British Stuart III Tanks of an Armoured Regimental Recce Platoon from 4 Armoured Brigade

British Armoured Regimental Recce Platoon Reporting for Duty

A couple weeks ago I randomly picked up a Zvezda Stuart M3A1. Zvezda models are really cheap and the quality varies from model to model. Every once in a while I buy one just to try it out. The M3A1 model is ok. The detail is minimal and it was made out of cheap plastic. …

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General von Saucken Flames of War painted miniatures

General der Panzertruppen Dietrich von Saucken

General Dietrich von Saucken fought throughout most of WWII, taking part in the Battle of France, the Balkan Campaign, and Operation Barbarossa as the commander of a motorized brigade of the 4th Panzerdivision. He was appointed divisional commander during the Battle of Moscow. He was wounded and spent several months in the hospital. He returned …

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Flames of War German Heavy Artillery Battery by WWhimpenny

Time to Call In the Big Guns

    The 15 cm schwere Feldhaubitze 18 or sFH 18 was the German's standard Heavy Gun during World War II. For most of the war each Division had an integrated Artillery Regiment, field howitzers for Infantry/Grenadier Divisions. The Artillery Regiment of the Infantry Divisions was made up of four battalions, each battalion was four, four …

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Flames of War Soviet Scout Platoon by WWhimpenny

Soviets Scouts take to the Tabletop to Infiltrate the German Lines

I followed up my Soviet Zis-3 Artillery Battery with another addition to my Soviet Army. My Soviet Scout platoon was fun to paint. They wear the amoeba style camouflage smocks which I painted using Russian Uniform (Vallejo 924) with patches of  German Camo Dark Green (Vallejo 979). Soviet Scouts performed an important role during the …

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Flames of War Soviet Zis-3 Battery by WWhimpenny

Soviet Zis-3 Artillery Battery Ready to Defend Mother Russia

I have been itching to paint lately. So I have been working my way through a lot of the models which have been sitting on my shelf for a while. First up was a battery of Soviet Zis-3 guns for my Soviet Army. When I originally purchased these I thought I had gotten a great …

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New Flames of War German Panther Platoon (with Jagdpanther option)

Painted Panthers Ready for Battle

I just finished a Panther Platoon that I had picked up probably sometime last year. They are the new plastic ones which turn out to be much larger than the old resin models. I have the Panther from the Panzer Kanonen box and they are definitely taller and a little longer as well. I also …

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Flames of War v3.1

Flames of War Version 4 Update (Updated to 3.1)

I've managed to play a few more game of v4 though not Mid-War. I have to say its not really doing it for me. Since I really dislike the new list building mechanism in v4 any new material coming out holds very little appeal for me. Especially most of my games take place in my …

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