von BK-Nils | 11.07.2018 | eingestellt unter: Warlord Games / Bolt Action

Bolt Action: Desert Teaser und Neuheiten

Warlord Games zeigen zwei neue Boxen, die dazu passende Erweiterung zum Wüstenkrieg und andere Neuheiten.

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Wenn der Sommer zu Ende geht, wirds mit gleich zwei Kunststoffboxen, einen neuem Kampagnenbuch und vielen anderen Neuheiten heiß in der Wüste

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Außerdem erscheint die zweite Welle für die Australier des Pazifik-Krieges.

The second wave of Australians has hit the shores of the Pacific theatre! The guerilla warfare has intensified!

Australian 40mm Bofors AA gun (Pacific) – 18.00 GBP

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One of the most popular and recognisable anti-aircraft guns of WWII, the Bofors was used by many Allied and Axis forces. Often firing over open sights at ground targets as well as it’s intended role as an anti-craft gun, the Bofors was the most common anti-aircraft gun of the war. The Bofors saw action in every theatre, and provided a reliable anti-aircraft mount that is still in use to this day! Wherever possible, the Australians deployed their Bofors guns to defend against marauding Japanese aircraft, especially around Allied airfields.

Australian 2-pdr light anti-tank gun (Pacific) – 13.00 GBP

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At the outbreak of war, the QF 2-pdr was the standard anti-tank gun of the British Army. It was an adequate weapon for the time, being slightly more effective in terms of armour penetration then the contemporary German 37mm PaK 36. Most anti-tank men were reassigned under the Jungle Division restructure. Those few that remained formed ‘Tank Attack’ units and were equipped with both 2pdr and 6pdr AT guns supplied from Britain, although these were of very limited use in the jungle environment of New Guinea and so only saw regular usage in Borneo from 1944 onwards.

Australian 6-pdr anti-tank gun (Pacific) – 13.00 GBP

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The QF 6-pdr was the highly successful replacement for the 2-pdr, being copied by the Americans as the 57mm gun, M1. Its useful lifespan was extended by new developments in ammunition that improved its armour penetration capabilities allowing it to knock out heavy tanks from the flank. Although supplemented by the 17-pdr, it was never entirely replaced and continued to serve in infantry units long after the war ended.

Australian 75mm pack howitzer (Pacific) – 13.00 GBP

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The ubiquitous 25pdr was the standard artillery piece of the Australian Army in the Pacific theatre, as it had been in the desert. The complete lack of roads and the dense jungle terrain encountered on the Pacific islands meant that deploying these guns was extremely difficult. One solution was to modify the gun by removing the gun shield and shortening the barrel. These were known as the 25pdr ‘Short’ and were 500kg lighter than the original, able to be man-handled and air-dropped. The special anti-tank ammunition was not normally issued in the Pacific theatre.

Australian platoon scout team (Pacific) – 5.00 GBP

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Japanese ambushes required a change in tactics to the desert fighting experienced so far. Instead of having the majority of a platoon’s sections ‘up front’, the Australians learnt to hold their platoons main strength in reserve until the enemy revealed himself. The forward scouts led the way for their platoon, risking death at any moment, this job was rotated regularly to make sure the scouts were always alert.

Australian medic team (Pacific) – 8.00 GBP

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Medical support in the jungle was vital, with tropical diseases causing more casualties than enemy fire. Lucky for the Australians, they could call on the local Papuans to assist them in evacuating the wounded by stretcher as the terrain made it impossible for vehicles to perform this role. In the Pacific theatre, the Japanese often deliberately targeted medics, so the Australians stopped wearing the Red Cross and some went into action armed.

Australian Forward Observer team (Pacific) – 5.00 GBP

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Although the terrain prevented constant artillery support, in some key battles the Australian Field Regiment’s 25pdrs could be dragged into position to soften up a Japanese defensive position. If conditions were suitable, Australians could also call upon the 1st Tactical Air Force consisting of RAAF fighter-bombers.

Kachin Native Irregular Squad – 15.00 GBP

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All sides made extensive use of native irregulars in the Burma theatre. Allied forces received help from Naga tribesmen in the mountainous northwest and from Chin, Karen and Kachin irregulars. These troops risked their lives many times over to help the deep penetration raids conducted into the inhospitable jungles and mountains in the north of the country.
This blister contains 10 men, in various poses, most of them armed with rifles except the NCO who has a submachine gun.

Wer alle neuen Releases auf einmal möchte, ist mit diesem Bundle gut versorgt.

Battle For The Jungle – 90.00 GBP

BA 22

Reinforcements have arrived! Australia and her Allies and unleashed a new wave of men and equipment ready to beat the Axis forces back and to finally conquer the Pacific!

This set contains:

  • 1 x Australian 40mm Bofors AA gun (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian 2-pdr light anti-tank gun (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian 6-pdr anti-tank gun (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian 75mm pack howitzer (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian platoon scout team (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian medic team (Pacific)
  • 1 x Australian Forward Observer team (Pacific)
  • 1 x Kachin Native Irregular Squad

Außerdem gibt es noch ein passendes Kampagnenbuch zuzüglich einer exklusiven, kostenlosen Miniatur.

Bolt Action Campaign: New Guinea – 19.99 GBP

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Remember that when you buy one of our Bolt Action books direct from us, it comes with an exclusive free miniature, not available anywhere else! For New Guinea the exclusive model is Corporal ‚Bull‘ Allenthe.

The New Guinea campaign spanned several years and thousands of miles; to even attempt to summarise such a huge campaign into a book of this size is to accept that it cannot do justice to those who fought in it. Many critical battles have not been presented as scenarios in this book, merely due to the constraints of the book size and the author’s wish to present a variety of very different scenarios for players. For those who are interested in a more in-depth look at the actual historical events surrounding the New Guinea campaign, a bibliography is provided to aid you in your research

132 pages of stunning photography and full-colour art this campaign supplement includes:

Campaign Overview

Prelude Scenario 1: Operation RI

Target New Guinea

  • Scenario 2: The Salamaua Raid
  • Scenario 3: The First Battle of Kokoda
  • The Fighting Escalates Scenario 4: Creek Ambush T
  • Milne Bay Scenario 5: The Battle of Milne Bay
  • Fighting Back To The Beaches Scenario 6: The Battle of Buna–Gona
  • Pressing The Advantage Scenario 7: Bobdubi Ridge
  • Salamaua Scenario 8: Mount Tambu
  • Maintaining The Offensive Scenario 9: Scarlet Beach
  • Unhealthy For The Japanese’ Operation Cartwheel Scenario 10: Los Negros
  • The Last Strategic Point Scenario 11: The Aitape Counter Attack
  • Bougainville Scenario 12: Slater’s Knoll The Aftermath

Legends of New Guinea:

  • Second Lieutenant Tetsuo Ogawa
  • Colonel George Warfe
  • Captain Geoffrey Vernon
  • Sergeant Major Katue
  • Lieutenant Colonel Hatsuo Tsukamoto

Armies Of Australia:

The Army List, National Special Rules, including Limited Artillery Support, Aggressive Patrolling, Never Give Up

Campaign Characteristic Special Rules:

Australia is next…, Fighting withdrawal, Jungle Warfare Masters

New units include:

  • Militia Infantry Section
  • AIF Infantry Section
  • Jungle Division Infantry Section
  • Platoon Scout Team
  • Independent Company Commando Section
  • Independent Company Raiding Party
  • Jungle Engineer Section
  • Papuan Infantry Battalion Section
  • Matilda II, CS & ‘Frog’

Japan

  • IJN or SNLF Scout Team
  • IJA Engineer Squad
  • Japanese Night Infiltrators
  • Lone Sniper

The Netherlands

  • Infantry Squads and Teams
  • KNIL Guerrilla Rifle Section
  • KNIL Guerrilla Light Machine Gun Section

Theatre Selectors include:

  • Australia 2nd Australian Imperial Force in the Mediterranean & North Africa 1941–42
  • Lark Force
  • 1942 Australian Army
  • Kanga Force
  • Defence of Milne Bay
  • 1943–45 Australian ‘Jungle Division’
  • Australian Tank Troop, New Guinea 1943–45

United States of America:

  • Ghost Mountain Boys
  • US Army Late War, New Guinea

The Netherlands:

  • KNIL Guerrillas

Japan:

  • Assault of New Guinea
  • South Seas Detachment
  • Japanese Pacific Defenders
  • IJA Heavy Machine Gun Platoon
  • Japanese Army, New Guinea 1943–45

Tropical Hazards including Exhaustion, Mud, & Monsoon Season

plus much much more!

Auch zum neuen Kampagnenbuch, wird es passende Bundles geben.

Australian Army – 95.00 GBP

BA 25

Milne Bay was defended by a motley assortment of soldiers that had arrived between June and August 1942. These included veteran soldiers of the AIF’s 7th Division who had fought at Tobruk, three militia battalions of the 7th Infantry Brigade, as well as machine gun, anti-tank and anti-aircraft units.

This set is a perfect starter into the jungles of New Guinea…

  • Australian Officer Team (Pacific)
  • Australian militia infantry section (Pacific)
  • Australian Jungle Division infantry section (Pacific)
  • 2x Papuan Infantry Battalion section (Pacific)
  • Australian PIAT and anti-tank rifle teams (Pacific)
  • Australian short 25-pdr (Pacific)
  • M3 Stuart

Australian Release Bundle – 136.00 GBP

BA 26

Milne Bay was defended by a motley assortment of soldiers that had arrived between June and August 1942. These included veteran soldiers of the AIF’s 7th Division who had fought at Tobruk, three militia battalions of the 7th Infantry Brigade, as well as machine gun, anti-tank and anti-aircraft units.

Contains:

  • Bolt Action Campaign: New Guinea
  • Corporal ‚Bull‘ Allen – New Guinea campaign book figure
  • Australian Jungle Division infantry section
  • Australian militia infantry section (Pacific)
  • Papuan Infantry Battalion section (Pacific)
  • Australian short 25-pdr (Pacific)
  • Australian PIAT and anti-tank rifle teams (Pacific)
  • Australian medium mortar team (Pacific)
  • Australian MMG team (Pacific)
  • Australian flamethrower, light mortar and sniper teams (Pacific)
  • Australian Officer Team (pacific)
  • Australian Matilda MkII tank (inc.CS/Frog flamethrower)

Bolt Action ist unter anderem bei unseren Partnern Radaddel und Fantasy Warehouse erhältlich.

Die deutschsprachige Community zu Bolt Action erreicht ihr unter BoltAction.de.

Quelle: Warlord Games Deutschland auf Facebook  und Warlord Games Onlineshop

BK-Nils

Nils, Redakteur bei Brückenkopf-Online. Seit 2001 im Hobby, erstes Tabletop: DSA Armalion. Aktuelle Projekte, Eldar für Warhammer 40.000, Imperial MoW für Warzone, ein bisschen Shadespire und zu viele unbemalte Modelle.

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Kommentare

  • Wow das ist mal ein Release. Ich suche nach deutschen und Amerikanern noch eine dritte Fraktionen. Die Australier gefallen mir gut. Da steckt Arbeit in den Modellen und der sogar die Gesichter sind hier vernünftig bemalbar ( siehe Mann auf der Trage). Guter Start in den Mittwoch!

  • Echt verwirrend, dass das Buch New Guinea zwischen den Neuerscheinungen aufgeführt wird, immerhin ist das seit letzem Jahr draußen. Aber das ist wohl eher Warlord zuzuschreiben.

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