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MD12 - Charasiab - 6 October 1879

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Historical Overview
The Battle of Charasiab was fought during the Second Anglo-Afghan War, between British and Indian troops against Afghan forces. The British were led by Major-General Sir Frederick Roberts, then commander of the Kabul Field Force, and the Afghans by Nek Mohammed Khan, Governor of Kabul and uncle of Yakub Khan, the former Amir. Having driven the Afghans from the hills surrounding Charasiab, the British were able to resume their advance on Kabul.
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The stage is set, the battle lines are drawn, and you are in command. The rest is history.

Set-Up Order

Woods x
Hills x

 

British Troops
General Frederick Roberts
6 Command cards
Move First

 

     
XX XX XX XX

Afghan Tribes
Nek Mohammed Khan
5 Command cards

     
XX XX XX XX

Victory
6 Banners

Special Rules 
- Cross sabers hits only in melee

British Army:

- British Highlanders: The 2 british redcoat INF units (with bearskin hats and badge) may ignore 1 flag and hits also on XSW in range combat.
- British Gurkhas: The british-indian unit on the left (with badge) are Gurkhas.  They  may ignore 1 flag and ignores terrain battle restrictions in close combat.
- British Engineers: The british unit on the left (with shovels and badge) are Engineers. They  ignores terrain battle restrictions in close combat. Instead of battling, they may built a fieldwork in    her own or an adjacent hex or may built a bridge on a river hex. They can upgrade this fieldwork in a further turn to an entrenchment.
- Horse Artillery: The british horse artillery may move 0-1 and battles with  4-3-2-1 or move 2 and no battle.

Afghan Army:

- Tribes with swords: - Strength 5 figures - Move 0-1 and battle 3-2-1 OR move 2 without battle
- Tribes with muskets: - Strength 4 figures - Move 1 and battle 3-2-1 OR don´t move and battle 4-3-2-1

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