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Postby Morik » Mon Sep 05, 2005 9:56 pm

If artillery is the "queen of the battlefield" who is the king???

If the guard artyllery is napoleons daugthers, who is his wife? and perhaps his son???

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Postby Lord Crow » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:03 pm

This should be in the napoleonic section. In answer to your questions though, Cavalry be the kings? Napoleons Sons, Imperial Guard? His wife, France?

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Postby Morik » Mon Sep 05, 2005 10:19 pm

O yes you are rigth Lord crow, plz move it there, its here because i was thinking of the game when i posted, because i was remembering what lord ash said about arty beeing the "queen of the battlefield", silly me were my mind wanders some times.

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Postby Lord Ashram » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:10 pm

Great, now you made me nervous that I got that quote wrong...

Now, the thing is; the King in CHESS sense, or in "the king is best" sense?:)
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Postby SirDabrowski » Mon Sep 05, 2005 11:56 pm

If we're talking "King's" of the battlefield, I'd say you'd have to turn your eyes to Poland and her Hussaria and Lancer's! :)

I think Crow's got it right, the King's of the battlefield are usually the Cavalry, or in today's battlefield, the Armor.

And wait one second. If France is the wife of Napoleon.. then all the women in France would be his wife, too, right? Man. Napoleon was lucky! :lol:

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Postby Lady Meg » Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:08 am

Napoleon referred to his troops as his children and his Old Guard as his sons in particular. I do not know of any reference personifying a ?wife?. Moving. :wink:

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Postby Morik » Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:35 am

If France is the wife of Napoleon.. then all the women in France would be his wife, too, right? Man. Napoleon was lucky!


Arent French womens the ones that dont shve their armpit. :shock:

Thinking about it it makes sence, the guard beeing his sons and arty his dauthers. Cuz his dauthers would stay behind and he would send his sons forward.

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Postby JK » Tue Sep 06, 2005 1:29 pm

I always thought infantry was regarded as the 'queen of battles' in the horse and musket period.

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