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Tango0119 Aug 2023 8:55 p.m. PST

"Following on from the completion of my new fort the next step was of course to get it into action. Inspiration for naval scenarios can be gained from many places and in this case my point of reference is the 1951 film Captain Horatio Hornblower, starring Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo and Robert Beatty. This was in turn was based on three books from the Hornblower series by C.S. Forester – The Happy Return, A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours. C.S. Forester is also credited with writing the screenplay for the film, most of which was shot in the UK, including Rye in Sussex. There are also another couple of sources for the scenario – tenuous links I know but that make perfect sense to me…"




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Big Red Supporting Member of TMP20 Aug 2023 4:38 a.m. PST

Thanks Armond. A Wargaming Odyssey is always an interesting blog.

Tango0120 Aug 2023 3:40 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami…


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