MM06 Hohenlinden (3 December 1800)

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Total plays 5 - Last reported by Fencer on 2019-12-03 10:20:30

Hohenlinden - 3 December 1800

Historical Background
As France's General Jean Moreau was advancing towards Munich with 100,000 troops, Archduke John was hoping to use his 130,000 men to outflank him and cut off his supply lines. With the French seeming to be trying to do the same, John changed his plan and instead drove straight down the main road to Munich near Hohenlinden.
Unfortunately, for the Austrians, he ran full into the waiting French who had taken strong defensive positions straddling the road. Excellent work on the flanks by General Ney, General Grouchy and General Richepanse shattered the Austrians, who fled. Moreau lost some 5000 killed and wounded, while John had to report 18,000 casualties.
Austria signed an armistice three weeks later.
The stage is set. The battle lines are drawn and you are in command. Can you change history?

 

Set-Up Order

Forest 31
Hill 2

 

Battle Notes

Austrian Army
• Commander: Archduke John
• 4 Command Cards
• (Optional 4 Tactician Cards)
• Move First

Line Infantry Light Infantry Grenadier Infantry Light Cavalry Heavy Cavalry Cuirassier Heavy Cavalry Foot Artillery Leader   Line Infantry
6 1 2 2 1 1 3 3     2

French Army
• Commander: Moreau
• 5 Command Cards
• (Optional 5 Tactician Cards)

Line Infantry Light Infantry Light Cavalry Heavy Cavalry Foot Artillery Horse Artillery Leader
6 4 1 1 2 1 3

 

Victory
5 Banners

Special Rules
1. Light Blue units are Bavarians. They are treated as Russian Line.
2. Snow. No unit may move more than 2 hexes except by La Grande Manouevre or Tactician Card.

Tags: Banners: 5, Army: Allies, Army: Austrian, Army: French, Special Rule: Bavarian units

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Mark-McG replied the topic: #3803 3 years 3 months ago
change for Exp.5
2. Snow. No unit may move more than 2 hexes except by La Grande Manouevre or Tactician Card.
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Mark-McG replied the topic: #2915 4 years 4 months ago
V3 setup

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