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João Peixoto
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Fire and Fury ACW Rules set - Gettysburg in 20mm - Robinson´s Division and I Corps artillery
1st of July 1863, Paul's Brigade withdraws north of Gettysburg under the pressure of four Confederate Brigades. Baxter Brigade is installed in Oak Ridge but both brigades will race soon for the safety of Cemetery Hill, behind the line of trees. Well, in fac...
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Rapid Fire! Operation Lüttich (Mortain Counter attack) 1944, Part 1 - 2nd Panzer Division
When I was a kid I read in a comic book the actions around Mortain in Normandy, 7-12 of August 1944. Uau, Germans leaving their foxholes and attacking American positions! And there was no snow! What a difference! Along the years while reading more on the su...
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Rapid Fire! Russian Contemporary Wars in 20mm - 2008 Georgian Infantry Battalion
The first Georgian Infantry battalion is ready to enter their BMP's and Land Rovers and invade South Ossetia. The figures are mostly ESCI modern US Infantry and a few Revell modern Germans and US. The use of american figures is suitable because the Georgian...
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Rapid Fire! '2008' German Army in 20mm - Tornado bomber from the supermarket.
A few years ago a brand of 1/72nd scale airplanes showed up in supermarkets and alike. Its name is New-Ray and had a number of diecast models like the Tornado, Mig-15, Mig-29, F-16, Thunderjet all in our favourite 1/72 scale. They were funny to put together...
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Rapid Fire! 20mm D-Day 1944 - Omaha Beach - The full setting.
In the last weekend, in Coimbra, we had a nice toy fair. I took the opportunity to show my Omaha Beach. Unfortunately I didn't finish the last four 60X60cm boards of sea and sea and sand and I had to cram the whole setting on an area of fifteen boards (tota...
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Rapid Fire! 20mm Gulf War - Saladin's Division (part 3): 3rd Tank Regiment of the 12th Tank Brigade
More of the same? No, not exactly. The 3rd Regiment had the same equipment as the other two but now the models are from different brands. The two companies of T-72 (left) are metal Skytrex models; the Co tank (center) is the Revell T-72M1 and, yes, the T-55...
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Rapid Fire! 20mm Gulf War - Saladin's Division (part 2): 2nd Tank Regiment of the 12th Tank Brigade
  This Regiment is almost identical to the one showned previously. Four of the T-72s are Revell T-80's conversions, T-55 are also Skytrex and only the T-72 of the Regimental commander is an Altaya model.   The Altaya model had to be repainted and for this o...
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Rapid Fire! 20mm Gulf War - Saladin's Division (part 1): 1st Tank Regiment of the 12th Tank Brigade
This post start a very long series of probably over 20 post dedicated mostly to the 3rd Iraqi Armoured Division ('Saladin's' Division) but also to other units of the Iraqi III Corps during the war of 1990-91, like the 5th 'Mohammed al-Kasem' Mechanized Divi...
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Rapid Fire! 20mm Gulf War - Some new Iraqi helicopters
The mighty French SA321 Super Frelon was also used by Iraq. Not much is knowned of its actions during Desert Storm, with one at least being destroyed. A few years before this aircraft got distinction in the famous Tanker War with Iran thanks to its Exocet m...
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Middle East/Arab houses in 20mm (part 3)
Just a few more houses for Arab regions, again made quickly in card.   All entrances are just pieces of card glued to the walls which speeds up procedures a lot. Still plenty of places to place the miniatures on the roof tops.       The shop to the right ha...
Middle East/Arab houses in 20mm (part 3)
Middle East/Arab houses in 20mm (part 3)
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