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Churchill Tank Troop (BBX48)

Churchill Tank Troop (Plastic) (BBX48)
The Churchill infantry tank is designed to move at a walking pace ahead of the infantry, knocking out enemy machine-guns as they advance, secure behind its heavy armour. A British infantry division can expect a full brigade of 180 of these powerful tanks attached to it in support of its attacks!

Churchill Tank Troop (Plastic) (BBX48)...

Battlefront UK Open Day Online Painting Competition Winner
Congratulations to Charlemagne McHaffie, winner of the Online Painting Competition we ran for the UK Open Day. Charlemagne's Easy Eight Sherman "John Paul Jones," commanded by a descendent of the famous ship captain, escorted by riflemen riding on the engine deck, grabbed the judges attention with the detail work and weathering.

Charlemagne has chosen the new Churchill box set to go alongside their winners plaque which will be sent out soon.

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Keep an eye on our Battlefront and our Battlefront UK Games Centre Facebook pages for more upcoming competitions. 

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Battlefront At Panzerschreck 2018

Panzerschreck XVIII Organisers Report
Tom has written about the Panzerschreck XVIII event and about plans for next year. You can check out some of the photos the Battlefront Studio took of the tournament along with a couple of teaser images from the New Zealand National Army Museums vehicle collection.

Panzerschreck XVIII Organisers Report 2018...

Battlefront At Historicon 2018
Historicon is a massive historical wargaming convention that happens each year in Lancaster, PA (USA). Each year gamers from all over the US come together for one of the biggest weekends of gaming anywhere in the world. Check out some of the action from the Early War Nationals and Team Yankee Nationals (run in conjunction with No Dice, No Glory).

Battlefront At Historicon 2018...

Battlefront At Historicon 2018

Battleground Belgium 2018

Battleground Belgium 2018
held 22 September 2018 at MFC De Hagewinde ( De Tilde), Poststraat 6, 9160, Lokeren, Belgium

(Updated) Battleground Belgium is a Flames Of War Mid War tournment playing three rounds with 80 points each.

Battleground Belgium 2018...

French Painting Templates
We’ve put together an article all about painting your French forces from Free Nations. If you like how we’ve painted our French range then this is the place to start since we include a short colour guide, NATO 3 color PDF templates as well as a few alternative historical schemes you could also paint your French.

French Painting Templates...

French Painting Templates

Free Nations: Canadian, French, Dutch and Australian Forces In WWIII

Free Nations: The French Are Coming
The world of Team Yankee continues to expand, and our newest book adds four more nations to the roster of forces with which to play. Free Nations started as an idea to add some of the forces of the smaller NATO nations, but grew into something much bigger with four western nations covered (well, technically five if you choose to run your ANZACs as New Zealanders).

In store this weekend you will find the first of the new French releases in stores!

Free Nations Landing Page...

Browse the Free Nations releases here...

VAB Transport Platoon (TFBX03)

Infantry Platoon (TFR702)

VAB Mephisto Anti-tank Platoon (TFBX04)

 VAB Transport Platoon (TFBX03)...

Infantry Platoon (TFR702)...

Milan Section (TFR706)...

VAB Mephisto Anti-tank Platoon (TFBX04)...

'Nam: The Vietnam War Miniatures Game

'Nam: The Vietnam War Miniatures Game

'Nam Sale: Operation Buffalo
Operation Buffalo began on July 2nd and it inflicted the most amount of casualties on a single Marine Rifle Company of any operation carried out in Vietnam. What started out as straight forward turned into an absolute meat grinder for both sides. Alan Graham talks all about Operation Buffalo in an article here.

Read all about Operation Buffalo here...

Because of the timing of Alan's article and the actual events of Operation Buffalo we've decided to hold a sale on part of the 'Nam range! We are giving 25% off the entire North Vietnamese Regular Army Infantry range (excludes the Unit Card Pack and Local Forces) for the rest of the month. If you've been eyeing up an NVA unit that you've always wanted or are even looking to start a new army then this a great opportunity to take advantage of.

Check out the NVA range on the 'Nam website here...

Building a US Army For Nam
Shane Lindley who writes for No Dice, No Glory was inspired to build a US ‘Nam Force. Bit of texting and googling and his adventure began alongside his wargaming buddy who would be building a PAVN force. Taking elements inspired by Full Metal Jacket and iconic units of the era, Shane has written all about his force and getting the project finished.

Building a US Army For Nam...

Building a US Army For Nam

Fate Of A Nation

Fate Of A Nation

Fate Of A Nation Shipping Now!
We are pleased to announce that if you made an order over on the Fate Of Nation website then the orders have begun shipping.

The 1967 Six Day War and 1973 Yom Kippur or October War were epic in scale and brutal in intensity. The stakes were high for all sides. For Israel it was a matter of survival. If the Syrians or Egyptians broke through they could be in Israeli towns in less than an hour. For the Egyptians and Syrians it was a matter of credibility. Failure could bring down either government. 

Read the book spotlight over on the Fate Of A Nation website click here...

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Fate Of A Nation 25% Discount Launch Sale
To celebrate the Launch of Fate Of A Nation we are having a Launch Sale. The sale will apply to everything in the store, with the exception of the Book, Army Deals and Unit Card Packs.

Whether you are looking to add some new units to your existing armies, or start a completely new one now is a great time to take advantage of the 25% Discount Launch Sale.

Check out the Fate Of A Nation store here...

Fate Of A Nation Now On Flames Of War Digital
You can now download Fate Of A Nation on the Flames Of War Digital App.

The Flames Of War Digital App has been designed to allow you to carry all of your Flames Of War, Team Yankee and 'Fate Of A Nation books in one place without having to break your back.

Find out how to get the most from the app here (over on the Flames Of War website)…

Download the app from the iTunes Store here (iPad only)...
Download the app from the Google Play store here...

Fate Of A Nation Digital

TANKS Spotlights

Soviet TANKS Previews
It is time for the Soviet juggernaut to once again be unleashed on the TANKS world. Like the British, the Soviets benefited from the Lend Lease program and received Stuart and Lee tanks from the US, as well as Valentine and Churchill tanks from the UK. Of course they had plenty of their own designs including the fearsome KV, the bane of many a Panzer commander as well as an earlier version of the T-34 that was being manufactured in Stalingrad whilst the fighting drew ever closer. Check out these sneak peeks before they release in August and September.

KV Tank Expansion...
T-34 (Early) Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease Valentine Expansion...
Lend Lease Churchill Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease M3S Lee Tank Expansion...
Lend Lease M3L Stuart Tank Expansion...
Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Last Updated 22 June 2018
A new rules set always results in questions about how the finer points of the game should work so Lessons From The Front is the place to go to find answers to some of the harder questions.

This latest update includes a number of recent questions from the community as well as the updates from Early and Late War Update.

Lessons From The Front: V4 (9 pages; .pdf; 420KB)...
Lessons From The Front: V4 - Printer Friendly (9 pages; .pdf; 343KB)...

Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war (29 pages; .pdf; 3MB)...
Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war - Printer Friendly (29 pages; .pdf; 2MB)...

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No Dice, No Glory

No Dice, No Glory - The L6/40 Italian Light Tank - Tactical Suggestions
Benny over on No Dice, No Glory has been having a look at Avanti and he keeps coming back the L6/40 Light Tank Platoon. He's here to show us what this tank can do by using its speed to the absolute fullest.

No Dice, No Glory -The L6/40 Italian Light Tank - Tactical Suggestions...

Covering Fire! - Canadian Infantry vs US Tanks in Hasty Attack
Covering Fire has a new battle report up. This time it's a Mid War game with Canadians modelled using the Armoured Fist units going up against US Tanks in the Lords of War de-escalation tournament.

Covering Fire! - Canadian Infantry vs US Tanks in Hasty Attack...

Covering Fire

Attack! 2018
held 21 - 22 July 2018 at Devizes School, The Green, Southbroom Road, Devizes, SN10 3AG, UK.
The Devizes District Wargames Group is holding their 39th annual show Attack! on the 21st and 22nd of July. This year they are holding a Flames Of War event. Army lists will 1650 points with Early War forces. There will be four games played with each being three hours long. Players can even bring both an Axis and an Allied force on the day as long as they submit both forces to avoid "blue on blue" rounds. See the full details below and how to attend.

Attack! 2018 home page...
Attack! Flames Of War Competition full details and contact...

Attack! 2018

Canadian Nationals

Canadian Nationals
held 1 - 2 September 2018 at 161 Laurier Ave West, Ottawa, ON K1P 5J2, Canada.
The 4th Canadian Nationals are happening this year in Ottawa and registrations are open. The Flames Of War games will be 5 rounds played over two days with random missions chosen at the time. The points level and period is 71 points for Mid War. Make sure you check out the website and article below for full details for how to submit your army. 

Canadian Nationals home page...

Canadian Nationals details and contact information...

Southern Nationals - Hurricon
held 29 - 30 September 2018 at Park Inn Conference Center, 3011 Maingate Ln, Kissimmee, FL 34747, USA.

The Southern Nationals for 2018 will be held in Florida. Games will be played with Early War with 1250 points a side. More information will be coming soon.

Southern Nationals - Hurricon

European Flames of War GT

European Flames Of War GT
held 13 - 14 October 2018 at The South Wales Gaming Centre, Firestorm Games, 15 Trade Street, Cardiff, CF10 5DT, UK.

We are pleased to announce that the European GT will be held at the great Firestorm Games in Cardiff. The European GT will be 100 points Mid War, including all published books, including Iron Cross and Enemy at the Gates. Click the links below for more information or to purchase tickets.

Click here to go to the European Flames Of War GT forum post...

Click here to purchase tickets...

Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
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Battlefront UK Games Centre

Battlefront UK Games Centre 
Now Open!
Battlefront Miniatures Europe Ltd, Unit 4C Tissington Close, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 6QG,

Come visit the exciting new Game Centre of Battlefront Miniatures Europe. We have games tables for Flames Of War, Team Yankee, 'Nam, TANKS and Fate Of A Nation, all with gorgeous terrain over which to fight. Now open!

Battlefront UK Games Centre and Times...

Road to Panzerschreck 2018:
Phil and Mila
Having missed Panzerschreck last year, Phil is looking forward to some great games this year! His partner this year is Mila, our new Project Manager and a new-comer to Flames of War. They'll be teaming up using a British force that you can read all about in the article.

Road to Panzerschreck 2018:Phil and Mila...

Road to Panzerschreck: Phil and Mila

Road to Panzerschreck: Andrew and Luke

Road to Panzerschreck 2018:
Andrew and Luke

Andrew and Luke are going to Panzerschreck as doubles partners this year. Andrew talks about the choice of forces and the sort of tactics they'll be using. Andrew is using a Finn infantry force while Luke is fielding a Panzer IV Company. Check out the full article for full details.

Road to Panzerschreck 2018: Andrew and Luke...

Road To Panzerschreck 2018:
Casey and Chris

With Panzerschreck 2018 just around the corner Casey and Chris have decided to show off what army lists they'll be taking down to the event. Casey shows off his 8.8cm Railway Cars and Chris has his Jagtigers. 

Road To Panzerschreck 2018 - Casey and Chris...

Road To Panzerschreck 2018 - Casey and Chris

Fielding a Bishop Field Troop...

British Shermans in the Desert...

The Valley Of Tears ...

Flejmsowe Granie (Playing Flames in Poland) 2018...

Building a North African Battlefield...

Musings of a School Miniatures Club Teacher...

Building Churchill's Wall Of Steel...

Flames Of War
July Releases
Churchill Tank Troop (BBX48)

Late August Releases
Return To The Eastern Front!

Stalingrad Starter Set (FWBX08)

German Forces
Iron Cross (FW247)
Iron Cross Command Cards (FW247C)
Iron Cross Unit Cards (FW247U)
Dietrich's Ghosts Army Deal (GEAB16)

Soviet Forces
Enemy At The Gates (FW246)
Enemy At The Gates Command Cards (FW246C)
Enemy At The Gates Unit Cards (FW246U)
Nikolay's Steel Wall Army Deal (SUAB09)

Team Yankee: The French Are Coming!
Mid July Releases

VAB Transport Platoon (TFBX03)
VAB Mephisto Anti-tank Platoon (TFBX04)
Infantry Platoon (TFR702)
Milan Section (TFR706)

Late July Releases
Durand's Devils (TFRAB1)
AMX-10P Platoon (Plastic) (TFBX02)
Gazelle HOT Helicopter Fight (Plastic) (TFBX08)
Team Yankee French Dice Set (TFR900)
Team Yankee French Token Set (TTK10)

Mid August Releases
AMX-30 Tank Platoon (Plastic) (TFBX01)
Mirage 5 Hunting Patrol (TFBX09)
AMX-10 RC Cavalry Platoon (TFBX05)
AMX Roland SAM Battery (TFBX06)
AMX-13 DCA AA Platoon (TFBX07)

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