Assembling the Escort Platoon
How to assemble your Escort Platoon
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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. Super glue is recommended for this. (Note: plastic cement, which works by partially melting hard polystyrene plastic parts and 'welding' them together, will not work with the flexible plastic figures in the Escort Platoon)
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.
Unit LeadersEscort Platoon Unit Leader teams are based on a small 3-hole base facing the long edge. Commanders and Unit Leaders combine an Officer with two NCOs. An NCO can be swapped out with a Panzerfaust to reflect the Panzerfaust special rule.
StG44 Assault Rifle TeamsBase the StG44 Assault Rifle Teams on a medium base facing the long edge. StG44 Assault rifle teams have three StG44 Riflemen, an NCO and/or a Panzerfaust. Spread the figures evenly around the bases.
StG44 Assault Rifle Teams (x6)