Posts Tagged ‘ WW2 ’

WW2 Thames Estuary Coastal (Maundsley) Forts

Dec 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: European Coastline, Scratch Building

During WW2, the British government built a series of offshore platforms designed by Guy Maundsley, as Anti Aircraft (AA)  defence platforms.  They were intended to provide static defence support for shipping convoys gathering in the Thames shipping channels before transit to their destinations, as well as to prevent inshore raids by enemy surface craft. Abandoned […]



Australian General Staff Wargames Championship 2010 at OZCON

Nov 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows, Top News

A completely new style of wargames championship will be held at the Australian Historical Wargames Competition to be held next Easter, writes Mal Wright, Event Manager. From the press release (nice to know someone thinks about LRL for these things) Mal states – The Australian Historical Wargames Convention (OZCON) to be held next Easter will […]



LRL Painted Models on eBay this week

Apr 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Painting and Basing

I’ve been doing a bit of tidying up in the workshop this week and have added several lots of painted models onto eBay in auction. —– WW2 German 15mm Pz IV F2 Company HQ 2 Tanks & Crew The first batch is a pair of Battlefront Panzer IV F-2’s painted as a company HQ for […]



RTAF Air Museum Bangkok Model Show 27-28 Dec 08

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows, Museums

I’ve received a tip-off from a wargaming friend in Bangkok that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Museum in Bangkok is to host a model show between Christmas and New Year on 27th & 28th December 2008. Right now further details are sketchy and I’ve not been able to find any information on the internet. […]



Domino Dawn – Japan Invades Thailand 1941

Oct 22nd, 2007 | By | Category: Southeast Asia

The Battle of Prachuap Khirikan Airfield was a key engagement of the South-East Asian Theatre of World War II. It was fought from December 8th to 9th 1941, at the airfield of Prachuap Khirikan in Thailand, on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand along the Isthmus of Kra. It saw the loss of Thailand, and the opening of the Malay Peninsula to the Japanese, who intended using Thailand as a base to strike at British possessions in Burma and Malaya, having attacked Thailand without warning.