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Landing Barge

Finally, an inexpensive solution to the problem of late 19th Century/early 20th Century amphibious operations!

A simple-to-assemble cardstock barge is now available for use with either 28mm or 54mm wargames, the former via this link and the latter at the bottom of the page via this link.

Quarter View

Before the advent of LCIs, LSTs and all the other sophisticated means of landing men and heavy equipment on an enemy's beach, the only way to move men in large numbers was to gather all the barges normally used for freight traffic along coastlines or rivers. Then you loaded them up, towed them behind whatever else was available, and pulled them toward the shore or, if you were lucky, wharves or piers for disembarkation.

Side View

But for wargames, where would such waterline models be found, and if so, at what outrageous cost for as many as your scenario might need? Now, just use the same PDF as often as you wish!

So, look no further. For $10.00 USD in 28mm, and even less in 54mm, delivered for self-assembly via email, you can now build a veritable flotilla of these, with no need for painting, and detailed with photographic textures for maximum effect. Each design holds at least 20-28mm figures on ¾" bases, and the same number of 54mm figures on larger bases.

All Ashore Who's Going Ashore

Take a look, and make an investment in wargames that were never practical before!

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