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Assembling the Rifle Platoon (RO702)
How to assemble your Infantry Platoon
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All Flames Of War infantry and guns are supplied with appropriate bases. Assemble your infantry teams by gluing the figures onto the base of the right size. super glue is recommended for this.
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 and each circle represents one figure.
Formation Commanders And Unit LeadersInfantry Company HQ and Unit Leader teams are based on a small base facing the long edge. Formation Commanders combine an Officer with an NCO and a Rifleman.
ZB30 MG TeamsBase the ZB30 MG teams on a medium base facing the long edge. ZB30 MG teams contain three Rifleman and a Machine-gun. Note that you can replace any Rifleman Figure with the optional Panzerfaust figures and vice versa or an NCO.
Panzerschreck Anti-tank TeamsBase Panzerschreck Anti-tank teams on a small base facing the long edge. These teams have a Panzerschrek Gunner and a Rifleman.
60mm Mortar TeamsBase 60mm Mortar teams on a Medium base facing the long edge. These teams have a 60mm Mortar and three 60mm Mortar crew figures.
Flame-thrower TeamsBase Flame-thrower teams on a small base facing the long edge. These teams have a Flame-thrower and a Rifleman.