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Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)

Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842) Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)
includes one Command Panzerfaust MG team, three Panzergrenadier Squads, one Panzerschreck team (Schützen option), one Small three-hole base, four Medium four-hole bases & three Medium five-hole bases.

Each Panzergrenadier Platoon is equipped with MG42 machine-guns, K98 rifles and Panzerfaust anti-tank rockets.This provides them with amazing firepower, both on attack and defence.

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The Ardennes Offensive
In December 1944 the German forces on the Western Front made one last major push in the Ardennes and Alsace-Lorraine, trying to split the Allied forces in half and force them to negotiate a peace treaty. It was a daring all-or-nothing gamble.

Learn more about The Ardennes Offensive here...

The Ardennes Offensive: German Forces in Lorraine and the Ardennes, September 1944 - February 1945
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842) Mounted in trucks, they are able to keep pace with their assault guns or panzers as they advance. They then dismount to fight, using their machine-guns to pin down the enemy before going in for the kill with rifles, grenades and entrenching tools.

Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Mark Hazell


Above left & left: The Command Panzerfaust MG team.
The Panzerfaust MG Teams
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The MG Team in Flames Of War
Team
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower
Notes
MG team
16"/40cm
3
2
6
ROF 2 when pinned down.
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The Panzerfaust in Flames Of War
Team
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower
Notes
Panzerfaust
4"/10cm
1
12
5+
Tank Assault 6. Cannot shoot in the
Shooting Step  if moved in the movement step.
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The Panzerschreck Team
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The Panzerschreck in Flames Of War
Team
Range
ROF
Anti-tank
Firepower
Notes
Panzerschreck team
8"/20cm
2
11 5+
Tank Assault 5.
The Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) on the Attack
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)
The Contents of the Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) Blister Pack
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Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842) The Command Team
Description of Components
a. 1x NCO figure with assault rifle and hand out.
b. 1x Standing Panzerfaust figure aiming Panzerfaust.
c. 1x Officier figures pointing with SMG.

Assembling the Command Team
Simply arrange figure A, B and C to taste on the small three-hole base provided. 
Panzerschreck Teams
Description of Components
a. 1x Panzerschreck loader in helmet.
b.
1x Kneeling Panzerschreck gunner.
c. 1x Advancing Panzerschreck loader.
d. 1x Panzerschreck loader in softcap.

Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)
Assembling the Panzerschreck Team
To model the Panzerschreck team, simply arrange figures A, B, C & D on a medium four-hole base provided in the blister pack.
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842) Panzerfaust Figures
Description of Components
a. 3x Advancing Panzerfaust figures.
b.
3x Standing Panzerfaust figures aiming Panzerfaust.

Assembling Panzerfaust Figures
Every team in the Panzergrenadier / Schützen Platoon (other than the Panzerschreck teams) is rated as a Panzerfaust team; therefore every team needs to include a Panzerfaust figure in its make up to represent them correctly.
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)
Description of Components
a. 2x Kneeling riflemen figures aiming rifle.
b.
2x Advancing riflemen figures in softcap (Type A).
c.
2x Advancing riflemen figures in covered helmet.
d.
2x  Advancing riflemen figures in plain helmet.
e. 1x Standing riflemen figures raising rifle.
f. 2x Advancing riflemen figures in softcap (Type B).
g. 1x Leaning riflemen figures.
A Dual Purpose Blister Pack
The Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) blister pack is dual purpose; itcan be used to build the Panzergrenadier Platoon as seen on page 61 of Nuts or a Schützen Platoon on page 47.
Assembling the Panzergrenadier Platoon
The Panzergrenadier Platoon is made up of a HQ section and three Panzergrenadier squads. Each Panzergrenadier squad contains two MG teams. Each MG team is made up of four figures with one team containing an NCO figure, a matching MG gunner and loader (see the MG figures below for further details) and a Panzerfaust figure. The second team in each squad contains a matching MG gunner and loader, a Rifleman figure and a Panzerfaust figure. When modelling these four-man team keep in mind that you'll be using the Medium five-hole bases included in the blister packs despite creating four-man teams.
Assembling The Schützen Platoon
The Schützen Platoon is made up of a HQ section and three Grenadier squads. Each Grenadier squad contains two Rifle/MG teams. One of these teams are made up of five figures assembled on the medium five-hole bases provided while the second team is made of of four figures assembled on the medium four-hole bases. The five figure team contains an NCO figure, a Panzerfaust figure, a matching MG gunner and loader (see the MG figures below for further details) and a rifleman figure. The second team contain a Panzerfaust figure and three riflemen figures. Feel free to pick and choose which figure poses make up these teams as long as they stay within these guidelines.
Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)
Description of Components
a. 2x Advancing loader figures.
b. 2x Standing gunner figures.
c.
2x Firing gunner figures.
d. 2x Human bipod figures.
e. 2x Prone gunner figures.
f. 2x Prone loader figures.
The Bases
Description of Components
a. 1x Small three-hole base.
b. 4x Medium four-hole bases
c. 3x Medium three-hole bases.

Panzergrenadier Platoon (Winter) (GE842)


Last Updated On Monday, September 5, 2016 by James at Battlefront