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Australian Flamethrower, Light Mortar and Sniper Teams (Pacific)

Manufacturer: Warlord Games

403015015

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  1. 28mm Scale
  2. Miniatures supplied unpainted and may require assembly. Glue and paint not included
  3. Metal Components

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Tags: 28mm, Australian, Bolt Action, Team Weapon, Warlord Games

Australian snipers were not given much in the way of special equipment - or even scopes in some circumstances. Despite this, there were many successful sharpshooters amongst the infantry companies, many of them professional hunters in civilian life.

In early campaigns, platoons back from the desert retained their 2-inch mortar, but it was discovered they were less effective in this new environment as the thick jungle canopy meant the rounds often burst in the air.

The re-equipped Jungle Divisions were issued with limited numbers of US-made man-packed flamethrowers from 1944 onwards. These proved devastatingly effective at clearing out Japanese bunkers.