The snow covered the ground, our breath froze on our faces, anxiety wracked our bodies. What would the next few hours hold? In the distance we could make out the white-coated Austrians and their green-coated Russian allies confidently anticipating a quick victory over us. Suddenly shouts of 'Vive L'Empereur' can be heard from amongst our ranks - there on his white horse sits Napoleon. Our little caporal who we have followed across Europe. No more do we doubt victory. 'En avant!' cries out and our troops move forward. The battle of Austerlitz has begun.
A few of the members of the unit at The Napoleonic Fair, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester,