Monday, 14 August 2017

Skirmish at Faustenberg ...

continued from the previous post ...

The Monrovian croats move along the road to Faustenberg...
Wittenberg cavalry arrive at Faustenberg...
 and the brigade deploys in front of the town ....
 The croats form up and start their attack ....
 The Wittenberg cavalry counter-charges ....

The melee too's and fro's but the croats can't match their opponents and lose their nerve and turn tail...
 another dragoon regiment moves up while one of the cavalry regiments reforms ...
 the other cavalry regiment pursues the croats through Munsterhof
the rest of the cavalry brigade with a regiment of dragoons moves up to secure Munsterhof. The main body of the army has reached Faustenberg.

Where is the Monrovian army ? ...

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Moving towards Faustenberg ...

The Wittenberg army have left their muster point at Heidelheim and are heading westwards; the Monrovian army has crossed the river Oudear at Rumsdorf... and are heading eastwards into Upper Belgravia, their movements have been reported. Both armies are heading towards Faustenberg....

While some Wittenberg dragoons secure Faustenberg ...
Monrovian croats are passing through Munsterhof on the road to Faustenberg ...
to be continued ....

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Croats on the move ....

Monrovia has recruited some croats,  they are currently on the move ahead of the main army ....
[ new items: 16 mounted croats in two units, using my own home-cast figures ]

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Commander for croat raiders

out looking for his troops - I better paint the rest of the croats ....

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Sculpt and Cast - Polish Winged Hussar WIP ...

I've managed to make a 'wing' for the winged hussar, it needs a bit of tweaking but is good start for a first pass....

Saturday, 24 June 2017

The Kings reviews the army ...

On the plain outside Heidelheim, the Wittenberg army has been drawn up for review ..

some of the court are in attendance ....

The King rides across towards the centre where his lifeguard of horse are positioned in front of the army ...

he will then ride round to look at the rest of the army ....





 the army is mustered and ready for war; the movement of the Monrovia army towards the border the two Kingdoms have been confirmed, a clash of arms is in the offing .....

Thursday, 8 June 2017

ECW Books (holiday purchases)

Three nice little books picked up on or just after my recent little holiday in Kent
the books on the Grenvilles are interesting and includes info on the ECW in Cornwall and Devon. The Airfix booklet is a little gem.