Recent content by GeorgeBates

  1. GeorgeBates

    USS Hornet (CV-8) Wreck Found By Paul Allen

    Now her sister Wasp is also found. Actually half sister, as Wasp was built a few tons short of the Yorktown class to stay under treaty limits.
  2. GeorgeBates

    Today in ASL I ... (Day to day ASL doings)

    It could just be the colour and the shape, but the discussion might be everlong...
  3. GeorgeBates

    Malayan Campaign Scenario Recommendations

    Got 7 in the pipeline. Take a look here and then contact me off line if interested.
  4. GeorgeBates

    Online Historical Items

    Well done, Sir!
  5. GeorgeBates

    Today in ASL I ... (Day to day ASL doings)

    Man's got his priorities straight.
  6. GeorgeBates

    Pacific CGs without USMC

    I believe there were Marine DIs at Newport OCS in the early '60s when my father went through. No, dammit Bates, your other left!
  7. GeorgeBates

    "Red October" reading material?

    You might be a bit hard on CARL. After all, there are plenty of publications there dated from the '90s into this century, including that video. These days each paper probably deserves to be evaluated individually for its reliance on material from a greater range of sources. My "treasure...
  8. GeorgeBates

    HIP

    One of these days, Mr. Smarty Pants...
  9. GeorgeBates

    "Red October" reading material?

    Combined Arms Research Library is a treasure trove.
  10. GeorgeBates

    HIP

    My Wolverine commanded by an 8-1 AL just did that very thing. 😢
  11. GeorgeBates

    Pacific CGs without USMC

    I embraced a Socialist once. I can assure you it was a pleasant experience.
  12. GeorgeBates

    Provenance of T-34 M43 AA-DD?

    Gentlemen, meet J.R. van Mechlen, GameSquad's Chief Leg-Puller and Executive Vice President of Chain-Yanking.
  13. GeorgeBates

    Frequently Overlooked Rules Department - G17.4, Napalm

    Precisely my point - hence, "no matter the theatre." We ain't talkin' the Rivoli, here.
  14. GeorgeBates

    Frequently Overlooked Rules Department - G17.4, Napalm

    So you're a US player in a scenario Aug '44 or later (or British/Commonwealth Apr '45 onwards) and you have a bomb-laden (not HE-only) FB. Maybe you want to improve your Sighting TC, maybe you'd like to start a fire in your opponent's backfield, maybe you'd like some billowing smoke there...
  15. GeorgeBates

    A dozing Dozer

    I know I'm TI when I'm dozing.
Top