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France 1940
Hudson29
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California, United States
Joined: September 16, 2014
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 11:33 AM UTC
I'm in the Middle of a book called Case Red detailing the war fought in Holland, Belgium & especially France starting May 10, 1940 and lasting about six weeks. This volume focuses on the later half of the battle after the British evacuation at Dunkirk. Its a fascinating read and puts a different spin on some things than another excellent book I read a few years ago called Strange Victory did.

The reading is great but really just wets my appetite for some model building. I would like to propose a campaign to start May 10 of this year and run six months to be called FRANCE 1940. It would be for models of figures, vehicles, ships or aircraft used in that campaign by any combatant. This campaign would include Dutch & Belgian subjects as these countries were part of the battle for France but would exclude Norway & Denmark which were separate efforts & worthy of their own campaigns at a later date.

This build would be for fresh construction of models built just for this campaign. A standard start picture would be required along with some pictures showing the project under construction. Pictures of the completed painted model posted to the campaign gallery would be required to be awarded the ribbon.

For a ribbon I thought a simple French tricolor with 1940 right across would tell the story. Any other ideas?

Is anyone interested?
27-1025
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North Carolina, United States
Joined: September 16, 2004
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 12:02 PM UTC
Id sign up for that. BEF is one of my favorite research subjects.
d6mst0
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 02:16 PM UTC
Sounds good to me.

iamheaminot
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Joined: January 03, 2004
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 03:35 PM UTC
Count me in
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: April 23, 2015
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Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019 - 06:06 PM UTC
Ooh, count me in!
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
Joined: October 01, 2016
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - 02:34 AM UTC
Sounds good, will join.
Propster
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Joined: January 01, 2019
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Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 - 05:59 PM UTC
I would be interested.
Hudson29
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California, United States
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 12:16 PM UTC
Great! Thats seven of us so far. A few more and we can apply to be official and ask for the special May 10 start date.
JBTOPTC
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Georgia, United States
Joined: February 26, 2014
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 01:29 PM UTC
I have Case Red. It is an interesting read and I will give this campaign a go.
iowabrit
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Iowa, United States
Joined: November 06, 2007
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 01:34 PM UTC
I would be interested in joining this one
d111298pw
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Delhi, India / भारत
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 04:13 PM UTC
Depending on start time, I would be interested.
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
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Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 08:58 PM UTC
Sound interesting, I'm in.
tangodown
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Canada
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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019 - 04:19 PM UTC
Im down!
Paulinsibculo
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Overijssel, Netherlands
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Posted: Friday, February 08, 2019 - 06:32 PM UTC
http://www.ddayminiaturestudio.com/

Is this one allowed?
Hudson29
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California, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 09:31 AM UTC

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http://www.ddayminiaturestudio.com/

Is this one allowed?



You bet! If the figures depict combatants from the battles in Holland, Belgium or France they are in the right spirit.
Hudson29
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California, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019 - 09:32 AM UTC
It looks like we have more than enough builders interested in FRANCE 1940 to apply for a start date. I will request May 10.