Building a German Rifle Platoon

I’ve posted a picture of the back-cover of the Classic German Infantry Box from Valiant Minatures, along with a key to help people organise their troops into platoon-strength force along the same lines as I did. This guide will tell you how to create a basic German Rifle Platoon using the 1943 organisation.

Box Contents:
A – Officer.
B – Corporal.
C – SMG trooper.
D – Rifleman.
E – Rifleman.
F – LMG Carrier.
G – Radio Operator. Can also be used as a Medic with a simple head swap.
H – NCO/Sergeant.
I – Kneeling Trooper.
J – Ammo Bearer.
K – The Convertable troopers. These can be used to create standard Riflemen or upgraded to carry special weapons.
L – Mortar.

Command Section Requires:
A x 1 – Officer
D/E/K x 2  -Runners (Riflemen)
D/E/K x 2 – Drivers (Riflemen)
2 x LMG Teams (See Below)

Rifle Section Requires (Platoon has 3 Rifle Sections):
H x 1 – Sergeant
D/E/K x 5 – Riflemen
1 x Machine Gun Support Section (See Below)

LMG Team Requires:
F+J x 1 – LMG Carrier and Ammo Bearer mounted on a single base.

Machine Gun Support Section Requires:
B x 1 – Corporal
1 x LMG Team

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