The Wide World of World War II Miniatures

Unlike some miniatures games, Bolt Action is manufacturer agnostic, you can use models from any company you like. No matter the Nation or force you choose to represent, someone makes minis for it.

Infantry

Artizan Designs

  • France – Foreign Legion, Moroccan Goumier
  • Germany – Grenadier, Army, Afrika Korp, Fallschirmjäger, Army (Winter)
  • Italy – Army
  • Partisans – Infantry
  • Soviet Union – Scouts, Army, Army (Winter), Naval Brigade, Snow Suits
  • UK / Commonwealth – 8th Army, Commandos, Commonwealth, SAS, Army
  • US – Airborne, Army, Army (Winter)

Empress Miniatures

  • Germany – Volksgrenadier, Late War Army
  • Italy – Army, Colonial Infantry, Army (North Africa)
  • Romania – Army
  • UK / Commonwealth – Army (Late War), BEF, Naval Infantry
  • US – Late War Army

Footsore Miniatures

  • Partisans – Infantry

The Assault Group

  • Germany – Army (Late War), Army (Winter), Grenadiers
  • Japan – Army
  • Soviet Union – Army
  • UK / Commonwealth – Chindits, Ghurkas
  • US – Marines

Offensive Miniatures

  • Germany – Defense of Berlin, Fallschirmjäger, Afrika Korp, Army (Winter), Waffen SS
  • Italy – Army
  • UK / Commonwealth – Airborne, 8th Army, LRDG
  • US – Airborne

Eureka Miniatures

  • Japan – Army
  • Soviet Union – Army, Factory Workers
  • UK / Commonwealth – Australians

Gaddis Gaming

  • France – Army, Alpine
  • Finland – Army (Summer), Army (Winter)
  • Germany – Early War Army, Late War Army, Fallschirmjäger, Waffen SS, DAK, Army (Winter)
  • Italy – Army, Bersaglieri, Alpine, Army (North Africa)
  • Japan– Army
  • Partisans – Infantry
  • Soviet Union – Army (Summer), Late War, NKVD, Army (Winter)
  • UK / Commonwealth – Army (Late War), Chindits, Sikhs, Gurkhas, Australians, Airborne, Commandos, 8th Army
  • US – Rangers, Airborne, Marines

Crusader Miniatures

  • France – Senegalese, Army (Early War), Calvary, Dragons Portés
  • Germany – Army (Early War), Cavalry, Cossacks, Fallschirmjäger, Army (Winter)
  • Partisans – Infantry
  • Poland – Army (Early War)
  • Soviet Union – Army (Early War), Army (Winter)
  • Romania – Army (Early War)
  • UK / Commonwealth – Army (Early War), Army (Late War), Airborne
  • US – Army, Airborne

Copplestone Castings

  • Soviet Union – Mongolian Calvary, Cossacks, Army (Interwar)
  • China – Army, Calvary, Warlords

Pulp Figures

  • China – Warlords / Militia
  • France – French Foreign Legion
  • Germany – Kriegsmarine, Colonial Troops
  • Japan – Naval Troops
  • Partisans – Sailors
  • UK / Commonwealth – Sikhs, 8th Army (Early War), Highlanders
  • US – Sailors, Marines (Early War)

Gorgon Studios

  • France – French Foreign Legion
  • Germany – Fallschirmjäger, Gebirgsjäger
  • Norway – Army
  • Partisans – Greeks
  • Poland – Black Brigade
  • UK / Commonwealth – Army (Winter), SBS Commandos

Kromlech Historical

  • Poland – Army (Early War), Cavalry, Black Brigade

Perry Miniatures

  • France – French Foreign Legion, Senegalese, Vichy
  • Germany – Army (DAK), Fallschirmjäger
  • Italy – Army (North Africa)
  • UK / Commonwealth – 8th Army, Sikhs, SAS, LRDG, Cavalry
  • US – Army

Stoessi’s Heroes

Individual ‘character’ models including:

  • Finland – Army
  • Germany – Army, SS, Tank Crew
  • Japan – Army
  • Partisans – French Resistance, Russian Partisans
  • Poland – Airborne
  • Soviet Union – Army, Tank Crew, Scouts
  • UK / Commonwealth – LRDG, SAS, Airborne, Army, Canadians
  • US – Airborne, Marines, Army

Wargames Foundry

  • Germany – Fallschirmjäger, Army, Sentries, Calvary
  • Japan – Army
  • Partisans – French Resistance
  • UK / Commonwealth – Chindits, Commandos, Home Guard, Airborne

Great Escape Games

  • Denmark – Army
  • Germany – Army (Summer), Army (Winter), Battle for Berlin
  • Greece – Mountain Infantry
  • Italy – Alpini, Bersaglieri, Army
  • Hungary – Army (Summer), Army (Winter), Calvary
  • Romania – Army (Summer), Army (Winter)
  • Soviet Union – Army (Summer), Army (Winter)

Bad Squiddo

  • Soviet Union – Female Weapons Teams, Scouts, Snipers, Tank Crew, Infantry
  • UK / Commonwealth – Female Home Guard, WRN, Civilians, RAF
  • US – Female War Correspondents

Heer46

  • Germany – Fallschirmjäger, Gebirgsjäger, Army (Winter)
  • Soviet Union – Snow Suits

Rubicon Models

  • Germany – Tank Crew, Army
  • Soviet Union – Tank Crew, Army, Scouts, Tank Riders
  • UK / Commonwealth – Tank Crew, Army
  • US – Tank Crew, Army, Tank Riders

Black Tree Design

  • France – Army
  • Germany – Gebirgsjäger, Army, DAK, Fallschirmjäger, SS
  • Italy – Army
  • Partisans – Soviet Partisans
  • Soviet Union – NKVD, Naval Brigade, Army (Winter)
  • UK / Commonwealth – Commandos, Airborne, Army
  • US – Army, Airborne

Wargames Atlantic

  • France – Army
  • Italy – Army, Bersaglieri
  • Germany – Panzer Lehr
  • Partisans – French Resistance

Bohemian Troops

  • Czechoslovakia – Army (Early War)

Warlord Games

  • Pretty much everything.

Infantry Scale Comparison

Scale comparison of the various model companies I have in my collection. Please note, the Footsore ones are taller, that model is bent forward running (I should have picked a better example).

Vehicles

Rubicon Models

  • Germany
  • Soviet Union
  • UK / Commonwealth
  • US

Kromlech Historical

  • Poland

Trenchworx

  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Soviet Union
  • US

Blitzkrieg Miniatures

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • UK / Commonwealth
  • US

Wargames Foundry

  • Germany

Perry Miniatures

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • UK / Commonwealth
  • US

Mad Bob Miniatures

  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary

Were to buy in the US?

The majority of World War II minis are manufactured in the UK / EU. For us over here in the States, here is a list of vendors that sell these incredible model ranges without the international shipping.

  • Badger Games – Artizan, Bad Squiddo, Copplestone Castings, Crusader Miniatures, Warlord Games, Great Escape Games, Offensive Minatures, Perry Miniatures, Kromlech Historical, Heer46, Wargames Foundry
  • GCmini – Artizan, Bad Squiddo, Great Escape Games, Offensive Miniatures, Warlord Games
  • NWS – Warlord Games, Perry Miniatures
  • Age of Glory Miniatures – Empress Miniatures

Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments or shoot an email to Andrew at ChicagoDiceTeam@gmial.com.

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