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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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May this Christmas season bring you nothing but fond memories, happiness and laughter.

Battleground, Stockton-on-Tees, Wargames Show 2019

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Me and the lads (Malcolm Taylor & Chris Newman) from the Grimsby Wargames Society put on The Battle of the Dnieper game. We had a really great time and was made most welcome.  30th Nov 2019, Battleground Show Pictures . If you want to see the building and design of the game please click here . Battlefield Trust Battle of Guisborough 1643 - The Battle of Guisborough recreated as a 2mm/1:800th scale model, as part of the Battlefield Trust stand.  There will also be a display of weapons and equipment. Border Reivers Battle of Plum Creek - A (highly) fictional engagement set during the American Civil War where a British Intervention Force is sent to help out the Confederate States. A 28mm game using Pickett’s Charge Rules. Brompton Bankers Poland 1939! Carrying On Up The Dale The Battle of Ferozeshah, 21st December 1845: Set during the 1st Anglo-Sikh War, the Sikh army (the Khalsa) have crossed the river Sutlej and invaded British India.  General Sir Hugh Gough (

Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily (VVS)

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The Soviet Air Forces, (Russian, Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily (VVS), was the official designation of one of the air forces of the Soviet Union. The other was the Soviet Air Defence Forces. The Air Forces were formed from components of the Imperial Russian Air Service in 1917, and faced their greatest test during World War II. Lavochkin La-5 The Lavochkin La-5 was a Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. It was a development and refinement of the LaGG-3. During its time in service, it was one of the Soviet Air Force's most capable types of warplane. Rapid Fire Rules, Stats 1943. La-5*   Superior fighter bomber Multiple 20mm autocannon, 4 x rocket (or 2 x medium bomb or 2 x PTAB anti-tank bomb), 30 Points. *May bomb at low altitude. Treat as dive bomber but hit for D6 throw of 5 or 6. Can be driven off by anti-aircraft fire. Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov LaGG-3 The Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov LaGG-3 was a Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. It was a refinement of

World War II Cossacks

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World War II Cossacks for the game we are putting on at Battleground, 30th November 2019  I will using these for both German and Russians armies. German and Russians Commands Pendraken Miniatures  RP7 Cossack cavalry Support Weapons  Pendraken Miniatures NW11 Pack mule team with mountain gun Pendraken Miniatures NW12 Pack mule team with maxim gun

World War II Refugees

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World War II Refugees for the game we are putting on at Battleground, 30th November 2019 Pendraken Miniatures FRE15 Civilians / Refugees

Hornby Controller from eBay

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Hornby R.912 forward and reverse speed Controller £4.95

10mm Sherman 75 with calliope RL

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For Sale 10mm Sherman 75 with calliope RL from Pendraken Miniatures 10mm Sherman 75 with calliope RL Painted to reasonable standard includes postage and packing to the UK

Making Soviet Villages

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1. The first step is to cut your bases to the desired size either using MDF or hardboard in my case I used hardboard and cut it to 12 inch wide by 12 inch long once you have cut your bases to the desired size you then want to proceed to rasp the edges to give it a smoother appearance. 2. The second step is to place your buildings in the desired position 3. The third step is to glue down your buildings and fencing using a glue gun. 4. The fourth step is to cover the base with Polycell Filler 5. The fifth step is to paint the entire diorama Brown. 6. The sixth step is to dry brush the buildings with Vallejo 860, And dry brush the thatched roofs Vallejo 821. 7, The seventh step is to paint the windows Vallejo 844 and Varnish everything. 8. The Eighth step is to add Noch Summer Meadow Grass. Tools Pencil Tape measure Wood saw Rasp Screwdriver Hammer Paintbrushes Glue Gun Materials Hardboard