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by gebhk
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

run out of ammo/break down on a double only so 1 in 36? Any double makes for a rate of 6 in 36 or 1 in 6, same as a 1 on a single die! A double of one type (eg snake eyes) gives a ratio of 1 in 36. where there actual reports of K type flamethrowers blowing up? Not that I am aware of. It should be n...
by gebhk
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

Will add no more than one type at a time rule (apart from 2x 251)
The only historical 'double acts' were the two panthers and SdKfz 251 (as Jas) + Kubus.
by gebhk
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

And of course many non - Kedyw AK units wore German uniform in various combinations or in combination with other uniforms or civilian clothing. Much depended on opportunity and personal preference. Some simply refused to wear German uniform. The only concession to German uniform made by Lt Col "Rado...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

14) Foreign volunteers Last, but not least a number of foreign volunteers fought in the Uprising under their own flags. They could add some colour to the procedings. (A) 535 Slovak platoon. Recruited mainly from the Czeniakow gasworks, this unit fought from the first day of the Uprising. I would su...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

13) Equipment captured during the Uprising Mostly discussed before, but for the record: 494 rifles 405 SMGs 52 PIAT 93 LMG 13 MMG 23 Mortars 1 5 cm PAK ?1 Czechoslovak 37mm AT gun 2 Flame throwers 6 Panzerschreck 10 Panzerfaust 90 Hand guns 30 Carbines 1500 Hand grenades 800 Mortar rounds 15 Prepar...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

12 The weird and wonderful I love how you have presented the Szuster section and I think the other weird and wonderful kit could be handled in a similar way. Lopuski grenade launcher: jr leader, 2 crews of two plus as many ammo carriers with wooden boxes (ex beer bottle/wine boxes?) as you see fit....
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

11) Equipment produced during the Uprising Hand grenades Molotov cocktails Blyskawica SMGs ++ Flame throwers +++ Lopuski grenade launchers +++ Szuster anti-tank launchers +++ Panzerschreck copies ++ Molotov cocktail catapults +++ Generally this kit, produced under the exceptionally trying condition...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

10) Equipment manufactured before the Uprising Hand grenades Molotov cocktails SMGs (Sten, Blyskawica) ++ KOP-PAL SMG if you field a Polish Underground communist troops K-type flame throwers Adequate and (with, perhaps, the exception of the license-built Stens which I expect had the same problems a...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

9) Equipment purchased on the black market Hand grenades (136) Hand guns + - ++ Rifles + - ++ SMGs + - ++ AT rifles +++ LMGs + - ++ Mortars (unknown calibres) + This was a real hodgepodge. While generally in good condition, troops would have little familiarity with the more exotic types (such as Ita...
by gebhk
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944
Replies: 85
Views: 6647

Re: Draft list for Polish Home Army 1944

8) Soviet air drops Hand grenades (4K) Hand guns Rifles ++ Self-repeating rifles (SVT 40) ++ SMGs + DP LMGs MMGs ++ AT rifles +++ 50mm mortars + Without going into the rationale, Soviet air drops were made in sacks from a low height, without the benefit of a parachute, with the end result of the ma...