Category Archives: Periods – Modern

Review of Matchbox Attack Track model

Jonathan Aird reviews a Matchbox model and finds it useful for several scales. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A visit to the Golan Heights

By Nic Birt I’ve been interested in the Yom Kippur war of 1973 for quite a while (hence the Purple Line article) so I was pleased to be able to get up on the Golan Heights for a few hours … Continue reading

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On smoke in battle

By Rob Morgan The armoured car in the photographs is a British-built Fox, taken at the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers Barracks here in Wales recently. This afv was introduced in the early ‘70s and withdrawn in the mid-‘90s. Some 200 … Continue reading

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More on the BTR-40

By Rob Morgan The review of the BTR-40 model, which is now to be found in some numbers at branches of The Works bookshop in the UK, leads me to think about the models I’ve found in this remarkable and … Continue reading

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Review of BTR-40 armored car diecast model

Jonathan Aird finds a diecast model of the Soviet-era armored car and likes what he found. His comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of crocodile and hippo figures

Rob Morgan reviews some useful crocodile and hippo figures from MY Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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‘Blue Peacock’ and the Red Star

By Rob Morgan The newsletter of the Ordnance Society often provides gems of information of use to the wargamer. The July 2015 issue, No.111, is an excellent example. Earlier in 2015 a group of OS members visited the UK Atomic … Continue reading

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Review of ‘BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967-94’

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey of the New Vanguard series, this one on the “BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicle 1967-94.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘The AK-47 – Kalashnikov Assault Rifles’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey from their Weapon series, “The AK-47 – Kalashnikov Series Assault Rifles.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Bombs Away: The Hot War’ book

Rich Barbuto reviews the latest alternative history book from author Harry Turtledove, “Bombs Away: The Hot War.” It’s a tale of atomic war set in the 1950s. It’s on the Reviews page.

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