John Astell
  • “Orders of Battle: The French Air Forces in Europa” (Historical) David Hughes
  • “Second Front: Suggested Amendments to the Air Replacement System” (Variant Discussion) David Hughes (Second Front)
  • “The Air System: “Rapid Fire” Bombing Reducing Die Rolls in the Air” (Variant Discussion) Frank Watson
  • “Rules Court: Air System Questions and Answers” (Errata) Rich C. Velay
  • “From the Editor: Quick Bits and Pieces” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “The reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)
  • Europa Side Trips: Aircraft Ratings in The Great War” (Historical) Eric Pierce

The Europa Magazine 49

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(Vol.IX, No.3, 1996)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Oh, I Got Troubles” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor: What is Europa Magazine” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “The Way of the Accountant – Part III: Defending the MTO in Second Front” (Strategy) Rich Velay (Second Front)
  • “A Europa Variant: Their Finest Hour – A Second (Front) Look at Their Finest Hour” (Variant) Chris Riches (Their Finest Hour)
  • Scorched Earth: Adding Spices to the Borscht – Soviet Destroyers for the Eastern Front” (Variant) Mark Swenholt and Jason Long (Scorched Earth)
  • Scorched Earth/Grand Europa: Stalin’s Wartime Submarine Fleet” (Historical) Keith Jacobs (Scorched Earth)
  • Grand Europa: Soviet Ship Yards” (Historical) John Astell, James Broshot and Keith Jacobs (Scorched Earth)
  • “A Europa Variant: Second Front – Naval-Lite, A Second Look at the Second Front Naval System” (Variant) Alan Tibbets (Second Front)
  • “Orders of Battle/Grand Europa: Royal Navy Order of Battle – September 1939 to December 1940” (Historical) Alan Philson
  •  “Scorched Earth: Operations – Soviet Naval Operations” (Strategy) Trey Nelson (Scorched Earth)
  • Second Front: “Rapid-fire” Naval Gunnery – Reducing Die Rolls on the Second Front Seas” (Variant Discussion) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Europa Rules Court: Second Front Naval System Q & A” (Discussion) Rich C. Velay (Second Front)
  • “The reader always gets the last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)

The Europa Magazine 48

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(Vol.IX, No.2), 1996

Contents:

  • “From the Editor: You Can’t Tell the Players Without a Scorecard” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • Second Front Order of Battle Q&A” (Designer Notes) John Astell (Second Front)
  •  “The Way of the Accountant: Defending the Med in Second Front” (Strategy) Rich Velay (Second Front)
  • “The Facts behind the Counters: The 82nd Airborne Division” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • “The Facts behind the Counters: Naval Forces in Operation Husky” (Historical) David Tinny
  • “The Facts behind the Counters: The Fleets off Sicily” (Historical) David Tinny
  • “The Facts behind the Counters: British Amphibious Ships and Craft” (Historical) David Tinny
  •  “Rules Court Special: Battle for Rome Questions and Answers” (Discussion) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  •  “Europa Battle Scenario: The Invasion of Sicily, Operation Husky – July 1943” (Scenarios) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Europa as History: Operation Husky – Recreating the Campaign for Sicily” (Historical) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Europa Side Trips: The “First” Campaign for Sicily” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Side Trips: The Navy, The Mafia, and Operation Husky” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Side Trips: Smile When You Say That…” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Side Trips: The 99th Fighter Squadron” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Side Trips: The Man Who Never Was.” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Rules Court: Second Front Errata Supplement” (Errata) John Astell with Rich C. Velay (Second Front)
  • “The reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)

The Europa Magazine 47

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(Vol.IX, No.1, 1995)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor” (Editorial) Rick Gayler
  • “The Spanish Loyalist Army: The Army at the Beginning of the Civil War” (Historical) John Gee
  • “Sneak Peek: War in the Desert” (Discussion) Rick Gayler (War in the Desert)
  • “Battlefield Report: A Slugfest at Stalingrad” (Series Replay) Edward Dickenson (Scorched Earth)
  • “Attack Supply in Europa: An Alternative Proposal” (Variant Discussion) Russ Dumke
  • “East meets West: Retrofitting the Second Front Air System to Scorched Earth” (Variant Discussion) Victor Hauser (Second Front/(Scorched Earth)
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls: Errata Sheet” (Errata) GR/D Staff (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • Europa at Ssa: What Do We Really Want in our Naval Rules?” (Variant Discussion) Chris Janiec
  • “The Sino-Japanese Conflict: Massachusetts Playtest” (Playtest Report) Mark Royer (War of Resistance)
  • Leningrad: 1941 Brandenburger Training Exercise” (Contest) Readership (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • “Rider on the Storm: Another Approach to Modeling an Antless Version of Fire in the East/Scorched Earth” (Variant Discussion) David Tinny (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • Sudden Storm: A Thumbnail Sketch” (Discussion) GR/D Staff (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • Sudden Storm: Clarifications and Modifications” (Errata) GR/D Staff (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • “The reaser Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary)

 

The Europa Magazine 46

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(Vol.VIII, No.6, 1996)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor” (Editorial) Rick Gayler
  • “Defending Finalnd” (Discussion) Peter J. Rogers (A Winter War)
  • A Winter War Replay” (Discussion) Mark Pitcavage (A Winter War)
  • “Finishing the Finnish OB: An Alternative Finnish Order of Battle for Grand Europa” (Variant Discussion) Sven-Ake Bengtsson
  • A Winter War In the Summer” (Series Replay) Sven-Ake Bengtsson (A Winter War)
  • “The Swedish Volunteer Corps in Finland” (Historical) Lars Wistedt
  • A Summer War: The Soviet Offensive Against Finland – June to July, 1944” (Scenarios) Lars Wistedt (Scorched Earth)
  • “Contemporary reports on the Battle for Finland” (Historical) Compiled from TIME Magazine
  • “The War in Finland, 1944 (Chronology)” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “British intervention in the Winter War: A Grand EuropaPerspective” (Variant Discussion) Murray Quarmby
  • “New Toys for the Winter Wonderland: Adding the Revised Finns to Scorched Earth” (Variant Discussion) Jason Long (Scorched Earth/A Winter War)
  • “Point/Counterpoint – Part I: Clipping Ants’ Wings/On Pulling Wings off of Small Animals” (Variant Discussion) Alan Tibbets, Sam J. Dahman and James Broshot (Fire in the East)
  • “Point/Counterpoint – Part II: Russian First Winter/Frostbite in the East” (Variant Discussion) Alan Tibbets, Sam J. Dahman and James Broshot (Fire in the East)
  • “It’s How Your Play the Game: The Way of the Accountant – Part I” (Commentary) Rich Velay
  • Second Front Amphibious Assaults” (Discussion) Chris Riches (Second Front)
  • “The Siege of Belgrade” (Contest) GR/D Staff (Balkan Front)
  • “The reader always gets the last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

 

The Europa Magazine 45

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(Vol.VIII, No.5, 1995)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor” (Editorial) Rick Gayler
  • “A Europarogues’ Galery” (Commentary) Rick Gayler
  • “Counter Counterbattery” (Commentary) James E. Vandine
  • “Fallschirm-Panzerdivision “Herrmann Göring””” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europafest ’95” (Commentary) Carl T. Kleihege (Scorched Earth)
  • “GEnie Forum: On Grand Europa Strategic and Operational Control” (Commentary) Excerpted from GEnie Messages
  • Battle for Rome: Playtest Report” (Playtest) Mark, Harold and Albert (Second Front)
  • The Battle for Rome: Operation Diadem: May-June, 1944” (Scenarios) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Collector Series: Narvik Draft Rules” (Variant Discussion) Winston Hamilton (Narvik)
  • “Rules Court (Clash of TitansErrata Counters” (Discussion) Rick Gayler
  • “EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

The Europa Magazine 43-44

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(Vol.VIII,No.3-4, 1995)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor” (Editorial) Rick Gayler
  • “Conventions Report” (Commentary) Frank Watson
  • “Inside Europa: Air Unit Ratings: British-Produced Aircraft” (Designer Notes) John Astell
  • “1st SS Panzer Division “Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Sudden Storm At The Fest: Round Two 1995” (Series Replay) Sam Dahman (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • Grand Europa: The Case for an Umpire” (Discussion) Deane A. Kishel
  • “The Aegan Route: An Option to Ease Axis Logistics in War in the Desert” (Variant) Mark A. Yanaway (Western Desert)
  • Clash of Titans: The First Grand Europa Scenario” (Scenarios) Jason Long
  • Europa Rreform: Reasoned and Revealed” (Variant Discussion) Bradley A. Skeen (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • “Friendly Fire” (Commentary) Frank Watson
  • “Rules Court” (Discussion) John Astell
  • “EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

The Europa Magazine 42

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(Vol.VIII, No.2, 1995)

  • “Battalion Report” (Commentary) Winston Hamilton
  • “From the Editor” (Editorial) Rick Gayler
  • “Inside Europa: Air Unit Ratings: American-Produced Aircraft” (Designer Notes) John Astell
  • “Battlefield Report: Field-Testing on the Eastern Front” (Commentary) Mike Pinkus (Fire in the East/Scorched Earth)
  • Eeuropa Counters Calatogue” (Insert) (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • “Counterbattery” (Commentary) Jason Long (The Fall of France/War in the Desert)
  • “The Swedish Armed Forces, 1939-45” (Historical) Sven-Ake Bengtsson
  • The Battle for Kiev, 1943: Overrun Contest” (Contest) Rick Gayler (Scorched Earth)
  • “EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

 

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