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WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Yarkshire Gamer » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:21 pm

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https://yarkshiregamer.blogspot.it/2018/02/ww1-mesopotamia-action-scenario.html

Just before Xmas we held our traditional 28mm WW1 Mesopotamia game, this time involving a Turkish attempt to cause some havoc amongst and encamped British Force.

We used Toofatlardies If the Lord Spares Us rules and I have put together a Scenario post for those who game the period to use as a basis for a game if you fancy having a go.

Lots of pics etc as you would expect and links to a detailed AAR.

I really think this is a fascinating part of WW1 history which is ideal for gaming.

Enjoy

Regards Ken
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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Levied Troop » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:21 am

Very nicely done. I agree the period is an interesting one, especially in the light of recent Iraq history. I’ve a bunch of figures for the 1920 insurrection you’ve just moved further up the painting schedule. If you haven’t seen it, Haldane’s book on the insurrection is a fascinating read.
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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Yarkshire Gamer » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:52 am

Cheers for the heads up, will check it out.
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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Levied Troop » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:40 pm

This is the book:
https://www.abebooks.co.uk/book-search/ ... r/haldane/

I’d rate it as one of the best military books I’ve come across.
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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Yarkshire Gamer » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:39 am

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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby Bronshtein » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:52 pm

Very nice.
Often wondered about doing it - my paternal grandfather fought in Mesopotamia with the South Lancs, a bit later than your action.
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Re: WW1 Mesopotamia Action

Postby nevermore » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:32 pm

love it
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