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Reading for the Weekend – Rigging

Incidentally I can foresee this book taking visit to a daylight again. Rigging period fore-and-aft craft by Lennarth Peterson is a book that focuses solely – as name implies – in rigging of fore-and-aft craft. Three examples are provided: British Naval Cutter, … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend -Admiral de Grasse

Now, time to dive into my primary interest and have a look at Admidal de Grasse and American Independence by Charles Lee Lewis (eISBN: 978-1-61251-473-4). As I am not really reading French, biographies about French navy, revolutionary or Napoleonic era appears to … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III

The Seleukid Empire of Antiochus III  (223-187BC) (ISBN: 978-1-78303-050-7, E-ISBN: 978-1-47385-450-5) is the second part of the Seleucid history trilogy. I read the first part, Rise of Seleukid Empire some time ago and was since then disturbed by entirely different things. … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – Sparta at War

As a continuation of Hoplite affairs I found a title that bears some generic interest – albeit I have no Spartans for Impetus. Sparta at War, Strategy, Tactics, and Campaigns 550-362BC (ISBN# 9781783830480) by Scott M. Rusch appears interesting take on … Continue reading

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World War I – book giveaway

It is time to make donation to anyone that has World War I project in progress and would like to have some resource material. Attempting to make some room in the library before moving, I am now giving away following six books … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – The French and Indian War

Let’s stick to the topic of Seven Years War. Previously I was a bit disappointed to Tomahawk and Musket so I looked around for more comprehensive volume about the topic and found The French and Indian War by Walter R. Borneman … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – Tomahawk and Musket

Because of suddenly developed interest in Seven Year War sideshow of Northern America, I had to follow an recommendation and look through Tomahawk and Musket, French and Indian Raids in the Ohio Valley 1758 by Rene Chartrand. Book is related to … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend: The Rise of the Seleukid Empire

I have long tried to find some definite accounts about Alexanders Successors, especially those that would shed some light to somewhat difficult subject of Seleukid Empire. By sort of accident, while browsing for completely different topics through e-book library, a title came … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend – 1813 Empire at Bay

I am quite interested on the late Napoleonic Wars – incidentally, era also related to the accidental occurrence of my first Prussian army of 6th Coalition. Therefore 1813 Empire at Bay by Jonathon Riley (ISBN# 9781783468706) sounded like interesting read … Continue reading

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First year

During the first year, there was quite nice progress considering that I am rather slow painter, and real life has of course taken it´s toll. Not only did I start to paint ancients for Impetus, but Napoleonics have got some reinforcements as … Continue reading

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