Battle for the Sapun Ridge, (June 1942)

Background: The Siege of Sevastopol also known as the Defense of Sevastopol (Russian: Оборона Севастополя, transliteration: Oborona Sevastopolya) or simply the Battle of Sevastopol (German: Schlacht um Sewastopol) was a military battle and a siege that took place on the Eastern Front of the Second World War. The campaign was fought by the Axis powers Read More…

Defense of the Calumpit Bridges, (Jan 1942

Background: The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines, fought 8 December 1941 through 8 May 1942, was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan and the defense of the islands by Filipino and United States forces. The Japanese launched the invasion by sea from Formosa over 200 miles to the Read More…

Battle of Pelembang, (Feb 1942)

Background: The Battle of Palembang was a battle of the Pacific theatre of World War II. It occurred near Palembang, on Sumatra, on 13–15 February 1942. The Royal Dutch Shell oil refineries at nearby Pladju (or Pladjoe) were the major objectives for the Empire of Japan in the Pacific War, because of an oil embargo Read More…

Battle of Pruzana, (June 1941)

On Aug 27th, we finished our 1941 theme by playing a Barbarossa scenario out of the April 1982 issue of Wargamer’s Digest (vol 9, no.6) “Battle Stations – German Panzer Attack – Pruzana, Russia” (pages 12-13).   Operations Order No.9 General Situation – The “Battle of the Frontier” is concluded’ Panzer formations have broken through Read More…

Battle of Uman, (Aug 1941)

Background The Battle of Uman (15 July – 8 August 1941) was the German and allied encirclement of the 6th and 12th Soviet Armies—under the command of Lieutenant General I. N. Muzyrchenko and Major General P. G. Ponedelin, respectively—south of the city of Uman during the initial offensive operations of German Army Group South, commanded Read More…

On Holiday!!

Where have all the posts been you might ask…  No, we have not passed on to the great man cave in the sky.  Just a little holiday break, as us old cutes need a little rest from time to time.  We have a backlog of battle reports and links, so these will be posted shortly!