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  1. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Prussia
    Thanks to Markus Stein at Napoleon Online - Between 1814 and 1816, several uniform series were created in Paris with representations of the occupying forces, which were created...
  2. Re: Has Covid-19 affected your travel plans?

    Due to be India at the moment touring around, but clearly not able to do so. Similarly several trips planned to Europe earlier this year were called off. Hoping (fingers crossed etc) that we can...
  3. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable books, magazines etc

    Thanks to Markus Stein for posting on Napoleon Online "In addition to the old French magazine Le Passepoil, which is already available for download on Napoleon...
  4. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable books, magazines etc

    Digital copies, including all the United Service Journals (and earlier incarnations) filled with letters from officers bickering about who did what and...
  5. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Maps

    From The Napoleonic Wars forum
    John Gill - Prussia/Saxon Maps?
    The http://mapire.eu/ site is a wonderful gateway to 18th and 19th century maps of the Habsburg Empire and southern Germany:...
  6. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable books, magazines etc

    History of the Royal Sappers and Miners by T W J Connolly (Epub with illustrations)
    Volume 1 ...
  7. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Maps

    Thanks to Ezza123 at The Miniatures Page.

    George III's collection of military maps comprises some 3,000 maps, views and prints ranging from the disposition of Charles V's armies at Vienna...
  8. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable books, magazines etc

    Le Passepoil issues from 1920 to 1950 (bar Le Passepoil N°1 (1933)) are downladable from :La SABRETACHE
    SOCIETE D'ETUDES D'HISTOIRE MILITAIRE
    Association...
  9. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms
    War of 1812 (US, GB & Canada)
    Olivier Millet has released a free online eBook in French on the armies of the US, GB & Canada, covering regular, militia & provincial units:...
  10. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms
    Russia
    Historical description of the clothing and equipment of Russian troops, with pictures
    Edited by: Viskovatova A.v.
    Original title: Historical clothes and opisanie Rossijskih...
  11. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms
    1890-1939 Knötel Uniformenkunde
    Napoleon on Line site has posted the Knotel plates for the Napoleonic era http://uniformenportal.de/index.php?/category/102&lang=en_GB
    This is extremely...
  12. Israel mosque find: Archaeologists unearth 1,200-year-old ruins in desert

    One of the world's earliest known mosques, built around 1,200 years ago, has been discovered by archaeologists in Israel's Negev Desert.
    The remains, dating from the 7th or 8th century, were found...
  13. Re: Napoleon : Masters of Europe (MoE), a new mod by l'Aigle and Steph

    Hi Steph,

    I am extremely sorry to hear your very sad news. Losing a hard drive is a complete bugger which I learnt from a similar experience resulting in having to rebuild my electronic...
  14. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Sweden

    Thanks to Agathon v. Bahr at the Napoleon Series website, links to 3 very good booklets by Christian Braunstein. "Svenska arméns uniformer" on the Swedish army - first on...
  15. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Saxony
    Markus Stein (Napoleon Series) has published on line 20 plates from a very detailed uniform series "Abbildung der neu organisirten Königlich-Sächsischen Armee in kolorirten...
  16. Re: Was Vietnam's sovereignty violated when the US entered and caused the Vietnam War?

    This air support was not a US military operation. It was a CIA operation through their "Civil Air Transport" bought from the Nationalist Chinese - "CIA's Clandestine Services: Histories of Civil...
  17. Re: Was Vietnam's sovereignty violated when the US entered and caused the Vietnam War?

    Post 4 updated with "Return of the French"; US intervention to be added...
  18. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Spain

    Los Dragones Cuera. Las Guarniciones de los Presidios de Nueva Espana https://publicaciones.defensa.gob.es/media/downloadable/files/links/l/o/los-dragones-de-cuera.pdf
    La...
  19. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable Books

    Thanks to Tom Holmberg (Napoleon Series Forum)

    A List of Books Relating to the Peninsular War in Spain
    Gary Menchen

    "This bibliography of books related to the...
  20. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable Books
    From Defesa Nacional, Republica Portuguesa:
    In Portuguese - all downloadable as pdfs - articles cover many eras:
    Empresa da Revista Militar 1849 - 1874...
  21. Re: Was Vietnam's sovereignty violated when the US entered and caused the Vietnam War?

    US Intervention in Vietnam – an attempt to put it in context

    When the Chinese were finally expelled in 1426, Vietnam enjoyed a period of independence though by no means any stability or good...
  22. Re: Was Vietnam's sovereignty violated when the US entered and caused the Vietnam War?

    Afraid the opening post takes an extremely simplistic view of history ignoring what had gone before formal US intervention e.g. colonisation, terrorism by separatists, lobbying of US President for...
  23. Sticky: Re: OFFICIAL: Corps de Conde for Russian service (unit pack)

    Very nice - alternative source thanks to Markus Stein see "Le Passepoil" http://www.napoleon-online.de/Dokumente/Le%20Passepoil%20Extraheft%204%20-%201932.pdf...
  24. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Prussia

    Thanks to Markus Stein at Napoleon on Line Next to Doepler (which could only be obtained via an expensive reprint; see...
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    Re: Napoleons allied regiments

    Nice to hear from you again!

    Try my threads on Regimental names:
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=408864 France
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=436889 Minor...
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    Re: Name that historical figure!

    Théophile-Malo Corret de la Tour D’Auvergne?

    The First Grenadier of France
    ’TWAS in a certain regiment of French Grenadiers,
    A touching and beautiful custom was observed many years;
    Which was...
  27. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable Books
    PRESENCIA DE FLAMENCOS Y VALONES EN LA MILICIA ESPAÑOLA. Nº 7 (The Flemish and Walloons Presence in the Spanish...
  28. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Downloadable Books
    Thanks to Markus Stein at Napoleon Online you can download a number of publications:
    Le Passepoil from 1921 to 1950 http://www.napoleon-online.de/quellen_lepassepoil.html...
  29. Re: How were the naval battles in Late Medieval Period/Middle Ages?

    You may want to take a look at Susan Rose's "Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000–1500" and Jan Glete's "Warfare at Sea, 1500–1650: Maritime Conflicts and the Transformation of Europe". They form part of...
  30. Re: 2,400 year old shipwrecked Greek merchant ship found

    Probably not a lot due to shipworms which bore into wood and destroy the ships - unlike in the Black sea where they cannot survive due to the lack of dissolved oxygen at the depths of the wrecks.
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    Re: Technology Tree

    Try https://wiki.totalwar.com/w/Technology_Tree_(ETW) which combines units & buildings - though the civilian stuff is well down the page.
  32. Re: Iraq, 2005-06 and 2010 Birth of a "Democratic" nation, or Beginning of a Civil War, or Rumblings of Isis. Or Biggest waterless beach... ever

    See https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/iraq which advises against all travel to:
    Anbar province
    Ninewah province
    Salah-Al-Din province
    Diyala province
    Tam’mim (Kirkuk) province
    in Erbil...
  33. [ABANDONED] Re: Vote of No Confidance (VONC) - Hitai de Bodemloze

    Opposed, Aikanar phrased it excellently!
  34. Sticky: Re: Useful websites - covering Uniforms, Flags, Naval, Maps, Downloadable books, Orders of battle, Paintings, etc

    Uniforms

    Spain
    Spanish naval uniforms in Publicaciones Defensa booklets:

    UNIFORMES DE LA ARMADA TRES SIGLOS DE HISTORIA (1700-2000): REGLAMENTOS DE UNIFORMIDAD Y PRENDAS DE UNIFORMES. VOL. I...
  35. Re: CA please fix the visiors of the Old Guard

    While the visor may now have gone the cords, raquettes etc are totally the wrong colour - so any real point without addressing this issue! Agree with Steph go with MoE for the complete cornucopia of...
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    Re: Napoleons Cavalry - 1813-1815

    Also on 1814, extracted from page 136/137 of David Johnson's "The French Cavalry 1792-1815" which has also used Henry Houssaye's "1814":

    "This officer commanded the cavalry depot at Versailles...
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    Re: Napoleons Cavalry - 1813-1815

    Afraid not much more - from page 47/48 of George Nafziger's "Lutzen and Bautzen - Napoleon's Spring campaign of 1813"
    "When five dismounted squadrons of the Guard arrived in Fulda, they found...
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    Re: Napoleons Cavalry - 1813-1815

    I know of no book that covers this in the manner that this topic probably deserves. For 1813 see Napoleon’s Equine Strategy in 1813 by Paul L Dawson...
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    Re: Naval crew and staff

    Russian uniforms for the Napoleonic era can be seen at the Russian Reenactor's website: http://www.reenactor.ru/index.php?showtopic=89513
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    Re: Naval crew and staff

    According to "300 Years of Russian marines Volume 1 (1705-1855)" the image is of Grenadiers and officers of the Leaman rowing fleet 1790-91. Am having difficulty extracting images from this volume...
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