Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pic of the Day 30-09-11

Divisional Kommissar

The recent game of Prokhorovka saw some worthy additions to the collection here at the Waragames Holiday Centre. In the first instance we needed a lot more Kommissars. Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 29-09-11 (Prokhorovka)

Panzer IV

The Battle of Prokhorovka was refought over the last weekend, Liebstandarte and the Totenkopf divisions of the SS, Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | 1 Comment

Pic of the Day 28-09-11

The Spanish divisions

The battles for the Peninsular took a far more historical slant after these battles, with the junction at Talavera being fought over twice along with Salamanca. Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 27-09-11

Spanish Militia

The fighting in and around Gerona was desperate, the ranks of the Catalonian army were swollen by angry townsfolk! Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | 2 Comments

Pic of the Day 26-09-11

The right of the British Line

The closing stages of the battle of Cuidad Rodrigo saw the British attempting to give ground against the French, outnumbered three to two the object of delivering a blow to the French numbers and the morale of the army was done! Now to extricate themselves from the fray!! Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 22-09-11

The final French assault.

The other battle raging at this time was the one just to the North East of Cuidad Rodrigo. The British had a holding force at the Citadel, while two French Corps under St Cyr and Lefebvre had manoeuvred to block Moores lines of communications Continue reading

Posted in Napoleonic, Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 20-09-11

The Spanish at Gerona

The Gerona battle looked to be a tough one for the Spanish, whenever we use the Spanish we adopt slightly different rules to reflect their somewhat unreliable nature in this period. Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 19-09-11

Spanish Heavy Cavalry

Well the Peninsular campaign week came to an end yesterday with two historical battles being fought over no less than two times each! The initial moves on the map saw the French come out of the starting blocks very aggressively. Continue reading

Posted in Napoleonic, Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day 09-09-11

1st Squadron

The Belgian Chevau Leger, or Light Dragoons were the regiment of choice and I think you’ll agree, they have come out magnificently. There’s not one figure in the thirty two man regiment that is like the original.
Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | 1 Comment

Change in Battle 07-10-11

Old Guard

So I’m taking the opportunity to try a different format, due to the popularity of Waterloo I’m hosting two single day events. Continue reading

Posted in Wargames Holiday Centre | Leave a comment

Navigation