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Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Eve of Invasion

So it's almost 75 years since D-Day and we are having a large game refighting Utah and the associated para drops. Brecourt Manor here we come. I'll be the paras and therefore won't need rescuing. In fact I think it will be me that ends up clearing the beaches from behind.
Dave and James are running the germans and there will be about 6 of us gaming. I've seen the test shots and it's going to be amazing.
My pre battle task was to finish my Germans, and here they are

All the infantry. A Fusilier company, scout platoon, couple of 7.5cm field guns and 8 MG42s. The field guns are actually the WW1 version - had some dodgy stuff from Battlefront lately

The MG42s, quite like the home made sandbags

The Armour - this was all painted previously and in reality only the pak40s will be needed 


Couple of 3.7cm flak. Bit annoyed with the barrel angle - crappy assembly instructions and horrible casts from Battlefront

Captured Russian field gun - pressie from James

PzII turret gun emplacement

And finally because I had them and they needed painting, but not for weekend

3 Tetrarch light tanks

Can't wait for the weekend - Dave has a plan for para drop scatter using paper chits and a hairdryer - i expect most of my force will end up in Belgium

6 comments:

  1. Good luck with the game.....and take some pictures of the Belgian countryside!

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    1. mud and blood or beer and chocolate. tough call

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  2. Good luck make sure the hair dryer is pointing in the right direction !

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    1. Think we may need it, Dave and James are evil

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