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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/21/2019 3:27:31 PM   
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By all accounts the only things that have changed are fewer USAF personal, fewer aircraft, run down infrastructure and fewer NATO exercises and rotations.

57th Ftr Sqn was deactivated in 95 and the base was shut down in 2006 but plans for reactivating started in 2015 and there are a few USAF people there now I believe, but no assigned aircraft.

This bid for renovation is an indicator of changes to come I think. https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/politics_and_society/2019/06/24/us_military_to_invest_billions_of_isk_in_keflavik/

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/21/2019 3:44:35 PM   
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Your book kept me up until 2 am last night. As I said, I like to read very slow and take in all of the majesty of your words, but I have arrived at the point where the fighting has begun. I can't stop reading. I want to thoroughly enjoy, but I can't just stop because the book is too good. I find myself envisioning the battles that you are describing through the use of CMANO. Having played your scenarios pertaining to this topic, it brings the words to life.

Bart, I'm not getting much sleep and it's all your fault! <lol>

Doug

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/22/2019 8:55:57 PM   
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You can listen to the interview I did on a local radio station here: County 99.3, thanks to Lynn Pickering for doing the interview.

http://northernfury.us/assets/audio/993interview_gauvin.mp3

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/22/2019 10:02:25 PM   
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Bart,

Great interview.

I encourage everyone to listen.

Doug

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/22/2019 10:57:59 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: DWReese

Your book kept me up until 2 am last night. As I said, I like to read very slow and take in all of the majesty of your words, but I have arrived at the point where the fighting has begun. I can't stop reading. I want to thoroughly enjoy, but I can't just stop because the book is too good. I find myself envisioning the battles that you are describing through the use of CMANO. Having played your scenarios pertaining to this topic, it brings the words to life.

Bart, I'm not getting much sleep and it's all your fault! <lol>

Doug


Doug, glad you're enjoying the book! That's exactly the reaction we were shooting for when writing. Be sure to leave us a good review on Amazon/Goodreads when you finish to help us get the word out.

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/23/2019 7:24:45 AM   
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Thanks Doug.

And glad you're enjoying the book.


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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 7/28/2019 8:55:12 PM   
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Hay guys, Joel is traveling again but busy as always - in addition to popping home to help his wife deliver a child he's done an interview with a newspaper in Colorado Springs.

You can read all about it here

Bart

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 9/1/2019 2:33:05 PM   
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Hay guys here is our monthly news letter.

In addition to a big shout out for Andrea G for helping with the names for Italian Air Force Sqns and AndrewJ for his great reports on scenarios - our big announcement is that we are going ahead with an audiobook

We will release a hardcover of the book ~1 Oct and hope to get the audiobook out before Christmas as well

https://mailchi.mp/c9005dfe88d4/august-newsletter

Thanks to everyone for their help and support.

Bart & Joel




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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 9/4/2019 4:29:03 PM   
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I have a long commute and will love to have the audio book available.
Already have the book though from day 1 lol, need glasses to read so slow going lol.

Great work guys! Can't wait for the next one.

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RE: RE:Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO - 9/4/2019 4:43:49 PM   
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We plan for the audiobook by Christmas this year. For book 2 there will likely (based on sales of book 1 audiobook) be an audiobook as well but probably about 6 months after the release of the print & ebooks.

Thanks for you support.

B

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 9/7/2019 1:33:01 AM   
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Your northern fury webpage is just remarkable.... an outstanding of work.... good for you ......

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 9/7/2019 11:27:18 AM   
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Since you're doing a big revamp of the USSR section, I feel obligated to make one small quibble. I'd go with the "Heavy OPFOR" manuals over the older FM 100-2s as a go-to reference because:

1: The FM 100-2's, though not the worst, are still older and based off less complete data than the post-glasnost, juuuuust after the fall of the USSR Heavy OPFOR.
2: The Heavy OPFOR is meant to be a stand-in for a more idealized, full-strength USSR/Russia heading into the early/mid 1990s. What is the USSR in Northern Fury?

Links:

Heavy OPFOR Tactical
Heavy OPFOR Operational
Heavy OPFOR Organizational

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 9/7/2019 2:20:53 PM   
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Thanks for the tip - quite familiar with Heavy OPFOR but you're correct that I have been basing most of my stuff on FM-100-2.

For most of the higher level stuff I've been going here: http://www.ww2.dk/new/newindex.htm and cross referencing with http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/graveyard/26912082/images/1377961541351.pdf and https://coldwargamer.blogspot.com/2013/12/orbat-soviet-force-organisation-against.html

To be honest, I haven't paid that much attention to anything lower than Div except where it gets into specialties like Airborne and Naval Infantry. But now with CMO on the horizon I had better rethink that a bit...

Heavy OPFOR might just be the trick... thanks.

B

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 9/30/2019 6:51:05 PM   
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Hey all, if you haven't pulled the trigger yet on H-Hour we're offering it at a discounted price for a limited time. Check it out!

H-Hour on Amazon

The book is also available now in hardback!

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 11/14/2019 12:19:00 PM   
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If your in eastern Ontario or Northern NY, you may want to visit Picton Ontario on Saturday 16 Nov for an @NorthernFury94 book signing. 1400-1600hrs at the Naval Marine Archive. http://navalmarinearchive.com




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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 11/14/2019 2:54:49 PM   
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Audio book YES!!

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 11/16/2019 10:52:35 PM   
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Hay - Big shout out to AndrewJ who made the trip to Picton today. Was great to meet you and have a chat. Means a lot.

Take care and I'll get to work on that scenario we discussed.

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 11/17/2019 12:30:56 AM   
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I'm glad I was able to make it, and meet the person behind all those great scenarios. They've provided literally hundreds of hours of challenging entertainment, and then a fine book too. Thanks again!

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RE: New Scenario up for testing - 12/4/2019 12:35:49 AM   
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We've got a new Blog posted to the Web Page

http://northernfury.us/blog/post23/

Take a look at the forces arrayed against NATO's Northern Flank in our world. Norway will have a difficult time...






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RE: Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO s... - 12/7/2019 10:28:16 AM   
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This is great news, I tried to buy it but was told Santa has it and will leave it under the tree
Are there any other books like this one?

Merry Christmas to all

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RE: Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO s... - 12/8/2019 8:11:17 PM   
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We should have book #2 'Fire & Ice' ready for next years tree.



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RE: Northern Fury - Check out the book based on CMANO s... - 12/9/2019 7:43:46 AM   
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Oh excellent!

I've just started reading #1 and I'm loving it. The hardback should arrive in 1-2 months, so I also bought the ebook as I'm impatient!

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