Friday, 9 August 2013

France 1940, 10th June - Post Dunkirk: The French Hold the Line (BattleFront) Part 3

The Germans are coming in 222's, 221's and 232's. The Panzer Recon Battalion snarl at the first French strong point (see below):

The threat is very, very real as in amongst the Recon is the Divisional and Corp FOO who brings down a smashing artillery barrage (two battalion of 105mm and one battalion of 150mm howitzers) on the hapless clerks defending Tagnon (see below):

The Luftwaffe also makes a shown in a pre-planned run in with medium level bombers on the nearest river-line village next to Tagnon (see below):

With the French defenders still reeling from the onslaught, the German Recon Battalion spreads out as per the Blitzkrig plan (by-passing resistance and exploiting space) on 'Turn One' of the game proper (see below):

The French commander is content enough to hunker down behind his defences to try and steady the nerve of his troops (with a few important morale rolls to make in the process).


Al said...

Nice mate. Could you please post some close up pictures of your kit at some stage?

Geordie an Exiled FoG said...

The kit is very nice 10mm
Sorry I cannot remember the manufacturer

Not mine although I have the same kit in smaller 1/200

Most of the photos are aerial
With a couple closer "sweeps" to look forward to in later posts

"Clanky tanks" are always good fun