Tagged: Western Desert

Frontline Report: Combeforce

The exploits of Combeforce are straight out of a Commando comic. A hell-for-leather drive across the desert, to block the retreat of a whole Italian army! Following their disastrous invasion…

Community Showcase: Johnathan Gallar’s Bersaglieri

With our focus on the second wave of Western Desert releases, we were very excited to see these beautiful Bersaglieri from Johnathan Gallar! Johnathan’s Bersaglieri are assembling to defend occupied…

New: A12 Matilda II infantry tank

Smash the enemy aside with the new Plastic A12 Matilda II infantry tank! View in Store Battle For France The battle for France saw Matilda IIs fighting what would become…

Spotlight: The Babini Group

Formed in Libya to consolidate any available Italian armour into a single unit, the Babini Group, who fought a heroic last stand at Beda Fomm! The Italian invasion of Egypt…

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…

Painting Guide: Long Range Desert Group

Just before the release of our Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) Chevrolet trucks we sent a few out early on patrol – a set of which found it’s way into the more than…

Unit Profile: British 7th Armoured Division ‘Desert Rats’

With the Bolt Action Theatre book ‘Duel In The Sun‘ and the latest Campaign book The Western Desert delving into the battles such as Beda Fomm 78 years on is…

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…

Battle Overview: Air War Over North Africa

Unlike the battles for France and the Low Countries, Greece and Yugoslavia, the Luftwaffe did not enjoy its customary air superiority over North Africa…  With an aggressive aerial bombing campaign…

Spotlight: Pete Hely’s Italian Army

Our casting supremo Pete Hely has been working hard to get his Italian Army ready for the invasion of Egypt! Pete’s Italian Army has been in the works for some…

New: Desert Themed Battlefield Set

Expanding your battlefields? The Warlord Scenic range has the answer with the Desert Themed Battlefield set: View in Store Battlefield theming set World War II, being a truly global conflict,…

Hobby: Paul Robins’ Italian Desert Army

Paul Robins is a long-time friend of Warlord Games and has been a collector for many years. He has amassed an impressive array of forces and we thought it about…

Showcase: British in the Desert – the 8th Army forces of Paul Robins

This week we’re looking in on Paul Robins’ British 8th Army force. Impressive, and  beautifully painted, the 8th Army are a labour of love – the level of detail, dedication, and…

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: 8th Army Support Group

Providing essential logistics and fire support, assist your front line units with the British 8th Army Support Group. View in Store This set contains: 1 x British 8th Army HQ…

Spotlight: The Queen of the Desert

Renowned for its heavy armour, the Matilda II stormed across battlefields in France and the Western Desert. These infantry tanks played a key role in the Commonwealth’s early victories! Designed…

New: British Commonwealth Infantry

Use the New Bolt Action British Commonwealth plastic infantry, based on the 8th army plastic with heads to represent Australian, South African, New Zealander and LRDG/SAS troops, to stop the…

Frontline Report: Battlegroup Italia

With the release of Campaign: The Western Desert almost upon us, we asked our master metallurgist and head caster Pete H to show off his fantastic Battlegroup Italia and give…