Thursday, August 8, 2013

"The Last Battle"

Stephen Harding 's new book tells the real tale of how US G.I.s along with French political prisoners and their German captors all team up to fight off repeated attacks by the SS whose mission was to retake the castle-prison and kill all of its prisoners and Allied occupants.

Pick it up and see how weird war really can be.
Brian

3 comments:

  1. Crazy, going to check that book out

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    1. It's a great story and would make a fantastic movie too.

      Brian

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  2. It could make a good scenario for a war game.
    All it needs is a Sherman tank, a large chalet or small castle, about 10 French prisoners, a squad of Americans, a squad of Wehrmacht (of questionable loyalty) and about 40 SS with an antitank gun.
    At some point in the game, more Americans would arrive to save the beleaguered occupants of the chalet.
    It should work with the Battleground, WW II rules.

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