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022 The Battle Of Quatres Bras-Historical - WDS Campaign Waterloo

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022 The Battle Of Quatres Bras-Historical

By Charlie Cutshall
French (Nap) 7 - 7 - 28 Allies (Nap)
Rating: 8.07 (29)
Games Played: 42
SM: 3
Turns: 36
Type: Custom
First Side: French (Nap)
Second Side: Allies (Nap)
The Battle of Quatres Bras - June 16, 1815 - Historical - Ney is present near Quatres Bras. He has been given the task of taking the vital crossroads there. Ney has been given Reille's II Corps reinforced with cavalry. He also believes he has been promised the assistance of D'Erlon's I Corps. The Allied troops defending Quatres Bras don't look too numerous. Ney is hesitant because knows of Wellington's penchant for masking his army by placing them on the reverse slope. Wellington expects to receive assistance all day from troops who are making the long trek to the battlefield.
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iley
Warrant Officer
iley Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:24 pm
This was my first playing of this scenario.

Take that into consideration.
Chosen Man
Lieutenant Colonel
Chosen Man Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:42 pm
French must be pragmatic
KG_RangerBooBoo
Brigadier General
KG_RangerBooBoo Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:03 pm
One of the best
Nalla99
Private 1st Class
Nalla99 Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:50 pm
Not a lot of room to move around. Set piece battle with the Brits needing reinforcement in the nick of time.
Plain Ian
Private 1st Class
Plain Ian Tue Aug 29, 2023 12:48 pm
Allies have few choices early on. Ensure Gemioncourt is well garrisoned and find good positions for their artillery.
Initial reinforcements should be sent to form second line as 1st/2nd Bde will not stand long but also to watch left flank.
French must move quickly. Cavalry can be used to flank but must be supported with some infantry.