Thundering across the field of battle, resplendent in their ornate plate armour and pistols held tightly in gauntleted hands the charge of a cuirassier regiment was something to behold!
Scotland's Covenanter armies fought hard in all of the three civil wars in the British Isles and, indeed, on the Continent as mercenaries for various Protestant states and Kings. The Covenant armies were well-equipped and well-paid unusual for the times. However, they suffered from a lack of good quality cavalry horses.
The role of the dragoon was still being defined in the wars of the 17th century. Dragoons later went on to become heavy shock cavalry who rarely got off their expensive horses. Our subjects fighting in the English Civil Wars and Thirty Years War are really mounted infantry, musketeers mounted on poorer quality horses. Their role was not glamorous, but was...
Napoleonic Army Set French - 28 mm accessories or figures from Warlord Games Our Napoleonic French Waterloo Starter Army is packed with proud Frenchmen ready to join the battle to see the Emperor Bonaparte restored to the throne of France. This set is good for battles from 1812 onwards.
Napoleonic British Starter Army (WATERLOO) - 28 mm accessories or figures from Warlord Games This set contains:
With the rumble of wooden wheels and a flash of scarlet tresses, Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni will soon be making her way onto battlefields at the head of your Celt army in all her haughty and defiant glory.
The Red Army was the dominant Allied land force in the European theatre of The Great Patriotic War (World War II). Millions of courageous Soviet men and women fought tenaciously, pushing back seasoned German Forces. Through tremendous sacrifice, the Red Army defeated the majority of the German troops, helping to bring an end to the war.
Regular American Army Soldiers in late WWII Summer Uniforms with standard issue infantry weapons for a Rifle Platoon. The soldiers of the rifle companies are at the bottom of the armed forces hierarchy, but when all is said and done it is they who see the most combat and win the most battles. Without the lowly boot on the ground the war would have been lost.
Despite the massive stress of fighting a war on three fronts, deteriorating supply lines, shortages of manpower and equipment, and Allied control of the skies, Germany's depleted divisions battled on with impressive expertise and resolve.
Pike & Shotte Battalia Starter Army Box - 28 mm accessories or figures from Warlord Games The perfect way to start your Pike& Shotte army or add additional units of the bravest Soldiers to your army.
Roman Army Box Xmas Set - 28 mm accessories or figures from Warlord GamesThe perfect way to start your Imperial Roman army or add additional units of the bravest Soldiers to your army.
Contains 24 figures. Model size : 38mm!