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David Crook
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DISASTER!!! Kurtz and Allison debacle....Part 2
After an email last night and a phone call to the dealer in question this morning my Kurtz and Allison debacle has been resolved in a professional and courteous fashion. The bookshop owner could not have been more apologetic if he tried and conducted the wh...
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Practical Wargaming by Charles Wesencraft
A blast from the past - another quality addition to the library of old wargames classics I am rather embarrassed to admit that my recent outpourings of praise for Charge! The Wargame and Battle: Practical Wargaming were not extended to include the above - w...
Practical Wargaming by Charles Wesencraft
Practical Wargaming by Charles Wesencraft
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The French in North Africa
I mentioned in an earlier post that I was currently amassing research material for my forthcoming North African colonial project involving the French Army of Africa and their Berber and Tuareg opposition. With the exception of a couple of Osprey titles I wa...
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Kurz and Allison Civil War Prints
This is the book I have been really keen to get a hold of. I finally tracked a reasonably priced copy down and am waiting to take delivery. Naturally I am very excited about this and for a variety of reasons the timing is extremely fortuitous.... The Battle...
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Adding to the Library (Again!)....
Rather embarrassingly this is the second copy I have purchased of this title - the original I fear met a sticky end along with my copies of Conway's Fighting Ships (since replaced)... Now available in paperback from the Works although I opted instead for th...
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Preparing for the ACW Big Build
A selection of scratchbuilt ACW ship models built by Jack Alexander of Jacklex fame The 1:600th Peter Pig ACW ships have finally gone to their new homes -    say homes because the collection has split into two parts. I probably lost out on the deals financi...
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Victorian Science Fiction
I remember it well and as I recall my sole contribution to this was the section on the Turkish Army and the suggestion that 1:1200th should be the scale of choice so as to be compatible with Aeronef.  Many of my recent posts have been quite reflective in na...
Victorian Science Fiction
Victorian Science Fiction
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"The minds, they are a-changin'...."
Kurz and Allison - The Battle of Five Forks I have at last got my small order to Navwar in the post which means that work on the stalled WW2 North Atlantic naval project can resume once the models arrive. I shall be pleased to get this off the paint tray as...
"The minds, they are a-changin'...."
"The minds, they are a-changin'...."
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"For the Glory of the Legion"....Part 2
March or Buy? More Hollywood than history.... In my previous post I outlined my thoughts around the French Foreign Legion project (more accurately I should refer to it as the Berber project being as how they will feature more often than the legion should my...
"For the Glory of the Legion"....Part 2
"For the Glory of the Legion"....Part 2
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"For the glory of the Legion"
Embattled Legionnaires in action  The Colonial era (for the purposes of this post I mean the
‘Waterloo to Mons’ timeframe) is an extremely popular period for fighting
battles with model soldiers and rightly so. The troop types are colourful,
exotic even and...
"For the glory of the Legion"
"For the glory of the Legion"
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