Japanese Island Defence Force 1500ptAdd to Wish List
The Special Naval Landing Force troops were some of the best of all Japan's fighting men. Deployed in amphibious landings, their well planned and fanatical attacks won them many victories. If however they encountered a determined defence their light equipment...
Semper Fidelis - US Marines Starter ArmyAdd to Wish List
Guadalcanal. Tarawa. Iwo Jima. Okinawa. Just some of the legendary actions the US Marine Corps fought in - actions that have rightfully sent the USMC into legend. There are few fighting forces that can rival the fearsome reputation of the...
Jungle Battlefield Theming SetAdd to Wish List
Some of the most vicious fighting in WWII took place within the sweltering jungles of the Pacific and Far East. Allied and Japanese troops alike suffered the inhospitable conditions and terrain as they took on their foes in a desperate struggle to...
Empires in Flames: The Pacific and the Far East - Bolt Action Theatre BookAdd to Wish List
Far from the battlefields of Europe and North Africa, Allied forces fought a very different war against another foe, from the jungles of Burma to the islands of the Pacific and the shores of Australia. This new Theatre Book for...
Australian Release BundleAdd to Wish List
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,...
Australian militia infantry section (Pacific)Add to Wish List
The militia was trained and equipped to a lesser degree than their regular counterparts in the Australian Imperial Force and only allowed to be deployed within Australia and its mandated territories. This led to the AIF’s derogatory nickname of Chockos,...
Australian Jungle Division infantry section (Pacific)Add to Wish List
In early 1943, the Australian Army reorganised its militia and Australian Imperial Force divisions into a lighter version of the standard British Army organisation. These new Jungle Divisions, had vastly more short-ranged firepower, 981 SMGs as to the previous 400,...
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 PIAT and anti-tank rifle teams (Pacific)Add to Wish List
The Australian Army was supplied by Britain with the PIAT anti-tank weapon, but this saw only extremely limited use by the Australians, as the threat from Japanese tanks was minimal. The weapon found more use against Japanese emplacements as an...
Australian flamethrower, light mortar and sniper teams (Pacific)Add to Wish List
Australian snipers were not given much in the way of special equipment - or even scopes in some circumstances. Despite this, there were many successful sharpshooters amongst the infantry companies, many of them professional hunters in civilian life. In early...
Australian MMG team (Pacific)Add to Wish List
Initially thought to be of limited use in jungle warfare, the first campaign against the Japanese taught the Australians the Vickers machine gun was vital for pouring on firepower before assaults. The perfect weapon for protecting the flank or holding...
Australian medium mortar team (Pacific)Add to Wish List
In most jungle operations the 3-inch mortar was the main, often only, form of artillery support available. In the reorganised Jungle Divisions, from 1943 onwards, the number of mortars was doubled to include two full platoons of these weapons. Models supplied...
Papuan Infantry Battalion section (Pacific)Add to Wish List
These were local men recruited in New Guinea and led by Australian officers and senior NCOs. They were superb jungle fighters who, being local men, were particularly good at reconnaissance. They were also almost impossible to ambush. They fought from...
1:72 - P-40E Tomahawk - 11FS 343FG 1942Add to Wish List
The Curtiss P40 was a single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground attack aircraft that first flew in 1938. In its various guises, it was named the Warhawk (all USAAC marks), Tomahawk or Kittyhawk (operated by British Commonwealth and Soviet air forces). ...
Chindit charactersAdd to Wish List
Major-General Orde Wingate, Major Bernard Fergusson and George Albert Cairns are all pretisgious officers each of them going further and beyond for their country, these men are true jungle warriors. Contains 3 metal miniatures Models supplied unassembled and unpainted