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by donglewwe
Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:45 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Why don't MMG teams have a Junior Leader
Replies: 9
Views: 898

Re: Why don't MMG teams have a Junior Leader

...in real life a platoon of infantry would not usually be supported by an MMG, an MMG being more of a company -level support. Thus we could say that during the battle some of your platoon's MMG support's time is spent supporting other friendly platoons fighting off-table, which is why they shoot s...
by donglewwe
Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Lard America Events
Topic: US Pacific NorthWest TFL Events ??
Replies: 2
Views: 850

Re: US Pacific NorthWest TFL Events ??

Please forgive the tangential hijack.

In addition to leaving a message as the OP requests, I encourage you to put a pin in the map:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit? ... 225808&z=6
by donglewwe
Tue Dec 07, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Questions from tonight’s game…
Replies: 10
Views: 1396

Re: Questions from tonight’s game…

Can an infantry Senior Leader issue a command initiative order to a tank (a’la Audie Murphy and the intercom on the back)? I allow it in scenario-specific conditions when the infantry has had training in cooperative operations with a specific armor unit - an example would be the US in Cobra, as rel...
by donglewwe
Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Crew bails out question
Replies: 15
Views: 1326

Re: Crew bails out question

If the choice is between unit killed or unit routed I would choose the latter since the crew is seen has having bailed out.
by donglewwe
Thu Dec 02, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: ‘O’Group
Topic: Cumbria/north west Uk O group gaming?
Replies: 7
Views: 827

Re: Cumbria/north west Uk O group gaming?

Dunno if there's anyone on here...?
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit? ... 506339&z=4

Took a peek...doesn't look like it, though not all (many?) use the locator...shame, really, 'cuz it is a nice idea.
by donglewwe
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any Lardies in the Orlando FL area?
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Any Lardies in the Orlando FL area?

Nothing on the Lard Locator, but I'll post the link in the hopes it may prompt participation...
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit? ... 429054&z=6
by donglewwe
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Where do you get your models?
Replies: 23
Views: 3380

Re: Where do you get your models?

'Table scale' is lateral miniaturisation... A big advantage to doing this, imo, is the reduction of what I term 'tabletop translation' = what players have to do to change what they see into decision-relevant information regarding the space/distances represented with the terrain/minis. Put simply: W...
by donglewwe
Tue Sep 07, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: I Ain’t Been Shot Mum
Topic: Back gardens in Normandy houses/cottages
Replies: 5
Views: 1255

Re: Back gardens in Normandy houses/cottages

"Aerial photographs may be the way to go..." This site may be of help: https://remonterletemps.ign.fr/ It has some past photos including some WW2 recon shots - depends on the area, and they're certainly not GoogleEarth quality, but may be worth the time searching? Here's an example from a search fo...
by donglewwe
Fri Aug 20, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US airborne campaign
Replies: 15
Views: 3623

Re: US airborne campaign

An overview that may help in a more detailed search:
https://history.army.mil/html/books/007 ... index.html
by donglewwe
Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: If You Survive... operation Cobra, 26 July 44
Replies: 2
Views: 1198

Re: If You Survive... operation Cobra, 26 July 44

FWIW, the second try is happening now and I'm posting photos as I climb up from the cellar every now and again... Same link as before, so you'll have to scroll down past the first game to see the new stuff. http://brawlfactory.net/2021/07/27/26-july-44/ Someday I may have enough time to model/game a...