4928Re:: offensive fire question
- 26 Sep
> That's right - if the attackers are outranged, the defenders can pin them down where they can't effectively> reply. You see this a lot in the Franco-Prussian War where the Prussian needleguns really need to close with> the French chassepots.
I did this a lot during our Franco-Prussian War campaign. Stopped the sausage-eaters just outside their 3" close range but well within French 6" close range. They got the odd disruption result against us while we usually knocked out stands. Worked a charm until the Krupp guns worked us over.
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