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Recreational Wargaming...Stuart Asquith and Terry Wise

Stuart Asquith 18th Century Battles Stuart Asquith's Wargaming 18th Century Battles
Including Rules for Marlburian Warfare 1702-1714
16 Feb 2016

by Stuart Asquith
Edited by John Curry

Stuart Asquith is a key contributor to the development of modern hobby of wargaming. His extensive work included editing Practical Wargamer for 12 years, authoring over twenty books and editing many more. This book focuses on one of the Stuart Asquith’s key interests, 18th century warfare.

 This book aims to bring together some of Stuart Asquith’s work, in particular focussed on this era. Other books in the series will cover his writing on other eras.

The attractions of the period are described, along with nine accounts of key battles 1704-1760. These battles include

  • Battle of the Schellenberg (1704)

  • Battle of Ramillies (1706)

  • Battle of Sheriffmuir (1715)

  • Battle of Mollwitz (1741)

  • Battle of Soor (1745)      

  • Battle of Falkirk (1746)  

  • Battle of Plassey (1757)

  • Battle of Minden (1759)               

  • Battle of Warburg (1760)             

Of course, the book would not be complete without a set of classic ‘Old School’ wargaming rules. The obvious choice was Stuart Asquith’s popular wargaming rules for Malburian Warfare 1702-1714.

 This work is published as part of The History of Wargaming Project range of books that aim to document the development of wargaming.

The book is available for purchase via Amazon or the Kindle

Product details:     
138 pages
History of Wargaming    Project
     Dimensions (cm):
15.6 wide x 23.39 tall

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