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British Army of the Rhine, circa 1970Featured image : British Army of the Rhine, circa 1970


A selection of re-enactors representing the British Army of the Rhine during the 1970's. They are dressed and equiped for the period in British DPM camouflage, '58 pattern webbing, puttees around the boots, and SLR L1A1 rifles (with the earlier woode...

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012


Featured battle : La Ferté-sur-Aube (28 February 1814)

When Oudinot pulled back from Bar-sur-Aube [27 Feb.] Macdonald was left 'hung out to dry' as the extreme right wing of Napoleon's scattered corps. Only a few of the Austrian troops came into action and Macdonald was able to extricate most of his forc...

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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