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Last Updated On Thursday, 18 December 2014.

This week's update includes twelve different articles, spotligts, links and even a Christmas sale for you to enjoy.

Merry Christmas

We are getting in an early Christmas Greeting this year as our regular web update is scheduled for Christmas Day in New Zealand. The next website update will be on the 8th of January, but between now and then both the US and UK offices will be open to take care of you.

From all the team at Battlefront we hope that you enjoy the holiday season, have fun with your families and friends, get a new army for Flames Of War, and most importantly stay safe and come back next year for more gaming.

Nachtjäger Preview!
Since this weeks update starts with an Sd Kfz 251/20 D (Uhu) shining an IR Light on Santa, that this was the perfect time to have a quick look at what you can expect in from Nachtjager (which incidentaly means Night Hunter in German).

Nachtjager  Preview...

Need A Stocking Filler?

Need A Stocking Filler?
Dice, Tokens, Templates, Objectives and NOW PAINT On Sale!
Our dice, token, template and objective sale only has a couple of weeks left to run and every few days we have been turning off codes as they run out of stock.

Need A Stocking Filler?...

No-one wants to run out of paints when have a stocking full of new miniatures!

Christmas Paint Sale...

Christmas Paint Sale

Able Kompanies 5th Annual Christmas Tournament
Seventy years ago the Battle of the Bulge was just beginning and to remember the actions of the brave men all those years ago, Joe Lewis and the guys from Able Kompany organised their 5th Annual Christmas Tournament with a Battle of the Bulge flavour.

Able Kompanies 5th Annual Christmas Tournament...

Games To Die For
Ch'ir Weapons Platoon (AIS723)

Ch'ir Weapons Platoon (AIS723)
The infantry companies relied on their own firepower to deal with positions holding up the main advance. The Belgian FN MAG light machine-gun is a reliable source of firepower, while the venerable American M2 60mm mortar is ideal for knocking out machine-gun nests.

Ch'ir Weapons Platoon (AIS723)...

Tzanhanim Machine-gun Platoon (AIS724)
As light infantry expected to fight on their own, deep behind enemy lines, the paratroopers needed their own heavy firepower.

Tzanhanim Machine-gun Platoon (AIS724)...

Tzanhanim Machine-gun Platoon (AIS724)
Ch'ir Mortar Platoon (AIS725)

Ch'ir Mortar Platoon (AIS725)
While the mechanised infantry had a platoon of half-track mounted M3D 120mm mortars at battalion level, the light infantry had lighter, man-portable 81mm mortars for their fire support.

Ch'ir Mortar Platoon (AIS725)...

Forces Of War
The Easiest Way To Build Your Flames Of War Army!

Forces Of War provides you with the ability to build and store army lists on the fly. Using this website you will able to access every Flames Of War list without the need of any books. Not only will it allow you to build your army list, but also print them out along with the correct Arsenal and any Special Rules appropriate for your force.

Forces Of War: How It Works...

Visit the Forces Of War website here...

Forces Of War
Bane Of War V Bane Of War V
Bane Of War V is a 1485 point Early-war event. This year the field is restricted to 56 players so register now to be guaranteed a spot in this exciting event.

Bane Of War V...

T-34 Tankovy Company Review
Ben at Breakthrough Assault takes a look at the new Early (and Mid) War T-34 obr 1940 box set

T-34 Tankovy Company (SBX29) Review...
T-34 Tankovy Company (SBX29) - Review
Diesel n Dust

Diesel N Dust Episode 11
In this episode David, Scotty and Ben hit the road to the EW GT in Campbelltown. Catch all the action and learn the ins and outs of the teams EW armies. In Part two Ben goes to the top shelf to interview Australia's number one player Paul Collins to find out how the best approach the art of list construction.

Diesel N Dust Episode 11...

We Gotta Get Outta This Place Eh!
Thinking about getting into Flames Of War Vietnam, follow the Dice Devils as they fly in with lots of choppers!

We Gotta Get Outta This Place...

Dice Devils
Fate Of A Nation
Fate Of A Nation Battle Report
Over at All Miniatures Great and Small
Jon and Mark line up their Israelis and Jordanians in the first of a series of battle reports. Can the Israelis push through the stubborn Jordanian defenders.

Fate of a Nation redux - a Six Day War Battle Report...

Vietnam Action: ANZACs vs PAVN in Blocking Force
The boys from WWPD head back to the jungle of Vietnam. Will Steven's PAVN be victorious, or will Sean be able to lead his fresh ANZACs to a win?

Vietnam Action: ANZACs Vs PAVN...

Vietnam Action
Getting Great at Flames Of War Part Two
Breakthrough Assault:
Getting Great at Flames Of War Part Two
Coxer from Breakthrough Assault share his thoughts on how to become a better Flames Of War player.

Getting Great at Flames Of War 2...

The Question Of The Week
The Question Of The Week offers Flames Of War players a chance to expand their knowledge and become better players. This week’s question is in regards to options during Assaults.

The Question Of The Week...
The Question Of The Week
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...

Mentioned in Despatches
Flames Of War Digital App
Flames Of War Digital provides you with access to the growing range of Flames Of War products quickly and easily. From this app you will be able to download exclusive free-of-charge digital content, purchase new Intelligence Handbooks and individual Briefings for the first time. Keep up to date with Lessons From The Front, product erratas and Know Your Enemy.

Flames Of War Digital: What Can I Expect?..
Flames Of War Digital App..

Flames Of War Digital App
2015 European Tournament Season

2015 European Tournament Season
We’ve been listening to the feedback and working behind the scenes to vastly improve our UK and European tournaments over the next year.

2015 European Tournament Season...

Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season
The official points totals for the 2014 - 2015 North American tournament season have now been decided and are as follows:

Period Points
1390 points
1710 points
1900 points
 Points Totals For The 2014 - 2015 Tournament Season
Recent Articles

Fate Of A Nation Landing Page...

Fate Of A Nation Israeli Forces...

Fate Of A Nation Jordanian Forces...

2014 Tanksgiving Mega-Battle...

Flames Of War Stockist in Switzerland...

Flames Of War Christmas Tournament...

How To Paint An A7V Tank Step-By-Step...

How To Camp Properly...

The Great German Late-War Infantry List Competition...

Fate Of A Nation Design Notes...

The New Fate of a Nation Book (FW902)...

Gingerbread Of War III Tournament Report...

The Great One-Dayer!...

The Lazy Painter Guide To Winter Weathering...

Diesel n' Dust Episode 10...

Plastic StuG Platoon Review (GBX83)...

Beyond the Foxholes Episode 21...

Through the Mud and Blood...

WWPD Talk About Fury...

News From The Front: Episode 84...

Breakthrough Assault AAR...

Battle Of The Bulge Campaign at Game Empire Pasadena...

November's Releases

GBX83 StuG G Platoon (Plastic)

GE042 Panzer IV F1 / F2 (Updated Sculpt)
GE014 Flammpanzer II (x2)
GE023 Panzer 38(t) E / F (Uparmoured) (x2)
GE031 Panzer III G/H (Updated Sculpt)
GE033 Panzer III J (Updated Sculpt)
GE041 Panzer IV E (Updated Sculpt)
GE597 10.5cm NbW40
GSO526 7.62cm FK39(r) / 76mm obr 1939

SBX29 T-34 obr 1940 Company

Battlefield In A Box
BB185 Train Tracks Expansion
BB186 Train Yard Switching Tower

Wargames Illustrated
WI326 Wargames Illustrated Issue 326

December's Releases

Fate Of A Nation
FW902 Fate Of A Nation (72 pages)
AAC02 Shahak (Dassault Mirage)
AIS121 Anti-tank Jeep (x2)
AIS122 M3 90mm DEFA
AIS202 M3 A (Sayeret)

AIS411 M38A1 Jeep (x2)
AAR731 Kateybat Moshaa HQ
AAR733 Moshaa Anti-tank Group
AAR735 Moshaa Mortar Company
AAR736 Moshaa Heavy Mortar Company

AIS723 Ch'ir Weapons Platoon
AIS724 Tzanhanim Machine-gun Platoon
AIS725 Ch'ir Mortar Platoon

Battlefield In A Box
BB178 Mosque (Retail Release)
BB179 Mosque Walls (Retail Release)

Wargames Illustrated
WI327 Wargames Illustrated 327

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Last Updated On Friday, December 19, 2014 by Blake at Battlefront
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