I persuaded my two wargaming colleagues 'A' and 'S' to provide me with dispositions and orders for my 'Red' and 'Blue' 54mm armies . 'S' would be 'Blue' and 'A' 'Red' , here is the 'Country' to use the term H.G.Wells employed . 'Blue' deploys nearest the camera it's limits marked by blue dice , 'Red' opposite side of table .
The table set up , each side has 4 units of Infantry , a Cavalry unit and a Gun and crew. It was to be a simple meeting engagement with the object simply to drive the enemy from the table and the game would last till the 6th Joker was drawn .
'Red' armies deployment , Princes Gertrude's Light Infantry and the Volunteers (Performing Arts Own) nearest the camera , The Lanarkshire Highlanders on the road , the Borsetshire's next with the Gun and crew and the Life Guards behind Rabbit Ridge .
The Commander of 'Red' Army General Crawley (creepy to his men) and his Aide .
The 'Blue' Army , the Westfalische-Rinderwurst Uhlan Regt. nearest the camera , the Leberkase Infantry Regt. in front of the carelessly left rule book , then the Gun and crew with the Nurnberger and Bergen-Wurst infantry furthest away withe the Bavarian Infantry Regt. Bratwurst behind them .
The 'Blue' Army CinC General Mouters and Aide . The coins are used to mark when a unit has moved and each side is dealt a hand of cards to help with motivating the units - let battle commence ......