Monthly Archives: March 2013

Chinese Labour Corps

While working on another blog, I was drawn towards two unlikely countries that were directly involved in The Great War, but rarely talked of. These are Persia (Iran) and China. For now, Persia will have to wait for its own … Continue reading

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Another Bristol – Bristol M.1

We have a new edition to the No. 14 Squadron stable of aerial misfits. These lovable misfits were receiving the hand me downs from the Western Front. Often fighting aircraft that were generations more advanced. The D.H.1 were used as … Continue reading

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Details of Aerial Bombs – Air Ministry 1918

My latest edition to my Algy library arrived today from the UK. This reprint from Naval & Military Press and the Imperial War Museum looks to be a little gem. It not only covers the Empire’s entire aerial ordinance but … Continue reading

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London 1917-18

I found this Osprey, London 1917-18, by Ian Castle, an interesting and enlightened volume to add to any library of a “The Great War”. It is broken into two sections; the first covers the daylight campaign the second the switch … Continue reading

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Bombs in the Desert

This raid is based on the historical raid show in the scene prior to TE Lawrence joining the Arab forces shown in the movie Lawrence of Arabia. –start— September 1916 Fliegerabteilung 300 Pascha Truppen in Palästina Our aircraft today bombed … Continue reading

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The Great War Aircraft

We have a lot of sources today for The Great War and 1/144 scale aircraft. Besides Shapeways, Wings of Glory/War we have Red Eagle Miniatures and Reviresco and others that I am sure I have missed. From the Kettering Bug … Continue reading

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Off to Cold Wars

Well I am getting ready to head out to Cold Wars this year and I am looking forward to another great convention experience. Besides eating bad food with good friends I have set out a couple of goals for the … Continue reading

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Qantas and The Great War

So what does Qantas have to due with one of the most maligned aircraft from The Great War? Well according to Fokker Fodder by Paul Hare One of the two B.E.2es sold to Australia ended up with the registration G-AUBF … Continue reading

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Aircraft Take Flight

Here is my recently completed paint jobs of models I acquired through Shapeways. They will be flying the sky’s over the front using Algy’s Rules from TOOFATLardies. Nieuport 11 Albatros D.III Martinsyde Elephant

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