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Posted on Sep 19, 2005 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like

Military Odyssey, 2005

Armchair General

I began to feel a bit timesick as I jumped yet further forward to the Napoleonic era, and the middle of a bloody battle complete with artillery and cavalry charges! Yes, the French were fighting the English again (we’re the ones in the red).

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The colours flew in the breeze as the battle lines were drawn. Whilst to the rear, the guns were readied.

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Musketeers prepared to rain fire down upon their enemies as the main artillery opened up!

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Seeing their ranks devastated by long-range artillery fire, the French line charges the British.

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But they are seen off by heavy musket-fire and regroup behind their Cavalrymen.

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