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Old 20-02-2011, 13:31
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Cool The Battle of Abu Klea

This 1885 battle demonstrates the British Army's use of the SQUARE when the attacking force outnumbers the "defenders"ie the British Army


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Old 10-06-2011, 10:26
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Default Re: THE BATTLE OF ABU KLEA

This battle- I have used a model of how the British Army normally fought large numbers of native belligerants.At Maiwand in Afghanistan the GOC., Burrows abandoned the square; and fought in column abreast thus opening his flanks and a massaccre ensued.

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