Bolt Action – D-Day Overlord

The Battle of the Falaise Pocket

The Battle of the Falaise Pocket was the final hammer blow in clearing out German forces in Normandy in the wake of the D-Day Landings. The Battle of the Falaise…

Spotlight: Vehicles of the 7th Armoured Desert Rats

The 7th Armoured Division, nicknamed ‘The Desert Rats’, found fame in their North African campaign, but they also played a vital role in the D-Day landings. “Dear Desert Rats! May…

Pre-Order: DUKW Amphibious Truck

The famous ‘Duck’ of WWII, the DUKW Amphibious truck, comes to Bolt Action as a US transport, ideal for games in both World War II and the Korean War.  …

Spotlight: Vehicles of the 21st Panzer Division

Though it was best known for its major role in the North African Campaign, the 21st Panzer Division were also fierce defenders in Normandy on D-Day.   Under the command…

Focus: The Jedburgh Teams

This week, we’re looking at the veteran Jedburgh teams that supported the French resistance during the Allied invasion in 1944! There were several resistance movements throughout occupied Europe. With their…

D-Day Campaign: Yann Cléach

Our D-Day 75th Anniversary campaign is continuing to thrive, with many battles being hard-fought for both sides. Today we highlight a brilliant linked series of games from Yann Cléach…  …

Spotlight: Operation Windsor

We’re joining the Canadian advance towards Caen this week with a look at the fierce fighting around the Carpiquet airfield during Operation Windsor. The Battle for Caen One of the…

New: Bolt Action Support Groups

Join the battle for Normandy and expand your Bolt Action army with a new support group! Help turn the tide by adding these powerful units to your force! Drive the…

Focus: Lieutenant Speirs

Lieutenant Speirs Our fantastic special figure – Only available if you are a member – is based on Lieutenant Speirs, as immortalized in the HBO production Band of Brothers in…

The Official Warlord Games Podcast – Episode 14 – D – Day Overlord

Brad is joined by Rob Vella, the author of the new Bolt Action Campaign Book: D-Day – Overlord. Join them both for the official Warlord Games Podcast.   Rob Vella…

Heroes of D-Day: Captain Colin Maud RN

We’re continuing our look at some special characters from the D-Day book with the brilliantly eccentric Captain Colin Maud RN. Maud’s wartime service included destroying and capturing numerous enemy ships…

Heroes of D-Day: British & Commonwealth

This week, we’re looking at some of the interesting personalities you can add to your British & Commonwealth forces during our D-Day campaign! Brigadier Lord Lovat (Sir Simon Fraser) Aristocratic…

Focus: Sarissa World War Europe Terrain

The countdown has begun as the Allies prepare themselves for the largest and most ambitious amphibious landings in history to return the fight to Western Europe. Till that day, prepare…

New: Bolt Action Battlefield Accessories

Prepare for battle with the set every wargamers tabletop needs, the new Bolt Action Battlefield Accessories. Perfect for this year’s campaign! View in Store This brand new set allows you…

History: The Rangers at Pointe du Hoc

One of the most daring, dangerous, and infamous attacks of D-Day was the US Army Rangers’ assault on the guns of Pointe Du Hoc. Sporting huge cliffs that overlooked the…

Scenario: Omaha Beach

With our original Theatre Book, Battleground Europe, leading the way a few years back for D-Day, we thought we’d wring out our resident Italian games master, Alessio Cavatore, for all…

Profile: The Filthy 13…

Preparations for the commemorations of the 75th D-Day anniversary are commencing across the world, as part of this, we’ll be taking a look back at some of our articles with…

Bolt Action Campaign: D-Day: Overlord

Normandy, 6 June 1944. The Allies undertake the largest and most ambitious amphibious landings in history to return the fight to Western Europe.   With over 200 pages this new…

Focus: Terrain for D-Day Campaign

The countdown has begun as the Allies prepare themselves for the largest and most ambitious amphibious landings in history to return the fight to Western Europe. Till that day, prepare…

Focus: WWS D-day Terrain

The countdown has begun as the Allies prepare themselves for the largest and most ambitious amphibious landings in history to return the fight to Western Europe. Till that day, prepare…

Frontline Report: What’s in Campaign: D-Day: Overlord?

We’re diving into Campaign: D-Day: Overlord this week, with an introduction to what you can find in this fantastic new supplement! D-Day, June 6th, 1944 The day and battle that…

One Box Armies: Into the Bocage

Warlorder Tom continues his One Box Armies project, pushing beyond the airborne landings into the bocage country around Carentan! The One Box Army project is my attempt to see just…