Today would have been the late Donald Featherstone’s birthday, born 20 March 1918.
Happy Birthday Don! You changed lots of lives (of mostly men of a certain age).
To celebrate this year, I bought reprints through the History of Wargaming Project of two of Donald’s classic books that I had not read for years:
Previously on Donald Featherstone’s birthday last year 2019:
And how to celebrate his centenary or his birthday in 2018:
This is how it all started for me as a boy with Don’s book from the branch library, the very copy that I bought when it was sold off.
Boyhood Airfix, boyhood copy of War Games … still have them. Picture from:
War Games being the source of my favourite rules, Featherstone’s simplest rules in its Appendix ‘Close Wars’:
Happy Birthday, Donald Featherstone.
Blog posted by Mark Man of TIN, 20 March 2020.