French Foreign Legion:
The French Foreign Legion are the
mainstay of our French Forces in the Red Shadow games. This entire range
is from Old Glory and each pack contains several poses. The officers here,
contain three mounted poses, including one officer viewing through binoculars
wounded pack come in very useful for marking incapacitated troops, the
wounded who must be carried to safety.
These advancing figures and the marching
figures show the great variety in figures of similar poses. Look at the
slightly different hand and head positions.
is a great advantage of the Old Glory range. These figures can also be
used for Bat D'Afrique units who were uniformed the same.
The machine gun pack comes with too
many MG groups for a balanced game. One was given to a converted marching
group. See the Coloniale page and also the Figure Conversion page for more
set of left-over MG shooters were place around this Foundry 75 mm field
piece from their WW 1 range. Reviresco also make a very nice model of this
Guns can be broken down for mounting
on pack animals. See the pack animal link.
Skirmishing Legion pack are in shirtsleeves, so can portray Legion, or
as we do here, some sappers (with dynamite) or here as Gendarmes.
Zouave Figures are from Foundry's Franco Prussian War range and are painted
here as Tirraileurs Algeriens. They are available in Fez or Turban, with
or without packs and in various poses. They can also be used as Zouaves
who were used all over North Africa.
Last, but not least, The Red Shadow and Arab Goums, used as irregular
scouts for the French. These are from the Old Glory Sons of the Desert
range and in many different poses.
are currently no 28 mm figures for Spahis who were a little more uniform
looking. We currently also use these figures for Spahis.
majority of the images displayed in the "cast" section were taken on a
Coolpix 900 Digital Camera.
of the then were scanned on a flatbed scanner by laying the figure directly
on the glass.
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