While America has gone through a plague and yet another series of spontaneous ‘protest’ ‘events’ I’ve had a chance to move and work some more on my miniatures. Last summer, IE a year ago I purchased and began to work on the beginnings of a team yankee VDV army, and since the game is nearing its 2nd edition, I’ve decided to dust off (literally in the case of my unfinished T-64s) my Ivans and see what I can do with them.
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What is the greatest weapon of the greatest war? The atom bomb? The medium tank? The assault rifle? The jet aircraft? No. The greatest technological development, in my opinion, was the mortar. Artillery and machine guns defined the previous war, and unfortunately flashier weapons overshadowed the simple grenade launching tube. The mortar and other artillery killed more men in combat than any other weapon, vastly outstripping any other cause by most estimations. Incidentally, a lot of these combat stats vindicate a few old scapegoats, like the venerable M4, but we’ll burn that bridge when we come to it. Continue reading “FLAMES OF WAR V4: MONGOOSE REVIEWS EVERY UNIT RELEVANT TO THE AMERICAN RIFLE COMPANY PART 3”