We fought out the Battle of Coronel using 1/3000 ships from Navwar and the Stations Manned and Ready 2 rules. In true wargaming fashion both admirals were aggressive.
Getting slightly better at painting the wood. More subtle effect works better.
1/72 model for Canvas Eagles by Airfix. Pilot: Ritter von Schleich
Some German balloon markers done for our 1/72 Canvas Eagles campaign. Made from modelling clay and florist’s wire and the ack ack tufts are obviously made from bits of cotton.
1/72 model for Canvas Eagles by MAC. Pilot: Verner Voß
Trench mortars made their first appearance in the Russo-Japanese war and were subsequently used by all belligerents in the First World War. It was found that the new, deadlier battlefield now demanded that all infantry troops be assisted by support weapons.
Ganvas Eagles Statistics Note: As with any real war these records are not absolute and 100% correct. Players were required to update all their pilots, dead or alive, to the Yahoo Groups databases, which requirement the most fulfilled but it’s know that particularly players that didn’t do well on the battlefront finally started to “forget” to update their data. So …
We started our First World War aerial campaign in November 2001, and finished three years later. Actually, we fought in real time the aerial war from 1915 to 1918, one game per historical week. The number of games, players, planes, kills and aces was phenomenal. Below we present a small taste of the long and arduous path to final glory. …