Assembling the SS Reconnaissance Platoon (GEAB19)
How to assemble your SS Reconnaissance Platoon
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Note: The MG42 Gunners and Loaders have been marked "A,B,C,D". Each MG42 Loader and Gunner should be paired on the base according to the letter.
All Flames Of War infantry and guns are supplied with appropriate bases. Assemble your infantry teams by gluing the figures into the holes on a base of the right size. Plastic glue is recommended for this but super glue will work as well.
There are usually several figures with each type of weapon, so you can create variety in your teams. It doesn’t matter which mix of figures you put in each team, as long as the mix of weapons is right. Simply consult the colour codes below to help you base your infantry. Note that each line of circles corresponds to one base and each circle represents one figure.
Unit LeadersSS Reconnaissance Company Unit Leader teams are based on a small 3-hole base facing the long edge. Unit Leaders combine an Officer with an NCO and a Rifleman. If you take an optional Panzerfaust you replace the Rifleman or NCO with a Panzerfaust figure.
SS MG42 TeamsBase the MG42 teams of the SS Reconnaissance Platoon on a medium base facing the long edge. Full strength Platoons contain three MG42 teams that contain have one Rifleman, an NCO, MG42 Gunner and MG42 Loader. The other teams have two K98 riflemen, one MG42 Gunner and one MG42 Loader. Any Rifleman figure can be replaces with a Panzerfaust figure to represent a platoon equiped with Panzerfaust Anti-tank.
Note: The MG42 Gunners and Loaders have been marked "A,B,C, D". Each MG42 Loader and Gunner should be paired on the base according to the letter.