A Day at the Home of the WAB Corner

Last Saturday, Dean M. invited me to his home to play in his epic scenario re-fighting the Siege of Haengju.  Now Dean has already posted a detailed narrative of the painful blow by blow on his blog and you can check it out there.

But I had taken some additional pictures that show the beauty of his miniatures and the overall scope of the battle, so here they are:

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The Castle
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The Koreans defending their village and shrine.
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Another view of the Castle and it’s defenders.
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Manning the first line of defense.
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The forces of the Japanese (right flank).
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The forces of the Japanese (left flank).
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The Japanese center.
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The Main Body of the Japanese army shifts left as it moves towards the Castle.
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Japanese Cavalry covers the right flank against any possible counter-attack.
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The extreme left flank of the Japanese battle line prepares to assault the lower defensive works.
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The Assault Begins!
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The First Assault while courageous is repelled by the determined defenders.
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Disgusted to see his troops retreating, the Japanese General orders another assault.
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The Korean defenders are unable to stop the ferocity of the Samurai who successfully breach the first defensive wall.

Ultimately the Japanese breach the upper wall and route a sizable number of the Korean defenders!  Unlike actually history, today at the home of WAB Corner, Japan is victorious!  A great day and a great game.  Thanks Dean for putting it together and James for being a sporting opponent.