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Blood Red Skies: Battle for Russia

Warlord Games

Blood Red Skies: Battle for Russia

£96.00 £120.00

Description

The battle of Russia contains:

  • 1 x Blood Red Skies Box Game
  • 1 x German Ace Pilot Adolf Galland set
  • 1 x German BF ME-109 Squadron set
  • 1 x German Blood Red Skies Dice set
  • 1 x Soviet Ace Pilot Lydia Litvyak set
  • 1 x Soviet Yak1 Squadron set
  • 1 x Soviet Blood Red Skies Dice set

Beneath is a breakdown of what comes in the ace and squadron box sets.

Blood Red Skies Box Game

Packed with everything you need to play this fast-paced air combat game, the Blood Red Skies starter set does what it says on the tin. Plus once started you'll have the extra rules to introduce the play cards that really bring your fighter aircraft to life, allowing you to fly them just as they would have been by the Ace's of WW2!

The Blood Red Skies Box Game contains:

  • 12 colored plastic fighter aircraft (6 Spitfire's and 6 Messerschmitt's)
  • 12 clear plastic Blood Red Skies Advantage flying bases
  • 10 combat dice
  • 12 Pilot Skill level discs
  • 3 Gaming booklets: Rules, Expanded rules, Scenarios
  • 45 game cards
  • 38 game markers
  • A set of tools: movement template, range finder, and navigation caliper
  • 6 card counter Clouds / Air defense balloon clusters
  • 3 card counter Blenheim IV / Dornier Do17 Z2 bombers
  • 2 Quick Reference sheets

The German Forces

German BF ME-109 Squadron set

The Messerschmitt BF-109 'Emil' was the Luftwaffe's premier single-engine fighter at the outbreak of WWII. This powerful Luftwaffe sighter ran wild over Poland, the Low Countries and France devastating its opponents. Throughout the war the Bf-109 constantly improved its aerodynamics, weapon systems and engines to keep up with Allied fighter development.

The German BF ME-109 Squadron set contains:

  • 6 Messerschmitt Bf-109E Fighters
  • 6 Advantage flying bases
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 6 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 6 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Aircraft Markings Sticker Sheet
  • 3 Action cards

German Ace Pilot Adolf Galland set

Messerschmitt ace Adolf Galland scored an astonished 57 kills during the Battle of Britain. Never far from controversy he famously responded to Hermann Goering's question on what the Luftwaffe needed to win the Battle by responding, "A Squadron of Spitfires!". He finished the war with a total score of 104 kills.

The German Ace Pilot Adolf Galland set contains:

  • 1 Messerschmitt Bf-109E
  • 1 Advantage flying base
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 2 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 2 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Adolf Galland Ace card
  • 2 Ace Skill cards

The Russian Forces

Soviet Yak1 Squadron set

The Yakovlev Yak-1 entered service in 1940, a fast and well-armed fighter. With wooden wings and a composite structure, it was a very reliable and easy to maintain aircraft. Although its production suffered quality issues due to the Axis invasion, the Yak-1 always remained popular with front line pilots.

The Soviet Yak1 Squadron set contains:

  • 6 Yakovlev Yak-1 Fighters
  • 6 Advantage flying bases
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 6 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 6 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Aircraft Markings Sticker Sheet
  • 3 Action cards

Soviet Ace Pilot Lydia Litvyak set

Lyda Litvyak joined the famed Soviet all-female 586th Fighter Regiment in 1942. She scored her first two kills three days after her arrival becoming the first woman fighter pilot to shoot down an enemy aircraft. After shooting down the German ace, Erwin Meier, he demanded to meet her to prove he had been bested by a woman. She scored a total of 14 kills.

The Soviet Ace Pilot Lydia Litvyak set contains:

  • 1 Yakovlev Yak-1 Fighter
  • 1 Advantage flying base
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 2 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 2 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Lydia Litvyak Ace card
  • 2 Ace Skill cards

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted


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