New: British Airborne – Plastic Box Set plus Horsa!

The Allies are leading the attack with the NEW Plastic British Airborne box set!

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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 maroon beret and dogged fighting ability, the British Airborne grew into a force to be reckoned with, whether delivered by Dakota aircraft, Horsa glider or as front line shock troops.

This box set contains:

Enough plastic components to make 30 British or Polish airborne miniatures. It includes a host of options to allow for different weapon configurations and command models.

Plenty of equipment including:

  • Lee Enfield rifle, Mk V Sten Gun, Bren gun LMG, scoped Lee Enfield rifle, PIAT, Webley pistol, Mills Bomb hand grenades.
  • Round plastic bases (25mm diameter).
  • Full-colour waterslide decal sheet
  • Construction leaflet.

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Polish Airborne

This set also allows for Polish airborne troops to be built – their larger grey berets being a distinctive difference to their British counterparts.

Although comparatively lightly-armed, British Paras could dish it out and would not hesitate to close to hand-to-hand fighting if needs be.

Warlord Games’ British Airborne are ideal for fighting in North West Europe where they could be used to re-fight actions such as the assault on the Merville battery, the coup de main attack on Pegasus Bridge, the heroic battles of Operation Market garden or onward to the crossing of the Rhine and Operation Varsity.

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Airborne Painting Guide:

Pete Harrison of TWG fame brings us a fantastically simple but detailed guide on painting your airborne:

Paints Used:

Uniform Grey – spray https://store.warlordgames.com/products/uniform-grey-colour-primer-spray
Desert Yellow https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-desert-yellow
Venom Wyrm https://store.warlordgames.com/products/venom-wyrm
Crusted Sore https://store.warlordgames.com/products/crusted-sore
Strong Tone Ink https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-strong-tone-ink
Fur Brown https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-fur-brown
Light Tone Ink https://store.warlordgames.com/products/light-tone
Troll Claws https://store.warlordgames.com/products/troll-claws
Army Green https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-army-green
Military Shader https://store.warlordgames.com/products/military-shader
Combat Fatigues https://store.warlordgames.com/products/combat-fatigues
Tanned Flesh https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-tanned-flesh
Barbarian Flesh https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-barbarian-flesh
Flesh Wash https://store.warlordgames.com/products/flesh-wash
Leather Brown https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-leather-brown
Monster Brown https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-monster-brown
Matt Black https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-matt-black
Dungeon Grey https://store.warlordgames.com/products/dungeon-grey
Stone Golem https://store.warlordgames.com/products/stone-golem
Gun Metal https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-gun-metal
Vampire Red https://store.warlordgames.com/products/vampire-red-1
Red Tone Ink https://store.warlordgames.com/products/red-tone-ink
Dragon Red https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-dragon-red
Dark Tone Ink https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-dark-tone-ink
Uniform Grey https://store.warlordgames.com/products/warpaints-uniform-grey
Filthy Cape https://store.warlordgames.com/products/filthy-cape

Base

Dirt Splatter https://store.warlordgames.com/products/dirt-spatter
Troll Claws https://store.warlordgames.com/products/troll-claws
Summer Tufts https://store.warlordgames.com/products/summer-tufts

Glider Operations:

Deploy your new plastic Airborne in one of the most iconic vehicles of the war – the huge Horsa Glider…

Horsa

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This new Horsa glider comes from the talented hands of Steve and Gary and the crew at Sarissa Precision in 1/56 scale…ish. It breaks down into several components so can be modeled crashed, as an objective or just as scenery for your battlefield.

With a wing span of nearly 50cm (19&1/2″) it’s a beautiful piece that no Air Landing Platoon should be without! Sarissa have cleverly made use of card and MDF and modified the dimensions to fit perfectly on your battlefields – rather than a exactly scaled model this is a perfect gaming piece!

Horsa components

Work in progress – more will be revealed about this great kit very soon!
They are available separately!

Arrive in style

We’re giving you two options to View the versatile Horsa

British Airborne Landing Platoon with Horsa Glider

409911102 British Airborne Landing Platoon with Horsa Glider

Containing: One Horsa Glider from Sarissa Precision plus 1 platoon box of the New plastic British Airborne (giving you 30 paras!), you’ll be able to deliver your attack at the right place to shock your enemy into submission!

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British Airborne Jeep & Trailer with Horsa Glider

Containing: One Card & MDF Horsa Glider from Sarissa Precision plus one (newly remastered for June 2017) Warlord Games resin and metal British Airborne Jeep, with trailer and 4 crew. Bringing a bit of mobile firepower behind enemy lines…

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Get ready to drop

Army-Builder-British

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Armies Of Great Britain spread

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