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GNW Norwegian Flags

Post by RogerC » Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:22 am

Hi All, my chum Mark wants to add a Norwegian Brigade to his Danish GNW army. Any thoughts on who does the Norwegian Flags?
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:45 pm

RogerC wrote:Hi All, my chum Mark wants to add a Norwegian Brigade to his Danish GNW army. Any thoughts on who does the Norwegian Flags?

Uhm.. :roll: I may be wrong but was not Denmark and Norway in a personal union from 1537 to 1814? Therefore I believe that Flags of Norge units would have looked similiar to those of the Danes. Eventually they had Teritorrial crests or coat of Arms in the center?
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Post by RogerC » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:47 pm

Hi, yes I get that but what I really need is to tie 3 particular regiments to flags that will look something like, perhaps Danish flags we can amed a bit to match them?
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:15 pm

RogerC wrote:Hi, yes I get that but what I really need is to tie 3 particular regiments to flags that will look something like, perhaps Danish flags we can amed a bit to match them?

Try to get some more Info from Tacitus and/or his Website
http://www.tacitus.nu/gnw/armies/denmark/norway.htm
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Post by danschorr » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:50 pm

For which 3 Norwegian regiments do you need flags?
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Sat Feb 04, 2017 9:59 pm

The following is from Dan Schorrs Notes (I hope he wont kill me for copy them :? )

1709

"...In addition, the Trondhjemske Regiment was divided into the 1.and 2. Trondhjemske Regiments....3 Østland regiments...."

1711:

"On August 20th 1711 Løvendal had assembled for the invasion of Bohuslen - Operational Corps around Fredrikshald:
Dragoons: 8 companies (from Kruse’s and Øtken’s regiments) – 1,000 men.
Infantry: 38 ½ companies (from Cicignon’s, Akershusiske, Smaalenske, Bergenhusiske, Vesterlenske and 2. Trondhjemske regiments together with the Fyrrør – around 5,000 men."

I believe Trondheims Coat of Arms

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Trondheim

will be easy to find and so will be Bergen :wink:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_a ... n_1531.jpg
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Post by Friedrich August I. » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:00 pm

danschorr wrote:For which 3 Norwegian regiments do you need flags?

The "lurker" has beaten me :D
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