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Wargames Workshop: in store D-Day event

Check out the album of photos from today’s 75th Anniversary D-Day action. After facing determined resistance, the Allies finally managed to punch through and overwhelm the German defences.   The Ox & Bucks also defended the bridge from waves of counter attacks from the 21st Panzer Division until Lord Lovatt’s Commandos arrived to relieve them….

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History: The Battle for Pegasus Bridge

The night before D-Day, a force consisting of 200 men of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light companies as well as 20 sappers, men of the Glider Pilot Regiment and around 200 British Airborne Paratroopers were ordered by glider to attack and hold the bridges of Ranville, over the river Orne and Benouville over the Caen…

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Heroes of D-Day: British & Commonwealth

This week, we’re looking at some of the interesting personalities you can add to your British & Commonwealth forces during our D-Day campaign! Brigadier Lord Lovat (Sir Simon Fraser) Aristocratic and haughty, Lovat nonetheless inspired confidence in his men through his utter contempt for danger and his fearless leadership. Simon Fraser, the 15th Lord Lovat…

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Focus: Sarissa World War Europe Terrain

The countdown has begun as the Allies prepare themselves for the largest and most ambitious amphibious landings in history to return the fight to Western Europe. Till that day, prepare your own battlefields with a selection of excellent Sarissa Precision terrain! Pre-order in Store Maison Forte (MF-10)/Sarissa Precision Painting Guide Single Storey House/Destroyed Single Storey…

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History: The Rangers at Pointe du Hoc

One of the most daring, dangerous, and infamous attacks of D-Day was the US Army Rangers’ assault on the guns of Pointe Du Hoc. Sporting huge cliffs that overlooked the English Channel, Pointe Du Hoc was right in between Utah and Omaha beaches with a commanding view of both. It was well known by the…

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Scenario: Omaha Beach

With our original Theatre Book, Battleground Europe, leading the way a few years back for D-Day, we thought we’d wring out our resident Italian games master, Alessio Cavatore, for all of his creative juices – in the form of an additional scenario. He’s come-up trumps with a modified take on our Beach Assault rules! The…

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Rules: Amphibious Assaults

Bolt Action writer Alessio Cavatore brings us the rules for staging beach landings in your games – perfect for Pacific themed battles as well as, of course, the D-Day landings. An over-the-beach assault is just about the worst way to enter combat, especially against an alerted enemy. The rise and fall of the surf is constantly…