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Armies Of Late War

Armies Of Late-War Pre-order
The Armies Of Late-War cards, book and army deals mean that it is a great time to start playing Late-War either for the first time or to dust off an existing army.

The book covers all of the most commonly used formations and models in Late War and is a great starting point. If you found the unit cards from Mid War to be useful then the Armies Of Late War Card Packs contain the unit cards for the models in the Armies Of Late War book.

The four Army Deals are excellent value for starting a new army or adding to an existing army. Each box is packed with models that will form the core of any army, as well as the appropriate Unit Cards, a Start Here Guide and Flames Of War Rulebook.

Armies Of Late-War Article...
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M3 Stuart Light Tank Platoon
As well as serving with US armored divisions in the light battalions of the armored regiments, thousands of M3 Light Tanks were supplied to Britain and the Soviet Union. The British codenamed the tank ‘General Stuart’, after the famous American Civil War cavalry commander, and the name caught on with US troops as well.

M3 Stuart Light Tank Platoon (UBX56)...

M3 Stuart Light Tank Platoon (Plastic) (UBX56)

M4 81mm Armored Mortar Platoon (UBX62)

M4 81mm Armored Mortar Platoon
The M4 MMC (Mortar Motor Carriage) carries an 81mm Mortar in a specially modified halftrack, with a reinforced floor that allows the weapon to fire from inside the vehicle. This means they’re always on hand to give indirect fire support the instant it is needed.

M4 81mm Armored Mortar Platoon (UBX62)...

Ruined Large Desert House
Four walls, even if they are already full of large holes, and a roof provide the infantryman with protection from small arms fire and shell fragments. Making them difficult to winkle out without the aid of some real firepower.

Ruined Large Desert House (BB231)...

Ruined Large Desert House (BB231)

Why it is better to have 5 friends than 5000
Dušan realised that there were not enough Flames Of War gamers in Vršac in Serbia (where he lives) so he decided to build a gaming community at his school, once that was done it was time to start organising events. Check out the origin story of his gaming group and their recent Early War Tournament.

Serbian Early War Event Report...

Serbian Early War Event Report

Afrika Korps

8. Panzerregiment during the Battle of Gazala
In early January 1942, after being resupplied and refitted, the DAK went on the offensive against the British. In two weeks the DAK had retaken Benghazi (January 29) and had moved almost 350 miles. The offensive slowed as the Germans reached the British position at Gazala. The British position stretched from Gazala to Bir Hacheim in a network of heavily mined and fortified lines. The front settled here for the rest of Winter until May 1942, when Rommel once again launched an offensive against the British.

8. Panzerregiment during the Battle of Gazala...

The Cauldron, 6 June 1942 
In May 1942 the Afrika Korps outflanked Eighth Army’s defences at Gazala. For the next week a fierce battle raged as British armour attacked the Afrika Korps, who in turn were reducing the British defences for their supplies to get through. On 5 June 1942 a full scale attack was made by Eighth Army’s armoured brigades against Afrika Korps. The 107th Royal Horse Artillery (South Notts Hussars) and the Northumberland Fusiliers (a motor battalion) were to provide support for the British armour. They deployed to the east of the Aslagh ridge, and bombarded targets over the ridge.

The Cauldron, 6 June 1942...

Desert Rats

Red Thunder

Team Yankee Soviet Infantry Plastic Preview
Casey is really excited about painting up some of the new Soviet plastics (and he has painted a LOT of Soviet infantry for both Flames Of War and Team Yankee so before he steals our first sample shots to paint, he took a few more photos for us to share.

Team Yankee Soviet Infantry Plastic Preview...

Free Gaming Mats For Clubs!
Sick of gaming on a tabletop at your favourite gaming club? Would you prefer to be moving your tanks round on one of our double sided grass/desert Gaming Mats?

We have a limited quantity to give away for free (yes, for free!) to clubs across the globe because games are always more fun on a nice table.

Wondering what the Gaming Mats look like? Click here...

Gaming Mat (BB951)

Just click the links below and send our offices an email with the details of your club (name, location, number of members and website if you have one) and we will see what we can do.

North American Clubs click here...
UK, Europe and Rest of the World Clubs click here...

We do have a restock of Gaming Mats coming so keep an eye on the website for more info.


Nam Cover Preview

Changes to the Vietnam Range
We are in the process of reorganising our Vietnam product range as we prepare for the release of 'Nam next year. On November 20 we will be removing the entire Vietnam range from the online store to complete the process before the updated range returns to the online store in late January 2018.

To make it easier for you to purchase the last few items that you need to fill out (or even start) your armies we have replaced a number of the box sets with blisters so you can buy single models.

Check out the Vietnam range here...


Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition
Last Updated 28 September 2017
A new rules set always results in questions about how the finer points of the game should work so Lessons From The Front is the place to go to find answers to some of the harder questions.

This latest update includes a number of recent questions from the forums as well as the updates from Early and Late War Update.

Lessons From The Front: 4th Edition

Lessons From The Front: V4 (6 pages; .pdf; 445KB)...
Lessons From The Front: V4 - Printer Friendly (6 pages; .pdf; 338KB)...

Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war (16 pages; .pdf; 1.4MB)...
Lessons From The Front: Early and Late-war - Printer Friendly (16 pages; .pdf; 1.2MB)...


Job Opportunity at Battlefront Maryland

The Battlefront Team Needs You!
The Battlefront Group are looking for new team members in both the American and European offices. If you think you have what it takes to join a fast paced dynamic company then have a look at the roles available below:

  • Customer Service Representative / Direct Sales (USA)
  • Account Manager (USA)
  • Account Manager (Europe)

For more information and contact details click here...

 2017 Tournament Objective: Otherworldly Sarcophagus 2017 Tournament Objective
Otherworldly Sarcophagus
James provides some background and images of the brand new Tournament Objective for 2017. 

2017 Tournament Objective: Otherworldly Sarcophagus...

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017
held 28 - 30 October 2017 at Battlefield Hobbies, 17 Brunel Close, Daventry NN11 8RB, Northamptonshire, England.
The Reluctant Conscripts, in collaboration with Battlefront Miniatures, are proud to announce the 2017 edition of UK Grand Tournament for Flames Of War. The event will be a Late-war competition open to one and all and will be held at Battlefield Hobbies in Daventry, the heart of England.

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017...

UK Flames Of War Grand Tournament 2017

ThreeD6 Games

ACT Grand Tournament 2017 (Aus)
held 11 - 12 November 2017 at Three D6, UNit 6, 38 Reed St North, Greenway (Tuggeranong), ACT, Australia
Three D6 are holding this years ACT Grand Tournament in Australia. Players can register for the event by contacting store@threed6.com.au

This years event will be a V4 Mid War affiar with 100 point forces from Afrika Korps, Desert Rats and Fighting First. Players may have upto 10 points from Command Card upgrades. Contact the store for more information.

ACT Grand Tournament 2017...

Sydney Mid War Grand Tournament 
held 2 - 3 December 2017 at Hall of Heroes, 560 Queen Street, Campbelltown, N.S.W, 2560, Australia
Once again the Hall of Heroes in Campbelltown NSW will be hosting the Sydney Mid War Grand Tournament. Find out all the details of the up coming event by following the links below.

Hall of Heroes event page...
Facebook event page...
2017 Sydney Mid War Grand Tournament forum thread...

Hall of Heroes

Grand Tournament 2018

Russian Grand Tournament 2018
held 3 - 4 March 2018 atGeek Wars Store, 5-y Monetchikovskiy per., 3с1, Moscow 115054, Russian Federation
Ilya invites Flames of War players to brave the Russian winter. The event will be an Early-war competition open to one and all and will be held at the Geek Wars store in Moscow, the heart of Mother Russia. Thery will be also providing an opportunity to visit the famous Kubinka Tank Museum on the 2nd of March, the day before the tournament starts.

For more information click here...
Or view the forum thread here...

Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?
We have an entire section of the website dedicated to tournaments and events; check it out.

Flames Of War Events Worldwide...
Looking For Information On Tournaments & Events?

Flames Of War and Team Yankee
2017 and beyond

It has been six months since the release of Mid War and the new edition of the game that we would like to give you an update on the projects that the Studio team is working on.

Flames Of War and Team Yankee, 2017 and beyond
Part One...
Part Two...

V4 Rulebook

Fighting First
Your Questions Answered

Over on the Flames Of War Facebook group we asked for your questions about the new book. Thanks you guys we got some great ones so Phil and Chris sat down to discuss them.


MOAB 2017 Event Photos...

The Arsenal of Democracy...

Dan's M3 75mm GMC Formation...

The US Army Half-track with Evan...

Canadian Nationals 2017...

Fighting First Plastics Preview...

Changing A Tigers Stripes: Part One...

Iron Cross: Torch to Tunisia...

Team Yankee UK GT Report...

Andrew's Fighting First Armored Rifles...

The “Shtuka” Hobby Festival in Moscow...

Basing Early and Late-war Forces For 4th Edition...

Reluctant Conscripts At Derby Worlds Event...

4th Edition Useful Downloads...

Taming The Tiger: How to Deal with a Tiger in Mid War...

Fire Mission: Artillery in 4th Edition...

Battlefront Games Day in Moscow...

Early September Releases
Fighting First Book (FW243)
Patton's Fighting First - Army Deal (USAB08)
Fighting First Dice (20 dice) (US900)
Fighting First Token Set (US901)

Mid September Releases
Armored Rifle Platoon (Plastic)(UBX51)
Armored Rifle Company HQ (US782)
M3 Halftrack Platoon (Plastic) (UBX57)
Rifle Company (Plastic) (UBX58)
Rifle Platoon (3x plastic SO Code) Direct Only (UBX58-SO)

Late September Releases
M3 Lee Tank Platoon (Plastic) (UBX50)
M10 3-Inch Tank Destroyer Platoon (Plastic) (UBX53)
37mm Anti-tank Gun Platoon (US788)
Mortar Platoon (US785)
Ruined Desert Houses (BB230)

Mid October Releases
Fighting First Command Cards (FW243C)
Mission Cards (FW007-M)
M4 Sherman Tank Platoon (Plastic) (UBX55)
T28E1 37mm AAA Platoon (UBX61)
Armored Recon Patrol (UBX59)
P40 Warhawk Fighter Flight (UBX52)
Ruined Desert Walls (BB229)

Late October Releases
M3 Stuart Light Tank Platoon (UBX56)
M4 81mm Armored Mortar Platoon (UBX62)
Ruined Large Desert House (BB231)

Coming Releases
M7 Priest Artilley Battery (Plastic) (UBX54)
105mm Field Artillery Battery (4x Plastic) (UBX60)
T30 75mm Assault Gun Platoon (3x) (UBX63)
M1917 Machine-gun Platoon (4x Plastic) (US784)
Afrikakorps Unit Cards (23) (FW242U)

Desert Rats Unit Cards (21) (FW241U)
Fighting First Unit Cards (29) (FW243U)


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Last Updated On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by Chris at Battlefront
 
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