Tag: British Airborne

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The Jedburgh Teams in Normandy

The Jedburgh Teams in Normandy

There were several resistance movements throughout occupied Europe. With their ability to disrupt German communications and movements from behind enemy lines, they were a critical resource to the coming invasion. Their members were also at high risk of being captured and killed. The Allied high command realized that without help, many of these groups would…

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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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A STREET IN ARNHEM – A Market Garden Scenario

Bolt Action Campaign books are packed with detailed information, army profiles and lists but more importantly specific scenarios for you to challenge yourself, group, club opponents too. Operation Market Garden is no exception with a stunning 20+ scenarios to choose from or play as one full campaign… SCENARIO 15: A STREET IN ARNHEM Although this…

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Focus: Major-General “Roy” Urquhart in Bolt Action

Major-General Robert Elliott “Roy” Urquhart CB DSO Roy Urquhart was the commander of the 1st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden,  memorably portrayed by Sir Sean Connery in the film A Bridge Too Far.   He served in India, North Africa, Sicily and Italy before being given command of the 1st Airborne Division early in…