Italeri 1/72 Waterloo 200 Battle at La Haye Sainte Waterloo 1815 Battleset 6111
From 16th to 18th June the French troops and the
Allied troops clashed on battlefields of Belgium. The battles of Ligny and
Quatre Bras were only the proem of the most famous and well-known battle of the
military history. A date and a place : 18th June 1815, Waterloo. Wellington
considered the farm of La Haie Sainte a strategic point of his defensive line.
In the afternoon, Napoleon ordered to Marshal Ney to launch the assault to the
farm in order to obtain a significant outpost. The farm was strenuously defended
by Allied troops, that had fortified the buildings since the morning. The clash
was fierce and the French troops, supported by artillery, were able to conquer
La Haie Sainte only in the late afternoon. At 7 p.m. , thanks to the strategic
value of the farm, the French Imperial Guard can start the assault but it is too
late. Prussian troops leaded by Blucher, vainly searched by Marshal Grouchy,
break on the battlefield to support British Army.
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