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by maciek
Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8171

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

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You can find list here:
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All you have to do is to go the chosen proxy server webpage and type the web adress you want to access.
by maciek
Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8171

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

Glorfindel wrote:I agree - very frustrating. I've seen epic lists of great source material on TMP which can only be accessed if you live in the States....
Use proxy server as I did.
by maciek
Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:52 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8171

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

Staudinger states that in 1704 Bavarian army counted "11 grenadier, 120 fusilier and 2 frei coys in 9 regiments or 26 battalions" Hoffman says only that in 1785 grenadier were formed in companies within parent regiments and mentions ocasionaly not only guard grenadiers but also these belonging to ot...
by maciek
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8171

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

Off the top of my head: There were no grenadier companies in infantry regiments save the Kurprinz IR, but these were detached and joined .... (hmmm, I forgot...) There was guards grenadier battalion and also foreign grenadiers battalion (known by their famous commander, de la Colonie) but the later...
by maciek
Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards
Replies: 20
Views: 8171

Re: Bavarian Infantry Organisation circa 1700 onwards

Off the top of my head: There were no grenadier companies in infantry regiments save the Kurprinz IR, but these were detached and joined .... (hmmm, I forgot...) There was guards grenadier battalion and also foreign grenadiers battalion (known by their famous commander, de la Colonie) but the later ...
by maciek
Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Hall CD "Armies of Hanover, Celle & Brunswick 1670-1715"
Replies: 8
Views: 4283

Re: Hall CD "Armies of Hanover, Celle & Brunswick 1670-1715"

With regard to Hanover we have found extensive, previously unknown, material both on flags and standards from 1674-1700 as well as very complete uniform information, especially for the period 1682-1694, while a significant document written by the Celle colonels documented the differences between th...
by maciek
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike
Replies: 9
Views: 4634

Re: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike

Its a question of font they used.
by maciek
Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike
Replies: 9
Views: 4634

Re: GNW: Swedes and Russians use of the pike

Boris wrote: ‘The Establishment for combat as of today’ issued in March 1708.
Is this document available somewhere online ?
I speak Russian.
by maciek
Sat Jan 30, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Hesse-Kassel Cavalry Flag and uniform help
Replies: 7
Views: 3262

Re: Hesse-Kassel Cavalry Flag and uniform help

old smokie wrote:also looked at the Blenheim index and couldn't see anything there regarding the Hesse-Kassel units
:shock:
I found it in 10 seconds
All, uniforms and flags.
by maciek
Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: WSS in 10mm
Replies: 22
Views: 8907

Re: WSS in 10mm

You never get bored of looking on Prussian infantry
Image
Another post on my blog. Enjoy.
by maciek
Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Hesse-Kassel Cavalry Flag and uniform help
Replies: 7
Views: 3262

Re: Hesse-Kassel Cavalry Flag and uniform help

There was a thread on this forum
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=5145&start=30&hilit=blenheim

If you can find the autor somewhere in the net you'll get the best source.

If not - try to find here
http://www.thewaroffice.co.uk/Blenheim/Images/
by maciek
Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Donnybrook shenanigans
Replies: 76
Views: 30188

Re: Donnybrook shenanigans

Beautiful !
by maciek
Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dragoons in Nine Years War
Replies: 22
Views: 8153

Re: Dragoons in Nine Years War

I have read on this board and several others, along with a few written sources the theory that the decline of French Cavalry from the 9YW to WSS was bacause they used the pistol more then the sword. I even read the article "evolution of French cavalry tactic in wargaming" showing that in early 70's...
by maciek
Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dragoons in Nine Years War
Replies: 22
Views: 8153

Re: Dragoons in Nine Years War

During this period did the horse charge swords drawn or did they trot pistols drawn, and then sword fight? They did both in the trot. Only Maison du Roi charged in gallop. At Neerwinden in 1693 French Cavalry at the charge with sword carried breastworks covered by Infantry. It's a myth. French hist...
by maciek
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Dragoons in Nine Years War
Replies: 22
Views: 8153

Re: Dragoons in Nine Years War

There was a thread about Neerwinden OOB on this forum. Try to find it andcompare with French Rhine army here
http://rusmilhist.blogspot.com/2014/09/ ... .html#more

Rhine Army has much more dragoons.