Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Slowly, we ascend the mountain

A somewhat minimalist Soviet infantry battalion

 Rapid Fire! calls a small HQ section, three six-to-eight man companies and a heavy company with an MMG and an 81mm mortar a battalion for the Soviets. That being so, and at the lower end of the scale, I present my first Soviet infantry battalion.

The second battalion is being sketched out now which means I'll also have to find a Regimental HQ, a 45mm ATG and a 75mm infantry gun. All fun tasks, I hasten to add!

Also on the drawing board are a company of  Revell panzer grenadiers. I spent a rather grim session early this morning shaving off the flash and mould lines before undercoating them.

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