Battle reports

CoC Nijmegen,  crossing the Waal

The third battle in our Chain of Command Nijmegen campaign saw Aksu and Eero as the paratroopers of the 504th cross the Waal river. The actual crossing and the losses we suffered depended on pure luck. Both platoons lost a third of their strength to German fire.  The tabletop game depicted the last 150 yards the paras had to cross …

A Company of Finns – Model of the Day

Four platoons on 20mm Finns converted from Revell, Airfix and Matchbox Germans and Russians. In the front there is the company commander flanked by ammo supply and dressing station. Notice how the platoons can be distinguished from the terrain features or from the color band on the back which also contains numerical designation for each unit.

Battlefront WWII Campaign 2

The training sessions of 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment of 82nd Airborne in North Carolina continue in 1942 as Company Aksu was given an order to keep control of the bridge with Company Eero acting as reserve initially located in the nearby village. Their opponent, company Janne, was ordered to engage the enemy and take control of the bridge. The attack …