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Step by Step: Face Painting Tutorial

Peter is a regular over on the Bolt Action facebook pages and has a fantastic portfolio so who better to provide essential tips on painting your troop’s heads! By Peter…

New: British Airborne Plastics Frame

Fill out your squads and battle lines with the new British Airborne plastic frame. View in Store This sprue allows you to create 6 action-packed British Airborne troopers, 2 standing, 3…

A STREET IN ARNHEM – A Market Garden Scenario

Bolt Action Campaign books are packed with detailed information, army profiles and lists but more importantly specific scenarios for you to challenge yourself, group, club opponents too. Operation Market Garden…

Focus: Colonel John Frost in Bolt Action

COLONEL JOHN FROST An inspiring leader, Colonel Frost commanded 2nd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment, and was, therefore, the most senior officer at the Arnhem Bridge. In September 1944, he carried…

Focus: Major-General “Roy” Urquhart in Bolt Action

Major-General Robert Elliott “Roy” Urquhart CB DSO Roy Urquhart was the commander of the 1st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden,  memorably portrayed by Sir Sean Connery in the film…

Focus: Major Tatham-Warter in bolt Action

Major Allison Digby Tatham-Warter DSO An exceptionally capable and courageous leader in battle, Tatham-Warter was the prototype for the British officer ‘Harry’ in ‘A Bridge Too Far’ who is seen…

Profile: Major General John Frost CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DL

Major General John Dutton (Johnny) Frost CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DL was a British Officer of the 1st Airborne Division. He fought in numerous theatres throughout the war, including…

Market Garden Report!

Hey guys! Jamie here, we really love seeing your awesome games online in the Facebook groups! I saw this awesome Market Garden themed Bolt Action Game from Southend-on-Sea Wargames; posted…

New: British Airborne Forces

The US Airborne have shown their hand, and it’s time for the British Airborne Forces to show the Yanks how it’s really done! British Airborne Characters First off the glider…

The Mighty Welbike – A painting guide

Laurens Vannijvel has set aside his Napoleonics, for now, to bring us a quick history of the “Mighty Welbike” plus a painting guide – bonus! During the Second World War,…

Pre-order: Bolt Action Campaign: Market Garden

The Allies plan to end the war early by using the elite Allied Airborne army, the British XXX Corps and an ambitious plan. This is Campaign: Market Garden, where elite…

New: Pegasus Bridge Benouville D-Day 1944

Looking for some inspiration or simply passing the time? Well, these new Osprey books might just be what you need. View in Store Author: Will Fowler Illustrator: Johnny Shumate, Alan…

New: Arnhem 1944

Looking for some inspiration or simply passing the time? Well, these new Osprey books might just be what you need.   View in Store Author: Stephen Badsey Number of Pages:…

New: British Paratrooper Vs Fallschirmjager – Mediterranean 1942-1943

Looking for some inspiration or simply passing the time? Well, these new Osprey books might just be what you need. View in Store Author: David Greentree Illustrator: Johnny Shumate Number…

Bolt Action: The Road to Peak Offensive Part I

Learn how Warlorder Jamie prepares for the upcoming doubles tournament, and there is no better way than starting a new army! Jamie: Hey Guys! It’s Warlorder Jamie T here, in…

History: Airlanding Platoons Part II

The Airborne 6-pdr Anti-Tank gun and Horsa Glider Following on from his look at the Airlanding Platoons, Chris Brown takes a further look at the Horsa Glider and 6pdr; View…

New: British Airborne Starter Army + Expansion Set + More!

The British Airborne are getting ready to exit their transports and descend toward your battlefields with the new British Airborne Starter Army + Expansion Set + more! British Airborne Starter Army…

New: British Airborne Jeep & Trailer

The British Airborne keep their wheels turning with the new British Airborne Jeep & Trailer View in Store In addition to normal Jeeps, the airborne forces at Arnhem were supplied…

New: Bolt Action AS.51 Horsa Mk I/II

This great kit from the chaps at Sarissa Precision is perfect for games of Bolt Action where it can provide a real focal point for a battle, and of course intimidation of…

History: British Airlanding Platoon

Chris Brown has attached the tow hook and jumped on board with the Air Landing troops to have a look at how they differed to the other British Airborne units:…

New: British Airborne – Plastic Box Set plus Horsa!

The Allies are leading the attack with the NEW Plastic British Airborne box set! View in Store Few divisions in the British Army have earned such a valorous reputation so quickly…

Focus: D-Day Airborne

The Weather clears and the orders are clear – the invasion begins! The early hours of June 6th 1944 – In the vanguard are the airborne, elite units sent ahead…

Painting Pegasus Bridge

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures concludes our mini series on building and painting the contents of the Pegasus Bridge battle-set… Alan: Carrying on from how we made the board, this…

Building the Pegasus Bridge battle board

Alan Mander of Mandertory Miniatures lept at the chanceto get to grips with the fabulous model and in this article describes how he built our fully modelled Pegasus Bridge gaming…

Focus: Bolt Action – Armies of Great Britain

Written by Jake Thornton, the Bolt Action supplement Armies of Great Britain is crammed with explosive action and ready to be triggered in readiness for invasion! View in Store From…

Scenario: Operation Biting – The Bruneval Raid

Alessio Cavatore writer of the Bolt Action rules now brings you a fun set of scenario rules to get your inspiration flowing! Operation Biting – The Bruneval Raid 1942 Night…

New: British Airborne Polsten Cannon

Bringing more firepower to the fore for your British Airborne – the 20mm Polsten Cannon is ready to hitch up to your jeep, load into the Horsa gliders and take…

Wargaming Market Garden and the Battle for Arnhem Pt.3

Published historical author, Chris Brown continues his series of articles to cover both the history of Operation Market Garden, this time looking at how he creates a particular unit – the…

Wargaming Market Garden and the Battle for Arnhem Pt.2

Published historical author, Chris Brown continues his series of articles to cover both the history of Operation Market Garden, and offer some tips on how to bring the action to…

History: The Battle for Pegasus Bridge

The night before D-Day, a force consisting of 200 men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light companies as well as 20 sappers, men of the Glider Pilot Regiment and around…

Profile: Major John Howard

Major Howard was in command of the 2nd Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, which would spearhead the assault into German occupied France. Howard had risen through the ranks and had…

Regiment Profile: The Ox and Bucks

The “Ox and Bucks” first saw action on the retreat at Dunkirk, under Operation Dynamo 26th May-3rd June 1940. The 1st Battalion fought at the Battle of Ypres-Comines Canal, in…

Webstore: British Airborne Welbike Section

The Second World War gave birth to many new ways of waging war and the airborne forces are

Webstore: British Airborne Six Pounder AT Gun

A model of the British airborne six pounder anti tank gun. This version has a cut down shield, folding trails, tie down points and other minor mods to enable it…

Webstore: British Airborne Vickers MMG Team

A tripod mounted Vickers MG and three Paratrooper crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Airborne Welbike Riders

The Second World War gave birth to many new ways of waging war and the airborne forces are

Webstore: British Airborne section

Pack contains 10 metal figures: 2-man Bren gun LMG team, 4 paratroopers with rifles and 4 paratroopers with Sten gun SMGs. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted. Contents may vary…

Webstore: British Airborne PIAT and Light Mortar teams

Pack contains 4 metal miniatures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted. Contents may vary from those shown

Webstore: British Airborne Paint Set

We at Warlord have put our heads together and sorted out the colours that we use to paint models, saving you the time looking through paint codes and giving you…

Webstore: British Airborne Jeep

Specially modified to fit into the British Horsa glider, the British Airborne Jeeps primary role was to tow support weapons such as 6 pounder anti-tank guns, 75mm pack howitzers, etc…

Webstore: British Airborne HQ

Pack contains 4 metal figures: 2 officers, 1 medic and 1 spotter. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Airborne Flamethrower and sniper teams

Pack contains 4 metal figures – 2 snipers and a 2-man flamethrower team. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted. Contents may vary from those shown.

Webstore: British Airborne decals

Contains 1 waterslide transfer sheet. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Airborne 75mm Pack Howitzer

British airborne paratroopers with 75mm pack howitzer. One gun and three crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Airborne 3″ Medium Mortar Team

British 3 inch mortar and three paratrooper crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Airborne 17 pdr anti-tank gun

Officially titled the Ordnance Quick-firing 17 pounder, this excellent anti-tank gun was more commonly known as the 17 pdr. A 3″ (7.62mm) gun developed by the British, it was arguably…

Webstore: Bolt Action Rulebook

Written by veteran game designers Alessio Cavatore and Rick Priestley, Bolt Action provides all

Webstore: AS.51 Horsa Mk I/II 1/72 scale

Box contains 1 plastic gllider. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Armies of Great Britain

With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players can now build an army for Great Britain and the Commonwealth. From early campaigns in Europe to the deserts of North Africa…

Webstore: Tetrarch light tank

Used in Operation Ironclad (the amphibious invasion of Madagascar) in 1942, the Tetrarch would later go on to play a vital role in the Airborne operations during the invasion of…

Webstore: The Bolt Action Collection

Get all the Bolt Action books in one easy deal along with all the special edition free miniatures and a free plastic box set from the drop down list of…

Webstore: Red Devils box set

  Few divisions in the British Army have earned such a valorous reputation so quickly as the Parachute Division. Known as the Red Devils by the Germans for their trademark…

Webstore: British Stowage Pack

Pack contains 5 metal sprues. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: British Paratroop Section

With trademark red beret and armed with Sten and Bren Guns the British Airborne were determined and tenacious, as only the British Tommy can be. Striking German forces with precision…

Webstore: British painting guide – digital download

This 7 page Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting an infantryman of the British Army and the Cromwell Cruiser-class tank. The basic colour schemes depicted…

Webstore: Great Britain Army Builder

Build your army from the selections available to you in the drop down boxes, make sure you choose your free tank too. This army gives you all the models you…

Webstore: Digital Bolt Action Rulebook PDF

Written by veteran game designers Alessio Cavatore and Rick Priestley, Bolt Action provides all the rules needed to bring the great battles of World War II to your tabletop. Using…

Webstore: 1/72 Spitfire Mk V

Box contains 1 diecast pre-painted metal plane and base. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Digital Armies of Great Britain PDF

With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players can now build an army for Great Britain and the Commonwealth. From early campaigns in Europe to the deserts of North Africa…

Webstore: Digital Bolt Action Rulebook eBook

Written by veteran game designers Alessio Cavatore and Rick Priestley, Bolt Action provides all the rules needed to bring the great battles of World War II to your tabletop. Using…

Webstore: 500pts British Airborne Army (Veteran Infantry)

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Webstore: 1000pts British Airborne Army (Veteran Infantry)

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Webstore: 1/72 Hurricane MkII

Box contains 1 diecast pre-painted metal plane and base. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Digital Armies of Great Britain eBook

With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players can now build an army for Great Britain and the Commonwealth. From early campaigns in Europe to the deserts of North Africa…

Webstore: Battlefield Objectives – Fuel Supply

Armies are advancing across the war strewn battlefields of the world, but they can only do so with the vast mountains of supplies required to keep men and machines in…

Webstore: Battlefield Objectives – Radar Assault

All sides in any conflict will look to spy on the others and take any possible opportunities to discover their enemy’s secrets. In this set there is plenty to inspire…

Webstore: Battlefield Objectives – Bunker Assault

The Germans have dug in deep and set their tank traps will they be able to halt the tide of Allied forces arrayed against them? To aid in their desperate…