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034.Kolin (morning start) - June 18, 1757 - JTS The Seven Years War

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034.Kolin (morning start) - June 18, 1757

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Prussian (SYW) 0 - 0 - 2 Austrian (SYW)
Rating: 5.03 (3)
Games Played: 2
SM: 4
Turns: 48
Type: Stock
First Side: Prussian (SYW)
Second Side: Austrian (SYW)
The Battle of Kolin (Morning Start) - After his victory at Prague, Frederick hoped to quickly subdue the Austrians trapped in the city. However, they were more stubborn than he hoped, and a new Austrian Army led by Feldmarschall Daun was coming up in relief. Initially Frederick dispatched Bevern to observe this force. However, in mid June, Frederick himself joined Bevern with a portion of the main army. The morning of June 18, he attempted to march across the front of the Austrian position, and roll them up from the right. However, Daun had anticipated this, and had reserves ready to counter Frederick. By the end of the day, Frederick would know the taste of defeat for the first time in his career. [Note: This scenario begins early in the morning, before Frederick's flank march.]
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Captain Al's ProfileCaptain Al Totally Pro Austrian (SYW) 7
panther421's Profilepanther421 Moderately Pro Austrian (SYW) 4
jim pfleck's Profilejim pfleck Slightly Pro Austrian (SYW) 6
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Austrian (SYW) jim pfleck's Profile jim pfleck vs. Alpha Zwo Alpha Zwo's Profile Prussian (SYW) Austrian (SYW) Major Win 56 8
Austrian (SYW) Captain Al's Profile Captain Al vs. panther421 panther421's Profile Prussian (SYW) Austrian (SYW) Major Win 56 8
Captain Al
Master Sergeant
Captain Al Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:43 am
Austrians have overwhelming numbers. Not sure how Prussians would attack to win this scenario.
panther421
Private 1st Class
panther421 Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:22 pm
Austrian army significantly larger and in a better starting position than the Prussian Army. Terrain is very favorable to the Austrians. Very difficult scenario for the Prussians.
jim pfleck
2nd Lieutenant
jim pfleck Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:12 pm
An uphill challenge for the Prussians. Literally. They are outnumbered and have to attack uphill. That said, I do want to try this one as the Prussians sometime.