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abc wargamers05 Mar 2020 7:00 a.m. PST

The Defence of Duffer's Drift' (Major General Sir Ernest Swinton KBE, CB, DSO) has been a staple of military instruction since it appeared in 1907 in the 'United Service Magazine'. Although the setting is the turn of century Anglo Boer War in South Africa, the story is universal in the dilemma it poses to any lieutenant (or wargamer!) in any war how one adapts a piece of terrain to the accomplishment of a different mission with limited manpower, weaponry and communication.
see how the various scenarios played out
abcwargamers.blogspot.co.uk

FusilierDan06 Mar 2020 4:43 a.m. PST

Classic figures and book. Well done.

Durban Gamer06 Mar 2020 5:15 a.m. PST

Nicely done!

abc wargamers06 Mar 2020 7:50 a.m. PST

Hi thanks for looking and posting, much appreciated.

Personal logo COL Scott ret Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2020 3:04 p.m. PST

Well done

SgtGuinness30 Mar 2020 8:16 p.m. PST

Outstanding blog post. That's one of my favorite books. What a great idea to game these scenarios. I must try it sometime.
Cheers,
JB

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