Battle for Norway

Robert Martensson has created a nice site describing a rarely-touched aspect of WWII: The Battle for Norway.

Axis History Factbook

The owner of the Axis History site cautions: “This is an apolitical site dedicated to the history of the Third Reich and its allies. This is not a Nazi site, and I am not a Nazi.”

Its a good warning, because this sort of thing could easily be abused. That said, this is a good site with lots of information for wargamers. Of particular interest are the sections on the Axis allies, which have lots of good information on the units, decorations and equipment used.

A Terrible Resolve Midway Rules

Matt Fritz has these free wargames rules for gaming the Battle of Midway. The rules are designed for 1/700 ship and airplanes models but Matt also provides paper counters and airplanes.

The Lionel Tarr Rules

Jim Wallman has posted the Lionel Tarr Rules for Modern Warfare on his website. Jim explains that these were

written sometime around 1959, these are as published in Don Featherstone’s original 1962 book ‘War Games’ – retyped and made available to nostalgic wargamers everywhere.

Fast Play D-Day Rules

The theme of Historicon 2004 is “D-Day and the Liberation of Europe.” If you’re not going, you can still be there in spirit by playing this set of Fast Play D-Day free wargames rules. Author Matt Fritz also provides paper soldiers, landing craft and bunkers. It’s everything you need for a quick D-Day game.