|“||For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute!"
But it's "Saviour of 'is country!" when the guns begin to shoot!
- Rudyard Kipling; 'Tommy'
The British Regular Armed Infantry (in-game: Regulars) are the standard infantry units for the United Kingdom. The iconic God-fearing Tommy Atkins soldiers in wool, khaki-colored uniforms and distinctive Brodie helmets. Inexpensive, quick-deploying, and potent, the Regulars are not without their drawbacks. Armed with only No. 74 'sticky-bomb' grenades and P.I.A.T. (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank) launchers, their anti-tank measures, while moderately effective, leave a lot to be desired.
Pros & Cons
+/-They fight vehicles with PIAT, which is better than charges as a PIAT always hits its target but worse than Bazookas of any kind.
-With PIAT as the AT weapon, these light infantry are the weakest 2nd only to the russians in the game on paper and have no real advantages over other main line infantry.
- Wikipedia: British Army
- Wikipedia: Sticky bomb
- Wikipedia: PIAT