So some more progress for my late war US battlegroup for our big game in July. Olive drab base airbrushed onto the halftracks, followed with an OD/Middlestone mix highlight. Same approach on the M36… More to follow…
Some minor progress with the vehicles for my late war US for the Ardennes game in July. The Wespe Hellcat has caused me no end of trouble. The upper body section was warped/miscast to the point where the front wheels would not fit under the arches. In the end the only way to fix it… Read More WIP – Ardennes Yanks
I’ve finished the first squad of my US armoured (or perhaps armored) infantry platoon for our upcoming Ardennes game. Pretty pleased with how they’ve come out so far. Ten down, 29 to go (plus supports, transports, etc, etc). More to come….
So, I’m helping to organise a big game next summer – it will be set during the Ardennes offensive in late December ’44, in the vicinity of Celles, Belgium with the 2nd Heer Panzer division finding itself it surrounded by American forces. In preparation, several of us had a play through of the core scenario… Read More Battlegroup Bulge – the Ardennes – Celles
Just a few support elements for my late-war British BGO force: Some medium guns in the shape of a 25-lber battery A 4.2 inch mortar battery, a Vickers HMG team and a FOO to spot for the guns And some terrain I’m about to start on, with a just finished Britannia piper for my Forward… Read More Some more Brits and pieces
A large box of resin arrived today from France…. And this isn’t all of it – I’ll be working on these for a bit, and I may do a quick review if anyone is interested…
Context Last night saw me putting on another BG Overlord game at the Hitchin club. This was set loosely in the context of Operation Charnwood on 8/9 July 1944, with the British and Canadians pushing into the north of Caen. It was the preparation for this operation that saw Caen pulverised by the allied air… Read More Club Night – Operation Charnwood, Normandy – Battlegroup Overlord