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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Aug 08, 2015 2:46 pm



The French line of communication runs along the Estrada Colimbra.  Wellington has decided to break it at the crossroads of Periera.  Cavalry patrols report the road junction is defended by two divisions and a large contingent of cavalry.  Nosey's force greatly outnumbers the defenders so capturing the town should not be a difficult task.  Recently, a local farmer was interviewed by one of Cooke's piquets patrolling his western flank.  The man told them of seeing a very large column of French moving east, the column of dust stretched to the horizon.  On receiving this news, Major Cramm sent a squadron of hussars west to investigate.  Moving first to the west and then riding nearly to Eixo, the cavalrymen found no Frenchmen and saw no dust column on this foggy day.  The major has concluded that this report was just another instance of civilian overreaction to what was probably no more than a French cavalry patrol.  Nevertheless, Cramm sent his report to General Cooke, who in turn, has sent it to His Grace.

The objective of the battle is to capture and hold the crossroads at Periera by the end of the fight.

Lt General Sir Arthur Wellesley (21578 Inf.  4718 Cav.  50 Guns))

 Major General Sir Charles Colville (4591 Inf.  1374 Cav.  10 Guns)
   LT Colonel von Specht (2443 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.0)
   Major General Sir John Byng (2148 Inf. 3 battalions  Avg. Exp. 8.0)
   Major General Lord Somerset (1374 Cav. 6 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 7.0)
   Beans' Troop (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Pittius 'Battery (4 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

 Lt Gen de Perponcher-Sedinitzky (5701 Inf.  1355 Cav.  12 Guns)
   Maj Gen Sir Sir Colin Halkett (2241 Inf. 5 battalions  Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Brig-Maj-General Hauw (3460 Inf. 6 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.0)
   Major General Sir William Dornberg (1355 Cav. 8 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   Unett's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Sinclair's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

 Major General Cooke (5897 Inf.  751 Cav.  16 Guns)
   Maj. Gen. von Kruse (2840 Inf. 4 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.0)
   Major General Sir James Lyon (3057 Inf. 6 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.1)
   Major von Cramm (751 Cav. 4 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 6.0)
   Lux's Battery (8 Guns   Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Stievenaar's 1st Battery (8 Guns   Avg. Exp. 5.0)

 Maj Gen Sir Charles Alten (5389 Inf.  1238 Cav.  12 Guns)
   Major Gen Count von Kielmansegge (3377 Inf. 6 battalions  Avg. Exp. 4.0)
   Colonel Charles Du Platt (2012 Inf. 5 battalions  Avg. Exp. 5.0)
   Major Generl Baron Trip van Zoudtlant (1238 Cav. 6 squadrons  Avg.Exp. 7.0)
   von Braun's Battery (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)
   Webber-Smiths' Troop (6 Guns   Avg. Exp. 6.0)

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Saturday, Aug 8th 20:00BST

Post  Guest on Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:32 pm

Where is the buried treasure?
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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:46 pm

with that amount and quality of cavalry the French must have brought all of Murat's Reserve Cavalry Corps!

PS: you are doing this on purpose aren't you? British only weekend when I'm not around... oh well... could be worse - you could be playing Austrians...
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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:35 pm

oh well... could be worse - you could be playing Austrians...
We only play them when you are in command. affraid

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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:42 pm

fair enough Very Happy - but I would have really enjoyed commanding that cavalry... Somerset just to mention one of them Wink
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Re: KS Napoleon Game Saturday, Aug 8th 20:00BST

Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:49 pm

You are welcome to join us and take any command.

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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 4:54 pm

very kind Wink - I wish I could but one has to find a balance between one's personal hobby and time with one's partner Wink

edith says: next week I'll be around again for the full program Wink
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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 08, 2015 5:47 pm

Roland edith says: next week I'll be around again for the full program Wink wrote:

The funny thing is that Roland believes what edith says. No

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Saturday, Aug 8th 20:00BST

Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Aug 08, 2015 6:19 pm

Yeah, I really do believe the guy's a marine.

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Saturday, Aug 8th 20:00BST

Post  Guest on Sat Aug 08, 2015 6:21 pm

LMAO!!!!

Now onto to more important things.  WHERE IS THE BURIED TREASURE? Suspect

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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:38 pm

First of all - the guy who has been on KS-holidays for over a month now doesn't get a vote... he is busy collecting the limbs I chopped off while playing against him as Warsaw pact....

as for the treasure hunter... he may laugh now... once I figured out the scenario generator we shall turn his tears of joy into tears of sorrow Twisted Evil

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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 09, 2015 2:19 pm

Sounds like Taff is beating you up real bad ole boy



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Post  SolInvictus202 on Sun Aug 09, 2015 2:34 pm

haven't seen the next turn yet - but so far we are above a 1:2 kill ratio in favour of NATO... especially the Austrian Army distinguished itself!!! cheers

(The only contact the mighty Austrian army had was one recon unit of a few BMRTs stumbling across a tank turret emplacement - with the result of all shots fired being missed... by us...
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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:43 pm

LOL!!!!!!! cheers

Well beat him soon so I can join the next one.

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Re: KS Napoleon Game Saturday, Aug 8th 20:00BST

Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:54 pm

How did the game go?

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