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by Len Tracey
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Share your favourite house rules
Replies: 22
Views: 1330

Re: Share your favourite house rules

Sorry, couldn't resist. Here's another on ATR. ANTI-TANK RIFLES Heavy ATR: Heavy ATR (20mm) [AT 4, HE 1] require a crew of 5 and cannot move if the crew falls below 3 personnel, cannot move and fire. • Lahti L-39: (Finland) 20mm semi-auto, 50kg, MV 800m/s • Type 97: (Japan) 20mm semi-auto, 52kg, MV ...
by Len Tracey
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Share your favourite house rules
Replies: 22
Views: 1330

Re: Share your favourite house rules

Here's another one regarding tank machineguns. AFV MACHINE GUN RATINGS: Bow MG: These things were situated low to the ground (giving them a poor view), had a very restricted field of fire, were not stable and could only be aimed by fall of shot (limiting their effective range). Their marginal utilit...
by Len Tracey
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: Share your favourite house rules
Replies: 22
Views: 1330

Re: Share your favourite house rules

You asked for it!! As an inveterate rules tinkerer and someone infatuated with minutia, I cannot resist making house rules to reflect my research and understanding. I'll try and avoid spamming this thread. To start with, for those of us who have models of 3"/81mm mortar teams and would like to use t...
by Len Tracey
Mon May 25, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?
Replies: 6
Views: 399

Re: French Airborne 1940. Uniforms?

Just like the US Marine para-battalions, they never did an operational drop. Made up for it in Indo-china after the war though.
by Len Tracey
Mon May 25, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s
Replies: 18
Views: 1011

Re: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s

Hamsen's and Mitter's books are good; I'm re-reading them again as they provide some interesting perspectives on the theatre. Despite some large scale disasters, the Nationalist Chinese Army didn't fight nearly as badly as the Japanese (and some Americans) claim. Likewise, the Communist didn't do ne...
by Len Tracey
Mon May 25, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: FOLGORE ORGANISATION
Replies: 7
Views: 652

Re: FOLGORE ORGANISATION

Thanks again andysyk, I'll use the stuff provided here to work up some platoon lists and see how they go. As for a PSC, I'm looking at one focused on the initial capture of the airfields and their securing. Scenarios such as secure the drop zone, take out the AA site and clear the beach defences all...
by Len Tracey
Thu May 21, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: FOLGORE ORGANISATION
Replies: 7
Views: 652

Re: FOLGORE ORGANISATION

Thanks very much andysyk, this beats anything I could find. My main area of interest is the Asia-Pacific theatre but I've always had a fascination for the proposed invasion of Malta. Way back (last century) I purchased the Avalon Hill box game Air Assault on Crete , which contained a secondary game ...
by Len Tracey
Wed May 20, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s
Replies: 18
Views: 1011

Re: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s

Agreed MLB, I have that book as well. Its a great reference.
by Len Tracey
Mon May 18, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s
Replies: 18
Views: 1011

Re: China Sino-Japanese war, 1930’s

I'll vote got Harmsen's books as well!!
by Len Tracey
Mon May 18, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Chain of Command
Topic: FOLGORE ORGANISATION
Replies: 7
Views: 652

Re: FOLGORE ORGANISATION

Cheers mate, very much appreciate the help. This looks good enough to work with and fits with some anecdotal information I've been given.
Thanks again.