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Trench Mortar Platoon (GUS705)

Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)
Contains 1x Command Rifle team, 4x 76mm Stokes mortar or 58mm Type 2 mortar teams.

German machine-gun nests and pillboxes are not the obstacle they once were due to our excellent collection of trench mortars. The British 76mm Stokes mortar can knock out strongpoints up close in the attack. The heavier 58mm Type 2 mortars will stay in our trench line or close behind it to knock out the most difficult of enemy positions. 

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1918 saw great changes in the warfare of the Western Front. Russia pulled out of the war, freeing thousands more German troops to push the Allies back huge distances. The Allied counteroffensives, with the new tanks, evolving tactics, and the arrival of the Americans, forced the Germans back towards their own borders and defeat.

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Great War: World War One Battles of 1918
Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)
Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Aaron Mathie
Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705) Clavery's Chargers (GFRAB01)
Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705) Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)
The Trench Mortar Platoon in Great War
Mobility Range 
ROF Anti-ank 
Firepower Notes
76mm Stokes mortar Light 24"/60cm 2 2 3+ Can fire over friendly teams, Minimum range 8"/20cm, Trench gun.

58mm Type 2 mortar Medium  32"/80cm  2 2 2+ Can fire over friendly teams, Minimum range 8"/20cm, Trench gun.
Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705) Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)

Trench Guns
Trench guns and mortars are specially designed to give the infantry their own close-support artillery. They are small enough to fit in trenches and light enough to be carried forward to assist in the assault..

Trench Guns can enter, cross, and be deployed in Trenches as though they were Man-packed guns.

Trench Guns use  medium base and face the long edge, like Man-packed gun teams.

Contents & Assembly Guide of Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705) 

Assembling Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)

a. x4 58mm Type 2 mortars
b. x3 Prone crewmen facing left
c. x3 Prone crewmen facing right

d. x3 Kneeling crewmen
e. x3 Kneeling NCOs gesturing
f.  x4 76mm stokes mortars

g. x3 Mortar bipod
h. x4 Bases
i.  x1 Base plug sprues

Each Mortar team has three crew figures (b. to e. above) and either a Type 2 or Stokes mortar, according to which type of weapon you have chosen for your army list.
Below: To assemble your 76mm Stokes mortar, simply glue the bipod with the side that has the details facing outwards just below the ring on the mortar tube.
Assembling Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705) Assembling Trench Mortar Platoon (GFR705)

Last Updated On Thursday, November 5, 2015 by James at Battlefront