Category Archives: 1756 – 1763 Seven Years War

GENDARMERIE DE FRANCE DURING THE SEVEN YEARS WAR

SEVEN YEARS WAR  –  THE GENDARMERIE DE FRANCE During the Seven Years War the Gendarmerie de France ranked immediately after the Maison du Roi. They were always placed in the first line to the left of the Maison du Roi The Gendarmerie … Continue reading

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SEVEN YEARS WAR – MORE FIGHTING IN THE HESSIAN SALIENT

SEVEN YEARS WAR  More fighting in the Hessian Salient The Hessian Salient saw more action in the Wargamorium when an Allied force under the Hanoverian General von Spörcken defeated a French force under Lieutenant –General  St. Germain. At first things … Continue reading

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Seven Years War in the Hessian Salient. French versus Allies

SEVEN YEARS WAR IN THE HESSIAN SALIENT.  FRENCH VERSUS ALLIES Last night it was the turn of the Seven Years War armies to take the field again with the Western Allies (Hanover, Hesse, England and Brunswick) under the Duke of … Continue reading

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FONTENOY USING MAURICE RULES

Last night we tried out the Maurice rules again this time using the Fontenoy scenario from the rule book.   It took us a while to set up the game and, as neither of us are familiar with the rules, … Continue reading

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Seven Years War in the Hessian Salient – Part 2

The battle of Langenbruck continued with the French entering the village of Oberschweineode thereby isolating the Hanoverian brigade which had crossed the bridge to Niederschweineode already and which was now out of its own General’s command radius. The French brought … Continue reading

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SEVEN YEARS WAR IN THE HESSIAN SALIENT

The Battle of Langenbruck Gaming continued last night in the Wargamorium with the Seven Years War in the Hessian Salient – i.e. the French fighting against the Hanoverians, Hessians, English and Brunswickers in the western theatre. Not a Prussian, Russian … Continue reading

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Seven Years War – Raid on the French coast

Some photographs of a raid on the French coast during the SYW. This was a raid on the French coast during the Seven Years War.  I have tried this scenario a few times and it works well.  I actually had … Continue reading

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