Monday, April 27, 2009
The French colonial territory known as the Indochinese
Union (commonly called French Indochina) existed from
1887 to 1945. At its largest, the union comprised the
present-day countries of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
Shown here, French soldiers pose with local residents at a
military post in French Indochina in the early 1900s.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
In the picture gallery below we have included pictures from
regular club night games at the Warlords. Click on a thumbnail
to view the full size image
Friday, April 17, 2009
The new Russian movie “Admiral” the other week.
The film “tells” the story of Admiral Alexander Kolchak,
the Tsarist naval commander who led White Russian
military forces against the Bolsheviks,
Monday, April 13, 2009
A great find by TAS!!!
A TMP thread discusses the use of :LI to fight out WOTW scenarios:
Fires in the Night Sky or How I learned to stop worrying and love the Madhi
SitRep: The Madhi forces had been pushing hard along the Nile toward a small port of Abba-Dabba Do. An Anglo-Egyptian force has marched to protect this town from the advancing enemy. During the night before the battle, huge fires in the Madhi camp lit the night skys and the frenzied warchants of the fathful could be heard. The defenders of Abba-Dabba Do steeled themselves for the coming assault.
When the dawn broke, the defenders were in for a suprise….
More pics here:
More pics here:
Friday, April 10, 2009
For a few thousand years the biggest things in the skies were only in our imaginations, flying figments of myth and fable: the Roc from Sinbad’s tales, the Garuda bird from the Mahabharata, the Thunderbird from North America, the Brazilian Blue Crow, and other high-flying nightmares or soaring benevolent gods and spirits.