Sunday, March 27, 2016
As I said in a previous post, I took some liberties in the depiction of these subjects, but for those wondering why Frederick is not on a white horse like the illustration. There is a story that just before the battle, an aide to Frederick, traded horses with the "Great Elector" so as to be not so conspicuous riding on such an obvious target.
Monday, March 21, 2016
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
My inspiration and reference for the Fehrbellin vignette. The book text was in German, which was difficult when trying to understand the minutia of the campaign, and the nuts and bolts of army and command structure, but an article in MILITARY HERITAGE MAGAZINE (April 2009) was very helpful in understanding the basics and was enough to get me motivated.