Sport: Little Wars

As snow and ice and gas rationing close in on the American home, U.S. games manufacturers are looking forward to their biggest season in years. And that means big.* The old games still flourish. But the real news in games is War, for now the U.S. has lost its military inhibitions.

Air Combat. The war games are generally ingenious, attractive, and in some cases have wartime educational value. Spot-a-plane Game, approved by the U.S. Army & Navy Air Forces, and of obvious value to airplane spotters, is of the parchesi-type. Players progress around...

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