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The Grenadier 28

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Published March – April 1986
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • No Pasaran! Errata
  • Napoleon at Bat: The Games of Kevin Zucker by Marion Bates
  • East Wind Rain review by Fred Helfferich
  • Trial of Strength: 18 Easy Phases – review by John T. O’Toole
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part 4: Victory Games’The Civil War by James T. Naughton
  • Europa Notes: A Collector’s Guide by Marc Miller
  • By Chance… or By Design by Jonathan Southard
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] by Bill Nichols
    • Europe Ablaze by SSG
    • U.S.A.A.F. by SSI
    • Operation Market Garden by SSI
    • Breakthrough in the Ardennes by SSI
  • Pass in Review – books of interest to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • B.H. Liddell Hart’s History of the Second World War Part One: Hitler Turns Against Russia by Task Force Games
    • B.H. Liddell Hart’s History of the Second World War Part Two: The Overrunning of the West by Task Force Games
    • Spain and Portugal (Europa X ) by Game Designers Workshop
    • World in Flames, Global Conflict 1939-1945 by Australian Design Group
    • Arctic Front: The Third World War Game 3 by Game Designers Workshop
    • Pacific War by Victory Games
    • Drive on Stalingrad: Battle for Southern Russia by TSR, Inc.

The Grenadier 27

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Published January – February 1986
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • The First Victims of World War Two – a history of the Spanish Civil War by Bob Black
  • Ejercito Espanol – the order of battle of the Spanish Army by John Gee
  • No Pasaran! a Spanish Civil War variant approved for GDW’s Europa by John Gee and Jeff Millefoglie [Note this has full color counters that require mounting]
  • Rolling Thunder review by John Prados
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: All in Favor of Whichkreig? by John M. Astell
  • CRT [computer wargame review column] Tsushima by Bill Nichols
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Air Cav West End Games
    • Battles for the Ardennes: Game of Blitzkrieg’s Rise and Fall by SPI [TSR]
    • Power and Resolution by Simulations Canada
    • Sirocco, Desert Raiders Battle Game by TSR, Inc.
    • Pax Britannica by Victory Games

The Grenadier 26

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Ppublished May – August 1985
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Wargaming Without Intelligence by John Burtt
    • 8th Army
    • Normandy Campaign
    • Clash of Steel
    • West Wall
    • Operation Market-Garden
  • Fred Helfferich: an interview by Jack Radey
  • All in favor of Blitzkrieg – a Fire in the East roundtable – Part 2 – by Jack Radey
  • Wargaming in 1990 – article by Jack Greene
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part III: Mr. Lincoln’s War by James T. Naughton
  • Origins XI: Return to the Eastern Front by Terry A. Baney
  • Europa Notes: Stalin’s Notebooks by Charles C. Sharp
  • By Chance… or by Design? by Jonathan Southard
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Road To Moscow computer wargame by Ba’rac Ltd.
    • Operation Market-Garden: Descent into Hell by Game Designers Workshop
    • Hell Hath No Fury by 3-W in The Wargamer 38
    • South Mountain by West End Games
    • Road to Vicksburg: The Battle of Champion Hill by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 103

The Grenadier 25

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Published March – April 1985
Pages: 60
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.25″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Fire in the East
    • A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Europa by Marion Bates
    • Back in the USSR by Jeff Millefoglie
    • Fire in the West by Harald Hansen
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part II: American Civil War by James T. Naughton
  • All in favor of Blitzkrieg – a Fire in the East roundtable by Jack Radey
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes by John M. Astell
  • Pass in Review: books of interest to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • A Company on Parade: Game Designers Workshop by Winston Hamilton
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Killer Angels: Lee’s Offensive in the North, June to August, 1863 by West End Games
    • Guadalcanal Campaign computer wargame by Strategic Simulations, Inc.
    • Air War 2nd Edition by SPI [TSR]
    • The Third World War: Battle for Germany by Game Designers Workshop
    • Stars and Bars by 3-W in The Wargamer 30
    • Ortona by Simulations Canada
    • Fire in the East Play Aids Kit 1 by Game Research / Design
    • The One World by Simulations Canada
    • Southern Front: The Third World War Game 2 by Game Designers Workshop

The Grenadier 24

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Published January – February 1985
Pages: 50
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Strategic Games of the American Civil War
    • Part I: A House Divided by James T. Naughton
  • Reinforcements – humor by Steve LaPrade
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Crisis in the Ukraine – review by Tyrone Bomba
  • A Look Back at the Pacific Theater – Divine Wind – review by James C. Gordon
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Pass in Review: books of interst to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • Europa Notes
  • By Chance or by Design? by Jonathan Southard
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • A Gleam of Bayonets by SPI [TSR]
    • Napoleon in Spain by Historical Concepts
    • North Atlantic ’86 computer wargame by Strategic Simulations, Inc.
    • Marengo by Historical Concepts
    • Peter the Great: The Battle of Poltava 1709 by 3-W in The Wargamer 27
    • Trail of the Fox by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 97
    • Singapore by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 98

The Grenadier 23

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Published July – August 1984
Pages: 50
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Western Desert by Marion Bates
  • Italian Offensive an unofficial scenario for Western Desert by David Scheel
  • Aachen Review by James C. Gordon
    • Reply by Jack Radey
  • Gettysburg: Encore by David S. Bieksza
    • High Tide of The Confederacy
    • Chickamauga: River of Death
  • Pass in Review: books of interest to the military hobbyist by George Mead, Booksellor
  • Europa Notes by John M. Astell
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • War in Russia computer wargame by Strategic Simulations, Inc.
    • 8th Army – Operation Crusader by Game Designers Workshop
    • Normandy Campaign by Game Designers Workshop
    • Druid: Boudicca’s Rebellion 61 AD by West End Games
    • Soldiers of the Queen by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 96
    • 1809: Napoleon’s Danube Campaign by Victory Games

The Grenadier 22

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Published May – June 1984
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking: Origins ’84 by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Battle of Britain – history article by Karl Wiegers
  • Battle Over Britain – review by Lawrence Zoet
  • Rommel in the Desert – review by Chris Ness
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: Fire in the East at Origins by Jim Hambacher
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Mr. Lincoln’s War by 3-W
      • Part One: Army of the Potomac
      • Part Two: Army of the Tennessee
    • La Regia Marina by Simulations Canada
    • Empires in Arms by Australian Design Group
    • Race to the Meuse by 3-W in The Wargamer 26
    • Nordkapp by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 95
    • Fire in the East by Game Designers Workshop
    • To the Wolf’s Lair by People’s War Games
    • Flying Tigers computer wargame by 4-D Interactive Systems, Inc.

The Grenadier 21

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Published March – April 1984
Pages: 50
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Gettysburg by David S. Bieskza
    • Adagio – Devil’s Den
    • Postscript – Iron Brigade
  • Variations on a Theme: Panssari Salama A Russo-Finnish War Variant for Avalon Hill’s PanzerBlitz by Michael Bennighof
  • Belaya Smert’ – ‘White Death’ – an unofficial Europa scenario of the Russo-Finnish War by Jeff Millefoglie (A Winter War)
  • Spring War an unofficial Finnish Front variant for Europa by Paul X. F. Dunnigan, Jr.  (A Winter War)
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: The Relief of Finland by Paul X. F. Dunnigan, Jr.
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Battle Over Britain by SPI [TSR]
    • Western Desert and The Near East for Europa by Game Designers Workshop <
    • Wellington’s Victory by SPI [TSR]
    • Never Call Retreat by 3-W in The Wargamer 25

The Grenadier 20

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Published January – February 1984
Pages: 50
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • Victory Games: The First Year
    • NATO by James T. Naughton
    • Hell’s Highway by Marion Bates
    • Civil War by John T. Schuler
      • A Conversation with the Designer, Eric Lee Smith
    • Gulf Strike by John Burtt
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes by GDW
  • Solitaire Gaming: Ambush! by Dan Schwan
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Assault: Tactical Combat in Europe by Game Designers Workshop
    • Interstellar Wars by Attactix Adventure Games
    • Iwo Jima by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 92
    • Grant Moves South by Quarterdeck Games
    • Fight for the Sky by Attactix Adventure Games
    • Blue Max: Dogfights over France by Game Designers Workshop The Omega War by SPI [TSR] in Ares Magazine 14
    • Battle for Normandy by Attactix Adventure Games
    • The American Civil War by SPI [TSR] in Strategy & Tactics Magazine 93
    • D.A.K by Simulations Canada
    • Close Assault by Yaquinto Games
    • Decision at Kasserine by 3-W in The Wargamer 23
    • B-17, Queen of the Sky by The Avalon Hill Game Company
    • Broadswords & Boarding Parties by The Citadel Game Series
    • Tactics25th Anniversary Edition by The Avalon HIll Game Company
    • With Fire and Sword by Simulations Canada
    • Strategy & Tactics Magazine, Special Edition Volume 1 by SPI [TSR]

The Grenadier 19

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Published October – December 1983
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.2″

Contents:

  • Editorial: Generally Speaking by Jeffry Tibbetts
  • War and Peace
    • The Grand Campaign by Jonathan Southard
    • Napoleon’s Blitz or Fortress France by Mark McLaughlin
  • Fall Blau An Unofficial DNO Variant: Part III by David S. Berry (Drang nach Osten)
  • Gettysburg: Fugue – The 20th Maine by David S. Bieksza
  • 9:00 by Jack Radey
  • Europa Notes: Euro-mania by Bill Stone
  • Solitaire Gaming: Red Army by Dan Schwan
  • Pass in Review: books on The Civil War by George Mead, Booksellor
  • Short Arms – Reviews in Brief
    • Crisis in the Ukraine by Centurion Games
    • Charge to Glory: The Battle of Newmarket by 3-C Publishers
    • Iron Brigade by Leonard Millman
    • Gazala 1942: The Clash of Armor by People’s War Games
    • The Red Storm by Yaquinto Games
    • Operation Badr by West End Games
    • Hell’s Highway by Victory Games
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