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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 Grenadier 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.
Commanders and Unit Leaders
Base the Company HQ teams, and Grenadier Platoon Unit Leaders on a small base with an NCO and rifleman as a runner. The team faces the long edge.
MG34 and K98 Rifle Teams
MG34 & K98 Rifle teams of a Grenadier Platoon have a MG34 light machine-gun on every second base. The remaining figures are NCOs or riflemen. These teams are based on a medium base, facing the long edge.
2.8cm Anti-tank Rifle Teams
Base the 2.8cm Anti-tank Rifle Team on a medium base facing the long edge. These teams have the gunner and his weapon, and two assistant gunners or loaders.
Tip: Use the plugs found on the base plug sprue to fill any unnecessary holes when it comes to attaching the prone gun loaders to the base.