Friday, 11 August 2017

Inventory - French 1940s kit

French 1940s kit

Painted in colonial brown overcoat (still seen in France 1940 images too)
These work for Leginnaires or Colonial blanc units in Morocco after WW1 as well as France 1940. We`ve used them against the Aussies and Brits in Syria/Lebanon 1941; against the Americans during Torch games (Nov`42) and Vs Germans & Italians in Tunisia early in 1943.

Infantry
5 x 10-man platoons (4 x LMG, 1 x 60mm, 4 x VB)




Battalion support
2 x 80mm mortars + 5 crew
3 x 7mm Hotchkiss MMG + 7 crew
25mm AT + tow & 2 crew

Force HQ
2 trucks, 1 car + 9 figs
4 mounted scouts


DCA (Défense Contre Avions)
2 x twin 13.7mm, 1 x twin 8mm
2 trucks + 6 figs

Towed `75 batterie
2 guns, 2 trucks, limber
7 x gun crew
5 fig HQ

Horse drawn `75 gun section
4 horse limber + spoke wheeled gun

47mm AC (anti-char) batterie
3 guns with 10 crew


Vehicles and tanks

2 x GMC75 sp half-track (Tunisia only)

2 x Valentine III (Tunisia only)

3 x Somua S-35

5 x Ft17 (TSF, 2 x 37mm, 2 x 8mm)

2 x R35

2 x Latil A/C & 1 x Panhard 178 A/C

1 x T15 47mm SP tank hunter

2 x VUDB carriers (North Africa only)

3 x Laffly or Latil patrol cars

1 x Somua half-track, 2 x Latil trucks, 1 x Renault AHN truck
2 x UE Carriers w/trailers

French for Tunisia

Special one-off units i built just for specific games

Company 8 Reg. moto de la guarde
21 figs in 2 platoons (2 x LMG, 1 VB)
1 x truck, 5 x M/C comb, 1 x solo bike


Doctor, nurse, medic, 2-man stretcher team, 2 wounded
2 x ambulance

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