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    Re: What are the Forum members reading

    "The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: Churchill's Mavericks: Plotting Hitler's Defeat" by Giles Milton

    …this has been a joy to read…real Boys’ Own stuff….full of eccentric ‘boffins’ who...
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    Re: World Whisky Day

    ...I can almost visualise the journey based on the distilleries...very nice scenery around there.....from Campbeltown, Islay, Banffshire & Inverness-shire....a great way to spend the day...
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    Re: World Whisky Day

    ...hopefully we were all friendly enough (and enjoy the rain!)...were you able to visit a wide spread of regions to sample the different tastes.....Highland / Island / Speyside / Islay? ...
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    ....it's a bit of a stretch, but....World Whisky Day again....in the guise of today being Father's Day.....so these fine bottles have turned up...

    ...a selection consisting of a Glenfarclas 12,...
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    Re: What are the Forum members reading

    ...one to look out for in August...a new addition to the Jacobite library....

    "King George’s Hangman: Henry Hawley and the Battle of Falkirk, 1746" (Reason to Revolution) by Jonathan D....
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    Re: What are the Forum members reading

    ...just completed "Those Bloody Kilts - The Highland Soldier in the Great War" by Thomas Greenshields (Helion & Co., 500+pgs).....a good many illustrations and a dozen or so coloured central...
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    World Whisky Day

    …apparently today is 'World Whisky Day'......as if there needs to be a reason !

    ...one must obviously show support for such a fine thought.....especially as it is currently pouring down outside, I...
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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...but the French won't get to have it all their own way....not with some Hessian Jägers prowling around nearby...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ….and along with the French artillery, we have some foot soldiers.....the colourful members of Lauzun's Legion....

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    ...all very eye-catching...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ….PolarBear showed us his great looking Crimean War figures from Regal....so allow me to continue to show off the wonderful Regal/SotW range of AWI figures....

    ….we are now at the point in time...
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    Re: KING & COUNTRY Dispatches -- April 2019

    ...it is important to know that these two personalities fought years apart.......I favour the figure with the heart....probably brought on by the knowledge that our clans are linked and that I also...
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    Re: KING & COUNTRY Dispatches -- April 2019

    ....very fine colourful artistic impressions of two well-known knights....my favourite sculpts / statues of Wallace are the two created by the Stevenson brothers in the latter part of the 19th...
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    Re: What are the Forum members reading

    ...unsure as to which history books I should read in 2019, I have instead started with some fine classic fiction....

    'Kidnapped' and 'Treasure Island' by Robert Louis Stevenson....great fun!
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    Re: Peter Jackson and World War I

    ...I watched this last night on the BBC.....a truly moving, poignant, thought-provoking film.....especially considering the day that was yesterday.....extremely well done....this film is an absolute...
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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...and now approaching are some 17th Dragoons....

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    ...these look really great when grouped together...

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    ...all in all, I continue to recommend these very fine figures....I am...
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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...and now we have the Redcoats....the 23rd Regt and the 38th Regt together...

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    ...the 63rd Regt with Officers present....

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    ...the 42nd Highlanders....(different from the...
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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...support is provided to the infantry regiments in the shape of the 3rd Continental Dragoons...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...another selection of Continentals...

    ...the 2nd Virginia Regt....with distinctive headwear...

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    ...different view...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...and to take on the Hessians....the Continentals...

    ...the 1st New York Regt...

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    ...more...to show detail of back of figure...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...here we have all of the Hessians grouped together...all very colourful...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...support comes from their colleagues, the Fusilier Regt Erbprinz….

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    ...and now in line formation...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...to continue with the Hessian theme....

    ….the eye-catching Grenadiers of the Rall Regt....

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    ...and facing these gentlemen head on...

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    Re: American War of Independence

    ...it's been a while, but here are some images of more Regal AWI figures collected over the past 18mths or so....the work of the Farley's continues to impress me....both the painting and the 'look'...
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    Re: Tommy Atkins 1745

    ...and any survivors of the charge will then find themselves facing the Grenadiers of the 4th Regt of Foot "Barrell's"....as they proudly fly the Colours to declare their presence on the...
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    Re: Tommy Atkins 1745

    ....the Irish Picquets then find themselves alone, facing the rumble of charging Dragoons...


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    ...it takes a lot of nerve not to turn away when this close to the 10th Dragoons!

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