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

  1939 Battle of the River Plate (2006) (Peter Merritt) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0875504/plotsummary?ref_=tt_ov_pl On December 13th 1939, the first great naval battle of World War II took place off the coast of Uruguay. Known as the ‘Battle of the River Plate’, it set as rivals two great naval officers in a deadly psychological duel.   1940 The […]

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At the Movies: Get the popcorn ready!

After an exchange of good war movies to view at a recent Virtual CLWG meeting, I offered to curate a list for Milmud. I had in mind pulling together war movies that would be plausible enough for members who may not have a strong background in a particular era to gain some context for creating […]

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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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Winter is Coming Siege of Leningrad

A game proposal from Mukul Patel for a political game of the siege of Leningrad, coming soon to a CLWG meeting. Winter is Coming Siege of Leningrad 1941 to 1942 – A game proposal It was horrific. The siege of Leningrad started in late 1941. Maybe the costliest siege in history over half million people to […]

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