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Malplaquet 1709 Osprey

 Article here on the bloodiest battle of the Eighteenth century.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Sep 2020

Forthcoming Osprey of interest

 MAA: Armies of the War of the Grand Alliance 1688–97Formed in 1689, the League of Augsburg was an alliance of nations intent on standing firm against Louis XIV's rich, powerful and expansionist France. They were engaged in a long conflict...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Sep 2020

Dettingen Osprey out

 The new Osprey is out and there is an interesting blog posting on the battle here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 Aug 2020

The State and Organized Rifle Shooting in Nova Scotia in the 1860s

R. Blake Brown [This essay is part of a series of contributions to be published over the coming years by members of the research group “Military Service, Citizenship, and Political Culture: Studies of Militias in Atlantic Canada.”...
From: Borealia on 24 Aug 2020

Fighting For Liberty by Stephen Carter

This is a fantastic book and to my mind a welcome addition to anybody's library. It brings fresh insight into the rebellion and a new way of telling the story of the two expeditions of 1685.  One of the novel approaches of this book is it deals with...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 23 Jul 2020

Fighting for Liberty

⭐ New book offer! ⭐‘Fighting for Liberty. Argyll & Monmouth's Military Campaigns against the Government of King James, 1685’ is now in stock and available to buy on our website.SAVE £6 off this brand-new title...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Jul 2020

The Rise of Modern warfare H W Koch (1983)

Back in the old days I had this book. Don't remember what happened to it probably lent it to somebody. Anyway it had the picture below Crossing of the Düna over two pages. Good book for finding out about that era. Anybody have it?
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Jul 2020

Remembering the First World War

Cynthia Wallace-Casey [This essay is part of a series of contributions to be published over the coming years by members of the research group “Military Service, Citizenship, and Political Culture: Studies of Militias in Atlantic Canada.”...
From: Borealia on 29 Jun 2020

Une épopée corsaire au Canada atlantique durant le régime français

Nicolas Landry  Nul besoin d’insister sur le fait que la guerre de course et les corsaires n’occupent pas une grande place dans l’historiographie militaire de la Nouvelle-France. Du moins, pas au même titre que les troupes...
From: Borealia on 15 Jun 2020

The Chronicles of an Old Campaigner 1692-1717: The Recollections of a French Dragoon Officer

Haven't read this but people says it's good. Anybody read it? There is a French language version https://archive.org/details/memoiresdemonsi00cologoogEnglish version https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofoldc00lacouoft
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 28 May 2020

The Militia and Civic Community in Colonial New Brunswick: Part I, 1786-1816

Service militaire, citoyenneté et culture politique : études des milices au Canada atlantique Nous vous présentons le premier texte d’une série de contributions qui seront publiées au cours des prochaines...
From: Borealia on 18 May 2020

Fighting for Liberty

 Steve Carter's eagerly-anticipated book on the events of 1685 is due to be released in late June. Promises to break new ground by including Argyll's campaign and new perspectives on the battle of Sedgemoor are expected.  Due to current restrictions...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 13 May 2020

Motivation in War

Discussing this on my Seven Years War forum and the consensus is that it is worth reading.. Read a review here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 May 2020

Book offer - both books are excellent

Century of the Soldier 1618-1721 Series Special Offer!For a limited time we're giving you 25% discount off both brand new titles in the Century of the Soldier series 'I Am Minded to Rise' and 'The Perfection of Military Discipline'.Buy 'I Am Minded to...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Apr 2020

I am Minded to Rise: The clothing, weapons and accoutrements of the Jacobites from 1689 to 1719 (Century of the Soldier) Jenn Sc

Excellent work on the clothing and equipment of the Jacobite risings.This is an great book to own. If you have an interest in the Highland rebellions including battles like Killiekrankie and Sheriffmuir then you will love this book. It is not just Highland...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Apr 2020

Marlburian British by Francesc Riart

I think this image is from God Save Catalonia which is a free ebook in the English language.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Apr 2020

A Modern Military Revolution: How Airpower Reshaped the Global Diplomatic Order

By Thomas Furse From the Cold War onward, a Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) fundamentally transformed war and politics. Revolutions aren’t always crystallized moments of storming palaces, parliaments, and prisons. The RMA above all represents...
From: Age of Revolutions on 2 Apr 2020

'I Am Minded to Rise. The Clothing, Weapons And Accoutrements Of The Jacobites From 1689 To 1719'

OUT NOW!This book throws new light on the men who fought for the Stuarts in Scotland from the beginning of the Jacobite cause in 1689 to Glenshiel in 1719 by drawing on the work of historians and a wide range of primary sources and therefore presenting...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 25 Mar 2020

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