Type 41 75mm Infantry Gun (JP565)
|Type 41 75mm Infantry Gun (JP565)|
includes two Type 41 75mm Infantry guns with crew, one Command Sword team, one optional Observer Rifle team, one Small three-hole base, one Small two-hole base & two Medium bases.
The Type 41 75mm gun was essentially the same weapons its predecessor; the Type 38. However, the Type 41 was slightly lighter (by 30kg) to make it easier to transport.
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Rising Sun brings you into the Soviet Union’s wars with the Japanese and Finns on its borders in 1939. Take command of the Red Army’s tank forces, infantry or cavalry forces as you throw the Japanese back into Manchuria or fight the stubborn Finns to expand the Soviet border.
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|The Type 41 did however feature an interrupted thread breechblock which provided an immediate way of differentiating between the two weapons upon inspection.|
Due to its lighter weight, the Type 41 could be man-handled on the battlefield by its crew or broken down into several parts and transported by horses. Capable of firing a high explosive (HE) round up to rangers close to 8000 yards; the Type 41 was not a common on the battlefield as its counterpart the Type 38.
Figures designed by Gary Morley
Gun designed by Tim Adcock
Painted by James Brown
|The Observer Rifle Team|
|Observer teams need a good view of the battlefield in order to do their job correctly. Be sure to deploy them in a position where they have an excellent view of the battlefield such as on a hilltop or on the top floor of a multi-level building.|
|The Type 41 75mm Guns|
|The Type 41 75mm Gun in Flames Of War|
Manning a gun in the thick of battle is a hazardous job. To offset the increased vulnerability of gun crews to enemy fire, many guns have a bulletproof gun shield.
Gun Shields provide your Gun teams with Bulletproof Cover from shots fired from in front of a line drawn across the front of the team’s base. Shots fired from behind this line hit the unprotected crew behind the shield.
Gun Shields do not provide cover to teams moving At the Double, nor from artillery bombardments.
The Type 41 75mm Infantry Guns of Hohei Regimental Gun Platoon use the Fire Bursts special rule on page 13 of Rising Sun.
|The Gun Crews|
|The Type 41 75mm regimental gun is easy to man-handle, making it an ideal infantry support weapon. It was originally designed as a mountain gun, so could be broken down into several loads. It has found new life supporting the infantry regiments with short intense barrages of high-explosive rounds bring death and destruction to the enemy.|
|The Type 41 75mm Guns Prepare To Fire|
|Contents & Assembly Guide Coming Soon...|
|Japanese Infantry Painting Guide|
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