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Tango0119 Aug 2017 10:31 p.m. PST

Strelets in 1/72




Full review here


Pauls Bods20 Aug 2017 2:03 a.m. PST

Armand, The link is to the Roman Auxiliaries on the March, this is the correct link ;-)

Essentially these men are adopting the 'Right Shoulder Shift Arms' position, but many are not doing it very well

Maybe because they arenīt Regulars and arenīt that well trained?
The Confederate States only had a tiny regular army;

TKindred Supporting Member of TMP20 Aug 2017 4:51 a.m. PST

They were VERY well trained. That CS "Regular" army was primarily on paper only, and regular units, such as the 3rd CS Infantry were, in fact, state units simply given that designation. The idea was that after the war, those state units so assigned would convert to become the "Regular" CS Army.

The poses you see on those miniatures are the result of lazy researchers and designers. 10 minutes of research online would have proven that.

Same with those big honkin' Bowie knives. Those things disappeared right quickly, either taken away by the Ordnance officers or tossed aside by the men themselves. It's an added weight and an encumbrance to movement, neither worth the effort to keep such a blade.

Ceterman Supporting Member of TMP20 Aug 2017 11:11 a.m. PST


Double G Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Aug 2017 1:41 p.m. PST

Yeah, those are not very good.

Tango0120 Aug 2017 2:45 p.m. PST

My mistake… thanks for the help my friend!. (smile)


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