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Any use for SMG in BG Tobruk

on Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:57 pm

Just sorted my old FoW Britisch Mid War stuff and found a lot of soldiers with SMGs. What to do? Did they arrive to late for 1940/41 and were not used or did you drop them from the lists?

Perhaps put some of them in the platoon command?


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Re: Any use for SMG in BG Tobruk

on Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:44 am
In 1941 the British had normally only one SMG in a platoon. But some units acquired additional SMG's, but not many. You could add a few to your squad leader, I also add them to a HMG crew or a Boys AT-Rifle, but most timesonly because i lack more suitable miniatures.

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Re: Any use for SMG in BG Tobruk

on Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:28 pm
You can include some Tommy-gun armed guys, to act as squad NCO´s. They look superb with those gangster looking drum magazines. I will do, if just for the looks.
Then, when playing, just arrange beforehand with you opponent if you are intending to use them as proper SMG´s or not. In that case, you just adjust ROF accordingly.
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Re: Any use for SMG in BG Tobruk

on Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:20 pm
I have always used SMG armed figures,they look good and I use them as such.
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