Bolt Action Starter - El Alamein Battle Set

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Please note this is a pre-order product and is due to be released early September. Any other products ordered at the the same time will be held until it is ready to go!

Scale: 28mm - 1/56th
61 Infantry
167 Pages
Plastic
Requires Assembly

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted. Glue and paints not included.

Description

Description

Web Special 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!

This starter set gives you everything you need to play a Bolt Action game based within the Western Desert, you're able to make two forces from this set, representing the Allies and the Axis efforts of attempting to control the deserts of Africa!

It has two armies to use, templates and pin markers, order dice and regular dice, terrain, an A5 rulebook which is only found in its sister set, the Band of Brothers! Also, it also comes with the latest Bolt Action supplement for free, the Western Desert book which contains everything you need to know about both of the British 8th army and the German DAK forces, and more importantly, how to fight in desert warfare!

This set contains:

  • 1 x German Afrika Korps Plastic Box Set
  • 1 x British 8th Army Plastic Box Set
  • 1 x Western Desert Book and Special Miniature
  • 1 x Bolt Action Mini Rulebook (A5)
  • 1 x Sarissa Precision MDF Small Destroyed House
  • 1 x Yellow D6 Dice Pack (Which contains 10 10mm dice)
  • 1 x Small Order Dice pack - Olive Drab (Which contains 4 order dice)
  • 1 x Small Order Dice pack - Brown (Which contains 4 order dice)
  • 1 x Pin Markers set (Which contains 12 pin markers)
  • 1 x Templates and Tokens set

This starter set is based around the first battle of El Alamein. A conflict fought in the western desert campaign. It took place between 1–27 July 1942 in Egypt. The combined Axis forces of the Panzer Army Afrika and Italian army led by Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) Erwin Rommel attempted to enter into Egypt and was staved off by the British and the Commonwealth 8th army who was led by General Claude Auchinleck.

Whilst it ultimately ended in a stalemate, the British did succeed of holding the Axis combined arms at bay.

You're able to field two Bolt Action forces from this set, each serving as an excellent basis to expand your forces even further in any manner!

The British Desert Rats, 8th Army:

Unit Type: Unit Name: Upgrades: Total Cost:
Headquarters Regular First Lieutenant  + 1 man 85 pts
Infantry Veteran British Infantry Section  + 5 men, 1x SMG, 1x LMG 153 pts
Infantry Regular British Infantry Section   + 4 men, 1x SMG, 1x LMG 113 pts
Infantry  Regular British Infantry Section   + 4 men, 1x SMG, 1x LMG 113 pts
Total Points Cost: 464 pts

The German Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK:

Unit Type: Unit Name: Upgrades: Total Cost:
Headquarters Regular German DAK HQ Oberleutnant  + 1 man 85 pts
Infantry Veteran German DAK Squad  + 5 men, 1x SMG, 1x LMG 153 pts
Infantry Regular German DAK Squad  + 5 men, 1x SMG, 1x LMG 123 pts
Infantry Regular German DAK Squad  + 3 men, 1x SMG, 2x LMG 103 pts
Total Points Cost: 464 pts

 

Note: This is a Web Direct offer set and therefore does not come with an outer box, items will be individually boxed/wrapped within your parcel.

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

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