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by gebhk
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: What figures do\would you use?
Replies: 8
Views: 1069

Re: What figures do\would you use?

Personally I try to stick to historical and/or TOE allocations of weapons (they are not necessarily the same!). In principle the job of the 'others' was to keep the LMG going (schlepping ammo into combat and, in combat, traipsing back and forth between the gun and the platoon transport fetching more...
by gebhk
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: 1939-era Polish cavalry
Replies: 62
Views: 8491

Re: 1939-era Polish cavalry

Polish motorised cavalry/infantry platoon There is a fair amount of consensus nowadays on organisation. Platoon HQ CO - porucznik/podporucznik with pistol Batman 2 observers/runners Sharpshooter section NCO 2 sharpshooters* 3x Rifle squad each with Squad leader (NCO) BAR team leader BAR gunner (BAR ...
by gebhk
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: 1939-era Polish cavalry
Replies: 62
Views: 8491

Re: 1939-era Polish cavalry

My first post here, so please be gentle :) In terms of organic AT firepower, I'd say a Polish platoon isn't any worse than a German platoon (with their Panzerbuche) In fact I would say better off because its anti-tank rifles were real whereas those of the German counterpart mainly on paper. NickW So...
by gebhk
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Motocycle combo question
Replies: 8
Views: 1516

Re: Motocycle combo question

Hi Came across this accidentally. I think KStN 1111a was not (at least initially) meant to replace KStN 1111 (hence the 'a'). 1111 was the motorcycle infantry version while 1111a was for motorcycle cavalry. At any rate both existed side by side in 1939 (in Panzer and Light divisions respectively for...