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Anno Domini 1672

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De verdediging van Friesland in 1672 en 1673

19 July 2018

This is a great book on the fights in the tree Northern Provinces in 1672 and 1673, available free on great Delpher website. It delas with the Frisian Water Defence line, troop strengths,...

Franse Schans

18 July 2018

It's very warm and dry in the Netherlands now, and in the news in the past days were drone images showing very interesting archeological sites.It was reported that the French Sconce...

1701 Orders and regulations book

16 July 2018

A year 1700 book on orders and regulations for the Army of King William III. March orders, musket fire, clothing, penal stuff and the like. Of interest the musket orders, which seem...

Reenactment wigs

10 July 2018

There are some celebrations planned to commemorate the year 1672, and I am busy with a 1672 outfit. Of course you need a wig, and the above one comes from a Chech wig maker. Original...