Found two new books on Potemkin Russian army

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September 17, 2017 by wargamerchris

Some who are into late 18th Century Potemkin Russian forces may have already seen these two guides from Soldiershop.  There were two volumes at the game store I visited in Minneapolis – Source Comics and Games.  Great store – among the best in the US.
 

A cursory read/ scan showed me a.ton of detail I was looking for.  From Eric’s site it looks like Grenadiers wore a white plume vs the yellow of the line companies.  The books also have a tremendous level of detail on ancillary units as well 

Some of you may know that I have armies for Russo-ottoman Ears for 1770s as well as 1790s, so these books fit the entirety of those conflicts.

For anyone serious enough about tracking down figures for a Potemkin army, I think these are worth it.

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