Monday, February 4, 2013

Slingshot 285

ss285 cover
The current issue of Slingshot (number 285, November 2012), the bi-monthly publication of the Society of Ancients, is now available for individual purchases from the Society web store. Also now available (but in very limited supply - around 30 maximum!) are back issue packs for 2012.

Slingshot 285 includes 52 full colour internal pages. The contents of Slingshot 285 are as follows:
  • Editorial: Slings & Arrows
  • Guardroom
  • The Huns at Châlons: A debate between Roy Boss and Simon MacDowall
  • Horses, Spears and Trenches: The Battle of Loudoun Hill, 10 May 1307, by Anthony Clipsom
  • Transjordanian Tales Part 2: Moses in the Land of the Giants, by Alastair McBeath
  • The Western Mediterranean Way of Warfare Debates, Part One: The Western Mediterranean, by Roy Boss & Mark Grindlay
  • Coming to Dublin with Hostility, by Mick Hession
  • Götterdämmerung – DBM Battle Report, by Justin Swanton
  • Teutonic Indigestion, by Mark Fry
  • Fulford Gate 1066 – Hardrada’s last victory, by Jonathan Jones
  • Battle Line Morale in “Day of Battle – the Middle Ages”, by Chris Parker
  • Game & Figure Reviews, by Richard Lockwood, David Edwards & Mark Watson
  • Quick Armies, by Douglas Gold
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