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by dadlamassu
01 Jul 2020, 21:08
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Peter Rabbit
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Peter Rabbit

It is based on "Cuckoo" which was captured, refitted, repainted and used by 4th Battalion Coldstream Guards in '44 to '45. So it will be used as a surprise for the Germans in a Game. https://tankandafvnews.com/2016/04/27/o ... nther-tank
by dadlamassu
01 Jul 2020, 17:47
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Peter Rabbit
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Peter Rabbit

I had no need of another German tank. Then this morning I found a Matchbox Panther in the stash. So I thought, "What can I achieve in one day?" I was looking for inspiration as I cleared some old books into a box to take to the charity shop and there on top was ... Peter Rabbit. So what about "Peter...
by dadlamassu
09 Jun 2020, 16:25
Forum: World War 2
Topic: 1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: 1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD

Excellent stuff Alan :D I suppose the reason more girls were in the Luftwaffe was AA crews?? All sorts of jobs - AA, searchlights, radar, office work, radio, telephone, acoustic location, dog handlers, cooks, secretaries, stewards, drivers, nurses, doctors, intelligence analysts, plotters, etc. Eve...
by dadlamassu
09 Jun 2020, 14:33
Forum: World War 2
Topic: 1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: 1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD

Silly me! Is it a lass in skirt!? (Or is it a lad in Bavarian shorts!!? .... must get to specsavers after lockdown.... no naughty comments Mr Granty...) Carl Thanks Left to right (all Warlord) HJ "leader", Engel Heckenschutze (BDM sniper, converted), HJ with too large cammo, BDM with Panzerfaust, L...
by dadlamassu
09 Jun 2020, 12:15
Forum: World War 2
Topic: 1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD
Replies: 5
Views: 402

1945 Soviet Scouts, Volkssturm and RAD

Soviet Scouts (warlord Games) https://i.imgur.com/c3wtHOv.jpg Soviet Snipers - males (warlord) on left and females (Bad Squiddo) on right) https://i.imgur.com/ow32BBJ.jpg Reichsarbeirsdienst (converted Warlord Blitzkrieg Germans) https://i.imgur.com/1TDKsVl.jpg Volkssturm (Warlord Last Levy) https:/...
by dadlamassu
04 Jun 2020, 15:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those who still do 1/76
Replies: 3
Views: 481

For those who still do 1/76

Came across this http://mickbellplans.com/ website that may interest those of us old enough to still wargame with armies of 1/76 scale vehicles.
by dadlamassu
17 May 2020, 23:26
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc

Carl, I've done a lot of research into the Volkssturm. It was under Nazi Party control for training and equipment and so uniforms and equipment depended very much upon the degree of efficiency or lack of same of the Kreisleiters and Gauleiters. This was modified by the place of work, the patronage o...
by dadlamassu
17 May 2020, 17:51
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc

Found a few more

Empress have an 88 wit https://www.empressminiatures.com/nat4- ... vvie" crew

Artizan have a few useful figures in the Thrilling Tales series
by dadlamassu
16 May 2020, 20:30
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc

Carl Good idea. I found these (with help) https://elitewargamesandmodels.com/product/ww2-luftwaffe-flak-crew/ and https://www.northstarfigures.com/prod.php?prod=7124 and https://www.dixon-minis.com/shop/28mm-wwII/RES2/ Your suggestion yielded but they have 37 pattern web and .303" rifles https://www...
by dadlamassu
14 May 2020, 15:29
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc
Replies: 9
Views: 1038

Re: Help arming 28mm Volkssturm, RAD etc

Since my son "does" Bolt Action I have tried Warlord (some nice male multipose figures), Plastic Soldier (lots of identical male poses) but no Female Auxiliaries. I have had the same problem in 20mm. I can get Soviet female troops and British ATS and Land Army from Bad Squiddo. I have found a few Pu...