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Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
includes two resin and metal Grille 15cm Self-propelled Guns and one Unit card.

Unlike the lighter 7.5cm infantry gun, the 15cm howitzer couldn't be mounted aboard a Sd Kfz 251 half-track, so instead the Germans experimented with using several different out-dated tank chassis. By 1943, the result was the Grille (Cricket) self-propelled 15cm gun. This gave the panzergrenadiers their own high-calibre, mobile guns to shatter enemy strongholds.

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Ghost Panzers
As the ground hardened after the muddy Russian Spring, the German army prepared to launch their Summer offensive, codenamed Operation Citadel. The target was Kursk, a city in the centre of a huge bulge in the front line, where several Soviet armies could be cut off and destroyed.To ensure success, new weapons were rushed to the front, including Ferdinand heavy tank-hunters and Panther medium tanks. These were combined with several panzer and panzergrenadier divisions, totalling an impressive 2450 tanks and assault guns. Over 3600 Soviet tanks were waiting for them, setting the scene for the largest tank battle on the Eastern Front...

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Sculpted by Evan Allen
Painted by James Brown

Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)
Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142) Grille 15cm Gun Platoon (GE142)


Last Updated On Thursday, November 29, 2018 by Luke at Battlefront