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Cassino Design Notes
Cassino is one of the most iconic battles of the Second World War. It was here that the battle hinged on the infantryman. While so many other battles relied on mobility and speed, Cassino was about putting one foot in front of the other and living to tell the tale.

From The War Files… A Brief History of the Cassino Campaign
From the Sangro River on the eastern (Adriatic) coast, through the Appenine Mountains to the Garrigliano River on the western (Tyrrhenian Sea) coast, the Gustav Line was a combination of concrete bunkers set into rugged terrain. There was no way to outflank the Gustav Line, and the most direct route of attack was up Route Six to Rome, via the town of Cassino.
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Battlefront have updated the Flames of War website with several new articles and a product spotlight.

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Preview of Cassino
In Cassino you can spearhead the Allied assault or take up positions in along the tough German defensive lines. Take command as the Goums, Nisei, US cavalry, Indians or New Zealanders and push the Germans out of the way and march on Rome. Or lead the tough German paratroopers, grenadiers and Panzergrenadiers to repel everything the Allies throw at you.

New Zealand Mid-war Doubles Grand Tournament Results
The weekend of the 21-22 May 2011 saw Battlefront host the Mid-war edition of the New Zealand Grand Tournament. Unlike other New Zealand Grand Tournaments that Battlefront have hosted in the past, this event featured a Doubles format; with two players joining forces, each fielding a 1000 point army. This meant that 4000 points worth of Flames Of War models were in action during each game.
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The Axis Romanian Army in 1944
The Romanians Axis ’44 Intelligence Briefing is a comprehensive PDF covering the Romanian forces during the fighting in 1944 as they tried to cling on to the Crimea and then as they defended their country from the advancing Red Army. The briefing covers the period from January to August 1944, until they ended their alliance with the Germans and were pressured to fight alongside the Soviets.

This week we release the Companie Tancuri (Light Tank Company) and the Companie Tancuri Medii (Medium Tank Company) PDF.

Stalin’s Europe Doubles Battle
Wayne and Victor pit their Hungarian armies up against Mike’s Romanians and Sean’s Soviets in this Stalin’s Europe themed Doubles battle report.
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The Flames of War website has been updated with several new articles and product spotlights.

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R is for Romanians…
This weeks exciting update features twelve different articles, spotlights and links for you to enjoy! Including the next instalment of the Axis Romanian PDFs.

The Axis Romanian Army in 1944
The Romanians Axis ’44 Intelligence Briefing is a comprehensive PDF covering the Romanian forces during the fighting in 1944 as they tried to cling on to the Crimea and then as they defended their country from the advancing Red Army. The briefing covers the period from January to August 1944, until they ended their alliance with the Germans and were pressured to fight alongside the Soviets.

This week we release the Batalion de Cavalerie (Cavalry Battalion) and the Companie Vanatori Motorizata (Motorised Infantry Company) PDFs.
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New Flames of War articles and spotlights

The Flames of War website has been updated with new articles and product spotlights

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The Axis Romanian Army in 1944
The Romanians Axis ’44 Intelligence Briefing is a comprehensive PDF covering the Romanian forces during the fighting in 1944 as they tried to cling on to the Crimea and then as they defended their country from the advancing Red Army. The briefing covers the period from January to August 1944, until they ended their alliance with the Germans and were pressured to fight alongside the Soviets.

Axis Romania: The Romanian Army in 1944
At the start of 1944 the Romanians had already seen much combat against the Red Army. They had fought all the way to the gates of Stalingrad only to be pushed back to the Crimea. They fought the Red Army in the Caucasus, in the Crimea and now the red menace was beating at their door!
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New Flames of War articles

Battlefront have updated the Flames of War website with new articles.

Taurus Pursuant: The 11th Armoured Division During Operation Market Garden
The 11th Armoured Division was widely recognized as one of the best British armoured divisions in the Second World War. Commanded by the desert legend Pip Roberts, 11th Armoured was a flashing rapier that cut into the heart of German defences in many battles including Goodwood, Epsom, Market Garden, the Battle of the Bulge, and more.

Flames Of War Vietnam: A Battle Report
Sean and Victor get drafted to serve a tour in Vietnam as Victor’s ACAV Troop takes on Sean’s PAVN Battalion in Free-For-All.

Russian Armoured Train: The Polish Armoured Train in Soviet Service
I fell in love with the Polish Armoured Train as soon as I saw the great job Evan had done on it. While I don’t play Poles (currently), I decided to do some research and see if any Polish trains were captured by either the Germans or the Russians (since these are the two armies I collect and play).

New Flames of War articles

The Flames of War website has been updated with new articles and product spotlights.

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Featured Event: Showcase Showdown!
Battlefront Miniatures USA presents an Early War Partners Tournament in conjunction with Mike and team at Showcase Comics. What makes this event so special is that you partner up with a friend (or maybe your nemesis), one of you taking a German list and the other taking an Allied list. Unlike a doubles tournament you won’t be playing together on the same table, however your combined results will dictate which team will be victorious at the end of the weekend!

Adepticon 2011 Report
Adepticon has come and gone with over 1500 attendees participating in everything from tournaments to hobby clinics. Battlefront Miniatures was on hand to run the first of three National Tournaments this year and Game Korps was also present to run some great 900 point tournaments and themed games.
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Total Wargamer offering free worldwide shipping on Flames of War

Total Wargamer is offering free worldwide shipping on Flames of War orders.

From their announcement:

Total Wargamer are offering free worldwide shipping on all Flames of War, including the new range of Flames of War Vietnam War miniatures.

What’s more they are still discounting at 10% off RRP.

New articles for Flames of War

The Flames of War website has been updated with several new articles and product spotlights

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Flames Of War Desktop Wallpapers
A few weeks ago whilst looking at the artwork for Tropic Lighting one of the guys said “It would be cool if I could have that M48A3 tank on my desktop.” We all thought that was a great idea so we created a few desktop wallpapers for people to enjoy, including our iconic T-34/85 vs. Panzer IV H box cover artwork.

Joel’s Stalingrad Themed Tournament Plan
Recently whilst talking Joel Williams over a quiet beverage he mentioned a Stalingrad tournament plan he was working on. We loved the time and effort he was putting into the plan, we asked him to share his thoughts with the rest of the world. We look forward to an update some time in the future with information on how the event went and a pile of photos because we think this is going to look awesome!
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Flames of War Vietnam figures at Wargames + Miniatures

Wargames + Miniatures are now stocking the 15mm Flames of War Vietnam range.

From their announcement:

The first wave of Flames of War Vietnam products now available from Wargames + Miniatures along with the second wave of releases available to pre-order for the 16th April 2011 release date.

A 10% discount has been set to coincide with the new releases.

More to follow, keep checking!

New Flames of War articles

Battlefront have updated the Flames of War website with several new articles and product spotlights.

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Featured Event: Showcase Showdown!
Battlefront Miniatures USA presents an Early War Partners Tournament in conjunction with Mike and team at Showcase Comics. What makes this event so special is that you partner up with a friend (or maybe your nemesis), one of you taking a German list and the other taking an Allied list. Unlike a doubles tournament you won’t be playing together on the same table, however your combined results will dictate which team will be victorious at the end of the weekend!

Salute 2011
The Battlefront group of companies will be out in force again at this year’s Salute, and, as in previous years, our focus will be on showcasing a range of participation games which will be both visually great to look at and fun and exciting to play in. Whether you are a Flames Of War veteran, would like introducing to the game, or just want to call over for a look at some great games and a chat with the Battlefront staff, we will make sure you are made welcome and have great fun at the Battlefront Salute 2011 stand.
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New articles for Flames of War

The Flames of War website has been updated with several new articles and product spotlights.

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Pimp Your Bunker IV: Adding the Finishing Touches
I booked plenty of time this week to get the bunker to its final state! I’ve added a few things to finish out the piece.

Corrivalry 2011
The field for Corrivalry 2011 turned out to be the largest ever for a Flames Of War tournament in the United Kingdom to date. 74 players including Matt Sulley and Anders Johansson from the Battlefront UK office fought their way through the horde of players but still had enough time between games to take some photos to record this historical event.

Painting The Brave: Polish Armoured Train Camouflage
As promised in Wargames Illustrated 281, Victor has kindly shared the process and research he conducted in order to paint the Polish Armoured Train.
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