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6mm Spearhead WW2 British for Andi

Andi is an old, old friend, back from the days of DBM, so 1990s!

He asked me to paint his airborne division for him, thankfully one brigade had already been done, but there are still plenty to do, and an armoured division, and an infantry division too.

Armoured Division begun!
The air recognition transfers arrived, also each squadron have their symbols on turret sides too (honest, you might not be able to see them, but they are there!).

1st Armoured Regiment, a mixture of Cromwells and Challengers, with Crusader AA and M3 Stuarts in the HQ

Not a bad selection

Top view

2nd Regiment ready to go.

They've come out well

And armoured recon for the paras M5 Stuarts and Shermans (They should really be a mix of Cromwells and the mad Tetrach tanks, yes, an air portable British tank! Hopefully, those are on order), but after D-Day they quicky swapped for Stuarts.




After a short break (I ran out of ther correct sized bases), a few more regiments are on the way (when my recognition star transfers appear), so in the meantime, here is a regiment of pack howitzers to support the Paratroopers.

The pack howitzers really are small!

Teeny-tiny guns to support teeny-tiny paratroopers!  Not sure how effective they are in Spearhead, but they are cool!

They do make a nice diorama though.

View from above showing ID labels.





Anyone would think he was heading to Arnheim!



1st Battalion, 2nd Brigade now done.

Nine infantry stands, two mortars, a recce stand, HMG, Pioneers and HQ stands

Quite pleased the way this came out.

Top view of the battalion.

Front view, 6mm is tiny!

So, the heavy lifting had better get underway!

Horsa gliders, all freehand painted.



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