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Journal 90

January 30, 2017

The latest release by The Society sees the Journal go full colour throughout in print format. Subscribers will be getting them in the post and elecronically in the next couple of days.

Journal 90

Articles

Wargaming the Battle of Annual – Part One - Ideas for early 20th Century Colonial Warfare
Meet The Members - John Dowman (Panzerman44 on the forums)
Red and Gray – Part Two - Yelnya - A series of eastern front scenarios for Spearhead
Notes on the Chaco war - From original notes by Dave Allsop
Chinese Civil War Tanks - Part Two 1940 - 1949
The Swedish Strv 103 (S-tank) - Overview by Russ Phillips
Centre Colour Pages Gallery
Transylvania – in peace and war - A family history of determined non-heroism and enlightened self interest
Wargaming the Vietnam Way - Jungle warfare on the tabletop

Regulars

Battlefields - Reviews of terrain, buildings and fortifications
Little Warriors - Reviews of figures and animals
The Armoury - Reviews of vehicles, kits and equipment
Bookshelf - Reviews of books, magazines and sets of rules
Rob's Rearguard


Journal 89

November 30, 2016

The first issue of Subscription 15 is being sent out on 30 November for both print and electronic subscribers. There is a new look to the Journal, which has slimmed down but now includes 4 centre pages of colour and it will be published bi-monthly instead of quartely.

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Articles

A Post War Czech Gun Howitzer - Vzor 77 Dana SP Gun-howitzer
The Sacrifice of the Alcántara - Rif War, Morocco, July-August 1921
Meet The Members - Richard Crawley the Regional Co-ordinator
Battlegroup Rules Modification - Some modifications to Battlegroup rules
Chinese Civil War Armour - Part One 1920 - 1939
Red and Gray Part One: Brasvinech - Eastern front scenario for Spearhead
Centre Pages Colour Plates - Images for the review section
Notes on the Great War - Part Six of Rob Morgan's Series
Project Whitehot - The Churchill NA75 by Richard Baber

Regulars

Battlefields - Reviews of terrain, buildings and fortifications
Little Warriors - Reviews of figures and animals
The Armoury - Reviews of vehicles, kits and equipment
Bookshelf - Reviews of books, magazines and sets of rules
Rob's Rearguard


Maps For The Battle of Annual Article

September 19, 2016
After a request on the forum, full size maps to accompany this article are now available to download in the Members Only section of the website.


Journal 88

August 30, 2016

The final issue of Subscription 14 has been published, the usual mix of articles, modelling and reviews.

Journal 88

Articles

Subscription News - Information for the next subscription of The Journal
The War in Angola - Some interesting Ambush Scenarios for modern games
Hungary’s Red Army - The 129 day Army – March-August 1919
March on Madrid - A Campaign of the first 100 days of the SCW
Meet The Members - Secretary Phil Gray
Notes on the Great War - Rob Morgan's continuing WW1 series
The Battle of Annual - 22 July 1921 – colonial warfare in Morroco
Harry Lime and the Sewer Police - An idea for a wargame underneath Berlin
The Chinese Civil War - A look at the war between 1927 - 1950
Ghosts of the East - Fictional Soviet vehicles
Modelling a Blocao for the Rif - A simple conversion of resin terrain
Pistol Popping! - A discussion of handgun usage in wargames
Two or Three Shermans to build - A kit review and build

Regulars

The Armoury - Reviews of 15mm - 28mm Wargaming vehicles
Rules of War - Reviews of Wargame Rules
Little Warriors - Reviews of figures and animals in all scales
Bookshelf - Book Reviews
Rob's Rearguard

All members will now need to resubscribe to the Journal for the next six issues. Details in the magazine or on the website.


Journal 87

May 31, 2016

The Society are pleased to announce the publication of Issue 87 of The Journal which is the penultimate issue of Subscription 14.

Journal 87

Articles

Darsa Kobba - Rif War, Morocco, 24 June - 6 July 1924
Warsaw Pact River Crossing in the Cold War - Tactics and vehicles used
A Modelling Guide To Creating a Shadouf Well - A step by step guide with photos
Wargaming with Young Children - Introducing children to Wargaming
Meet The Members - Assistant Editor Andrew Rolph
A River Crossing Summer 1941 - A Regiment/Brigade level scenario for Spearhead
Notes on the Great War - Rob Morgan’s WW1 series continues
“The American Front” in the Great War - Wargaming an alternative WW1 history
Taking Lyon on the Ninth Day - The 1964 Warsaw Pact Plan for a Nuclear War in Europe
Operation Konrad I – January 1945 - The Relief of Budapest
The Kosovan Liberation Army - Ushtria Clirimatre E Kosoves or the KLA in the 90s
Nachtjäger - German infrared equipment in WW2
Drive on Smolensk - An After Action Report
Charlie Foxtrot - Modern squad rules for 20mm

Regulars

The Armoury - Reviews of 15mm - 28mm Wargaming vehicles
Big Boys’ Toys - 25mm (and Larger) Wargames Figure Reviews
Rules of War - Rules and Supplements reviewed
Bookshelf - Book Reviews
Rob’s Rearguard


Society Shop Opens

May 24, 2016

Eshop

We have now opened our own Shop so you can buy our magazines direct from us.

Subscriptions and back issues will both be available from us directly (and our usual other outlets).


Journal 86

February 29, 2016
Issue 86 is the fourth issue of Subscription 14.

Journal 86

Articles

The Ifni War - Spain’s Forgotten War
Auxiliary Units - The Home Guards Special Forces
The Campaign in Malaya - 1941 - 1942
Meet the Members - Russell Phillips
Gaming with the GHQ WWII Ruleset - By Bernard Garaty
Notes on The Great War - Rob Morgan’s series continues
Invasion 1943! - A hypothetical Pacific campaign
Interview with Roland de Vries - Former South African Major General
Slutsk 30 June 1941 - A Regiment/Brigade scenario for Spearhead
The U-Boat Comes Of Age - Live Bait Squadron vs U-9, 22 September 1914
Operation Varsity - A WW2 Rapid Fire Scenario
A Japanese River Flotilla 1944 - Overview and modelling suggestions
Torpedoes on Dogger Bank 1914-1918 - Small naval actions in the North Sea
The Kinmel Park Riots - Unrest on the streets of North Wales, March 1919

Regulars

The Armoury/Little Warrior - 15mm & 20mm kit reviews/figure reviews
Rules of War - Rules and Supplements reviewed
Bookshelf - Book Reviews
Rob’s Rearguard Page


Member Discount: Red Star, White Lights

Red Star, White Lights explores what might have happened in a Scandinavian theatre of a Third World War in 1985.

Red Star White Light

It is a rules-neutral set of twelve skirmish scenarios and detailed squad and platoon orders of battle for Norway, Sweden and Finland, as well as the Soviet VDV and Naval Infantry, and the British Royal Marine Commandos. It also contain notes on recommended miniatures as well as special rules and troop attributes.

Andy Canham has done a Review for Journal 87.

It is a PDF-only product, and is being sold for $9.99 USD via Wargame Vault. SOTCW members can get $1.00 USD off using the unique link in the Members Only Page.

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