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Life Advertisements, 1943

Life Advertisements, 1943

Below is a collection of World War Two ads from the same issue of Life Magazine, September 13, 1943. Most if not all US industries were on a war footing and produced equipment to be used in various weapon’s systems and support systems. The goal was to inform the public as to what they were […]

Battle In Earnest-The Missed Opportunity at Nyezane, 22 January 1879

This battle report is about me translating a Black Powder Zulu War scenario into The Men Who Be Kings rule set. Battle in Earnest The Missed Opportunity at Nyezane 22 January 1879 British OB Infantry Bde 3rdFoot (12-figs) 99thFoot (12-figs) 7-pounder Naval Bde 7 pounder Gatling Mtd Infantry (8 figs) Natal Carbineers (8 figs) Natal […]

H.M.S. Aboukir

H.M.S. Aboukir

Illustrated London News October 21, 1914 Dead on the Filed of Honor: Naval and Military Officers who have been killed on active service In the October 3, 1914 issue of my London Illustrated News there is a two page photograph record of the British Army and Navy officers killed in combat in the preceding month. […]

Scenario: Operation Cobra in 1\72nd Scale

The scenario was based on the American break out operation from Normandy called Operation Cobra.  The scenario features elements of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Das Reich as they attempt to stop or at least slow down the American breakout. The American force consisted of: -3 M5 Stuarts -9 M4 Shermans -1 M4 Sherman (105mm) -4 halftracks […]