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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP30 Sep 2021 10:46 p.m. PST

Our re-fight of Emdorf (1760) provided a challenging & entertaining game.

The table was set up, ready for play, as he historical ambush : where the unwary French were surprised by an allied force of Hanoverians, Hessians & British (represented by Prussians in my game) just outside the village of Emdorf.

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The Allied commander was brutal. Two French battalions were destroyed in the first two turns

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Initially, the only unit that could oppose the allies were a unit of French light infantry:

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The French, outnumbered & outclassed, retreated towards a river crossing that promised respite

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but the Allies were determined to destroy them, pursuing aggressively:

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The French perhaps foolishly, turned on the allies & inflicted casualties:

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But cut-off from the bridge & surrounded, they surrendered.

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As one of the French commanders, I can say although we were soundly beaten, we put up a spirited defence.

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2021 2:10 a.m. PST

Looks like fun!

Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2021 4:17 a.m. PST
DFLange Supporting Member of TMP01 Oct 2021 10:52 a.m. PST

Looks like a good game.

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