There are some things you’ve just got to have in your terrain collection, and up until now I’ve not actually had a church in 28mm.
So, the French and Indian war in North America? I’ve got the French, I’ve got some Indians, but for the “war” part you really need some settlers to defend or raid!
Nothing says “Halt!” to a panzer like a big lump of Russian steel hurling 76mm AP rounds. So I’ve upgraded my stalwart defenders of the motherland with some heavy metal: a Zis-3 gun.
You can’t have a WW2 Soviet force without one of their dinky 45mm AT guns, so I got the Warlord one and took a crack at it:
How many figures do you have to paint to field a platoon in Chain of Command? 30? 40? 50? Er, how about thirteen? Yes, this is my new Soviet force, and the core platoon has a grand total of thirteen miniatures. How? Read on…