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9th July 2020

The general paced the room. “Where should we invade next?” he asked his assembled commanders. They looked at each other.
These conversations were always complicated. Choosing a soft target would incur mocking for being weak. 242 more words


Sewing for guys ~ Greenstyle, Jalie, Ottobre

Since I’m trying to catch up on past makes I thought I would do a big post of things I’ve made for the guys in my life.  1,065 more words


Plastic Soldier Sturmhaubitze 42 in 1/72 Scale

The Sturmhaubitze 42 was a variant of the Sturmgeschütz III Ausf. F or Ausf. G which replaced the 75 mm anti-tank gun with a 105 mm L/28 howitzer.  45 more words

Finished Models

1869. Water tank winter walk

A little while back (in fact last week!) I took the dog and headed for a winter walk to the water tank on the nearby highest hill. 455 more words


Review: Eagle Rising

Eagle Rising

The Kirov series, of which Eagle Rising is the 47th (!) installment, is strange. If I’d read it three years ago, I’d probably have unfairly denounced it as the worst series of all time. 348 more words


British Zimmerit OUT NOW

British experimental work on imitating German Zimmerit begain soon after D-Day. It was to develop into something far more than the German ever planned and this is its story.


Quickie: SG Hunter Shown with IR Sensor

In a Singapore Army Facebook post, a ST Engineering Hunter Armoured Fighting Vehicle was shown with an Easter egg. Here we can see fitted on the Samson 30 turret are the infrared cueing system, a type of defensive system that can detect and alert the crew once an anti tank guided missile (ATGM) is being aimed at the tank. 96 more words