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by TWR
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Tricky chaps, these new armies
Replies: 7
Views: 163

Re: Tricky chaps, these new armies

Fred, I agree with you regarding the French Moderns. My own AMX-10RCs are yet to venture to Africa preferring to face the Soviets.

However, Robin is yet to admit to having some Modern French in 6mm, at least here. I think they too are in the lead pile...
by TWR
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: After Arras
Replies: 0
Views: 37

After Arras

To counter the unfettered British propaganda a summary of operations conducted by elements of 7th Panzer Division on the 22nd of May 1940 is finally available. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dyluj7uU0AAA4uA?format=jpg&name=large You will find it at my Spearhead blog, specifically: https://ww2spearhead....
by TWR
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: BEF blunts Panzer advance
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: BEF blunts Panzer advance

Reich Minister Goebbels indicates that much of the BBC broadcast was simply British propaganda and as such can not be trusted.
by TWR
Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: France 1940
Replies: 2
Views: 91

France 1940

Things seem quiet here so I thought I would post something... Friday evening found the in a German Panzers advancing in a long overdue 6mm WWII Spearhead game set in northern France in 1940, with each commander deploying a reinforced regiment. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DxyLLRXUwAAT2EJ?format=jpg&n...
by TWR
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: The Journal
Topic: Journal 95 and Editors Role
Replies: 16
Views: 2689

Re: Journal 95 and Editors Role

Thank you to the team involved in producing the latest version. I’m still working my way through the journal, but certainly appreciate all the work putting this together.

Kind regards,

Keith McNelly
by TWR
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Early 20th Century
Topic: Attaque a l'outrance August 1914
Replies: 4
Views: 562

Re: Attaque a l'outrance August 1914

I was one of the players in the game Carl, one of two commanding the Germans. I play WWII and Modern Spearhead most often, but occasionally Robin recruits me for a GWSH game. Of all the games in the family the Great War version is the simplest, at least in the early war period where weapon systems a...
by TWR
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: The Journal
Topic: Journal Progress
Replies: 9
Views: 1750

Re: Journal Progress

Great to see there has been progress on assembling the journal, a task that often goes unnoticed. I look forward to its release at some point, when time permits of course.
by TWR
Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Late 20th Century
Topic: Cold War Gaming
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Re: Cold War Gaming

Hi John, The table measures 6’ in width and 4’ in depth. The ground scale we use is such that 1” represents 125m - there are two in MSH. So the table width is around 9km. The Soviets were of course concentrated in on only a very small sector of this. Each base is 1 1/4” wide so you can reverse engin...
by TWR
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Late 20th Century
Topic: Cold War Gaming
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Re: Cold War Gaming

Another Cold War encounter this time a Soviet Deliberate Attack on a weak West German brigade position. Massing elements from two understrength Motor Rifle Regiments the Soviets attacked the German right. Massed formations moved forward supported by Hind helicopter gunships and supported by massed a...
by TWR
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Late 20th Century
Topic: Cold War Gaming
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Cold War Gaming

For those interested here are a couple of photos of last night’s Modern Spearhead game. This time an encounter between West Germans and elements of a Soviet Tank Regiment well supported by artillery, helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. The main action occurred between a West German Panzer Battalion...