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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse16 Apr 2018 11:36 a.m. PST

"During the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars of 1792 – 1815 many famous campaigns were undertaken, and many famous battles fought. Yet in such a large series of conflicts it is perhaps inevitable that some aspects are overlooked. In this article I will examine one such campaign, the Russo – Swedish war of 1808 -09. I will also look how this conflict could have easily blossomed into a wider conflict, particularly if the planned invasion of mainland Sweden had proceeded. Scandinavia was somewhat of a backwater during these wars, but this conflict offers some interesting prospects for the gamer. With unusual Napoleonic armies such as the Norwegians featuring along side some famous names from the period such as Sir John Moore, Bernadotte and Ney. In this article I will briefly outline the real events and some of the interesting possibilities of the situation. In addition I will also outline the Swedish, Finnish, British, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Dutch, Spanish and French forces that were, or might have been, involved in the events of 1808 / 09. Lastly I will briefly outline some of the interesting scenarios that could be fought against the background of these events…"
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Lonkka1Actual16 Apr 2018 11:05 p.m. PST

Most everything a miniature gamer needs for the conflict:


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse17 Apr 2018 9:38 a.m. PST

Thanks for the link!. (smile)


Sparta17 Apr 2018 11:49 a.m. PST

I can recommend the scenario book "the last summer". It has everything you need to know and a load of scenarioes for any rules.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse18 Apr 2018 9:54 a.m. PST

Thanks also!.


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