Tag Archives: The Great War

Harlem Hellfighters

With multiple book releases on the Harlem Hellfighters (and a possible movie) my only question is where are the 15mm miniatures. Will Peter Pig be releasing an American line in time to paint them for the Centenary of 1917-18? How … Continue reading

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British Submarines of World War I – Review

When The Great War started, submarines were as underdeveloped technologically as their aeroplane cousins. Their engineering designs used both petrol as well as diesel engines. Tactics and weapons were still in development with the deck gun only gaining acceptance once … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Find

This past Sunday I made a wonderful find. Dragonhead Distributors, a hobby shop near Allentown, was moving into a smaller location. This meant that stock that had not sold well was going into storage. As a WWI gamer (all forces … Continue reading

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The First World War

This July 1 Osprey through iTunes will be releasing a book on new eBook that will contain audio tracks called The First World War. While I really do not need another general-purpose book on The Great War I am looking … Continue reading

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2014 Commemorations

As we are fast approaching the centenary of The Great War I am intrigued how it is being handled around the world.  Or in the case of the United States, not. At least three new books (including one by Sir … Continue reading

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The Great Emu War of 1932

This is really off track from The Great War, but it is a hoot and I needed to share. Once I post this, I can get back to Persian and my Polish Armored Division projects. I promise Mark. So I … Continue reading

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Open Cockpit

I just finished the book, Open Cockpit by Arthur Gould Lee and found it was more than the normal romp of wartime exploits in the air. Much more. This book talks of training, technology process and the costs of war.  … Continue reading

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WWI Ammunition – Still Dangerous

One of the joys of news crawlers and social media, is you can catch a story that you would not normally catch in a local or regional paper.  Last week I saw the story that after testing the remains that … Continue reading

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Timeline for The Great War 100th Commemoration

Next year is the start of the 100th Commemoration for The Great War. Over the last year I was looking for ways to explain this pivotal period through my blog, social media and my writings. At our conventions I look … Continue reading

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