Korean War: Chinese PVA Infantry Support

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The elements of the Chinese PVA support group are available separately. We take a look at the headquarters units and weapon teams.

Korean War: Chinese PVA Support Infantry

Headquarters Team

Officers of the CCP army were selected on past military experience and political ideology. CCP army officers did not carry swords like Japanese officers. They had titles, not ranks; for example, Platoon Commander or Company Commander, rather than Lieutenant or Captain. Also included are models to represent medics and/or forward observers.

Korean War: Chinese PVA HQ

Contains 4 metal figures, supplied unassembled & unpainted 

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Medium Machine Gun Teams

The Type 24 machine gun was a Chinese produced copy of the MG08/15 Maxim machine gun. The Chinese would make use of captured US .30cal MMG and make copies of the .30 cal.

Korean War: Chinese PVA MMG Team

Contains 3 metal figures and 1 gun, supplied unassembled & unpainted 

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Medium Mortar Team

The Chinese had a fair number of medium mortars in the infantry battalion, typically utilizing the Russian model 82mm and the 81mm Brandt Mle 27/31 medium mortar. The Chinese PVA formed small batteries of three tubes in an infantry battalion’s weapons company and six-tube batteries in a battalion mortar company.

Korean War: Chinese PVA Medium Mortar Team

Contains 3 metal figures and 1 gun, supplied unassembled & unpainted 

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Getting started with the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army

The Armies of China allows players to choose a unique force and it will offer a challenge to play for the owner and the opponent. You may choose some new and interesting options for your Communist army. Make no mistake, this is an infantry fighting force, relying on infiltration, scouting and attacking at the proper moment at the most opportune location on the board. Conversely, if you are needing to defend your position then make use of every resource you have available to halt the UN aggressors.

This set gives you the ideal starting point to oppose the UN ‘imperialists’.

Chinese Peoples Volunteer Army

 

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Get started with the Korean War

Your starting point for re-enacting the ferocious battles of the Korean war is the Bolt Action: Korea book. It is absolutely crammed with history, army lists and scenarios.

Inside the book, you’ll find a comprehensive history of the conflict with details of every major battle fought between the two sides. It also includes details of the various forces and their organisation, commanders, and equipment. Scenarios are provided for many of the battles, along with comprehensive force selectors to help you assemble your force.

Bolt Action Korea

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