For 2018, in a departure from my usual 18th and 19th century figures, I’ve begun to depict something of the early 20th century by focusing on the First World War whose armistice meets it’s centenary this year. Below is a list of any related posts, grouped by relevant nationality.
Links to any relevant posts will be posted below and updated frequently.
‘Soldiers of Serbia’ – Announcing The Project with some words on Serbia’s occasionally tragic experience in the First World War and its indefatigable resistance…
Early WWI Serbian Infantry (1914-15) – The first figures painted in the project: Strelets Serbian Infantry in Winter Dress in their early war guise.
Heroic Female Soldiers of Serbia – On the astonishing history of six brave female soldiers who fought for Serbia during WWI.
Serbia is Saved! Late WWI Serbian Infantry (1916-18) – The final group of Strelets Serbian Infantry in Winter Dress, dressed in post 1916 uniforms.
Le Pantalon Rouge – A little history and background to the Caesar Miniatures’ figures depicting 1914 French infantry figures.
En Avant! – An update on the unfinished figures.
La Mitrailleuse – My two machine gun teams armed with the St. Etienne Mitrailleuse are completed. Also, a review of the St. Etienne machine gun’s history and even some artwork!
Voilà les Poilus: French WWI Infantry (1914) – The rest of the Caesar box of French WWI infantry of 1914, including the officer and remaining infantrymen.
Model kits used thus far:
Caesar Miniatures – French WWI Infantry (1914)
Strelets – Serbian WWI Infantry in Winter Dress