CSA Artillerie

The ACW Longstreet campaign starts wirth few but large units, 3 infantry, one cavalry, and a battery of artillery. As the unfolds the brigades have more and smaller infantry units and the number of artillery increases. So for the gamer the need arrises to add a few guns to the brigade.

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The models are Freikorps 15 and Minifigs. All guns are Freikorps. The gun limber and crew are old TTG now migrated to Alternative Armies. The last photo shows a real life gun reprica. Eventually I will enlarge my CSA artillery to 9 guns and 3 limbers.

The Battle for Serbia 1914

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After having played a few moves in the introductory scenario I found out that I made an error with the result of unsuccessful post combat effectiveness checks for asset units. This was quite significant and  chose to restart the campaign. Thus here you can read about the course of the main 1914 campaign for Serbia. Each post will comprise between 3 and 4 moves and the corresponding interim turn. I have dedicated a page to this 1914 campaign that you can reach by clicking on this ww1-b-128-bulgarians. The campaign starts with the Austro-Hungarian invasion of north-western Serbia and Montenegro on 12 August 1914 and will end 23 December 1914.

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1914: Sms Intro

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Once you start getting interested in a specific period of military history you discover a plethora of information on the internet. The Austro-Serbian campaign of 1914 is no exception to this. At the very beginning of the Great War aka World War One Serbia fought off the Austro-Hungarian invaders repulsing  them back over the river Drina after 5 month of fighting and some 400.000 casualties counting both sides. This “March to the Drina” has entered Serbian military folklore, a Serbian military march bearing this title.

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COSTLY BAPTISM [BFP-107]

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Poland in Flames (or PiF) by Bounding Fire Productions has arrived in my arsenal with a full complement of Polish counters, 8 excellent mapboards, an excellent booklet, and much more. Some may think it unnessecary to have all those counters included, but for the ASL gamer who didn’t have the chance to obtain all those out of print core modules it is most delightful. I shall look foreward to more such products: please do the French next!

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