Salute 2014 – World War 2

The largest category and the largest boards at Salute 2014 were given over to World War 2.

The winner of Best Scenery and the Salute Shield for Best of Show went to Honnington Wargame Group for their D-Day Landing and Marville Battery Assault.

Salute 2014 - Sword Beach D-Day 1944 by Honnington Wargame Group

Salute 2014 - Sword Beach D-Day 1944 by Honnington Wargame Group

Salute 2014 - Sword Beach D-Day 1944 by Honnington Wargame Group

The Newark Irregulars chose an unusual setting with 1941’s Battle of Keren, in which British and Indian troops fought an uphill battle to drive Italian and askari forces from the mountain peaks of Eritrea.

Salute 2014 - Battle for Keren by Newark Irregulars

Salute 2014 - Battle for Keren by Newark Irregulars

Salute 2014 - Battle for Keren by Newark Irregulars

The Salute Challenger award went to Loughton Strike Force and their depiction the Attack on Ponyri during the of the Battle of Kursk in 1943.

Salute 2014 - Kursk 1943 by Loughton Strike Force

Salute 2014 - Kursk 1943 by Loughton Strike Force

Salute 2014 - Kursk 1943 by Loughton Strike Force

Salute 2014 - Kursk 1943 by Loughton Strike Force

Against my best intentions I didn’t take enough notes to identify the other tables, so these photos have to speak for and by themselves.

Salute 2014 - WW2

Salute 2014 - WW2

Salute 2014 - Bolt Action

3 thoughts on “Salute 2014 – World War 2

    • It’s just the lack of suitable terrain that’s been stopping me from picking up Flames of War as a quick entry into WW2 wargaming. Some day…

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