Though trained and equipped for combat in the front line, the Carabinieri’s primary role was as military policemen. Mobile battalions were also used for reconnaissance and liaison. As they have since their creation in 1814, they also sometimes functioned as civil police, blurring the lines of their military and civil roles.
Full rules for fielding Carabinieri Sections in games of Bolt Action can be found in Campaign Italy: Soft Underbelly. Carabinieri Sections count as Infantry for the purpose of the generic Reinforced Platoon from the Bolt Action rulebook and Armies of Italy and the Axis book. 0–1 Carabinieri section can be selected as an Infantry section option for any of the Theatre Selectors found in the Armies of Italy and the Axis book and many of the reinforced platoons found in Soft Underbelly.
Contains 11 plastic and metal figures, with plastic bases and waterslide decal sheet.
Models supplied unassembled and unpainted