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SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)

SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)

SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
includes four 10.5cm leFH18 guns with crew, one Command SMG team, one Staff team, two Observer Rifle teams, one Motorcycle and sidecar, four Large bases, one Medium base & three Small bases.

The 10.5cm leFH18 has proven to be an excellent artillery piece during the campaigns in Poland and France and will surely carry on providing our troops with indirect support. There are two battalions are assigned to each Panzer division and form the core of divisional artillery assets.

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SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)

Call upon these guns to weaken the enemy’s lines before your grenadiers charge in. Their high-explosive rounds will flatten enemy field fortifications and shatter their reserves before they can arrive. Use this moment of mayhem to storm the enemy and capture the objective with your infantry and tanks.

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Gun designed by Evan Allen and Karl Cederman
Figures designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Mark Hazell

"Light Artillery Batteries cannot be deployed in Ambush."
The 10.5cm leFH18 in Flames Of War
Weapon
Mobility
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower
Notes
10.5cm leFH18 howitzer
Immobile
24"/60cm
1
9
2+
Gun shield, Smoke.
Firing bombardments
  72"/180cm
-
4
4+
Smoke bombardment.
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55) SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"The 10.5cm leFH18 howitzer has a Gun shield which means that even if you fail a Gun save, your opponent must make a Firepower test to destroy that team. But remember, Gun shields only provide Bulletproof cover from shots fired from in front of the gun."
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"In direct fire, the 10.5cm leFH18 howitzer packs a serious punch (Anti-tank 9). This will make opponents think twice before trying to overrun your artillery battery."
SS Light Artillery Battery Command SMG Team
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55) SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"The 10.5cm leFH18 howitzer has the ability to fire Smoke in either direct fire or as a Smoke bombardment. Smoke can be used to conceal your units as they advance across the table or to prevent a specific enemy unit from targeting your troops."
SS Light Artillery Battery Observer Rifle Teams
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55) SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"Observer teams need a good view of the battlefield in order to do their job correctly. Be sure to deploy them in a position where they have an excellent view of the battlefield such as on a hilltop or on the top floor of a multi-level building."
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55) SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"The SS Light Artillery Battery can be used in Early-war with Burning Empires and in Mid-war with Eastern Front. In the Early-war organisation, only one Observer team is used while Mid-war organisation uses both Observer Rifle teams."

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SS Light Artillery Battery Staff Team
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55) SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)
"An artillery platoon with a Staff team can repeat an artillery bombardment in subsequent turns once it has ranged in on an aiming point. You do not need to roll again to range in, nor is there any penalty to the score needed to hit if your artillery Ranged In on the second or third attempts."
The SS Light Artillery Battery
SS Light Artillery Battery (GBX55)


Last Updated On Thursday, December 29, 2011 by Blake at Battlefront