1943
BATTALION LEVEL GROUND COMBAT FOR WWII



American Units and Formations

These unit lists should help new 1943 players orient themselves as to how the rules relate to historical organizations. They are meant only as guidelines, and players should feel free to modify them if they wish.There were an enormous variety of formations which existed throughout the war, and so again, this can serve as a primer upon which players re-create their own historical units.


Marine Scout Sniper Detachment 1943
Units:1 | Bases:1 | Training:Not subject to Command rules: unit always obeys all orders| Infantry AT Assault/Fire:1 / -2 | Special:Flamethrower
Cavalry Recce Platoon
Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Vehicle units:1 - armored car, 2 - jeep w/Hmg

Army Battalion (Green)
Units:4 or 5 | Bases:6 | Morale:Shaky | Training:Poor | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / -1 | Machine Guns:4 medium, 1 Heavy | Mortars:2 Medium | Towed Weapons:1 - 57mm AT gun (size 4) | Vehicles:1 - Jeeps
Army Battalion (Seasoned)
Units:4 or 5 | Bases:6 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:2 / 4 | Machine Guns:4 medium, 1 Heavy | Mortars:3 Medium | Towed Weapons:1 - 57mm AT gun (size 4) | Vehicles:1 - Jeep
Motorized Army Battalion 1943-1945
Units:2 | Bases:6 | Morale:Steady | Training:Average | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:2 / 4 | Machine Guns:10 medium, 2 Heavy | Mortars:4 Medium | Towed Weapons:4 - 57mm AT gun (size 4) | Vehicles:2 - Jeeps, 1 - M7 Priest, 1 - M21 Mortar carrier, 23 - M3 halftracks
Army Paratroop Battalion 1944
Units:8 | Bases:3 | Morale:Reckless | Training:Great | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:2 / 4 | Machine Guns:10 medium, 2 Heavy
Marine Infantry Battalion 1942
Units:4 | Bases:6 | Morale:Brave | Training:Great | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:0 / 0 | Machine Guns:4 medium, 3 Heavy | Mortars:3 Medium
Marine Infantry Battalion 1943
Units:8 | Bases:3 | Morale:Brave | Training:Great | Infantry AT Assault/Fire:2 / 4 | Machine Guns:4 medium, 3 Heavy | Mortars:3 Medium | Special:1 base of each unit may have eng. weapons

Army Infantry Regiment
Battalions:3 line battalions | Towed Weapons:6 - 57mm | Vehicles:6 - Jeeps
 
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