A cavalier aproach to mid-17th Century Pike and Shot Wargaming.
Smart looking chaps , do you have any suggestions for books about the military side of the TYW ? , Tony
I've been referring to the most part to the Osprey books - Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years War, no.s 1&2 ( also there is the Army of Gustavus Adophus no.s 1 & 2)Eduard Wagner’s European Weapons & Warfare 1618-1648, is worth getting - for all the general info on arms, equipments etc.A couple of free history online books which are useful for background readingThe History of the Thirty Years' War by Friedrich Schillerhttp://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6775The Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648 by Samuel Rawson Gardinerhttp://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/40082I'm still building up reference material as I go...
Thanks for the tips. I'm listening to the history by Schiller on U Tube, Tony