Bolt Action – German

New: Kriegsmarine Squad

Available now, this colourful and characterful metal boxed set – a squad of German Kriegsmarine! The men of the Kriegsmarine were often asked to do more than serve at sea….

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 4

This week, we have discovered an imposter! A scout has infiltrated the Warlord warehouse – long-time friend of Warlord, Dave Warrilow has arrived armed with a troop of T-34s. The…

Pre-Order: Armoured Fury – Bolt Action Tank War starter set

Available to pre-order from today, a special starter set containing everything you need to play Bolt Action Tank War! Armoured Fury allows you to dive into action as either an…

Pre-Order: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf.F1/G/H

The latest addition to our fast-growing range of plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicles is this eagerly awaited Panzer IV medium tank! Whilst the propaganda headlines may well have gone…

New: Panzer II Ausf. L Luchs

The Panzer II Ausf. L Luchs (German for Lynx) was a heavily modified version of the Panzer II, with better armour, speed and range, making it a fantastic armoured scout vehicle….

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 3

Following their initial victory last week, Bernard Lewis’ German panzers rumbled onward – this week they happened upon a new foe. How would they fare as they clashed with the…

Tank Escalation Campaign Part 2 – The Outbreak of War!

With the roaring of engines and the smell of engine oil filling the Warlord warehouse, it’s time for Tank War… The opening battle of our campaign saw the plucky British…

Tank Escalation Campaign Part I – Prelude to War!

Welcome to the Bolt Action Staging Grounds! – Grab a mess-tin and take a knee. After the success of our Pacific campaign, the Warlord staff gamers are back and they’ve…

Armour in Focus: Panther Ausf A

With the Tiger I tank being the king of the battlefield, and the Tiger II being the god of it by the end of the war, the Panther tank was…

Platoon Guide: Panther Ausf A

History The Panther was the main battle tank of the German army and was one of the best all round tanks of the war. Sharing the same engine of the…

Gallery: German Armoured Cars

This week we received another batch of German vehicles from the studio painters, who have been furiously preparing them for the ‘Tank War’ release – this time, they’ve been working…

Bolt Action Battle Report

The Battle for Carenille Farm This battle report presents a turn-by-turn, blow-by-blow account of an actual game between the Germans and the Americans. It gives a good overview of how…

Gallery: German Halftracks

Our unstoppable painters have been churning out German halftracks lately – feast your eyes… View in store View in store View in store View in store View in store  

New: Bolt Action German leFH 18 howitzers

Boom! This week we release two variants of the classic German light field howitzer – the 10.5cm leFH 18… This first variant of the iconic German howitzer is the heavier…

Gallery: More German Armour

A couple of weeks ago we showcased some of Neil Burt’s spectacular painting on our bolt Action German vehicles. Now, Neil (of Troop of Shewe fame) is back with even more for…

Gallery: German Armour

As we well know Neil Burt of Troop of Shewe produces spectacular results on our Bolt Action vehicles and this selection of German armour is the latest batch he has…

New: Panther Ausf A plastic box set

Our latest plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicle has arrived and is ready for deployment to your tabletop – the fearsome German Panther tank! The Panther was the best all-round…

Preview: Plastic Tanks on Their Way!

With our new plastic Panther kit available to order from this Friday, and the ‘Tank War’ Bolt Action supplement rumbling ever closer, we’ve been going tank crazy here at Warlord…

New: Afrika Korps 2cm Flak 38 & Horch 1a with 2cm Flak

The Flak 38 (Flugabwehrkanone 38) was the primary German light anti-aircraft gun and the most numerously produced German artillery piece throughout the war.. This 2cm anti-aircraft gun used by various German…

New: Bolt Action Blitzkrieg Germans revised!

We’ve been busy recently bringing our Blitzkrieg German range into line with the entries in the Armies of Germany supplement. We’ve revamped the Blitzkrieg German range to match the Bolt…

WIP: Waffen-SS Cavalry

With Wojtek swanning around at Historicon this week we’ve plundered his desk to see what’s coming up in the future – that will teach him him to go off on…

New: German Heer sIG33 15cm howitzer (1934-45)

As promised, week have our late-war version of the monstrous 150mm sIG 33 howitzer all ready to bombard German foes. It was the largest weapon ever classified as an infantry…

Hobby: German Armour

Following his great SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne paint-job from a few weeks back, forum-goer VolleyFireAndy has now posted his fantastic collection of German tanks and other vehicles. Head over to the Warlord Forum…

New: Panzer I Ausf.B

This latest addition to the world’s most comprehensive range of 1:56 scale vehicles is the Panzer I Ausf. B – a handy addition to German forces during the Second World…

Hobby: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

This week we spotted this fantastic paint job of our SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne set by forum member VolleyFireAndy. These lovely models join his late war Waffen-SS force. Note the base detail depicting…

New: Elefant Heavy Tank Destroyer

The Sd.Kfz 184 Elefant Heavy Tank Destroyer brings awesomely long range hitting power to German armies, capable of eliminating enemy vehicles at a range of over 3 miles – well before…

Focus: D-Day Landings 6th June 1944

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy – perhaps the most pivotal moment in World War II, when the Allied forces commenced operations to push the…

New: Sturmboot assault craft

Launch an amphibious raid with German Sturmboot assault craft. This high-powered motorboat is just the thing for a crack team of Pioniers to mount a surprise attack (models not included!). View…

New: Wespe Self-propelled Gun

Add more mobile long-range artillery support to your German army with the Wespe self-propelled gun perfect for taking on the Allies from 1943 the the end of the war in…

New: German Heer with infra-red assault rifles

Get the upper hand in Bolt Action night battles with these German Heer with infra-red assault rifles forming a Nachtjäger (‘Night Hunters’) squad. The German military were advanced in their development…

New: Sd.Kfz 251/7C Pionierwagen with panzerbüchse 41

The new Pionierwagen model features the distinctive bridge ramps as well as special stowage pieces and the top-mounted anti-tank gun. This new armoured transport is perfect to back up your…

Hobby: Jagdpanzer IV

Yet more great vehicles from Neil ‘Troop of Shewe’ Burt. This week we have two our of resin Jagdpanzer IVs – one ‘out of the box’ and a second with crew…

History: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

The 33rd Waffen-SS Charlemagne (1st French) were French volunteers in the Wehrmacht and latterly the Waffen-SS during the Second World War. From estimates of 7,400 to 11,000 at its peak in 1944, the strength of the division fell to just sixty…

New: Last Levy, the Defence of Berlin

In the last days of Germany’s war, many desperate civilians were drafted into the Volksturm to defend Berlin. Armed with whatever they could lay their hands on, old men, wounded…

New: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

Out today is our SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne metal boxed set – Frenchmen who volunteered to fight for Germany against the Bolshevik Soviets. The Second World War saw many confusing contradictions as…

History: Fall of the Third Reich

By 1945 the German Army was a beaten force. It could not surrender, damned by Hitler’s orders to fight to the last man and the Allies’ demand for an unconditional surrender that the…

Showcase: German Pioniers

One of our most popular Bolt Action sets is the German Pioniers plastic and metal boxed set, crammed as it is with goodies! Let’s have a good look at what…

Preview: SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne

Here’s a first look at a few of the models that will form our Fall of Berlin range. Here are three Waffen-SS soldiers from SS-Sturmbataillon Charlemagne. These French volunteers were one…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars

More great converting and painting from Neil Burt (also known as Troop of Shewe) – a pair of Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Cars, remodelled with open hatches and extra stowage:

Hobby: John Stallard Goes Grey

Warlord Kommandant Stallard seems to have changed his muse and has gone from a British Army bronze green phase to a panzer grey period. At least that’s what he is…

New: Panzerwerfer 42 auf Maultier

Mounting a 15cm 10-barrel rocket launcher atop an armoured Maultier halftrack truck, the Panzerwerfer 42 began production in 1943 with around 300 being made up to March 1945. The Sd.Kfz…

New: Afrika Korps 5cm PaK 38 anti-tank gun

Take out enemy armour in the North African Desert with the Afrika Korps 5cm PaK 38 anti-tank gun. The 50mm Pak38 (Panzerabwehrkanone, in German – hence PaK), had a low profile and was…

New: Panzer III Ausf. L & M

Our latest resin Panzer III variants to reinforce your Wehrmacht armies are the Ausf. L and Ausf. M. The Ausf L featured thicker armour than its predecessors, while the M…

New: Opel Blitz with 2cm FlaK and Ammunition Trailer

The classic German Opel Blitz truck is now available with the 2cm FlaK gun mounted on the back to deal with the marauding Allied Jabos… This great conversion has been…

Video: Painting Fallschirmjäger

Following her excellent tutorial on painting a US Airborne figure, Christy Beall, from the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Youtube channel, has now turned her hand to Bolt Action German Fallschirmjäger and…

Hobby: Sd.Kfz 251/1 Halftracks

Warlord forum-dweller TMS has been posting up a series of great vehicles, and the latest are these great examples of our plastic Sd.Kfz 251 Ausf. C Hanomag half-tracks, with loads…

Rules: Warplanes in Bolt Action

The following rules for Warplanes were part of the original draft of the Bolt Action rulebook, but in the end they did not make the cut and they were simplified…

Hobby: John Stallard’s Stug

This week John has been painting the cracking new Stug III D from the Warlord Games tank factory. Cast in our new formula resin, the early Stug III is an ugly…

New: German Heer sIG 33 150mm howitzer (1939-42)

Enemies of the German army can expect to receive a pounding this week, as we release the monstrous 150mm sIG 33 howitzer to bombard the foe even if they are…

New: Stug III ausf D assault gun

Give your early war German or Deutsche Afrika Korps troops some welcome heavy support with our latest Bolt Action vehicle – the Stug III Ausf. D assault gun. This model…

New: German Heer PaK 38 50mm anti-tank gun (1939-42)

Adding anti-tank firepower to German armies we have the PaK 38 50mm anti-tank gun.   Even as the newly produced 3.7cm Pak 35/36 was being delivered to the German Army it…

New: Kfz 13 ‘Adler’ armoured car

The Kfz 13 ‘Adler’ armoured car is an early war scouting vehicle armed with a single machine gun. Its ‘bath tub’ appearance makes it a recognisable vehicle during the Blitzkrieg years…

Special Offer: Blitzkrieg New Release Deal

Grab all four of the German new releases out this week and get a box of Blitzkrieg German Infantry at half price!   View in Store

Gallery: Third Reich Redux

Our talented Studio painting team have been busy brushing up our German vehicles and guns – here are the results… View Full Range

Rules: Amphibious Assaults

Bolt Action writer Alessio Cavatore brings us some rules for staging beach landings in your games – perfect for Pacific themed battles as well as, of course the D-Day landings….

New: Panzer IV Ausf. F2/G medium tank

Adding more punch to your German armies is this new resin Bolt Action vehicle which reflects two versions of the Panzer IV medium tank – the Ausf. F2 and Ausf….

History: The BEF and the Fall of France

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was a small and confident professional force. Its leaders prepared for a war that was expected to pretty much follow the pattern of World War I with troops…

Japanese Infantry and Blitzkrieg Germans available as single sprues!

We have made the plastic Imperial Japanese Infantry and Blitzkrieg German Infantry available as single sprues. They can be found in our webstore in the Bolt Action Armoury section. Buy…

New: Waffen-SS, Finnish and Japanese Decals

Add authentic details and markings to your Bolt Action models with these new carefully researched waterslide decal sheets. The first new decal sheet has licence plates for a wide variety…

New: Brummbär heavy assault gun

Known officially as the Sd.Kfz 166 or Sturmpanzer 43, this heavy assault gun is better known by the nickname Brummbär (German for Grizzly Bear), supposedly given to it by Allied…

Showcase: Opel Blitz Truck

Aside from having a great name the Opel Blitz was the unsung hero of the German armed forces in all theatres. Over a dozen versions of this reliable truck saw…

New: Sd.Kfz 184 Ferdinand heavy tank destroyer

This week the forces of the Third Reich can add a real monster of a tank to their arsenal as we release the colossal Ferdinand heavy tank destroyer! The Ferdinand…

Rules: Bolt Action Additional Units & FAQ

The Bolt Action Additional Units PDF contains rules for numerous models that we’ve released since the relevant Armies book was published, allowing you to field them in your Bolt Action…

Work in Progress: Wespe

Another exciting picture of projects in the pipeline in the Warlord Games studio – previously shown on the Warlord Games Facebook page where we show off work-in-progress previews for the first…

Work in Progress: Panzers!

Those of you frequenting the Warlord Games Facebook page will have seen loads of previews of sculpts for upcoming releases. For those of you not signed up (lightweights!) you can…

New: Afrika Korps Kradschutzen

Key to the campaign waged in the Western Desert was mobility in order to cross the vast sandy deserts. As a result both sides relied heavily on tanks and transports….

Work in Progress: German vehicles

You can find all sorts of cool things if you look around the Warlord design studio! Paul Sawyer has granted us access, so we’ll be bringing you sneak peeks every…

Showcase: Christmas Truce!

The Christmas Truce pack consists of four great looking miniatures depicting a scene on Christmas Day as members of the British and German army meet to exchange gifts. The models…

John Stallard’s Panzer IIIs

  If you met a tank on the battlefield in WW2, and then another, chances are they would both be the same type, as all vehicles were organised in troops,…

The North African Brigade of the SS

We looked at Free Indian troops last month serving in the Wehrmacht, just part of a huge polyglot army that Germany fielded in the second world war. This week is…

Spotlight: German Army Grenadier 1944-45 book!

The complete and definitive reference works on the uniforms, equipment, weapons and insignia of the German Armed Forces (Wehrmacht) in the latter years of World War II. This particular book…

Dave Lawrence’s German Sikhs

Check out this unusual conversion, with historical background and rules information from Warlord Supremo John Stallard: The Second World War by definition encompassed the globe with the tide of battle…

Painting Guide: Using the Bolt Action Spray Primers

Warlord staff member Darren Evans was keen to try out the new Bolt Action spray paints, so we asked him to do a quick step-by-step guide. Over to Daz… Stage…

Painting a Hanomag pt3: Transfer and Finish

The “Hanomag” is almost done; it’s been assembled, sprayed with the new Bolt Action Colour Primers and painted using a mix of Warpaints. In this final part of the tutorial…

Painting a plastic Hanomag – part 2: Spraying and Painting

Last time I assembled my Hanomag using the tools and glue from the Plastic Assembly Set. In this second part of the tutorial the halftrack gets sprayed with the new…

Painting a plastic “Hanomag” – part 1: Assembly

By  Jonas Faering of The Army Painter   Get more time for Gaming! The Army Painter’s company slogan sums up what their range of hobby products is designed for – helping gamers…

Video: Bolt Action demo game by Beasts of War

A little while ago Warlord Games’ own Alessio Cavatore and Andrew Chesney spent a few days down South with the chaps from Beasts of War talking all things Bolt Action….

Gallery: German vehicle conversions

Warlord Games’ own Peter Wright has been hard at work converting three German vehicles for his own collection. We’ve persuaded Peter to tell us what he did in each case….

Bolt Action Axis Gallery

We’ve recently been having loads of miniatures painted by our newly recruited team of painters as well as the regular stalwarts – here are some of the results for the…

Painting Waffen-SS Plane Tree Camouflage

Warlord painter Andres Amian Fernandez had produced this invaluable tutorial for how to paint early Waffen-SS camo schemes… If there is anything that can be tricky when painting miniatures, it…

Claudia Zuminich’s German armour

Those of you who visit the Warlord Games Facebook page will have seen Claudia’s work already. It’s so good knew the rest of you would want to as well… The…

Paul Sawyer’s German Landsers

Anyone spending more than a few minutes in Paul’s company won’t help but notice he’s a fan of the Germans in WWII. We’d say ‘all things German’ but his views…

Hobby: Who Dares?

We’ve featured some of his work previously and Warlord forum-dweller Mikeland has done it again with this superb SAS Jeep diorama – very reminiscent of the glory days of comics…

Operation Market Garden – Oklahoma-style!

Organised and run by our good mate Jon Russell, this intimate event was a frenzy of Bolt Action gaming. Jon explains how the day went… Held on 25th August at…

Re-release: Bolt Action Jeep With Raised Canopy!

Another release is our Willys Jeep with its canopy raised. Good for the armies of America, Russia, Britain and others you can get yours here. The famous jeep that was…

New: Waffen-SS Pioniers & Goliath Demolitions Vehicle!

What could be a tougher proposition than the Waffen-SS? Waffen-SS Pioniers! Not only armed with a variety of equipment, these hardened troops also bring the Goliath Demolitions vehicle to the…

New: Bolt Action Unic P107 Halftrack!

The Bolt Action arms race continues as we release yet another new resin vehicle – this time the German-adapted French Unic tractor. Seeing widespread use in the 21st Panzer Division,…

New: Bolt Action German Support Packs!

The forces of the Third Reich receive fresh troops this week as we add a new Command group and the Leig 18 infantry gun to the range. Take a look…

Re-released: Wittman’s Tiger!

Arguably the most famous of WWII tank aces, Michael Wittman carved his name in legend with his actions during the war. His zimmerit-coated Tiger I is now back on sale…

Preview: Unic P107 Halftrack!

Primarily used by 21st Panzerdivision these captured and converted French tractors helped the German army in Europe overcome it’s dearth of it’s own half-tracks. Check out the new model which…

New: Bolt Action Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Car!

Our 222 has been remastered and is ready to enter the fray once again. See what’s changed here… The classic German scout car – armed with 20m cannon and MG34….

New: Bolt Action Wrecked Sd.Kfz 251!

One of the enduring images of the war were knocked out vehicles littering the battlefield. Our Sd.Kfz 250 wreck is very popular with you – so much so we’ve now…

Re-release: Bolt Action Shermans and Sd.Kfz 7!

Yet more remastered and rereleased Bolt Action resin vehicles! This week we see the addition of the Sd.Kfz 7 prime mover (great for pulling our 88mm gun!) and our three…

Re-Released: More Bolt Action Resin Vehicles!

We’re accelerating the release of our Bolt Action resin vehicles this week with a real mixed bag! Take a look at what’s back on sale here… Soviet Bronekater Armoured Boat…

New: Bolt Action Stug III x3!

We could have made one Stug for you but that would be a bit cheap. Instead we bring you THREE variants on this popular workhouse of the German armed forces!…

Painting Video: Plastic Germans!

The chaps at Beasts of War have just been in touch to tell us they’ve published a spanking new video (not to be mistaken for other spanking videos…) on how…

Gallery: Tom Weiss’ Partisans

More inspirational brushwork from Tom Weiss. This time it’s the turn of the Partisans to step out of the shadows! These miniatures are perfect for representing the forces of the…

New: Fallschirmjäger with Looted Weapons

When you’re in the midst of the maelstrom of battle you will use whichever weapon comes to hand. These hard-bitten Fallschirmjäger are no exception and are portrayed with a variety…

Big Gazza’s Big Gun – 88mm Flak 36

Before we at Warlord Games bought Bolt Action Miniatures the previous owner, Paul and Simon, ran quarterly painting competitions. The winner of one such competition was our mate Big Gazza…