The Bavarian Army During the Thirty Years War, 1618-1648

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The Bavarian Army During the Thirty Years War, 1618-1648

Post by Glorfindel » Sat Oct 29, 2016 12:58 pm

This might interest some people :

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bavarian-Durin ... _i=desktop

A new book by Helion due to be published on 31st March 2017.

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Post by Ronan the Librarian » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:39 pm

Now delayed until April 15th - albeit reduced to £17.95 (from £19.95).

Hoping to collect a copy from Caliver at Salute the following week.
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Post by Ronan the Librarian » Mon May 08, 2017 8:31 pm

Now delayed till June. Ho hum.......
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Post by raggedroyalist » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:19 am

its now being shipped from the printers and Helion are expecting delivery to the office by the middle of next week.

I'm currently working on the authors follow up on the Battle of the White Mountain which will be out in the spring

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Post by Glorfindel » Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:58 am

Many thanks for the update - definitely one for next month. I do find the shift in release dates frustrating but the books are normally worth the wait.

Looking at both the 'Century of the Soldier' and the 'Reason to Revolution' series, there are so many books of interest. Need to sell a kidney to afford them all and build a library extension to store them in...



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Post by raggedroyalist » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:39 am

I should add the book is now out and available from Helion and Amazon

I have just received the authors latest manuscript for a book on the battle of the White Mountain

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Post by Ronan the Librarian » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:56 pm

I had been looking forward to this, but an early (anonymous, which can sometimes be suspicious, but not always) review* states that the author has written very little that is specifically about the Bavarian army itself but the text is full largely of generalities covering all armies of the period, whilst he does cite several sources in his bibliography that could have provided such data, but are in German.

Has anyone bought it and found it valuable?

[*http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=462194 ]
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Post by turrabear » Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:08 am

Started reading the book last night some interesting descriptions of captured standards in the book.
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Post by TheRightfulKing2013 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:33 am

I would refer to Pieter Snayer's painting of the Battle of White Mountain (images from it are here), at which (I think?) he was personally present. Bavarians seem to be wearing Spanish style tabard cassacks (some dark blue), while officers wear buff coats with dark blue (almost sea blue) sashes. This specific picture is supposed to Bavarian and Imperial Reinforcements fighting at the Battle of White Mountain. There is also a closeup video animation of part of the painting here. However the balagan wargaming website says Imperialists and Bavarians at the battle wore white sashes. It says that the Imperialist and Bavarian sashes were white until 1631, when they changed to red, which makes me wonder a bit about whether Snayer was at the battle.
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