I now understand why the jokes about Russian, land wars and winter are so funny. We’re beset by some unusually heavy snowfall here in the UK right now, and it...
http://www.wargamer.com/articles/wargam ... -the-snow/
I got lost in a bit of a google black-hole earlier. I have Stephen Dando-Collins Legions of Rome, which posits that the 20th was destroyed in Gaul during the 406 AD Invasion across the Rhine that's covered in Eagle in the Snow. I can't seem to find what Collins is basing his hypothesis on though - one that Breem evidently shared thirty years ago.+1 recommendation on "Eagle in the Snow". Excellent book well worth the read, especially if you are snowed in!
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