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  1. Summer Con 2014 Part III

    09:00 am – we met for breakfast at the Botel Restaurant. Two cups of coffee, bread and sausage will strengthen us for the last battles.



    We prepared for the Stalingrad mission, hosted by Kubajs and Dan-Sam.

    Jelena and Kancelot were sitting in front of the table, looking at the battlefield.

    From left to right: Kubajs, Dan-Sam, Andrzej, Thomatchef
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    Updated 06-06-2014 at 10:12 by Marechallannes

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  2. Summer Con 2014 Part II

    08:00 am – the bell of my cell phone ringed and I woke up in a good condition.

    08:30 am - A knock on the door of Thomatchef’s room, a meeting with Andrzej on the floor and we had fast breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant.

    We were ready for the main battle day.




    On the way to the Con. Tramway line 22 brought us directly to Ladinek’s ...
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  3. Summer Con 2014 Part I

    Like the two years before I arrived from Nürnberg with an Expressbus and entered Prague Main Station at noon.

    Bought a 24 h ticket for the public transport and went to the Botel Racek, a hotel boat on the Moldau or Vlatava river.




    After a meal in a nearby Chinese fast food restaurant and a “welcome to Prague beer”, I entered the quarterdeck of the hotel boat ...

    Updated 06-04-2014 at 06:11 by Marechallannes

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  4. trenches on display

    Finally the trench project is done
    I took these with my phone so not the clearest perhaps
    the information sheets and maps are to be properly reproduced and mounted by the museum for this exhibition
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    the view from the British trench
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    the viw from the German ...
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  5. January's work bench

    I keep calling this January's work bench when it is now April, still, nearly finished.
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    I have had to shorten the project's length, as I have run out of money and time, but the effect is still there I hope.
    There are approximately 134 scale yards between the two front lines, I left the side of our staircase in the picture so you can get some idea of size...the boards measure 2010mm in length and 440mm wide. The original plan was to have it 2760mm ...
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