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Gustav Ramström
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BRACE YOURSELF KOPORJE IS COMING
You've read correctly, I will, in a future near YOU, write an article here on my page about the battle of Koporje 1708! You may if you like to post any source material you got but otherwise I'll use the sources I've already got! So BRACE YOURSELF! Cheerio m...

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The Skirmish and raid of Pelkola (Pelgola) 1701
The Great Northern War had just begun and only lasted for a year. In the Baltic war theatre; minor skirmishes and raids on both sides of the Swedish/Russian border have taken place. One of the many skirmishes/raids is the one of Pelkola 1701.  Ever since th...

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Johan Stiernschantz
Stiernschantz Coat of Arms He was born in Ingria, made a good military career in the Swedish army. Faught several battles and sieges and ended his days Persia. This was Johan Stiernschantz.  24th of June 1670 Johan was born. Though not under the name Stiern...

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Siege of Kexholm 1710
At 11th of July a mighty host of Russian troops under command of General had reached Kexholm, Bruce was ordered by Tsar Peter to capture the Fortress and City of Kexholm. For Commandant Stiernschantz with his little garrison, it wasn't going to be easy.  Af...

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History Blogs and Websites Recommendation
Hello dear reader! I'm very new when it comes to history "blogging". I read the blogs from more experienced bloggers more than I'm active on my own blog. Also I've taken a lot of inspiration from other blogs during the creation of my own. This can be compar...

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Battle of Landsbro 1713
A Russian army of about 14 000 men had the objective to march on Åbo year 1713. With such a force the task should be easy. Though the army had to cross the river of Svartån. At the only bridge, Landsbro a Swedish force had taken position.  The Swedish provi...

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Raid at Laube 1706
It was early morning, the 3rd of February 1706. The same day the battle of Fraustadt will take place. The camp of Swedish Adelsfanan's Cavalry is about to get raided. 5 o'clock in the morning, the area around the village Laube was quiet and calm. The Swedis...

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My New Mould Hoobey problem!
Hello Internet! This is a cry for help!  I've started with a new hoobey recently. I recieved a mould kit from "Prince August" http://www.princeaugust.ie/ for Christmas present. Though the kit isn't the very best starter kit to be found as it seems. Since I'...

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Battle of Fraustadt- The Saxon Army
Under the banners of General Johann Mathias von den Schulenburg the Saxon army consisted of following regiments: Infantry *Wostromirsky's Infantry Regiment- 1 Battalion *Joyeuse Grenadier Battalion (French)- 1 Battalion *Drost's Infantry Regiment- 1 Battali...
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