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Hong Kong during WW2


The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong began on the 25th December 1941. It occurred after 18 days of intense fighting, the occupation lasted for 3 years and 8 months until Japan surrendered.

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Battle of Waterloo 18th June 1815

On the 18th June 1815, two armies faced each other on a muddy field in Belgium. It would be a decisive battle that bring about an end to twenty years of conflict and reshape the future of Europe. Both armies were commanded by formidable military minds, who had a plethora of battlefield victories behind each of them.

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Gulf War 1990 -1991 (part 1)

I thought I’d take a look at a more recent conflict and one in which I served with the Royal Artillery. Even though the land war was quite short, it does have some scope for tank battles, there is also potential for an alternative history campaign, where by the war didn’t end when it did. The possibility for an extended middle east conflict could be an interesting alternative, with allied forces going into Iraq, and Iran deciding to intervene, and a mirror of the current situation with insurgents. 

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New books for Very British Civil War

Two new books are avaliable from Solway for A Very British Civil war.

VCBW The Gathering Storm 2.2-  will cover Birmingham, The Severn Valley Campaign,Somerset, Cornwall and Devon as well as material on the Navy, Army and Airforce, Trains, Espionage and other ideas for Campaigns.

A Gentleman’s guide to the Factions, Flags and Formations of 1938 A Very British Civil War Bk1 – This will be avaliable this weekend. The book cover flag, factions and charecters from the fictional alternative history setting.

Both Books can be purchased from here