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Porkmann Inactive Member writes:

I like the Scott, always have. Is there any photographic evidence for one in German service?

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Paul at Warlord Games Sponsoring Member of TMP of Warlord Games writes:

Neil Burt, of Troop of Shewe fame, has recently painted several of our Bolt Action U.S. vehicles, so what better time to show them off?

M26 Pershing

First to rumble into view is the monstrous M26 Pershing, the U.S.'s first heavy tank to see action. The Pershing served at the end of WWII, as well as in the Korean War, its 90mm main gun proving effective against German heavy armor and Soviet tanks alike.


The M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage was based on the ubiquitous M3 halftrack, with its fighting compartment taken up with a Maxon M45 rotating gun turret. With its four .50 cal machineguns chewing up either air or ground targets, the M16 MGMC fully deserved its nickname, The Meatchopper!


Born out of a need to mount an up-gunned turret mounting a 90mm gun, almost 200 Sherman hulls were converted to take what would become the M36 Jackson turret. The result was a bad day for German heavy armor!

M8 Scott GMC

Mounting an open-topped turret with a 75mm howitzer onto an M5 Stuart hull gave U.S. forces a highly mobile self-propelled gun that saw action in most theaters of operation. The M8 Scott saw action in the Italian, the Western Front, and Pacific campaigns, as well as by the French Union and State of Vietnam during the First Indochina War.

Sherman with wooden armor

Field modifications were a regular event in all armies during the war, and the GIs were no exception. This Sherman tank has had wooden side armor added. The reason for this is a matter of some debate, with popular theories being the wood prevented magnetic mines from being attached, Japanese lunge mines being less effective, or that it was there as a foundation frame for concrete armor!

All the rules for these vehicles can be found in Armies of the United States

Armies of the U.S.

In Europe and Africa, American troops battled against the Germans and Italians, while in the Pacific, they faced the forces of Imperial Japan. This book allows players to choose from dozens of different troop types, including Sherman tanks, Marine raiders, and paratroopers, and build a U.S. force to fight in any theater of the war.

Anyone buying the Armies of the United States supplement directly from us will receive this superb figure of one of the U.S. military's great heroes – Lewis 'Chesty' Puller – absolutely free!


As if the gloriously painted examples above weren't enough to have you heading to the Warlord webstore, we also have two more great incentives:

Wheels of Steel
  1. Our Wheels of Steel offer means you'll automatically save 10% off the cost of any three vehicles you buy. They can be a mix of different vehicles – it doesn't matter, as long as three or more are in your shopping basket.
  2. Free worldwide shipping! During June, all orders are being sent free of postage charge!

So, there simply isn't a better time to add more resin or plastic vehicles to your collection…

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