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FR702 Fusiliers Platoon
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with one Command Rifle Team, one VB team & six Rifle/MG teams.
The section de fusiliers-voltigeurs (fusiliers-voltigeurs platoon) is another example of the French infantry’s perfect organisation for trench warfare.
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The platoon has a small group of rifle grenadiers with the Tromblon VB grenade launcher in the platoon headquarters to knock out machine-gun nests, and three groupes (sections) of fusiliers-voltigeurs.
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The demi groupe de fusiliers (shooters half-section) is the base of fire, delivering a fusillade of shots from their MAS modèle 1936 bolt-action rifles and the squad’s Châtellarault FM modèle 1924/29 light machine-gun. Under the cover of this fire, the demi groupe de voltigeurs (manoeuvre half-section) vaults out of the trenches and sprints across No Man’s Land to assault the enemy trenches.
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Most reserve divisions retained the old Berthier modèle 1916 rifle and some even had the old Chauchat FM modèle 1915 light machine-gun, but all had the excellent Tromblon VB grenade launcher.
Designed by Evan Allen & Anton Ducrot
Painted by James Brown & Jeremy Painter
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Thursday, December 9, 2010
by Blake at Battlefront
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