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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: 9522

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: 4587

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: 1898

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: 3000

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: 3733

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: 76
Views: 27560

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: 5359

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: 3565

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: 3950

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: 3443

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: 3825

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
by Ben Waterhouse
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: GNW COMMAND AND SWEDISH GUARD
Replies: 19
Views: 7885

Re: GNW COMMAND AND SWEDISH GUARD

Again I can only echo the others, marvellous work.

Best
Ben
by Ben Waterhouse
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Great Northern War Project 2016 Swedes
Replies: 27
Views: 10340

Re: Great Northern War Project 2016 Swedes

A fine set of men, really like the bases.