Friday, May 29, 2009

Look who arrived at our training area bearing gifts

The Laird of Saxe-Urqhuart, thrifty Scot that he is, hired out an excellent Battalion of Dun Haggis Highlanders to the Reich Duchy of Beerstein. As they march into our training area, they are accompanied by two Vivandieres sent by Louys of Monte-Cristo.

The Saxe-Urqhuart Dun Haggis Highlanders form into line, as adoring locals look on. However, it is the Monte-Cristo Vivandieres' gift of a large keg of single malt that will win everyones gratitude.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Should the Reich Duchy of Beerstein hire Highlanders?

The Laird of Saxe-Urqhuart, thrifty Scot that he is, is considering hiring out Highlanders to the Reich Duchy of Beerstein. The tenacious reputation of these lads would certainly bolster our troops!

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Three more battalions join the Army of Beerstein

Presenting the newest three battalions for the Army of Beerstein.

The Oldenberg Grenzers.

The Warsteiner Fusiliers.

The Beerstein Honourable Pensioners, Senior Battalion of the Army of Beerstein. Sir David Linienblatt of Tippelbruder, Grand Master of the Order of the Goblet, named Inhaber of the Beerstein Honourable Pensioners.

Monday, May 11, 2009

The Reich Duchy of Beerstein's Foreign Legion at full strength

Fri Herr Hurlip Braunswiger-Yech, Inhaber of the Frankfurter Bad Rotten Muskytears arrives at the Beerstein Military Training Area.

The Princess Haley's Hussar Squadron from the Holy Mormoan Kingdom of New Wales completes the Legion's Cavalry Brigade.

The Kingdom of New Wales contributed two units to the Legion, two six pound sections of Bree's Battery and the newly arrived First Squadron of the Princess Haley's Hussars.

The proud infantry brigade of the Beerstein Foreign Legion.

The newly completed cavalry brigade of the Beerstein Foreign Legion.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Three more units arrive to join the Beerstein Foreign Legion

The Principality of Andorronia's Royal Almughavars Mountain Fusiliers arrive in our training area to join the Beerstein Foreign Legion.

Saxe-Bearstein's Regiment von Schafbock also marched proudly into our training area. Colonel von Schafbock was pleased his battalion was not confused with the renowned von Carling Regiment despite the similarity of their uniforms.

The 4th Dragoons of the Republic of Neues Sudland, nicknamed "The Ponces", form the first squadrons of Beerstein's Foreign Legion.

The 4th Dragoons await the announcement of which ally will volunteer a light cavalry unit to fill out the cavalry brigade.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

The first two units of the new Beerstein Foreign Legion arrive

The Second Battalion of Stummel's Regiment, Frundsberg Frei Stadt march proudly in line.

Frundsberg Frei Stadt form column of march.

Bree's Battery, Royal Regiment of New Wales Artillery, Holy Moroan Kingdom take up their position while the Frundsberg Infantry march past.

Parting shot of the first two units of the newly established Beerstein Foreign Legion.

Friday, May 1, 2009

New Brigade Reports For Duty

Four Infantry Battalions arrive in training area

Lowenbrau Musketeers sport new uniforms and flags

Guinness Battalion also show off new flags

Leib Grenadiers are the senior infantry battalion

Amberbock Fusiliers fire their first round in new uniform