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037.Hastenbeck - July 26, 1757 - JTS The Seven Years War

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037.Hastenbeck - July 26, 1757

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French (SYW) 0 - 0 - 1 Army of Observation (SYW)
Rating: 5.7 (2)
Games Played: 1
SM: 4
Turns: 48
Type: Stock
First Side: French (SYW)
Second Side: Army of Observation (SYW)
The Battle of Hastenbeck - The Opening of the Seven Years War left the British in a difficult position. They'd called a number of Hanoverian troops to Britain to defend against a potential French invasion. Eventually they were able to send those units to Hanover to defend the Electorate as new British units were raised. Then they formed the Army of Observation under the Duke of Cumberland to defend the Electorate against the French. The delays in raising the Army allowed the French to cross the line of the Weser. Cumberland took a defensive position near Hastenbeck, and awaited the French assault.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
Nortan's ProfileNortan Slightly Pro Army of Observation (SYW) 7
D-Day_Dodger's ProfileD-Day_Dodger Moderately Pro Army of Observation (SYW) 1
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
Army of Observation (SYW) Nortan's Profile Nortan vs. D-Day_Dodger D-Day_Dodger's Profile French (SYW) Army of Observation (SYW) Major Win 56 8
D-Day_Dodger
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D-Day_Dodger Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:41 pm
This is NOT a fun scenario to play as the French. Most units have D morale and for every C morale unit there is an E morale unit. Also, it hard to accomplish anything when most of the units are detached and incapable of meleeing.