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Offline MengJiao

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Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« on: September 12, 2022, 08:46:14 AM »

  So Waller, in the Summer of 1644, tried to chop up King Charles I (now we have a Charles III!) army on the march.  Historically, that didn't work out very well, but
if you just get everybody over the Cherwell River and forget about the geographic objectives...maybe Waller can do better:

 

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Re: Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2022, 05:47:01 AM »

  So Waller, in the Summer of 1644, tried to chop up King Charles I (now we have a Charles III!) army on the march.  Historically, that didn't work out very well, but
if you just get everybody over the Cherwell River and forget about the geographic objectives...maybe Waller can do better:

  Is Waller doing better?  Well, it looks like the river isn't going to help him as it did in the end historically, but he does have artillery on hand and deployed and Charles I does not:


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Re: Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2022, 11:41:38 AM »
Watching intently!  :clap:
"Take a look at that". Sgt. Wilkerson-- CMBN. His last words after spotting a German tank on the other side of a hedgerow.

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Re: Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2022, 11:39:05 AM »
Watching intently!  :clap:

  Good!  And Waller charges:


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Re: Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2022, 09:10:21 AM »
Watching intently!  :clap:

  Good!  And Waller charges:

  Waller and Middleton both charge:


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Re: Pivotal Moment at Cropredy Bridge
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2022, 07:35:10 AM »
Watching intently!  :clap:

  Good!  And Waller charges:

  Waller and Middleton both charge:

  With only about an hour left on the clock (things have see-sawed a lot...pretty good scenario!)  Bennet gets ready to charge while
 Waller and co rally or otherwise recover (reloading their pistoles even) (in the end Waller held on as the clock ran out so I gave him a minor victory versus his historical minor defeat):



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