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Movies: World War II 1939AD -1945AD (Part II)

  The Resistance   The Resistance Banker (2018) (Deborah Southwell) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4610378/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, banker brothers Walraven and Gijs van Hall face their greatest challenge yet when they decide to help fund the Dutch resistance.   Zwartboek (The Black Book; 2006) (Jaap Boender) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0389557/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer […]

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Movies: Early Modern Military History 1450AD – 1750AD

1600s   Michiel de Ruyter (Admiral; 2015) (Jaap Boender) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2544766/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country’s strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter (1607-1676)   Cromwell (1970) (Andy Grainger) […]

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Seize Warsaw – Offside thoughts by Mukul Patel

My role in this online game by Nick Luft, was as Chief of Staff to Deborah at 5th Panzer Brigade HQ. Communications. This game worked fine using Discord. The different channels worked fine or maybe fine. It took me a little while to get idea of the game, and it moved very fast, so I […]

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Seize Warsaw: Onside Review – Nick Luft

Seize Warsaw was inspired by reading about a failed offensive of the 4th Panzer Division which attempted – on its own – to attack and take Warsaw. This event occurred during the collapse of part of the Polish Army, 6 and 7 September. The Panzer Division thought it could push into the gap formed by […]

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