Lou Coatney's Military and Naval Historical Chess Games/Brettspiller, Writings, and Models

The more we learn about the Second World War,
the better our chances that it will be the LAST world war.

War must be confined to history books and game.

Note: I am now 76!, and this webpage must be renewed every April. If I am no longer around, it disappears - as soon as within a year - so folks would be wise to go ahead download (for your own personal use) everything you want ... or might want ... now.

Contact information: I am here in Flateby, Norway. ELCOAT@hotmail.com is best for contacting me .

Seminal professional Defense 81 (May81) articles on professional wargaming crises and commercial boardgames' value to military professionals by Dr. Francis Kapper, former Director of the DoD Studies, Analysis, and Gaming Agency (SAGA) ... whom I met with in his office down deep in the Pentagon a month or two after they appeared when I was down from Alaska. And my thanks to Alaska State Library Documents and Reference Librarian Kathleen Fearer for obtaining these from the scarce print copies.

Free (but not public domain) Games -- and more to come:

Free, public domain U.S. Government ONI (Office of Naval Intelligence) ID recognition manual plans drawings of World War 2 II ships warships naval vessels -- and more to come

Free Cardstock Paper Model World War 2/II Warships Warship Plans.

My new 3-D 1:1200 card model ships, complementing the Airfix Sink the Bismarck set.

Free "2-D" World War II model ships, from ONI drawings.

Photos of recent 3-D cardstock model ships I have designed.

Mountbatten Pink?

A FREE 3-D cardstock paper model ship plan of the Sleipner class WW2 Norwegian destroyers

Those interested may want to read my 1994 Western Illinois University history masters thesis, THE KATYN MASSACRE: AN ASSESSMENT OF ITS SIGNIFICANCE AS A PUBLIC AND HISTORICAL ISSUE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN, 1940-1993.

Errata for my classic 3W game, Sturm nach Osten

Second 2nd Edition 1991 rules, player aids, and units, for my point to point Russian Front game Dark Crusade, published by 3W in 1984.

How to fight, treat, survive chronic bronchitis, from a lifetime of experience.

10x10 Multiplication Table.

1-20 Number Ladder

For further info, e-mail me at ELCOAT@hotmail.com

Jeg er Aegir1000. :-)

Revised, 12Apr24 - Into the Unknown and Turbo Barbarossa added. Even soon newer Turbo Barbarossa mentioned.