Preble Hall

Kriegspiel: Wargaming from Prussia to modern Germany

Episode Summary

Professor Jorit Wintjes of the University of Wurzburg discusses the history of Prussian wargames and how wargames are developed in the modern era for military professionals.

Episode Notes

Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum

A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum

Host: Dr. Marcus Jones, Professor, Dept. of History, U.S. Naval Academy

Date recorded: 22 July 2020

Information on the Prussian Kriegsspiel can be found here:

Our 'monster', Pluie de Balles, is briefly explained here:

And in more detail here: