Tagged: 8th Army

New: Monty – General Montgomery

Best known perhaps for his victorious command of the British Eighth Army in the Western Desert, General Montgomery is ready to be a figurehead for your troops as they head…

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…

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: 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: Troop Sergeant Major “Nobby” Clarke

This week, we’re taking a look at one of the Heroes of the Western Desert featured in our Campaign The Western Desert book – Troop Sergeant Major “Nobby” Clarke! “Nobby”…

Spotlight: Commonwealth Infantry Brigades

Our Western Desert campaign book gives you the opportunity to field forces from across the Commonwealth – this week, we’re exploring the special rules that set the different nations apart. …

New: 8th Army 6-pounder ATG

Blow away enemy armour with the new 8th Army 6-pounder anti-tank gun! View in Store The QF 6-pdr was the highly successful replacement for the 2-pdr, being copied by the…

New: British 8th Army HQ + MMG + Medium Mortar

The British 8th Army stand ready to duel with the Axis forces and secure a front of the war, the new British 8th army HQ, Medium Mortar Team and Medium…

Frontline Report: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

In the final instalment [for now] of our series on iconic units of the Western Desert, we’re touching on one of the British Army’s most iconic units – the Argyll…

New: 8th Army – 30 plastic figures

With the new Warlord Games plastic 8th Army, the Bolt Action British and Commonwealth forces are ready to drive all opposition from North Africa. View in Store Formed from the Western…

Frontline Report: 6th Rajputana Rifles

We’re continuing our series exploring some of the lesser known units of the Western Desert theatre. Today, we’re following the 6th Rajputana Rifles on their journey from the deserts of…

New: SAS Jeep (Western Desert) A

Bringing an overwhelming amount of firepower, this new SAS Jeep delivers a compact but powerful punch! View in Store The SAS were quick to see the potential for a rugged…

New: SAS Jeep (Western Desert) B

Raid base camps and sabotage the enemy with this new SAS Jeep! View in Store As with the LRDG vehicles, these are primarily mobile combat weapons rather than transportation. These…

Frontline Report: 1st Punjab Regiment

In preparation for the release of the new Western Desert campaign supplement, we’ve been looking at some of the unique regiments you can build with our new 8th Army plastic…

Workbench: Rats of Tobruk

The famous Desert Rats charge into action! Following last week’s tease of the Afrika Korps, what else could we follow up with? The battle for North Africa begins with all…

New: British 8th Army starter army

Get ready to build and battle across North Africa with the British 8th Army starter army box set! View in Store The British 8th Army comprised of men from around…

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: British Desert Rats, 8th Army – 1000pt Starter army

Conquer the desert with the British Desert Rats, 8th Army – 1000pt starter army set! Everything you need to start your Bolt Action army. View in Store As a special…

Step by Step: Painting the Caunter scheme

Andy Singleton of Volleyfire Painting took some time out to help us with a ‘How To’ article as he paints the eye-catching caunter scheme! Andy: In this article, I look at a…

Hobby: Making an Indian Division!

Carl Titterington reveals his latest project – the 4th Indian Infantry Division with reinforcements! Carl: If you have read any of my previous articles or any of the Operation Sand Dune…

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…

Focus: Bolt Action – Armies of Great Britain

Written by Jake Thornton, the Bolt Action supplement Armies of Great Britain is crammed with explosive action and ready to be triggered in readiness for invasion! View in Store From…

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: M3 Grant Medium Tank with Track Guards

The Medium Tank M3 was an American lend lease tank used by the British as well as the Americans during World War II. In Britain the tank had a different…

New: LRDG Chevrolet Trucks

Are you energetic, innovative, self-reliant, physically and mentally tough, and able to live and fight in seclusion in the Libyan desert? From the depths of the desert, where no one would…

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…

Highlight: Bofors QF 40mm

As the sun beats down upon the brows of the brave Tommies of the British Commonwealth and they stand firm against the Axis aggressors, the ubiquitous 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun…

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: Austin K2 ‘Katie’ ambulance

We’ve all seen the classic war movie ‘Ice Cold in Alex’ (and if not then go watch a classic now!) where one of the stars of the film is an…

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…

Webstore: British Carrier Section plastic boxed set

One of the enduring images of the British (and other forces of His Majesty’s Commonwealth) are the brave lads being carried hell for leather in their Universal Carriers. The Bren…

Webstore: British AEC Armoured Car Mk III

Mounting a potent 75mm gun the mk III AEC armoured car was probably the most heavily armed recce vehicle of WWII. The earlier Mk II carried the 6 pounder (57mm)…

Webstore: British AEC Armoured Car Mk II

The heavy hitters of the recon regiments! Despite their size and appearance these apparent light weights carried a not too shabby

Webstore: British 8th Army 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: Bedford OY 3-ton Lorry

The OY was a 3-ton transport vehicle that saw service throughout the war and in many theatres of operations. Wherever your Tommies and Commonwealth troops want to go, the OY…

New: Plastic British 8th Army – Desert Rats

Now on general release these plastic British 8th Army are ideal to recreate one of the best-known formations of the British Army during World War II, that fought in the…

Webstore: Willys jeep with canopy

The famous jeep that was the workhorse of all the allied armies. Found in pretty much every theatre of war in many and varied roles it has been suggested that…

Webstore: SAS long range Jeep (Western Desert) B

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

Webstore: SAS long range Jeep (Western Desert) A

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

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: 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: Vickers Light Tank Mk VIB

The Mk VI was produced from 1936 to 1940 with approximately 1,000 Mark VI tanks having been built.

Webstore: Vickers Light Tank Mk VIB (Western Desert)

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

Webstore: Vickers Light Tank Mk VIC

The Mk VI was produced from 1936 to 1940 with approximately 1,000 Mark VI tanks having been built.

Webstore: Vickers Light Tank Mk VIC (Western Desert)

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

Webstore: M3 Lee Medium Tank

The first M3s were operational in late 1941 the U.S. Army needed a good tank and coupled with Great Britain

Webstore: M3 Grant medium tank with track guards

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

Webstore: M3 Grant medium tank

The first M3s were operational in late 1941 the U.S. Army needed a good tank and coupled with Great Britain

Webstore: Desert Rats 1940-43

38 hard plastic multipose British or Commonwealth infantry for the desert war. There are enough to make a platoon of 3 sections plus an HQ section. Also included are 32x…

Webstore: A9 Cruiser tank Mk I

The A9 Cruiser, MK I was an effective tank in the North African campaigns, it’s 2 pdr gun was lethal against the early Italian tanks it encountered during the North…

Webstore: British Universal Carrier MkII

The Bren (or more accurately “universal”) carrier is possibly unique in all the armies of WW2. A small light weight armoured troop transport capable of carr

Webstore: A11 Matilda I infantry tank

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

Webstore: British Stowage Pack

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

Webstore: A10 Cruiser tank Mk II

Pack contains 1 metal and resin tank and 1 metal crew figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Great Britain 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: Morris CS9 armoured car

This early war British light armoured car saw action during the Fall of France and the campaign in the Western Desert. Pack contains 1 resin and metal vehicle Note: Models…

Webstore: MMG Carrier

Based on the classic British Universal Carrier Mk II, this vehicle mounts the ubiquitous Vickers Medium Machine gun which will give you all the mobile firepower your brave Tommies will…

Webstore: M5A1 Stuart light tank Box Set

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

Webstore: M5 Stuart light tank

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

Webstore: Humber Armoured Car MKII

Fast, armoured and deadly, the Humber Armoured Car MKII, with its 15mm besa Machine gun and over 70mph top speed, is an essential component in a well equipped British and…

Webstore: A12 Matilda II Infantry Tank (Western Desert)

The A12, more commonly known as the Matilda II, had exceptional armour, allowing it to shrug off hit after hit that would cripple a lesser vehicle. Pack contains 1 resin…

Webstore: Universal Carrier

The Universal Carrier, or Bren carrier as it became popularly known, was just that – a multi-purpose, tracked and armoured vehicle that filled a whole variety of roles with all…

Webstore: K2 ‘Katie’ Ambulance

The Austin K2/Y was a British heavy military ambulance built by the Austin Motor Company for use during the Second Wor

Webstore: Flying Standard 10′ “Tilly”

The Flying Standard 10 was produced by the Standard Motor Company and used by the British Commonwealth forces during the early stages of the war, in the desert campaign  and…

Webstore: Crusader MK I/II tank

With war clouds gathering, the British general staff ordered the acceleration of their cruiser tank programme

Webstore: Daimler Armoured Car Mk 1

Tough, fast and agile, the Daimler’s design was an enlarged version of the successful Daimler Dingo. With four-wheel drive and extremely low gearing, it could climb extremely steep slopes with…

Webstore: Downed RAF Pilot

Originally only available with pre-orders of our plastic German Infantry, our Downed RAF Pilot, Squadron Leader ‘Topper’ Redfern, is now available separately The Squadron Leader is sculpted having just bailed…

Webstore: Morris CS8 field tractor

Contains resin and metal vehicle.

Webstore: Bishop SPG

Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Allied 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…