Saturday, February 25, 2012

Char B.1 bis Company

My latest addition to my French collection


Simple paint scheme copied from pictures off the web


No washes, ink or dry-brushing


Decals are a mixture of all I had plus a few donated by Paul


This unit represents the heavy company found in some French formations of this era, S35s make up the medium additions, R35s the lights


The next things I want to add to my French collection are more carriers and trucks so that I can upgrade the infantry component to dismounted Dragoons or mechanised infantry


Here is the command platoon. I still have three FT17s to build and paint and these, once completed, will give me a few more tank unit options, as much of this older equipment was used in the French 'B' units and 'Reserve' formations.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely Stuff AL

    Really like those decals
    Nice choice for those romantic Frenchies

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  2. They look sooo coool! Well done!

    Nick

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  3. Very nice camouflage and models. I read a couple years old article about wargaming the French in WW2, if you lose, it's expected, if you win it's because of your military genius. Win win!

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  4. Wonderful camouflage, I'm a bit jealous!
    P.S., do I see a France 1940 game on the horizon?

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    1. Thanks Austin, 1940 is absolutely my favourite period but at present I'm working out the details for converting Operation Claymore to CD3. BTW, link added to your site mate

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  5. Well done ole bean, they look deadly!

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  6. Al, they are the best painted French AFVs I have seen. Well done.

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    1. Wow, thanks mate, high praise indeed

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