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WW2 French in North Africa (2)


Just a quick update to show I'm making some progress with this project! Finished the first batch of vehicles, the ones I already had from Mad Bob Miniatures kickstarter, but now available on his website.



These are the Citroen-Kegresse P19 portee, and the Citroen-Kegresse P104, a small run experimental design, but just the sort of thing that might turn up still being used out there in the far reaches of the French domains.

Also completed are the Citroen-Kegresse P19 VLTT staff car, also from Mad Bob, and the Warlord Citroen truck, painted in suitably desert colours. Warlord have it listed as a 'civilian truck', but the military used a lot of these, properly designated T-45s (I know, I'm going all nerdy now!)


The truck will carry the fourth FFL section, which I have yet to paint, and the staff car will be for the overall HQ unit.



So, next up, and currently on the painting desk are the LMG and NCOs to go with the first three FFL sections, along with their officer and his aide (an Artizan Goumier who conveniently has an SMG), plus the overall HQ for this little force. Plus a Crusader French 25mm gun so I have a dismounted option as well as the portee. But more of these when I have them finished.


My order of more vehicles from Mad Bob turned up too, quicker than I thought, but I can't show you those as I haven't put them together yet...



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