What are you reading?

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby DrRansom » Tue 13 Sep 2016 00:51

I have a book recommendation question Are there any good books on the South Africa bush wars? Thanks

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby D-M » Fri 23 Sep 2016 01:11

Just received these :

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Which should I read first ? :>
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Xeno426 » Fri 23 Sep 2016 01:59

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How about a different "Name of" book?
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CloakandDagger wrote:And you're one of the people with the shiny colored name. No wonder the game is in the state it's in.

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Darkmil » Fri 23 Sep 2016 02:35

I finished
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(An introduction to Italian Fascism)
Going to start
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby [EUG]MadMat » Wed 28 Sep 2016 20:46

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Xeno426 » Wed 28 Sep 2016 21:14

Ooo.

Tactical paradrops in WG4 confirmed?
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CloakandDagger wrote:And you're one of the people with the shiny colored name. No wonder the game is in the state it's in.

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Crotou » Wed 28 Sep 2016 21:42

[EUG]MadMat wrote:
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Someone offered me this book some weeks ago but didn't read it yet. I'm interested in what you think about it.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby [EUG]MadMat » Wed 28 Sep 2016 21:45

Crotou wrote:Someone offered me this book some weeks ago but didn't read it yet. I'm interested in what you think about it.

About to start reading it ...

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Gorganhound » Fri 30 Sep 2016 17:44

I managed to snag a twelve volume copy of a cold war history book called War in Peace that was being given away by the School Library. Needless to say I have been buried in it for the previous few days
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby [EUG]MadMat » Tue 4 Oct 2016 12:42

Xeno426 wrote:Ooo.

Tactical paradrops in WG4 confirmed?

Well, combat jumps straight in a hot zone were indeed a thing in Indochina.
But a game set on this theater would only demonstrate the point why they are forbidden in Wargame: from 1946 to 1949, "hot" combat jumps proved successfull because we only faced a guerilla army, very light and lacking AA doctrine.
But from late 1949 to the end (Dien Bien Phu), the VM got training and heavy equipment from the Red Chinese, victors from the Chinese civil war. And from then on, "hot" combat jump proved always more costly if not complete failures.
Dien Bien Phu alone should be a testimony to this.

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