The First Battle Lost: 1809 in Germany

Article number: TWC-1809-1
Availability: On backorder

The First Battle Lost includes everything you need to begin recreating the first two phases of the War of the 5th Coalition: organization, maps, historical briefings, and uniforms.
Archduke Charles, cautioned his brother, Emperor Francis, that Austria was unprepared for the war it was about to begin: …the first battle lost is a death sentence for the monarchy…

With his army concentrated in the Iberian Peninsula, Napoleon redirected all available forces to counter the Austrian declaration of war and its invasion of Bavaria.

The First Battle Lost offers ten scenarios covering The Bavarian Spring and the Aspern-Essling Campaign.

  • Teugen-Hausen
  • Dünzling (Thann)
  • Abensberg
  • Laichling (Eggmühl Day 1)
  • Landshut
  • Eckmühl (Eggmühl Day 2)
  • Neumarkt-Sankt Veit
  • Ratisbon (Regensburg)
  • Ebelsberg
  • Linz-Urfahr
  • Aspern-Essling

In addition to hundreds of uniform images, covering every unit involved in the scenarios of the campaign!

The First Battle Lost, 1809 in Germany Campaign Guide is compatible with ESR Original Edition, ESR Second Edition, and nearly any other Napoleonic tabletop wargame.

Orders of battle provide detail down to the battalion level and maps are offered in scale miles.

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