|The Tirailleurs de Corse in action last week, seen here lining out before delivering a volley.|
|The colour party guarding the valuable GMB flag, I think the eagle is Front Rank.|
|Flank company with very yellow plumes!|
|The other flank company with very red plumes!|
Brown isn't a colour normally associated with Napoleonics, some Russian and Prussian hussars wore brown and of course those Caccadores but it's pretty rare amongst all the reds, whites, blues and greens. I'm very pleased to have ticked this box on my wish list, I might add the sister regiment at some point too, who knows where megalomania will take me.
|Centre companies with very green plumes!|
|Now this is how I like to see my units - from behind, the alternative usually means they're running back in terrible rout.|
All too common in my case.
I wonder if they'll ever sort out the slight dimple on the shako tops?
Take care out there, Jeremy