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Effectiveness of the hull ball-mounted MG and the co-axial MG
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Brown Jun 12, 2009.

Armaments identification
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kai Jensen Nov 8, 2008.

What are you reading?
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Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa" by Walter E. Kaegi.This is a military history of the above. Who "lost" Christian North Africa? Who won it and how? The author tries to explain this in this book.…"
Jul 3
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Strange Music" by Alan Dean Foster. A Pip & Flinx SF novel. It has been awhile since the last Pip & Flinx book. Flinx is off on another adventure to a water world inhabited by sentient like-seal people. They communicate by…"
Jun 15
Christian A. Strasser replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"I've recently started "A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War" by Joseph Loconte.  It explores how WWI influenced both JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis in their choices of topics and worlds to describe."
Jun 10
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read; "The Succession to Muhammad: A Sturdy of the Early Caliphate" by Wilferd Madelung. This is a comprehensive and original study of the early history of muhammadanism. It covers the 30 years from the death of muhammad in 632A.D.. This…"
Jun 8
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "The Contest of Christian and Muslim Spain 1031-1157" by Bernard F. Reilly. At the beginning of this time period the muhammadans were on top in their occupation of Spain/Portugal. At the end, the Christians were in the drivers seat…"
May 27
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "The Roman Wars in Spain: The Military Confrontation with Guerrilla Warfare" by Daniel Varga. This is a book on Guerilla Warfare primarily. The author uses the background of Rome against the Iberian peoples of Ancient times as his…"
May 4
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Constantine The Great: Warlord of Rome" by Elizabeth James. This is a military Bio on Constantine, Emperor of Rome. Covers the Roman Army of his day: organization, tactics, leadership and Logistics. Tells the story of his rise to…"
Apr 18
Joseph replied to Chuang Shyue Chou's discussion What are you reading?
"Read: "Deep Green" by John Lyman. A novel on DNA research. A research vessel in the Congo goes missing and a month later runs aground on the Texas coast and no one is found alive. Then special ops teams show up to check out the ship. What…"
Apr 8

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
I am a relatively latecomer to this lobby. I started 'wargaming' in the late seventies with the Usborne Battle Books. I remembered re-fighting the Battle of Arsuf over and over again with my little sister. Later, I found SPI's 'Napoleon' in 1982 and Squad Leader in 1983-4. I played Avalon Hill's 'Alexander the Great' and a couple of others from 1985. Afterwards, I was lost in the RPG wilderness and collectible card hell for years. I eventually returned to wargaming in the mid-nineties. These days, I am just not very active.
Your favorite game(s):
I haven't played enough to name a favourite.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Nothing at the moment.
What game(s) have you played recently?
Nothing. I haven't played in a few years.
In general, how much time do you spend gaming?
Very little unfortunately.
How big is your game collection?
I think it is about a hundred items or so now.
Your local game club(s) and/or where you reside (let's network!)
http://singapore-wargames.tripod.com/
Personal Interests (favorite activities, movies, shows, books, music, etc.)
Activities: Reading, hiking, drawing, admiring landscapes, cityscapes

Interests: Wargames, boardgames, history, art, architecture, pencil artwork, ink artwork, forests, cities, urban development

Favorite Music: EBM, Synthpop, Electro-Gothic, Electro-Industrial: Clan of Xymox, Alphaville, Neuroactive, OMD, Lost Signal, Frozen Autumn, Kraftwerk, Dead can Dance, Lisa Gerrard, Front Line Assembly, Delerium, Marc Almond, The Azoic, Faith and the Muse, Camouflage, Depeche Mode, De/Vision, God Module, Negative Format, VNV Nation, Depeche Mode, Covenant

Classical: Satie, Fauré, Liszt, Chopin, Rimsky-Kosarkov, Debussy, Scriabin

Favorite TV Shows: I haven't watched a TV programme for decades. Well, maybe, the occasional football World Cup match every four years.Favorite Movies:Doctor Strangelove, Brazil, Kwaidan, Blue, White, Red, Amelie, Exotica, Citizen Kane, Full Metal Jacket, Blue, Red, White, La StradaFavorite

Books: Too many to list really.
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Aircraft identification quiz - World War II

Here is another one, an aircraft identification quiz for the aircraft of the Second World War. This is for the military enthusiast. It is certainly not easy, neither is it particularly hard for the aviation enthusiast. 

http://www.playbuzz.com/chuangc10/world-war-ii-aircraft-identification

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 9:24pm — 2 Comments

Aircraft identification quiz

I created this easy quiz just a short while ago. Please give it a try. It shouldn't be too difficult. I will create a much harder one later.

This one does have a few trick questions, deliberately inserted to confuse.

http://www.playbuzz.com/chuangc10/aircraft-identification

I used to write up military-based quizzes a decade or more ago. I found it rather fun.

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 2:57am — 2 Comments

F-100D

Posted on June 8, 2014 at 9:23pm

Ordnance BL 6 inch 26cwt howitzer

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 12:10am

Osprey Publishing is asking which Men at Arms volumes could benefit from re-visits

Osprey Publishing is asking for suggestions for their Men at Arms titles, asking what they should re-visit. Some of the titles were published ages ago and may benefit from updates, re-writes and expansion.

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/blog/what_subjects_should_we_revisit_maa

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:18pm

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At 7:00am on September 17, 2008, Denny Koch said…
Regarding your comment upon my Berlin Central Station photo: Yes, bicycles and cyling are quite popular in Germany, especially in university cities where lots of students and young people live. The bikeways are great and cyclists enjoy some privileges such as the permission to enter one-way streets from the wrong direction. Some cities even offer "bicycle streets" where bikes always have the right of way. In addition, mountain and race biking are extremely popular sports. Last but not least, more and more people commute by bike / train since the gasoline prices reached new heights this year.
At 1:54pm on September 2, 2008, Gerald-Markus Zabos said…
Great pictures. Also liked those drawings at your blog ! Superb artwork !
 
 
 

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