Category Archives: Scenarios

LANDJUT 1984: The Defence of Gnissau

The Warsaw Pact’s Northern Front crossed the Inter-German Border two days ago, rapidly breaking through the forward units of the German Schleswig-Holstein Territorial Command, annihilating the 81st Heimatschütz Regiment and surrounding the 71st Heimatschütz Regiment in Lübeck.  The Danish Jutland Dragoons … Continue reading

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Refighting Operation ALAN: The Welsh Victory, 22-29 October 1944

From 22-28 October 1944, the 53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division, with supporting elements from 7th Armoured Division, 79th Armoured Division and 33rd Armoured Brigade, won a remarkable (and now largely forgotten) victory at the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The city (whose … Continue reading

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A Very British Civil War in Pembrokeshire: The Battle of Robleston Hall

Regular readers of this blog will remember that we were following the major actions of the Very British Civil War in Little England Beyond Wales 1938.  To recap, the King’s control of west Wales collapsed in 1938, with massive Welsh Nationalist and … Continue reading

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“Fortes Fortuna Juvat”: The Jutland Dragoons at Wulfsfelde, 1984

Fortes Fortuna Juvat ‘Fortune Favours The Brave’ (Motto of the Jutland Dragoon Regiment) The Warsaw Pact’s Northern Front crossed the Inter-German Border yesterday, rapidly breaking through the forward units of the German Schleswig-Holstein Territorial Command and surrounding the 71st Heimatschütz … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Revisited

We were back in Gettysburg again last week!  Following on from our highly successful first game of Fire & Fury 2nd Edition last month, my mate Skippy was persuaded to give the rules a go, so I decided to re-run the same scenario. … Continue reading

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Operation Colosseum: Angola 1986

First apologies: As you know, it’s been a very slow couple of weeks on the blog.  This is primarily due to the arrival of a new Hairy Land Shark Under Training here at Fawr Towers, accompanied by constant demands for attention … Continue reading

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“By God, That’ll Do!” – The Battle of Salamanca, 22nd July 1812

The Battle of Salamanca 22nd July 1812 Following the French retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras in 1811, Wellington once again secured the Allied position in Portugal with the capture of the Spanish border fortresses of Ciudad Rodrigo and … Continue reading

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“There’s The Devil To Pay” (First Clash at Gettysburg): Our First ACW Game

Things have been slow on the painting, wargaming and blogging front just lately due to a wedding, an eye infection and tropical heat (anything better than ‘damp’ is considered tropical in these parts), but last week I managed to play … Continue reading

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Hold Back The Tide For a While… Germany, 1984

In my previous ‘Cold War 1984’ game report, regular readers will recall that I forgot to bring my box of British armour to the game.  So by popular demand, I finally got the Chieftains on the table… In our last game, … Continue reading

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Somewhere in Germany, 1984…

A little while ago, the Minions and I decided to get the tanks out for another clash in West German, circa 1984.  This would be a first run out for my newly-painted British armour… However, I brought the wrong box, … Continue reading

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