BBA097 Command Set

King & Country

This 2-man set includes the Squad’s radio man carrying the ‘SCR-538’ backpack radio with a telephone handset. Because of the extra weight of the radio and its batteries most radio operators carried the lighter M1 Carbine as a personal weapon. Most ‘Squad Leaders’ were corporals however some sergeants would also take up this role. Chances are, our Squad Leader is a ‘Sergeant’ as he’s carrying the Thompson submachine gun which was a rare weapon for junior NCOs to carry.

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