Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pic of the Day 08-09-11

The Middle guard look to defend the western boundary of Aspern.

The Middle Guard try in vain to stem the tide of Austrian assaults, this action was denied any support as the French morale began to break down, that and three ones twice didn’t help! Continue reading

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New Paras from TQD Castings

Radio and command

Last month the Battle for Arnhem bridge was refought at the Wargames holiday Centre. Using the Flames of War rules, I needed just a few more battalions added to the collection.
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Pic of the Day 07-09-11

Austrian Line

Aspern-Essling was certainly one of those games of ebb and flow, the French were repulsing the attacks until the Granary and the Church fell, then the Guard Continue reading

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Pic of the Day 06-09-11

Austrian column of Attack

The majority of the infantry battalions in our Austrian army are 48 figures strong. These can be somewhat unwieldy, however they absorb a hell of a lot of punishment before they break!
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Pic of the day 05-09-11

Austrian Cuirassier.

I took lots of images through the weekend and thought it worth continuing the presentation of these for your delictation. Continue reading

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Pic of the Day 02-09-11

Tharreaus division

The battle moved to a more desperate fight around Aspern, the troops from St.Cyr, stormed into the Church yard once more, while the Guard fell further back, giving ground gradually, the Austrians hot on their heels!
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Pic of the Day 01-09-11

Young Guard fight to re-capture Aspern

Imperial Guard deployed just south of Aspern along with the Young Guard, while Lannes Corps deployed in and around Essling, allowing Legrand and Boudet’s divisions (Massena’s Corps) to fill some of the Centre.
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