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by Friedrich August I.
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: ‘History of the British Standing Army AD 1660 - 1700’
Replies: 4
Views: 415

Re: ‘History of the British Standing Army AD 1660 - 1700’

Yes, You are right. Whoever digitized the book - some real BLOKE - copied chapter X, page 153 several times.

so... how about this book than :wink: The story of the British army by King, Charles Cooper

https://archive.org/details/storyofbrit ... i/mode/2up
by Friedrich August I.
Sun May 31, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: 17th Century Naval Games
Replies: 21
Views: 4254

Re: 17th Century Naval Games

Seems you have got your hands full on a modelling scale :D :wink:

1/450th Scale you say? Pretty large. You know those two Companies and their 1/450th Ranges I presume

https://minairons.eu/en/76-1-600-catalogue - 1/450th is part of that

and

https://www.peterpig.co.uk/pirateships.html
by Friedrich August I.
Wed May 20, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Gardes de Baviere & Gardes de Cologne
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Gardes de Baviere & Gardes de Cologne

I looked also in Mathias von der Schulenburg's Book, as it was somewhere stated that he had taken command of a Force at Malplaquet but I could not find anything in his Book. Sorry.
by Friedrich August I.
Tue May 19, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Gardes de Baviere & Gardes de Cologne
Replies: 6
Views: 678

Re: Gardes de Baviere & Gardes de Cologne

Yes, it does. In french the Leib-Regiment has no counter Part. England got their Life-Gueards... So I believe that you are on the right course. I don't know if this is of any help but this map seems to contain a OOB of Malplaquet http://www.digam.net/index.php?page=1&ID=4134&room_id=871&id=0 OOB Ram...
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: 17th Century Naval Games
Replies: 21
Views: 4254

Re: 17th Century Naval Games

not sure why you can't comment on the blog. DOB can't either. I will ask the VA Oracle Could be a case with Browser Pop up Blocker. Might be no harm if you check this in your Browser. If I knew what a browser was and where to find it? I would try that but it seems strange that I can post here witho...
by Friedrich August I.
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Hanoverian Regiment (later 9B) Lewenhaupt 1693
Replies: 3
Views: 643

Re: Hanoverian Regiment (later 9B) Lewenhaupt 1693

Here you will find a Digitized Book about the standing Army of Brunswick 1600-1714, from 1899, german Language of course - free for download (25MB) Techn. University of Brunswick:

https://publikationsserver.tu-braunschw ... s_00028569
by Friedrich August I.
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Mecklenburger regiment 'Krassow' 1708
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Mecklenburger regiment 'Krassow' 1708

Adam Phillip seems to have had only a field Command in the Service of Mecklenburg (Rank General) his "occupation" is stated as: Geheimerådet och presidenten i krigskommissariatet samt licenskollegium i Mecklenburg, While only Ernst Detlof did reach a Military Rank in Swedish Service Generalmajor 170...
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: 17th Century Naval Games
Replies: 21
Views: 4254

Re: 17th Century Naval Games

barr7430 wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:12 pm
not sure why you can't comment on the blog. DOB can't either. I will ask the VA Oracle
Could be a case with Browser Pop up Blocker. Might be no harm if you check this in your Browser.
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2530

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

danschorr wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:21 pm
He was referring to the ones issued by Venice. It is unfortunate that none survived.
Yeah, Fredrick the Great...THANK YOU for Burning them :evil:
by Friedrich August I.
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2530

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

Oh, wow, Dan. Great Info. I wonder why Hottenroth stated the return of 26 Flags After the Campaign into the Dresden Zeughaus..Did he talk about those new ones? Or have these been the Originals...
by Friedrich August I.
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2530

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

Uniform Plates...Nope...I few descriptions I can share with you..as I did with Barry, who asked me something similar. Here is a Copy of the Information's I gave him for hired Saxon Troops in Morea: I copy in here the mails - text only I am doing a scenario for the new book_ Battle of Kalamata 14th S...
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: From Solebay to the Texel
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Re: From Solebay to the Texel

Ah. Ok. I first thought that would be a Typo.

My "largest" metal Vessels I ever had have been from Skytrex 1/600th Scale. Here -> https://www.skytrex.com/61-triton-1600th-scale-ships. Quite nice models of Spanish and English Warships
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: From Solebay to the Texel
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Re: From Solebay to the Texel

1/450th Scale? Really? These are rather large than, yes?
by Friedrich August I.
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: 28mm Spanish Provincial Tercio 1675-90'
Replies: 5
Views: 2049

Re: 28mm Spanish Provincial Tercio 1675-90'

Oh my! You have really a pretty style to paint those Minis! :o

So...

Now you have painted ONE Company of the Tercio...19 more to go! :wink: :D