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RogerC03 Jul 2020 11:16 a.m. PST

Lots of new goodies the pipeline from Perrys, Studio and Iron Duke.

In he meantime some good progress being made with my Sikh Wars collection now, plenty of pictures on the blog.


takeda33304 Jul 2020 11:12 p.m. PST

Excellent! You make that period so tempting to get into.

RogerC05 Jul 2020 8:22 a.m. PST

I have to say it is really interesting. Far closer fought than many colonial conflicts with modern weapons taking on brave spear armed atives. The Sikh regulars were very good troops and their artillery was heavier and more numerous than the companies. They have really colourful irregulars. The second Sikh War is particularly interestign with the British forces gettign a good kickign (but claiming a victory) in the first major engagement between the main armies. Outside of that though the operaions around Multan saw extensive use of irregular tribesmen and troops of local Rajas by both sides so some really interestign battles can be fought.

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