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Featured battle : Courtray

Part of The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Date : 11 May 1794

The numerically superior French force suffered almost as many casualties as the Coalition force before the Austro-Hanoverians withdrew. One of the three battles that make up the battle of Courtray 10, 11 & 12th May 1794 see Willems and Inglemunster.

Featured image :

British Paratroopers, Mortar section.

British Paratroopers, Mortar section.

Re-enactors from the Victory in Europe Re-enactment Association (VERA) as a paratroop heavy weapons platoon in action in north-west Europe, 1944. They portray soldiers of the 1st Battallion, The Border Regt. And are demonstrating how a crew would adjust, load and fire the British 3 inch mortar.

Gallery updated : 2015-04-29 22:28:38

Featured review :

Waterloo Archive Volume IV: British Sources

Gareth Glover [Ed]
Another superb collection of original material not only from front line troops but also from reserve and support services. See review of Volume VI for an overview of the series.
Frontline Books, Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2012

Reviewed : 2015-03-31 08:36:53