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Congress on 167

16 August 2018

On September the 22nd in the Royal Dutch Library, The Hague, a congress is held on the year 1672, organised by the Studygroup "The Friends of de Witt". Among the speakers 1672 experts...

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...