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by CarlL
29 Jul 2021, 18:33
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: lovely 28mm for early 20th C colonial action
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lovely 28mm for early 20th C colonial action

Over on TWW (see https://www.thewargameswebsite.com/victorious-miniatures-3/ ) there is an ad from Victorious Miniatures (see their site at https://victoriousminiatures.com/ ) for late 19th century figures (photos in ad for Chinese Imperial Gunners, colonial Italian Bersaglieri, and colonial French ...
by CarlL
29 Jul 2021, 18:16
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: Mars, Set 72123, "German Paratroopers (Tropical Uniform)" in 1/72
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Views: 6

Mars, Set 72123, "German Paratroopers (Tropical Uniform)" in 1/72

Over on PSR website there is a new review, of Mars, Set 72123, "German Paratroopers (Tropical Uniform)" in 1/72, see http://www.plasticsoldierreview.com/review.aspx?id=1379 From where I have borrowed one photo, others available at above. You get a heavy weapons group with 40 crew figures f...
by CarlL
27 Jul 2021, 07:55
Forum: 21st Century
Topic: mapping history in the making in Afghanistan
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Views: 36

mapping history in the making in Afghanistan

There is an interesting piece on bbc news that's using diagrams / maps to show changes in military control of districts, border points and links to road network (road types uncertain!) see https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-57933979 The use of the term Taliban is also a bit loose (or unexplained ...
by CarlL
27 Jul 2021, 07:26
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 84 year old's Third Reich stash in cellar in northern Germany
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Views: 49

84 year old's Third Reich stash in cellar in northern Germany

Well, its not everyday you find a Panther tank (minus its tracks), an unspecified AA gun, a torpedo and stash of firearms from Third Reich in the cellar of someone's house, but this is what happened in 2015, in Heikendorf, when investigators from Berlin went looking for stolen art from Nazi era; the...
by CarlL
23 Jul 2021, 06:28
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: PSC Gaz truck conversions
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: PSC Gaz truck conversions

Will, This info only leads me to ask more cheeky questions, and possibly a rude one too, JUST HOW BIG is your WARGAMES TABLE !!?? CarlL PS I did once launch THREE wave attacks each of a division of infantry across a 8x6 wargames table (OK that's moderate to small) using BKC1, and at a much reduced f...
by CarlL
23 Jul 2021, 06:19
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New scenario
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: New scenario

Bilk,

I can only manage to paint heads on my 20mm with help of a magnifying glass!!

I was only interested in what they looked like as never seen one of these Spanish battle honour decorations.

CarlL
by CarlL
23 Jul 2021, 06:17
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: e books at Helion, at least one bargain currently
Replies: 2
Views: 118

e books at Helion, at least one bargain currently

I am really a paper / book fan but following may be of interest to those with likes of kindle or other ebook formats. I was browsing their "Musket to Maxim" (1815 to 1914) range of books when I noted six of these had also been published as ebook downloads by Helion. I then switched to thei...
by CarlL
22 Jul 2021, 09:11
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: PSC Gaz truck conversions
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: PSC Gaz truck conversions

Great to see your work Will, it will no doubt inspire the rest of us to do similar. Looks like a neat work by S&S to make a very smooth 'conversion'. Just one cheeky question, if that "fleet" of trucks is your command 'section' then how big is your Russian army and are you doing it in ...
by CarlL
22 Jul 2021, 09:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spanish Foreign Legion in the news
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Spanish Foreign Legion in the news

It's a political hot potato in Spain, you don't have to read very far about Franco's conquest of Republican Spain to understand why its a hot potato. Sparked off presently by plans to erect a six metre (20 feet) tall monument to celebrate the birth and actions of the Spanish Foreign Legion. see http...
by CarlL
21 Jul 2021, 18:02
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New scenario
Replies: 11
Views: 373

Re: New scenario

Thanks Richard.
It is strange its hard to find.
Maybe I will try a search in Spanish later.
CarlL