After Action Report
Count Wilhelm Reinhard von Neipperg moves his 5th Austrian Corps (84 AP/ 10 Morale) into Silesia and encamps his forces at Glatz. By this move he covers the Silesian fortresses of Breslau, Cosel, Glatz, and Neisse swarting any Prussian attepts to occupy these important fortress towns. Continue reading
December 1740 the Prussian Army led by the jung King himself invades the Duchy of Silesia in an effort to wrest this prosperous province from the house of Habsburg. The young queen is determined to fight for here rights and inheritance. Instead of yielding Maria Theresia prepares her country for war.
Since long I have been fascinated by the epic wars that shaped the history of Central Europe in the late 17th and 18th centuries. There are some very good rules to play the period. I will write more of these in a later post.