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Grub up! WW1 Ottoman Field Kitchen.
Here is a splendidly large and well fed chap (a conversion from a Renegade figure from the lead pile)in charge of scratchbuilt German supplied "gulaschkanone" and a huge and ancient iron pot. Various bits of resin are from Grand Manner, the table is knocked...

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WW1 Turkish Reservists
A group of Woodbine Designs Turkish infantry. The brief was to paint them up in a darker green uniform and a "poo brown" fez. So here they are. Another batch of ten of these are currently on the table.

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There is a perfectly serviceable range of WW1 German Asia
Corps figures produced by Brigade Games. However, all have been sculpted
wearing the peaked cap and when the brief arrived to paint up some troops
wearing a mixture of peaked caps and tropical helmet...

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Perry Miniatures WW2 "Luke Warm in Cairo" character set.
Back in the summer of 2016 I painted up this set for Michael Perry. I didn't post any images of them at the time as the set was not yet on the market. I forgot all about them. I discovered today that the set is now available and that Michael has posted the ...

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GWM German Uhlans 3.
Finally..... Uhlanen Regiment Konig Karl (1. Wurttembergisches) Nr. 19. all completed.

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The Lion of Africa.
Paul von Lettow Vorbeck. A great limited edition sculpt from Hamburg Tactica 2011. This was one of those wonderful figures that seemed to paint itself. I would like to know who sculpted this figure.

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Indian Supply and Transport Corps 1917.
A little bit of "table dressing" to end the Big Guns for Mespot project. A scratchbuilt General Service wagon surrounded by boxes containing the necessities of war to represent the Ammunition Column of 17th (Indian) Division watched over by a sepoy from the...

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Middle Eastern Diversion 2.
Here is another Asia Corps conversion. A WW1 Turkish body (sorry, this was in the lead pile and I don't know who made it) and another Perry plastic 1880s head. This time in puttees and light order.

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A Middle Eastern Diversion
Over the past couple of weeks the "Back of Beyond" Facebook page has been airing some rather interesting photographs of the WW1 German Asia Corps that fought alongside their Turkish allies in Palestine and then went on to serve in Georgia. There were many i...

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Empress Miniatures 3.7 inch Mountain Howitzer and Crew.
From Empress Miniatures' Jazz Age Imperialism range. This gun came into service in 1917 so one of these will be making its way to Mesopotamia to join the Indian Army in the advance on Baghdad. Paul Hicks' sculpts are just an absolute pleasure to paint. The ...
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