NOVEMBER SEES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS ON THE RUSSIAN COALITION, BUT DISTRACTIONS COURTESY OF THE WORLD OF INFINITY DOMINATE THE PAINTING TABLE
Sunday, 30 November 2014
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Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Friday, 21 November 2014
"The Pearl of Borneo, Labuan had operated as a refuelling station and port for many ships in the World War, but largely avoided the fighting. This was to end as a sizeable flotilla of Chinese warships crested the horizon, looking to damage the infrastructure of the Grand Coalition and cut their supply lines.
Suspecting such a move, the Admiralty of the Britannian Royal Navy had ordered a Battle Group from the Indian Raj to garrison the port, and even allowed the fleet commander a small bursary to supplement his forces with mercenary troops - an investment quickly used to give the garrison aerial defences in form of the Honourable Eclipse Company.
As the Chinese fleet began their approach, the Indian fleet appeared from behind the derricks and began their bombardment, using their powerful Howitzers to try and dissuade further attack. It did not work, and it seemed that the battle would be decided in closer quarters..."
- The Cauldron: War in the South China Sea
Naval Battles of 1872