Tired of mean-looking German panzers? What about a frumpy, dumpy little pre-war French tank pressed into German service? I’ve very slightly tweaked this Blitzkrieg Miniatures Somua S35 and painted it for service with the Axis.
Late June 1944, the 15th Scottish Division had punched a hole in the German defences near Caen, but now found itself attacked on both flanks of the resulting salient. After beating off a Scottish counter-attack the SS kampfgruppe under Albert Frey has resume its advance, with the village of Mouen dead in its sights.
Ah, the new year, a time for navel-gazing and reflection. This is the last post I’ll make in this vein before normal service resumes, I promise. While I’m not overly bothered about hit numbers on this blog (if I was it would be hosted on Blogger like everybody else) I think it can be interesting […]