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On the defence, dig the guns in and use its small profile to make them as difficult to see as possible.
Fortunately for the US Airborne units, theBritish had already redesigned the 6 pdr (which the M1 57mm is US
manufactured version) to fit into a Horsa glider. It also fitted the Waco
glider, so rather than go through the design process independently the
US Airborne troops adopted the 6 pdr on the Mark III carriage as the M1
Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Aaron Mathie
The Gun Crew
Description of Components
a. 2x Kneeling gunner figures.
b. 2x Kneeling figures holding shell A.
c. 2x Kneeling figures with hand up.
d. 2x Kneeling figures holding shell B.
Assembling the Gun Crew
Arrange one of each crew figure to taste around the M1 57mm gun.
a. 2x Infatry gun mount.
b. 2x Infantry gun shield.
c. 2x Airborne gun mount.