Day of the Rangers : Somalia 1993

Author(s): Ambush Alley Games

Other Wars | War Games

In the early 90s, Somalia was a country in chaos - warlords carved out their own territories, enforcing their will through militia gangs, civil war raged, and famine compounded the situation. As a joint US-UN mission struggled to maintain order, the warlords began to unite behind Mohamed Farrah Aidid, who was to proclaim himself President of Somalia and embark upon a campaign to force the peacekeepers out of the country. Operations against Aidid and his strongholds intensified, culminating in the famous Operation Gothic Serpent, and the rescue mission to save a downed Black Hawk helicopter carried out by US Rangers and Delta Force operatives. Day of the Rangers, the latest companion for Force on Force, provides wargamers with all the background, orders of battle, and scenarios they need to immerse themselves in the epic battle for Mogadishu.

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A guidebook to wargaming in war-torn Somalia in the early 1990s.

...a fine survey that pairs historical background with twenty scenarios of battle suitable for wargame players... "The Midwest Book Review (July 2012)""

Ambush Alley Games are the producers of fine historical, horror, and science fiction miniature games. Founded in 2007, this Oklahoma-based company captured the imaginations of modern military gamers with their flagship game, Ambush Alley, and followed up on that success with Ambush Z (a zombie & horror/survival game), various well-received historical expansions, and Force on Force, a rule-set for asymmetrical and kinetic warfare in the post-war to modern period. Ramiro Bujeiro has become a frequent and popular contributor to Osprey Military's book series since illustrating Warrior 23, US Marine in Vietnam (1998). He is an experienced commercial artist who lives and works in his native city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His professional background includes many commissions as a figure illustrator and strip cartoonist for clients all over Europe and the Americas, including many years' work for IPC Magazines in Great Britain. His main interests are the political and military history of Europe in the first half of the 20th century.

General Fields

  • : 9781849087674
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Osprey Publishing
  • : 0.376
  • : March 2012
  • : 242mm X 190mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 242x190mm
  • : Ambush Alley Games
  • : Paperback
  • : Ramiro Bujeiro
  • : 793.92
  • : 96
  • : 50 col