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by oozeboss
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC Pacific Book
Replies: 27
Views: 2252

Re: CoC Pacific Book

Everyone wore shorts in the jungle in the British army.....until the first 6" leech went up your shorts When I was a medic I assisted in an op to remove one from inside a soldier's penis. It was very much like slicing open a saveloy. Nobody complained again about being big butch soldiers wearing pa...
by oozeboss
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Market Garden
Replies: 6
Views: 385

Re: Market Garden

TT is correct that Ari is correct.
by oozeboss
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC Pacific Book
Replies: 27
Views: 2252

Re: CoC Pacific Book: will be nice to have Gurkhas

JOHN_ROSE16 wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:55 pm
Being released first. I can’t wait to convert some BF 15mm eigth army to become my Gurkha army!!!
Remember that Gurkhas fighting in the Asia-Pacific did not wear the same uniform as those fighting in the Middle East (Iraq, Syria, & Iran in 1941) or North Africa.
by oozeboss
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Curse you Infamy
Replies: 26
Views: 3311

Re: Curse you Infamy

I am so seriously tempted by these that I have taken off my shoes & socks in order to access my analog calculator.
by oozeboss
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC Pacific Book
Replies: 27
Views: 2252

Re: CoC Pacific Book

With you on this one - if I drool for much longer pending the release of this tome my keyboard will short out.
by oozeboss
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: Asterix and the Big Fight, an Infamy AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 640

Re: Asterix and the Big Fight, an Infamy AAR

Excellent AAR, and much love & laughter for theming the forces as you did.
by oozeboss
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Soviet anti-mine doctrine
Replies: 18
Views: 2026

Re: Soviet anti-mine doctrine

I seem to recall reading somewhere that Stavka analysed the relative effects of going through minefields vs being funnelled into the prepared killing ground, and found that you lost fewer men charging through the minefield. Has anyone houseruled on this? Good old Russians, I love to play em and rea...
by oozeboss
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Nomonhan / Khalkin Gol scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 802

Re: Nomonhan / Khalkin Gol scenario

Truscott Trotter wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:48 pm
At least the terrain is straightforward.😋
Being a case of taking one steppe at a time, I presume.
by oozeboss
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 910

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

Capt Fortier wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:38 am
I suspect Munin's house rule - counting doubles as a fizzle - could work either way you read it!
:lol:

True. A line that has also resonated repeatedly throughout my social life. :roll:
by oozeboss
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 910

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

Neil Todd wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:10 pm
I have read the teams didn't have much training and tended to expose themselves when firing.
:shock:

I'm amazed that Truscott Trotter hasn't already zeroed on to this line like a shark in dirty water. ;) :roll: