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II Jornadas Recreación Histórica del siglo XV

II Jornadas Recreación Histórica del siglo XV

Sargento del Tercio de Martín Idiaquez - José-Ferré Clauzel.

The Spanish Civil War - Severino Baraldi. Tactics used in the Spanish Civil War would become commonplace during the Second World War.

This beautiful Spanish map depicts the principal regions of Europe in play during the Eighty Years War (1568-1648) in which the Netherlands rebelled against the Spanish Hapsburg rule ultimately forming the independent Dutch Republic. An interesting touch is an illustration of burning fleet at the top of the map in the North Sea. Could be a reference to the Spanish Armada which was destroyed in 1588 in an unrelated action against the English during the same period.

This beautiful Spanish map depicts the principal regions of Europe in play…

Spanish soldier of the "II Tercio de Asturias" (1690)

Spanish Pikeman of the "Tercio de Asturias" in Europe By Augusto Ferrer Dalmau.

Banderas de los Tercios Españoles (1517-1693)

Banderas de los Tercios Españoles (1517-1693)

16th Century

Los Tercios Españoles | A medida que trascurrieron los años, los Tercios fueron tanto disminuyendo en número de hombres como aumentando la proporción de arcabuceros y mosqueteros sobre la de piqueros, eliminando cualquier vestigio de algunas armas aún comunes en el momento de creación del Tercio (por ejemplo, la ballestas o el escudo redondo o rodela):

The Third Spanish Army were declining in numbers and increasing the ratio of arquebusiers and musketeers to pikemen, retaining none of the still common weapons such as crossbows, round shield or bucklers.

Tlaxcalans battle the Spanish

Tlaxcalans battle the Spanish

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