Ranged against them the might of the French army with Ney in command.
|French Cuirassiers and Horse Artillery
|A French Brigade
|The attack develops
|Eeck where did my flank go?
This got messy with a French Dragoon unit rolling-up an infantry battalion and the artillery. On the other side the Young Guard also rolled-up an infantry unit. At a stroke the Belgiums had lost one end of the bridge.
|The end is near
The German reinforcements arrived and were duly fed into the defensive position but it was already weakened. With the French force and foot achieving success on the flanks the position was lost when the Belgiums reached the 50% army break point.
|French and Belgium cavalry battle