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by Old John
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon and Claw supplement ???
Replies: 1
Views: 845

Talon and Claw supplement ???

article about the above in Wargames Illustrated no 381 July 2019 issue, looks good , when will this be available?? can't see it in SHOP here

cheers Old John
by Old John
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battle of Glenshiel - Swiss ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1889

Re: Battle of Glenshiel - Swiss ?

yes Helion bringing out great books for my favourite period, but have noticed that a couple of the translations a little awkward to read. there a couple of sellers on Ebay UK that have Helion books for sale at reduced prices also check out Naval & Military Press website as Helion books appear there ...
by Old John
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battle of Glenshiel - Swiss ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1889

Re: Battle of Glenshiel - Swiss ?

have you seen the following book

The Battle of Glenshiel by Jonathan Worton, published by Helion, No 35 in Century of the Soldier 1618-1721 series

cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Russian auxiliary corps in the Polish-Saxon service in the years 1704-1707 and the battle of Fraustadt
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: Russian auxiliary corps in the Polish-Saxon service in the years 1704-1707 and the battle of Fraustadt

Yes a great informative blog indeed, just spent a couple of hours going through the blog, found quite a bit of info, agree it would be good to see more books on the subjects, and as you say Helion has published some useful works

cheers Old John
by Old John
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Russian auxiliary corps in the Polish-Saxon service in the years 1704-1707 and the battle of Fraustadt
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Russian auxiliary corps in the Polish-Saxon service in the years 1704-1707 and the battle of Fraustadt

seen on Ebay Uk this book in Russian, pity not in English , seller in Latvia, anyone seen a copy ?? cheers Old John The book is dedicated to one of the most famous, but at the same time and little-studied pages of the Great Northern War of 1700–1721. - The fate of the Russian auxiliary corps in the ...
by Old John
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Did cavalry use pistols in NYW?
Replies: 5
Views: 1364

Re: Did cavalry use pistols in NYW?

have a look for Helion publication, century of the Soldier no 40 "Charles XI's War" Scania WAR, could be helpful
cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri May 24, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

by Old John
Fri May 24, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

this might be of interest https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=WYMycUTDDiwC&pg=PR10&lpg=PR10&dq=munster+grenadier+1679&source=bl&ots=SSRQIAv5Tl&sig=ACfU3U0QuGtXn-ky3dpOV9OhvviYQg8s7w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiUmKuF0bPiAhU9VRUIHd8qACM4ChDoATAFegQIBhAB#v=onepage&q=munster%20grenadier%201679&f=false cheers...
by Old John
Thu May 23, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

as to source , sorry no idea, pal in Germany sent it to me ages ago, will ask him for details

regarding taking pic with phone i'm so old a real technophobe !!:)) i haven't got mobile phone , sorry
will get advice as to why i can't get scanner to work properly
cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

Munster grenadier,
buff breeches,
white stockings, neckcloth,
green cuffs, turnbacks, waistcoat,
cartridge box green with white trim
cap white with green surround and green pompom

sorry my scanner playing up at moment will keep trying

agree flags a problem

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672
Replies: 9
Views: 1497

Re: MUNSTER TROOPS 1672

I've got a uniform plate in my files of a Munster Grenadier 1679, will try and find and do a scan, uniform is white with green facings, i did a conversion from an old Minifigs S range Dutch Grenadier by altering the head gear, worked out well

cheers Old John
by Old John
Wed May 22, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Battle of Maureillas 1674, in 28m
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Re: Battle of Maureillas 1674, in 28m

for info on battles in Franco Dutch War see Helion Books WARS AND SOLDIERS IN THE EARLY REIGN OF LOUIS XIV. VOLUME 1 - THE ARMY OF THE UNITED PROVINCES OF THE NETHERLANDS, 1660-1687 https://www.helion.co.uk/browse-title-series-more/century-of-the-soldier-c-1618-1721/books-in-series/war-and-soldiers-...
by Old John
Tue May 21, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Galloper Guns Query
Replies: 1
Views: 774

Galloper Guns Query

Apart from the British Army, who may or may not have used galloper guns in action, did any nation in WSS/GNW use them and if so what colour were the gun carriages Austria -yellow ? any ideas, guidance , suggestions etc will be much appreciated, and if possible what sources did info come from cheers ...
by Old John
Sun May 05, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Salamander Cutts
Replies: 0
Views: 1400

Salamander Cutts

great article in Wargames Illustrated No379, May 2019 by Mr Hilton on "Salamander " Cutts, recommended reading on a leading character
during War of Spanish Succession
cheers Old John