Saturday, 2 January 2016

From BenitoM - 28mm WWII Fallschirmjager Rifles and NCOs (40 Points)

After completing the LMG teams of my FJ platoon, turn this week for the rifle sections. I completed six models over the last week (which is not bad considering my low speed) and a couple of NCOs.


As with the LMGs models, I have combined a mix of camouflage smocks and Luftwaffe blue jackets. Trousers wore by these units were increasingly the regular army model in field grey as the war moves towards its end, although some blue colour were still in use. All models are 28mm metal Warlords.

I painted a couple of NCOs (section leaders or "junior leaders" in Chain of Command jargon). To distinguish  from the rank and file, I chose models armed with the MP 40 SMG and were based on square bases instead of the standard rounds that I use in my units.




This should add 40 points to my scoring this week.

Lovely work Benito! You have been cracking on, haven't you? Excellent stuff. Similar to your other figures, I like the muted camouflage and the mix of uniform elements. It keeps the squads varied and visually interesting. 
40 more point to add to your total - well done.

16 comments:

  1. I admire anyone who willingly paints camo. Well done Benito!

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  2. Very nice "Water and Tan" Camo. Very well carried out indeed.

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  3. Smashing stuff, I do like the mix of smock types and colours.

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  4. I like the uniform mix and how you did your camouflage.

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  5. More great looking German's, I really like the mix

    Ian

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  6. Excellent work Benito! Fallschirmjäger always are my favourites.

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  7. Very nice mix of the different colors--so important for a proper "ragged" late-war German aesthetic.

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  8. The camouflage and uniform mix is excellent, they look the part of hard bitten vets

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