Blitzkrieg in the West – the B.E.F.


Blitzkrieg in the West – The BEF is the fourth Handbook for version 3 of IABSM and the second of several covering the early war in the West.  It covers the British Expeditionary Force from 1939 to the fall of France in 1940
This incredibly detailed guide to British forces from the pen of Robert Avery is 75 pages in size and is packed with data, including the following British forces:
From the Infantry Division
The Infantry Company
The Infantry Battalion Carrier Platoon
From the Motor Infantry Division
The Motor Infantry Company
The Motor Infantry Scout Car Platoon
The Motor Infantry Motorcycle Company
From the Line of Communication Troops
The Line of Communication Infantry Company
The Pioneer Infantry Company
The Searchlight Infantry Troop
From the Reconnaissance Troops
The Divisional Cavalry Squadron
The Armoured Car Squadron
From the Detached Element of the BEF
An Infantry Company from Saar Force
From 1st Tank Brigade
A Tank Squadron from 4RTR
A Tank Squadron from 7RTR
Parkes Force
From 1st Armoured Division
A Paper-Strength Armoured Squadron from 1st Armoured Division
A Tank Squadron from the Queen’s Bays
A Tank Squadron from 10th Royal Hussars
A Tank Squadron from 2RTR
A Tank Squadron from 5RTR
From Calais & Boulogne
A Best Guess Tank Squadron from 3RTR
A Motor Infantry Company at Calais
A QVR Motorcycle Company at Calais
The Guards at Boulogne
From the Beauman Division
An Infantry Company from A Brigade
An Infantry Company from B Brigade
An Infantry Company from C Brigade
With additional sections on the Second British Expeditionary Force, other British independent formations, fielding British forces, rating your forces and a comprehensive armoury.  PDF format only.

1 review for Blitzkrieg in the West – the B.E.F.

  1. Jonathan (verified owner)

    Picked this up this morning – I got the French one last month. Absolutely brilliant resource that I really look forward to using. Can’t wait for the German one.

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