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Guy Farrish

If you buy Russell’s forthcoming book you won’t need to research it, he will have done the hard work!

The landings and taking of Diego Suarez make  great wargame/series of games.

I picked up a copy of Christopher Buckley’s ‘Five Ventures’ at HMSO sometime in the early 80s and one of those ventures is the attack on Madgascar. A friend made an excellent map game out of it. I’ve played that and several landing assault figure games – including unfeasibly exciting destroyer dashes to land commandos in the rear of determined French resistance.

I think a  book on the entire campaign sounds like a great idea, whatever it is called.