Friday, 18 August 2017

The French Counter Attack!

"The English have all left in their little boats... so only the Foreign Legion can save France now!"


A counter attack is launched!  Secure the village crossroads!


But the Germans are heading there too!


Zut alors!  They get there first!


And draw first blood!  (Nooo, not my new H-39!!!)


Avenge the Hotchkiss!


A daring plan is hatched!


Close Assault the Panzers!


It works!

Vive La France!

Where are you Rommel?

6 comments:

  1. Excellent stuff! who made the tanks?

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    1. Hi Brian,

      Thank you! The tanks are from a great ebay seller from Germany. I am not sure of the actual makes of them. I got them already assembled, I just had to paint the crews and add the odd touch-up, and glue a few repairs. Wonderful models. I was so disappointed having the H-39 go in the first part of the battle. I love that tank! Thanks for popping by, Brian!

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  2. Good fun. I don't remember seeing the marching pose of German before.

    I used to have an H-35 made from a kit for my FFFL in Syria but I suck at kits and like many of my other tanks and guns kept dropping parts on the battlefield even before they met the enemy!

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    1. Hi Ross,

      Thanks, Ross, nice to have you visit! That marching pose is great, isn't it?! The maniac in me would love to add 50 more to the collection. I believe that pose is from the second set of 6 Deetails Germans. And yeah, I am not a fan of putting any plastic kit with more than 7 pieces together at all. But they certainly are pretty! Especially in 1/35. And my FFFL Vets will hopefully be bringing their R-35 and H-39 to the Levant sometime soon!

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  3. Wonderful pictures. Those tanks really are splendid.

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  4. Hi Maudlin Jack Tar,

    Welcome to Battling With Britains! Thanks for your comment! I look forward to trying out your rules sometime.

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