Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Inventory - French Colonial Army Pre-WW2

French Colonial Army - Pre-WW2

Another big subject with loads of bits`n pieces

Foreign Legion Mtd Company

5 Mtd Legionnaires

Inventory - Riffi/Berbers/Goumiers


A huge mix`n match group from various manufacturers - Blitz, Friend or Foe, Force20, Irregular, Bandera and other odds`n sods
These can fight against my Spanish and French during the Riff War, serve with the French as Goumier or with the Spanish as Regulares.

 47 foot (includes 5 LMG teams)
2-man Hotchkiss team
Single mtd scout

Friday, 11 August 2017

Inventory - Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War

Nationalist Forces

4 x 10-man platoons (one has an LMG)
4 man HQ

Nationalist Cavalry
10 mtd troopers

Support and transport
75IG + 3 crew & truck
37mm AT gun + 3 crew & truck
Bilbao armoured car
4 x Krupp Protz trucks
KFZ15 armoured car
KFZ231 armoured car
Panzer I

Republican Forces

Militia Battalion HQ
14 officers and men (telephone OP, RTO), 3 cycle messengers

Battalion support
13pdr + 3 crew & truck
AT rifle team (2 man)
50mm mortar team (2 man)
Vickers MMG team (3 crew)
80mm mortar team (3 crew)
Ambulance (2 medical staff)
Armd truck
FA1 armoured car

2 x 34 fig companies (10 girls per company) each company has 3 x LMG
10 fig all girl platoon (the only element completed of 3rd Coy) 

Assault Guard
10-figure platoon

Inventory - Italians WWII

Italians WWII

These are painted up as a reinforced battle-group from the Superga division for Tunisia, but could easily work for Sicily, or the Balkans or even Russia. Trucks and  vehicles are painted yellow/sand, so more suited for North Africa.

Composite battle-group HQ
16 figs (5 officers, 1 x NCO)
Radio truck, Fiat Tipo, car

Motor Rifle Company
34 figs (inc 2 x LMG, 1 x Brixa 50mm mortar, 1 x RTO)
3 x trucks, 1 x car

Motorcycle Company
28 infantry (2 x LMG, 1 x MMG, 1 x RTO)
47mm AT gun + crew
11 x solo bikes, 4 x M/C comb, 5 x trikes 

MMG platoon
2 x MMG + 5 men & truck

80mm mortar section
Mortar plus 4 men & truck

Armoured Car Company
3 x AB41

Anti-tank platoon
2 x truck, 2 x 47mm + 5 crew

20mm AA section
20mm Breda + 2 crew & truck

Battalion gun section
75mm depot gun + 3 crew & truck

Gun section from Regiment
100mm Skoda howitzer + 5 crew & truck

Semovente 75/18 company
4 x Semovente (2 batteries)

M40 tank platoon
2 x M40

Leg infantry company
29 figures (missing LMGs and mortar at present)

Inventory - Allied Desert Forces

Allied Desert Forces


100 figures
Inc: 7 x Bren, 1 x 2" mortar, 3 x grenade rifles, 2 x Boys AT rifles, I x Vickers MMG, 1 x 3" mortar, 3 x RTO and 8 officers

 One 34 fig company lined up as a motor-rifle company

25pdr battery
2 x guns, 2 x limber + 15 gunners

AT guns
1 x Pheasant + 5 crew
1 x 6pdr + 3 crew
1 x 2pdr + 2 crew

4 x Carriers
1 x dingo
1 x  Marmon-Herrington w/20mm Breda
5 x Humber II A/Cs

2 x Valentine Is
1 x Crusader III
1 x Crusader III CS

8 x trucks, 1 x tanker, 1 x Jeep


26 figures in a mix of Digger hats and helmets (inc 2 x Bren, 1 x 2" mortar, 5 x officer. 1 xRTO)

Aussie 6th cavalry
2 x MkVI tank
Bren Carrier

20mm Breda portee
37mm Bofors AT gun portee

Desert Free French

These represent the British allied Free French forces who fought with the 8th Army in Libya, Egypt, Syria/Lebanon and finally through to Tunisia

Mixed Rifle Company
4 platoons of infantry (3 x 10 man, 1 x 9 man) inc 2 x Bren, 1 x Boys AT rifle
3-man Hotchkiss MMG team
3-man 80mm mortar team
3-man HQ 

Fusiliers d`Marine AA mixte battery
40mm Bofors + two & 6 gunners

Quad 13.7mm AA montee

FFL AT SP battery
Carrier w/25mm AT gun
"La Revenge" Chevy truck w/pak38

FFL `75 battery
2 x guns + 8 crew 

4 x patrol trucks

2 x Dodge Tanake

2 x `75 Portee

1 x 2pdr Portee