Monthly Archives: March 2020

The Forgotten Wargames Army: XIVth Army in Burma (Part 3 – Indian Cavalry)

Some more Burma stuff today, namely a reconnaissance patrol from the Indian 16th Light Cavalry Regiment.  When we did our game of the Battle of Wetlet late last year, we needed a recce group from that regiment and rather than … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Wargames Army: XIVth Army in Burma (Part 2 – Indian Engineers & Valentine Bridgelayer)

As discussed in Part 1, I’ve been photographing a lot of my old stuff during the recent spell of sunny weather amid Plague Lockdown.  It’s occurred to me that I’ve got nowhere near enough WW2 stuff on this blog, even … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Wargames Army: XIVth Army in Burma (Part 1 – A Sikh Infantry Battalion)

It’s been gloriously sunny here this week while on lock-down from the ‘Flu Manchu’, so I decided a photograph a stack of models.  At the top of the stack were some boxes of XIVth Army British and Indian troops for … Continue reading

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‘Going Dutch’: Building a Cold War Dutch Battlegroup (Part 4)

I’ve been side-tracked on other projects just lately and haven’t really progressed with my 15mm Cold War Cloggy army.  However, I recently found some spare models cluttering up space in my locker, so decided to paint them up as 1980s … Continue reading

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Cold War Polish ATGM Teams

Of all the articles on this blog, my article on the mechanised infantry of the Polish People’s Army of the Cold War has the most hits by quite a wide margin (closely followed by my series on the Cold War … Continue reading

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Masséna’s Counter-Attack At Wagram 1809: The Refight

Last week we finally managed to play my ‘Massena’s Counter-Attack at Wagram’ scenario.  We had originally planned to play this scenario at Christmas, but had to cancel due to sickness.  This will probably have been our last game for a … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 6: Grenadiers)

As ponderous as an Austrian army corps on campaign, this series is finally trudging to it’s destination and the loyal camp followers can finally… do whatever it is that camp followers do… For this last instalment I’m looking at the … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 5: Artillery & Staff)

Once in a while, a you find a blog post that gives you that ‘Eureka!’ moment and gives you a whole new perspective on the hobby… This probably isn’t it.  It’s just another post about my Austrians… Above:  Archduke Charles … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 4: Militia Troops)

Those of you still awake and not having taken an impromptu holiday to northern Italy to get away from this blog will no doubt be overjoyed to see this, the 4th instalment of my Austrian army! 🙂 This time I’m … Continue reading

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‘Imperial & Royal’: My 15mm Napoleonic Austrian Army (Part 3: Light Troops)

Today’s riveting blog instalment is a continuation of the ‘grand review’ of my Austrian Army.  The usual disclaimers apply: This article may cause drowsiness.  Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while reading this blog.  If you find that you … Continue reading

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