The Battle of Malplaquet was reaching a climax, the whole centre was now embroiled in a desperate struggle!
Palatinate Troops engaging just south of the Sars Wood.
We used some of the colourful troops as the Germans in the forces. These figures are all from the Wargames Foundry range.
The Palatinate close up.
There are obviously a number of German regiments on the allied side and we tend to use as much of the accurate stuff. Figures are from Foundry.
The fighting around Blairon farm became more and more intense! Count Lottum’s force attacking it from the front.
The troops from Lottum's force engage in fore-fights with the garrison of Blairon.
A lot of the figures in the foreground are from the old Strategem range.
The troops from the Allied reserve were moving in to support the push from Orkney and Lottum.
The Danish Guard begin to advance again on Blairon farm.
The Danes had been locked in a fire-fight with the defenders of Baliron Farm for a number of turns. So intent on killing the French, eventually Lottum had to move up and order them forward again!
Hessians of the reserve.
The fighting North of Lainieres Wood began to escalate, the Allied reserve was being committed to the fray, rank upon rank of Hessians filed forward to deliver their first volleys.
Hessians support the attack North of Lainieres Wood.
The Hessians in the foreground, advance into the line to bypass the defenders of Lainieres Wood visible with it’s redoubts in the distance.
The conclusion of this huge game will be presented next week.