Though a late entrant to the Second World War, the United States produced tens of thousands of vehicles that were used by the Allies across the globe in all theatres. As the full weight of the American industrial machine was applied, the Axis powers buckled and were finally defeated. The vehicles produced by America were, as with all nations, found wanting in the earlier years but development quickly... [click here for more]
Once continental Europe had fallen to Germany, Britain stood alone against the Axis powers for nearly a year, until Hitler’s attention turned to Russia and America entered the war. As the war turned against Germany, Britain became the launch point for the liberation of Europe and the drive into the heart of the Third Reich. The vehicles produced by Britain were often born from a desperate need... [click here for more]
Battle-hardened from their activities in the Spanish Civil War, the army and air force of Germany in the Second World War was prepared to handle any enemy, and their pace of innovation was extensive. From small armoured cars to some of the most famous tanks of the entire war, the development of German vehicles was methodical and effective.
This supplement for Traveller introduces many vehicles that... [click here for more]
The dominant force in the Pacific in during the middle stages of the war, the Japanese military played a desperate gamble to knock out its American and European enemies before the full weight of their retaliation could be brought to bear. Spearheaded by sea and air power, the vehicles presented in this book were used on the islands of the Pacific as the war leapt from one to another. Though not facing... [click here for more]
It takes skill and patience to kill with a rifle. Whether it is the casual hunter going up into the mountains for an easy weekend of camping, the trained SWAT team member zeroing in on a hostage taker or the lone soldier operating in no-man’s land, the ability to strike with impunity at great range has remained one of the chief roles of rifle weaponry. Modern Playaids: Sniper takes you into... [click here for more]
Taking the brunt of German aggression, the Soviet Union reeled under the onslaught for the first years of the war. After finally holding the enemy back at Stalingrad, the Soviet war machine was finally able to flex its muscles and struck forward, carrying the war into the heart of Germany. In many ways, the clash between Germany and the Soviet Union was the Second World War, and became the source... [click here for more]