2 companies of French Colonial Infantry cross a dusty field, supported by some medium machine guns and a mortar, somewhere in Tonkin (French Indochina), c. 1953.
These are my recently reconditioned 20mm Platoon20 French Indo-China War infantry. The paint jobs are a bit basic but they look good from about 30cm away, so who cares! They are organised in 2 companies of 2 platoons each (apparently the French adopted this organisation because of a lack of men and junior officers).I've gone with a representative scale of 1:4.
Next I need to paint a second company of Viet Minh so that they have someone to fight, and a hex-based rule system. I am hoping that I'll be able to get a relatively simple system working; somehting more complex than Memoir '44, but simpler than Tide of Iron, and with local flavour.