Thursday, 28 February 2019

More Helion Gems.


Two new exceptional volumes from Helion this week. I’ve only just got them so I will do a bit of a review when I’ve read them both (tbh I’ve already devoured the Piedmont book but you will have to wait). All I will say is that for a wargamer’s perspective these books fill a massive gap in the information available on their subjects. Ok, 1680’s Piedmontese is perhaps a bit off piste for some but not for me as I’ve just finished my 1670s/80s 28mm Savoyard army. As for the Dutch, well as readers will know I have more than a passing interest in the Franco-Dutch War 1672-78 and lots of little men as well. Tremendous, and the promise of more to come in a similar vien is mouth-wateringly good.


3 comments:

  1. Paul, I await your review eagerly. I'm waiting for my copy of the Dutch volume - takes a while to reach Tonga via diplomatic post. I'll definitely be reviewing it myself on my Williamite Warfare blog. I'm actually holding off on a revised army list to see what it holds. I share your excitement - the whole period is over-shaddowed and sandwiched in a vacuum between the 30 Years War and the Nine .. frustratingly.

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  2. Looking forward to your reviews and hats off to Helion for covering such diverse subjects.

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  3. The recent Helion titles on the Dutch (United Provinces) forces of the 18th century are fascinating. I received the book on infantry earlier this week, and the one of cavalry/specialists is on the way.

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

    Best Regards,

    Stokes

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