Even though they are toy soldiers, your troops react to heavy fire like real soldiers. Sometimes they get pinned down or bail out of their tanks. They can dig foxholes for protection or go to ground, hiding from the enemy. Tokens help you keep track of the state of your troops.
The Avanti Token Set contains 20 gaming token in the following breakdown: 2x Ranged In token; 4x Foxholes tokens; 8x Pinned Down tokens; 1x Leader token; 4x Gone To Ground tokens; 1x Anti-Aircraft token.