New German Releases Available For Flames of War

The Germans are heading to the front with a trio of new releases for Flames of War. Scout Vehicles abound, as does a new tank hunter platoon.

From the website:

Marder (7.62cm) Tank-hunter Platoon

For the German army advancing deep into Russia, the lack of an effective and efficient means of penetrating the thick armour of the Soviet T-34 and KV-1 tanks proved to be a considerable obstacle. Fortunately for German forces, early victories on the Eastern front provided a welcome solution to their problem in the form of large numbers of captured Soviet field guns, abandoned by retreating defenders.

Sd Kfz 221 & 222 Light Scout Troop

An army can’t attack or defend against what it can’t see, and with the Red Army’s determined defence in the face of every German counterattack proving a tough nut to crack, the Sd Kfz 221 and 222 armoured cars were required to gather valuable intelligence on enemy positions and screen advancing forces.

Sd Kfz 231 Heavy Scout Troop

The eight-wheeled Sd Kfz 231 had excellent mobility and off-road capability, lending it to reconnaissance missions in across treacherous terrain—terrain its smaller, four-wheeled cousins were unable to traverse. With heavier armour than the Sd Kfz 221 & 222, the 231 was not only employed to gather intelligence in arduous conditions, but also to break up enemy ambushes and engage light enemy vehicles and infantry groups ahead of the main combat elements.

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