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TacticalPainter0112 Aug 2018 8:46 p.m. PST

My regular opponent Dave has been busy putting together early war forces for Chain of Command in France 1940 and this was our first time using them and playing anything from this early in the war. A very different feel from late war, not least because armour has a bit more freedom to roam without the constant threat of panzerfausts, PIATs or bazookas. Some interesting command challenges with the more cumbersome four squad platoons, particularly for the French but overall very enjoyable and we will certainly be playing more. A full AAR here Chain of Command AAR Action at Stonne

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Cooldude13 Aug 2018 6:52 a.m. PST

Great AAR and a wonderful looking game. Love early war stuff! Thanks for sharing.

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2018 7:01 a.m. PST

Very nice

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2018 7:14 a.m. PST

Excellent! Thanks.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2018 7:15 a.m. PST

Beautiful.

Axebreaker13 Aug 2018 8:03 a.m. PST

Wonderful AAR!

Christopher

BuckeyeBob13 Aug 2018 11:29 a.m. PST

Your AAR was a pleasure to read and view! thx

TacticalPainter0113 Aug 2018 7:29 p.m. PST

Thank you. I really enjoyed early war, plenty of unusual weapons and as I said, a less threatening environment for armour.

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2018 7:30 a.m. PST

TacticalPainter,

Another great looking game and riveting battle report! I have enjoyed all of the CoC games posted on your blog!

Do you know the manufacturer of the French and Germans?

Joe Legan18 Aug 2018 8:28 a.m. PST

Great looking game. I love the WW I statue.

Joe

TacticalPainter0118 Aug 2018 2:51 p.m. PST

Do you know the manufacturer of the French and Germans?

I checked with Dave as we used his miniatures for this game. The Germans are from the Kelly's Heroes range produced by Grubby Tanks. The only exception was the PaK36 gun and crew which came from SHQ. The French are all from Early War Miniatures. Vehicles were mainly from Milicast. I hope that's useful.

custosarmorum Supporting Member of TMP18 Aug 2018 3:54 p.m. PST

Thanks, TacticalPainter! That is very helpful. I have been eying up early war in anticipation of the new handbook and this combined with your battle report could push me over the edge!

Herce Salon de Guerre28 Aug 2018 12:57 p.m. PST

Great work, a very nice looking game!

cheers
Matt

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