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WDBS Soviet List Review - Afghansty!

WDBS Soviet List Review - Afghansty!

Today the bear will take a look at the air assault battalion a.k.a. the Afghansty. Famous for their struggle in the war in Afghanistan (December 1979 to February 1989). They earned their place of elite status in the Russian army.

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WDBS Building a force!

WDBS Building a force!

Red Bear will review today the basic tactics of a company construction and the factors that should weigh on a commanders mind. ho...

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DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts) Game 3

DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts) Game 3

Two games on, my mid-war desert series with Russell has us tied at 1:1. For Game 3, Russell had just built up 3 Churchill IIIs and was raring to let them loose in the desert and so we revved up our engines and kicked up some dust.

With his Kingforce Churchills in support, Russell chose to attack and of course, the DAK chose to attack to.  Rolling a 5, we drew a 'Free-for-All' mission. 

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DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts) Game 2

DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts) Game 2

Our previous game saw Russell's Desert Rats 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, Motor Company put up a dogged defence around the town and taking the victory from my DAK Panzer Regiment 8, 15th Panzer Division, Panzer III Company.

Now for our rematch, Russell wanted to try out a Tank-heavy force. I, on the other hand, swapped out my Panzer IV platoon for some Lorraine Schleppers and Marders.

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WDBS #4 The US & UK Special Relationship

WDBS #4 The US & UK Special Relationship

They (Americans and British) have fought together in every major conflict in since World War I. have shared intelligence with each other that almost no other two nations would dare. and have always referred to their relationship as "special". 

The Bear will examine the infantry options of the British and the Americans. Their pros and cons. lastly, how to pulverise them into a capitalist skid mark on the road to socialist Europe!

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WDBS #3 West German Infantry Units

WDBS #3 West German Infantry Units

WDBS - What does bear say is a Soviet centric perspective on all things Team Yankee and Flames of War. In this episode we examine the WEST GERMAN Infantry options!

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Desert Terraforming - Terrain Tutorial

Desert Terraforming - Terrain Tutorial

The Desert War has always intrigued me.  Images of the Deutsche Afrika Korps (DAK) and their Panzers were what fuelled my interest for World War II. So last year I built a desert table for my club to run MW games.

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WDBS#2 Free Nations Infantry ANZAC & Canadians

WDBS#2 Free Nations Infantry ANZAC & Canadians

WDBS - What Does Bear Say is a Soviet centric perspective on all things Team Yankee and Flames of War. 

The first installment which covered the Dutch and the French can be found here: WDBS#1

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WDBS#1 Free nations infantry Dutch and French

WDBS#1 Free nations infantry Dutch and French

WDBS - What does bear say is a Soviet centric perspective on all things Team Yankee and Flames of War. In this first episode we examine Free nations!

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DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts)

DAK Vs Desert Rats (100pts)

Russell and I have been talking about having a Mid-war game on the desert table I had made. So finally, we decided to have a 100pt game between his Desert Rats 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, Motor Company and my DAK Panzer Regiment 8, 15th Panzer Division, Panzer III Company.

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