Friday, 28 June 2013

The League of Augsburg

Excellent new web page for wargaming this period. Recommended.

Monday, 24 June 2013

Bourtange 2013 slideshow

 If, like me you werent there maybe you'll enjoy these images

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Schlacht bei Kolin

Die Schlacht bei Kolin am 18. Juni 1757
Quelle Heeresgeschichtliches Museum Wien (selbst erstell).
Urheber bzw.
August Querfurt (1696-1761)

Kolín 1757

Some people have it that June the 18th is Waterloo day but we know it as the anniversary of the SYW battle. Photo from a recent celebration - more images here

Saturday, 15 June 2013

Rob Roy MacGregor attacks the Duke of Argyll's forces

Clip from the 1953 movie "Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue"- have to thank Martin Psenicka for finding this interesting battle scene.IMDB

Friday, 14 June 2013

Battle of Naseby day

Today is the anniversary of this decisive battle of the Civil War. Image from here
Naseby wiki