There's no game night this week as we're driving up to Scarborough to refight Bautzen. So as Neil kindly sent me a load of photos from our current game I thought it would be a good idea to share some with you.
This first one is taken from the Allied viewpoint looking at the French right and centre. In the top left corner the Warriors of Holy Russia can bee seen advancing to test their mettle against the French 12th Division. Fortunately for the French their position is masked from the Russian's six gun battery by a hill, which has meant the Russian infantry have had to assault without fire support.
Here's a shot of the same area from the French side, the advancing Russian infantry can be seen in the distance. Meanwhile on the Left flank of the French, the allies attempt to support the Russians with heavy cavalry, comes up against a twelve pounder battery with its flanks covered by infantry in square.
Another shot from the Allied side of the table, this time showing the French left. The French have been able to take control of the furthest village and the orchard on its eastern edge and this position has been the focus of some heavy fighting with Eric' Prussians attempting to dislodge Andys' defenders. There still quite a bit of fighting to be done in this area.
The French centre held by Dom's Swiss about to be assaulted by Prussian infantry. Neil is using his cavalry to pin the French position to give his infantry time to move up. In the background Russian cuirassier switched from the left are also closing in for the kill.
And finally, a shot from the French right across most of the battlefield, I think this must be around turn seven or eight as there are two seperate assaults going in on the French left and centre.
That's it for this lot, the blog next entry will be a report on our visit to the WHC with lots more lovely photos.
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