Dioramas and Vignettes: Panzer IV knocked out, photo #1
The Modelling News: We take a tour of the Bastogne War Museum in the 70th anniversary of "the Bulge".
Private of the Gordon Highlanders, 1914. 54mm from Tommy's War. Now in stock! $18
British trench diorama
Private , South Wales Borderers , 1918 . By 1918 , the British Army had endured four years of war ; had suffered terrible losses ( though not worse than other countries) , and had stayed the course. Although it has long been fashionable to decry the conduct of the War ( and how much better it would have been if it had never started ) the fact remains that it was fought to the best of the ability of those running it ; and by 1918 , and after recovering from Germany's last gasp offensive in…
Lewis Gunner, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, 4th Div.1918. The Lewis Gun was the first succesful Light Machine Gun : though "light" was a relative term. It's adoption in 1915 transformed squad tactics : in fact might be said to have invented the modern Infantry squad , normally around ten men , including a Light Machine gun. Oddly enough , the despite being an American-designed weapon , the US forces never adopted it , but the British seized on it with relish, and it was manufactured to use…
The Game of War by Oscar Hertin - 2 soldiers a French Poilu and a German Landser are fighting on a checkers game board with their respective pieces advancing and retreating as it was in WW1