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by Ben Waterhouse
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: The Army of James II (Helion)
Replies: 41
Views: 12498

Re: The Army of James II (Helion)

Having read my copy, and owning the original booklet, I concur this is a fine tome with a lot of new material, and I thank both the author and Helion for publishing it. A very, very minor niggle is a few proofreading issues that certainly do not detract from the whole.

Best
Ben
by Ben Waterhouse
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: The raising of the Saxon Army 1699-1712
Replies: 274
Views: 93440

Re: The raising of the Saxon Army 1699-1712

An inspiration still, Old Chap. lovely figures.
by Ben Waterhouse
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: The Army of James II (Helion)
Replies: 41
Views: 12498

Re: The Army of James II (Helion)

There's a very good review in Arquebusier from Pike & Shot Society, which persuaded me to buy the book, awaiting delivery from Amazon UK cheers Old John Indeed, just read it this morning at breakfast! I hope to purchase a copy at Colours Can't wait. Just ordered post free from Blackwells £15.72 - b...
by Ben Waterhouse
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: No colours for the fusiliers?
Replies: 20
Views: 6123

Re: No colours for the fusiliers?

The Royal Fusiliers certainly had colours from the start.

Barry's got them in the shop...


http://www.leagueofaugsburg.com/shop/product-704.html
by Ben Waterhouse
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: WW2 General
Topic: Operation Caravan 1942 @ Broadside 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3568

Re: Operation Caravan 1942 @ Broadside 2017

Very nice Ray!
by Ben Waterhouse
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: New Board Game
Replies: 4
Views: 3616

Re: New Board Game

it's at sea at the moment...
by Ben Waterhouse
Sat Feb 04, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: The Glorious revolution on BBC Four
Replies: 11
Views: 4833

Re: The Glorious revolution on BBC Four

Indeed; the lovely. lovely Lucy with a lisp...
by Ben Waterhouse
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Donnybrook shenanigans
Replies: 78
Views: 39111

Re: Donnybrook shenanigans

To make it even better we were using egyptians as women because they "kinda" looked like women. To be honest it was one of the best games we've ever played. It was the apprentice boys scenario Jim, I have a brothel for my Marlburian camp with a lady doing the business, sadly at the time of making t...
by Ben Waterhouse
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: GNW Polish Winged Hussars
Replies: 12
Views: 6303

Re: GNW Polish Winged Hussars

Lovely work, outstanding!
by Ben Waterhouse
Mon Jan 02, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: French Grenadier Battalion (POWs) in Swedish Service?
Replies: 9
Views: 4460

Re: French Grenadier Battalion (POWs) in Swedish Service?

That's because the concept of nationalism needed the nineteenth century to be invented...
by Ben Waterhouse
Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 4637

Re: Happy New Year 2017

Happy and Peaceful New Year to all.

Best
Ben
by Ben Waterhouse
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Trumpeters for Regiments Of Horse
Replies: 6
Views: 4072

Re: Trumpeters for Regiments Of Horse

Hi the trumpeters of the guards would be as the royal infantry... Royal liveree of red coats blue cuffs richly embroidered with gold or silver and royal cypher on the Brest of the coat and rear "not 100% about the the rear" of the coat JR I don't think he used J II R.... apparently very similar to ...
by Ben Waterhouse
Sun Dec 25, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 8
Views: 4592

Re: Merry Christmas!

Friedrich August I. wrote:
Captain of Dragoons wrote:Merry Christmas, God bless us everyone.

Ed

As Napoleon said: "...God has nothing to do with it"

Merry Christmas :D
And look what happened to him....

Merry RC Christmas one and all on Christ's Nativity!

Ben