Friday 29 July 2022

Posted by Yves Martin (La Sabretache)

 The real Indians . . .

As met by JB de Verger, officer at the Royal Deux Ponts during the campaign in the Americas with Rochambeau...



Monday 11 July 2022

Event at Fort Ticonderoga

 Fort Ticonderoga presents “1759 Siege of Carillon,” a NEW exciting two-day battle reenactment July 23-24. Through a combination of demonstrations, vignettes, narrated boat cruises, and battle reenactments, visitors will experience the British advance for Lake George.

Become immersed in this 18th-century siege; featuring the constant roar of cannon, thrilling battle reenactments, and even a nighttime program where visitors are immersed in the battle for Carillon, named Ticonderoga by the British once they capture the fort from the French.

Saturday 9 July 2022

Friday 8 July 2022

Carillon/Ticonderoga 1758


 Today is the anniversary of this great French victory in the Seven Years War.  Fort Ticonderoga have been commemorating it today which is where these photos are from.



Monday 4 July 2022

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) trailer

 The best Revwar movie in my opinion. It's actually in colour. I love this film. They were due to shoot the battle of Oriskany but days of rain prevented it. It lost out to Gone with the Wind for publicity when it was released.

Peter's paper boys French and Indian war

  Here  for downloading figures and buildings.