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Vertical345

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#1 12 years ago

I know for a fact almost all tanks in WW2 had the option to fire a cannon round that was a smoke grenade essentially. If in FH you do decide to add AT/HE rounds into tanks i think this smoke grenade shell should be an option, they were used extensively for both giving infantry cover and covering themselves by shooting it at tanks.




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#2 12 years ago

i think that the smoke grenades were in the turret sides pointing to the sky... but didnt know about any other smoke device

maybe the artyllery had smoke shells




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#3 12 years ago

arty had smoke shells, tank cannon had smoke shells and yes, tanks also had smoke launchers on the turrets of their tanks i believe




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#4 12 years ago

Most AFV's had smoke mortars mounted on the sides of their turret, which could also be loaded with anti-infantry mortar rounds to use against infantry that got to close. Mortars, Artillary, and tanks also had smoke shell capabilites, so it would be nice to see.




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#5 12 years ago

In the Movie "a bridge too far" you can see tanks firing colored smoke into german positions to mark em for an airstrike.

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#6 12 years ago

Hopefully with selectable ammos in tanks we can have 27 different ammo types!




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#7 12 years ago

Josey WalesIn the Movie "a bridge too far" you can see tanks firing colored smoke into german positions to mark em for an airstrike.

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Hehe I wouldn't take that one as historically correct (for that battle) and you can take my word on that. :p

But yeah smokeshells might be cool on some maps probably might confuse a lot of people though (in the beginning). We really would need seperate HE, AT and smoke shells though. Now it's just one single counter :( .




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#8 12 years ago

I've never thouroghly looked for information about this, but wasn't there some smoke rockets for the bazookas? And probably for a bad joke, lets include paint rounds for the tanks, I forget the exact movie name, Hogan's heroes, or Kelly's hearoes, one of the two. They snuck their sherman up right behind a tiger tank and painted the rear part of the tiger's turret.




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#9 12 years ago

It would be great to have tanks shelling enemy positions with smoke so it would give cover to "our" advancing units. I hope that devs will implement all ammo types plus launchers for special grenades on tanks.




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#10 12 years ago

Großadmiral DönitzHehe I wouldn't take that one as historically correct (for that battle) and you can take my word on that. :p

But yeah smokeshells might be cool on some maps probably might confuse a lot of people though (in the beginning). We really would need seperate HE, AT and smoke shells though. Now it's just one single counter :( .

Not all of 'A Bridge too Far' is set at Arnhem mate ;). I can't beleive that the British armour didn't use colored smoke to mark out fortified enemy positions on the road to Eindhoven/Arnhem etc.