Flintlock and tomahawk

American warfare 1690-1815 in popular culture, art, in miniature and in wargames, through Living History and in movies.

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Writing about things that turn up on my 'interest radar' - history, movies, music

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Groupe Lafayette

Château de Blérancourt, Musée franco-américain de Blérancourt.
French revwar unit Groupe Lafayette were honoured to take part in a special event commemorating the centenary of the American Expeditionary Force in France 1917.  Well done chaps
Facebook page for the Group here

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Coming soon from Galloping Major - Compagnies franches de la Marine

These are to be a new Kickstarter project. We'll keep you posted
Facebook page for updates

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Monday, 26 June 2017

Les Mousquets du roi

My favourite French marine unit recreates the troops of the 1690s. They do it very well. From Montreal. If you live in the region why not join up?
Facebook page.

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French and Indian War in Poland

Photos from K&A FotoArt The scenario was

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Well done to all involved!
https://www.facebook.com/Ticonderoga1758/ for more information

 

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Friday, 23 June 2017

Event in the US


Wednesday, 21 June 2017

How did the British Army adapt to North America in the French and Indian War?

Interesting blog piece on the interesting Kabinettskrieg blog.

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Thursday, 15 June 2017

Understanding French Army Uniforms

Blog post from Fort Ti here

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Saturday, 3 June 2017

Interesting painting

Thomas Payton found this. "A Distant Hail-Storm Coming On, and the March of Soldiers with their Baggage" (detail), 1799, by Philip James de Loutherbourg (1740-1812)

Thursday, 1 June 2017

General William Darke

Biography here

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