Pocket Civilization

Pocket Civilization is a free, downloadable solo civilization building game that’s advertised as being compact enough to play on an airplane.

It looks very cool, and the Board Game Geek reviews are favorable.

French Unforms 56BC to 1806

For a terrific collection of color plates of French military costume from the Gauls to 1806, visit The New York Public Library digital galleries.

Roman Army Uniforms

Who needs Osprey Books? The New York Public Library has a gorgeous set of color plates of the uniforms of the Ancient Roman Army.

Uniforms of Byzantium Through 1453

The New York Public Library Systems Digital Library has digitized images of thousands of plates, prints and paintings, including these of the uniforms of Byzantium through 1453.