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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…

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Today in Military History
18 January 1913

The Greek navy defeats the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Lemnos. Following the loss of a number of islands in the Aegean Sea, the Ottomans planned to destroy the Greek fleet docked on the island of Lemnos. The Ottomans had been defeated a month earlier in the Battle of Elli, and hoped a victory against the Greek fleet would raise the morale of Turkish forces. The Ottomans deployed three battleships, one cruiser, and five destroyers to engage the Greek fleet of three battleships, one armored cruiser, and seven destroyers. The Ottomans achieved an excellent rate of fire in the battle, but were plagued by poor accuracy. In the engagement the Turks only achieved two hits on the Greek fleet, injuring one Greek sailor. The Greeks on the other hand unleashed a torrent of accurate fire on the Ottoman fleet. The Ottoman battleship Barbaros Hayreddin was hit with 20 shells that destroyed its gun systems. Forced to retreat from the region, the Ottoman’s lost control of the Aegean for the remainder of the First Balkan War. See MoreSee Less

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The 1941 procurement budget of the US Navy was $4.5 billion, which was sufficient to cover the cost of seven battleships, 18 aircraft carriers, 27 cruisers, 115 destroyers, and 43 submarines. See MoreSee Less

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Today in Military History
11 January 1863

The Confederate raider, CSS Alabama sinks the US Navy steamer USS Hatteras in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, Texas. During the American Civil War, the US Navy held the upper hand over the Confederates. Because the Confederates could not deploy a sizeable navy to take on the Union, they resorted to using raiders and privateers to breach the Union blockade. On 11 January 1863, USS Hatteras was on blockade duty with USS Brooklyn and five other vessels off of Galveston, Texas. Hatteras spotted CSS Alabama and pursued the vessel. As the Union vessel closed on Alabama, the Confederates called out that they were HMS Spitfire. The guise lowered the Union readiness, which was preparing a boarding party to inspect the Confederate vessel. In a move that surprised the Union sailors, Alabama raised its colors and opened fire with a heavy broadside on Hatteras. For thirteen minutes the two vessels unloaded broadsides into each other. With his ship on fire and fearing an explosion, Capt. Homer Blake ordered the magazines flooded. With Hatteras sunk, Alabama sailed for the South Atlantic. See MoreSee Less

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Strategy & Tactics Issue #309 – Game Edition
The War of Turkish Liberation

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The American 173rd Airborne Brigade made the only major American combat parachute jump of the Vietnam War. See MoreSee Less