An ideal way to start your Napoleonic armies – Represent the heroic defence of Hougoumont, the vital strongpoint on Wellingtons right flank. As the initial attack by the French 1st légère kicks off, the 1/2 Nassau and Hanoverians desperately defend the woods and orchards.
11:30 the French skirmishers advance
11:35 the French 1st légère attack – 1/2 Nassau/Hanoverians fallback to the farm.
The defenders hold with many individual deeds of gallantry – standing firm for 9 hours of constant attack. Forging history in a what is now described as a “Battle within a battle”
This bundle contains;
– One boxed set of Late French Light Infantry
– One boxed set of Napoleonic Hanoverian Infantry
– One pack of five 4Ground Mature Orchard Trees with base
– One blister of Napoleonic Nassau Light Infantry Firing
– One blister of Napoleonic French Voltigeurs Skirmishing
…and – you get the following two blisters ABSOLUTELY FREE!
– One blister of Napoleonic Late French Casualties (1812 – 1815)
– One blister of British Napoleonic Casualties (Waterloo)