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“The Lamps are Going Out: World War I” to be published by Compass Games

“The Lamps are Going Out: World War I” to be published by Compass Games

Hermann Luttmann March 25, 2015 0

By Hermann Luttmnn: This design is a fast-paced game of strategic decision making in the First World War for two to four players. There are two Alliances – Central Powers and Triple Entente –

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Several Ways with Schlieffen (A Boardgaming Way Review)

Several Ways with Schlieffen (A Boardgaming Way Review)

Paul Comben September 19, 2014 9

By Paul Comben My Five Games of 1914 in France and Belgium This is certainly not a comprehensive list of 1914 titles, as I can think of at least three or four others; but

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1914 – Before the Leaves Fell (An Essay)

1914 – Before the Leaves Fell (An Essay)

Paul Comben September 13, 2014 2

By Paul Comben  An Evaluation of Initial German and French Strategy on the Western Front Like many a student of military history, I spent years believing in something called “The Schlieffen Plan.” It was

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WSJ: The First War to Run on Oil

WSJ: The First War to Run on Oil

Other August 21, 2014 0

From the Wall Street Journal By DANIEL YERGIN World War I made gasoline central to combat and world politics. Half a century ago, on the 50th anniversary of World War I, the diplomatic historian William

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WSJ: The War That Broke a Century

WSJ: The War That Broke a Century

Other July 29, 2014 0

A king, a kaiser, a czar—all were undone as they realized what they had unleashed with World War I. By PEGGY NOONAN  Updated July 25, 2014 6:52 p.m. ET Next week marks the 100th

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Washington Post: How Nicky and Willy could have prevented WWI

Washington Post: How Nicky and Willy could have prevented WWI

Other July 28, 2014 0

By Graham Allison  Graham Allison is director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School. One hundred years ago this week, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm

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What Was Wrong With “Our Bloody Ships”? – An Analysis

What Was Wrong With “Our Bloody Ships”? – An Analysis

Paul Comben June 23, 2014 0

by Paul Comben An analysis of the British Battle Cruisers at Jutland It is common for historians seeking to explain the failures and frustrations surrounding the conduct of the British fleet at Jutland to

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Wall Street Journal: World War I: The War That Changed Everything

Wall Street Journal: World War I: The War That Changed Everything

Other June 21, 2014 0

By MARGARET MACMILLAN World War I began 100 years ago this month, and in many ways, writes historian Margaret MacMillan, it remains the defining conflict of the modern era.   A hundred years ago next week, in

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Wall Street Journal: Global Leadership: How WWI Helped Unravel the British Empire

Wall Street Journal: Global Leadership: How WWI Helped Unravel the British Empire

Other June 21, 2014 0

By ADAM HOCHSCHILD The Great War began dethroning a superpower—but it was one of the victors The First World War helped to dethrone a superpower—paradoxically, one of the victors. In 1914, Britain sat atop the

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BBC – Viewpoint: 10 big myths about World War One debunked

BBC – Viewpoint: 10 big myths about World War One debunked

Other April 1, 2014 0

No war in history attracts more controversy and myth than World War One. For the soldiers who fought it was in some ways better than previous conflicts, and in some ways worse. By setting

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