Donald Featherstone, is the most prolific author in wargaming. His lifetime’s output continues with this book about commando operations. Originally rejected by the publisher, this book has finally been brought into print by the History of Wargaming Project.
This book is about wargaming commando operations.
Included in Part One is an introduction to the Commandos, their history, training and equipment. It also covers previously unpublished material on a planning a raid, an attack on a gun battery in 1942 and a beach assault in 1944.
The second part of the book includes three previously unpublished sets of Featherstone rules, three scenarios and recollections from early wargamers about some early commando wargames with Donald Featherstone and Lionel Tarr.
The third part of the book is Don Featherstone’s reflections on a lifetime of wargaming.
The History of Wargaming Project aims to record and publish key steps in the development of the hobby.