Call Me Burroughs A Life


Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 01/Sep/2020 00:31

736 pages , Twelve , 2014-01-28
Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius." Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media. Burroughs wrote novels, memoirs, technical manuals, and ...[Read More]



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The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino Understanding the Roman Games


Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 31/Aug/2020 17:43

144 pages , JHU Press , 2014-11-14
The Roman emperor Commodus wanted to kill a rhinoceros with a bow and arrow, and he wanted to do it in the Colosseum. Commodus’s passion for hunting animals was so fervent that he dreamt of shooting a tiger, an elephant, and a hippopotamus; his prowess was such that people claimed he never missed when hurling his javelin or firing arr...[Read More]



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Bolt Action: Armies of Great Britain


Published in: Google Books > History > Action Games | Published on 17/Aug/2020 06:30

88 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2013-03-20
With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players can now build an army for Great Britain and the Commonwealth. From early campaigns in Europe to the deserts of North Africa and the jungles of the Far East, British forces faced the Axis threat. The army lists presented here have all the information needed to field such eli...[Read More]



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When the Tempest Gathers From Mogadishu to the Fight Against ISIS, a Marine Special Operations Commander at War


Published in: Google Books > History > Action Games | Published on 17/Aug/2020 00:21

336 pages , Pen and Sword Military , 2020-02-08
These are the combat experiences of the first Marine to command a special operations task force, recounted against a backdrop of his journey from raw Second Lieutenant to seasoned Colonel and Task Force Commander; from leading Marines through the streets of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Fallujah and Mosul to directing multi-national ...[Read More]



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The Capital of Basketball A History of DC Area High School Hoops


Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 18:24

336 pages , Georgetown University Press , 2019-11-03
The celebration of Washington D.C. basketball is long overdue. The D.C. metro area stands second to none in its contributions to the game. Countless figures who have had a significant impact on the sport over the years have roots in the region, including E.B. Henderson, the first African-American certified to teach pub...[Read More]



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A Game of Birds and Wolves The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II


Published in: Google Books > History > Shooting Games | Published on 10/Aug/2020 04:12

320 pages , Little, Brown , 2020-01-28
The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic. By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the outcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic. A grand strategy game was devised by ...[Read More]



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Ideology and Strategy A Century of Swedish Politics


Published in: Google Books > History > Strategy Games | Published on 03/Aug/2020 18:12

344 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1988
Ideology and Strategy is an analysis of issues in Swedish parliamentary history over the past 100 years. Leif Lewin has chosen eight issues and scrutinized them using traditional analysis and, importantly, game-theoretic reasoning.



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The Greatest Game The Day that Bucky, Yaz, Reggie, Pudge, and Company Played the Most Memorable Game in Baseball's Most Intense Rivalry


Published in: Google Books > History > Free Games | Published on 13/Jul/2020 02:25

304 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2009-02-03
An account of the pivotal playoff game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox traces the season leading up to the game; the contributions of such figures as Carlton Fisk and Reggie Jackson; and the stakes that made the contest particularly significant.



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Bolt Action: Campaign: D-Day: Overlord


Published in: Google Books > History > Action Games | Published on 15/Jun/2020 05:40

144 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing , 2019-06-27
From the scaling of Pointe-du-Hoc and the assault on Pegasus Bridge, to the landings on the Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches, this new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to take command of the Allied Forces or those of the defending Axis. Featuring new linked scenarios, rules, troop types, and Theatre Sel...[Read More]



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A Great Game The Forgotten Leafs & the Rise of Professional Hockey


Published in: Google Books > History > New Games | Published on 27/Apr/2020 13:36

368 pages , Simon and Schuster , 2014-10-21
History of the game of hockey and the teams who pursued the first Stanley Cup during the early 1900's.



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The Monopolists Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game


Published in: Google Books > History > New Games | Published on 27/Apr/2020 09:54

320 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing USA , 2015-02-17
The Monopolists reveals the unknown story of how Monopoly came into existence, the reinvention of its history by Parker Brothers and multiple media outlets, the lost female originator of the game, and one man's lifelong obsession to tell the true story about the game's questionable origins. Most think it was invented by ...[Read More]



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The U.S. Government's Zombie Apocalypse Plan | HISTORY


Published in: youtube > HISTORY > Zombie Attack | Published on 24/Feb/2020 05:46

Learn more about Counter-Zombie Dominance, the Pentagon's plan in case of a zombie apocalypse. Subscribe for more HISTORY shows: ...



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