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Armor not shackles!

Just saw this graphic, and I absolutely love it! It resonated with me so much. I wanted to share it with all my blog readers and friends. 129 more words


Defending Poland: The Russians Drive West

Through the Cold War years it was generally expected that if war were to erupt in Europe between NATO and the Warsaw Pact it would begin with a full scale Soviet invasion of West Germany. 921 more words


Another dog-like lion

I was never under any misconception that this lion was a dog; it has a proper mane and tail, after all.  But it is dog-sized and acting in a canine manner, lying under the feet of the deceased on a tomb effigy, head up as if listening for his master’s voice.  204 more words


New Vid, and Upcoming Stuff

Howdy, folks.

Just finished the next installment of my Tamiya Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf D series and got it uploaded to my YouTube channel.

I have finished major assembly, and am ready to get started on priming/painting. 228 more words


Martino Martini - Bellum Tartaricum, 1654

Unlike Polofox, who I posted earlier, the Italian missionary Martino Martini, the author of this history of the Manchu conquest, had actually been to China. He has little to say on the types of arms used, only this: 490 more words


Evendim Blues

Anmorata received a message for help from on of her ranger friends, Calenglad was requesting assistance. He is the leader of the rangers stationed at Tinnudir in Evendim, and his goal is to try to keep the Angmarim forces invading the old capital of Annúminas to a minimum. 307 more words

War Steed

Robert Barret - The Theorike and Practike of Moderne VVarres, 1598

Barret is another military writer critical of “inueterate conceirers of bowes and blacke billes”. Barret asserts the superiority of the firearm over the bow, the corselet over the jack, and the pike over the bill (halberd). 990 more words