Tanks of World War II: Competition


Enter this competition and you could be the winner of this amazing prize!

Here’s your chance to both read more about the tanks that fought it out on the battlefields of WWII and re-enact those battles with the rules and campaigns for the Bolt Action miniatures game. We’ve got nine items in total, starting with Blitzkrieg: The invasion of Poland to the fall of France, the Panzer IV and the role of the Panzergrenadier, all in hardback format, with a brace of softcover titles including German 88mm Gun vs Allied Armour and The Finnish-Soviet Winter War. On the wargaming front you can win the hardback for Bolt Action: WWII rules handbook, along with the Bolt Action: Tank War expansion and two campaigns –Battle of the Bulge and Italy: Soft Underbelly.

The books you can win

Blitzkrieg: Invasion of Poland to the Fall of France – Illustrated throughout with detailed maps, artwork and contemporary photographs, this tells the story of the relentless German assault, looking at the armed forces, leaders, technology, planning and execution in each campaign as well as the challenges faced by the Germans in the pursuit of this new and deadly form of warfare. Value: £30.

Panzergrenadier – This ground breaking book describes the development and evolution of the armoured infantry force after the experience of warfare on the Eastern Front. These were the forces that accompanied the German panzers in monumental battles. The book also covers the vehicles and equipment that were developed to support their specialised role. Value: £30.

Panzer IV-Fully illustrated with contemporary photographs, this gripping book from German armour expert Thomas Anderson tells the complete story of Germany's most widely produced tank of World War II, from its design and development to its many upgrades and variants. Value: £30.

Campaign 367: Finnish-Soviet Winter War-The events of the Winter War of November 1939 to March 1940are revealed in this Campaign book that features 3D maps, illustrations, photos and battle scenes. The Soviet invasion was expected to be a walkover but the fighting qualities of the Finnish Army blunted the Soviet advance and inflicted high numbers of casualties. Value: £15.99.

Duel 109: German 88mm gun vs Allied Armour, North Africa-The AA gun turned tank destroyer was incredibly effective if used correctly. Here we see how the Allies' tactics and vehicles (such as the American-made M3 and the Crusader III) eventually evolved to deal with the 88’s deadly power. Value: £13.99

The wargames on offer

Bolt Action: WWII rules handbook-Bolt Action provides all the rules needed to bring the great battles of World War II to your tabletop -from the shattered towns of occupied France, the barren deserts of North Africa, and the sweltering jungles of the Pacific. Value: £29.99.

Bolt Action: Tank War expansion-Tank War, the new supplement for Bolt Action, gives players the option to expand their games to a whole new level with armoured warfare. Recreate such engagements as the battle of Kursk with the scenarios, army options and special rules found in this book. Value: £20.

Bolt Action: Battle of the Bulge campaign-A new campaign for Bolt Action with linked scenarios, rules, troop types and Theatre Selectors provide plenty of options for novice and veteran players alike. Value: £19.99.

Bolt Action: Italy: Soft Underbelly campaign-This supplement for Bolt Action focuses on Operation Husky, the airborne and naval invasion of Sicily, with new scenarios, units, special rules and Theatre Selectors. Value: £20.

All Worth £210

To enter you must answer the question correctly and entries received after this date will not be accepted.

Closing date: 01/04/2022

Q. What was the most famous medium tank of the Soviet Union in WWII?

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