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The Europa Magazine 87

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(Vol.XV, No.5, 2004)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Project Status Report” (Commentary) Gar Olmstead, Cory Manka and  E. Goodwin
  • Glory Playtest Report: Samurai Lightning – The Malaya Scenario” (Series Replay) Michael J. Tapner (Samurai Lightning)
  • Glory Playtest Report: Samurai Lightning – The Java Scenario” (Series Replay) Michael J. Tapner (Samurai Lightning)
  • Europa Facts behind the Counters: The Italian 88mm & 90mm AT/AA Guns in North Africa” (Historical) Alesandro Massignani & Jack Greene
  • Europa Order of Battle: More Italian AA/AT Units for North Africa” (Variant) Stefan Farrelly (War in the Desert/Wavell’s War)
  • Glory Battle Scenario: The Campaign for Madagascar” (Scenarios)  E. Goodwin with assistance from James Broshot, Frank Watson, and Michael Tapner (The Damned Die Hard)
  • Europa/Glory Historical Background: War in the Outposts – Madagascar” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Glory Aloft: Yokosuka E14Y Reconnaissance Floatplane – “Glen”” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “The Tetrarch Light Tank” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “The Marmon-Herrington Armored Car” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “The Firts LSTs – The Maracaibo Tankers” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Facts behind the Counters: 7th South African Brigade Group” (Historical)  E. Goodwin and Frank Watson
  • Europa at Sea: One War Past Their Prime – HMS Ramillies and the Royal Navy’s R-Class Battleships” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “A Europa No-Prize Contest: The R-Class Battleships in Board Wargaming” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Humor: Should Santa Claus be in Total War? – The Designer Replies” (Commentary) John Astell (Total War)

 

The Europa Magazine 86

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(Vol.XV, No.4, 2004)

  • “Company Briefing: Purchase of GRD Games by Historical Military Services” (Commentary) Gar Olmstead, Cory Manka and  E. Goodwin
  • “Inside Europa: All Calibers Great and Small” (Historical) John Astell
  • Europa Playtest Report: Total War, as Played in Spain” (Series Replay) Carlos A. Pérez (Total War)
  • Europa Battlefield Report: 1939 Allied Black Forest Offensive – Operation Saar/First to Fight Replay” (Series Replay) Greg Bartells (First to Fight)
  • Europa Order of Battle: More Allied Mountain Units” (Variant) Stefan Farrelly (Second Front/Wavell’s War)
  • “FAR OUT EUROPA: A Greatly Reinforced Barbarossa” (Variant)  E. Goodwin and Randy Moffat (Scorched Earth)
  • Glory Battlefield ReportWar of Resistance – Pennsylvania Style, Part II” (Series Replay) Fred Helferrich (War of Resistance)
  • Europa Order of Battle: Armies in Exile 3 – The Dutch Prinses Irene Brigade” (Historical) Alan Philson
  • Europa and Glory Aloft: The Ship Killer – The Douglas SBD Dauntless” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Humor: Should Santa Claus be in Total War?” (Commentary) Alan Tibbetts, Jim Broshot, William Dalzell, and Frank Watson

The Europa Magazine 85

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(Vol.XV, No.3, 2003)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: News from GRD Games” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • The Great War Times – Historical Background: Japan in the Great War” (Historical) Colin Denis
  • The Great War – Side Trips: The Japanese Ultimatum to Germany, 15 August 1914” (Historical)
  • Europa Playtest Report: An Aussie Total War Playtest, Part II” (Series Replay) Michael J. Tapner (Total War)
  • Grand Europa Proposals: Politics in Grand Europa” (Discussion) Glenn W. Davis
  • Grand Europa Proposals: Adding FWTBT and Spain to Grand Europa” (Discussion) Michael J. Tapner (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • Europa Home Front: The Baby Blitz – Bombing London in Second Front” (Variant) Robert Brown (Second Front)
  • Europa Order of Battle: Armies in Exile 2 – Czechoslovakia Forces in Great Britain and the Middle East” (Historical) Alan Philson
  • Europa – Facts behind the Counters: Nebelwerfers on the Eastern Front – The Early Years” (Historical) Jason Long
  • Europa/Glory– Facts behind the Counters: The Nisei – Japanese-Americans in the US Army during WWII” (Historical) Glenn W. Davis
  • Europa Aloft: A Bat from the Gulag – The Tupolev Tu-2S” (Historical) Jason Long
  • Glory Battlefield Report: War of Resistance – Pennsylvania Style, Part I” (Series Replay) Fred Helferrich (War of Resistance)
  • “The Reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

The Europa Magazine 84

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(Vol.XV, No.2, 2003)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: The Europa Community News” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: Australians and War in Real Time” (Editorial) James A. Broshot
  • “Passing of the Old Guard: Gary Stagliano – In Memoriam” (Obituary) John Astell
  • “At the Movies: Australians at War in the Movies” (Historical) Michael J. Tapner & Robert S. Williams
  • “Playtest Reports: An Aussie Total War Playtest, Part I” (Series Replay) Michael J. Tapner (Total War)
  • “Historical Background: The “First” Australian Imperial Force” (Historical) Michael J. Tapner
  • The Great War Times – A Preview of Things to Come: The Road to Jerusalem” (Scenarios/Contest)  E. Goodwin (Over There)
  • “Historical Background: The “Second” AIF in the European Theatre of Operations” (Historical) Michael J. Tapner
  • “Unusual Units: The Imperial Camel Corps” (Historical) Steven M. Becker
  • “A Glory Micro-Mini Naval Scenario: The Duel: HMAS Sydney versus HSK 8 Kormoran” (Scenarios) Michael J. Tapner and Alan Philson (with assistance from James A. Broshot) (The Damned Die Hard)
  • “Australians in Action: A Tale of Two Sydney’s – The RAN in the Wars” (Historical) Michael J. Tapner
  • “Orders of Battle: Captured French AFVs in Axis Service” (Historical) Stefan Farrelly
  • “Battlefield Report: Playing the Italo-Greek War using Supply Points” (Variant/Series Replay) Dean Moon (with assistance from  E. Goodwin) (Balkan Front)
  • The Great War Times – Battlefield Report: Home Before Christmas – The Over There Version” (Series Replay) Ken Hutchens (Over There)
  • Europa Aloft: The First of the Last of the Hawks: The P-40 Tomahawk” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • “The Reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

 

The Europa Magazine 83

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(Vol.XV, No.1, 2002)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Producing Games” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: Glory Hallelujah” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “Inside EuropaWriting Europa Rules and Errata” (Discussion) John Astell
  • “Designers Desk: The Damned Die Hard Map Notes” (Designer Notes)  E. Goodwin (The Damned Die Hard)
  • Glory Desk – Battlefield Report: War of Resistance, Sandgroper Style” (Series Replay) Robert S. Williams (War of Resistance)
  • “Designers Desk:  Improving War of Resistance” (Designer Notes) Mark Royer (War of Resistance)
  • Europa Rules Index: War of Resistance, China 1937-41 Index” (Index) Michael Taylor  (War of Resistance)
  • Europa Rules Index:: The Damned Die Hard Index” (Index) Michael Taylor (The Damned Die Hard)
  • Glory Desk – Battle for the Central Pacific: Glory’s Cost: Tarawa” (Designer Notes) Michael J. Tapner
  • Glory Desk – Historical Background: The Gilberts” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “Facts behind the Counters: Transports of Delight: A short guide to using all of those different naval transports in The Damned Die Hard” (Strategy) Peter Robbins (The Damned Die Hard)
  • “By the Numbers: It’s All in the Dice” (Discussion) Frank Watson
  • Glory Desk – Vital Flank: A Tenuous Hold – Ground Forces in Port Moresby During the Battle for the Coral Sea” (Designer Notes) Michael J. Tapner
  • Glory Desk – Historical Background: The Seven-Pronged Assault” (Historical) Michael J. Tapner

 

The Europa Magazine 82

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(Vol.XIV, No.6, 2001)

  • “Company Briefing: On the Drawing Board” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: War in the Outposts,Part III” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “Inside Europa: Second Front Past and Future Rules” (Discussion) John Astell (Second Front)
  • “Battlefield Report: Thunderbolt Borealis Australis” (Series Replay) Robert S. Williams (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • “Home Front: Hitler’s Missile Silos, The V2 Launch Sites” (Variant Discussion) Eric Pierce (Second Front)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: The Atlantic Islands” (Scenarios) Alan Philson (Second Front/For Whom the Bell Tolls)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Operation PUMA – The Canaries” (Scenarios) Alan Philson and  E. Goodwin (Storm Over Scandinavia/For Whom the Bell Tolls/Second Front)
  • Europa Battle Scenario:Operations ACCORDION & SACKBUT” (Scenarios) Alan Philson and  E. Goodwin (Storm Over Scandinavia/For Whom the Bell Tolls/Second Front/War in the Desert)
  • War in the Outposts: Cape Verdes Map” (Insert)  E. Goodwin
  • War in the Outposts: Canary Islands Map” (Insert)  E. Goodwin
  • War in the Outposts: Azores Map” (Insert)  E. Goodwin
  • War in the Outposts: Atlantic Islands Map Extension” (Insert)  E. Goodwin
  • “By the Numbers: Analying a CRT” (Discussion) Frank Watson
  • “By the Numbers: Paleontology 101 – Analyzing “The Classics” CRT” (Discussion) Frank Watson
  • “Facts behind the Counters: Things That Go Bang in the Night: German Engineer Panzer Units and Operations” (Historical) Jason Long
  • “Survey: Counters, Counters and More Counters?” (Historical) Gar Olmstead
  • “The Reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

The Europa Magazine 81

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(Vol.XIV, No.5, 2001)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Is it Done Yet?” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: Long Shadows” (Editorial) Frank Watson
  • “Inside Europa: Near East Notes – Europa Evolution” (Designer Notes) John Astell and Frank Watson (War in the Desert)
  • “Historical Background: Arab Lands Between the Wars” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • “Facts behind the Counters: The Iraqi Army” (Historical) James A. Broshot and Frank Watson
  • Europa Aloft: The Iraqi Air Force in 1941 – Yes! We Have No Scuds – Yet!” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Aloft: 4th Flying Training School” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Biography: Fawzi Al-Qawukji – The Lion of Damascus” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Biography: Haj Amin al-Husseini – The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Biography: Harry St. John Philby” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Biography: Rashid Ali el Gailani – Fifth Corner of the Golden Square” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Biography: Fritz Grobba” (Historical) Frank Watson and James A. Broshot
  • “Operations: Using (and Abusing) the Iraqis in WitD” (Strategy) Frank Watson (War in the Desert)
  • “Facts behind the Counters: Habforce in Iraq” (Historical) Frank Watson
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Iraq – Rashid Ali and the Golden Square” (Scenarios) Frank Watson (War in the Desert/Wavell’s War)
  • “Orders of Battle: Afghanistan in World War II” (Historical) John Astell, Frank Watsonand James A. Broshot
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Syria – Operation Exporter: June-July, 1941” (Scenarios) Frank Watson (War in the Desert/Wavell’s War)
  • “Orders of Battle/Historical Background: Troupes françaises du Levant – Order of Battle (Land), June 1941” (Historical) Jean-Guy Rathé

 

The Europa Magazine 80

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(Vol.XIV, No.4, 2001)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: Rules, Rules, Rules” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: The Changing Face of Second Front” (Editorial) Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Second Front“EUROPA CONTEST #5: The Anzio Beachhead” (Contest) Alan Tibbetts (Second Front)
  • Second Front“INSIDE EUROPA: Return of the Truck – Supply Trucks in Second Front, An Experimental Rule” (Variant) John Astell (Second Front)
  • “Battlefield Report: WitD to SF, Kiwi-Style or how Kiwis got from the Palm Trees to the Olive Groves” (Series Replay) Derek Cassidy and Phil Mason (War in the Desert/Second Front)
  • “Home Front: Jury-Rigging a WitD – SF Link” (Variant Discussion) Derek Cassidy and Phil Mason (War in the Desert/Second Front)
  • Second Front“Rules Court: Scenario Q&A and Errata” (Discussion) Frank Watson and James A. Broshot (Second Front)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: The Italian Campaign – Salerno to the Alps” (Scenarios) Frank Groblewski (Second Front)
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Victory in the South – June 1944-May 1945” (Scenarios) James A. Broshot and Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • “Historical Background: Elba” (Historical) Jean-Guy Rathe
  • “Facts behind the Counters: US “Siege Artillery” in Second Front” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • Europa Side Trips: “D-Day Dodgers”/Who was Lady Astor” (Historical)

The Europa Magazine 79

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(Vol.XIV, No.3, 2001)

  • “Company Briefing: RAW Rules” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: The Few” (Editorial) Peter Robbins
  • “Inside Europa: SoS Plus” (Discussion) John Astell (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • “Battlefield Report: Balkan Front – Farewell to an Old Friend” (Series Replay) Robert S. Williams (Balkan Front)
  • “Battlefield Report: Narvik – the best laid plans of mice and generals” (Series Replay) Michael J. Tapner (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • Europa Aloft:Narvik Issues” (Discussion) Mark Horan (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • “Operations: Taking Denmark in Storm over Scandinavia” (Strategy)  E. Goodwin (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • Europa Aloft: Jack of All Trades – The Potez 63” (Historical) James A. Broshot
  • “Historical Background: British Armored Trains” (Historical) Alan Philson
  • Europa Battle Scenario: Sedan to the Sea – The Ardennes, 1940” (Scenarios) Alan Tibbetts (The Fall of France)
  • “Facts behind the Counters: Germans in French Uniforms – The French Foreign Legion” (Historical) Jean-Guy Rathe
  • Europa Variant: Fall of France at 3 days per turn” (Variant) Phil Christiansen (The Fall of France)
  • “Historical Backtground: French “Very Long Range” Railroad Artillery, 1918-1940” (Historical) Jean-Guy Rathe
  • “Home Front: Thoughts on Graziani’s Offensive” (Discussion) Dave Tinny (War in the Desert)
  • “Designers Desk: Upgrading Graziani for Wavell’s War” (Designer Notes) Frank Watson (Wavell’s War)
  • “Battlefield Report: Iceland at Europafest” (Series Replay) Patrick Haugh (Storm Over Scandinavia)
  • “Rules Court: Clash of Titans and Other Delights” (Discussion) Rich Velay (Scorched Earth/Second Front)
  • “From the Editors (II): Odds and Ends” (Commentary) Frank Watson
  • Glory Desk – Rules Court: Glory Rules Court – The Damned Die Hard” (Discussion) Rich Velay (The Damned Die Hard)
  • Europa Side Trips: Hits of 1940/At the Movies” (Historical)
  • “The Reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership

 

The Europa Magazine 78

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(Vol.XIV, No.2, 2001)

Contents:

  • “Company Briefing: GRD Continued” (Commentary) Carl Kleihege
  • “From the Editor: Private Ryan’s Generation” (Editorial) David H. Lippman
  • “Historical Background: An Iowa Girl in Washington in World War II” (Historical) Lois Kevan Bernhardt
  • “Battlefield Report: Second Front, Colorado Style, Part II – The Liberation of Italy and France” (Series Replay) Cory S. Manka (Second Front)
  • “Historical Background: The TorchLandings” (Historical) David Tinny
  • “Historical Background: The Ships of Torch” (Historical) David Tinny
  • “Home Front: Continuing WitD into SF” (Variant) Eric Pierce War in the Desert/Second Front)
  • “Rules Court: An Appeal on Second Front Supply” (Discussion) Cory S. Manka (Second Front)
  • “Counterpoint: Don’t Dismiss Rule 12B” (Discussion) John Astell (Second Front)
  • “Point/Counterpoint: Air Power in Second Front/Maybe It’s Not Quite THAT Bad” (Discussion) Ray Tumbleson/Frank Watson (Second Front)
  • Glory Desk – Ooperations: The Damned Die Hard Player Notes” (Commentary) Michael Tapner (The Damned Die Hard)
  • Battlefield Report: The Damned Die Even Harder if Prepared” (Series Replay) Robert S. Williams (The Damned Die Hard)
  • “Historical Background: US Infantry Weapons” (Historical) David H. Lippman
  • “The Reader Always gets the Last Word: EXchange” (Commentary) Readership
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