Tag Archives: World War II

Desert war

Here’s the start of the Desert War project. First up 30 odd LRDG/SAS plus supporting trucks and jeep. Also about 30 odd 8th Army with a Humber Mk II. Another LRDG truck on the way, this time with an auto-cannon and maybe a few more support options and transport. Also planning on some mid-war tanks… Read More »

The battle for Fontenay part 3

Following the grinding opening of the battle for the sprawling village of Fontenay it was up to the British and Americans to force the matter. Throwing a sizeable force into the frontline, was this risk going to pay off? Would the German lines be strengthened? Could there even be a counter attack? The next few… Read More »

The battle for Fontenay

Operation Martlet game 2.  With the sun now rising the British pushed on into Fontenay supported by fresh forces and heavier armour. The clock was ticking so they needed to move on.   The German defenders were better prepared, alerted by the fight on the outskirts.  The British forces pushed into the table, setting up fire positions for… Read More »

Multiplayer Crossfire

Run and reported by Mark – a good time was had by all, thanks. View all of the photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/65732239@N05/sets/72157628618521425/ On Dec 19th 2011 we played a three table mutiplayer WW2 X Fire game based upon a scenario published by Steven Thomas at http://www.balagan.org.uk/war/crossfire/index.htm Germans caught in  a pocket by Russians and trying to… Read More »