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by sid
Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Tank Platoon
Replies: 13
Views: 1624

Re: Tank Platoon

In the book The Tank War, in 5 RTR in Normandy the troop commander rode in a Cromwell but the most experienced Sgt in the troop was the Firefly commander. In 5 RTR the Firefly was really obvious as the rest of the tanks were Cromwells.
by sid
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Bag the Hun
Topic: Lard TV
Replies: 3
Views: 2556

Lard TV

Would the Lardies put out a demonstration video on their You Tube channel covering BTH. I would be very interested in that.
by sid
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Bag the Hun
Topic: 1/600 Decals
Replies: 5
Views: 2919

1/600 Decals

So I have my Tumbling dice aircraft for BoB, but as Doms decals don't seem to be back online, can anyone suggest where I can get decals for both sides?
by sid
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Bag the Hun
Topic: Luftwaffe paint job
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Re: Luftwaffe paint job

That's very useful. Thank you for the post.
by sid
Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Bag the Hun
Topic: Luftwaffe paint job
Replies: 2
Views: 1717

Luftwaffe paint job

I got myself a bag of planes for BTH for Battle of Britain. The RAF are fairly simple can anyone point me to a good guide for the Luftwaffe and specific paint references eg RLM65 lower surfaces use Vallejo code.....
by sid
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Home Guard
Replies: 19
Views: 5937

Re: Home Guard

Alternatively count HG rating as a random eg roll 1d6 on deployment 1-5 Green, 6 Regular. Then in defence of their homeland give a bonus to their morale roll at the start of the game to reflect their hearts and minds ion defending dear old blighty. Remember Green is a training not a morale thing. Th...
by sid
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overwatch - or 'watch and shoot' ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3255

Re: Overwatch - or 'watch and shoot' ?

Yup still watch and shoot in range and field firing. Normal drills using GRIT and CLAP for the orders.

Although what the hell is an engineer doing with a rifle :shock:
by sid
Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Dux Britanniarum
Topic: Which figures for Romano-British?
Replies: 7
Views: 4078

Re: Which figures for Romano-British?

Would the gripping Beast plastic late romans be appropriate for Southern Early Romano British?
by sid
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: Sharp Practice
Topic: Derby World Zulu Game
Replies: 0
Views: 1254

Derby World Zulu Game

Just saw the Meeples and Miniatures photos from the Zulu game at Derby World.

Were any of the posters here involved in that game and who could lay out what rules they used to adapt SP2 for the Zulu game, how the Zulus were classified and what rules for the Martini Henry rifles.
by sid
Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Machine Gun Confusion
Replies: 85
Views: 20431

Re: Machine Gun Confusion

There is a difference between randomish prophylactic fire and accurate bursts. A good burst needs a reasonable group size, there is a very good reason the LSW (most similar modern British weapon to the Bren) fell out of favour for reintroducing GPMG to the platoons and putting in minimis.