Striking from the sea, most often from the dark, the army and naval Commandos caused great apprehension to German sentries and garrisons all over occupied Europe in their daring hit and run raids. The brainchild of Winston Churchill himself who had seen the damage Boer commandos could do to a static defensive force at first hand.
This elite force (volunteers all) was Britain’s only viable way of taking a land war to the all-conquering German army, who had thought themselves safe from Britain’s land forces.
Tough, lavishly equipped and politically indoctrinated, SS troops formed over 38 divisions and numerous other regimental and battalion-sized units, totalling nearly a million men under arms.
With the many plastic and metal sets we have on offer within the Bolt Action Waffen-SS range you’ll be able to challenge your painting skills and display one of arguably the best-looking formations on the battlefield.