By Terry Sofian

By Terry Sofian
Killing Bugs For The Queen

Friday, August 26, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 5 (the last)



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 5 (the last):  We left the action as the troops went 'Over the Top', confident of an artillery-wrought victory. Sadly as the Tommies approached ...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 4



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 4:  During a final short, sharp bombardment, the troops assembled to go 'over the top'. Two brigades were deployed, each of four b...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 3

 
Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 3:  For the second air phase the RFC decided on a single recce 'plane with a heavy fighter escort.  One of the fighters was French ...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 2

 
Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 2: Or as our comrade in blogs Conrad Kinch would have it - 'The Puns of August.' Phase to of the game saw the massive British artill...

Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 1



Megablitz and more: Somme day I'll find you - part 1: Recently I took part in a game based on the Battle of the Somme organised by Funny Little Wars author Mr PW.  It took place in a garden som...

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Sopwith Snipe

The Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe was a British single-seat biplane fighter of the Royal Air Force. It was designed and built by the Sopwith Aviation Company during the First World War, and came into squadron ...
Top speed: 121 mph
Wingspan: 31′ 0″
Length: 19.85′
Weight: 1,314 lbs
Engine type: Rotary engine
First flight: October 1917
Manufacturer: Sopwith Aviation Company

Kermie Cam - Sopwith Snipe - Part 1