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by Old John
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Ottoman Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1410

Re: Ottoman Project

got my copy yesterday too , agree look very informative, great colour plates, nice intro by Barry Hilton there too

cheers Old John
by Old John
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: forces of the Covenanter Rebellions in 1666 and 1679
Replies: 2
Views: 286

Re: forces of the Covenanter Rebellions in 1666 and 1679

http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/BTL5 http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/BTL21 https://www.paintinghistory.co.uk/covenanter-rebellion-gallery http://www.battlefieldstrust.com/resource-centre/stuart-rebellions/battleview.asp?BattleFieldId=58 https://drmarkjardine.wor...
by Old John
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: PDF On Marlborough's amphibious campaign released
Replies: 1
Views: 551

Re: PDF On Marlborough's amphibious campaign released

got it !! Brilliant, inspiration for painting figures in these dark times, my compliments, recommended to all

cheers Old John
by Old John
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2572

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

yes very helpful , many thanks, again has anyone info on Maltese troops in Venetian Service

cheers Old John
by Old John
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2572

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

should have mentioned

Dan Schorrs Notes on Saxon Army and his Saxon Polish Army in GNW Editions Brokaw in Wargaming in Age of Marlborough series

cheers Old john
by Old John
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2572

Re: Talon & Claw uniform query

Hi Gunther many thanks for info, much appreciated, will email you shortly, for building my Venetian forces i've been using Bruno Mugani's works for them as to Saxons here's what i've used as sources Wolfgang Friechrich Saxon Troops 1683 -1763 Reinhold Muller Die Armee Augusts des Starken (yes a late...
by Old John
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Talon & Claw uniform query
Replies: 10
Views: 2572

Talon & Claw uniform query

having been inspired by the wonderful photos of painted figures in the book, i'm asking for more info on the uniform illustration on page 124 for troops in Venetian service shown there, Massa Dragoons & Maltese infantry, have done a web search but couldn't find anything that helped any guidance/help...
by Old John
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 2791

Re: Latvia in GNW

many thanks for link, will be ordering

cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 2791

Re: Latvia in GNW

can you forward the contact details for Latvian book seller, much appreciated
cheers Old John
by Old John
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Latvia in GNW
Replies: 4
Views: 2791

Latvia in GNW

*Zem Kr<a XII karogiem. Latvieau karav+ri 18. gadsimta Zviedrijas armij*, published in 2016. It deals with Latvian soldiers during the Great Northern War. The image purports to show a soldier of the Livländsk lantmilisbatalion Wolmarska kretsen (Wolmar District). This unit was set up in 1701 and bro...
by Old John
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Drinking Gin Napue 1714
Replies: 1
Views: 3155

Drinking Gin Napue 1714

Happy New Year to all

Wargames Illustrated Jan 2020 Issue 387, great article by Barry H on refighting Battle of Napue in Finland, lovely pics, inspirational start to 2020

cheers Old John
by Old John
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Wss Danish Grenadier uniforms
Replies: 6
Views: 3223

Re: Wss Danish Grenadier uniforms

http://www.hillmose-finn.dk/militaerhis ... rmer-1892/

interesting old art work here

cheers Old John
by Old John
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Wargaming the period 1660-1721
Topic: Bavaria
Replies: 0
Views: 3576

Bavaria

has anyone seen this blog, lovely colour plates

http://wssbavarians.blogspot.com/

cheers Old John
by Old John
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: SKANE WARS/GREAT NORTHERN WAR
Topic: Osprey Armies of GNW MAA 529
Replies: 3
Views: 3217

Osprey Armies of GNW MAA 529

just rec'd my copy, good colour plates but nothing really new , good list of references, although a really good basic guide, any one else got comments on this title
cheers Old John