In the 1970's, the US Army decided that it needed a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, similar to the West German Gepard or Soviet ZSU-23-4. The result was the M247 Sergeant York.
This article describes the M247 itself, the procurement process, and all the problems that led to Caspar Weinberger describing it as "basically an ineffective system" when it was cancelled in 1985. ... [click here for more]
A Matomaton collectable cards image collection for wargamers.
Fifty images from one series of collectable cards depicting the medals and ribbons of British chivalric orders and awards for valour.
This collection contains images of the fronts and backs of twenty-five cards from the British Orders Of Chivalry & Valour series of the early nineteenth... [click here for more]
A Matomaton national and period dress reference collection for wargamers, roleplayers and LARPers.
An A3-sized page with a large format (double spread) image of various illustrations of Inuit dress, tools, etc as well as an interior. This PDF contains reproductions of the actual illustrations by various artists. These high quality scans provide a valuable reference resource for... [click here for more]
A Matomaton military history reference book.
A compilation of WHG Kingston's writings on British explorations of the Arctic during the reign of Queen Victoria.
This PDF gathers together Kingston's articles written for two volumes that charted the wars and campaigns fought by Great Britain in various parts of the world.
The PDF contains:
-- Four pages... [click here for more]