The “Nissen” or “Quonset” huts are iconic military buildings seen all around the world, and won’t look out-of-place in any wargame set in the last hundred years.
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…