søndag 23. august 2009

Panzer Lehr Panzergrenadierkompanie (GEAB04)

Panzer Lehr Panzergrenadierkompanie (GEAB04)
Core components of a Panzergrenadierkompanie
The Panzer Lehr Division was formed from the elite Lehr (Demonstration) units of the German Army. Issued the latest and best equipment, with every unit mounted in armoured vehicles, it showed off the ideal organisation for a Panzer Division.
When the Allies landed in France on D-Day, Panzer Lehr was one of the first units to respond, counterattacking towards the ancient Norman city of Bayeux. Faced with strong British attacks, the division was forced onto the defensive. It held the front line for three more weeks against continual heavy attacks, before being rushed to the American sector opposite Carentan.
There it formed the core of the defensive line holding back the American tide until it was overwhelmed in Operation Cobra. Despite heavy losses, Panzer Lehr fought on to the end of the campaign, before escaping to fight again on the borders of Germany.
Contents of box
This box set contains all the models shown in these organisational diagrams on the back of teh box (shown above).
Also included are German Decals, containing unit symbols, vehicle numbers and German crosses, as well as stowage to customise your miniatures, giving your army a unique look. For a guide to creating a Panzer Lehr force see Villers-Bocage pages 20 to 44.
Panzer Lehr Panzergrenadiers
AA and Rocket Launchers
Jagdpanzer IVs
Content may vary from those shown. 
Panzer Lehr Panzergrenadiers and objectives designed by Seth
Vehicles and artillery crew designed by Evan

Nebelwefers designed by Karl
Painted by Jeremy 
Panzer Lehr Panzerschreck teamRocket Launcher Battery

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