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French troops advancing near La Haye Sainte

Well the French have won, the Allied right had broken from Hougoumont to La Haye Sainte, Picton was looking to withdraw and save his precious elite troops, while the British Guard looks to cover the retreat.

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Flee….save yourselves!

The French relentless advance

Finally Altens division breaks completely, nine battalions are either routing or retreating joining the growing number of Dutch and Belgian troops fleeing to their left from behind La Haye Sainte. Continue reading

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The beginning of the end

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Reilles corp begins to press Alten in earnest, the battalions of the front line have begun to break and run!
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The Pressure on the ridge

The French taking the ridge

The allied lines start to crumble, with so much pressure to the west of La Haye Sainte the Dutch Belgiums have to give way in front of the tide of French coming over the ridge before them… Continue reading

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Heroics at La Haye Sainte

French infantry firefight the British

The Dutch Belgium infantry around La Haye Sainte continue to exasperate the new French owners, even fighting off the attentions of the local French Cuirassier commander… Continue reading

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relentless advance

French infantry push towards the end of the ridge east of Hougoumont

The French continue their advance across the valley and nothing so far has done much to stop it… but with the arrival of the Prussians to the east will that change things? Continue reading

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The Prussians are arriving

The Prussians arrive

The Prussians arrive finally around Papelotte and relieve the allies there but this also releases the Young Guard… Continue reading

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A view from the front

A view down the valley

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Pressure starting to tell

Pressure at Papelotte

The allied lines are stating to be pressured all down the valley from Hougoumont to Papelotte… Continue reading

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Pressure at Papelotte

Pressure at Papelotte

The position of the outbuildings at Papelotte means that things »

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