Category Archives: World War 2

Taranovka 1942. A ‘Rommel’ game.

After a few generic scenarios of Rommel, we decided to have a go at a historical scenario. This is a conversion from a Panzer Korps scenario “Russian Steel at Kharkov.” On the southern axis of the Soviet Kharkov offensive, the … Continue reading

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6mm bases for Rommel part 2

In the previous post,¬†HERE¬†, I described various ways to do bases for 6mm WW2. Now I thought I’d go through the process of making the bases from start to finish. These being some Soviet cavalry bases, and 2 smaller 40mm … Continue reading

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6mm bases for Rommel

When we decided to do 6mm WW2 in advance of Sam Mustafa’s Rommel rules being published, my first criterion was that the tank bases would have to have 2 or more vehicles on them. I really didn’t like the way … Continue reading

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Rommel: Breakout

Having played two games of ‘Rommel,’ we’d pretty much got the hang of the basics. For our third try we played the ‘Breakout’ scenario, with a German force attempting to exit the opposite end of the table before Soviet forces … Continue reading

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Desert Debut

What feels like many moons ago I started a Desert force for Flames of War when I was still playing in preparation for which, I bought (or was given) a shedload of Italians and so painting began. I usually play … Continue reading

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The Osterbeck Kerfuffle

Sunday 17th of September 1944, British and Polish Paratroopers caught the defending German forces around Arnhem by complete surprise in a series of daring airborne assaults as part of Operation Market Garden, An operation which would go down in history … Continue reading

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