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by dadlamassu
01 Aug 2019, 16:15
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: troubling times
Replies: 14
Views: 926

Re: troubling times

The video only gives one side of the story. The whole thing could probably have been sorted by meeting the head teacher. That said we are all bound by, and schools and many other public organisations in particular have additional duties imposed by a number of laws relating to child safety and protec...
by dadlamassu
24 Jul 2019, 08:21
Forum: New Figure/Model Releases, Sales, Bargains
Topic: Schneider 1913 105mm gun with crew
Replies: 5
Views: 392

Re: Schneider 1913 105mm gun with crew

Very useful - France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Yugoslavia, Finland all used it. Also Russia had a 107mm version.
by dadlamassu
28 Jun 2019, 16:48
Forum: Early 20th Century
Topic: Laurel & Hardy
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: Laurel & Hardy

Great stuff - all you need now are a couple of barrels of nails and a few dozen Riffraff.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNHQc5xs7Gs
by dadlamassu
26 Jun 2019, 21:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What`s everyone working on?
Replies: 37
Views: 3068

Re: What`s everyone working on?

A nice video of the worlds largest wargame (Waterloo lat weekend) (I am in it!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTlDWIYPDlg
by dadlamassu
17 Jun 2019, 05:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What`s everyone working on?
Replies: 37
Views: 3068

Re: What`s everyone working on?

For those interested I have posted a thread here https://www.thewargameswebsite.com/forums/topic/waterloo-refought-hougoumont/#post-116453 https://www.thewargameswebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/hm_bbpui/116406/f1zb5qhnrahzfaepqy79arhfegwl4hhq.jpg https://www.thewargameswebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/...
by dadlamassu
16 Jun 2019, 20:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What`s everyone working on?
Replies: 37
Views: 3068

Re: What`s everyone working on?

It was a fantastic spectacle - 22,600 figures, 100 wargamers, 4 huge tables, teams of umpires, volunteers, "media" (students doing reports on social media). I commanded the British 1st Division (the Guards Brigades of Byng and Maitland and the Hougoumont Garrison) and later a brigade from 2nd Div an...
by dadlamassu
15 Jun 2019, 21:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What`s everyone working on?
Replies: 37
Views: 3068

Re: What`s everyone working on?

Not 20th Century so no pics. Had a great Day 1 so looking forward to Day 2 tomorrow (Sunday)
Been busy getting ready to defend Hougoumont and doing it very successfully. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotla ... o-war-game
by dadlamassu
09 Jun 2019, 09:52
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role
Replies: 13
Views: 1113

Re: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role

Remember that most of the troops on Singapore Island were demoralised, depleted and defeated remnants backed by untried and largely poorly trained Commonwealth troops. We must not forget that the Japanese, on the other hand, were well led and mostly exerienced victorious troops who were of high mora...
by dadlamassu
08 Jun 2019, 20:38
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role
Replies: 13
Views: 1113

Re: Water Cooled Vickers MG in "Light" role

An article in UK DEfence Journal gives a point of view https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/the-fal ... tastrophe/

Another perspective https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/fall- ... -campaign/

There are many more