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"New B-97 Tortoise Heavy Tank" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2019 10:34 p.m. PST

From Forged in Battle in 15mm

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forgedinbattle.com/index.php

Amicalement
Armand

Wherethestreetshavnoname06 Mar 2019 12:34 a.m. PST

Very useful for fantasy WWII gaming.

Only half a dozen prototypes built, never saw service.

goragrad06 Mar 2019 7:11 a.m. PST

"B-97"???

Oh, a Forged in Battle code. Had me wondering.

You would have thought that if they use the "M" designations for American armor that they might give the "A" designations for the British.

The Tortoise is the "A39."

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2019 11:32 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend.

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Armand

Lion in the Stars06 Mar 2019 11:56 p.m. PST

The only potential downside is the cast-on base. Some people don't like them.

I have a lot of FiB 'what-if' vehicles (6x E50s and ~24x Pz38 Katzchen APCs) for my Weird War Germans. They're pretty solid, though I'm adding bits from Heer46, Battlefront, and Eureka to them.

A guy in my gaming group may pick up a few of those Tortoises for his late-war Brits.

Mobius Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2019 9:34 a.m. PST

Only one per pack. How do I fill out my Troop?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2019 12:06 p.m. PST

More packs…? (smile)


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