Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon

Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon

How to assemble your Paratrooper Platoon

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Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon Paratrooper Officer Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
 Officer
 NCO
Bren Gun
Paratrooper NCO Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
NCO
Officer
Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon
Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon Paratrooper Weapons Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
 PIAT Gunner
PIAT Loader
2-inch Mortar Gunner
2-inch Mortar Loader
Paratrooper Riflemen Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
SMLE Rifleman
Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon
Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon Paratrooper Rifleman Sprue
 Colour  Figure Type
 Officer
 SMLE Rifleman
NCO

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 Parachute Rifle Company & 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


Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon

Commanders and Unit Leaders
Paratrooper HQ teams and Infantry Platoon Unit Leader teams are based on a small 3-hole base facing the long edge. Commanders and Unit Leaders combine two Officers with an NCO. 

 Company HQ 
 Unit Leader 

Bren Gun & SMLE Rifle Teams
Base the Bren Gun & SMLE Rifle teams of a Paratrooper Rifle Platoon on a medium base facing the long edge. Half of the Bren Gun & SMLE rifle teams have two Riflemen, an NCO and a Bren Gun. The other teams have three SMLE riflemen and an NCO. 

Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon

Bren Gun & SMLE Rifle Platoon

      Bren Gun & SMLE Rifle Teams 
     

Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon

PIAT Teams
Base PIAT teams on a small two-hole base facing the long edge. These teams have a PIAT Gunner and a PIAT Loader. 

 PIAT Team 

2-inch Mortar Teams
Base 2-inch mortar teams on a small two-hole base facing the long edge. These teams have a 2-inch mortar Gunner and a 2-inch mortar Loader. 

 2-inch Mortar Team 

Assembling the Paratrooper Platoon


 

 


Last Updated On Thursday, February 27, 2020 by Luke at Battlefront