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Mike “Bunkermeister” Creek
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United States Space Force
https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/06/18/its-official-trump-announces-space-force-6th-military-branch.html?ESRC=eb_180619.nl Good news, President Trump has announced a United States Space Force as our sixth branch of the military! This is long overdue...
United States Space Force
United States Space Force
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A Special Announcement
I am on a Facebook group called "Military Toys from our childhood."  The Admin, Brian Kelley posted this today: "MAY MTFOC member of the month is.... Mike Creek (Bunkermeister). In addition to being a long time member and contributor, Mike also has
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Ambush
The sailors are on the way back to the ship for supplies. Suddenly they are ambushed! A small group of Aztecs lead by a great general attack out from behind the rocks. Only a few of the sailors are armed, but one has a pike, and another has a gonne. Who wil...
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Ambush
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Conquest
Spanish and Portuguese of the time would be very similar. They sailed all over the world and made colonies in the New World, Africa, India, and Asia. The sets have very little if any flash, and are nicely molded.  Each nationality has men rowing boats, carr...
Conquest
Conquest
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Christopher Columbus
Redbox has released several sets of 1/72nd scale sailors for the Age of Conquest. They have Spanish, and Italian, and several others. Each country has sailors handling the ship, on board cannons, and a third of sailors handling small arms. My plan is to us ...
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus
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Anti-Aircraft Tactics
I have set up these guns in a four gun battery. Anti-aircraft guns often set up in a square or diamond formation. This allows all four guns to bear on a target from any direction. They can put the fire direction equipment in the center of the guns. That way...
Anti-Aircraft Tactics
Anti-Aircraft Tactics
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German Bofors Gun
This is the 1/72nd scale Zvezda Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft gun. The kit is sold as a British weapon and comes with a British Army crew. I have replaced them with a four man German Army crew. In my set of wargame rules guns must have a crew at least as large ...
German Bofors Gun
German Bofors Gun
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Up Close
Heavy weapons, machine gun and rocket launcher soften up the enemy. Even so they don't look that soft. Comms asks for an update on the situation. The troops are blazing away at the enemy. The fighting is very close. And the enemy is everywhere!
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Up Close
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40mm Bofors Gun
In World War Two the Swedish Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft gun was used as a ground mount by both Axis, Allied, and neutral powers.  They Germans both purchased and captured them. The Germans used them on ships, on buildings, and as mobile mounts, with and with...
40mm Bofors Gun
40mm Bofors Gun
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Metallic Blue Troops
Radio man, note the pistol holster on his hip.  I use him as an officer.  Like the others he is 60mm. He also carries binoculars, note the wire from the handset to the radio on his back.  The pockets have buttons, the boots have laces, great detail. Hand to...
Metallic Blue Troops
Metallic Blue Troops
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