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by andysyk
Tue May 26, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Renault FT-17 MG version - One-man turret or not?
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Renault FT-17 MG version - One-man turret or not?

The AMRs dont have 1MT apart from the ZT 3...which didnt have a turret..
by andysyk
Mon May 25, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper
Replies: 20
Views: 633

Re: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper

Theres no special rules for the Belgian Carden Lloyd frc 47mm. Its a support option iin the blitzkrieg book. In reality they were used as static guns along the meuse by the Frontier Cyclists and were no longer mobile on May 10th. p35 of Blitzkrieg: "Carden Loyd mk Vi with FRC M1931 Players fielding...
by andysyk
Sun May 24, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper
Replies: 20
Views: 633

Re: Von luck and Lorraine schlepper

Theres no special rules for the Belgian Carden Lloyd frc 47mm. Its a support option iin the blitzkrieg book. In reality they were used as static guns along the meuse by the Frontier Cyclists and were no longer mobile on May 10th.
by andysyk
Fri May 22, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Why Doesn't a MMG have its own Junior Leader ?
Replies: 14
Views: 750

Re: Why Doesn't a MMG have its own Junior Leader ?

Fair enough if its for game balance but MMG are no more prone to stoppages than other automatic weapons and some decidely more reliable. Historically gun teams have a NCO. They were more often used in pairs or more than single pieces. Historically Platoon leaders are too busy controlling their Plato...
by andysyk
Fri May 22, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?

Ive mostly answered my own question. Mixture of canvas and what looks like standard uniform, no greatcoats. Headdress balaclavas and berets. They had canvas and some leather? Overalls for jumping. Along with leather crashhelmets. But never made a jump. I was going to use Crusader Minis MC troops whi...
by andysyk
Fri May 22, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?
Replies: 6
Views: 200

French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?

Does anybody know what the French Airborne Battalion wore in 1940. Ive details of organisation and armament but not uniforms. Im guessing canvas fatigues and motorised helmets but its pure conjecture.
by andysyk
Thu May 21, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: FOLGORE ORGANISATION
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: FOLGORE ORGANISATION

Len the ADRA the Airforce Arditi Bn wasnt formed until 10 December 42 too late for the invasion. The Airforce formed the 1 Reparto Paracadutisti della Regia Aeronautica on the 12th May 42 specifically for the invasion. It was tasked with seizing Hal Far airfield to enable the La Spezia airlanding un...
by andysyk
Wed May 20, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: FOLGORE ORGANISATION
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: FOLGORE ORGANISATION

Len SME circolare 15710 del luglio 1941. Updated June 42. -battaglione paracadutisti with: --Compagnia comando with: ---plotone misto with: ----squadra comando e collegamenti ----squadra lanciafiamme (6 x flametrowers) ---plotone mitraglieri (4 squadre-1xBreda 37 each) ---plotone mortai da 81mm (3 s...