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The start of a later war British force, ideal for Italy, Normandy and beyond. The Armoured Squadrons are all Plastic Soldier Company models, with the Sherman VCs (Fireflys) serving in both the Sherman-based and Cromwell-based versions. Support for the squadron would come from any of the other British Battle for Liberation lists.

The great thing about the increasing ranges of plastic 15mm vehicles is that the cost of fielding larger numbers of tanks has come right down. Take the somewhat understrength Sherman armoured squadron of ten tanks: I paid £14.99 a box for five tanks each i.e. a total of under £30. Four resin and/or metal tanks are currently £28-£31: ten tanks would therefore cost about £75 or well over double!

 
 

Armoured Squadron (Shermans)

(understrength) company hq (1/4 x Shermans)

elements of B Eschelon: scammell heavy recovery and tractors

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(understrength) TRoop one (2/3 x shermans, 1 x  sherman VC "firefly")

(UNDERSTRENGTH) TROOP TWO (2/3 x SHERMANS, 1 x  SHERMAN VC "FIREFLY")

(UNDERSTRENGTH) TROOP Three (2/3 x SHERMANS, 1 x SHERMAN VC "FIREFLY")

TROOP four (3 SHERMANS, 1 SHERMAN VC "FIREFLY")

TROOP four (3 SHERMANS, 1 SHERMAN VC "FIREFLY")

Armoured Recce Squadron or Armoured Squadron (Cromwells)

(UNDERSTRENGTH) COMPANY HQ (2/3 x cromwellS)

company hq support element: 1 x cromwell with 95mm gun

elements of B ESCHELON: SCAMMELL HEAVY RECOVERY AND TRACTORS

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Troop One (3 x Cromwell, 1 x Sherman VC)

TROOP two (3 X CROMWELL, 1 X SHERMAN VC)

TROOP Three (3 X CROMWELL, 1 X SHERMAN VC)

(understrenght) Troop four (3 x Cromwell, 1 x firefly missing)