Ham & Jam! Pegasus Bridge Collector's Edition

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

Description

Description

This is the special edition collector's edition of our awesome set containing even more to recreate the daring raid that paved the way for the Allied D-Day invasion.

The Mission

The mission, in the opening minutes of the Normandy landings, was to capture the Benouville Bridge and the nearby Ranville Bridge in order to prevent German reinforcements from reaching the beaches, where Allied forces were pouring ashore. 180 men, led by Major John Howard, landed close to their targets in gliders. Using the element of surprise, they were tasked with seizing the bridges, and more importantly, hold them against the inevitable German counter attack. Benouville Bridge was later renamed Pegasus Bridge, in reference to the shoulder emblem worn by the British Airborne forces.

The Battlefield

Using the contents of the battle set, you can really set the scene for this pivotal battle. The centrepiece is a laser-cut model of the bridge itself, accompanied by models of the Cafe Gondre, as well as a pill box, a gun pit and even two telegraph poles!

The Forces

Next come the forces themselves - for the defenders, 20 German infantry, backed up with a 5cm KwK 39 anti-tank gun and MG42 machine gun team. The attackers are a 10-man British Airborne squad plus a 2-man PIAT team, and an exclusive model of Major John Howard, which is only available in this set. You'll also get decal sheets for both the sides to help you prepare your forces for battle.

The Ham & Jam! Collector's Edition adds 6 resin sandbag emplacements (which can be put together into 3 machine gun emplacements), 3 more MG42 machine gun teams, 6 dead livestock models, a resin sandbag emplacement for the top of the control tower, 8 more telegraph poles and 12 resin Dragon's teeth tank traps. In addition to this are 20 more plastic Germans, a Marder III Ausf. M tank destroyer, and 20 plastic Royal Marine Commandoes led by Lord Lovat and Piper Millin. We've even added a copy of Osprey Publishing's Raid: Pegasus Bridge book to give you even more reference material, giving a full historical account and detailed uniform guides!

The Rules

Last but not least the box includes a scenario booklet that describes how to set up and fight the battle for Pegasus Bridge. (Remember, this is a supplement for the Bolt Action game, so you'll need a copy of the core rules too!)

Box Contents:

  • Laser-cut Bridge
  • Laser-cut Cafe Gondres
  • Resin Gun Pit
  • Metal 5cm KwK 39 anti-tank gun and 3 crew
  • Laser-cut Pillbox
  • Metal German MG42 MMG team
  • 40 plastic German Infantry and plastic bases
  • Major John Howard and plastic base (exclusive new model)
  • 10 man British Airborne squad and plastic bases
  • 2-man PIAT team and plastic bases
  • Scenario booklet
  • Decal sheets for the Paras and Heer
  • Marder III Ausf M
  • Lord Lovat and Piper Millin metal miniatures
  • 20 plastic Commandoes inc weapon sprues
  • 6 resin sandbag emplacements (two make a single MG pit)
  • 3 Heer MG42 MMG teams
  • 6 dead livestock models
  • Resin Sandbag emplacement for the top of the control tower
  • 10 laser-cut telegraph poles
  • 12 resin Dragon's teeth tank traps
  • Pegasus Bridge Osprey book

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