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by Sidney Roundwood
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Release date for Boer War rules?
Replies: 32
Views: 11053

Re: Release date for Boer War rules?

Hi Simon (and everyone), Sorry for the delay in replying. The 6mm artillery for the Boers are, I recall, Baccus' 6mm British Artillery with Boer Head Swaps. You've only got about 20 to do for the Boer Artillery and Pom-Poms, and the head swap isn't that tricky in 6mm. I can say this with absolute co...
by Sidney Roundwood
Wed Jan 21, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Release date for Boer War rules?
Replies: 32
Views: 11053

Re: Release date for Boer War rules?

Just a quick post to mention that the AAR from last night's Boer war action at the Rangeworthy Heights is online at my blog - here: http://sidneyroundwood.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/the-rangeworthy-heights-january-1900.html http://i920.photobucket.com/albums/ad49/Sidney_Roundwood/IMG_1348-001.jpg http:/...
by Sidney Roundwood
Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OML3 The Lardest Day - Saturday June 6th 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1829

Re: OML3 The Lardest Day - Saturday June 6th 2015

Looks excellent. This years OML was a fantastic event. Very much hope to be invited for OML3.
by Sidney Roundwood
Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

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by Sidney Roundwood
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

And, on the day of the battle for Fleury itself, there's this front page news story from the Zuricher Zeitung , penned by the Paris Correspondent, Alois Zurlauben. " Casualties and Heroes Describe Inferno of the 'Charnel House’ of Verdun 23 June 1916 The fortitude of Parisians, no strangers to bad n...
by Sidney Roundwood
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

And more from the evening edition of the Zuricher Zeitung , favoured reading of the Café society crowd on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées ... " Little Emmanuelle leaves her Salon 22 June AM One of the few successes of the last month for French forces fighting at Verdun has been the performance of the ...
by Sidney Roundwood
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

And, on page three of the Zuricher Zeitung , being the letters page, a plea from one of France's sons, in action at Verdun... 'Letters to the Editor, 22 June 1916 “Sirs, As a proud Frenchman, I have been privileged to fight alongside my brothers in arms at Verdun. No sacrifice that I can make will b...
by Sidney Roundwood
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

Today's front page of this morning's Zuricher Zeitung contains some tense news for all patriotic Frenchmen, courtesy of Alois Zurlauben, Paris Correspondent... " Intensity of Fighting Mounts at Verdun 22 June Despite the repulsion of fierce assaults by German forces against French defenders near For...
by Sidney Roundwood
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:11 am
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

And some additional information from the front page of this morning's Zuricher Zeitung , courtesy of Alois Zurlauben, Paris Correspondent... " Ferocious Fighting near Fort Vaux : French Line Buckled, but not Broken 21 June 1916 At the culmination of a tense week, citizens in Paris wake this morning ...
by Sidney Roundwood
Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Through the Mud and the Blood
Topic: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 8920

Re: Market Larden through the Mud and the Blood: 14 June 201

And, slightly delayed owing to a shortage of printing inks (well, it is wartime), is this story on the front page from today's Zuricher Zeitung penned by Paris Correspondent, Alois Zurlauben... " Shell Shortage Shocks Chamber of Deputies 21 June 1916 A tense Chamber of Deputies listened yesterday af...