Tagged: US Marine Corps

Spotlight: Carlson’s Long Patrol

We’re heading deep into the jungles of Guadalcanal this week, following Evans Carlson and the Marine Raiders on an epic march deep into enemy territory. Guadalcanal On 7th August 1942,…

New: LVT(A)-1 37mm AMTANK

The USMC hit the beaches under the covering fire of their latest piece of equipment, the fully amphibious LVT(A)-1 37mm AMTANK… Discover more here soldier: View in Store The LVT(A)-1…

New: LVT(A)-4 75mm AMTANK

The US Marines have up-gunned their landing craft tracked (LVT) with the LVT(A)-4 75 mm Howitzer. Time to let em ave it! View in Store As the re-taking of the…

New: USMC Sets

Semper Fidelis! With the release of the LVT(A)-1 & LVT(A)-4, what better time to begin your Pacific in Flames campaign, than with these excellent USMC sets… The Battle For the…

LCVP Machine Gun Crew + Flotilla

Out today to lend a little firepower to your invasion fleet are the LCVP Machine Gun Crew, plus single landing craft and even a flotilla! US LCVP Machine Gun Crew…

New: US M3A2 Pondskater scout walker

The new US M3A2 Pondskater scout walker is reconnoitring the area and providing essential intel on the enemies positions. US M3A2 Pondskater scout walker View in Store As the US…

How to: Paint a USMC Buffalo

Prepare your Pacific campaign as Jacob Richards shows you how to paint a USMC Buffalo! Hey Guys: Jamie here! Jacob Richards – who I am sure you have seen on…

USMC Speed Paint

Andy Zeck gets his paintbrush and stopwatch out to get these Marines done in double time! Hey Guys – Jamie here! I am sure many of you are already familiar…

How to: Paint USMC Marines!

Get your paint brushes out as Jacob Richards goes into detail – painting USMC Marines! Hey, guys! JamieT here! We really hope you have been enjoying all the hobby related…

Hobby: How to do Jungle Basing

Danny Moss teaches us how to do some scenic bases for your USMC and get that realistic look! Step 1 – Inspiration The main idea for this project came from…

20% OFF US Collection Deal – This Weekend Only!

To celebrate our fine cousins in the good old US of A on their Presidents Day, we’re knocking 20% off the US model range in the Bolt Action 20% collection,…

New: M7 HMC Priest

Rumbling onto the battlefield comes the M7 Priest, the workhorse of the motorised artillery units, bringing unparalleled close fire support to the US and British armies: View in Store Now with…

New: Osprey Publishing US Marine Rifleman & Corps Raider 1939-45

A compulsive read – packed with information and history of both the US Marine Rifleman (1939-45) and US Marine Corps Raider (1942-43) both books include superb photographic references and detailed…

Focus: Bolt Action – Armies of the United States

Written by Massimo Torriani, Armies of the United States is a must have supplement for anyone with a copy of the Bolt Action rulebook. View in Store Packed into this…

Focus: The LVT (NWE Edition!)

With the recent release of our Polsten AA gun, we turned once more to LVT-obsessed Rich Dando – and steered him away from his usual (Pacific) Theatre of choice –…

Highlight: US Marine Corps

Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US Marine Corps fought in – actions that have rightfully sent the USMC into legend. There are few…

History: Battle for Iwo Jima 1945

Battle for Iwo Jima (19th February to 26th March 1945) During their ‘island hopping’ campaign, the US Marines were tasked to take the heavily fortified island of Iwo Jima, in…

History: The Pacific Theatre

Looking at a brief history of the conflict often forgotten as Empires erupt in flames across the Pacific A brief history of the Pacific theatre in World War II In…

Scenario: Iwo Jima Bunker Assault

If you are looking for a challenging scenario then recreating the fighting during the Battle for Iwo Jima has to be the pinnicle, we suggest using the Bunker Assault scenario…

Painting: USMC Camo tutorial

Warlord Games studio painter Andrés Amián presents his expert guide to painting US Marine Corps camo: I tend to think that for wargames figures it is better to paint a camouflage approximation…

Battle Report: USMC Vs Japanese

Maciej Krol, Warlords own Polish Sales Manager, & friend Jan Gradon recently laid out their battlefield and got stuck in   Maciej; We played the Point Defence scenario (Bolt Action…

1500 point Pacific Armies

Released alongside the Bolt Action campaign book Empires in Flames the Pacific and Far East we present two fantastic 1500pt armies – perfect to expand your Island hopping counteroffensive in…

Head to Head: M4 Sherman Vs Type 97 Medium Tank

Andy Singleton of Volley Fire Painting Services has been polishing his camera lens and wetting his palette as he delves into the background of two Pacific mainstays of the Japanese and…

Island Offensive Starter 1500 pt Armies

Alongside the Bolt Action supplement Empire in Flames the Pacific and Far East we introduced two fantastic 1500pt armies – perfect to start your Island hopping offensive in the Pacific!…

Conversion Clinic: Shermans in the Pacific

The Sherman was the workhorse of the Allied forces throughout the Second World War. If you’d like to know a little more about it, please take a look at this…

Showcase: The LVT4 ‘Buffalo’

With the ‘Empires in Flames’ Theatre Book for Bolt Action now out, it’s time to mount up and head back to the beaches of the Pacific! Rich D of our Warlord…

Hobby: Converting USMC Plastics

With the recent release of Empire in Flames Warlorder Rich.D’s been adding to his Bolt Action US Marines with some fantastic conversions; RichD: I’ve been collecting US Marines for around 18…

Scenario: Jungle Road Ambush!

Burma, the end of February 1944, men of the 5307 Composite Unit (better known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders) embarked on an incredibly arduous march of about 1200 Km through the Himalayas…

An Introduction to ‘Empires in Flames’

Alessio Cavatore introduces us to the Bolt Action supplement ‘Empires in Flames’ the Pacific and Far East. View in Store Alessio: The initial series of supplements for Bolt Action (i.e. the…

Focus: LCVP Higgins Boat

Sarissa Precision are leading the assault on the beaches with the most common American landing craft of WWII – the LCVP (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel). View in Store Kit Dimensions L220 x…

New: Empires In Flames!

Our latest Bolt Action Theatre Book is now available! ‘Empires In Flames – the Pacific and Far East’ is supplied with a free exclusive miniature of USMC Medal of Honour winner,…

New: Merrill’s Marauders

Out today, great for American players – especially if you’re ready with your Empire in Flames – Walking 1200 Km through the Himalayas to emerge behind Japanese lines in Burma…

Re-Packaged: LVT-4 ‘Buffalo’ Amtrac

From Sea to Land comes the iconic image of the LVT-4 ‘Buffalo’ – Whether deploying US Marines to the shores of Far Eastern Islands or Royal Marines across the flooded…

New: USMC 75mm pack howitzer light artillery

Providing long range fire support for US commanders, the 75mm pack howitzer makes its way into battle hardened hands of the USMC – raining shells from above onto the enemies…

John Basilone: Empires In Flames

View in Store When you buy one of our Theatre Books direct through the Warlord webstore you get an exclusive FREE Miniature (not available anywhere else!) specifically for that book….

Spotlight: War In The Pacific

With the upcoming release of the latest Bolt Action Theatre Book, Empires In Flames (now available for Pre-Order) we thought it would be timely to delve deep in to the…

Hobby: Rich Dando’s USMC Stretcher Teams

Following his original collection of US Marines earlier this year, our Richard Dando has been quietly beavering away trying to incorporate as many weird and wonderful components into the army…

Platoon Guide: M4 Sherman Medium Tank

History The mainstay of the Allied armies, the Sherman was one of the most versatile tanks during the war, from the fields of Europe to the jungles of the Pacific….

Webstore: Armies of the United States

With this supplement for Bolt Action, players have all the information they need to field the military forces of the United States of America. Entering the war after the attack…

Hobby: US Marine Corps

Expert painter Rafa ‘Archiduque’ sent us these pics of his US Marine Corps – great job, Rafa! View in Webstore

WW2 LCM Landing Craft

This laser-cut wood Landing Craft model is perfect for beach assault battles such as D-Day or the Pacific islands. Wide enough to take a Sherman tank, they’re ideal for taking…

Hobby: Pete Wright’s Armoured Ambulance

Warlord’s Pete Wright has been busy converting an armoured ambulance. He explains how he went about it: Inspired by the Airfix half-track that those of a certain age will remember,…

New: Pacific Buildings and Village

Deck your gaming table out in style with these beautifully detailed laser-cut wooden buildings, perfect for island hopping battles in the Pacific theatre and the Far East during WWII, the…

Rules: Famous Characters of the Pacific Theatre

These historical characters, presented with a somewhat ‘Hollywood’ style, are here to add flavour to your armies. They may be included in future official publications, but in the meantime they…

History: Alligator Creek, Guadalcanal 1942

The battle for Alligator Creek is officially known as the Battle of the Tenaru. 6,000 troops from the Japanese 28th Infantry Regiment, the Yokosuka Special Naval Landing Force, and 35th…

Scenario: Alligator Creek, Guadalcanal

On the 7 August 1942 the United States Marine Corps landed on the strategic south pacific island of Guadalcanal and stopped the construction of a vital Japanese airfield. If operational…

Pacific collector’s guide – The Armies

We have had a fantastic response to the collecting articles and in time honoured fashion we have listed the products as complete armies so you can jump straight in and…

Gallery: Vehicles of the Pacific Theatre

Here we have a selection of off the shelf and converted vehicles for the Pacific theatre. Although there may not be as many varients present in this theatre it doesn’t…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – Part 4

Andrew’s Imperial Japanese Now the first game is out of the way (the less said about my luck in that the better) it is time to turn my attention to…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre: Battle Report

4 Players. 500 points each. 1 objective – annihilation…  So for the first time we would be getting our armies out for a game. We had taken a few weeks…

History: The United States Marine Corps

Motto: Semper Fidelis Image courtesy of Osprey Publishing   The USMC was first created on the 10th of November 1775, during the American War of Independence (best known in the…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – part 2

In part 2 of our series on collecting our Pacific armies we are taking our forces up to to 500 points, with the knowledge that we will be playing a…

New: Plastic US Marines

Storm the beaches and reclaim the Pacific with our multi-pose plastic US Marines, now available to to buy in our webstore. Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the…

Speed Painting: US Marine Corps infantryman

Super-fast painter Andrew Chesney shares his methods for getting your forces painted up and on the battlefield in double-quick time: When you’re getting started on a new force, one of…

New: USMC Support Teams

The US Marines receive some welcome support this week in the form of three new sets, providing  machine gun, mortar and anti-tank capabilities. Just the thing for retaking those Pacific…

Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre – part 1

As promised, here is the first instalment of our Pacific campaign collecting series. The idea is that four of us here at Warlord HQ (Ches, Daz, Bill and Rich), who…

Preview: Collecting Armies for the Pacific Theatre

The Pacific war was a desperate and bloody part of the global conflict of WWII. From Guadalcanal through to Okinawa and the attack on the Japanese mainland, many different forces…

Pre-order: US Marines Infantry and Starter Army

Storm the beaches and reclaim the Pacific with our multi-pose plastic US Marines, now available to pre-order. Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US…

New: Plastic M3A1 Half-Track and Armoured Fist Platoon

Out now is our all-new plastic M3A1 Half-Track kit – perfect for transporting your US infantry into position and providing fire support while the battle rages. Buy Now in Store…

Sgt Rock – Painted by Claudia Zuminich

Not content with doing a cracking paint-job on our Sergeant Rock model, Claudia Zuminich has taken a creative approach to photographing him in some highly realistic jungle terrain! Sergeant Rock…

Preview: USMC plastics 3-ups

With our plastic Japanese about to storm ashore any day, you’ll need something to stem the tide of the Emperor’s loyal soldiers. Hirohito’s boys won’t have it all their own…

New: US Marine Corps HQ & Squad

This week sees the reconfiguration of our US Marine Corps range bringing it in line with how units are structured in Bolt Action and just in time to have your…

New: US Marine .30 cal teams

Our existing .30 cal packs have both received a new recruit to act as a loader bringing them in line with the regulation three man teams. buy now in store…

New: US Marine support weapons

United States Marine corps Flamethrower, sniper and bazooka all in one pack need we say anymore then that! buy now in store While we were carrying out this restructuring exercise…

Gallery: Claudia Zuminich’s USMC

If you follow our Facebook page you will be no stranger to Claudia’s work. We liked it so much we have asked her if we could show some of it off…

Webstore: WW2 LCD Landing Craft

Laser cut 2mm MDF with Laser etched detail. Kit supplied unassembled and unpainted. Tank not included!

Webstore: Prone US Marine With Thompson SMG Lobbing Grenade

Contains a single Prone US Marine With Thompson SMG Lobbing Grenade Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: Plastic LCM3 USN landing craft

The LCM (Landing Craft Mechanised) saw more than 8,500 were built in American yards between 1942 and 1945. As Britain had no tank-carrying craft lighter than LCT (Landing Craft Tank),…

Webstore: Sandbag Armoured Sherman M4A3

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. The Break out from the Normandy beaches and the bocage could never been achieved without the armoured support. Although…

Webstore: US Armoured Fist

This great value boxed set contains a great start to your US army with three squads of American Infantry and their armoured half-track transports! Whether you face German, Italian or…

Webstore: US Marine Corps BAR Gunner Kneeling

Contains a single US Marine Corps BAR Gunner Kneeling Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine BAR Gunner Throwing Grenade

Contains a single US Marine BAR Gunner Throwing Grenade Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Corps HQ

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

Webstore: US Marine Corps BAR Gunner Prone

Contains a single US Marine Corps BAR Gunner Prone Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Corps 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: US Marine Corps Rifleman Charging

Contains a single US Marine Corps Rifleman Charging Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Corps Squad

A blister pack jammed full of 10 “Leathernecks” armed to the teeth and ready for action. This features our Figurehead System – allowing you to make your models truly unique….

Webstore: US Marine Corps Rifleman Kneeling

Contains a single US Marine Corps Rifleman Kneeling Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Firing .30 cal team loader

Pack contains 1metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Firing M1 Carbine

Contains a single US Marine Firing M1 Carbine Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Firing Rifle Grenade

Contains a single US Marine Firing Rifle Grenade Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Redeplying .30 cal team loader

Pack contains 1 metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: US Marine with Thompson SMG

Contains a single US Marine with Thompson SMG Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine Reloading Rifle

Contains a single US Marine Reloading Rifle Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine With Rifle Running

Contains a single US Marine With Rifle Running Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine with Thompson SMG Pulling Grenade Pin

Contains a single US Marine with Thompson SMG Pulling Grenade Pin Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marine with Winchester Combat Shotgun

Contains a single US Marine with Winchester Combat Shotgun Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: US Marines plastic box set

Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US Marine Corps fought in – actions that have rightfully sent the USMC into legend. There are few…

Webstore: US vehicle names decals

Contains 1 waterslide decal sheet

Webstore: USMC 30 Cal MMG team redeploying

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

Webstore: USMC 30 Cal MMG team firing

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

Webstore: USMC 60mm light mortar

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

Webstore: USMC Bazooka, Sniper and Flamethrower teams

Pack contains 6 metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: USMC 81mm mortar

Pack contains 1 metal mortar and 3 metal foot figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: USMC M1917 MMG team

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

Webstore: USMC M3A1 37mm anti-tank gun

The 37 mm Gun M3 was the first dedicated anti-tank gun fielded by United States forces. Introduced in 1940, it became their standard with its size enabling it to be…

Webstore: Sitting US Marine Firing Rifle

Contains a single Sitting US Marine Firing Rifle Metal Model Supplied Unpainted

Webstore: Sherman M4A3 (76mm) with wooden armour

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. During the campaign in the Pacific the US forces were known to apply wooden armour to the sides of…

Webstore: Sherman M4A3 (76mm)

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. The Break out from the Normandy beaches and the bocage could never been achieved without the armoured support. Although…

Webstore: Sherman M4A3 (75mm) with wooden armour

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. During the campaign in the Pacific the US forces were known to apply wooden armour to the sides of…

Webstore: Semper Fidelis – US Marines Starter Army

Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US Marine Corps fought in – actions that have rightfully sent the USMC into legend. There are few…

Webstore: Plastic M4 Sherman medium tank

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. The Break out from the Normandy beaches and the bocage could never been achieved without the armoured support. Although…

New: Bolt Action US Marine Corps support weapons!

Well, if we’re going to let you have the Reinforcements for the US Marines, we may as well let you get hold of the 60mm mortar and 30 cal LMG…

Webstore: M3 Halftrack

The M3 half-tracked personnel carrier was one of the most popular and widely used personnel carrier of the war.

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…

Webstore: LVT-4 ‘Buffalo’, Amtrac

Carrying troops, light vehicles and essential supplies ashore, either from ship or from the opposite bank of rivers, the LVT-4 Buffalo was a widely used landing vehicle tracked (LVT). Serving…

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…

Preview: New Bolt Action Range Unveiled!

All that European war stuff may all be well and good (and it is!) but it’ time to branch out and as we’ve had stacks of requests for this theatre…

Webstore: United States painting guide – digital download

This 7 page Painting Guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to painting a GI (general infantryman) of the U.S. Army and easily the most ubiquitous American tank of…

Webstore: United States 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 Armies of the United States PDF

With this supplement for Bolt Action, players have all the information they need to field the military forces of the United States of America. Entering the war after the attack…

Webstore: US Army M3 White scout car

Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: 1/72 P-51C Mustang

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

Webstore: Bolt Action getting started bundles

Perhaps you’re looking for a present for a friend – or sneakily you’re secretly plotting to spread the good word of Warlord and convert some new gamers to Bolt Action?…

Webstore: 1/72 P-51 B/C Mustang – FZ152, 1944

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

Webstore: 1/72 P-47D Thunderbolt

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

Webstore: US armoured platoon

The Sherman Tank was the main stay of the American army. The Break out from the Normandy beaches and the bocage could never been achieved without the armoured support. Although…

Webstore: Digital Armies of the United States eBook

With this supplement for Bolt Action, players have all the information they need to field the military forces of the United States of America. Entering the war after the attack…

Webstore: M8 Greyhound Armoured Car

The M8 Armoured Car saw extensive service with the American army in Europe and the Far East. It also saw service with both British (who nicknamed it ‘Greyhound’ due to…

Webstore: M3A1 Half-track plastic boxed set

One of the most iconic pieces of hardware in US Military history, over 40,000 M3 half-tracks were produced during World War II with many thousands of similar models also being…

Webstore: Calliope multiple rocket launcher

Pack contains 1 resin and metal rocket launcher. Note: tank not included! Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: M8 Scott GMC

It was developed on the chassis of the then-new Light Tank M5 (Stuart VI). The test vehicle had the standard M5 turret removed, and replaced with an open-topped turret. Armament…

Webstore: ‘Deuce’ 2-and-a-half ton truck

The workhorse of the US army as well as doing sterling service with many other countries during World War II and for many years afterwards this 2 1/2 ton truck…

Webstore: ‘Deuce’ 2-and-a-half ton truck with 50cal.MG

The workhorse of the US army as well as doing sterling service with many other countries during World War II and for many years afterwards this 2 1/2 ton truck…

Webstore: 1/72 F4U-1 Corsair

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

Webstore: USMC 75mm pack howitzer light artillery

Providing long range fire support for US commanders, the 75mm pack howitzer makes it’s way into battle hardened hand of the USMC – raining shells from above onto the enemies…

Webstore: USMC 75mm pack howitzer light artillery

Providing long range fire support for US commanders, the 75mm pack howitzer makes it’s way into battle hardened hand of the USMC – raining shells from above onto the enemies…