Packed with information on every aspect of Napoleonic warfare, both land and sea, this book shows the wargamer how to make their miniature battles even more realistic and exciting. It contains... More > detailed information on how armies were raised, trained, provisioned, led and equipped. The book describes the weapons and tactics of the period, giving precise information down to the price of a single musket ball or pair of boots! Stimulating and full of ideas, this book has stood the test of time and is valuable to anyone interested in the Napoleonic period. The original book went onto four editions and was reprinted five times.
The book is published by the History of Wargaming Project as part of a series to make key developments in wargaming available to the modern enthusiast.
Bruce Quarrie (1947-2004) was a prolific author and military historian. He wrote over forty titles, mostly on the Second World War, and edited many more. Len Deighton described him as "one of... More > our most meticulous and well-informed historians”. The Russian Front was a critical battlefield in World War II, involving millions of men and tens of thousands of tanks, guns and aircraft. Bruce Quarrie’s work is an authoritative account of the actual campaign and the weapons used by both sides. It also discusses the best ways these can be reproduced on the table top as a wargame.
Contents include a summary of the campaigns, well-illustrated with numerous maps, plus technical specifications and performance data for the vehicles, tanks, guns and aircraft used. Bruce Quarrie’s classic book on wargaming the Eastern Front has been reproduced by the History of Wargaming Project.< Less