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Posted by: Team
00.00.0000 00:00 GMT

The weekly awaited update is here yet again, welcome to The Road To 0.6 press release. First thing on the agenda is that we have released another Internal Beta of FH 0.6. We have already fixed a few minor bugs and tweaked a few more things. We have been play testing maps and balance + historical accuracy. 0.6 is shaping up for a public release, altho we do not have a release date yet we will be working on FH daily to get it ready as soon as possible.

Todays news we have a few new things to showcase, first off we have the highly requested remodel of the German Panther Ausf. D, Followed by the new German Panther G. Next we are showcasing the German Batterie Todt. Followed by a new American Waco CG-4A Hadrian Glider. Last but not least the showcase of a new map. Gold Beach (Normandy), also you won't be getting much milk from those bovine (see picture 2). Check out the images and info below.

German Panther Ausf. D
  Image:  
German Panther Ausf. D
  CREDITS:  

    Skin: N/A
    Model: Omni
  DISCUSSION:  

  TYPE:  

    Vehicle
  CLASS:  

    Heavy Tank
  COUNTRY:  

    Germany
  INFO:  

Jan 1943 Through Sept 1943, 850 Panther D (Sd. Kfz. 171) tanks were created. Weighing in at 44800(kg), this beast held 79 75mm KwK 42 L/70 tank shells and two 7.92mm MG34 (coaxial, bow) machine guns. But don't let it's weight fool you, it could travel at 46-55 km/h making it a deadly weapon.

German Panther G
  Images:  
German Panther G
  CREDITS:  

    Skin: N/A
    Model: Master Minder
  DISCUSSION:  

  TYPE:  

    Vehicle
  CLASS:  

    Heavy Tank
  COUNTRY:  

    Germany
  INFO:  

Last version of the Panther to reach the frontline. It was also the most numerous, with more than the half of the built units. The Panther G will take part in every battle of the third Reich, from the Normandy up to Berlin.

German Batterie Todt.
  Images:  
German Batterie Todt.
  CREDITS:  

    Skin: Jackalx2k & Lobo
    Model: Jackalx2k & Lobo
  DISCUSSION:  

  TYPE:  

    Building
  CLASS:  

    Defgun/Bunker
  COUNTRY:  

    Germany
  INFO:  

More than half a century ago, this ugly concrete gun turret housed 21 German soldiers. It was part of Hitler's formidable line of defences round the north French coast - the "Atlantic Wall". This gun was capable of bombarding English soil from across the english channel.

American Waco CG-4A Hadrian Glider
  Images:  
American Waco CG-4A Hadrian Glider
  CREDITS:  

    Skin: Lobo
    Model: Lobo
  DISCUSSION:  

  TYPE:  

    Vehicle
  CLASS:  

    Glider
  COUNTRY:  

    America
  INFO:  

The CG-4A featured a steel tube and wood construction covered with canvas. The nose of the glider was designed to fold out and up in order to allow the loading of men and materials. The glider could carry either a jeep, a 75mm howitzer, a specially-designed bulldozer, or 13 men with their supplies and equipment. The gliders, which were normally towed by C-46 and C-47 aircraft, were crewed by a pilot and a co-pilot.

Gold Beach (MAP)
  Images:  
Gold Beach (shot #1)

Gold Beach (shot #2)
  CREDITS:  

    Map by: Beregil
  DISCUSSION:  

  TYPE:  

    Battle
  CLASS:  

    Beach Invasion
  COUNTRY:  

    Normandy
  INFO:  

The main British objective at Gold beach was to reach the town of Bayeux, 10km (six miles) south west of the landing area. The force that landed at Gold was also to link up with the Juno beach force to the east; meanwhile 47th Commando would land at Port-en-Bessin, about 8km (five miles) west, capture the town and link up with US forces from Omaha.


That concludes todays press release, be sure to check back next friday for another update!

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