'Sound "stand to" bugler!'
Praparapaparaaa ! Figures are by Dorset Soldiers, not, as I earlier suggested by Tradition. I dislike memory failures like that; next thing I'll be forgetting unimportant things, such as work-related tasks...
While in the loft, I also turned up these fine products of the somewhat blurred relationship between the UK and Egypt, in the days before that Nasser chappie turned up:
Well, at least we exported some useful ideas. Actually, looking at them reminds me of my unfinished Anglo-Egyptian debacles/victories in the Sudan project, in 20mm, using Jacklex figures. Damn! Or I could just read one of Michael Pearce's wonderful 'Mamur Zapt' detective stories - recommended to all right-thinking fellows, not least for the character of the beautiful Zeinab.