Eighth Air Force / Rise of the Luftwaffe

GMT Games

$40 / $30

13 and up

Low-Medium

History, discussion of WW2

2-6 (best with 4 or less)

Yes—each player controls one flight of planes.

60-90 minutes

15 minutes

variable, 15-60 minutes

Covers all planes in Europe. Card game requiring strategy. Good to show superiority of jets, vulnerability of bombers. Definitely can see the progression in technology from 1939 to 1945. It is also possible to play a hand “solo” to learn the rules before explaining them to students.