Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Inventory - Late War Germans

Inventory - Late War Germans

Everyone has that part of their collection which they can`t really explain or justify - this is mine 😁
I am not and never have been a Nazi fan-boy, but this part of my collection does just keep growing, mostly due to my knowing several talented sculptors who continue to produce wonderful new figures.

German Infantry Battalions 

2 complete regular (Volksgrenadier) battalions

3 x Infantry kompanies with - 
3 x 10-fig platoons (1 x Panzerfaust & LMG each)  
4-fig HQ (officer, NCO, RTO, runner) 
Cycle (recce) platoon - 9-men (1x Panzerfaust + LMG) both deployed and mounted
Panzerjager platoon - 2 x Panzershreck teams + 4 men
Pioneer platoon - 10-men (flamethrower)
Machine gun company - 4 x MMG teams, 2 x 81mm mortar teams + 2 wagons
Gun company (light & hvy combined) -
75IG + 2 crew (horse drawn)
Pak97/38 + 2 crew (horse drawn)
120mm mortar + 3 crew & truck
2-man Obs team 
Supply train 
 Horse mounted NCO, 1 wagon, 2 trucks, 2 x 2-horse pack teams
HQ
3 x RTO, 4 x officer, medic + 2 wounded, M/C dispatch rider
Kubelwagon

(2nd battalion is missing its medic/wounded and mounted NCO)
1st battalion
 supply train
 
 MG kompanie
 Gun kompanie
 Infantry
 
 Cycle and pioneer plts
 
 
 HQ 1st battalion
 2nd battalion
 HQ
 supply train
 
 MMg kompanie
 Gun kompanie
 Cycle plts
 Panzerjager + pioneer plts
 infantry
 
 

Regimental HQ and assets 

Regimental HQ and comms vehicles
 Feld politzi platoon
7-men, kubelwagon, Kfz15 car 
 Welfer batterie
12 gunners, 3-man obs team
Panzerjager plt
2 x shreck teams plus 4 men 
 
 Regimental staff
10 officers, 4 comms, 2 M/C dispatch riders
 Pak40 + 5 crew & tow
 Field kitchen plus 4 men
 Supply train
2 truck w/trailers
Tractor w/trailer

 2 additional infantry/grenadier kompanies of
3 x 10-man platoons (1 x panzerfaust, LMG each)
4-man HQ
 
 

Armour and transport

3 x PzIV, 2 x Stug III, 1 x StuH, 1 x Marder IIIM, 1 x Tiger I
 Beute Firefly, Tiger I
 Beute S-35, recce panzer 38T, Panzer IIIM
 Panzer IIIM
 Opel tanker, Sdkfz11, 2 x kubelwagon
 Opel truck, SWS hvy halftrack
 Wesp Batterie
 Sdkfz10/4 w/trailer, Opel ambulance
 Sdkfz251/21 (Drilling), Sdkfz 251/3
 Sdkfz 251/9 + Sdkfz 251/7
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 Panzergrenadier rides
3 x 251/1 + 251/10
 

Recce battalion

Hq with:
14 men (4 officers, Panzershreck team, 5 signals guys, 3 drivers) 2 x Kubelwagon, Sdkfz250/3
4 x 12 man grenadier platoons (LMG and Panzerfaust each)
10-man pioneer platoon + Kfz 15 car + trailer

Grenadier Kompanies 
1st Kompanie is armoured with 3 x 250/1 and an armoured Laffly W15
2nd Kompanie had 3 x Swimwagon, 3 M/C combinations and 4 solo bikes 
 
 
Support Kompanie
Pioneer platoon, 250/2 (81mm mortar), 250/7 (75mm short)
 Sdkfz11 mitt 20mm, Pak40 + 4 crew & Sdkfz11 tow
 Armoured cars
 Panhard 178 (needs a repaint)
Light kompanie - sdkfz 250/9 & sdkfz 222
Hvy  Kompanie - sdkfz 232 & sdkfz 233 





6 comments:

  1. That is a pretty mighty force. It should cover all your needs when it comes to the opposition.

    Cheers,

    Pete.

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  2. Yes, pretty much :)

    Just tinkering now, soft-skins, horse-drawn transport etc :)

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  3. Wonderful variety of vehicles, guns and tanks. Especially liked the support vehicles.

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  4. I must crew the Wespe batterie one of these days :) I don`t think it has ever seen a tabletop??

    Cheers Pete

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  5. love the horse drawn stuff, great collection

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