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D-Day at Omaha Beach (3rd Printing): recreates America’s most bloody and heroic day of World War II. In this solitaire game from the designer of the solo classics RAF and Ambush, you control the forces of…

D-Day at Tarawa (2nd Printing): is a solitaire game simulating the amphibious invasion of Betio Island in the Tarawa Atoll. The US marines assaulting the tiny island, with its strategically vital airstrip…

D-Day Kits: Kits for D-Day at Omaha Beach, D-Day at Tarawa, and D-Day at Peleliu that includes a Mounted Game Board and Color Rules Booklet…

Drive on Moscow Ziplock: is a two-player (solitaire friendly), low-intermediate complexity, strategic simulation of the German attempt to capture the capital of the Soviet Union late in 1941…


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At the time of the armistice ending World War I, German armies occupied much of Western Russia, including the Baltic states, Belorussia, the Ukraine, and the Caucasus oil region. See MoreSee Less

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Today in Military History
7 December 1941

“A date which will live in infamy.”

The US Naval base at Pearl Harbor was attacked by 353 aircraft, launched from six Japanese aircraft carriers. The attack was intended to keep the US Pacific Fleet from interfering with Japanese operations in Southeast Asia. The US had 100 ships stationed in Pearl Harbor, with the bulk of the Pacific’s battleship fleet docked and being refit for duty. The attack came on the morning of 7 December 1941. At 7:48 a.m. the first wave of Japanese fighter-bombers struck. A second wave followed, with 171 Japanese planes continuing to strike American warships. Every American battleship was damaged in the attack, with USS Arizona, USS Oklahoma, USS West Virginia, and USS California sunk in the attack. The US was able to refloat USS West Virginia and USS California; they returned to service in 1944. USS Oklahoma was refloated, but sunk again in 1947 while being towed to San Francisco. USS Arizona was a total loss, and remains as a memorial to that fateful day. See MoreSee Less

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The normal combat patrol of a German submarine during World War I was 17 days, of which only five were actually spent on stations, the balance being consumed in transit. The longest combat patrol by a German submarine in the war was one of 25 days by U-38 in 1915. See MoreSee Less

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Today in Military History
30 November 1718

Charles XII of Sweden is killed during the Siege of Fredriksten (Norway) during the Great Northern War. In June 1709, Charles XII was defeated by Peter the Great in the Battle of Poltava. Following his defeat, Charles fled to the Ottoman Empire, where he remained in exile until 1714. Upon returning to Sweden, Charles embarked on a campaign against Denmark, marching his army into Norway (then under Danish rule) in 1716. The Swedes successfully occupied the Norwegian capital of Christiania (modern Oslo) but was forced to withdrawal later after suffering unsustainable losses. He invaded Norway again in 1718, laying siege to the Norwegian fortress of Fredriksten. While inspecting his troops on the perimeter of the fortress on 30 November 1718, Charles was struck in the head and killed by a projectile fired from the fortress. With his death, the Swedes ended their siege of Fredriksten and the invasion of Norway. See MoreSee Less