French Army Infantry sectionAdd to Wish List
Declaring war on Germany in 1939, the French armed forces were superior to the Germans in tanks and ships but suffered from outdated tactical and strategic doctrine at the highest level. Fighting alongside their British allies, the French army performed...
Australian Independent Commando squadAdd to Wish List
The Australian Army raised a number of units for commando-style operations during the Second World War – the first being the twelve Independent Commando Companies formed between 1941 and 1942. Predominantly serving in New Guinea, the Dutch East Indies and...
Australian 6-pdr anti-tank gun (Pacific)Add to Wish List
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...
Kachin Native Irregular SquadAdd to Wish List
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...
Australian 2-pdr light anti-tank gun (Pacific)Add to Wish List
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...
Australian platoon scout team (Pacific)Add to Wish List
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...
Australian Forward Observer team (Pacific)Add to Wish List
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...
Australian medic team (Pacific)Add to Wish List
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...
Belgian Army HQAdd to Wish List
Like most European armies, Belgian Army officers were recruited from the upper-middle class of society. Officers were well-educated and affluent. They were confident and trained on par with their French and British counterparts. Models supplied unassembled and unpainted
Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais anti-tank rifle teamAdd to Wish List
The British-made Boys anti-tank rifle was supplied to the French and Belgian armies as the Le Fusil Antichar Boys Mark I. The Boys was an effective anti-tank rifle against early German tanks. Models supplied unassembled and unpainted
Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais FRC 47mm anti-tank gunAdd to Wish List
More than 750 FRC 47mm anti-tank guns were in service when the German army invaded Belgium in 1940. The gun was used by the infantry and cavalry and was fitted to fixed positions, bunkers, and fortifications. The FRC 47mm anti-tank...
Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais squadAdd to Wish List
The Chasseurs Ardennais were Belgium's elite force, and their primary role was to defend the Ardennes Forest. The Chasseurs Ardennais section consists of 12 men. A section was led by a Sergeant carrying either an MP-28 submachine gun or Fusil...
Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais FRC 76mm infantry gunAdd to Wish List
The Canon de 76 FRC was produced by the Fonderie Royales des Cannon (FRC). The gun was designed to operate in direct support of infantry and be capable of being manhandled by their crews. Models supplied unassembled and unpainted
Belgian Army Forward Observer TeamAdd to Wish List
Forward Observers are liaison officers responsible for coordinating the attack of heavy artillery batteries from behind the lines. They are likely to be accompanied by a radio operator and other immediate attendants. Bolt Action rates the officers as Regular or...