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by dadlamassu
Sun May 26, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 17
Views: 117

Re: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant

ianrs54 wrote:
Sun May 26, 2019 9:21 am
The French sold the thig all round the world. And the Russians copied it - called it "The English Gentleman"
Was it not the Medium MkII that was the "English Worker"?
by dadlamassu
Sun May 26, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 17
Views: 117

Re: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant

At least two were found in Iraq and taken to USA while others were found in Afghanistan.
by dadlamassu
Sat May 25, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Commandos in Denisons?
Replies: 3
Views: 32

Re: Commandos in Denisons?

My father was an RAF Commando who served with several Army Commandos until 1944 and he was issued with a "Windproof" smock of the the same type as the other Commandos. It was similar but different to the Denison Smock. IWM credits a photo of No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Norris (Sgt) - http://...
by dadlamassu
Fri May 24, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 17
Views: 117

Re: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant

Super addition to your forces. I particularly like FT - I made one years ago from a Matchbox FT witha Balsa and paper turret. Yours looks so much better!
by dadlamassu
Tue May 21, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: Help with Osttruppen

The Lykke Li Btn Alan :D An Engineer unit specialising in river crossings ;) You've lost me. What is a Lykke Li Btn? All I get is a singer. Yes Alan ..i assumed your link would be about Georgians fighting for Germany,but instead its a singer called Lykke Li singing about a river :) ....it was meant...
by dadlamassu
Sun May 19, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: Help with Osttruppen

There is an interesting thread over on Axix History Forum on the Indian in the army and SS including a couple of combat references https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic ... =indian+ss
by dadlamassu
Sat May 18, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: Help with Osttruppen

bannockburn bhoy wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 4:14 pm
The Lykke Li Btn Alan :D An Engineer unit specialising in river crossings ;)
You've lost me. What is a Lykke Li Btn? All I get is a singer.
by dadlamassu
Sat May 18, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: Help with Osttruppen

Many hanks - from your ideas I searched and found https://youtu.be/ROnAjUkj4vE looks like a mix of Russian and German small arms might be possible - maybe poetic licence? But it is for Bolt Action :D https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/jP4AAOSwxAxc0NoQ/s-l640.jpg https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images...
by dadlamassu
Sat May 18, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Help with Osttruppen

Our son is playing "Bolt Action" and his birthday is coming up soon. He has a couple of reainforced platoons each for British and German (Heer - Late War Grenadiers) in Normandy. So I would like to add some extra troops that are a bit "different" to this end I bought a random number of sprues in the...
by dadlamassu
Tue May 14, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: modelling / conversion help please
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: modelling / conversion help please

By the 1890s Regimental colours were not carried into action. However, it was not unknown for the Union Flag to be carried into action as late as the Falklands, Kuwait and Iraq 2003. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQoQahg_EpFf5BS3c9-1n0iOJNNulVUMFoD85IU3V5u-ViwuR42 So I would u...