We have news that our house is to be demolished and rebuilt post Christchurch earthquake (basically it's uneconomic to repair). So we have started the process of sorting, clearing out and disposal of 20 years of household accumulation. I am in the early stages of this in the wargames room, and I came across these figures: late war American infantry, and a few vehicles and guns. My son Nick had painted these when he was quite young (and made a pretty reasonable job of them, I have to say), and at that time we'd planned to play the Rapid Fire rules set (I'd been playing them for a decade or so, but then we discovered Spearhead). Having moved away from home to continue his study, he decided that he didn't want them, so they have sat quietly in a box for a number of years.
Moving machinations meant their re-discovery, and.. yep, there's enough infantry to do a Spearhead force.
And then there are these boxed kits that have sat there for equally as long - I think that I bought them for Nick for his American force too.
So, along with the plethora of wargamers' fast build M4s etc, this wouldn't be too difficult a project. And it gives me an excuse to build either a Thunderbolt, or a P38 Lightening.. LOVE the P38, comes just after that Tempest on my list of fav WW2 aircraft. Must check out its use in ground support, but I suspect that the Thunderbolt is the more appropriate aircraft for this role.