• Bolt Action
  • Meet the Heroes: SOE & French Resistance Nancy Wake aka “The White Mouse”

    Nancy Wake was a hard-drinking, hard-fighting WWII special agent, saboteur, and Maquis commander who survived four days of Gestapo interrogation, saved over two hundred downed Allied pilots from falling into the clutches of the Nazis, blew up a couple German supply depots, had a bounty of five million Francs placed on her head, and then […]

  • Bolt Action
  • Step-by-step – Painting Eichenlaub (oak leaf) camouflage in Spring/Summer colors

    Welcome to part #2 of my article series about painting different WW2 camo patterns. If you have missed part #1 where I explain how to paint Palmenmuster (palm tree) camo in Autumn/Winter colors, take a look here: http://stoessisheroes.com/step-by-step-painting-palmenmuster-palm-tree-camouflage-in-autumn-colors/. In this article, I will show you step-by-step how I am painting an Eichenlaubmuster (oak leaf) camo, but […]

  • Bolt Action
  • Meet the Heroes: Lt. Col. Charles Carpenter aka “Bazooka Charlie”

    Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter was famous for his usage of this plane against tanks and armored vehicles. Armed with Bazookas, he was credited with the destruction of 14 tanks (Two Tigers), several armored vehicles, and killing dozens of German soldiers. Here is the miniature that Stoessi’s Heroes is releasing to honour Charles Carpenter: Let’s talk […]

  • Germans
  • Impressions from the Battlefield

    A more impressions from yesterday’s 1000 point game US Airborne. We played the mission Top Secret with a US list that had lots of veterans and a 105mm howitzer Sherman against Germans without any armoured vehicles, but with a Hauptmann (Captain) in their ranks. In the end, the Germans took the objective and won the […]