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Bashi-Bazouks

Hello all,
Do you think the foot Bashi-Bazouks could also be drafted as Ottoman forces opposing Napoleon in Egypt?

Re: Bashi-Bazouks

Dear Colin,

For what it is worth, I do and have some for just that intended use (provincial infantry from the Balkans). I am one who is pretty liberal with my interpretation of the uses of figures, but find support from various books and websites such as 'Balkan Dave':
http://www.balkanhistory.com/ottoman_napoleonic.htm

Regards, James

Re: Bashi-Bazouks

Thank you James. Between these and sets of Janisaries, it should be possible to assemble something of a 1/72 Napoleonic Ottoman Army.

Re: Bashi-Bazouks

Dear Colin,

A quick follow-up. I found this discussion on TMP useful when I was first considering accumulating figures for a Napoleonic Ottoman army:

http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/msg.mv?id=291861

I took many of the great suggestions from here. Some have been supplanted by better or more direct representatives in recent years.

Regards, James

Re: Bashi-Bazouks

Awesome, thank you James!