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'A gaping silken dragon,/Puffed by the wind, suffices us for God./We, not the City, are the Empire's soul:/A rotten tree lives only in its rind.'

Monday, 29 October 2012

Crept off...

More Milice for the Cohort of the Damned (or the Legions of the Lost Ones. Kipling, it's in yer blood!). New figures, painted by my good self this time. Regulars, in the franc-gardes:

Slightly over-exposed (in more ways than one), this understrength main is creeping about ... but where? Who are those chaps on the hill in the background? And that church doesn't look French...

Yes, it's the Milice who escaped forcible enlistment by the Germans into the Waffen SS. Instead, these are Miliciens that Darnand took to Italy as a battalion de marche, to help out Mussolini's die-hards:

With my favourite dinky Dingo, er, Lince.


  1. The cord fabric looks good on the table working well with figures,terrain and Dinky.
    Agree with you re materialism 100%.I feel that it has crept into(or kicked down the door some may say)the hobby in unhelpful ways too.Not surprising I guess...

  2. Being a cords wearer, I have an endless supply of the stuff. Yes, human beings - funny things we are.