Friday, 26 July 2019

SOTR German Mech Grenadier Squads 01

This will be the first of two posts showcasing my four Mech Grenadier Squads for Secrets of the Third Reich. Squads 1 and 2, shown here form the core of my 1st Platoon and Squads 3 and 4, which I'll show in a later post, form the core of my 2nd Platoon. I could have included all four squads in a single platoon but I decided to split them into two units.
Mech Grenadier Squads are made up of 10 men. 3 men may swap their Rifles for an Assault Rifle or an SMG. 2 men can form an LMG team  and 1 man may choose a Panzerfaust.
I have given the NCO an Assault Rifle. 2 men have swapped their Rifles with SMGs. I have also added an LMG team comprising the Gunner and his Loader.
 4 men are armed with Rifles and 1 man has taken a Panzerfaust.
This being the 1st squad of the 1st platoon I would class them in Bolt Action or Konflict 47 as veterans. They stand apart from my other squads by wearing camouflage helmets.
 For my 2nd squad I have once again given my NCO an Assault Rifle and 2 men have SMGs.
 1 man has taken a Panzerfaust. They have not taken an LMG team.
That leaves 6 men armed with Rifles - 5 shown above and the last one shown second from right in the previous two photos.
These wear dunkelgrau (dark grey) helmets.
All of these figures come with separate heads. To help identification, I have given my NCOs peaked caps.

10 comments:

  1. More great camo painting Bryan, looks like a sizable force you have

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    1. Thank you most kindly, Dave. You haven't seen half my force yet, just wait until I showcase my zombies!

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    1. That's very kind of you, Frank. I really enjoyed painting this army.

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  3. More tip top camo, Bryan. I love the German gas mask head too!!

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    1. Very much appreciated, Simon. I particularly liked that not all heads are identical. It is cool to have variety.

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  4. I can only reiterate - top camo.

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  5. At a push, especially considering my lousy eyesight, these could also be used as City Def forces in Judge Dredd.

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    1. That's a very interesting idea, Phil, and one I'd never considered.

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