Roger Morley's Blog – September 2011 Archive (4)

War Plan Red

Over here in the UK, Tuesday at 8pm on Channel 5, there is a program called Revealed, which focuses on War Plan Red, which is an American military strategy to go to war with Britain and it's Commonwealth, which was initially conceived in the 1920's.

I had never heard of this before, and although it is something that is consigned to history, I can't help feel a little shocked and disappointed at this, especially as the American politicians of the time did not take too kindly to Britain…

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Added by Roger Morley on September 19, 2011 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

Operation Dauntless - P500 by GMT

I have flexed my credit card today as I could not resist the temptation to put an order in for this game. Yet again I have gone for a game which covers an operation that has seldom (if at all) been covered. It all looks pretty good at the moment even though the final art work has yet to be done, and luckily it is not far from reaching the magical 500 pre-order mark (465 since my order).

If I am lucky, it may be ready early next year....maybe......…

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Added by Roger Morley on September 14, 2011 at 7:34am — 2 Comments

On this day...

On this day (3rd of September), 72 years ago, Britain and France declared  war on Nazi Germany. I guess you could say it was the start of the Second World War, even though it was more of a European conflict at this point.

And, 72 years ago tomorrow, would have be my Fathers 21st birthday. He was a Royal Marine serving on HMS Glasgow at the time, which was off the coast of Denmark. For him and everyone else on that ship, the war had started nearly a week before, as they had been…

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Added by Roger Morley on September 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Slouch Hats & Egg Shells

I have just put in my order for this game today with Legion Wargames, along with 2 other games which are on their Pre-Order list.

Slouch hats should be available reasonably soon, but the other 2 may be a while, but....something to look forward to!!!

 

http://www.legionwargames.com/legion_slouchhats.html

Added by Roger Morley on September 3, 2011 at 3:53pm — 2 Comments

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