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by oozeboss
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC Pacific Book
Replies: 51
Views: 20410

Re: CoC Pacific Book: will be nice to have Gurkhas

JOHN_ROSE16 wrote:
Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:55 pm
Being released first. I can’t wait to convert some BF 15mm eigth army to become my Gurkha army!!!
Remember that Gurkhas fighting in the Asia-Pacific did not wear the same uniform as those fighting in the Middle East (Iraq, Syria, & Iran in 1941) or North Africa.
by oozeboss
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: Curse you Infamy
Replies: 26
Views: 9934

Re: Curse you Infamy

I am so seriously tempted by these that I have taken off my shoes & socks in order to access my analog calculator.
by oozeboss
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: CoC Pacific Book
Replies: 51
Views: 20410

Re: CoC Pacific Book

With you on this one - if I drool for much longer pending the release of this tome my keyboard will short out.
by oozeboss
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: After Action Reports
Topic: Asterix and the Big Fight, an Infamy AAR
Replies: 4
Views: 2589

Re: Asterix and the Big Fight, an Infamy AAR

Excellent AAR, and much love & laughter for theming the forces as you did.
by oozeboss
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Soviet anti-mine doctrine
Replies: 18
Views: 7071

Re: Soviet anti-mine doctrine

I seem to recall reading somewhere that Stavka analysed the relative effects of going through minefields vs being funnelled into the prepared killing ground, and found that you lost fewer men charging through the minefield. Has anyone houseruled on this? Good old Russians, I love to play em and rea...
by oozeboss
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Nomonhan / Khalkin Gol scenario
Replies: 21
Views: 6275

Re: Nomonhan / Khalkin Gol scenario

Truscott Trotter wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:48 pm
At least the terrain is straightforward.😋
Being a case of taking one steppe at a time, I presume.
by oozeboss
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 3428

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

Capt Fortier wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:38 am
I suspect Munin's house rule - counting doubles as a fizzle - could work either way you read it!
:lol:

True. A line that has also resonated repeatedly throughout my social life. :roll:
by oozeboss
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: US and DAK in Tunisia
Replies: 7
Views: 3428

Re: US and DAK in Tunisia

Neil Todd wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:10 pm
I have read the teams didn't have much training and tended to expose themselves when firing.
:shock:

I'm amazed that Truscott Trotter hasn't already zeroed on to this line like a shark in dirty water. ;) :roll:
by oozeboss
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chain of Command How To Play Video Part One
Replies: 3
Views: 2379

Re: Chain of Command How To Play Video Part One

OK, I'm hooked. My only remaining decision will be whether I go Caesarian times, or Hellenic/ Persian.
by oozeboss
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Miniatures, Models & Scenery
Topic: CoC North West Frontier
Replies: 48
Views: 19211

Re: CoC North West Frontier

Masters again (same brilliant book): "I said above that we were not to be ruthless. Ruthlessness, however, is relative, and the definition used on the Frontier was the Pathan definition". Excellent comment - when I used to be a guest lecturer at the National Army Museum, I always explained to quest...