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by dadlamassu
01 Jun 2019, 07:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wargamers and Tactics/strategy.
Replies: 17
Views: 1513

Re: Wargamers and Tactics/strategy.

The bullets from a machine gun do not follow each other they disperse into a "beaten zone". You might wish to look at: https://semo.edu/pdf/showmegold_Machine_Gun_Theory.pdf https://www.bevfitchett.us/machinegun-7-62mm-m60/relative-size-and-shape-of-beaten-zone.html https://www.globalsecurity.org/mi...
by dadlamassu
26 May 2019, 10:01
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 21
Views: 1929

Re: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant

ianrs54 wrote:
26 May 2019, 09:21
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
26 May 2019, 08:48
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 21
Views: 1929

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
25 May 2019, 06:19
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Commandos in Denisons?
Replies: 3
Views: 443

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
24 May 2019, 15:01
Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
Topic: Reinforcements for the Armee du Levant
Replies: 21
Views: 1929

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
21 May 2019, 13:29
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 1267

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
19 May 2019, 07:15
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 1267

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
18 May 2019, 17:15
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 1267

Re: Help with Osttruppen

bannockburn bhoy wrote:
18 May 2019, 16:14
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
18 May 2019, 13:06
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 1267

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
18 May 2019, 06:31
Forum: World War 2
Topic: Help with Osttruppen
Replies: 14
Views: 1267

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...