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One day sale

 Celebrate the 378th Anniversary of the Battle of Cropredy Bridge with a spectacular 20% discount off all printed Century of the Soldier books!20% Off All Printed BooksPic is of Devereux's drummer Andy. Shop here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 29 Jun 2022

Coming soon from Helion. Charles XII's Karoliners

CHARLES XII'S KAROLINERSVolume One: The Swedish Infantry & Artillery of the Great Northern War 1700-1721Series : Century of the Soldier 1618-1721 #1Author : Sergey ShamenkovTranslator : Dmitry Leonidovich ChugainovDetailsGeneral - Pages :...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 29 Apr 2022

The French army of Louis XV Lucien Mouillard

 I think this is a reprint of the book mentioned below. Get it from the Nafziger collection. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Apr 2022

Lucien Mouillard, " Les Regiment sous Louis XV"

 This and the pic below 'after Vernet' are from an 1882 book that looks interesting.  Lucien Mouillard wikiGarde Suisses
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 4 Apr 2022

Armies of the Sedgemoor campaign by John Tincey

Originally released in 1985 by Partizan Press. This is a reprint, my original fell apart. Was in a dark red cover. Very useful in the Dark ages when we were first getting interested in the period.  
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 Apr 2022

Barry Hilton reviews the new Tangier book from Helion

 Good review  also some nice pictures of miniatures with the review.
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 18 Mar 2022

Weekend Sale!

  Buy 2 Get 1 Free on All Printed Century of the Soldier and From Retinue to Regiment Series Titles Use code RTRCOS22 at the checkout.Shop all Century of the Soldier 1618-1721 titles here: https://www.helion.co.uk/.../century-of-the-soldier-1618...Saturday...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 5 Mar 2022

New Eugene biography

 Upcoming release: Prince Eugene of Savoy 'James Falkner, in this the first full biography of Prince Eugene the leading Habsburg commander during the wars against the Ottomans and the French, to be published in English for over a century, reconstructs...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 3 Mar 2022

The English Garrison of Tangier: Charles II’s Colonial Venture in the Mediterranean, 1661-1684

 We are pleased to announce The English Garrison of Tangier: Charles II’s Colonial Venture in the Mediterranean, 1661-1684 is now available. Based on primary archival research and published sources, this new book is a modern assessment of the raising,...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Mar 2022

We came, we saw, God conquered - the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth's military effort in the relief of Vienna, 1683

 By Michal ParadowskiThe campaign of 1683 and the Polish forces in great depth This is a fantastic book and easily the best book on the subject in the English language. The majestic hussars reckoned to be the finest cavalry in Europe are described and...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 15 Feb 2022

WE CAME WE SAW GOD CONQUERED The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth's military effort in the relief of Vienna, 1683

 Written by Michal Paradowski. This is another book I am reading. Very good. Read the bumph and order here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 1 Feb 2022

Charles X's Wars volume 1 - Armies of the Swedish Deluge 1655-166

Michael Fredholm von EssenA little known conflict to English readers this is an essential volume There were eight hostile powers involved in the Deluge. Sweden, the Commonwealth of Poland, Brandenburg-Prussia, Crimean Tatars, Ukrainian cossacks, Muscovy,...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 30 Jan 2022

CHARLES X’S WARS VOLUME 1 Armies of the Swedish Deluge, 1655-166

 This is another book I have - it is the first in a series # read about it here.  Volume 2 is about the Danish wars. 
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 16 Dec 2021

Helion special offer

( figures by Warfare Miniatures, painted by Vlad Seabrook-Smith and flag by Mark Allen)
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 8 Nov 2021

Portugal volume out

#NewReleaseWe are pleased to announce Wars and Soldiers of Louis XIV Volume 5: The Armies of Portugal 1659-1690 is now available.In December 1640, the native dynasty of Braganza ascended to the Portuguese Throne. This event heralded the end Spanish domination...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 2 Nov 2021

Nördlingen 1634

 Out today folksTHE BATTLE OF NÖRDLINGEN 1634The Bloody Fight Between Tercios and BrigadesIn 1634 the Thirty Years' War had taken a spectacular turn. The great protagonists of 1630, King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and Generals Tilly and Wallenstein were...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 21 Oct 2021

Planas Campos & Grajal de Blas, “French & Allied Officer Casualties in the Peninsular War,” JMH Oct 2021

Jorge Planas Campos and Antonio Grajal de Blas, “French and Allied Officer Casualties in the Peninsular War (1808-1814): A New Examination,” Journal of Military History 48/4 (2021).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 19 Oct 2021

Coming soon from Helion

They say  ''Final cover just signed off, ready for this to go to print tomorrow. Should be out by the end of the month, and you can register interest via the Helion and Company Publishing website: https://www.helion.co.uk/military-history-books/hastenbeck-1757-the-french-army-and-the-opening-campaign-of-the-seven-years-war.php''
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 14 Oct 2021

The Tudor Arte of Warre Volume 1 Jonathan Davies

Comprehensive and absorbing guide to the early Tudor militaryI thoroughly enjoyed this and would recommend it to anyone interested in the military aspects of the early Tudors and their forces. The book starts at Bosworth and ends in the reign of Mary...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 29 Jul 2021

The New Knights

 New book from Helion.Bumph reads: From the middle of the 16th century to the early years of the 18th century, cavalry experienced significant changes in doctrine, deployment, and the equipment it used. The Men-at-Arms, carrying lances and arranged...
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 26 Jul 2021

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