The First Battle of Gig Harbor

The First Battle of Gig Harbor

The idea for this battle began back in March 2020 when part of my family was driving past a small open area on a “Blue Star Memorial Highway” near the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and saw War Memorial Park. My 17yo daughter asked what the park was and my wife teased her, saying it commemorated a […]

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Night Fighter Ace, Week 5

Night Fighter Ace, Week 5

After taking a week off while my wife and I headed to the east coast on vacation (the goal was to view the fall foliage that just happened to be near American Civil War battlefields…  ) the I/NJG 5 again were ready to fly night missions against RAF bombers. All five squadron members were available […]

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WATERLOO GAMES

WATERLOO GAMES

Waterloo Games is the new brick and mortar gaming shop in Mechanicsville, VA. Proprietor Rob Eubanks supports all sorts of gaming, from historical to science fiction to fantasy gaming. I am not trying to be a “shill”, however, in this time of the COVID apocalypse and tales of struggling/failing/closing businesses, it is nice to see a success story and […]

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Night Fighter Ace, Mission Evenings 3 & 4

Night Fighter Ace, Mission Evenings 3 & 4

Our local gaming group continued to fight the COVID apocalypse by getting together via Zoom to play Night Fighter Ace. We are having a great time and look forward to getting “up in the air” each week. I failed to write an AAR after the missions we flew two weeks ago so will include two […]

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Night Fighter Ace, Dritter Teil

Night Fighter Ace, Dritter Teil

The saga of the 5th Nachtjäger 5 fighter squadron, based in Berlin, continued last evening via Zoom to combat the ravages of the current Coronavirus apocalypse and to keep us a little closer to the “sane” side of things. All the pilots who were available for actions were now flying the Bf 110/Fa series plane […]

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Night Fighter Ace, Zweiter Teil

Night Fighter Ace, Zweiter Teil

Last evening the Nachtjäger 5 fighter squadron reentered the night skies over western Europe to defend the Reich against incursions by the RAF’s nighttime bombers. Ufw Murphy was on leave to care for his aged mother and was replaced by a new pilot, Ufw Scott Williams, recently graduated from flight school. [Adjutant: A re-re-review of […]

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Ship of da Month – September 2020

Ship of da Month – September 2020

By Michael Koznarsky I had the pleasure of giving my daughter away at her wedding over the weekend with the added bonus of getting to babysit my grandson while they go on their honeymoon. It does mean that I will be in Indiana for almost the entire month of September so had to think quick […]

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Night Fighter Ace Gaming

Night Fighter Ace Gaming

By Michael Koznarsky Night Fighter Ace is a boardgame by Compass Games that recreates German WWII night fighters intercepting British bombers over the Reich from August 1943 until 1943. It is designed as a solo game but we decided to get as many of our local gamers together to see if we could do this […]

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