Flames of War Newsletter March 26, 2009

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This week we have five new releases. If you missed the spotlights last week here they are:

SBX06 T-34/85 Company 
GBX26 7.5cm PaK40 auf RSO Platoon 
SU092 IS-2 obr 1943 

SU736 Sapper Company 
GE735 Mortar Platoon (Grenadiers, Late) 

We also have another of our updated Intelligence Briefings go Official. Thanks to all the forum user who gave their feedback and suggestion on the British 50th Division Rifle Company.

We have new Intelligence Briefing as well, this features some more of Scott Elaurant’s work on the Eastern Front pockets of early 1944. This time he looks at the history of Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke and how to field it in Flames Of War.

Ken has some handy hint on being a commander in a Firestorm-Bagration campaign. He also takes a look at what force he’ll be taking to the New Zealand Mid War GT.

John-Paul shows off some photographs from his recent trip to the Museum at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Remember if you haven’t filled out our Poll yet get in soon so you don’t miss out on a chance to win the fabulous prizes on offer.

2009 Battlefront Poll…  

John-Paul has some news from the offices of Wargames Illustrated:

Wargames Illustrated News…  

The Firestorm Saga
John-Paul explains the Firestorm—Bagration saga and the adventure of getting there…   

The Firestorm Saga…

Battlefront and Gale Force Nine… 

Battlefront and Wargames Illustrated…

Open Fire! contains a mini-rulebook, a introductory guide to Flames Of War,three Sherman tanks and two StuG assault guns. It’s a great way to get started with Flames Of War. The greatest thing is that Flames Of War is now available in French, German, Italian and Spanish for the first time!

Open Fire!…  

Visiting the Aberdeen Proving Ground
During John-Paul’s last visit to the Battlefront USA office he joined Ben and Rob in a visit to the Museum at the Aberdeen proving grounds.    

Visiting the Aberdeen Proving Ground… 

50th Division
50th Tyne and Tees Division
We expand on the 50th ‘Tyne and Tees’ Division briefing in Villers-Bocage with their own Divisional and other Support. Thanks for all your feedback. All the final corrections are done and the Briefing moves to the Official section this week.    

50th Tyne and Tees Division…

A day in the Life of a Firestorm-Bagration Commander
Ken has some tips for a Firestorm-Bagration Commander. Using the checklist found in the Firestorm Campaign Handbook can be a real help to making your Battle Phase profitable.      

Firestorm Commander… 

Ken's DAK Road to the Mid War GT (2)
This week Ken takes a look at the army he will be taking to the New Zealand Mid War Grand Tournament.    

Road to the Mid War GT (2)…

Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke
Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke was formed in late 1943 from independent units and portions of larger formations in reserve that were  hurriedly flung together to act as a mobile reserve. They took part in the fighting for both the Korsun and Hube’s pockets in early 1944.    

Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke… 

Schwere Panzerregiment Bäke
March’s New Releases     

In Shops 14 March
AC006 HS 129 Aircraft Flight 
SBX11 76mm ZIS-3 Artillery Battalion 
SU160 ZSU Lend Lease M17 MGMC 
TD020 505. Schwere Panzerabtielung  

In Shops 28 March
SBX06 T-34/85 Company 
GBX26 7.5cm PaK40 auf RSO Platoon 
SU092 IS-2 obr 1943 

SU736 Sapper Company 
GE735 Mortar Platoon (Grenadiers, Late)




April’s New Releases     

In Shops 11 April
GBX29 FlaK Bunkers
SU402 Ford JPA (Amphibious) Jeep (x3)
SU104 M10 Lend Lease
SU543 85mm obr 1939 gun
SU747 Spetsnaz Platoon 

In Shops 27 April
SBX12 Heavy Assault Gun Company
GBX27 8.8cm PaK43 Platoon (Cruciform, 2 guns)
GE101 Hetzer tank-hunter
GE275 Maultier (resin, x2)
GE723 Panzergrenadier Platoon (late)




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