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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Nov 2017 10:33 p.m. PST

…18th & 19th Centuries and of the 20th Century,

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Amicalement
Armand

Artilleryman15 Nov 2017 2:08 a.m. PST

I remember buying this book back in the Seventies as a brand new wargamer. I even tried to make some of the works illustrated. Ah, happy memories.

4th Cuirassier15 Nov 2017 2:35 a.m. PST

The cover illustration looks exactly like the gabions sold by Hinchliffe.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Nov 2017 10:36 a.m. PST

Good memories!… that's good! (smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Oliver Schmidt15 Nov 2017 10:56 a.m. PST

Usually, a gabion is constructed with an unequal number of pickets, because thus the length of the boughs doesn't matter and you can just twist them around the pickets in a spiral, one after the other.

GarryWills15 Nov 2017 4:41 p.m. PST

still have my copy!

Tricorne197129 Nov 2017 9:53 a.m. PST

Bought my copy when it first was published along with some Bellona scenic pieces. Still haven't gotten around to painting them all. Where has the half century gone?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2017 12:24 p.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

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