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Last Updated On Thursday, 29 January 2015.

This week's update includes thirteen different articles and links for you to enjoy.

Flames Of War Paint Sale
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			Back The Desert Fort Bringing Back The Desert Fort
Over the past few years we have heard many customers asking if we would bring back the Desert Fort and Ruins. Whilst we have wanted to do it, we needed to be confident that enough of you really wanted them enough to complete a production run large enough to make it economical (for you and us).

Bringing Back The Desert Fort...
The Passing Of A Legend:
Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015)
On 24 January 2015, legendary Tiger Ace Otto Carious passed away at age 92. Over the years he has been the subject of many an article on the Flames Of War website. So in rememberance we take a look back at the best of Otto Carius in the world of Flames Of War.

Tigers in the Mud: Otto Carius on the Eastern Front, 1942-1944...
A Reluctant Hero: Fielding Otto Carrius in Flames Of War...
Carius (GBX80)...

Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015)
Nachtjäger Landing Page Nachtjäger Landing Page
We provide a landing page for all your Nachtjäger needs.

Nachtjäger Landing Page...
Finishing The Job:
British Forces in Nachtjäger
By March 1945, the Soviets are crushing their way west to the Oder River, the US Army has crossed the Rhine at Remagen, and the British at Wesel. The final battle for Germany is on as the defenders are besieged on all sides.

Finishing The Job...

Finishing The Job
Defending The Reich Defending The Reich:
German Forces in Nachtjäger
Nachtjäger is the latest book in the late-war Flames Of War series of Intelligence Handbook. Nachtjäger covers the fighting in northwest Germany in 1945. It focuses on the British crossing and advance from the Rhine River into the heartland of Germany. Pitted against them are an array of newly raised and auxiliary troops.

Defending The Reich...
Nachtjäger Product Preview
We preview some of the upcoming product releases for the Late-war Intelligence Handbook, Nachtjäger.

Nachtjäger Product Preview...

Nachtjäger Product Preview
Preview Of Wargames Illustrated Issue 328 Preview Of Wargames Illustrated Issue 328
We take a sneak peek at the contents of the upcoming issue of Wargames Illustrated, issue 328.

Preview Of Wargames Illustrated Issue 328...
Panzer Angriff:
CanCon 2015 - TO’s Report
Ken Snell from Panzer Angriff reports on the Flames Of War events held recently at CanCon.

CanCon 2015: TO’s Report...

CanCon 2015 - TO’s Report
Beyond The Foxholes Episode 24 Breakthrough Assault Podcast:
Beyond The Foxholes Episode 24
Amongst the topics of episode 24 is an in-depth look at the latest Flames Of War Intelligence Handbook, Nachtjäger.

Beyond The Foxholes Episode 24...
Breakthrough Assault:
Nachtjäger - Tactical Thoughts
Coxer from Breakthrough Assault examines the tactical considerations when creating army lists from Nachtjäger.

Nachtj&aum l;ger - Tactical Thoughts...

Nachtjäger - Tactical Thoughts
Nachtjäger After Action Report Breakthrough Assault:
Nachtjäger After Action Report
15th / 19th Hussars vs. Panzerkampfgruppe von Benningsen
Ben and Adam from Breakthrough Assault fight it out using the 15th / 19th Hussars and Panzerkampfgruppe von Benningsen from Nachtjäger.

Nachtjäger After Action Report...
Breakthrough Assault:
Nachtjäger Tale of 4 Gamers Painting Challenge
The guys from Breakthrough Assault have set themselves a unique painting challenge using the forces featured in Nachtjäger.

Na chtjäger Tale of 4 Gamers Painting Challenge...

Nachtjäger Tale of 4 Gamers Painting Challenge
Painting Stowage From The War Files...
Painting Stowage
Each week we take a look back at an article(s) from days gone past that are still highly relevant today. This week James Brown offers some advice on painting stowage featured on Flames Of War miniatures.

Painting Stowage...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
			Question Of The Week The Question Of The Week
The Question Of The Week offers Flames Of War players a chance to expand their knowledge and become better players. This week’s question is in regards to rolling Armour Saves in an Assault.

The Question Of The Week...

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Fate Of A Nation Now Featured in Forces Of War:
Build A Force For The Six-Day War Has Never Been Easier!
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Fate Of A Nation Now Featured in Forces Of War
Flames Of 
			War Digital App
Flames Of War Digital App
Flames Of War Digital provides you with access to the growing range of Flames Of War products quickly and easily. From this app you will be able to download exclusive free-of-charge digital content, purchase new Intelligence Handbooks and individual Briefings for the first time. Keep up to date with Lessons From The Front, product erratas and Know Your Enemy.

Flames Of War Digital: What Can I Expect?..
Flames Of War Digital App..

2015 European Tournament Season
We’ve been listening to the feedback and working behind the scenes to vastly improve our UK and European tournaments over the next year.

2015 European Tournament Season...
2015 European Tournament Season
Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season

Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season
The official points totals for the 2014 - 2015 North American tournament season have now been decided and are as follows:

Period Points
1390 points
1710 points
1900 points
Recent Articles

European Flames Of War Week...

Be yond The Foxholes Episode 23...

Nachtjä ;ger Part One: The British...

Nachtjä ;ger Part Two: The Germans...

New toys for Nachtjäger...

Red Army Tankovy Conscript T-34 Army...

The Tanks Of '67...

Israeli Super Jeeps...

Because The Night...

The Battle Badgers At TundraCon...

Counterattack - Israeli & Egyptian Tank Forces...

Bring Up The Guns, US Style!...

The Redemption Of The HMG...

Alex learns how to...Cromwells...

Rafah Junction: 20,000 point Fate Of A Nation Throw Down...

Remagen Bridge Mat Set (FW230A)...

Vietnam US Infantry Company...

M48A3 Patton...

German Greatcoat Infantry (GE862)...

Getting Great at Flames Of War: Part Three...

January's  Releases
Fate Of A Nation
AJO511 M40 106mm Recoilless
AJO726 Heavy Mortar Platoon
AJO729 Artillery HQ and Crew (Jordanian)
AJSO101 Jordanian Command Teams
AIS141 M50 (155mm) SP
AIS726 120mm Artillery Battery

AIS729 Artillery HQ and Crew (Israeli)
AAR540 37mm 61-K gun (x3)
AAR729 Artillery HQ and Crew (UAR)
AISO101 Israeli Command Teams
AISO501 M50 (155mm) Gun
AARBX05 M4/FL-10 Sherman Platoon

Battlefield In A Box
BB178 Mosque (Retail Release)
BB179 Mosque Walls (Retail Release)

Wargames Illustrated
WI328 Wargames Illustrated Issue 328

February's Releases

Flames Of War
FW231 Nachtjäger (80 pages)
BBX28 British Rifle Company (Plastic)
GBX84 Panther/Jagpanther (Plastic)
GBX85 Sd Kfz 251/1 Transport Platoon (x4) (Plastic)
BBX29 M5 Halftrack Transport Platoon (x4) (Plastic)
GBX82 Sd Kfz 251/20 (Uhu) Platoon (x2)
GE848 Panzersturm Platoon (with Vampir IR equipment)
GSO206 Sd Kfz 251 IR Equipment (x4 sets)
GSO143 Nachtjägers (Vampir Equipment)
TK905 Muzzle Flash Token Set

Wargames Illustrated
WI329 Wargames Illustrated Issue 329

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