3
May
28
2019

Kursk Campaign Game 4: Hold the Line

5th July 1943, south of Kursk. Smoke rises over the Russian town of Butovo. Tired Soviet infantrymen fall back, anxiously watching for their grey-clad enemy. German troops have pushed their way into the town, and the defence has been reduced to a running battle, trying to buy time and slow the attackers. Can the Red […]

4
Apr
24
2019

Kursk Campaign Game 2: Clear the Way

After a short sharp exchange of fire at the Soviets’ outer picket line the German attackers are about to hit the first of the endless belts of defences they’d have to fight through in the Kursk campaign. Can the German pioneers force a breach through the minefields?

2
Jul
14
2015

Kampfgruppe von Luck game 2: Probe among the hedgerows

After their brief clash in the fields outside Ranville the Paras knew it wouldn’t be long before the Germans attacked again. The British had orders to hold Ranville and the vital bridges and glider landing grounds nearby, but they were short on men and had fallen back in the face of superior German numbers. But now […]

0
Jun
23
2015

Die Waffenkammer SdKfz 251 Hanomag review

I reviewed Warlord’s plastic Hanomag kit a little while ago, but now I’ve got a friend for it. This is a resin kit from Die Waffenkammer, a Canadian manufacturer that I’d heard people saying nice things about. So is the kit any good? Well, I’ve got mixed opinions, read on to find out…

4
Jun
11
2015

Kampfgruppe von Luck Game 1: “Patrol on the ring contour”

This was it: D-Day! The war was going well for the Allies, North Africa was secure and from Russia to Italy the Third Reich was retreating. Now in Normandy the new front would be opened, and the boots of the British Airborne were some of the first on the ground. 12 Para had landed overnight and […]

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