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Flames of War: Tropic Lightning – Armoured and Airborne Combat in Vietnam 1965-1971
Flames of War: Tropic Lightning – Armoured and Airborne Combat in Vietnam 1965-1971
by Wargames Illustrated (2011)
Player Count
1 to 2

Player Ages

Playing Time
2 hours
  • Wargame
  • Expansion for Base-game
  • Miniatures
  • Vietnam War
  • Book
  • Mechanisms
  • Modular Board
  • Variable Player Powers
  • Simulation
  • Dice Rolling
  • Point to Point Movement
  • Family
  • Flames of War
  • Magazine: Wargames Illustrated
  • Rating: 7.62/10 from 13 users


    Tropic Lightning is a 40-page book covering Tropic Lightning: Armoured and Airborne Combat in Vietnam 1965-1971. Adding tanks, armoured cavalry and mechanised infantry for the Americans and some more heavy weapons and RPG-7 rocket launchers for the Vietnamese and two new missions.

    Inside You Will Find:
    • Rules for using Flames Of War to refight the battles between American airmobile and armoured forces and the People’s Army of Vietnam (or the North Vietnamese Army as the Americans called it).
    • Field a Tank Company equipped with powerful M48 Patton tanks firing ‘beehive’ ammunition.
    • Mount up and move out with an Armored Cavalry Troop packed with M113 ACAV assault vehicles and M48 and M551 Sheridan tanks.
    • Lead a Rifle Company (Mech) in M113 armoured personnel carriers on a Search and Destroy mission.
    • Strike from the skies with a Rifle Company (Airmobile) mounted in UH-1D ‘Slick’ helicopters.
    • Ambush the Americans at the head of a Ti?u ?oàn B? Binh Infantry Battalion.
    • Inspirational colour photographs.

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