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Bersaglieri Rifle Platoon (IT763)Contains one formation HQ team, one unit leader team, four Breda MG & Carcano rifle teams, four medium plastic bases & two small plastic bases.
The rifle companies sent to Tunisia retained the standard organisation of three platoons armed with bolt-action Carcano rifles and Breda M30 light machine-guns. This suited the mountainous terrain where tanks were less of a threat, and the light-weight Italian support weapons came into their own.
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Commanders and Unit Leaders
Base Company HQ teams and Platoon Unit Leaders on a small base with an NCO and rifleman. The team faces the long edge.
Breda MG & Carcano rifle team
Breda MG & Carcano rifle teams have four figures on a medium base facing the long edge. Breda MG & Carcano rifle teams from a Rifle Platoon have a machine-gunner on every second base. The remaining figures are NCOs or riflemen.