Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War for NUTS! – Part One, Small Arms

Entrenched Republican Militia 1936 “When you have had a glimpse of such a disaster as this – and however it ends the Spanish war will turn out to have been an appalling disaster, quite apart from the slaughter and physical suffering – the result is not necessarily disillusionment and cynicism.  Curiously enough the whole experience… Continue reading Spanish Civil War for NUTS! – Part One, Small Arms

Spanish Civil War

The Red and Black Column – “Columna Roja y Negra”

Many of the militia columns formed in Barcelona flew flags divided diagonally into red and black fields. It represented cooperation between the Anarchists (Black) and the Socialists (Red). A Spanish Civil War column is roughly equivalent to a regiment in regular armies. The Red and Black Column was primarily composed of F.A.I. members (Federacion Anarquista… Continue reading The Red and Black Column – “Columna Roja y Negra”

Spanish Civil War

Nationalist Infantry – new additions

I finally got around to painting the Nationalist HQ & Weapons set from Minairons Miniatures.  The set consists of 13 20mm miniatures.  They paint up nice and if you aren't lazy (like a certain floozy I know who lets things sit in the paint queue for eons), they paint up quickly. What you get in… Continue reading Nationalist Infantry – new additions

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War Nationalist Infantry

Sargento Alfonso Guerra muttered a curse as he stumbled on a clump of grass. The fog was so thick in the ravine, he could only make out silhouettes where his men were standing. He glanced at his watch. The attack was supposed to have started ten minutes ago. There was no sound of gun fire,… Continue reading Spanish Civil War Nationalist Infantry