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Jon Yuengling
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Dover Patrol
When we think of the Great War and naval engagements we often think of the great naval battles such as Jutland or German submariners in the Atlantic. Yet much of the real war was fought on pre-dreadnoughts and smaller vessels like destroyers and coasters. H...

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Blogger Stats
I have no idea what happened since the beginning of the year. My numbers went from 20 to 50 a day with 100 or so being reached with a little work to 400 and 500 with no work. My itemized statistics also did not link you with these enlarged numbers and than ...

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I'm Back
Well for the last month of so I was ill and even unable to use my laptop. Yes that is crazy hard for even me to get my head around, so I worked on future posts using my moleskin journals. So before I do my first post for June I want to offer one last clue o...

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Favorite Books
There are a select few books that are in my library the I do not want to live without and yesterday in a used book shop in York PA I found this, a copy of Peter Fleming's Operation Sea Lion. My original purchase of this is what got me to start my studies of...

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Battle in the Snow
Before to much more time passes I do want to report on the game played at the club in March. This was a game based on the Skirmish Campaign book for the Winter War that was moved over to Chain of Command. In this I was the over all Soviet Commander (never a...

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The Troops Have Arrived
Next step for the project, the troops have arrived as well as the bases from Litko. I so love the service from Peter Pig. Next clue, the rules I will be using for this force come from TOOFATLardies.

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5 Stages of a Successful Wargame Plan
Step 1 Have the thought that the plan is brilliant. Step B I meant for you to attack the "other" left flank. Step iii We may need to check logistics, a slice of pizza may be in order. Step d  'Houston, we have a problem.' Step V Charge!!! Kearny's Charge, B...

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Second Clue... Placed an order with Peter Pig and while I did order more figures than I needed (isn't that always the case) I could build this force using only five packs of figures. That is a legal organization based on the rules or official unit order of ...

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Building the Village
For any gamer we need our home field to defend, for some it is our home county, town or village. For me it is a non-descript English/Cornish village that can be used for both Operation SeaLion and a VBCW campaign (have not given up on that yet). Image from ...

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A New Project
I know I said no new projects for 2017 but guess what, I started one. I know what you are thinking, but as a gamer waiting until 3 months and 24 days into the new year before starting a new project is pretty good. The reason for this new project does not in...
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