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Afrika Korps Support Group

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Model:  402212005
Bar Code:  5060572502307
Brand:  Warlord Games

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Afrika Korps HQ

German officers were capable and often experienced leaders. Junior officers were trained to undertake the role of their immediate superiors, enabling them to use their initiative to take control of situations when necessary. The Afrika Korps (DAK) proved this through consistent victories as well as elusiveness in retreat.

Afrika Korps Medium Machine Gun

The Germans were equipped with two excellent machine guns in the MG34 and rapid-firing MG42 - known to Allied troops as 'Hitler's Buzz Saw' because of its distinctive noise, or 'Spandau'. Unlike other armies, the Germans used the same machine gun both as a squad weapon from its bipod and as a tripod-mounted support weapon. The tripod mounted provided a much more stable firing platform and made it easier to keep up a sustained fire using a belt feed.

Afrika Korps Medium Mortar

The standard German medium mortar of the war was the 80mm Granatwerfer 34. It was a very effective and accurate weapon that could provide longer range, on-call fire support. It had a maximum range of 2,400 metres and could maintain a rate of fire of 15-20 rounds per minute. It was carried by its crew in three pieces: a base plate, tube and bipod.

Contains 10 metal infantry:

  • 1 DAK HQ
  • 1 DAK MG Team
  • 1 DAK Medium Mortar Team

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included.

Released on the 9th of February. 

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