Monthly Archives: December 2011

Malplaquet cont. 30-12-11

Palatinate Troops

The Battle of Malplaquet was reaching a climax, the whole centre was now embroiled in a desperate struggle! Continue reading

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Malplaquet cont. 29-12-11

Troops in the French Centre attempt to halt the forces of Orkney

The action was free flowing along the whole front, here are a few more images of the action! Continue reading

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Battle of Malplaquet Cont. 28-12-11

Count Lottum's Hanoverian Horse.

Prince Eugene rode over to the Allied right to encourage the troops here. Most had entered into fire-fights with the battalions opposing them. Continue reading

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Battle of Malplaquet cont. 27-12-11

Troops under Lottum advance to the south of the Wood if Sars

The Prussians assaulted the French line in the Sars wood, the word was coming of firing being heard beyond the wood in the direction of Withers appearance. This lifted the depleted Prussians and they attacked with renewed vigour. Continue reading

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Malplaquet re-played at the Wargames Holiday Centre. 16-12-11

Prussian Infantry engage the French in Lainieres

I promised Russians today but on reflection, I’ll wait until I have them all completely finished and in action at the Wargames Holiday Centre. Austerlitz is this weekend, so there will be plenty of opportunity here. Continue reading

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Dresden’s Final Post. 15-12-11

The Prussians advance!

The Russian’s on the Western flank had rallied and buoyed by their General’s pushed forward again into the Suburbs of Dresden. The Young Guard were holding fast, volley’s crashed into the green masses, still, on they came! Continue reading

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Dresden Cont. 14-12-11

Cuirassier and Carabinier

In the western sector the Russian Guard and Line Corps smashed into the ranks of Teste’s division and the the Young Guard Continue reading

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Dresden Cont. 13-12-11

The troops in the west.

The Russian forces began to close on the French to the west of the battlefield, the cavalry melee’s were less intense and the rain had stopped! Continue reading

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Dresden cont. 12/12/11

French Guard Horse Artillery

The fighting to the west of the river continued unabated, French Guard Cavalry smashed into some of the Russian Line cavalry, while the guns from the Guard Horse artillery from both sides poured death upon the combatants! Continue reading

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Dresden Continued 09-12-11

Young Guard in the Garden.

As the rain started the firing began to lessen. The Russian advance on the western bank of the River began to pick up. Continue reading

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