Category Archives: Naval History

Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

Battle of Midway 75th Anniversary

Greetings! This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, one of the greatest battles in naval history and one that is regarded as the turning point of the Pacific War. By way of memorial, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Re-fighting Jutland

Re-fighting Jutland

The following essay was written by Mr. Seth Owen, a good friend and MBS forum member (user Wargamer55). He recently had the opportunity to play in a large wargame played at the Naval War College in Newport, RI that was … Continue reading

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Fatal Choices Book Review

As I mentioned in a brief post a while back, I recently backed a Kickstarter for a book project called “Fatal Choices: Wargames Decisions and Destiny in the 1914 Battles of Coronel and Falklands” by Seth Owen, who posts in … Continue reading

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Fatal Choices Kickstarter

Hey all! I just wanted to point your attention towards a Kickstarter that is running right now, created by a good friend of mine named Seth Owen (who posts on the MBS forms as wargamer55). He has created a self-contained … Continue reading

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Ghenghis Con 2014

Landlubber here! Spent Friday and Saturday this past weekend at Genghis Con 2014, a local gaming convention put on by the good folks at the Denver Gamers Association.¬† The con was here in Denver (actually Aurora, a suburb), at the … Continue reading

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Fighting Lady

Fighting Lady

Saw this video posted over on the Forumini, and thought I would share it here. It is an hour-long period piece about the 2nd USS Yorktown and her first actions in the Pacific. What makes this piece particluarly interesting is … Continue reading

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Battle of Midway Lecture

So, as I mentioned¬† a while back when I posted a War at Sea battle report that re-created the battle of Midway, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway. I recently discovered an excellent lecture by … Continue reading

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