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Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2016 4:50 p.m. PST

All,

I'm going to try posting a dogfight by itself and see how interest is, as opposed to simply pairing it with the ground fight. The first skirmishes of the 1952 war have taken place earlier this morning; it's 1000 on 4 March 1952 and Hakuna's Tiger Brigade and Matata's Umpulu Brigade are preparing to clash again at the Mashandane River (which serves as the border between the two countries in the east). The Hakuna Army got the better of the early morning fight, but as the opposing armored formations propel themselves at each other once again, each country's Air Force sends a four-ship flight over the battle-space to clear the way.

We are now using a modified, largely simplified version of "Bag the Hun," with each individual aircraft on its own shoot and move cards. We are still not using altitude (don't worry, I'll get the boy there, give him time, he's only six!). ;)

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This fight actually featured airplanes getting shot down, with some pilots managing to bail out. And some not…

To see the whole fight, please check the blog at:
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That game was a ton of fun, and close as could be. I'm working on the ground batrep.

V/R,
Jack

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP22 Aug 2016 5:37 p.m. PST

Were the downed pilots captured and exploited for propaganda purposes?

CavScout8thCav23 Aug 2016 11:38 a.m. PST

Excellent Jack! Looking forward to the ground batrep.

Just Jack Supporting Member of TMP23 Aug 2016 2:29 p.m. PST

79th – Negative, we are too civilized for that! All pilots made it back to their respective bases.

CavScout – Thanks man, I'll see if I can get it posted tonight.

V/R,
Jack

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