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The last Champagne toast! Hip, Hip, Hurrah!
The Last Square (Jean-Marc Labeyrie, Eric Teng, Yves Lestang, Frédéric Bey, Eric Sublet) on Waterloo battlefield.
French infantry at Waterloo.
General view of the Hanau 1813 (VaeVictis Wargames Collection) tournament.
Visit of Wilson's Creek battlefield where was fought, on August 10, 1861, the first major battle of the Western Theater of the American Civil War between Union forces (Nathaniel Lyons) and the Missouri State Guard (Sterling Price).
Dinner with Mark Herman, between wargamers and family, in L'Auberge Bressanne.
Group photo of the players in the snow, before the start of Berezina 1812 (Ludifolie Editions) tournament.
The author of "Louis XI, le joueur inquiet" plays Montlhéry 1465 (Au Fil de l'Epée) against the "Swords and Crown" (Canons en Carton) designer.
Aspern-Essling 1809 workshop (courtesy Rodger McGowan).
Group photo of the players, just before their first round of Fuentes de O–oro 1811 (VaeVictis Wargames Collection).
Shopping at Games of Bekerley, during my summer holidays in California. The shop is located just beside the Bekerley University and offers a very good selection of wargames.
Banner created by Rodger McGowan to celebrate the 2000th game played on Jours de Gloire series. Matthieu Nowak (left) and Eric Euben (right) were playing on Coimbra 1810 for this occasion.
The castle of Le Bailli de Suffren, one of the greatest French admiral.
The magnificient flags of the proud Swiss Cantons.
Jean-Frédéric Vial sings « Le chant des pontonniers » for the opening on the XIIIe Trophée du Bicentenaire's awards ceremony. Victor-André Masséna, Foundation Napoleon president and great-great-grandson of the Napoleon's Marshall will awards top prize to Germain Gaschet, the tournament's winner. Talk about a link the past!
Very intestring visit done with my son Etienne during our family holidays in London.
Taking advantage of a business seminar in Wolfsberg, I got the opportunity to visit Arenenberg Castle, where Hortense de Beauharnais and his son Louis-Napoleon lived during their exile in Switzerland. Empress Eugenie offered the castle to Canton of Thurgovia when she died.
Frédéric Bey (on the left, Carthaginians) and Eric Sublet (on the right, Romans), during a 5 players Sword of Rome game with Jean-Marc Labeyrie (Gauls), Yves Lestang (Greeks) and Eric Teng (Etrusco-Samnites and winner). Eric Sublet won the first Trophée du Bicentenaire in 1998 and is also the webmaster of this site.
"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"