Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tanga – Day 2

The two day battle of Tanga has always interested me. I think it has to do with how poorly it was planned and executed. While the Indian Army IEF-B was poorly trained and led, the Germans on a number of … Continue reading

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Little Willie is not So Little

This is what happens when you are home sick and the TV is worthless. This was another of my YouTube finds. I was very surprised at the size of Little Willie, Britain’s first tank. While I have often seen pictures … Continue reading

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Martinsyde G.100

Here are two of my latest additions, the Martinsyde G.100. This aircraft is in the colors found in Palestine and Egypt used by the Number 1 Squadron AFC and Number 14 Squadron RFC. These will be very useful in the … Continue reading

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Le Prieur Rockets

I was happy to see Le Prieur Rockets are now available through Shapeways in 1/144 scale. Suitable for both Shapeways 1/144 aircraft and Wings of War. These specialized weapons were used against tethered balloon and airships. As tracer and incendiary … Continue reading

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New Aircraft Arriving

Shapeways has provided me with more of the aircraft needs for the belligerents fighting in the Middle East. These new aircraft often were in conflict with each other in Palestine, yet not on the Western Front. The reason why was … Continue reading

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Miniatures, Service and Our Age

I must be getting old. When I started out in our hobby of miniatures and board games I would look through the magazines and catalogues (many just mimeograph sheets) figuring out my orders and send them off. This was as … Continue reading

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Algy Takes Flight

With TOOFatLardies looking to release a new hexless version of Algy latter this year, I am finding myself picking up aircraft for it. Right now I have seven painted and two on deck. An additional six are on order. I … Continue reading

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Algy Takes to the Sky

Here are a few pics from our Sunday game of Algy, a World War I air combat game. I pulled all of my aircraft out, including ones waiting on decals. Than again we needed the BE2c as a target. In … Continue reading

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General Sikorski was a wartime Polish leader. The pictures show his statue in Portland Place.

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A Growing Air Corps

This weekend I had the opportunity to shown the new Algy rules to a friend of mine. We ran through two scenarios and had a lot of fun. So much so, that I felt I needed to build up my … Continue reading

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