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115 Fuentes de Onoro 5 May 1811 - JTS Bonaparte's Peninsular War

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115 Fuentes de Onoro 5 May 1811

By Rich White
French (Nap) 4 - 0 - 4 Allies (Nap)
Rating: 6.81 (7)
Games Played: 8
SM: 4
Turns: 40
Type: Stock
First Side: French (Nap)
Second Side: Allies (Nap)
Fuentes de Onoro 5 May 1811 - Having failed to take Fuentes by direct assault on 3rd May, Massena spent the following day scouting the British line and endeavouring to find a weak spot. Then, determining that the British right flank south of Fuentes could be turned, Massena decided that the main French thrust should be launched against Poco Velho and Nava de Aver, whilst additional diversionary attacks along the line would hold the enemy in place.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
agmoss99's Profileagmoss99 Slightly Pro Allies (Nap) 7
agmoss99's Profileagmoss99 Well Balanced 6
Chosen Man's ProfileChosen Man Well Balanced 7
agmoss99's Profileagmoss99 Totally Pro French (Nap) 5
agmoss99's Profileagmoss99 Moderately Pro French (Nap) 7
agmoss99 Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:43 pm
British firepower may be a bit too powerful
Chosen Man
Chosen Man Mon Nov 09, 2015 10:57 am
Good game
agmoss99 Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:38 pm
The allies suffer from a brigade permanently fixed, and the French have rather a lot of cavalry including Guard. The allies have to try and hold on, the French have to try and destroy them. One objective is easily taken as it's guarded by E grade cossacks. Another high point one is also easily taken in Fuentes.
agmoss99 Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:18 am
The French and allies are split into 4 different groups so the game really is about river crossings in different places. Except in the south where the French have a big advantage against militia.
jim pfleck
jim pfleck Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:25 pm
This is a tough one for the Brits-they are outnumbered and have far less artillery and cavalry and are vulnerable everywhere...But those British lines sure can shoot straight!