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SimonHall@TWZ

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Quatre Bras in pictures
« on: April 14, 2020, 08:19:39 AM »
The initial thin line of Netherlanders and Nassauers under William of Orange, and the mass of Brunswick and British reinforcements off-table that will in due course arrive.  For this battle they had a set time of arrival rather than using there reserves rules designed for competition games.

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2020, 09:34:46 PM »
French early Divisional advances ...

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 09:37:20 PM »
An intense fight around 16.00. Wellington is with Pack repealing a French attack.  Mic action in the Bossu Wood. The French driving back the Brunswickers.

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 09:38:52 PM »
It got close - the French make it most of the way through the Bossu Wood having driven the Netherlanders and Nassauers back 1km over a few hours.

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2020, 09:42:00 PM »
The finale ...

British reinforcements from Alten's Division have secured the wood and toned Jermain's Brigade. The French took QB for a short period bit are driven out.  In the centre Pack has advanced and is pushing the weakened French forces back.  In the distance Kemp is in square having lost one Battalion mauled by cavalry (the Cornwall's finally gave in).  But all is secure as there is little power left in the French forces.  Ney orders a general withdrawal and Wellington retires tot he famous village of Waterloo.

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2020, 10:05:15 AM »
Nice

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Re: Quatre Bras in pictures
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2020, 01:48:19 PM »
It was a really enjoyable refight.
Need to figure out the next one to do.

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