First game of the New Year.
Location: Woolf College, University of Kent
Game: Flames of War – 1405 points
Fielded an 8th Army Heavy Armoured Squadron (Africa):
- Company HQ (3 Sherman III’s, 340 points)
- Heavy Armoured Platoon 1 (3 Sherman III’s, 340 points)
- Heavy Armoured Platoon 2 (3 Grant’s, 280 points)
- Anti-tank Platoon, Royal Artillery (2 6 pdr Portees, 95 points)
- Royal Horse Artillery Battery (4 25 pdr guns, 245 points)
- Limited Air Support (Hurricane IIC, 140 points)
Highlight – The RHA Battery landing a barrage of artilley on top of the command Panther and destroying it.
Unit of the match: A toss up between the RHA and the Hurricanes. The Hurricanes managed to keep my opponents HS129’s off the field of battle, unfortunately when they did show they failed to harm the Panther Tanks.