Taking the plunge…

It’s fair to say that prior to starting WW2 air soft in 2010, I had grown pretty fed up with the game. I’d been playing fairly frequently since around 2004, I was a member of a well organised, even, a ‘good’ team and had enough DPM, tactical kit and M16 derivatives in...

US: Infantryman

Basis of impression Pictured is a US infantryman wearing the standard uniform throughout the war in the ETO. Although gradually phased out with the M43 this was warn from the first landings in North Africa, through to the fall of Berlin. Head M1 Helmet Basic – £20.00,...

So, you wanna do German?

Introduction This is a series of short articles designed to help people create an accurate impression of a German soldier, without wasting money on unnecessary or substandard items. It is not a complete guide to every piece of German kit issued, and neither is it...

German: Heer Infantry

Basis of impression Pictured here is an enlisted soldier of an infantry unit in the Heer (army), mid-late war. He is wearing an M40 wool feldgrau uniform with infantry collar tabs and shoulderboards. Our soldier is wearing the Heer chest eagle and the insignia of a...

Japanese: Basic impression

Basis of impression The intention is to show how easily and cheaply a basic Japanese uniform can be to put together, as I feel this is the biggest obstacle in the way of a PTO game. It details the use of substitute, rather than replica equipment. To see more detail or...