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Aug
27
2020

Soviet Jump Off Points for Chain of Command

Rummaging through my lead pile I found I had several scouts left over from the scout squad I made a while back, and a couple of Bad Squiddo’s female soldiers including this signaller. That lot seems ideal for some Jump Off Points for Chain of Command. Up until now I’d just been using shell craters […]

3
Apr
16
2020

Rubicon T-34/76

The Red Army’s #1 workhorse of the Great Patriotic War, this is an iconic tank. I recently built its big brother the T-34/85, and now have added the earlier model to my Soviet garage. The 85mm tank was a Warlord model, while this is a Rubicon kit.

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Apr
09
2020

Kursk Campaign Game 7: Breaking Through Again

With their backs absolutely against the wall, the stubborn defenders of the village of Cherkasskoye had stopped the first German attack cold. But they knew it was only a matter of time before the crack troops of the Grossdeutschland division hit them again. Operation Zitadel was the last big roll of the dice from the […]

1
Mar
26
2020

Kursk Campaign Game 6: Breaking Through

It’s late on 5th July 1943, the second day of the Battle of Kursk. The first Soviet lines have been beaten and are retreating, but the Germans still have to push on and clear their final objective: the village of Cherkasskoye.Here the Soviets have fresh troops and have even been promised armoured support if they […]

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Mar
19
2020

First Corps Soviet infantry

If you’re going to field the Red Army, you really can’t have too much infantry, can you? So without further ado, here are two more squads of patriots ready to defend the Motherland from the fascists:

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