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Panzerfaust #52

The final issue of Don Greenwood’s run on Panzerfaust is now available! This issue (March-April 1972) had already gone to being printed by Don Lowry, but still from typewritten layouts.

Recon: Editorial
Wargamer of the Month: Martin Campion * Editor
Diplomacy: The Mythology of Chance in Diplomacy * Rick Brooks
A Second Look at D-Day ’65 * Chuck Lane
German Defense in Anzio * Harold Totten
Panzerblitz Defenses * Vance von Bories
A Wargamer’s Guide to the ACW, Part II * Don Lowry
Wargamer’s Notebook * Editor
Line of Communications * Editor
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
Pass in Review * Editor
Chainmail Additions * Len Lakofka
A First Look at Poland, 1939 * George Phillies
Second Punic War: A Basic Game of Strategy * J.E. Pournelle, PhD.
Impulse Movement * Roy Matheson
Miniature Warfare * Gary Gygax
331 BC * Donald Greenwood
Book Review * Damian Housman
GHQ Novice Rules * Joe Tovar
Fall Barbarossa: The German Offensive in Stalingrad * Harold Totten
PanzerBlitz Changes * Denis Fustini
Close Assault Tactics * Vance von Borries

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Panzerfaust and Campaign #71

In January-February 1976, the magazine had its first name change, to Panzerfaust and Campaign, the start of a transition that would finish in 1977. The feature article was a travelogue encompassing Origins I and several wargame companies.

My Pilgrimage to the Cathedrals of Wargaming * Jack Greene, Jr.
The Campaign and Battle of Brussels * Don Lowry
Rommel: The War for North Africa * H.M. Sarnoff
The Southern Strategy * Chuck Holland
La Bataille de la Moskowa * Charles Starks
Thumbnail Analysis * Don Lowry
Miniature Warfare * Don Lowry
Book Review * Don Lowry
G2 Reports * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #70

The November-December 1975 issue was the last one under the original Panzerfaust name. This issue featured the news from Origins I, and interviews with Gamma Two (Columbia) Games and Jedko Games.

Origins I * Charles Starks
Wargames North of the Border * Jack Greene, Jr. & Larry E. Hoffman
Wargaming Down Under * Jack Greene, Jr.
Caesar, Beware the Orders of Battle * Garry Gygax
Minuteman: Revolutionary or Not * Greg Novak
Thumbnail Analysis * Don Lowry
Miniature Warfare * Don Lowry
Book Review * Don Lowry
G2 Reports * Editor
What Kind of Person Reads PF? * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #69

The September-October 1975 issue of Panzerfaust stayed on schedule, and featured an interview with Gary Gygax.

Historical Overlord * Steve Kane
Panzerfaust Interviews TSR * Don Lowry
The Defense of Quebec * Don Lowry
Tank! Game Review * Jim Putka
Blind Tank! * Russell Johnston
Search & Destroy * Pat Allen
Ti-Terran! * Roberto Camino
Two Games of the Ancient Period * Jack Greene, Jr.
The Battle of the Barents Sea * George R. Cooper
The Battle of Five Armies * Larry Smith
The Anzio Bridges * Joe Nieminski
Passing in Review * Don Lowry
Miniature Warfare * Don Lowry
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
G2 Reports * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #68

Back on a regular schedule that would last for several years, Panzerfaust picked up cover dates again in the middle of 1975.

A Review of Two Tactical Civil War Games * Herschel M. Sarnoff & Frank Peterson
Wargamer’s Guide to the ACW, Part IX * Don Lowry
A Slice of Battleline Publications * Jack Greene, Jr.
El Alamein: Game Critique * Vance von Borries
The Defeat of El Alamein * Pat Allen
Helm’s Deep * Charles Starks
Wargamer’s Guide to Revolutionary War Literature * Gregory J.W Urwin
Game Design: Some Thoughts on CRTs * John Michalski
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
G2 Reports * Editor
Book Review * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #67

The last issue to go without a date, this is the May-June 1975 issue. The masthead proclaimed “Incorporating CAMPAIGN Magazine”, marking the end of efforts to sell that magazine to someone else.

Third Reich Addenda * Steve Kane
Verdun: The Situation & The Game * Jerrold Thomas
Verdun: The Variants * Jerrold Thomas
Battle Report: Le Caillou * Pete Rice
Beating the System * Charles Starks
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
Mail Call
G2 Reports * Editor

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Panzerfaust #66

Roughly the March-April 1975 issue, this was the second one produced in Fallbrook, CA.

The Yom Kippur War * Kent H. Clotfelter
Six From Avalon Hill * Don Lowry
The East is Red * Charles Starks
Siege of Gondor * John Van Devender
Sinai: A Critique * Norris L. Darrall
NATO Goes Nuts: The Third Great Imperialist War * Tyrone Bomba
What I Dislike About Critics of SPI * Bob Davis
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
G2 Reports * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #65

This issue was the first one produced in Fallbrook, CA, which would be the home of the magazine for the rest of its life. This, and the next couple would still carry no cover date, but this one is being considered December ’74/January-February ’75.

A Military History of the Third Crusade * Stanley Grip, Jr.
A Look At the Ardennes Offensive * Anthony O’Brien
Ardennes Breakout * Randy Heller
The Myth of the Daylight Naval Battle in WWII * Jack Greene, Jr.
Combined Arms Operations * James Deininger
The Destruction of Army Group Center * Leo W.G. Niehorster
Victory Conditions, Neutrality & Capitalist Imperialism * Tyrone Bomba
Teaching the Beginner * Charles Starks
The Good Old Days * Mark Wiegia
Game Design: CRT-itis … Some Alternatives * Clifford R. Sayre, Jr.
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
Passing in Review * Editor
Mail Call

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Panzerfaust #64

This was the last issue produced in Maine, and has a reconstructed date of October-November 1974.

Wargamer’s Guide To the American Civil War Part VIII * Don Lowry
The Battle of Middleton * Pete Rice
The Battle of Slovicike Bridge * Ed Eaton
Chainmail Fantasy Variant * Kenneth Burke
December 1941 * Charles Starkes
Operation Market Garden: Game Strategies * Harold Totten
Drang Nach Osten and Untentschieden Game Review * Herschel M. Sarnoff
Survival in WWII * James L. Cole
Game Review: 1776 * Jack Greene, Jr.

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Panzerfaust #63

By the reconstructed schedule, this was the August-September 1974 issue. The big news this time was the sale of Lowrys Hobbies (the original mail-order store) to Pete Rice, under the name “The Toy Soldier”.

Game Review: Seven Days * Richard Hamblen
Le Jour de Gloire: The Aftermath of Napoleon’s Victory at Waterloo * Robert D. Harman
Incremental PanzerBlitz * Andy Lavis, Tom Olson & Jim Snellen
Game Review: Two From Rand * Pete Bennett
French Victory in Napoleon at Waterloo * Anthony O’Brien
Allied Victory in Austerlitz * Roland Wong
SPI vs SDC in SEA * Chuck Holland
The Disposition of the German Army, June-December, 1944 * Antonio Munoz
Game Design: Computerized Board-gaming * Scott P. Duncan
Miniature Warfare: The Owlhoot Trio * Gary Gygax
Thumbnail Analysis * Editor
G2 Reports * Editor
Mail Call

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