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Panther Tank Platoon (GBX161)
Fallschirmjäger sMG42 Machine-gun Platoon (Plastic) (GE770)
Fallschirmjäger Mortar Platoon (Plastic) (GE769)
Fallschirmjäger Rifle Platoon (Plastic) (GE768)
8cm Mortar Platoon(Plastic) (GE760)
7.5cm Infantry Gun Platoon (GE579)
Assault Pioneer Platoon (Plastic) (GE758)
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Plastic) (GE757)
Grenadier Platoon (Plastic) (GE756)
Afrika Korps Rifle Platoon (GE746)
Borgward Demolition Carriers (GE611)
Fallschirmjäger 7.5cm Artillery Battery (GE576)
15cm Infantry Gun Platoon (GE567)
Fallschirmjager 10.5cm Recoilless Battery (GE562)
7.5cm Infantry Gun Platoon (GE545)
Fallschirmjäger 2cm Anti-aircraft Platoon (GE541)
8.8cm Tank-hunter Platoon (GE532)
Fallschirmjäger 5cm Tank-Hunter Platoon (Plastic) (GE514)
Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
Marder II (7.5cm) Tank-hunter (GE103)
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FI727 Tank-Hunter Platoon (Winter)
Tank Hunter Platoon (Winter) (FI727)
Tank Hunter Platoon (Winter)
includes one Command Close-defence Rifle team, two Boys Anti-tank rifle teams, two Lahti Anti-tank rifle teams, four optional Close-defence Rifle teams, one Small three-hole base, two Small two-hole bases & six Medium four-hole bases.
The Boys rifle and the Lahti L-39 were both anti-tank rifles that both shared the nickname of the
due to their size, large calibre and heavy recoil.
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Rising Sun brings you into the Soviet Union’s wars with the Japanese and Finns on its borders in 1939. Take command of the Red Army’s tank forces, infantry or cavalry forces as you throw the Japanese back into Manchuria or fight the stubborn Finns to expand the Soviet border.
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While the Boys anti-tank rifle was of British origin, the Lahti L-39 was a Finnish design. Both weapons were capable of penetrating the thinly armoured tanks that roamed the battlefield during the early stages of World War Two but as the conflict progressed so did tank design and the anti-tank rifle quickly became obsolete.
Designed by James Brown
Painted by James Brown
The Boys Anti-tank Rifle Teams
The Boys Anti-tank Rifle in Flames Of War
Boys Anti-tank Rifle team
Tank Assault 3.
The Lahti L-39 Teams
The Lahti Anti-tank Rifle in Flames Of War
Lahti anti-tank rifle
The Close-defence Rifle Teams
The lack of anti-tank weapons in the army has forced the formation of infantry
(anti-tank) or Close-defence teams. These are armed with molotov cocktails, explosives, and rifles, and trained to destroy tanks in close assault. Only the bravest men serve in these teams.
The Tank Hunter Platoon (Winter) Await Their Prey
Painting Finnish Infantry
James demonstrates how to paint Battlefront's new Winter War Finnish infantry, including an effective method for painting white, and how to do snow basing.
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