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by dadlamassu
01 Jun 2019, 13:31
Forum: Early 20th Century
Topic: Mexican Revolution Inventory
Replies: 13
Views: 1805

Re: Mexican Revolution Inventory

Lovely collection.
by dadlamassu
01 Jun 2019, 13:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wargamers and Tactics/strategy.
Replies: 17
Views: 2333

Re: Wargamers and Tactics/strategy.

It gets even more interesting as the manuals to some extent don't agree No surprise at all. Different editions of the same manual may also be different. And when actually used on the battlefield any resemblance to manual is likely to be coincidental. the most common reason for bullets arriving with...
by dadlamassu
01 Jun 2019, 07:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wargamers and Tactics/strategy.
Replies: 17
Views: 2333

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: 2795

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: 2795

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: 783

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: 2795

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: 1925

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: 1925

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: 1925

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.