Tagged: Afrika Korps

Unit Focus: Artillery of the Afrika Korps

As the king of the battlefield, artillery is a crucial component of any army. This week, we’re looking at how to add some big guns to your Afrika Korps army….

Bolt Action Rules: General Erwin Rommel “The Desert Fox”

Want some rules for using Erwin Rommel “The Desert Fox” then here you go… Lead your Bolt Action German army into France and the Western Desert, then on to the…

Combat Focus: Panzer III vs M3 Grant

This week, we’re comparing two of the campaign’s great medium tanks – the Panzer III and M3 Grant. We’ll dive into the history, then see how they measure up in…

Frontline Report: Western Desert Support Groups

The Western Desert Support Groups are a fantastic way to add some key units to your Commonwealth or Afrika Korps army. These brilliant new sets combine several of our existing…

New: Afrika Korps Support Group

Support your troops utilising superior covering fire and leadership with the new Afrika Korps support group. View in Store This set contains: 1 x DAK HQ 1 x DAK Machine…

New: Afrika Korps 8.8cm Flak 37

Able to shoot down bombers and destroy heavily armoured Allied tanks, the new Afrika Korps 8.8cm Flak 37 is the perfect weapon for the open deserts… View in Store Originally…

Frontline Report: 21st Panzer Division

Continuing our series of articles on the crack troops of the Afrika Korps, we’re taking a look at the famous 21st Panzer Division. Unit History The 21st Panzer Division’s storied…

New: Afrika Korps HQ + MMG + Medium Mortar

The Western Desert needs to be secured quickly and efficiently, which is why the German high command will send the new Afrika Korps HQ, MMG team and Medium Mortar team….

Frontline Report: 90. Leichte Afrika Division

To celebrate the release of our new Afrika Korps plastics, we’re taking a look at some of the elite units that served with the Desert Fox in North Africa. Today,…

New: Afrika Korps – 30 plastic figures

With the new Warlord Games plastic Afrika Korps, the Bolt Action German forces with their Italian Allies are ready to beat back all opposition. View in Store Sent to bolster…

Prepare for the Western Desert Campaign

You’ve got to see them to believe it – the detail on the upcoming Warlord Games plastic Afrika Korps is out of this world! We are proud to bring you our very…

New: German Afrika Korps Starter army

With the Infamous 88, a Panzer III tank and 30 + men to command this is the German Afrika Korps Starter army you must have! View in Store Sent to…

New: Bolt Action Starter – El Alamein Battle Set

New Bolt Action starter – El Alamein Battle Set – Fight as the British 8th army or German Afrika Korps in this brand New Bolt Action starter set! View in…

New: German Deutsches Afrika korps, DAK – 1000pt starter army

Under the command of the Desert Fox himself, Erwin Rommel, field the new German Deutsches Afrikakorps DAK 1000 point force! View in Store As a special bonus – we’re also…

New: Sarissa Precision El Alamein Station Scenery Set

Order one of the most iconic battlefield locations with this complete El Alamein station Brand New from Sarissa Precision! Perfect for your desert battles with the Duel in the Sun and…

New: Marder III Ausf. H tank destroyer

Sacrificing armour for power, this superbly detailed new plastic Marder III Ausf. H will pack one helluva punch in your games of Bolt Action! View in Store Marrying the obsolete but…

Tiger Hunt! Tank scenario for Bolt Action

Andy Singleton of VolleyFire Painting fame has been running a fantastic series called Operation Sand Dune via the blog ‘The Brit, the Yank, and the Hobby‘. It was whilst working…

Operation Sand Dune Revisited

It’s been a while since we put something together to cover myself, Sam Phillips and Carl Titterington’s ongoing desert forces in our ‘Operation Sand Dune’ project, however we have recently…

New: 15cm sFH auf Lorraine Schlepper(f)

Having risked Allied air and patrol boat attack and avoided sinking in the Mediterranean, the 15cm sFH auf Lorraine Schlepper(f) arrives to join your Afrika Korps and to take on Montey’s Desert…

Painting Afrika Korps Vehicles by Andy Singleton

Chief Paint Miner at Volley Fire Painting Services, Andy Singleton is becoming something of a regular here on the Warlord Games website – with a huge range of articles sharing tips,…

Hobby: Operation Sand Dune, a desert Odyssey.

With the advent of Duel in the Sun, Carl Titterington, Andy Singleton and Sam Phillips have donned their sun cream and goggles to begin ‘Operation Sand Dune’ in earnest! Sam…

Painting: Captured British Morris truck

G’day all, Bryan here from the WWPD blog. I’ve been painting a lot of vehicles for my DAK lately, so I thought I would share a few tips on how…

Highlight: 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…

Highlight: 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…

Painting Guide: Deutsches Afrika Korps Kradschützen

Bryan, from the blog WWPD, sent in a fantastic Free French army list the other week and along with it mentioned his work on the German Afrika Korps, particularly his…

An Introduction to ‘Duel in the Sun’

Alessio Cavatore introduces us to ‘Duel in the Sun’ – available to order today! View in Store The initial series of supplements for Bolt Action (i.e. the “Armies of…” books)…

Bolt Action: North Africa campaign

With the impending release (this Friday) of our ‘Duel in the Sun’ theatre book for Bolt Action – which covers the fighting across the African and Italian campaigns, the Warlord…

FREE gear with an Axis or Allied Desert Tank Platoon!

Yes that’s 1 FREE Stowage or Tank Crew pack when you buy your choice of 3 tanks for war in the desert – and you’ll get 10% off the value of…

Highlight: AfrikaKorps kradschutzenMotorcycle

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….

History: The Siege of Tobruk

Tobruk was the one rock that stood firm against Rommel’s inexorable advance in the desert. Churchill urged that the port should be held “to the death without thought of retirement.”…

New: Duel In the Sun Desert Platoon offers

With our focus drifting across the sands to the blistering heat of the desert we thought it timely to give you the opportunity to grab your desert forces and prepare…

Spotlight: Sydney ‘Digger’ Robinson

As is standard with all of the books in our Bolt Action range, the up-coming Theatre Book ‘Duel in the Sun’ comes accompanied by a FREE miniature when purchased direct…

New: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf.F1/G/H

Released today the latest addition to our fast-growing range of plastic 1:56 scale Bolt Action vehicles is this eagerly awaited Panzer IV medium tank! This plastic kit contains all the…

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….

Webstore: Panzer III Ausf L

Contains a resin and metal vehicle, supplied unpainted and unassembled.

Webstore: Panzer Ia

Pack contains 1 metal and resin vehicle Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 233 armoured car

Pack contains 1 metal and resin vehicle with 2 metal crewmen. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 251/1 ausf C halftrack

Containing a single Sd.KLfz 251/1 ausf C half-track, more popularly known as a ‘Hanomag’, this easy to build, yet remarkably detailed, plastic boxed set gives your Landsers mobility, a degree…

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 251/10 half-track (3.7cm PaK) plastic boxed set

Box contains 1 plastic, metal and resin halftrack in 1:56 scale. Also contains 2 metal crewmen and a full-colour waterslide decal sheet. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Opel Blitz Truck – Open Canopy

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…

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 7 Half track

The Sdkf7 was the standard medium prime mover for the German armed forces in WW2. This half track

Webstore: Panzer II Ausf. A/B/C

The Panzer II (also known as Panzerkampfwagen II), was a light tank that saw action at the start of and throughout the war and an almost all battlefields. It was…

Webstore: Tiger I ausf H

The Tiger is probably the best known of all German tanks of World War II and certainly the tank most feared by the Allies! It was a lumbering monster of…

Webstore: Panzer III Ausf J

The Panzer III was one of the most numerous German tanks of the war, and was the mainstay of German armoured forces when they invaded the Soviet Union. It was…

Webstore: Stowage pack – tarps and rolls

Pack contains 3 metal sprues of stowage as shown in the image. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Panzer IV ausf D

Pack contains 1 metal and resin vehicle. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Panzerjager I tank destroyer

The Panzerjager I (German “Tank Hunter 1”) was the first of the German tank destroyers to see service in the Second World War. It mounted a Czech

Webstore: Stowage pack – German

Pack contains a variety of metal accessories to add to your German vehicles, your troops or to use on terrain pieces. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 221 Armoured Car

Another armoured car to add to the arsenal of the Third Reich, the Sd.Kfz 221 was a light reconnaissance vehicle armed with either an MG34 or 28mm

Webstore: Schwimmwagen

The Schwimmwagen was adapted from the Kubelwagen to produce a four-wheel drive amphibious vehicle. It was widely used – and not just in an amphibious role – fulfilling a similar…

Webstore: Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Car

The Sd.Kfz 222 Armoured Car was used a an armoured Scout vehicle issued to the Panzersp

Webstore: Panzer III Ausf M

Contains a resin and metal vehicle, supplied unpainted and unassembled.

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: Opel Blitz Truck – Closed Canopy

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…

Webstore: Kubelwagen

The Kubelwagen was the military version of the Volkswagen and proved a reliable, rugged and much-liked little workhorse that saw action on every front from the start of the war….

Webstore: German Ammunition trailer

Contains a resin and metal trailer, supplied unpainted and unassembled.

Webstore: German 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: German Army Propagandakompanie Cameraman

Battlefield Reporters were used throughout the Second World War by almost every side. They played a hugely important role in documenting the action and driving the propaganda machine – with…

Webstore: German Feldgendarmes

Pack contains 3 metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf. F1/G/H medium tank

Whilst the propaganda headlines may well have gone to the big cats such as the Panther and the Tiger, the Panzer IV was the backbone of German armoured capability throughout…

Webstore: German Cargo accessory pack

Pack contains 6 pieces of cargo to use in your transport vehicles on the back of your armour to act as scenic pieces in their own right. Note: Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Early War German Balkenkreuz decal sheet

Pack contains 1 waterslide decal sheet Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Afrika Korps 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: German Tiger Zug

Our superbly detailed new kit, made by plastic manufacturers Italeri, has Zimmerit anti-magnetic mine paste giving it the authentic look for mid to late war. It also includes a plastic…

Webstore: Plastic Panzer IV Ausf. F1/G/H medium tank

Whilst the propaganda headlines may well have gone to the big cats such as the Panther and the Tiger, the Panzer IV was the backbone of German armoured capability throughout…

Webstore: German High Command

Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Tiger I Ausf. E heavy tank plastic box set

The Tiger was hurried into action on the Russian front as a response to the heavier Soviet tanks that had caught the Wehrmacht unawares. Its massive square body and rounded…

Webstore: Axis Desert Tank War

Duel In The Sun is a perfect starting point for anyone interested in the Desert campaigns of 1940-43 and on into Italy through to 1945. To help you get started…

Webstore: German Phanomen Granit H25 Truck

Pack contains 1 metal and resin vehicle. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Kfz 69/70 Horch heavy field car

Pack contains 1 resin and metal vehicle. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Kfz 13 ‘Adler’, German armoured car

1 resin and metal vehicle Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

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

Pack contains 1 metal gun and 3 metal crew miniatures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Krupp Protze heavy field car

The Krupp-Protze was a six-wheeled 6×4 German truck and artillery tractor produced between 1934 and 1941, which was heavily used during World War II. Around 7,000 units were made. Powered…

Webstore: Afrika Korps Kradschutzen motorcycle

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….

Webstore: Horch 1a with 2cm Flak (Afrika Korps)

Pack contains 1 metal gun and 3 crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Afrika Korps Kradschutzen motorcycle and sidecar

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….

Webstore: Afrikakorps 1941-1943 Box Set

38 plastic figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted