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by Skallagrym
Thu Jun 01, 2006 5:07 am
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Swedish Field Artillery
Replies: 0
Views: 1100

Swedish Field Artillery

Hello everyone.. I thought the 'Long Range Snipers' among you might enjoy seeing Jämtlands Fältartilleri in action. We are based in Östersund, which is the capital of Jämtland, a northern Swedish shire, and was, at one time a sort of northern Swedish equivalent to Woolwich. We own and use several Gu...
by Skallagrym
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:11 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Swedish FIeld Artillery...
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Swedish FIeld Artillery...

Hello everyone.. Thought the 'Long Range Snipers' among you might enjoy this. Its a piccy of Jämtlands Fältartilleri in action. We have several Guns which we occasionally tow with horse and limber. Our uniforms and Guns are the real McCoy, actual late 19th/early 20th Century kit, up to and including...
by Skallagrym
Wed May 31, 2006 6:08 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Swedish Field Artillery
Replies: 1
Views: 806

Swedish Field Artillery

Hello everyone. I thought the 'Long Range Snipers' among you might like to see some pictures of one of the Jämtlands FältArtilleri in action. We own and use several guns, and perform all around the country...which given the size of Sweden, is no mean feat, i can tell you. Some more pictures of us so...
by Skallagrym
Mon May 29, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Clothing
Replies: 42
Views: 9061

What is it about Gambesons that cause this flurry of OPINION? Hmm... The plain fact is we don't know, NONE OF US, and " just because" there isnt a word that is known for gambeson in old englisc, doesnt mean it didn't exist, unlike the Gambesons themselves ( we'll call them that for now..) which, by ...
by Skallagrym
Sun May 28, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Clothing
Replies: 42
Views: 9061

Hell! From the land of the Vikings..

Hell! Let's start with under the Ringshirt. A Gambeson, or padded cloth armour is what anyone who wore ringmail would have worn. This is a hot potato of a subject, or at least one which will cause much debate. There are some people ( and the Gods alone know why..) who believe that they wore nothing ...
by Skallagrym
Sun May 28, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: 55BC-410AD
Topic: Romans and Britons - join now !
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Interest..

HeJ! My name is Adrian and i live in Sweden, although i will be returning to England at the end of this year or early next year and will be looking for a Roman 'gang' to join. of course, i don't know how you conduct your fighting training, but i have been doing re-enactment combat for 10 years, and ...
by Skallagrym
Sat May 27, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Early Viking Re-enactment...
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Early Viking Re-enactment...

Hell! from the land of the Vikings! We are looking for people who might be interested in The Early Vikings, during the period of the Lindisfarne raid. We are a newish group based on Trondheim, Norway, and Östersund, Sweden. We are aiming to do something a little different from the normal Viking re-e...