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Italian Campaign 1943-1945
Lakota
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:59 AM UTC
I thought Kasserine was in North Africa. Husky to the Gothic Line?
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 06:27 PM UTC

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From Pizza to Sauerkraut...


Porchetta express
GazzaS
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 08:16 PM UTC
I'm kinda leaning toward Italian Front 1943-1945 ... for simplicity's sake. Should make making a ribbon easier, too.

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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 08:48 PM UTC
Sounds good to me.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:01 PM UTC
"From Kasserine to the Alps"

Very tempted to do a M13/40 "Defense of Rome`43" for this one.....
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:15 PM UTC

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I'm kinda leaning toward Italian Front 1943-1945 ... for simplicity's sake. Should make making a ribbon easier, too.




Italian flag with 1943-1945 written over it? Maybe shorten the "text" to 43-45?
/ Robin
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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:19 PM UTC

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I thought Kasserine was in North Africa. Husky to the Gothic Line?
Take care,
Don "Lakota"



The Kasserine pass is indeed in North Africa.
The thinking was that operation Husky sort of picked up where the fighting in North Africa left off. The idea for a name was also a wink at the Crusader to Gazala campaign.
Gazzas suggestion Italy 1943-1945 describes the intention of the campaign a lot better.

/ Robin
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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:29 PM UTC
Okay, I'm in. Lots of kits to choose from. Maybe the AFV Club SdKfz 251/17 Ausf C used by the Herman Goering Division in Sicily. Or maybe the Bishop SPG in Sicily... another Bronco zillion part build Gaz
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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 01:25 PM UTC
Already signed up for the MTO Campaign which overlaps this but I think I can come up with something to build so I'm in.
GazzaS
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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 01:29 PM UTC

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Okay, I'm in. Lots of kits to choose from. Maybe the AFV Club SdKfz 251/17 Ausf C used by the Herman Goering Division in Sicily. Or maybe the Bishop SPG in Sicily... another Bronco zillion part build Gaz



Glutton for punishment! I was thinking Tamiya on this one... But I do have a Dragon Brummbar, too.

Gaz
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Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 07:27 PM UTC
Dear Gaz,
That's another great campaign idea! I'm in with a Bronco Chaffee (march-april, Italy, 81st Recon Squadron, 1st Armored Division).

Cheers,
Zsolt
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 01:07 AM UTC
You know I am in. Though I wish you had announced this about 3 weeks ago before I started not 1 but 2 Italian Theater Shermans which I have gotten to the paint stage!

I do have other kits in my stash which I can make work though
Lakota
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 01:22 PM UTC

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I thought Kasserine was in North Africa. Husky to the Gothic Line?
Take care,
Don "Lakota"



The Kasserine pass is indeed in North Africa.
The thinking was that operation Husky sort of picked up where the fighting in North Africa left off. The idea for a name was also a wink at the Crusader to Gazala campaign.
Gazzas suggestion Italy 1943-1945 describes the intention of the campaign a lot better.

/ Robin


Robin,
I like how you're thinking. Maybe someday someone could do a Mareth Line to Husky campaign. I'd love to do a Tiger in Tunisia.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
GazzaS
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 01:52 PM UTC
Guys,
I should have checked first. I think the Mods might have a problem with overlapping the MTO Campaign.

Anybody got a problem with waiting until December?

Gaz
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 01:59 PM UTC
No problem with me, I would be a late starter with another I have subscribed to, so December works well for me.
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 05:10 PM UTC
December is fine by me.
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 05:18 PM UTC
No problem from my end.
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Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 07:37 PM UTC
I need to get my airbrush compressor rebuilt so December is fine with me
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Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 02:38 AM UTC
December is fine with me.
Lakota
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Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:20 PM UTC
Works for me, thanks Gaz.
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Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 02:18 PM UTC
I am in. Don't known with what, but I am in.

Mark
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Posted: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 03:20 PM UTC
Okay, I'll be bringing Annie in her 1/35 Dragon form.
GazzaS
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Posted: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:05 AM UTC
Hi Everyone,
As we have plenty of interest, I've submitted the proposal for Italian Campaign 1943-1945 to run from December 1 2018 through June 1 2019.

Gaz
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Posted: Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 02:46 PM UTC
Grazie Gaz.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 04:58 PM UTC
I'm in the MOT Campaign with a Tunisian "Tiger", but I probably can come up with something. I've got the Dragon Commonwealth Infantry figure set so I'll probably do something along with them...maybe Free Pole Forces....though I'll be honest, I don't think I've seen Italian Campaign Free Poles forces in tropical kit.

Come to think of it, I have Dragon's 10th Mountain Division figure set too. It's a nice set but it has limited use. I might save it for a what-if Ice Station Zebra type build.

Decisions, decisions...I'll figure something out.