Chapter 11 of a book entitled, "Lex Choix Economiques: Decisions Sequentielles et Simulation," edited by Pierre Rosenstiehl and Alain Ghouila-Houri, published by Dunod, Paris, 1960. While the book describes various aspects of simulation, this particular chapter presents only some general information on war games. The paper provides a short history of war games and an introduction to the various characteristics, techniques, and types of war games. An illustration of the steps in an umpired war game is included.
Weiner, Milton G., An Introduction to War Games. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 1959. https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P1773.html. Also available in print form.
Weiner, Milton G., An Introduction to War Games, RAND Corporation, P-1773, 1959. As of November 29, 2023: https://www.rand.org/pubs/papers/P1773.html